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HomeAway / AWFUL customer service! Stay away!

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Reviewer31784 on 2016-02-04
We recently booked a reservation through VRBO for a ski vacation in Snowshoe, WV the week between Christmas and New Year's 2015 (VRBO#273113). Due to the extremely mild weather, the resort was closed due to lack of snow. As in no skiing. At all. We contacted the owner to try to move...

HomeAway - Texas, Austin / Cancellation Protection scam

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RobertCarter on 2016-01-21
I purchased my vacation on Nov 29th and as usual I also bought the trip cancellation. I have the email saying you have paid and received the cancellation protection plan. I have undergone a surgery which will prevent me from going on my vacation. I first emailed the property owner who said...

HomeAway - Texas, Austin / HomeAway are scammers.

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Jasmine9 on 2016-01-07
We booked a property through HomeAway. But one day before we supposed to check in the owner of that property called and said he cancelled our reservation. It was on Christmas. We had no place to go and the owner refused to give us our money back. We went to the nearest café and contacted...

HomeAway - Texas, Austin / Useless website!

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Mort on 2016-01-04
We rented a house for 2 week vacation. But we had to leave the place one week earlier. The house we rented was not what was advertised. The property was very small and dirty, there were rats and insects everywhere! Also we had to change all smoke detectors as they were ringing all the...

HomeAway - Texas, Austin / Worthless Customer Service

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Mable Butler on 2015-07-27
Mon. 07/21/15 called booking dept at 1-888-640-6970 talked to Qwaiin about renting a property (3724272) in New Orleans, Lousiana. Told him the dates, he quoted me the same price as on website. He took my deposit paymnet of $280.00 (what was taken from my bank accoutnt was $215.50 -...

HomeAway - Pennsylvania, Yardley / Deposit

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Shari Fitz-Patrick on 2015-06-24
BEWARE OF HOMEAWAY.COM. Most rentals are now being booked through Homeaway.com. On Sunday I tried to book a rental and had to give my credit card, thinking that once the rental was confirmed they would debit my card. NO, they took the money $2, 000 out there and then and five minutes later...

Homeaway/VRBO.com / Arm-bending tactics

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Danbury on 2014-12-11
I've been advertising my house as a vacation rental on vrbo.com for two years, and I really dislike this company. They are fixated on getting homeowners to sign up for the online booking program. Constant emails about it. Finally, they've decide to actually punish those of us who...

Home Away/vrbo / Double billed

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Douglass010306 on 2014-11-06
I rented a house in Florida through the VRBO/HomeAway website. I entered my debit card number and my account was charged twice. I fwanted to know what happened. After speaking to SEVERAL agents at HomeAway and contacting the owner, we were both given wrong information from HomeAway agent...

Homeaway.co.uk / Wrongs addresses of apartment and no refund

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Intox on 2014-06-21
I want to warn all people that the website www.homeaway.co.uk is real scam. I found the apartment on this website and paid deposit for it, but it turned out that the location was wrong. These jerks intentionally provided fault address and afterwards they refused to return money. They are...

homeaway.com.au / They didn’t post ads, but took money for this service

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Cart45 on 2014-04-01
I contacted the agent from the website www.homeaway.com.au and asked them to place my ad about house for rent. I was away for several months, so I decided to rent my house out. The agent took my personal info and money from my card, but after that I haven’t found the ad about my...

Homeaway.com - Louisiana, New Orleans / Fraud and Scam

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GaryGrudz on 2013-05-02
I tried to rent several large properties through home away. After sending an email to a few "owners" I received replies with deposit and terms information. Turns out that they were scammers. Not owners. After contacting HomeAway and filing a complaint they did nothing. I called one of the...

Home Away - Arizona, Ahwatukee / Bad rental experiance

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lakeside girl on 2013-03-19
We rented a condo on VRBO - Home Away and had a horrible experience. It was listed as a luxery condo for $3000.00 a month. We rented for the month of Feb 2013. We arrived to find it filthy and the property mngr. had no clue and accused us of creating problems. The furnishings were cheap and...

Homeaway.com, Vrbo.com, Vacationrentals.com,home Away Homeaway Vrbo, Brian Sharples, Carl Shepherd, Brent Bellm, Tom Hale, Lynn Atchison,jon Gray - Texas, Austin / Illegal Vacation Rentals Ruin Vacations

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Con sumer Alert on 2013-03-07
Home Away, INC, Homeaway.com and VRBO.com are websites that advertise 'Vacation Rentals' which are really just homes, condo's, etc... that are individually owned and rented out for short periods of time to vacationers. We actually have a 'vacation rental' next door to...

Homeaway.com HomeAway.com, VRBO.com, VacationRentals.com, CyberRentals.com, A1Vacations.com, GreatRentals.com and TripHomes.com; the U.K.: Holiday-Rentals.co.uk and OwnersDirect.co.uk SCAM SITES+FAKE REVIEWS!!!+HomeAway.com+VRBO.com+VacationRentals.c - Texas / The reviews are subjective and manipulated by reviewers and homeowners alike.

Untrustworty Review System Sep 21, 2010 wwwvrbocom20213 says: DislikesOtherPoor customer support Comments: This site has a bogus and worthless traveler review system. The system has no quality control measures to validate reviews. The reviews are subjective and manipulated by reviewers and...

Homeaway.com / What a poor experience from Home Away and VRBO

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Kaplune on 2013-01-09
What a total rip off. Their policy is for customer to pay in full and Home Away will get to your ad when we feel like it. I paid for a platinum membership on Jan 1st with the understanding that my ad would not be posted until I had all the information in the ad. I had info in by Jan...

Homeaway.com - Texas, Austin / homeaway.com vacationrentals.com vrbo.com Don't post negative reviews, completely shield property owners which is their revenue source

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Laura-ny on 2012-12-13
After filing a complaint with Homeaway which didn't produce any results I tried to post a negative review about a property owner, Irina Velichko, who took advantage of me during the hurricane Sandy in NYC. Very aggressive and unethical person. Homeaway made me edit it at least 3 or 4...

Homeaway.com / There is no customer service

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Bolduine on 2012-12-08
I was going to write that the customer service couldn't get worse, then decided that was misleading. There is no customer service. We have been members for 4 years, gold level (they just increased the cost from $700 to $750 for guaranteed placement) for 3- long enough to know without...

Homeaway.com / If you do use them and something does go wrong, good luck

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Labeke on 2012-11-21
We used Home Away for the first time last month so my family, parents, and brother could all stay together the weekend of my brother's wedding. The condo we reserved was fine and well supplied until we discovered one night that a corner had 20+ insect eggs burrowed in and insect...

Homeaway.com / I lost over $3,000 for rental

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Riden on 2012-11-06
I have used VRBO mainly in the past and have had wonderful vacations. Recently I used HomeAway??? The owner received my money and then the manager of property notified me the day before I was to arrive that the owner had booked over me with a personal business acquaintance? I have been in...

Homeaway.com / He is not to be trusted for his word or actions

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Naidixe on 2012-10-19
We were going to rent a house in Orlando and after a month our plans got changed. We asked the owner for a refund on our deposit which was suppose to be 100% refunded. The owner has not given me my deposit nor has the company did anything to the owner for his actions. I scanned numerou...

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