30 4 / 2012
What a nice little offer on Manchester Groupon today, don’t all rush at once:
01 3 / 2012
"Hmmmm, this could possibly be the silliest thing I have ever done on a daily deal, but I have bought a tattoo consultation, design and 45 minutes tattoo time through Groupon. All in the name of research though, no one can accuse me of not taking this seriously. You might be waiting a while for the review but I think it will be worth it. Eep!"
17 2 / 2012
SNO!zone bad, Groupon good.
A couple of weeks ago I bought 2 instructor led skiing passes for SNO!zone Milton Keynes for the bargain price of £21, or so it seemed. I had yet to book when I received an email to ‘clarify’ a few points about booking the deal with SNO!zone (can I stop writing it like that now? It’s pretty annoying and reminds me of Yo! Sushi). The email was to basically say that you couldn’t book in half of February and half of April and that you had to pay extra for the compulsory gloves. This would have been fine except when I called to book for any Saturday or Sunday in March I was told only a few sessions were being allocated for Groupon vouchers on a weekend and that these had already been booked. This wasn’t stated on the email from Groupon.
I’ll be damned if I am going to take a day, or even half a day, off work to spend an hour of it falling on my arse in Milton Keynes so I emailed Groupon and explained the situation, how difficult Snozone (haha they look silly when I write it like that) were being with the booking and that I understood I was out of the 7 day cancellation period. Guess what?! Groupon replied straight away with an apology and credited the money back to my Groupon account. I think that’s pretty good customer service if you ask me? I haven’t had to cancel a voucher before so can’t compare it with any other daily deal companies but please feel free to comment and let me know if you have had a similar experience.
12 1 / 2012
Food (not so) glorious food.
Living Social - 7 days of chef-prepared healthy meals from Diet Chef - January 2012 - cost £29 (value £65) - Diet Chef www.dietchef.co.uk