THOUSANDS of devastated families are losing out on their paid-for holidays to Disneyland Paris after the “scam artist” company they booked with closed shop without warning. But their heartbreaking stories is just the tip of the ice berg. Go West With Mickey (GWWM), trading under MDG Travel Services, sold Disneyland Paris holidays via Facebook and their website. They claimed to be a small company that offered a personalised service, with the owner Elspeth as the main point of contact for customers.On its now-removed Facebook page, fans were full of praise about the wonderful holidays they’ve been on, and the amazing deals they were offered by GWWM. Indeed, several people have told Sun Online Travel that they were able to go on their booked holidays – but it wasn’t always plain sailing. And behind these messages was a much more sinister story where customers claim they were subjected to emotional blackmail and threatened by the owners. The issues around GWWM came to light in August this year after Jaide Ellery-Martin and her family publicly complained about their experience.Speaking to Sun Online Travel, Jaide’s mother Sandra explained how her daughter had booked the holiday through Facebook as “there was absolutely nothing negative… Read full this story
- Best travel gadgets you never knew existed
- Sexual harassment complaints double: 'Behind every one is a human story'
- READ IN FULL: Theresa May's speech to the 2018 Conservative Party conference
- Theresa May's Conservative party conference speech
- Theresa May's Tory conference speech in full
- 'The most drunken country in Europe': Read this and you might like Systembolaget a whole lot better
- Legal fight for justice: American Civil Liberties Union gears up for assault on Trump administration
- Orwellian Nightmare: A German Couple Winds Up on U.S. No-Fly List
- Jailed in 2018: The 77 faces of criminals locked up in since January
- Edited Transcript of BA earnings conference call or presentation 24-Jul-19 2:30pm GMT
‘Scam artist’ travel firm charged family over £1,400 for non-existent Disney trip and threatened others over negative reviews have 308 words, post on www.thesun.co.uk at September 26, 2019. This is cached page on Travel Breaking News. If you want remove this page, please contact us.