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Global Discovery Vacations Complaints & Reviews

Global Discovery Vacations / duped/lied to/fraud — global discovery vacation

CANS16 on Sep 1, 2018

Do not purchase from global discovery vacations. We never received the free airline tickets and hotel we were promised. We paid our money and they keep asking for more IOT redeem our prize. In addition we are military and have access to armed forces vacation club. We paid $9000 for thi...

Global Discovery Vacations / unethical

Bonny Sanders on Jul 18, 2018

I want my money back and cancel my contract ASAP! I "purchased" a membership to this organization, and because I was a goldstar family member of the military, they "gave" me what they call a better deal.. that was almost two years ago. I have moved to another state, and tried on numerou...

Global Discovery Vacations / travel club

Gloria Berridge on Jul 6, 2018

I seriously believe the people complaining about Global do not understand how the club works. We have been members for 13 years and have probably taken 50 week long condo stays by utilizing our member weeks along with the getaway weeks. Yes, you may have to book well in advance (especially...

Global Discovery Vacations / company sold bogus vacations and charged fees interest for non usable product

Bob Massucco on Nov 12, 2017

Should have been paid in full in 2014 Started 08/20/2011, never took any vacations, not even the free vacation, we were told fees start once you use the vacation, and only that year of the vacation used. We look at the vacation and they were not where we wanted to go the pricing is not...

Global Discovery Vacations / vacation club

1m on Aug 10, 2017

This place is a total scam. They promise that you will be able to get your favorite vacation location without delays. That is a total lie, 1st of all when you sign onto their website, you are not given many options to vacation, then when you select an option from the limited selection, the...

Global Discovery Vacations / k

Jo on Jan 22, 2017

They never have anything open when I plan to go somewhere not even if I plan ahead. Elite in mandeville la sold me this package for global discovery vacations. They offered a promotion of getting a 3 day 2 night getaway. So I bought into the non sense and I received the offer. They asked...

Global Discovery Vacations / travel club

justice 4 the victims on Jul 22, 2016

Just left this exhausting, high pressured selling presentation at the gdv. When the salesman said it would cost$ 13, 900 to become a travel member then I almost fell out of my seat. This was ridiculous. Then you would have to keep up with peak and off peak time to travel. Since they did...

Global Discovery Vacations / vacation scam!

DianaPM on Feb 9, 2016

I responded to a news paper advertisement in 2012. Promising me a free cruise if I attended a brief seminar informing, and educating me on how to benefit from traveling all over the world at the fraction of the cost. At the seminar, Although, I told the representative several times that I can...

Global Discovery Vacations - Poor Customer Service / substandard vacation accommodations

Reviewer54837 on Dec 22, 2015

In 2007 My husband and I purchased the Global Discovery Vacation 5 star package. It was a high pressure presentation and "if you don't buy tonight the price will definite go up. This is a great deal." At the time, I had the feeling the salesmen were at best "questionable." The tactics were...

Global Discovery Vacation / membership for travel


We were not told that we could not cancel our membership - this was in the fine print. The day we went to the demonstration we felt pushed into a membership right away - we could not take it home and think about it or read all of the paperwork. One of the promotions to get us to go to the...

Global Discovery Vacation / fire sales are usually scam

JohnNewYork on Dec 8, 2014

Recently my wife and i attended one fo the sale presentation, during which they presented the membership at $14, 990 for 6 stars and 2 Expressway, plus annual activity fee of $389.00, and $179 for each week (7 nights) booked. At the end of presentation, it dropped to $12, 990. Once we sat...

Global Discovery Vacations / overpromising / lack of value

tomcat3333 on Jul 14, 2014

Global Discovery Vacations (GDV) is a travel company, or club, that offers a variety of services. To join, you have to attend a 90-minute presentation (and rceive a number of incentives) and pay a fee. I believe their starting price was $10K or more, but by the time we negotiated on a...

Global Discovery Vacations / watch out

weinsteigern on Jul 23, 2012

If you are considering enrolling into Global Discovery Vacations, please reconsider. My ex-fiance enrolled and then filed bankruptcy and now somehow I am stuck with almost 3, 000 to pay. Of my monthly payment of $50.00, only $22.00 goes towards the principle balance. There is a new...

Global Discoveries Vacations / incentive program


Too soon to tell if the Global Discoveries Vacations is a scam but the incentive program to get you in the door definitely is. We were told we would get 2 free airline tickets. The word "free" is relative - by the time you jump through all the hoops and correspondence necessary for limited...

Global Vacaction Network (Global Discovery Vacation) / scam

carrie2124 on Jun 14, 2012

My husband and I went to there office to see what they had to offer and everything seemed fine at first. We are working on buying a house so we didn't want anything on our credit and they said they had a deal that would work for that. So we signed up for a 1 year trial membership and...

Global Discovery Vacations / can't get where you want or the dates

i have been a member since 2003, and have been a concienge member for quite a few years, which allowes me to book a vacation 13 months ahead, and I still cannot book the place and date i want. giving them 6 weeks leaway. It is like a fight to the death. it was ok for a while and then it...

Global Discovery Vacation / properties unable

Diana Cooper on Sep 15, 2011

Every time we tried to book a property, it was unable. We tried for 6 months to book in Florida in 2010 and finally gave up. As far as we are concerned we wasted $1500, which we could hardly afford being retired. They wanted an additional $380+ each year just to keep membership active...

Global Discovery Vacations / disappointed & embarrassed

flossiehannah on Sep 6, 2011

My husband and I have been members of Global Discovery Vacation Club for more than a year now and we still haven't paid even half of the $3700 that we signed up for. The interest rate is ridiculous and we don't even have anything to show for our frustration. The free trip that we...

Global Discovery Vacations / misrepresenters

regeit on Sep 2, 2011

We went to a presentation for the incentives and liked the concept, but we didn't buy. I like to investigate on my own first. Sure glad I waited. The incentives we were supposed to get were not as represented. If they lie about the small stuff, what do you think will happen after they...

Global Discovery Vacations / terrible customer service

mspradling on Aug 31, 2011

Have only booked one vacation but every time I call the membership hotline I get forwarded to a VM and it takes at least a day to answer any questions I might have. Plus the majority of the paperwork that they give you is chalked full of BS making it difficult to find any kind of relevant...