Vacation Service Company Cheats on Couple and Fined 97,000 Rupees | Chandigarh News

CHANDIGARH: District-II Consumer Dispute Resolution Commission ordered vacation service company to pay local couple 97,000 rupees for not staying them at one of its hotels or resorts despite demands and repeat visits.
The plaintiffs Sooba Singh and Kulwinder Kaur, who are from Sector 47, had purchased the company’s membership on September 2, 2018 for Rs 86,000, depositing Rs 71,000 in advance in three debit card transactions. On September 17, 2018, they paid the company the remaining Rs 15,000. After having waited long enough for the membership card, they only received a registration detail, indicating that membership was subject to payment of an additional Rs 5,000 not mentioned in the agreement.
The couple paid Rs 5,000 in cash but received an acknowledgment of Rs 71,000 instead of Rs 86,000. They were asked to pay around Rs 10,500 in mandatory annual administration fees regardless of usage. of an installation. They were entitled to six nights and seven days of vacation in the Blue Season category, which gave them the right to a studio room for two adults and two children under 12 years old.
Receipt requests for Rs 15,000 and Rs 5,000 payments were refused under one pretext or another. The couple even tried to use the family vacation services during the deal period, but all of their reservations were turned down, until they finally asked the company to cancel their membership and refund their deposit. This too was refused.
The company said the couple signed up for Rs 86,000, but only paid Rs 71,000 in three transactions and not Rs 86,000 as alleged. He cited clause 10 of the agreement to say that annual charges of Rs 10,500, exclusive of tax, had to be paid in advance each year, regardless of the use of the facility, and clause 26 gave them entitled to a cooling off period of 10 days from the date of signing, in which they were free to rescind the agreement and claim reimbursement after deducting Rs 3,800. At any time later, the costs of membership was non-refundable.
The consumer court ruled that the company had lured the couple with false and exaggerated promises, but since there was no documentary evidence of the cash payment of Rs 20,000, the couple could not be entitled to this. amount. He said that Rs 71,000 should have guaranteed their stay at one of the company’s hotels and resorts, and that failure was a lack of service, in addition to an unfair business practice. The court asked the company to reimburse Rs 71,000, as well as Rs 15,000 in compensation for moral and physical harassment, in addition to Rs 11,000 in litigation costs.

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