HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) – A tourist who vacationed in Hawaii says she got ripped off by an online travel company and she’s filing complaints.
Laquana Sanders, of Katy, Texas, went on vacation with her family in Hawaii for the first time last month.
After buying luau tickets from Hawaii Tour Experts, she agreed to watch a presentation on zoom for a $40 discount. That’s when the high pressure sales tactics began.
“I gave him my credit card number for $199 and then he said you’re already approved. In my mind, I was like approved for what? Like an idiot, I gave him my personal information,” said Sanders.
She quickly signed up for a membership through Aloha Hawaii Tours and Travel after being told she’d get better deals than the big online travel websites.
When she got back home, though, she got an unexpected bill for $2,000 over 18 payments and she couldn’t reach the company. Now she’s filing complaints with the Better…