Complaint against ITBC Sweepstakes Scheme – Claim for refund of Rs.31,487/-:
Mr. Nadeem Syed of Thane, Maharashtra had participated in the ITBC Sweepstakes Scheme by placing orders worth Rs.31,500/- on 17-03-2010 and 18-03-2010. Later he realised that this scheme was a marketing gimmick by ITBC and he opted to cancel the order on 20-03-2010. Not receiving his refund, he posted his complaint with ICF on 13-05-2010 which was presented to ITBC by ICF. Following this, Mr. Nadeem Syed received his…
Mr. Nadeem Syed, Thane, Maharashtra - 20.05.2010
Refund from GoIbio – Rs.1,957/- – Mr. Ishaan Jaimini of Ahmedabad 380015, Gujarat had booked 3 flight tickets saperately in the month of may by HDFC Smartbuy website using his credit card. Due to operational reason the flight was cancelled by the airlines itself. They refunded the amount to goibibo immediately in 30 mins and GoIbibo confirmed the customer that he will get refund within 3 hrs to HDFC SMartbuy account. However, even after three weeks and many mails, he did not get his refund. T…
Refund from Hitplay: Piyushi Gupta (piyushigupta9[at]gmail.com) of Manesar, Gurgaon, Haryana had ordered a citrus spritzer-home on 15/05/2013. However, the product did not give the desired service as mentioned on the website. The customer had repeately sent e-mails and was assured that they would arrange for reverse pick-up and refund. But even after a month nothing happened. She posted here complaint with ICF on 25-06-2013 and subsequently got her money back.
Manesar, Gurgaon, Haryana - 23.08.2013
Refund from Makemytrip – Rs.11,000/- : Ms. Shrawani silwal of Bangalore booked Spicejet flight for 9thJan 2015. However, the flight was non operational and the booking for both ways got cancelled. Even after a month she did not get refund from Makemytrip or Spicejet. She posted her complaint with ICF on 08-03-2015 and the matter was taken up with MMT. After follow-ups the customer got her money by 12-03-2015.
Shrawani Silwal, Bangalore
Refund from Fitnessworld.in – Rs.2,198/- : Mr. Akshat Mangla of Gurgaon, Harayana had placed an order for INR 2198 on 15-Sep-2016 with fitnessworld.in. The company claimed to have shipped the product on 19-09-2016 but the customer did not get the product and there was no information from the courier company. He contacted Fitnessworld many times but was given false assurances every time. So he posted his complaint on 02-11-2016. The matter was taken up with Fitnessworld and finally Mr. Mangla g…
Akshat Mangla, Gurgaon, Harayana
Refund from Yepme.com – Rs.1046/-
Amrita Seal of New Alipur, West Bengal (Email: amrita.seal88(at)gmail.com) had ordered Two product in Yepme.com (online shopping) worth Rs.1046. Yepme mailed Mr. Seal that since the product was out of stock they will refund the money. However, till lodging the complaint with ICF on 05-12-2012 he did not receive refund. After pursuing the complaint with Yepme Mr. Seal finally got refund by 06-12-2012.
Yepme.com - 07.12.2012
Refund from Travelchacha – Rs.1,41,130/– – Mrs. Rama Priya Prakash Rao, Hyderabad had paid money to Travelchacha on 03-05-2014 for Singapore package. Just before 3 days, the customer was shocked to know that no bookings were done and the company assured full refund. However, the refund was not forthcoming and the customer was given a future date everytime. The customer posted her complaint with ICF on 05-12-2014 and the matter was referred to Travelchacha. Travelchacha was not forthcoming in re…
Mrs. Rama Priya Prakash Rao, Hyderabad
Repair of Micromax Tab: Mr. Akash Pandey of Rajajipuram, Lucknow 226011, UP submitted his Micromax tablet to their service centre on 11-06-2016 for out-of-warranty service. However, even after two months, the tablet was not repaired. He posted his complaint at ICF on 14-08-2016 and the matter was taken up with Micromax. Finally, Mr. Pandey got his table serviced free of cost and the issue was resolved by 05-09-2016.
Akash Pandey, Rajajipuram, Lucknow
LIC not reissuing survival/maturity benefit cheque:
Ms. Neetu Singh, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh LIC policy matured on 27-02-2013 but the maturity cheque was despatched to the old address even though she had provided the required NEFT mandate with new address. LIC said it will take time to get back the cheque and issue no payment instructions. She posted her complaint at ICF on 01-04-2013 and subsequently got the amount by 12-04-2013.
Life Insurance Corpn. of India - 12.04.2013
Refund from Paytm – Rs. 5,828/- : Mr. Mangesh Sable of Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra ordered a Fly F50Q (Blk+Slv) (Black) on 28/04/14. But the supplier (edge infotel) had sent 18 month old imported Fly 50S. Mr. Sable returned the phone with Paytm reverse courier. But he did not receive any replacement or refund. He posted his complaint on 13-06-2014 and the matter was taken up with Paytm. Finally, the refund was processed on 21-06-2014.
Vashi, Navi Mumbai, Maharasthra