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“Awful Complaints Procedure”

Written on: 21/07/2014 by dudders82 (1 review written)

28 days to even respond. Complaint was closed without checking with us first. Therefore had to reopen a new case (another 28 days wait). AGAIN closed without desired resolution. We required a full refund from our hotel as per Hotels advice due to a faulty fire alarm that went off all night. The hotel advised us to speak with Travel Republic and they would grant a full refund. The hotel rejected this (which is another issue) but I feel Travel Republic should have been on our side, as we… Read Full Review

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“reserva londres juny 2014”

Written on: 13/07/2014 by DarrylDoherty (1 review written)

En el hotel NH Harrington de Londres, no tenian la reserva de 2 noches , hecha a través de Travel Repúblic y el hotel estaba lleno. Habíamos pagado ya la estancia. Despues de esperar un rato, en el hotel se pusieron en contacto, y nos dijeron que habia habido un problema de "comunicación" por Travel Repúblic y nos consiguieron una habitación. Bien por el hotel. Mal por Travel Republic. Junio de 2014 … Read Full Review

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“Although saved money the reference code for flight a mess!”

Written on: 12/07/2014 by sladem500 (1 review written)

The reference code for our flights was not recognized by easy jet, since in a hurry left to do it at airport. Then the staff at easy jet seem to be slightly lacking a brain since we were also slightly lacking a brain to and got there late although still in time if the staff had been on the ball. Told desk 50 minutes to board and no boarding passes, she told us to get in line we will be fine! When last call came they told us to go through even though I said we had no boarding pass. Got to… Read Full Review

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“No refund”

Written on: 25/06/2014 by Lynneh85 (1 review written)

I booked the holiday through travel republic then went on Expedia and found it £100 the same day I contacted them and they would not refund me the difference as they do not do package holidays. I checked the price before I contacted them to see if it had gone down but it stayed the same once I spoke to them I checked again an hour later and they reduced there prices feel extremely cheated by them and will use on the beach or Expedia in future. A refund of the difference would have been all… Read Full Review

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“Car hire problems and poor resolution procedure”

Written on: 17/06/2014 by heidiandiain (2 reviews written)

I booked a holiday in Sicily - flights, hotel & car hire. Flights and hotel were fine. But the car hire was a real problem. We paid for hire and CDW up front but when we got to the airport in Sicily they insisted we had only basic hire - no CDW and minimal cover in case of accidents (far short of AA type cover). We ended up paying over £140 extra for CDW and Roadside Assistance for a week. Travel Republic forwarded our complaint and got a list of charges from the car hire company… Read Full Review

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“Hotel room cancelled and Travel Republic didn't even know!”

Written on: 22/05/2014 by HughCleveland (1 review written)

On arrival at our Hotel we were told by the Receptionist that one of the two rooms we booked had been cancelled due to EuroRooms going into administration. We assumed this had happened within the last few days as we were not informed of this prior to travelling by Travel Republic who we booked through. However, having checked, we discovered that EuroRooms went into administration 2 months ago - yet Travel Republic had not resolved the issue with the Hotel before our arrival and we had a very… Read Full Review

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“Not good when your making a claim”

Written on: 08/05/2014 by Sharp224 (1 review written)

Booked holiday through travel republic, when we arrived our hotel was closed and we had to find alternative accommodation for the first night until they sorted us out the next day. We ended up paying an extra 190 euros for our nights stay, food and cab fares to the next hotel. Travel republic assured me that I would received a full refund for the hotel, they even said they could pay for it by card but it would take longer and we needed to get to the next hotel. Foolishly I paid this myself… Read Full Review

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“Poor Complaints Procedure When Things Go Wrong”

Written on: 21/04/2014 by MacLeod394 (1 review written)

I have used TR countless times previously and been happy with the service. Recently I used them for both accommodation and airport transfers. The airport transfer was a disaster as I mistakenly ended up taking a private taxi rather than finding the pre-paid taxi I had booked. I did not discover this until I arrived at the resort and the driver charged me for the journey. When I returned home, I complained to TR about the very confusing procedures which had led to the mistake. All TR did was… Read Full Review

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“Beware if there is a problem with your booking”

Written on: 21/02/2014 by margaret999 (1 review written)

I have used Travel Republic for many years without incident however please beware that if there is a problem with your booking there is no support from Travel Republic. I booked my holiday on 1st August to leave on Sunday 29th September. I was emailed late Friday afternoon 27th September advising me that my hotel was overbooked. I was told the name of the hotel they had transferred me to and I objected to their choice. I requested they transfer me to a hotel of my choice however neither Travel… Read Full Review

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“Customer Service if a Problem does arise.”

Written on: 04/02/2014 by avoniel (1 review written)

I booked a holiday with Travel Republic almost seven months in advance of travelling in September 2013. Paid the final balance when due, but four days before travelling I was told by email that the hotel had overbooked and we had been changed to another hotel which was not one I would have chosen or in an area I would have chosen. During the next three days trying to resolve this, Travel Republics Customer Service Team were not only unhelpful but downright rude. I ended up booking a suitable… Read Full Review

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“The Price You Paid Then Goes Up”

Written on: 28/01/2014

They are agents who allegedly work on a live system so you would think that when you hit the confirmation button for the holiday, then that would be the price. Well, read their T&C's; they act as agents for third parties, such as 'Ryanair' and Hotels so expect a call within 24 hrs telling you that the price has gone up and when you ask for a refund, they will tell you that you can't have one, because they are only acting as agents for the hotels and airlines. Used to use TR years ago, but looks… Read Full Review

Mslyn's Comment

Written on: 08/02/2014

Exactly what has happened to us, they put the price and even after I said we would pay the price they put it up again! I ended up booking my own flights because it could well have gone up again. Flight confirmed straight away!

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“over booked hotel”

Written on: 20/11/2013

Please read small print before you book a company with NO responsible to its customers you have been warned ie overbookings in hotel… Read Full Review

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“OK as longas nothing goes wrong”

Written on: 30/10/2013

Have used on 3 or 4 occasions and they are fine unless you hit any issues. On our last trip in Malta there was a mix up and our hotel room had not been reserved. As we arrived late at night we were given the only available room in the hotel - as you may guess not one of the better ones No contact back after speaking to the call centre from Malta, no contact on our return. No ownership of the issues - they just blamed the hotel booking company and the hotel. Everything is on line in dealing… Read Full Review

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“A shame Travel Republic can't be straight with customers”

Written on: 29/10/2013

Travel Republic could be good if only they were a bit more straight with their prospective clients. Firstly, this thing which you try not to mention about you being just an "agent" and therefore believing that you have no liability whatsoever to your customers in the event of a problem with their holidays. That stinks. Then there's your claim that WiFi would be available in a reception area which made it sound like we could take phones/tablet/laptop there to check emails but actually is just… Read Full Review

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“hotel change”

Written on: 28/10/2013

hotel got changed less than 2week before we went not happy took five days to sort it tried cancelling but could only get hotel price back not transfers or flights which is not a lot of use cause couldnt book anything else either too short notice so just had to either lose holiday or accept different hotel… Read Full Review

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“Poor Communication!”

Written on: 07/10/2013

Poor communication with third party bookings. I booked and paid for 2 double rooms. Only one had been allocated. I rang Travel Republic numerous times (the week before my travel date) to be told that they were dealing with it. After being on hold for 25 minutes waiting to speak to someone (the day before I travelled) I was then told that the Manager would be calling me back that evening. Needless to say that they never did. They did finally call me back an hour after the Travelodge had already… Read Full Review

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“Travel republic not very good!”

Written on: 03/09/2013

I did not find the staff for travel republic very polite or helpful when I had to change my booking dates. Would not use them again. … Read Full Review

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“Bitterly Disappointed”

Written on: 18/08/2013 by DTMG (1 review written)

We were looking forward to our holiday but with just over a week before we were due to leave a travel republic representative called me to say that due to an error, travel republic had not reserved the room which we had booked and offered me an alternative. I accepted as we had already booked everything else for our holiday. When we arrived, the hotel was not comparable with the hotel which we had booked although it was exactly the same price. There was no pool or TV which our original hotel… Read Full Review

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“Check the detail”

Written on: 24/07/2013 by Hdellar (1 review written)

We booked a holiday through Travel Republic, flying from Birmingham to Dubrovnik on 2nd July with Monarch Airlines and staying at the Grand Park Hotel. This was meant to be a relaxing holiday but due to incorrect information from Travel Republic, we had to rush through Birmingham Airport. On all the documentation from Travel Republic the outbound flight was given as departing 14.35. In fact the flight departed at 13.45 – 50 minutes earlier! I guess Monarch changed the flight from the… Read Full Review

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“booking 6139925”

Written on: 30/06/2013

found the company less than helpful when trying to find the above booking hotel and the subsequent reply e-mail did not have all the details requested overall very unhappy with service… Read Full Review

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