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Conned: When The Limo Service Rips You Off

Perhaps one of the worst things to happen would be for you to realize that the limousine service that you have put your trust in for transportation services during an important event has ripped you off. This unthinkable event would pretty much ruin your day, and compromise what might have been an incredibly important day that you have been planning for weeks or months.

Also, this could end up costing you an incredible amount of money.

So what are the best things to remember, and do when you find yourself ripped off by a limousine rental services? At this point, the most important thing for you to ensure is that you get back the money you paid them. You can no longer take back the effort and the time you put in when reserving the limousine, and you have no choice but to go through it again as you find yourself another service. Knowing this, getting back the cash you paid them would have to be what you settle for.




If you used a credit card in placing a reservation, and you find that the entire service has been charged to you, contact your credit card company and inform them of what happened. Have the card company reverse the charges made to your account.

There are also some things to consider in order for you to ensure that your security is protected from the possibility of fraud from the limo company:

• Never make reservations with a limousine company that only accepts cash. If the transaction turns out to be a scam, there might be no way for you to retrieve the money. As stated above, credit card transactions could be cancelled or reversed, if need be.

• Read all the terms and conditions of the service before making any reservations. This may be available on the company’s website. If the company does not have a website, approach the customer service representative and request for a copy of the terms and conditions.

• Be very wary when the company tells you that they do not have a copy of the terms and services. This document is for your own protection, and may come to your defense should the company try to rip you off. Aside from reading and studying the document, it is very important for you to have a copy.




If you find yourself ripped off by a limousine company, there is always the option of legal services that could be employed. The company could be taken to small claims court, if only for you to be able to retrieve the money you have paid for the service you never received.


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