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Cooking Club Of America and Handyman Club Of America Overview

Total reviews 733 275
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Issues resolved 0 1

Cooking Club Of America and Handyman Club Of America Consumer Ratings

Rank
113 out of 656 in Entertainment category
109 out of 648 in Media category
Customer service
89 in category
101 in category
Website
117 in category
110 in category
Diversity of Products or Services
106 in category
89 in category
Discounts and Special Offers
79 in category
65 in category

Cooking Club Of America and Handyman Club Of America Rating Details

Customer service
1.2 (302 reviews)
1.3 (112 reviews)
Reviewer's quote

...Not happy with the lack of customer service. The new website doesn't have a way to contact someone to find out what happened..

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...Is this company in business still? Customer service number doesn't appear to work..

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Website
1.4 (286 reviews)
1.6 (104 reviews)
Reviewer's quote

...I am just finding the website again. What happens to all the services I missed. Are they planning to reimburse members...

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...Worked for a while way back, but recently logged in - no reference anywhere on the Scout website that I could find to the Handyman Club. Very disappointed..

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Diversity of Products or Services
1.6 (273 reviews)
1.8 (97 reviews)
Reviewer's quote

Lifetime Membership didn't mean much to them, after a little time the monthly magazine became a seasonal mag, there was no test products. They billed me for something I never received or ordered, then made my life *** Then they wanted me to pay more for my membership, what part of LIFETIME...

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was great for a couple of years: great products , product test , magazines, etc. now I have good drills but bad batteries, no more magazine or products to buy or test . What happened? My address is still the same don't know why it stopped without any explanations...

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Discounts and Special Offers
1.5 (273 reviews)
1.7 (81 reviews)
Reviewer's quote

...But a special deal, subtract the $12. 00 for the 12 months for the magazine subscription and a "lifetime" membership is only $238. 00, plus you can make payments for a year...

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...Had good magazines, tool testing and discounts. Then all of the sudden it just stopped no one will answer any phone # no magazines and no tool testing. tons of others are in the same boat...

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Cooking Club Of America and Handyman Club Of America Pros and Cons

Pros
  • Magazine
  • Monthly magazine
  • Items to test
  • It was a great magazine when it started
  • Magazine
  • Printed magazine
Cons
  • Very dissatisfied
  • Rip off play on people
  • None of the promises or perks offered with lifetime
  • We didnt get what was promised
  • That they broke their contract
  • No longer get what the membership offered

Cooking Club Of America and Handyman Club Of America Most Positive Reviews

Top rated reviews
5

At my local Goodwill for about $10.00.

Being a consumer that bought stainless steel, waterless cookware back around 198...

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5

was getting my handyman magazine for about 1 year or so and then they just stopped so i did some checking i tried to...

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5

I HAVE NEVER RECIEVED ANYTHING FROM THEM AFTER PAYING MY LIFETIME MEMBERSHIP AND IT WASN'T CHEAP. TOTALLY...

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5

But my friends keep steeling and they ruined my certificate.Can you please sende another one. Thanks. Robert King

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Cooking Club Of America and Handyman Club Of America Most Critical Reviews

Lowest rated reviews
1

I have repeatedly TRIED to sign up to be a product tester and have not been able to do so. It is raved about of the pag...

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1

I have been a member of The Handyman Club of America since much longer than eight years. I am pissed off too. All I...

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1

I paid my lifetime membership dues. And got the pots and pans. Recieved a couple magazines. And then never heard from...

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1

I became a lifetime member of Handyman Club of America in 2005. The magazine was great and I got tools to test. Some w...

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Cooking Club Of America and Handyman Club Of America Latest Reviews

Recent published reviews
1

I am lifetime member. I havent received anything from them in years. I did get the pots and pans when I signup for the...

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1

Paid for a Life membership back around 2000. Remember getting some correspondence about their online presence being...

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No votes

i want my accont number back is2050**** . i will pay bills for them still owed .

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3

Life Member since 01. Have had no input from club since 03. Only thing I had been asked to test was a plastic yellow...

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Cooking Club Of America and Handyman Club Of America Products and Services

Most reviewed product and services
  • Cooking Club Of America Membership (453 reviews)
  • Cooking Club Of America Premium Membership (35 reviews)
  • Cooking Club Of America Magazine (34 reviews)
  • Handyman Club Of America Membership (209 reviews)
  • Handyman Club Of America Magazine (19 reviews)