Worst experience of my life!
They have the worst customer service system. I had booked a flight which required me a visa and even after enquiring about these people, they said I don't need one. Cutting the long story short, it's better to never do business with them.
Steer clear. Terrible communication.
I have been trying to arrange a letter from Aunt Betty by request of my travel insurer. I lodged the request in October and was told it would take some time (up to 12 weeks). I was patient, probably too patient, and called in January. I was told that my request had been denied. No one had bothered to communicate this to me prior to this call.
Request was lodged again and we commenced months of me ringing and being met with false promises that they’d contact me within 48 hours. They never did. Mixed messages from representatives. Half hearted ...apologies but no action. Information isn’t properly noted. I was given one opportunity to communicate via email after they emailed me. Any further emails were ignored. Now they’re telling me that too much time has passed for the airline to provide me the letter. I have pretty much grown a baby in the time since I lodged the request. I was given an email for complaints and the generic response is that the email isn’t monitored. The only way to contact them is by phone, they don’t take proper notes so having a paper trail would be good. The customer service has been appalling. Prior to this whole debacle, I contacted them regarding changing a flight to fly back home for my grandfather’s funeral. The representative requested a death certificate and he’d only been gone an hour. Truly insensitive.
They never pay you back
I had booked a flight from Australia to India (Roundtrip) in March 2020. My return flight got cancelled. I had requested for a refund and never received it yet. It is almost an year and their response is terrible.
Can't access their website anymore and they dont respond to my emails. They have my money with them
I can't access their website it says access denied Since few months and they used to respond to my emails but they have stopped answering my emails. They are neither refunding nor booking another flight back home I have no contact with them this is ridiculous to stop customers from accessing their site.
Waiting over 7 months for refund
I had a cancelled flight in March due to Covid and have been waiting since the day after for a refund. It still hasn't been processed. They have terrible customer service and will never use them again. They kept giving me the wrong information.
Received Multiple emails flight cancelled, nearly 2hr To speak to someone then get asked sensitive And Rude questions
booked with aunt betty due to the 'ratings' By a Online flight company. had the worst experience with aunt betty -they sent multiple confusing emails advising my flight was cancelled and a 'credit was in progress'. I called up the next day and waited 1 hour 45min to speak to a representative! To make it worst, the rude Aunt betty representative '[Name Removed]' questioned my gender and sexuality -outrageous and breach of my privacy. then advised the emails sent out by aunt betty was a mistake and to 'just ignore' the emails. I continued to rece...ive emails from Aunt betty that my flight was cancelled and had No confidence in the agency, Disappointing and unprofessional experience for anyone who relies on these ratings. The Partnered company Tried to assist in resolving The complaint. aunt Betty responded (to my detailed complaint) “I can confirm your flight was (date) to (date) from (origin) - laughable and just supports my Original complaint
Not good at all
Very unprofessional, customer service is terrible, stay away from them, I booked a ticket with them and flight cancelled and they are trying to give voucher not refund my hard earned money almost 8 months, stay away from them.
Impossible to get money back!
I booked trip to Europe in January with Etihad. Due to COVID flight has been cancelled. Airline confirmed I am eligible for refund. Aunt Betty said I am NOT.
I had to ask airline to contact Aunt Betty to help them to fill the refund form! Yes Aunt Betty’s staff did not know how to fill the refund form online! I’m not joking.
At the end I’ve got email confirmation that refund will be processed. It’s been 10 weeks and still nothing. They say airline did not process the refund yet! Again that’s not true! I confirmed with airline that my booking refund has been completed 3 weeks ago.
Aunt Betty - lie after lie after lie. The worst experience ever. One thing learned - never book with them!
Terrible customer service
Fees for everything. I am sure they’re making money for nothing. They need to recall thei change & cancellation fees. I had booking with them and charged me twice. Terrible service at peak.
I booked many tickets from Aunt betty now I applied refunds from march, still waiting and they are not processing the refund, as the airline refunded but they keep the refunds and not processing it, they make good excuse of COVID 19 to not pay back clients refund.
Worse agency ever
I bought a ticket with this agency, I should have received a refund from them for a fee I paid and that I wasn't supposed to pay. I contacted them several times, lots of emails but I'm still waiting their response.
Never again I'll buy another ticket with Aunt Betty.
Avoid this agency!!!
Shocking knowledge and service
Return flight cancelled due to Covid-19. Took 3 seperate phone calls, 2.5 hours on hold to find out they have zero knowledge on the process and information around a refund.
Do not recommend booking with Aunty Betty.
Travel Advice - Do not use them. Hang up my phone after two hours waiting. If I can give them 0.25 star, I will!
I was on hold for 1 hr 40 mins and finally get to talk to a consultant. The call was to followed up the credit for one of the two booking they failed to provide credit shell for, which could be the result of an inexperienced, ineffective company & its staff. We have been very patient with this whole process and it was the first time we contacted them after more than a month of actual travel date.
During the conversation with the consultant, they put me on hold for further 20 mins to check airlines policy. And finally started going somewhere t...hat I asked for refund of both bookings. They then asked me to provide further authorisation letter from myself to proceed with both bookings! This was the point that tripped me to the edge but I was calmly asking them what they need more from us. The consultant then hanged up on me! I now rang them back again to sort this out and now on hold, potentially 2 more hours! Which by the way, I need to take a day off from work in order to deal with Aunt Betty. Suffice to say, this is the first time I booked with Aunt Betty and it will be the last time I do business with them, or Flight Centre the parent company for that matter. So be warned, do not use their service.
Don’t reserve seats!
I traveled from Australia to Germany and wanted to make sure I have window seats. Paid about 150$ and ended up with middle seats. After emailing them still no response.
They send me an email that my ticket is on credit shell with a very minimal information today. When I tried to call them, first 4-5 attempts were failed and finally someone very rude customer service answer the phone. And I was asking different options rather than hold , he was rude and hung up . Can you believe it!!! For our own money we are chasing them and Instead of giving good suggestion and explaining what can we do, they are making us feel like we are chasing them for no reason. Very terrible service!!!! Never gonna deal with them in fut...ure again . Very difficult to deal with aunt betty at this time!! Terrible!! No fees but trying to freeze our money even if we don’t want to travel that means they are not giving our money back. Very difficult in every way!!
Questions & Answers
I have a booking number says confirmed but I still do not have my flight tickets, the payment has already been done to my credit card, can someone help me the flight is next week
I have Virgin Credit with you for Bali which expired in January 2021. Will this now be extended to a later date and can it be used for another domestic destination??
You need to seek advice from "Aunt Betty".
My flight was cancelled on 19 March 2020, your office informed that my refund will be proceed near 12 weeks since. I didn t have any reply or advice on my refund status and I am still waiting for my refund. Can one of your representative replied my questions? Please respect our customer's right, at least, we are protected under Australian Customer right Act. I have been writing various mails and refund forms, NO Replied at all. I will keep my last hope to receive your reply soon. My booking number is ABY3159956.
Don't expect a reply. Did you realise this company is owned by Flight Center?
Will NEVER use them again and by inference never use Flight Center again
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