PissedConsumer.com strives to provide consumers with the right information to make informed purchasing decisions. Our website collected and compiled various consumer reviews about Birds And Blooms and International Living as well as customer ratings and recommendations for these brands. Each brand score is calculated based on set of relevant criteria and displays company performance over time.

Birds And Blooms

Birds And Blooms

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International Living

International Living

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Birds And Blooms
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Birds And Blooms and International Living Overview

Total reviews
248
110
Company responses
65
23
Issues resolved
1
1

Birds And Blooms was first mentioned on PissedConsumer on May 9, 2008 and since then this brand received 248 reviews. It is 138 reviews more than International Living received since Jun 6, 2010. Birds And Blooms responds to reviews and communicates with its consumers more often than International Living. Birds And Blooms customer service team contacts its customers via PissedConsumer.com in 26 percent of cases. According to received "Issue Resolved" consumers' votes, a consumer is more likely to resolve issues with International Living customer support team than with Birds And Blooms customer service.

Birds And Blooms and International Living Consumer Ratings

Rank
30 out of 622 in Periodicals & Publishing category
73 out of 622 in Periodicals & Publishing category
Customer service
47 in category
74 in category
Website
72 in category
107 in category
Product or Service Quality
41 in category
83 in category

According to consumer ratings and reviews, Birds And Blooms ranks 43 points higher in the Periodicals & Publishing category than International Living. People gave Birds And Blooms 2 stars for Customer service criterion in Periodicals & Publishing category and it is 186 points higher than the worst rated brand in this category. At the same time, International Living was rated 1.6 stars for Customer service criterion in this category and it is 159 points higher than the worst rated brand in this category. If we look at Website criterion, than we see that Birds And Blooms has a higher rating than International Living. Regarding Product or Service Quality criterion, consumers gave Birds And Blooms 2.9 stars and it is 82% greater than other in category. International Living however was rated 1.9 stars and it is 64% greater than other in category.

Birds And Blooms and International Living Rating Details

Customer service
2 (60 reviews)
1.6 (45 reviews)
Reviewer's quote

...Very poor customer service Yvonne Dickson hansabtw@gmail. com..

Yvonne D

I have emailed Customer Support twice as well as sending two messages to them through their website regarding cancelling my auto-renewal and cancelling my subscription. This has not happened and once again I have been charged another year's subscription. I have requested a refund of this charge and...

Geri C
Website
2.3 (60 reviews)
1.9 (45 reviews)
Reviewer's quote

When I called the phone # listed on Birds & Bloom's website, I got Reader's Digest! I can't believe it! I guess they don't want my business any longer..

PissedConsumer1593194

...The website does not have a way. Their email goes unanswered. The phone they give you is always busy, or they don't answer...

Ron H
Product or Service Quality
2.9 (57 reviews)
1.9 (50 reviews)
Reviewer's quote

...Quality similar to free weekend newspaper inserts..

Mark f

Yes, we had a billing issue at one point, called customer service and received satisfactory results. 2 years ago we attended one of their seminars and were impressed with the speakers and solicitors. We mingled with some of the other attendees while we were there and no one had anything negative to...

Jan S

Birds And Blooms and International Living Pros and Cons

Pros
  • I like the birds and bloom magazine
  • Love these mags
  • Beautiful scenic pictures and interesting articles on gardening
  • Information on countries
  • Monthly magazines
  • Publication
Cons
  • Website or customer service
  • Terrible customer service
  • No delivery of magazine
  • Difficult to contact
  • Difficult to access necessary help
  • Customer service

Birds And Blooms and International Living Most Positive Reviews

Top rated reviews
5

I sent in a renewal payment in Jan. & then w/out checking I sent in again in Feb. Guess I thought I had forgot to...

5

Yesterday I signed up for learning about how to make an income overseas. They offered a webinaire to view the...

Birds And Blooms and International Living Most Critical Reviews

Lowest rated reviews
1

If you are lonely and want to see your mailman frequently just sub-
scribe to this magazine. hounded with renewal notice...

1

Wow, so many many fanciful articles about Eutopian places all landing in my Inbox. And how frustrating I just can't seem...

Birds And Blooms and International Living Latest Reviews

Recent published reviews
1

You never sent me any books after my cousin (Iris Williams) subscribed this for me. You didn't have the common courtesy...

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2.3

They say you can cancel at any time, but there is no way to cancel. The website does not have a way. Their email goes un...

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Birds And Blooms and International Living Products and Services

Most reviewed product and services
  • Birds And Blooms Subscription (92 reviews)
  • Birds And Blooms Magazine (28 reviews)
  • Birds And Blooms Website (8 reviews)
  • International Living Subscription (44 reviews)
  • International Living Magazine (7 reviews)
  • International Living Seminar (3 reviews)