Wednesday, August 29, 2007

i'm pissed

mark & i were given a visa gift card as a wedding present last year, and we got it about 2 weeks before the wedding. however, we didn't get around to using it until now. when i tried to use it? it got denied, even though the amount was less than what i'd been told the gift card amount was for. apparently, in the small, tiny print on the back of the card, if you don't use it within six months of purchase, they take a $3 fee monthly. there's nothing left on the card! jackasses. so i've got a piece of plastic that i can't use. i know the giftor (is that even right?) had no awareness that these assmonkeys were going to pull this kind of shit, or they'd have given us something else. GGGGGGGGRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRR!

4 comments:

Michelle said...

That happened with us, but with a Blockbuster gift card. Canada is totally doing away with expiry dates/fees on gift cards and it's about time. It just isn't fair.

Theknittingidiot said...

Call them and complain! tell them it is really bad business to do that and they need to give the money back, And if they don't you will call the BBB and tell every single person you know and call the news about it. That is just plain crappy if them.

knitnzu said...

Yeah, HATE that! Had it happen with a local nursery, didn't spend my entire gift certificate and they gave me the card. I asked them about it and they said they'd put the full amount back on...but it's over an hour away and I haven't gotten down to spend it! Thanks for the book recommend over on Deb's comments.

the Lady said...

That totally sucks. Did you get it straightened out at all?