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Fandango Inc.

Rating
0.237288
Web
www.fandango.com
Related
Comcast
Address
12200 W. Olympic Blvd., Ste. 150
Los Angeles, CA
90064
Contact
Chuck Davis
Role
Chairman and CEO
Phone
(310) 451-7690
Fax
(310) 451-7861
Twitter IDs
@Fandango
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B.Me - 4 d ago

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I'd used Fandango for years since it was the only channel you couldn't delete, additionally, they had some titles I liked to rent that weren't available elsewhere. Beginning, ~ 2 yrs ago, I began having problems with it. We have two TVs w/Roku devices, one day, I could log into Fandango through one Roku device but not the other. I called, they said they fixed something and to try the device I was previously unable to log in. Sure enough, they fixed it, however, as a result I couldn't log into the device that had been working. One or the other device but not both. They had no solution. Some time later, I attempted to resolve again. In the information given them I indicated now I couldn't log into my account and I was using my computer. In their resolution they blamed a Roku firewall and said I should try logging in on computer...

After, this Fandango indicated they'd been having lots of glitches, etc. and had no solution except to have me create a new acct, upon doing so they'd transfer all applicable titles from old to new acct. I created new acct and Fandango promptly stated they needed to get corporate approval to move 1/2 dozen purchased titles to new acct.

All that took place over two weeks ago and apparently Corporate hasn't approved movement of titles.

So to be absolutely clear, Fandango is wheeling and dealing in the new paradigm of corporate monopolizing they still haven't approved this let alone done anything. They're re-pungent through and through.

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Anonymous - 9 d 9 h ago

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I never complain but this experience was SO frustrating I felt compelled to log feedback.

Wow I see I am not the only one looking to complain about Fandango and also its customer services.

I selected the wrong theater for a purchase and immediately tried to correct the issue. Customer service said you had to sign up to the VIP program to be able to process a refund. I said I did not want to be a VIP and was basically told by Frank T that I could NOT process a refund !!?? Not only is the process to be able to correct a mistake not easy but customer service was zero help. I would avoid Fandango an go direct to the movie theater to preorder tickets. I also wish I had seen all these other complaints before I tried Fandango.

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Anonymous - 17 d 5 h ago

This company has the rudest custumer service in the world would never use it again

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Lauren - 19 d 9 h ago

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I am beyond frustrated and upset with Fandago customer service and then their corporate offices. When buying my tickets on October 18th, their customer service gave me the wrong information which led me to have a credit instead of a full refund which is what I called for and was told I was going to get if I followed the woman's instructions. After following her instructions I was sent an email saying that I was not refunded but instead had a credit. I asked to speak to a supervisor immediately who assured me he wold handle the problem and contact cooperate offices directly and not to worry. He also assured me that he was taking notes of everything I was saying and putting it in my complaint file.

Less than a half hour later I received an email denying my request of a refund. So I called again to speak to a supervisor and I was put on hold for about a half hour. I told my WHOLE STORY AGAIN to a customer service employee who said I had to do that before speaking to her supervisor. She also told me there were ZERO notes in my complaint file from my previous call earlier in the evening! Finally she "sent" me to her supervisor, who I waited to speak with for another 15 minutes when I was finally offered a return call option. I decided to choose that option and not wait any longer. To my NOT surprise, no one ever returned my call.

I then call AGAIN the following day and explained my story AGAIN where I spoke to another supervisor who assured me she would personally speak with corporate and resolve my issue. I received another email yesterday stating my claim was DENIED and I would NOT be getting a refund.

I am beyond disappointed and disgusted by the customer service run around I received. I will not be using this company again!

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Irma Borrego - 22 d ago

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My name is Irma B and purchase a ticket for a local theater using a guest account in Fandango. When entering the theater I was told I couldn't get in with my purse (size was not permitted (too big)). This was a Sunday night and I was looking forward to seeing the movie "Judy". Unfortunately, I was not allowed to go inside the theater. I called customer service and they couldn't refund my ticket because the movie had already started when I called to request the refund. 10 minutes after the scheduled time; which in all actuality the movie has not started because it takes 30 for previews. I've been a customer of Fandango for decades and never do I recall requesting a refund. I am upset of the time wasted in this BS. They are asking me to sign in as a VIP so I can request the refund. I signed in and paid as a guest, that shouldn't matter now it didn't matter when they accepted my payment. I will make a complaint with the business bureau on how they are holding money that is not there's and they are refusing to refund to a loyal customer that was not able to get in the theater they advertise without a notification of their policy regarding bags size.

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Nicole Lepkosky - 23 d 2 s ago

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I have been a loyal customer to fandango for years now and only exclusively use fandango. I purchased tickets, or at least I thought I did because the tickets were in the tickets section in my app. So prior to me leaving I check the tickets and there is no confirmation # and it states that there was a problem getting the confirmation # so naturally I call your customer service. I attempted to purchase the tickets and it came up with an error however I believed I was successful on the third attempt but customer service said that my account was blocked after the first attempt. It was escalated up to a supervisor and not even the supervisor can tell me what happened because he said there is usually a reason given to them on their end but in my case there wasn't. Not my problem so at this point it is getting late and we need to leave to see our movie but the supervisor Nate Greene who says he doesn't have an employee number says that there are no seats available then tells me to just go to the theater and buy the tickets directly from the box office. The point of using your services is so that my seats are reserved in advanced. I'am upset because not only did this ruin my evening but the customer service supervisor told me to go to the box office and purchase tickets that he knew where sold out! Then it turned into an arguing match which is now why I have taken time out of my life to let you know how awful my experience has been with your customer service. Not only was my evening ruined with my father who is here visiting from out of town but I am saddened with the poor experience.

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J. M. - 32 d 14 m ago

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I was sold bogus tickets through your app. I bought tickets that don't exist at the movie theatre. I called customer service and the employee said, "So what do you want me to do?" Jaw dropping. I can't even get a full refund for the company's mistake without being charged 5.00 USD. My other option is a credit. I don't want credit. I don't ever want to use Fandango again. Instead of dealing with the issue appropriately I receive no help. I asked to talk to the manager and was told the manager is not available. Seriously? Wow. I will be reporting to the Better Business Bureau.

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Anonymous - 45 d 4 h ago

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You should have a mechanism to ensure that when fandango makes a mistake and refunds you tickets rather than exchange it the customer can get the credit ASAP. You took my money ASAP. You might want to post a correct number. I will be contacting the media and corporate head quarters if I dont see an exchane rather than the refund within the next 2 hours!! FYI it is Friday afternoon EST 3:25pm.

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ALA - 75 d 4 h ago

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I went to their site to buy tickets to a movie at a local theater and went through the steps to make the purchase. A confirmation email was sent to me, and that had a link to click on to download and print the tickets, but I did not click on it when I received it, because it was a few days prior to the movie showing time. The day before the movie, I went in to my email to click on the link and print my tickets, but when I did, I was surprised to to discover that the tickets were incorrect - the date was right, but it was for the wrong movie, a kid movie. I went to their site, and there is a link that you can click on to exchange one movie or showtime for another - so I did so, and I made the even exchange. This time, when I went to select the movie, I had a coworker review my selections to ensure that I didn't make a mistake, as I was certain that I reviewed several times the first time - and the coworker verified that it was all filled in to my specifications. Again, I was emailed a link to print the tickets, and the next morning when I clicked on the link, I was horrified to learn that this time, the tickets were for the correct movie, for the WRONG DATE! By this time, it was already the day of the movie, so I printed the tickets and took them to the theater. When I arrived to the theater, the manager there took my tickets and my credit card and said that he would just exchange out the wrong date for the right date, as they do on a regular basis - but when he ran my credit card, he informed me that he was unable to make the exchange, because the purchase was showing that we were supposed to be at the kid movie, the first incorrect transaction before the second!! Because we were already at the theater and had already purchased snacks by this time, we gave in and purchased tickets to the movie right there on location. So, the next day, I did a chat session with a rep from Fandango, and the rep was extremely rude and unhelpful - refused to refund my credit card for the failed transaction, and moreover, spoke to me in the chat in a very condescending way, all while blaming ME for getting the wrong tickets emailed to my by Fandango, which is ludicrous. Since this had escalated and had dragged on for so long, the next day I called them personally and spoke with a person, who was very polite and apologetic, and who let me know that she was sending my complaint up to the Corporate Office, which she did and confirmed having done so via an email to my inbox. The very next day, I received an email from a higher up manager at Corporate Office, who stated: "Our corporate office has reviewed your complaint, and we would like to do something to help make up for your unpleasant experience. We do see that a refund was issued for the full amount of the transaction. We also issued 500 VIP+points to your Fandango VIP account online, which will give you another $5 Reward. This reward is good until 11/21/2019. Again, we apologize for the issue. Thank you for your patience and understanding." This was on August 24th - and my credit card had NOT been credited, so I replied back to tell them so. The next day, on the 25th, I received an email from the polite girl from the phone, saying: "We spoke on Friday, Im Glad corporate responded so quick and did the compensation I requested. If you ever have anymore issues , please feel free to contact us directly. Have a beautiful day." I also replied to her to let her know that a credit had never been issued to my credit card as Corporate had incorrectly stated they had - but not surprisingly, I received no response from her either. It is now the 28th, and this has been going on for nearly two weeks, with no resolution. All I am asking for is the $38.20 be refunded to my credit card as they promised, as they stated they could clearly tell that the bar code on my Fandango had never been scanned, and as much, the tickets were never used. I have now filed an official complaint with the BBB - hopefully they can get something done. Fandango used to be a good business, but according to my experience and the comments below, they are now just running a racket.

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Tamrellec@yahoo.com - 77 d ago

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Fandango is the worst and you should not be allowed to operate as a business. I will be calling a BBB to make a formal complaint. You are a rip off not issuing refunds to people. Your system does not issue confirmation numbers and you wont give the refund back. HORRIBLE CUSTOMER SERVICE. Management stop letting your employees take this stuff from angry employees you pay them peanuts and you make all the money. FANDANGO employees there are better places to work I promise you. In-and out pays more than you make and they don't have to take what you take cause of unfair policies, while all the hire ups get paid big bucks. After reading all these horrible reviews I am sure there will be a class action law suit soon.

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pissed - 114 d 18 h ago

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AWFUL. Fandango allowed me to purchase tickets to a showtime that didn't even exist! They failed to update their schedule to reflect the theater's schedule and the movie was no longer showing YET THEY ARE REFUSING TO REFUND. What the hell is wrong with this company?

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s - 96 d 12 h ago

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same thing happened to me. And not even this website lets me write that without giving an error "This comment already exists in datastore. Please enter something that is unique.

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Neti - 98 d 5 h ago

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I called fandango customer service to be put on hold for a total of 8 HOURS! I explained we had a family emergency and needed a refund mind u I called 3 DAYS BEFORE OUR MOVIE!!! Karen told me they would have it credited to my account only to find out 2 weeks later my fandango account it still $0.00!!!! I've been told repeatedly that head quarters would be calling me back yet I haven't received a call!!!!!! I have NOT seen one good review about fandango! It's just sad that people work so hard to take their families out to see a movie and get rob of their hard earned money! The movie tickets are not cheap either!!!

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Horrible - 116 d 8 h ago

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I strongly advise against ever using Fandango for buying tickets. On two occasions, all due to issues with the application, I got ripped off for a total of about $50. their customer service is almost non-existent and spent hours on hold just to be treated poorly and refused any compensation. trust me you're better off buying online directly from the movie theaters as Fandango seems to have become a scam nowadays, which is sad...

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Stephanie - 173 d 5 h ago

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They are AssHoles will never do business with them again. They will not give me credit for ticket s that where never used and they are able to tell if tickets where used or not. So hope that 30.00 help make u richer ads.

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Barbara - 176 d 4 h ago

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I bought a ticket for a 2:30 movie on 5/11. Something came up so I called Fandango before movie time - called them that morning, afternoon and again in the evening. I called again 5/12 in the afternoon and on 5/13 in the morning. and in the morning on 5/14. I tried again this afternoon, 5/19. EACH time I was on hold for 10 minutes, (before I gave up); that's over an hr (70 mins) on hold. I would get the message that there was "an extra high volume of calls" . Yah, right. Morning, noon and night? I doubt it. I tried to send a note thru the internet but the "pick category" didn't work so I couldn't send it. Grrrr how very frustrating. I don't know how a company can stay in business - the worst customer service ever. At least I got this off my chest but I'm also out a movie ticket.

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Oz - 185 d 8 h ago

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I purchased tickets online and was unable to attend. I called before showtime to cancel to get new showtime.

I was on hold for 2hrs and then I got disconnected and call back and was on hold for 3 hours. When I got someone on the line he said your time has exceeded for a refund or credit. I told him I did call on time but was on hold.

He said I see that but I can only forward to Corporate and then I received an automated response denying credit. Thieves, Calling BBB

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Larry Livingston - 192 d ago

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I have contacted you several times by this e-mail platform, with live chat as well as talking to customer support. It's been over two years that I am having the same problem. It seems that no one at Fandango cares about its public users. You can see when you bring up my VIP account that you have there that I have indeed discussed this issue over and over. When it comes to my review helpful hint points number have been deleted. I am on the Fandango web-site not the others that you once asked me about. I am still seeing an increase in my movie review numbers. I have reviewed over 770 films; I am not a person that just pops in and out once in a while. I had over 2500 helpful hints 2 years ago before they disappeared. All I ever get is a reply that my issue has been sent to the proper department. I have never got an update as to what's happening nor am I allowed to speak to anyone in the department that oversees the web site. I have been waiting so long to get a solution to this issue with NO sign of it ever being fixed. PLEASE just tell me up front that you're not going to fix it so I should get over it. I'd respect that more than being told stuff that's not going to happen. If I don't get some kind of a response (be it we won't fix it or it's fixed) I will contact corporate and let them know how their customer service is the greatest for not helping. Is it too hard to say it's solved or we can't fix it, I just want closure on this issue? I have now contacted corporate and was directed to once again, I have to go through customer service. THAT'S the department to get this issue fixed.

Regal Division 13

Portland, Oregon

I am this regions #1 customer. That's not me saying that; no matter what Regal theater I go to it comes up on their screen at the ticket and concession booths. This is why my helpful points issue needs to be solved.

Larry Livingston

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Larry Livingston - 189 d 24 h ago

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Larry Livingston

I have contacted you several times by this e-mail platform, with live chat as well as talking to customer support. It's been over two years that I am having the same problem. It seems that no one at Fandango cares about its public users. You can see when you bring up my VIP account that you have there that I have indeed discussed this issue over and over. When it comes to my review helpful hint points number have been deleted. I am on the Fandango web-site not the others that you once asked me about. I am still seeing an increase in my movie review numbers. I have reviewed over 770 films; I am not a person that just pops in and out once in a while. I had over 2500 helpful hints 2 years ago before they disappeared. All I ever get is a reply that my issue has been sent to the proper department. I have never got an update as to what's happening nor am I allowed to speak to anyone in the department that oversees the web site. I have been waiting so long to get a solution to this issue with NO sign of it ever being fixed. PLEASE just tell me up front that you're not going to fix it so I should get over it. I'd respect that more than being told stuff that's not going to happen. If I don't get some kind of a response (be it we won't fix it or it's fixed) I will contact corporate and let them know how their customer service is the greatest for not helping. Is it too hard to say it's solved or we can't fix it, I just want closure on this issue? I have now contacted corporate and was directed to once again, I have to go through customer service. THAT'S the department to get this issue fixed.

Regal Division 13

Portland, Oregon

I am this regions #1 customer. That's not me saying that; no matter what Regal theater I go to it comes up on their screen at the ticket and concession booths. This is why my helpful points issue needs to be solved.

Larry Livingston

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Christian Martinez - 194 d 4 h ago

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I got sold tickets that were for 4 hours away and they refused to give me back the money because it was AFTER the movie started. are you kidding me? why would the app ask to know your location and then give you a movie that's in a town with the same name 4 states away? I bought the tickets 20 minutes before the movie get to the theatre for them to tell me that movie isn't playing there. I had to buy my group tickets ALL OVER again to see a movie I didn't even want to see. But how am I supposed to return tickets before the movie when the movie is starting? How am I supposed to get to a a movie theatre 4 states away in 20 minutes?

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JEAN SMITH - 1 y 83 d ago

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Anonymous - 198 d 4 h ago

I fount this out after I tired to call

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JG - 217 d 22 h ago

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Customer service is terrible!! They sold me tickets to a show that isn't even playing at the theaters!! I would not have known to do anything about it had a friend say thats not the movie showing one the one singular theater the location had. I would've potentially showed up to a show where I had bought a seat but didn't really exist and certainly didn't transfer over. New movie could've been sold out and I would be screwed. The best they could offer is a slow refund minus the fees?? seriously??? it was your guys mistake. Waited on hold for 30 minutes and spent another 30 talking to someone. Now having to go back and wait all over again as it was never cancelled and processed although i have our conversation screenshots to say otherwise. what a flipping joke!!!

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Maurice Curry - 217 d 20 h ago

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I mistakenly bought tickets as a guest from another city and was denied a refund for 1 adult ticket and 3 kids for a total of $70.61. My kids and I are pained and we will delete the app and never use this service again either. U may make millions off stealing but u just lost 1 good customer.

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Jaime Salas jr - 247 d 9 h ago

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Can fandango play the movies called child's play and the intruder and voorhees and others , please ?

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