Website ordering PayPal and credit cards just don't work
Tried a ton of different cards, visa MasterCard and then PayPal, nothing works lost $500 order, site was ok had some decent stuff on it but its completely frustrating when a website isn't setup correctly and error messages don't help at all.
- Verified customer
Five Star Customer Service!
I bought the Fiesta compact gazebo prior to Christmas, to be used for the first time on Christmas Day. Unfortunately the clips jammed, and we were unable to use the gazebo at Christmas. I emailed Tentworld a few days later, and they responded promptly, letting me know the steps to be taken to return the item to QLD. They also contacted me by phone, which they asked if was ok first. I told them that I was going on holidays, so I wouldn't be able to return the gazebo until I returned from holidays. They said that was fine, and to make contact on ...my return. They arranged a courier to pickup the gazebo from my home, then notified me when it arrived, and asked if I would prefer a refund or replacement? I chose a replacement, and asked if it could arrive at my home in Sydney, in time for us to take it away for the Australia Day long weekend? Tentworld said they would try, but couldn't make any promises. Sure enough, the gazebo arrived 30 minutes prior to us leaving, and we were able to use our replacement gazebo on Australia Day, and all was good. I highly recommend the team at Tentworld, and would purchase from them again.
Delivery not within timeframe, customer service quote their rules, unable to listen to what the real issue is
Expected delivery 2-4 days, I confirmed with courier on the Thursday it would be there by the Friday and they said yes. Did not arrive until Monday by which time too late. Tentworld keep saying estimated, however when someone's write 2-4 days then that is what is expected. Furthermore an agreement with their courier company that it would arrive by Friday constitutes an agreement. As a result I lost money by it not being there. Have spoken with ACCC and Consumer Affairs. Off to VCAT next as the advice I have is that although they stated estimate...d, it is not easily read on a mobile phone and by saying2-4 days a consumer means mi-leading. It should have been stated at the check out. All I was trying to do was my first market stall to help my kids with selling their items.
Courier took ten days to deliver good then damaged it
We ordered a table and chairs from Tent World courier attempted delivery then when I selected redelivery it took ten days then they didn't follow instructions and threw the product over a fence and damaged it. Then tent world expect me to carry the 10kg package to a post office to have it returned to them when the reason I did online shopping was that me and my husband work all day and cant get to the shops. Then they suggested we sit at home all day so their courier can come get it . No words except don't order on line from them its too much drama
- Verified customer
Never use Tentworld
Purchased a Coleman gold series 10 person tent from Tentworld. We are on an 8 week holiday, we previously to buying contacted there store in Ferntree Gully and they recommended this tent for our purpose. The fly ripped at the top of the tent after 4 weeks. Contacted Tentworld and they will not honour warranty as they said the tent is not a permanent structure and should not be used for 4 weeks continuously even though this is the tent they recommended for this purpose. Totally dissatisfied with Tentworld and will never recommend or buy from them again
- Verified customer
They Use a Courier that Doesn't Deliver
Tentworld uses a courier that doesn't deliver. The Courier just leaves a card even if you're at home waiting, then dumps the goods at a shop about a km away. Tentworld demanded I should waste my time picking it up, refused to correct the failed delivery. It's been returned to them and I'm still waiting on a refund. They have advised they'll charge me for the delivery that didn't happen. Purchase goods from companies that don't use Courier Please.
Faulty Product & Terrible Customer Service
I received a faulty tent after purchasing online. TentWorld customer service team have advised that it is “unlucky” to have received a faulty item and will not exchange or refund on the item, they will only process a warranty repair. The product is new and unused and arrived faulty - somehow this is my fault and considered “unlucky” to receive a faulty item. Totally unacceptable customer service.
Beware Beware Beware Online Store
I purchased an inflatable Thermarest Mondo King XXL mattress from Tentworld only to have the wrong item sent. I ordered an XXL but a L was delivered. When I contacted staff to question transaction I was told because it was a special order there was no refund or exchange policy. The XXL was on the same price as the Large for $399, so my question to them, "Why would I order the L when the XXL was exactly the same price." I feel somewhere between me ordering the item online and their processes an incorrect item code has been placed. Good luck ...getting any satisfaction. Now I am left with an expensive incorrect sized item just before Easter Camping. Not happy jan. NB: It appears that I am not the only person to have similar issues according to previous reviews. "I purchased an inflatable bed from Tentworld only to have the wrong item sent."
Ordinary response to a warranty request.
Purchased 2 OUTDOOR Companion Rhino Lounge chairs in December 2018 @139.00 each, went to use them again last Wednesday 10/4/19 and found one had rusted on letting Tentworld know and sending them photos on my return ( i did not take the chair as rusty water was pouring out) . I did leave the chair outside for about 2 days but in saying this they are OUTDOOR chairs for gods sake and they shouldn`t have rusted in that amount of time. Tentworld and Companion will not cover any warranty.
Not really happy with any of there responses.
I ordered a tent online from Tent World and was very surprised how quick it was delivered. Only 3 business days. It was missing tent poles for the awnings however when I contacted them they had arranged a replacement pole set within 10 mins of me contacting them. I would highly recommend tent world as the service is great and nothing is a problem.
Great customer service
Recently ordered Blackwolf Turbo 450 Cabin. It arrived with a small whole in the fly. I emailed a photo and after two days the team let me know that they had worked with Blackwolf to organise a replacement fly to be couriered straight to our house.
On one hand you might read this and say well that's exactly what we would expect as a consumer. Though so many times at other online stores i have been disappointed and ended up arguing the toss about how the damage occurred, can i send back the original item first, who pays for shipping etc...... I was pleasantly surprised!
Thankyou Tentworld, you have a loyal customer
Issues with suppliers but Tentworld go the extra mile to resolve
Ordered a Roman instant up tent which arrived damaged, so tent world organised courier to collect & send replacement. 2nd tent arrived damaged in same place. Note do not buy Roman instant up tents the floor may as well be paper. Tent world removed it for sale from their website. Advised I’d pay extra for Coleman & they sent out new tent & arranged collection of the Roman Rubbish.
Coleman tent arrived but issue with misaligned pole, managed to bodge a temporary fix for camp trip whilst tentworld sent replacement pole. Pole arrived & fitted so ha...
- Verified customer
Tentworld Online Courier Service Is a Let Down
We visited a Tentworld store for a particular tent with excellent reviews online but they had none in stock. Made a few phone calls to other stores but they also had none in stock.
We decided to purchase online following the excellent reviews and fast delivery service.
I was really happy with the service online and everything was going smoothly including being able to track my order via their third party courier service.
As my order was extremely urgent, I was tracking it every day and then by the third day I called the courier servi...ce company around 2pm only to be advised that it must be on its way and the delivery is still within the ETA but if it's not delivered to call them after close of business. I called them after close of business and the answering machine said they are now closed and to call back between the hours of 8.30am to 5pm. I submitted another enquiry online and I received an email stating that my order will now be investigated.
I tried to buy almost $200 worth of camping gear , and on the website it says anything over $89 free shipment. Because i stay in WA , i can not get the free shipment , even though they have a shop in Midland. I would rather support another camping store. Good buy Tent world!!!!
- Verified customer
Great Customer Service - Black Wolf tent
I bought a Black Wolf tent through Tentworld - it was delivered very promptly. The first time I took it camping one of the fibreglass poles broke and I found a manufacturing defect in the floor of the tent that had left one of the seams with a hole in it.
On return I provided photos to Tentworld and explained the issues with the new product.
They immediately told me to return the damaged poles and tent inner and replaced them with brand new ones. They paid for the return shipping and sent the replacements within a couple of days.
Excellent customer service and great product support - thank you Tentworld for great work
- Verified customer
Delivered wrong item
Ordered an item. Incorrect item was delivered by courier. Was repeatedly told I had to be home 9-5 on a day for courier to pick up said item to be returned. Ridiculous to ask me to stay home for a day because of their mistake! Went back and forth like this for a while. Offered a partial refund if I kept wrong item. Asked to speak to a manager who then called me said they will forfeit incorrect item to me and refund me fully. Was very apologetic. But I still won't be getting the correct item which turns out wasn't actually in stock. So if you have a business address or somewhere you are 9-5 to receive order, otherwise bear in mind my situation.
great work great price
Fantastic response to orders, like seriously unexpectedly fast delivery. Great prices on most products ( hey I still shop around), great specials cannot recommend these guys enough, and I never bother reviewing anything online but I got exactly what I ordered in 3 days!!
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Questions & Answers
Hey Tentworld can you explain to me why you think it’s ok to ask a customer who received a damaged product from your warehouse to destroy the damaged product and sent photographic evidence that it has been destroyed to the point it is no longer able to be used before you send a replacement? Not very ethical if you ask me!
Dedicated Camper T.Tentworld
Hi TC123, we agree with you that it's very wasteful and we'd much prefer that things could be repaired than destroyed when they have faults. This would be much better for the environment, and is something that we try to do as much as we can. We are constantly pushing for our suppliers to develop products that are easily repairable & serviceable rather than disposable items. Sadly, in our current economic environment the costs of repairs are often not practical or are too inconvenient for our customers. Many of our suppliers require us to return the goods to them so they can inspect them to take notes on what failed in their items for future upgrades. After inspection, they typically will then destroy them whilst salvaging as many parts from it as practical. However, in some cases where there is no practical salvage possible, and our suppliers do not need to physically inspect the goods prior to destroying them in some instances we offer the option of destroying the goods themselves at their own home - rather than having to arrange the return of the goods to us. This is offered as a convenience to our customers to be able to destroy it themselves, rather than going through the hassle of arranging to get the goods back to us. Sadly, whilst delivering items is very easy - arranging couriers to collect from residential homes is still very very frustrating - so we try to avoid putting our customers through this if we can. This does also reduce our carbon footprint slightly, because ultimately if the goods are being destroyed in your home - they would be destroyed upon their return to the supplier but a whole lot less fuel has gone into producing the same end result. We are fortunate some of our suppliers allow us to offer this to our customers. This need to return the goods prior to replacement is typical from any retail store before theyre replaced. The act of destroying & us then replacing is mimicing that in-store experience without the hassle of having to arrange for it to be returned to us. I hope that this explains this better. If you have anymore questions please feel free. Kind Regards, Tentworld team.
It would just end up another piece of garbage in a landfill I would suggest letting us donate the slightly damaged product to charity and sending a replacement ASAP this not only satisfies your customer it also lowers waste and your “carbon footprint” I don’t think I am being unreasonable
Additionally, how is it convenient for the customer to have to destroy something? As a customer one should expect to receive an undamaged product, it is understandable that these things happen however when they do I believe it is the responsibility of the seller to promptly issue a replacement. Don’t you agree?
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