godders wrote: »
Hi Katcali, on your holiday voucher who was the holiday payable by? Mine was YouTravel which according to another poster have been paid for all bookings until the end of the month but like you im not sure what to do as I don't want to have to pay the full amount again
sp_en_ny wrote: »
I know hotelbeds and they have offices around the world but their main one is in Spain. Hotelbeds i think were involved in a rescue package that looks as though it wont materialise and if so i am certain they will be cancelling all bookings that have not arrived. Only suppliers where 1800 had to prepay wont or should not be cancelled. However, very much doubt there were many suppliers where prepayment was required.
aidanodr wrote: »
So are they somehow blocking Irish customers and trying to sustain the US business??
Ponster wrote: »
I have no problems in getting to the .com sire from France
aidanodr wrote: »
Yes - thats what I meant - YOU ARE IN FRANCE, not in Ireland, you are using French ISPS and servers. I said blocking Irish Customers from Ireland .. somehow.
Others HERE in Ireland would need to confirm its not just me. I am with EIRCOM service provider but using OPENDNS as my DNS Servers,
These quotes are from the managing director of 1800hotels around 3hrs ago:
1800hotels Graham Peakin: “We have an application before US courts to ensure suppliers honour our bookings. We are taking an injunction against our two largest vendors to prevent them cancelling bookings for a 14 period to enable us go back into talks. It is not affecting all of our vendors, just two particularly large ones.”
1800hotels Graham Peakin: “The only reason we stopped taking bookings in Ireland is that we didn’t want to continue to take people’s money while this injunction against suppliers cancelling bookings is being sought in USA.”
Edited: today, 17:24
Looks like they are looking to be taken over!
"Discussion on going. Court injunction to decide whether 2 big bed banks can be forced to honour contracts & allow takeover talks to resume".
Newbee09 wrote: »
we have booked a holiday for my mums 60th in august. The voucher says payable through TRANSFAR AGENCIA DE VIAGENS E TURISMO ? Anyone know who these are?