As mentioned in other articles posted on this blog, there are many company names of so called fly buy companies who all seem to be part of the same group, the Easy Consulting Group. (https://mindtimeshare.me/?s=easy+consulting)
One who seems to be active lately is the Mini Break Away.
Mini Break Away has a nice looking website http://minibreakaway.co.uk and contact number apparently in the UK: 0800 014 6380
They also quote an address in the UK as being: Riverside View, Thornes Lane, Wakefield, WF4 5QW
With offers from companies such as Mini Break Away it is important you know what is expected from you, and you have a good read through the Terms and Conditions PRIOR to paying for this offer!
Clause 18 leaves no doubts: “As a couple, you will be required by the resort, hotelier or marketer to attend an exhibition showcasing ways for you to improve your future holidays and lifestyle. ….”….Failure to do so without good reason will result in you paying the full rental cost for the accommodation”
The question we receive often from consumers about why they keep on receiving calls from companies with all these kind of offers, when they haven’t asked for these calls, may be answered through another clause on the website:
“Unless we have your express consent we will only disclose personal data to third parties if this is required for the purpose of completing your transaction with us. This is of course subject to the proviso that we may disclose your data to certain permitted third parties, such as members of our own group, our own professional advisers who are bound by confidentiality codes, and when we are legally obliged to disclose your data. You authorise us to contact you with future promotions”
Please be careful with any cold calls and any offers that sound too good to be true.
Companies selling you services and items over the phone have the obligation to provide you with the full information on such product and offer before they take the payment. They also have to explain clearly what the cancellation procedure and period would be.
Doing your research is never a bad thing and if the offer is only valid n the day, there and then, we would say it is better to let it pass.
You better be safe than sorry!