Hotels.com Snatches Victory from the Jaws of a Pissed Off Customer

My lovely wife Melissa and I are planning on a mini-vacation on the motorcycle in mid-July. As is my habit, I started doing research on routes, distances, gas stations, road conditions, etc. All the things you’ve got to think about when you travel several thousand kilometers on a motorcycle.… Read the rest

Aukey’s 12,000mAh power bank for $12!


Amazon has a great deal on the “AUKEY 12000mAh Portable Charger”. I used a variation of this charger during my trip to Australia last month and it worked great.

It lists as costing $25.99 but check out this screenshot:

To get the deal, click on the drop-down menu where it says, “3 Applicable Promotion(s)”.… Read the rest

Barangaroo City View and Hotels.com screwing us over

On their website, @hotelsdotcom represents the property we booked for a two night stay in Sydney, Australia as a “Hotel”. “Book this hotel and collect nights”…”11 other people are looking at this hotel…” The email from @hotelsdotcom says, ”Hotel Details…” So we thought we were booking a *HOTEL*.… Read the rest

Just trying to find out simple information…

From a cell phone provider here in Canada – Rogers. Now, to be fair, I have no doubt this online chat session would not have gone much differently with Telus.

Chat Start Time: 10/27/2017 01:28:52 PM
Chat End Time: 10/27/2017 02:46:40 PM
Chat Transcript

01:29:21 PM [Mishita] Hi, I’m Mishita from Rogers in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island.… Read the rest