PissedConsumer.com strives to provide consumers with the right information to make informed purchasing decisions. Our website collected and compiled various consumer reviews about Time Magazine 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.

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Time Magazine and International Living Overview

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Time Magazine was first mentioned on PissedConsumer on Jan 9, 2008 and since then this brand received 259 reviews. It is 149 reviews more than International Living received since Jun 6, 2010. According to received "Issue Resolved" consumers' votes, a consumer is more likely to resolve issues with Time Magazine customer support team than with International Living customer service.

Time Magazine and International Living Consumer Ratings

111 out of 622 in Periodicals & Publishing category
73 out of 622 in Periodicals & Publishing category
Customer service
100 in category
74 in category
Price Affordability
95 in category
91 in category
Value for money
96 in category
95 in category

According to consumer ratings and reviews, International Living ranks 38 points higher in the Periodicals & Publishing category than Time Magazine. People gave Time Magazine 1.4 stars for Customer service criterion in Periodicals & Publishing category and it is 133 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 Price Affordability criterion, than we see that International Living has a higher rating than Time Magazine. Regarding Value for money criterion, consumers gave Time Magazine 1.7 stars and it is 59% greater than other in category. International Living however was rated 1.7 stars and it is 59% greater than other in category.

Time Magazine and International Living Rating Details

Customer service
1.4 (78 reviews)
1.6 (45 reviews)
Reviewer's quote

...I called customer service and they gave me a fake number to get my refund..


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
Price Affordability
2 (74 reviews)
2.1 (41 reviews)
Reviewer's quote

...48% above the stated price. ) At a 10% tax-rate the subscription should have renewed at $38. 45...

Charlie P

...First I was billed an amount greater than the "special price" I agreed to. I also was unable to open the link to my password. It is sent in a format that acrobat PDF reader could not open...

Glenn B
Value for money
1.7 (73 reviews)
1.7 (43 reviews)
Reviewer's quote

Here is my latest communication:Dear officerCould you go thru this long mail trail to understand the agony of a customer who has been trying to renew the subscription.Here is the summary:1. Your online renewal option is NOT working since the link goes subscribenow.com.uk and then it hangs.2....


...CAUTION!!! The best advice I can pass to all, is under no circumstances pay any money to IL for any service unless you have done your research and satisfied you will receive what you pay for..

Wayne D

Time Magazine and International Living Pros and Cons

  • For years good analysis
  • Views and stories
  • Magazine content
  • Information on countries
  • Monthly magazines
  • Publication
  • Customer service
  • Bad delivery service and could not care attitude
  • Inability to cancel my subsription
  • Difficult to contact
  • Difficult to access necessary help
  • Customer service

Time Magazine and International Living Most Positive Reviews

Top rated reviews

I sent in a twenty dollar check 1/2/19 and I stopped receiving Time.


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

Time Magazine and International Living Most Critical Reviews

Lowest rated reviews

I was disgusted whilst reading the first paragraph of an article in this weeks TIME magazine. Whilst talking about the...


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

Time Magazine and International Living Latest Reviews

Recent published reviews

I've have a 87.80 charge on my bank account they said for a renewal on readers digest and us magazine. I dont even get...

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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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Time Magazine and International Living Products and Services

Most reviewed product and services
  • Time Magazine Magazine (83 reviews)
  • Time Magazine Subscription (61 reviews)
  • Time Magazine Customer Care (21 reviews)
  • International Living Subscription (44 reviews)
  • International Living Magazine (7 reviews)
  • International Living Seminar (3 reviews)