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Vantage Deluxe World Travel

Phone: (617) 878-6000 Fax: (617) 878-6145 90 Canal Street, Boston, MA 02114 View Additional Email Addresses

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Vantage Travel Service, Inc. (also known as Vantage Deluxe World Travel) is a direct mail marketer of deluxe group travel services.   

BBB Accreditation

A BBB Accredited Business since

BBB has determined that Vantage Deluxe World Travel meets BBB accreditation standards, which include a commitment to make a good faith effort to resolve any consumer complaints. BBB Accredited Businesses pay a fee for accreditation review/monitoring and for support of BBB services to the public.

BBB accreditation does not mean that the business' products or services have been evaluated or endorsed by BBB, or that BBB has made a determination as to the business' product quality or competency in performing services.

Reason for Rating

BBB rating is based on 13 factors. Get the details about the factors considered.

Factors that raised the rating for Vantage Deluxe World Travel include:

  • Length of time business has been operating
  • Complaint volume filed with BBB for business of this size
  • Response to 33 complaint(s) filed against business
  • Resolution of complaint(s) filed against business

Customer Reviews are not used in the calculation of the BBB Rating

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Customer Complaints Summary Read complaint details

33 complaints closed with BBB in last 3 years | 12 closed in last 12 months
Complaint Type Total Closed Complaints
Advertising/Sales Issues 10
Billing/Collection Issues 0
Delivery Issues 3
Guarantee/Warranty Issues 0
Problems with Product/Service 20
Total Closed Complaints 33

Customer Reviews Summary Read customer reviews

16 Customer Reviews on Vantage Deluxe World Travel
Customer Experience Total Customer Reviews
Positive Experience 3
Neutral Experience 1
Negative Experience 12
Total Customer Reviews 16

Additional Information

BBB file opened: January 22, 1988 Business started: 09/01/1983 in MA Business incorporated 09/27/1983 in MA
Type of Entity


Business Management
Mr. Henry R. Lewis, Chief Executive Office Mr. Yearim Martinez, Customer Service
Contact Information
Customer Contact: Ms. Bethlehem Abebe, Customer Service
Principal: Mr. Henry R. Lewis, Chief Executive Office
Principal: Mr. Yearim Martinez, Customer Service
Number of Employees


Business Category


Hours of Operation
M: 8:30 AM - 10:00 PM
T: 8:30 AM - 10:00 PM
W: 8:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Th: 8:30 AM - 10:00 PM
F: 8:30 AM - 10:00 PM
S: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Su: 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Method(s) of Payment
Personal Check
Business Check
Cashiers Check
Money Order
American Express
Debit Card
Automatic Bank Withdrawal
Alternate Business Names
Vantage Travel Service, Inc.
BBB Program Participation

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Customer Review Rating plus BBB Rating Summary

Vantage Deluxe World Travel has received 3.97 out of 5 stars based on 16 Customer Reviews and a BBB Rating of A+.

BBB Customer Review Rating plus BBB Rating Overview
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The information in the chart below represents an industry ratings comparison of businesses which are of the same relative size or for all businesses (see toggle). This is based on BBB's database of businesses located in Eastern Massachusetts, Maine, Rhode Island and Vermont. Businesses may engage in more than one type of business.

BBB Customer Review Rating plus BBB Rating Overview

BBB Customer Reviews Rating represents the customers opinions of the business. The Customer Review Rating is based on the number of positive, neutral and negative customer reviews posted that are calculated to produce a score.

Customer Review Experience Value
Positive Review 5 points per review
Neutral Review 3 points per review
Negative Review 1 point per review

BBB letter grades represent the BBB's opinion of the business. The BBB grade is based on BBB file information about the business. In some cases, a business' grade may be lowered if the BBB does not have sufficient information about the business despite BBB requests for that information from the business.

BBB Letter Grade Scale

BBB Rating Value
A+ 5
A 4.66
A- 4.33
B+ 4
B 3.66
B- 3.33
C+ 3
C 2.66
C- 2.33
D+ 2
D 1.66
D- 1.33
F 1
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Star Rating scale

  Average Score
5 stars 5.00
4.5 stars 4.50-4.99
4 stars 4.00-4.49
3.5 stars 3.50-3.99
3 stars 3.00-3.49
2.5 stars 2.50-2.99
2 stars 2.00-2.49
1.5 stars 1.50-1.99
1 star 0-1.49

BBB Customer Review Rating plus BBB Rating is not a guarantee of a business' reliability or performance, and BBB recommends that consumers consider a business' BBB Rating and Customer Review Rating in addition to all other available information about the business. If the BBB Rating is NR then only Customer Reviews are used for the Star Rating.