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American Travel Planners Exclusive Memberships

September 19th, 2017

April 2015: This action was voluntarily dismissed , the reasons for which have not been disclosed. September 2014: A class-action lawsuit was filed against American Travel Planners for allegedly falsely advertising its member benefits. Among other things, the complaint claims that the company falsely promises members exclusive benefits – such as access to travel packages

STS Vacations and Travel Guard Travel Insurance

January 9th, 2017

In December 2016, a class-action lawsuit was filed against STS Vacations (a travel agency offering vacation packages, destination wedding packages, and travel insurance) for allegedly deceptively advertising Travel Guard travel insurance policies for emergency medical expenses, travel delay, trip interruption, and lost baggage when the advertised insurance did not actually exist, the travel agency had


June 16th, 2016 reader says discount travel website misled her on a promotion.

Grand Getaway Travel Membership Benefits

September 14th, 2015

December 2015: This action was dismissed because the parties reached a settlement agreement. September 2015: A false advertising class-action lawsuit was filed against Grand Getaway Travel Services (a travel service company that sells vacation club memberships). Among other things, the complaint alleges that the company misleadingly promises consumers who purchase a “Vacation Club Membership” receive

Travel Insurance Assurance?

November 21st, 2013

This Thanksgiving, ensure you know what’s what with the various assurances of travel insurance.

Total up the Real Toll in Travel Offers

January 10th, 2012

When you’re thinking about planning your dream vacation to the Caribbean, the last thing you want to worry about is getting ripped-off.  But, unfortunately, crooks exist everywhere and the world of traveling is no exception. What to Look Out For: Hidden fees:  Ever seen an ad boasting round-trip airfare to Mexico for only $99 and

Trip Insurance from Alaska Airlines

November 21st, 2019

In October 2019, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Alaska Airlines for allegedly misleadingly representing that travel insurance sold on its website is provided by a separate company, Allianz Global Assistance, without disclosing that the airline receives an allegedly illegal kickback for each sale. (Shattenkirk et al v. Alaska Airlines, Inc., Case No. 19-cv-1656, W.

Volvo XC90 T8

November 1st, 2019

January 2019: The claims against Volvo Cars of North America were voluntarily dismissed , the reasons for which have not been disclosed. The claims against Volvo Car USA remain pending. May 2018: This lawsuit was transferred to a court in New Jersey. (Laurens et al v. Volvo Cars of North America, LLC et al, Case


October 22nd, 2019

October 2019: An arbitrator dismissed the arbitration concluding that the arbitration agreement was illusory. Later in the month, a federal judge granted the parties’ motion to lift the stay and reopen the case. September 2018: A federal judge stayed this action and administratively closed the case pending the outcome of arbitration. August 2017: The case

Aloe Veritas

October 21st, 2019

MLM becomes the first to have its ad claims referred to the FTC by direct selling self-regulatory program.

AT&T’s International Roaming Fees

September 24th, 2019

January 2019: The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals denied the company’s petition for permission to appeal the district court’s August 2018 order. (AT&T Mobility LLC et al v. McArdle, Case No. 18-cv-80102, 9th Cir.) August 2018: A federal judge granted part of the plaintiff’s motion for class certification and certified the class of individuals who

July 19th, 2019

Who is the constant prompting on actually benefiting, the consumer or the site?

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