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peter rabbit

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peter rabbit says:

dontcha just love the brits abroad

*Top ten most bizarre and genuine travelling customer complaints

According to Thomas Cook in the UK, some holidaymakers are just never satisfied. Here are the top ten most bizarre and genuine customer complaints received by the firm in recent years:

1. On my holiday to Goa in India, I was disgusted to find that almost every restaurant served curry. I don't like spicy food at all.

2. The beach was too sandy.

3. I bought a snorkel and swimming mask for my six-year-old son, but he was too upset to use them as the fish frightened him.

4. It rained on my birthday.

5. Topless sunbathing on the beach should be banned. The holiday was ruined as my husband spent all day looking at other women.

6. I think it should be explained in the brochure that the local store does not sell proper biscuits like custard creams or ginger nuts.

7. It's lazy of the local shopkeepers to close in the afternoons. I often needed to buy things during 'siesta' time - this should be banned.

8. We bought 'Ray-Ban' sunglasses for five euros (~3.50) from a street trader, only to find out they were fake.

9. None of the hotel staff was English, and the tea didn't taste the same as at home.

10. I would like to complain about the price of alcohol in the resort. It was too cheap and I woke with a hangover every day.

 

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fossil

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fossil says:

there's no pleasing some folk

Thomas Cook should have a standard reply for these idiots..... along the lines of.........

 

"What the feck do you expect you moron and what feck do you expect us to care, but as way of compensation here's a  voucher for your next holiday with us, simply take this to your travel agent and you will get 7 nights for the price of 10"

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skycat

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skycat says:

Il never

understand idiots who go abroad and expect to find 'English' food on the menu..! :blink:

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MissShelley

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MissShelley says:

thats really funny!

but sadly, I believe it!

However, recently went to a Greek island and during the coach transfer the rep said 'you must not put toilet paper down the toilet' Being a Brit I thought this was most shocking!!! but theres no way anyone in their right mind would complain about it...however some of us think we're still Imperial Britain.

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Des_Fireblade

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Greece

bloody hell I thought they meant the newspaper :blink:!

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Jonathan

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Jonathan says:

Can't afford

to go abroad, or on holiday, or to live generally. 

Got 2 kids at University, student loans, etc.etc.etc.etc. blah blah blah

Going to hide in a darkened room........................

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old(ish)git

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old(ish)git says:

Dontcha just

Come on Peter, You've copied those quotes out of VIZ have'nt you? Not even the Brits abroad are that simple minded.No 5s a cracker tho' :lol::lol:

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peter rabbit

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peter rabbit says:

OIG

Not sure where these things come from as I usually get via email at work -

My rule of thumb is that if they make me laugh out lopud, snigger or physically smile I consider sharing them with others I know (or not).

In this case I thought my MCN posting buddies would appreciate some, if not all, of the items.

Ta

Wab

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