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Holiday Genie

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Holiday Genie

A shower of chancers, don't buy tickets from this mob!

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1. Re: Holiday Genie

A post like this is meaningless. Obviously you weren't happy, but without knowing what happened, it's not much of a warning.

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2. Re: Holiday Genie

Come on OP, if you're going to have a rant at least make it a proper one.

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I wonder what went wrong.

A family member of mines used them last year for a Dubai trip and spoke highly of them!

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A half rant isn't likely to make me avoid a company!

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5. Re: Holiday Genie

Don't try to get a refund, they hold your money for weeks and thats just the taxes. Unhelpful and ignorant.

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6. Re: Holiday Genie

>>Don't try to get a refund<<

Here's their website - http://www.holidaygenie.com/

Their ABTA accreditation checks out, so not a fraud/scam - abta.com/find-a-holiday/member-search/1718

When I googled them it returned - "Holidaygenie offers fantastic prices on amazing tailor made holidays, with cheap worldwide flights, ..."

Message to OP - "cheap" flights are almost always NON- refundable.

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7. Re: Holiday Genie

We've just come back from a City Break to New York booked with Holiday Genie and I couldn't be happier. We stayed for 5 nights at the Hotel Ameritania on Broadway, had Virgin Flights and all for £1495 for 2 people.

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he agent (Richard I think) was, courteous, efficient and helpful throughout and we couldn't be happier with the value, standards and service we received. We would most certainly both recommend and use them again. A1* agent!

As with most things, you will always get wide varying opinions and everybody's experiences and perceptions are very different. My advice would always be to take them with a pinch of salt and make up your own mind as we're all VERY different and so are our opinions. However, I would highly recommend Holiday Genie based my own personal experience.

Edited: 06 April 2012, 16:42
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I booked a holiday to Sri Lanka through Holiday Genie (travelled March 2012) and everything went to plan, flights ,transfers and hotel..The price they advertised was the price i paid and it was a lot lower than other companies quotations..

I had an fantastic time and thank you Khalid for arranging this trip for me and providing the issue of tickets and vouchers within days.

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10. Re: Holiday Genie

Yes, same for steviesea, 6 years and now joining in.

Must be a quiet day at holiday genie if they can all spend time on here. Lol.

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