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Beware of Jetpad Homes - AVOID

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Beware of Jetpad Homes - AVOID

we made a booking for an apartment in LA with jetpad homes. we turned up at 23:30 on saturday 22nd October to find that the apartment wasn't available for vacation rentals. The owner who was living there knew nothing about his apartment being listed on Jetpad homes's website.

the numbers that Jetpad gave us are now all disconnected and we lost all the money we sent them via bank transfer. We had to find a hotel last minute are we're now hugely out of pocket.

Please avoid this company at all costs. They are thieves and fraudalent traders.

Director's name is Robert Kanaat

http://www.jetpadhomes.com/

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They took my $3500 deposit & never returned it...

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Why did you not pay by credit card instead of bank transfer? You would have at least been able to claim your money back through the CC company. I am at a loss why people send CASH to unknown people at an internet address without ensuring the bonefides of both.

Some people have money to burn I guess.

Edited: 23 November 2011, 00:05
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Unfortunatelty credit card was not an option, it was paid by paypal & trying to get the money back from them is not as easy either..

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Scammers use Pay Pal as a cover I've found, as Pay Pal only stands behind purchases o "'items" not services like rentals- so offering Paypal as a payment method gives the victim a false sense of security. Renting a property via PayPal is as bad as sending cash, but unfortunately many don't know that ..

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I am sorry you were cheated but It is a red flag when you can't pay with a major cc for lodging. Your money most likely went to eastern Europe or Nigeria where the laws don't seem to stop crimes like this. JMHO

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Always use a CC you will feel at ease.

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Jetpads did not refund our 5K deposit and never responded to any of our calls & emails. If you go on Better Business Bureau, you will see that many others have been "taken" as well.

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