Ebookers Reviews - www.ebookers.com

Click here if this is your business
★★★☆☆
3.1 / 5
58% of users recommend this
Click here if this is your business

Summary

www.ebookers.com is a travel website where you can book your holiday online. If you have used ebookers let us know what you thought of their website and service. Otherwise if you are thinking of booking your next holiday with ebookers read the reviews below first.
? Ask our helpful community of experts about this product or company
Ebookers www.ebookers.com - Ask a question now

Refine your search

Use the tools below to refine your search by only displaying reviews with a certain number of star ratings or to only show reviews from a certain time period. Eg click on '1 star' to just display the reviews we have which received a 1 star rating click or 'Within the last month' to display just reviews posted over the last month.

“Ebookers is no better than any other online booking...”

Written on: 24/07/2007 by PCloutier (1 review written)

Ebookers is no better than any other online booking site but with a usurious cancellation policy… Read Full Review

Visit ebookers.com
If you are commenting on behalf of the company that has been reviewed, please consider upgrading to Official Business Response for higher impact replies.
Report this review

“I unfortunately booked my wifes ticket under her...”

Written on: 18/07/2007 by plikkie (1 review written)

I unfortunately booked my wifes ticket under her maiden name, (not clever I know, but am a newly wed - I was not popular) when I rang to change the name, it took 72 hours for them to get back to me and in the end, could not help and said I had to cancel the ticket - £120.00 charge and that the refund of the ticket would take 10-12 weeks.
I can't see how it takes 10-12 weeks to return money when it takes 10 seconds to take the money.
Ebookers has dropped in estimation and are incredibly… Read Full Review

Visit ebookers.com
If you are commenting on behalf of the company that has been reviewed, please consider upgrading to Official Business Response for higher impact replies.
Report this review

“Awful just bloody awful.”

Written on: 26/05/2007 by Ben00001 (1 review written)

Awful just bloody awful… Read Full Review

Visit ebookers.com
If you are commenting on behalf of the company that has been reviewed, please consider upgrading to Official Business Response for higher impact replies.
Report this review

“I tried to book a return flight to Thailand on there...”

Written on: 25/02/2007 by rocketron (1 review written)

I tried to book a return flight to Thailand on there website , when I entered my details the page flashed up for a second thanks for booking with ebookers, but then the screen went blank when I should have had the e-ticket to print out.
So I rang them to see if they had received a booking from me they said they had not and would I like to book on the phone, I said yes OK then (worst mistake).
The price on the internet site was £506 return, but the girl said it was £521 now and said that the… Read Full Review

Visit ebookers.com
If you are commenting on behalf of the company that has been reviewed, please consider upgrading to Official Business Response for higher impact replies.
Report this review

“They was very unhelpful as my booking had an error on...”

Written on: 21/02/2007 by happy17 (1 review written)

They was very unhelpful as my booking had an error on the page which made me start the transaction again. I tried to process again to later find out it had been booked twice and they took the money out of my account twice and at present time I am still trying to chase the money back with difficulty as they will not refund me. I would never use Ebookers again as they have a problem with their computers and will not accept responsibility for their actions.

I have spoken to my credit card… Read Full Review

Visit ebookers.com
If you are commenting on behalf of the company that has been reviewed, please consider upgrading to Official Business Response for higher impact replies.
Report this review

“All I booked with Ebookers was 2 simple return...”

Written on: 05/02/2007 by bavs (1 review written)

All I booked with Ebookers was 2 simple return flights. I thought how difficult could that be? I called up the so-called 24 hour number to enquire. The flight was from London to Delhi ( India ). Considering I know this is where their call centre is based, I thought it would be quicker to do it over the phone, and they should be the most knowledgeable people to speak to. How wrong I was?

I knew the airline I wanted to fly with flew direct once a day, but the call centre worker assured me they… Read Full Review

Visit ebookers.com
If you are commenting on behalf of the company that has been reviewed, please consider upgrading to Official Business Response for higher impact replies.
Report this review

“Never ever use them.”

Written on: 25/01/2007 by eely2004 (1 review written)

Never ever use them… Read Full Review

Visit ebookers.com
If you are commenting on behalf of the company that has been reviewed, please consider upgrading to Official Business Response for higher impact replies.
Report this review

“Keep away from them.”

Written on: 22/11/2006 by Chico22 (1 review written)

Keep away from them… Read Full Review

Visit ebookers.com
If you are commenting on behalf of the company that has been reviewed, please consider upgrading to Official Business Response for higher impact replies.
Report this review

“I was given £800 worth of Ebookers gift vouchers as a...”

Written on: 31/10/2006 by DJstoo (3 reviews written)

I was given £800 worth of Ebookers gift vouchers as a wedding present. Turns out I cannot redeem them or rather, if i did, I would have to pay using a credit card and they would reimburse me with, more vouchers! So if I wanted to use my vouchers I would only end up with more useless vouchers.

Dealing with the call centre was impossible, when trying to book a hotel room, they didn't know what 'double room' or 'en suite' meant, or the meaning of a 'central' hotel (as opposed to one out near the… Read Full Review

Visit ebookers.com
If you are commenting on behalf of the company that has been reviewed, please consider upgrading to Official Business Response for higher impact replies.

Djstoo's Response to DJstoo's Review

Written on: 13/03/2007

footnote....
<br/>i&#039;m still trying to offload £300 vouchers with ebookers. Thought id try the easiest way was to try and call someone in the London office, not the overseas one... finally got a number, the guy said he&#039;d hold flights... 10 days later, he wont return my call or tell me if the flights are held or not.
<br/>This company seems to me to be trying to win an award for worst customer service in the UK. I knwo there&#039;s a lot of competition... but these guys are streets ahead.

Reply to this comment
If you are commenting on behalf of the company that has been reviewed, please consider upgrading to Official Business Response for higher impact replies.
Report this review Read 1 Comment

“I booked a super cheap direct flight from the US to...”

Written on: 12/10/2006 by myst (1 review written)

I booked a super cheap direct flight from the US to Switzerland on Ebookers (ebookers.com). I had confirmation within 12 hours and called the airline to double check that I was in the system, after reading so many bad things. The flight was paid for on my credit card within one day and the airline confirmed that I'm in their system.
Great experience!… Read Full Review

Visit ebookers.com
If you are commenting on behalf of the company that has been reviewed, please consider upgrading to Official Business Response for higher impact replies.
Report this review

“Booked flights for Portugal 6 months' ahead with car...”

Written on: 30/08/2006 by JROSE02 (1 review written)

Booked flights for Portugal 6 months' ahead with car hire. They changed my flights and offered a refund and still charged £35 to cancel the car hire that couldn't be used as they had changed my flights. Call centre cut me off 3 times in trying to transfer me (may have been deliberate).
Ebookers has gone downhill since they were taken over by Travelbag - used to be helpful, now just interested in charges - may be run by an Accountant as MD?… Read Full Review

Visit ebookers.com
If you are commenting on behalf of the company that has been reviewed, please consider upgrading to Official Business Response for higher impact replies.
Report this review

“The company promised to issue the ticket within 24 hrs...”

Written on: 19/08/2006 by Rahatekar (1 review written)

The company promised to issue the ticket within 24 hrs but it actually took 5 days. I had to call every day and was always promissed that I would receive my e-tickets within 1 hr.
Very poor customer service.
I strongly advice that if you can avoid this company… Read Full Review

Visit ebookers.com
If you are commenting on behalf of the company that has been reviewed, please consider upgrading to Official Business Response for higher impact replies.
Report this review

“I tried to book flights with Ebookers from London to...”

Written on: 02/08/2006 by STiger (1 review written)

I tried to book flights with Ebookers from London to Sydney with a stopover in Hong Kong. EBookers appeared to have some good deals, although the site was hard to navigate (for example, the only site I have used where upon changing one criterion on your request, ALL the criteria get reset and have to be re-entered).

Eventually, my wife called and was told that although none of the deals advertised actually existed, they could do what we wanted for about an extra £200. They then called back to… Read Full Review

Visit ebookers.com
If you are commenting on behalf of the company that has been reviewed, please consider upgrading to Official Business Response for higher impact replies.
Report this review

“The customer service rep at Ebookers was awful. I...”

Written on: 22/07/2006 by ramram (1 review written)

The customer service rep at Ebookers was awful. I clearly asked for the tickets only to be blocked, and booked only after my confirmation. But he sent me an email which says "inform and confirm the tickets". I was annoyed and replied not to book and not to charge me with out my go-ahead. Then I called to say I do not want the ticket, and I was told there would be a cancellation fee of £100. How can I be levied a cancellation fee for an unbooked ticket?… Read Full Review

Visit ebookers.com
If you are commenting on behalf of the company that has been reviewed, please consider upgrading to Official Business Response for higher impact replies.
Report this review

“I thought I had my booking with EBookers, and then I...”

Written on: 08/06/2006 by Deefrancis (1 review written)

I thought I had my booking with EBookers, and then I had to check 27 hours later to find out I was not on the flight. I rang them and they promised to ring back or email. I am still waiting for a reply two weeks later. I would never use them again!… Read Full Review

Visit ebookers.com
If you are commenting on behalf of the company that has been reviewed, please consider upgrading to Official Business Response for higher impact replies.
Report this review

“When I booked my ticket to the U.S. with Ebookers, the...”

Written on: 04/06/2006 by donnaseguest (1 review written)

When I booked my ticket to the U.S. with Ebookers, the title on the ticket came out as MR instead of MS. I noticed it immediately, and I called immediately (while still on-line). They said it was "no problem to fix". How did they fix this? They purchased another ticket for me under MS and charged BOTH tickets to my credit card. When I discovered this and phoned them, they said I would be refunded as soon as the tickets were issued. I called when I returned from my trip two weeks later, and I… Read Full Review

Visit ebookers.com
If you are commenting on behalf of the company that has been reviewed, please consider upgrading to Official Business Response for higher impact replies.
Report this review

“had a voucher for 150 for bad service from...”

Written on: 24/04/2006 by reubensheldon (1 review written)

had a voucher for 150 for bad service from ebookers. Tried to use voucher to book flights. Forced to do so over the phone. My girlfriend wasn't aware of how close Stockholm was pressure sold into a flight via Prague which cost more than flying direct. This also mean that it takes 8 hours to get to Stockholm as opposed to two! Impossible to get hold of anyone to try and rectify it. Never use ebookers!… Read Full Review

Visit ebookers.com
If you are commenting on behalf of the company that has been reviewed, please consider upgrading to Official Business Response for higher impact replies.
Report this review

“We booked through Ebookers, and all was good except...”

Written on: 17/04/2006 by Judth Lamb (1 review written)

We booked through Ebookers, and all was good except one hotel, which we were warned was being renovated. The Royal Peacock, China town was so bad we had to complain. We did get moved to a so-called top grade room without extra charge. Even when told what parts had been renovated, we could not tell. It was so scruffy with poor workmanship, and choice of dark decor. I still haven't got through on the phone to inform Ebookers that this hotel is not up to standard… Read Full Review

Visit ebookers.com
If you are commenting on behalf of the company that has been reviewed, please consider upgrading to Official Business Response for higher impact replies.
Report this review

“We tried to book a flight and hotel for five nights in...”

Written on: 02/02/2006 by axelb (1 review written)

We tried to book a flight and hotel for five nights in New York with E Bookers.
As it wasn't a package, we thought it would be best to get everything booked together, or as close to together as possible.
The flights we chose was book and 24 hours wait for confirmation.
The hotel, which on ebookers, said rooms available on request - after booking the Email confirmation said you would have to wait 48 hours for a confirmation if they had rooms available.
48hours later, and Email comes through… Read Full Review

Visit ebookers.com
If you are commenting on behalf of the company that has been reviewed, please consider upgrading to Official Business Response for higher impact replies.
Report this review

“I booked four tickets for London -Shanghai 16 weeks...”

Written on: 19/01/2006 by Ian Francis (2 reviews written)

I booked four tickets for London -Shanghai 16 weeks before departure. Two weeks later (14 before departure) I had to change the names on two of the tickets. I asked Ebookers to do, they refused despite their terms and conditions saying they would on payment of £35. per person. I stated I was prepared to pay and referred them to their own terms. They still refused to change. I tried calling them, spent a fortune on calls, was promised a return call which never materialised. It was a big mistake… Read Full Review

Visit ebookers.com
If you are commenting on behalf of the company that has been reviewed, please consider upgrading to Official Business Response for higher impact replies.
Report this review
overview
ebookers.com