27 Feb '11, 3am

Online coupon sites: Deal or no deal?: Bargain hunters are snapping up online coupons for cheap deals on items s...

Online coupon sites: Deal or no deal?: Bargain hunters are snapping up online coupons for cheap deals on items s...

Ms Christina Lim buys dining, pedicure and massage coupons from group-buying websites. --ST PHOTO: CHEW SENG KIM View more photos IT SOUNDED too good to be true. And it was. Bargain hunters are snapping up online coupons for cheap deals on items such as holiday tours and spa sessions, but one offer left a sour taste in the mouths of consumers. Early last month, online coupon site Deal.com.sg dangled a four-day trip to Bangkok which included a four-star hotel stay and return airfare on premium airlines for $188 - about half the stated original price. Customers had 18 hours to buy the coupons. But some holiday-makers who took up the offer found that the deal contained high additional charges and did not offer a choice of airline or hotel, despite several airlines and hotels being listed in the promotion. The travel agency in the deal also took at least a month to confirm boo...

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