27 Jan '12, 2am

Some buyers of group-buying deals unable to redeem coupons or get products or services as advertised

Some buyers of group-buying deals unable to redeem coupons or get products or services as advertised

Of the 32 cases involving group-buying sites reported to the consumer watchdog Case last year, 27 were about deals bought on Deal.com.sg, two on Groupon.sg and three on BigDeal.sg. -- PHOTO: INTERNET By Ng Kai Ling Bank executive Jeff Lim thought his mid-January holiday was a done deal. He had booked a hotel in Bali last May, and bought air tickets to the Indonesian resort island. But just three days before he was supposed to fly, the travel agent told him that his hotel coupon - which he had purchased from group-buying website Deal.com.sg - could not be redeemed. Complaints from consumers about being unable to redeem their coupons as advertised are a growing concern. Last year, the Consumers Association of Singapore (Case) received 32 complaints from customers of three popular group-buying sites: Groupon.sg, Deal.com.sg and BigDeal.sg. The previous year, it had received n...

Full article: http://www.straitstimes.com/BreakingNews/Singapore/Story/...

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