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Global Vacation Network (Headquarters)

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Phone: (727) 934-5100Fax: (727) 937-5800View Additional Phone Numbers3519 Alt 19, Palm HarborFL 34683-1416http://www.globalvacationnetwork.comView Additional Web Addresses! There is an alert for this business !

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Reason for Rating

BBB rating is based on 16 factors. Get the details about the factors considered.

Factors that lowered Global Vacation Network's rating include:

  • 190 complaints filed against business
  • Business has failed to resolve underlying cause(s) of a pattern of complaints.

Factors that raised Global Vacation Network's rating include:

  • Length of time business has been operating.
  • Response to 190 complaint(s) filed against business.
  • Resolution of complaint(s) filed against business.
  • BBB has sufficient background information on this business.

Customer Complaints SummaryRead complaint details

190 complaints closed with BBB in last 3 years | 56 closed in last 12 months
Complaint TypeTotal Closed Complaints
Advertising / Sales Issues157
Billing / Collection Issues3
Delivery Issues7
Guarantee / Warranty Issues2
Problems with Product / Service21
Total Closed Complaints 190

Additional Complaint Information

On November 30, 2012, BBB contacted Global Vacation Network, requesting information as to why the business believes the customers are filing the complaints, and what actions the business has taken to help eliminate the causes of complaints.

The business does not believe it has a pattern of complaints. The business believes that the majority of complaints specifically relate to marketing activities performed by, and incentives provided/fulfilled by, independent third party companies. Those complained-of activities are wholly outside the business's control and therefore should be attributed to the subject businesses and not Global Vacation Network.

BBB recommends that if you have any complaints or concerns, please contact Andrew Lyon at 206-937-1337 or prior to contacting BBB.

Additional Information

BBB file opened: 06/27/2000Business started: 11/12/1998New Owner Date: 01/02/2007

This company is in an industry that may require licensing, bonding or registration in order to lawfully do business. BBB encourages you to check with the appropriate agency to be certain any requirements are currently being met.

These agencies may include:

Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services
2005 Apalachee Pkwy
Tallahassee, FL32399-6500
(800) 435-7352

BBB records show a license number of ST35078 for this company, issued by Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services.

Type: Sellers of Travel License

Type of Entity


Incorporated: April 2005, DE

Contact Information
Principal: Mr. Terry Diegel (President/CEO)Customer Contact: Ms. Kathleen Carfagno (Administrator)Mr Andrew Lyon (Executive VP Customer Service)
Business Category

Travel Agencies

Products & Services

This company is a presentation company presenting travel products that provide condominium resort accommodations around the world for members.

Alternate Business Names
GVN Florida, Inc., GVN Rewards
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