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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3.1
International Living

International Living

Has verified representatives
2.3
Birds And Blooms
International Living

Birds And Blooms and International Living Overview

Total reviews
252
113
Company responses
65
26
Issues resolved
1
1

Birds And Blooms was first mentioned on PissedConsumer on May 9, 2008 and since then this brand received 252 reviews. It is 139 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
31 out of 597 in Periodicals & Publishing category
67 out of 597 in Periodicals & Publishing category
Customer service
46 in category
74 in category
Website
74 in category
111 in category
Product or Service Quality
42 in category
85 in category

According to consumer ratings and reviews, Birds And Blooms ranks 36 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 189 points higher than the worst rated brand in this category. At the same time, International Living was rated 1.7 stars for Customer service criterion in this category and it is 161 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 (62 reviews)
1.7 (47 reviews)
Reviewer's quote

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

Yvonne D

...I find speaking with a Customer Service Representative is always friendly, efficient and I have been satisfied they have addressed what I have called for. A lot of people have professed to have had bad experiences with the company, but I don't think they are justified..

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Website
2.3 (61 reviews)
1.9 (46 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..

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...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 (58 reviews)
1.9 (52 reviews)
Reviewer's quote

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

Mark f

they don't provide anyway for me to terminate my subscription on their website, nor provide an email address for customer service/accounts. Instead they ask me to make an expensive international phone call (I don't live in the US) or write them a letter. Both of these practices are just an effort...

Martyn N

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
  • Refused multiple requests to cancel
  • Massive emails

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

I ordered on line...and have not gotten it. I called the company...and they said they would look into it. nothing has...

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3.8

I have been a member of International Living for three years and I have never had a problem with their services. I find...

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Birds And Blooms and International Living Products and Services

Most reviewed product and services
  • Birds And Blooms Subscription (93 reviews)
  • Birds And Blooms Magazine (29 reviews)
  • Birds And Blooms Website (8 reviews)
  • International Living Subscription (45 reviews)
  • International Living Magazine (8 reviews)
  • International Living Seminar (3 reviews)