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November 27th, 2017

September 2018: A federal judge stayed this action and administratively closed the case pending the outcome of arbitration. August 2017: The case was transferred from a court in California to one in Texas. (Yiru v. WorldVentures, Case No. 17-cv-2155, N. D. TX.) June 2017: The case was transferred to federal court. (Yiru et al v.

November 13th, 2017

In October 2017, a class-action lawsuit was filed against (a website that travelers can use to book hotel rooms) for allegedly failing to disclose in its marketing materials a hidden booking fee, as well as other important information about hotel reservations and cancellation policies. Plaintiffs also claim that the website makes it impossible to

Spirit Airlines Prices

September 7th, 2017

In August 2017, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Spirit Airlines for allegedly using bait-and-switch marketing tactics. Specifically, the complaint alleges that the airline misleadingly represents that it is a “low-cost, low-fare airline” offering affordable travel when, according to plaintiffs, customers pay more than the advertised price because the airline charges additional fees that are

The MPG of GM Vehicles

July 27th, 2017

July 2017: A federal judge preliminarily approved a settlement of the Ellis case. According to the settlement terms, class members may receive either a cash award in the amount of $750 or $1,500 (the amount depends on the difference between the correct and incorrect estimates of the cost of fuel on the window stickers), or

JustFly, FlightHub

June 8th, 2017

Advertised base fares on booking sites excluded the cost of filling up the planes, competitor claimed.

Majestic Rivers of Europe

June 8th, 2017

A class-action lawsuit was filed against Vantage Travel Service for allegedly making deceptive representations about its “Majestic Rivers of Europe” tour (a European tour that travels through Austria, Germany, and Hungary). Among other things, the complaint alleges that travelers paid for a 15-day luxury cruise but instead received a five-day cruise and eight-day bus trip.

Expedia Member Hotels

May 19th, 2017

Class-action lawsuit alleges booking site is engaging in a “classic bait and switch.”

Digital Altitude

April 19th, 2017

MLM’s unusual earnings claims send up a red flag.


April 4th, 2017

Travel site would do well to renovate how it informs consumers about hotel renovations.

HomeAway, Inc.

February 27th, 2017

A false advertising class-action lawsuit was filed against HomeAway, Inc. (an operator of vacation rental websites) for allegedly promising that it did not charge travelers any service fees and the use of its websites would remain free to travelers when, in reality, the company changed its business model in February 2016 and began to charge

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