Persistence and resourcefulness were needed to get a successful resolution out of this valet parking fiasco.
This Channel 7 news report out of South Florida is particularly useful and worthwhile. If you watch it, you'll probably learn something. Read More
When people valet park, sometimes things disappear. If you are unlucky, it will happen to you too.
Here are a few people who got burned when they automatically assumed they were dealing with honest, professional valet workers. Read More
In this reader submitted post, a consumer describes their agonizing ordeal with a Sparks, Nevada valet parking service at a hotel/casino. This hotel really put these people through the ringer of bad customer service. Read More
There is a certain crowd mentality when it comes to valet parking. People handle it like everybody else handles it. They just hand over the keys and trust that everything will go fine. Read More
And they assume that if something goes wrong, of course the valet company's insurance will quickly and easily take care of it.
That sort of thinking is a big mistake.
If you care about your car, then you must take steps to defend it from imperfect service. This article provides a look at how it should be done.
Every day, things go wrong with valet parking transactions. One reason why I know this is because of the topics people are researching on this site.
Here are some insights into what articles people are reading here and which countries they are from. Read More
A television consumer reporter comes to the rescue yet again, and again a business caves-in and accommodates a victim of sloppy valet work.
You should consider consumer reporters as being an option when it comes to making a business treat you fairly. They seem to love valet parking fiasco stories.
Here's the latest incident involving a valet parking service, a persistent never-give-up Saab owner, and a television consumer reporter. Read More
Every day bridges are burned between businesses that offer valet parking services and customers. This on-going destruction of customer relationships doesn't just make it highly unlikely these people will ever return. The aggrieved also broadcast information about how they were wronged. The bad word spreads around. It can be like a torpedo strike on a company's reputation.
So why do so many businesses that hire valet parking companies, or use their own in-house valet parking departments, tolerate lousy service, and then treat the victims of this lousy service so poorly? It's happening a lot. I'm seeing it all over the internet. Here are some examples... Read More
A valet customer pays extra to have his car "kept up front." A car thief saw the car, liked it, and told the valet he was ready to leave, while indicating this particular vehicle was his. Unfortunately, the valet opted not to verify that the car actually belonged to this person.
Now the car is gone and the victim is on "TMZ" explaining what went wrong.
YOU could be next! Valet parking services give cars away to the wrong people sometimes. Read More
A lot of people have disgusting, dirty cars that they never, ever clean. If a valet is moving 50 cars a day, what are the chances that one of them will have bedbugs? Could a valet worker be the bridge between somebody else's dirty, bedbug infested car and your home?
Nobody thinks of this, but it is a real possibility. Valet parking isn't all about expensive, fancy cars of the rich. Regular people with regular cars use these services too. And some of their cars are absolute pigpens. Read More