PissedConsumer.com strives to provide consumers with the right information to make informed purchasing decisions. Our website collected and compiled various consumer reviews about International Living and Birds And Blooms 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.

International Living

International Living

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Birds And Blooms

Birds And Blooms

Has verified representatives
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International Living
Birds And Blooms

International Living and Birds And Blooms Overview

Total reviews
113
252
Company responses
26
65
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.

International Living and Birds And Blooms Consumer Ratings

Rank
67 out of 597 in Periodicals & Publishing category
31 out of 597 in Periodicals & Publishing category
Product or Service Quality
85 in category
42 in category
Customer service
74 in category
46 in category
Website
111 in category
74 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 International Living 1.9 stars for Product or Service Quality criterion in Periodicals & Publishing category and it is 127 points higher than the worst rated brand in this category. At the same time, Birds And Blooms was rated 2.9 stars for Product or Service Quality criterion in this category and it is 170 points higher than the worst rated brand in this category. If we look at Customer service criterion, than we see that Birds And Blooms has a higher rating than International Living. Regarding Website criterion, consumers gave International Living 1.9 stars and it is 52% worse than other in category. Birds And Blooms however was rated 2.3 stars and it is 65% greater than other in category.

International Living and Birds And Blooms Rating Details

Product or Service Quality
1.9 (52 reviews)
2.9 (58 reviews)
Reviewer's quote

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

PissedConsumer1761168

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

Mark f
Customer service
1.7 (47 reviews)
2 (62 reviews)
Reviewer's quote

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

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

Yvonne D
Website
1.9 (46 reviews)
2.3 (61 reviews)
Reviewer's quote

...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

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

International Living and Birds And Blooms Pros and Cons

Pros
  • Information on countries
  • Monthly magazines
  • Publication
  • I like the birds and bloom magazine
  • Love these mags
  • Beautiful scenic pictures and interesting articles on gardening
Cons
  • Difficult to contact
  • Refused multiple requests to cancel
  • Massive emails
  • Website or customer service
  • Terrible customer service
  • No delivery of magazine

International Living and Birds And Blooms Most Positive Reviews

Top rated reviews
5

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

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...

International Living and Birds And Blooms Most Critical Reviews

Lowest rated reviews
1

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

1

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

International Living and Birds And Blooms Latest Reviews

Recent published reviews
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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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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International Living and Birds And Blooms Products and Services

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