Consumers should how up to date by GroupOn and airfasttickets.de carefully check voucher promotions and quickly redeem discounts consumers to know exactly about the conditions of the discount advertised on the bargain Portal GroupOn who currently makes high waves in tourism Munich, 7 April, 2011 (w & p) which advises Internet travel distribution Association (VIR). The action 18,000 airline tickets of also from renowned manufacturers such as Lufthansa and Air Berlin with vouchers for the price of 19 euros were offered in the previous week, with a savings of 81 euros was said to the customer. GroupOn sold originally a total 18,000 vouchers to the value of 342,000 euro through the provider of Airfasttickets, to give a discount in a total of more than 1.45 million euros at the same time according to the GroupOn. Discounts can no tourist companies promise break even at this altitude, because the industry receives no commissions on flights, but a consulting fee, common way service charge called”criticized VIR Board Michael Buller. Around 60 test requests of the VIR bookable offers were found on the Airfasttickets Web site of only four with the GroupOn coupon during the promotion period. Three offers, taking into account the price of the voucher were more expensive than at a booking the same flight on the website of the airline itself, and only one was cheaper but with a savings of just once just 15 euro, and not the announced 81 euro.
The online expert Michael Buller recommends customers who have secured the ticket voucher for GroupOn, therefore to the rapid review of the offer. He also refers to the right of withdrawal each buyer and, through a voucher can be returned within 14 days from the. The Internet travel distribution Association (VIR) sees through discount promotions pulled the General seriousness of online travel services affected. More and more tourist service provider business models are based on making promises and by buying a Voucher discounts to concede”so Michael Buller.