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

InterNations

InterNations

Has verified representatives
1.5
Meetup

Meetup

1.8
InterNations
Meetup

InterNations and Meetup Overview

Total reviews
153
197
Company responses
48
0
Issues resolved
1
1

Meetup was first mentioned on PissedConsumer on Jan 30, 2011 and since then this brand received 197 reviews. It is 44 reviews more than InterNations received since Oct 3, 2012. According to received "Issue Resolved" consumers' votes, a consumer has equal chances to resolve issues with InterNations customer support team and Meetup customer service.

InterNations and Meetup Consumer Ratings

Rank
55 out of 239 in Dating and Social Networking category
28 out of 239 in Dating and Social Networking category
Customer service
56 in category
45 in category
Billing Practices
53 in category
15 in category
Exchange, Refund and Cancellation Policy
49 in category
23 in category

According to consumer ratings and reviews, Meetup ranks 27 points higher in the Dating and Social Networking category than InterNations. People gave InterNations 1 stars for Customer service criterion in Dating and Social Networking category and it is 40 points higher than the worst rated brand in this category. At the same time, Meetup was rated 1.2 stars for Customer service criterion in this category and it is 51 points higher than the worst rated brand in this category. If we look at Billing Practices criterion, than we see that Meetup has a higher rating than InterNations. Regarding Exchange, Refund and Cancellation Policy criterion, consumers gave InterNations 1 stars and it is 50% worse than other in category. Meetup however was rated 1.5 stars and it is 76% greater than other in category.

InterNations and Meetup Rating Details

Customer service
1 (100 reviews)
1.2 (79 reviews)
Reviewer's quote

...This just isn't the way a customer-friendly organization does business, and anyone thinking of joining should be aware of it..

Richard R

This is a bit silly to have your own site for pissed customers because you know I am going to post on others that you can't delete or mess with. I am an organizer of only 3 groups and my wife and I together used to have 6 groups. Since your (meetup) take over and major changes I have complained of...

Jewelz
Billing Practices
1 (97 reviews)
1.8 (55 reviews)
Reviewer's quote

Poor quality events, and unethical billing procedure which automatically renews and deducts membership money from your account without any notification. They then resort to legal threats even if you say you do not want to renew and have not used any of their products. If you really want to try it...

Lavender A

I was told I would be charged 14.99 Only to find that I was actually being Charged 2399 I have found no way to resolve this other than just to pay the $23 in 99 cents otherwise they will delete my group

PissedConsumer1728659
Exchange, Refund and Cancellation Policy
1 (95 reviews)
1.5 (52 reviews)
Reviewer's quote

Received 2 email notifications regarding a credit card for the Albatross 2020 renewal. I responded that I do NOT want to Renew. The persistent response is that I violated the contract that I originally agreed to.2nd: Romance and Financial FRAUD Scammers have infiltrated Internations with fake...

Bernadette F

I would like to cancel my subscription as it's proving to be expensive. The problem is that I can't as I'm unable to find the 'Cancel Subscription' on their web page. It's proving to be very frustrating right now and just get the same articles and answers. My email address is lizbet.fish@gmail.com

Liz F

InterNations and Meetup Pros and Cons

Pros
  • Idea of it
  • Concept
  • Just checking it out once
  • Variety of groups
  • Unproffesional
  • Rubbish
Cons
  • Automatic renewal after free trial without email notification
  • Internations does not care about anybody other than your money
  • Dishonest mispresenting thieves
  • Pretending that new features or site look were a benefit
  • Lousy customer service
  • New website

InterNations and Meetup Most Positive Reviews

Top rated reviews
No votes
5

I attempted to join the 40 and over Meet-Up Group in Fort Wayne, Indiana. I was emailed by the leader and told that I...

InterNations and Meetup Most Critical Reviews

Lowest rated reviews
1

Brian Dudley Is A SCAMMER

Brian Dudley Is A FRAUD

Brian Dudley – Former Senior Consultant at Sinclair James
Curre...

1

I was an organizer of a few groups for a few years and hosted around 100 events with 95% having great reviews. When a...

InterNations and Meetup Latest Reviews

Recent published reviews
1.2

Received 2 email notifications regarding a credit card for the Albatross 2020 renewal. I responded that I do NOT want to...

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1.2

I was told I would be charged 14.99 Only to find that I was actually being Charged 2399 I have found no way to resolve...

Read all 197 reviews

InterNations and Meetup Products and Services

Most reviewed product and services
  • Internations Membership (49 reviews)
  • Internations Albatross Membership (38 reviews)
  • Internations Customer Care (6 reviews)
  • Meetup Website (40 reviews)
  • Meetup Customer Care (20 reviews)
  • Meetup Account (11 reviews)