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Club Mahindra Munnar Questions & Answers

Chennai (Madras), India

Is club mahindra membership worth it? Are you satisfied and what is the best season and room combination?

over a year ago

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Chennai (Madras), India
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Thanks for such an elaborate answer Mr. SHAH,

I could see you are a vegetarian, I am a vegetarian as well,

I wanted to know how is food for vegetarians at Club Mahindra .

And are they kept separately at buffets. and i also saw reviews that the food is quite expensive. Pls let me know your views about the Food at club Mahindra......

over a year ago
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Very bad after sale service, specially from their Dubai branch. My advise, do your bookings directly with hotels.

over a year ago
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I have been a CM member since 2007. I have visited Kodai, Shimla, Poovar when it was an affiliate, Gir, Mussorie, Jim Corbett and Ashtamudi. My experience with Club Mahindra is as stated below.

1. Resorts and activities. The CM resorts are pretty good but the affiliate resorts are sometimes bad.

2. Food is very expensive and highly continental. So one may or may not enjoy

3. Resort experience wise CM resorts are good. Affiliates one can not say it is our luck.

4. I have pathetic experience with Availability of rooms everytime i book my holiday i repent for becoming a CM member.

5. Service and Staff amicability: In some of the resorts, staff are extremely accommodative. In fact when my son was just one year old, Kodai zest staff cooked soft food for him! Some other resorts, it is very difficult to reach the staff.

Many a time, I repent for becoming a CM member - especially when I don't get rooms and feel that I am wasting my money.

In any case, if any one of you need extra rooms, please contact me on my mail id madirajujyothy at gmail

over a year ago
Navi Mumbai, India
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Club mahindra is typical Time Sharing stuff, with all its gimmicks and disadvantages and advantages.

  But one thing is clear as hell, their enrollment/sales method is fraudulent. The sales person give all sorts of false promises, manipulates stuff, don't elaborate on ASFs. They persuade you to carry credit card and make immediate payment. And then.... Whoof!! Everything changes.

I have been member since 2011, and have enjoyed around 12 destinations, and found those trips cherishing.

Availability is an issue.

The MAJOR problem with club Mahindra is, they don't explain in details how time sharing works (because then many customers won't join.)If one knows how time sharing works and what to expect, what not to expect, then it is simple.

Overall I am satisfied with Club Mahindra. But I won't recommend it to all. It is for selected persons only.

over a year ago
New Delhi, India
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Club Mahindra is fraud !!

Mr Tarsh Gaur and his team member gave us false commitment and assurances, like waving off of Annual Subscription fee till 2020 etc etc at the time of taking membership.

But once the substantial payment is made towards the membership. they don`t even bother to take your call.

At the time of taking membership they assure of providing personal assistance / service for booking of holidays etc , but soon after that we are harassed on various fronts.

We receive / calls / sms and emails asking us to make ASF payment against their written commitment and assurances.

i had logged a complaint in the past , soon after that we received calls from Taresh and he also came to meet us and again assured us that we would not be receiving such calls / mails for payment of ASF. This false assurance was also made by him, only not to persue our complaint against him and get a clean chit from us.

Once he received a clean chit from us, he behaves in the same unprofessional manner.

And we have been again receiving sms / calls/ mails asking us to make the payment of ASF against their commitment.

He confirmed / assured us for getting a confirmed booking in Kandaghat since last 15 days.

Every day since then he has been giving a new date of providing the confirmed vouchers .

But everytime he says on phone and sms that our booking is confirmed.

Our journey date is tomorrow, and till tonight he has still not provided the confirmed vouchers. Now he is again saying that he would provide the confirmed voucher tomorrow morning.

We have booked cab on the basis of his confirmation ( after asking him), made advance payment ( non refundable ) .

He is spoiling our holidays and is highly unprofessional on the part of club mahindra as we have made a substantial amount of payment of more than 2 lacs .

They just lure to take the membership, but club mahindra do not have enough resorts / rooms to accommodate members.

they take money but they do not provide any service,

I REQUEST ALL OF YOU WHOEVER READS THIS MESSAGE ,NOT TO TAKE MEMBERSHIP OF CLUB MAHINDRA AS THEY ARE ONLY INTERESTED IN TAKING MONEY AND GIVING FALSE ASSURANCES BUT NOT INTERESTED IN PROVIDING ANY SERVICE.

We have so far made a payment of more than Rs. 2 lacs , we have been at the receiving end,without enjoying a single Holiday as they are not able to provide any service.

Regards

Amitabh

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over a year ago
Jaipur, India
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Not worth it. The important thing to understand for a prospective buyer is that the positive reviews will be primarily posted by purple membership holders while white and blue membership holders will be the sufferers.White and blue members seldom get the dates they want in the choice of their resort and to book it they have to make sure that they are sitting with their mobile/laptop at the day booking opens at 9a.m. leaving all their work which is kind of unjustified. You paid for membership and now you have to stand in queue to avail the services you paid for. After sales service is very poor. Their is no transparency. They sell membership at different rates depending on how good you can bargain. Their is no compendium or rule book that they provide. They can make their own rules. For example, I recommended one of my friend to join club mahindra as i initially thought it is a good deal.They offer some bwnefits for referal. They have not given me that and at the same time they are demanding documents to prove that my friend joined by my reference,documents that were not given to us in the first place. Overall , greatly dissatisfied by the whole experience. You dont get the value for money you spend. Most of their resorts are in outskirts of cities. My advice: dont join unless you buy purple membership. And weigh the cost to service ratio before buying purple.

over a year ago
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Utter waste.. we wasted our hard earned money here..at the time of making member they show there great hospitality but in real they are just making scheme of sucking our money.. first when our Yu want to book your holiday you can't get the holiday as per our dates as they are already booked by non members from whom also they suck money.. Customer relationship is so pathetic that they change rule as per there regulations and Take your holidays debited as and how their wish .. you feel so embarrassed if you accompany any guest with you in your holiday.. we had such bad experience with us .. A big fraud company who in such large scale is looting people.. we take tis holiday to make gud memories but they are just fo making money they are least bother of customer relations .. Its just torture fo you if you join its membership.. hopeless company..

over a year ago
Indore District, India
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A very worst experience with club Mahindra. Services are poor and low class.

over a year ago
Pune, India
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The biggest problem is, you never get a resort on your will.

Booking site is super dumb.

over a year ago
Tiruppur, India
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being a member for the past 10 years i would suggest PLEASE DO NOT TAKE THE MEMBERSHIP really a waste of time and money..you dont get rooms available mostly..getting worser year by year..a can invest in a decent holiday outside with mushrooming resorts yearly ..not old standards...really waste..

over a year ago
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So I have already worked with Club Mahindra. Its a scam. I was a part of the Bliss team in Jasola, Delhi. The product is pitched to the customers at INR 217300 and sold at INR 187300 stating discount of INR 30000.

However, there is no such discount and the product cost for Bliss Classic is INR 187300.

Secondly its a points based membership in which at most you get 7N and on lower side you get 4N for Classic. But the customer is told that'll get 7 to 11N in classic which is a lie.

The point chart is never shown to the customers.

The customer are also told that you will getting a Relationship Manager to handle your account which is again a lie. No relationship manager exists in Club mahindra and no body looks after your account.

No information regarding the price and discounts or number of nights in Bliss product is specified on the website.

#Club Mahindra is a scam. Don't come into the trap.

over a year ago
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So I have already worked with Club Mahindra. Its a scam. I was a part of the Bliss team in Jasola, Delhi. The product is pitched to the customers at INR 217300 and sold at INR 187300 stating discount of INR 30000.

However, there is no such discount and the product cost for Bliss Classic is INR 187300.

Secondly its a points based membership in which at most you get 7N and on lower side you get 4N for Classic. But the customer is told that'll get 7 to 11N in classic which is a lie.

The point chart is never shown to the customers.

The customer are also told that you will getting a Relationship Manager to handle your account which is again a lie. No relationship manager exists in Club mahindra and no body looks after your account.

No information regarding the price and discounts or number of nights in Bliss product is specified on the website.

#Club Mahindra is a scam. Don't come into the trap.

over a year ago
Mumbai, India
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Annual maintenance fee is currently in excess of Rs. 28,000 a year i.e. about Rs. 4150 a day. Club Mahindra charges a fee of Rs. 4000 a day for booking at Park Royal Singapore i.e. daily charge of Rs. 8150. This is in addition to membership fees of Rs. 20 lakhs. Total fraud.

Also details for booking for oversea resorts are not available on line making the booking process very opaque.

over a year ago
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I am a member of Club Mahindra and willing to sell my Club Mahindra Membership at very less price. Please contact me for more info. My friends are having more membership as per your requirements. Contact me for more info.

Thankyou

Regards,

Tanay Bhadange:

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over a year ago
Chennai (Madras), India
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Iam happy with the membership with club mahindra ,only draw back is the ASF this year it’s Rs 20000

The amount I have invested +ASF if u calculate u don’t need a membership,u can pay go stay in any 5star resort,

Advice to members stop calculating what u hv invested instead enjoy ur holidays

I have no complaints about the quality of resort,it’s heaven on earth once u r ther

over a year ago
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We have been members for last 10 years and the rules for booking keeps changing...... you will get reservations only if ur kids are not in school and you are travelling in offseason, or if you have membership in purple season and atleast one or two BR. If you are holding Red studio then you can book only one studio in Red season even if more studios are available. You will have to wait for last 15 days to confirm your booking when booking flight tickets are difficult. In a studio membership if there are no studios available in a resort and hotel units are available then you will have to pay an additional 1500/- and tax per day for the third adult which would have been free if studio was available. For a 3 days stay thats an additional 4500/- plus tax. If you want a stress free holiday booking experience then go for Purple 2 BR..... which I an sure will have some other restrictions that we are not aware of.......

over a year ago
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Minimum Price for the membership is 2.95 Lakh. If you keep 2.95 Lakh in Debt fund with return of 10% annually than 24.58 Thousand is the interest and you can book any hotel as per your need. Average 4 star cost 2-3K so easily you can get 8-10 days holiday as per your need.

over a year ago
Madurai, India
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Never go for it. I hold red membership and my member id is 2540121. Purple season was advertised "For special occasions like new year eve" .But for, major part of April and May, for majority of resorts, only purple members can book. I am not able to book any holidays using my red membership for this summer.

After majority of members upgrade their membership to purple by paying 2 or 3 lakhs, they might bring a new color called black, and they might make such a way that only black members can book. So that purple members would upgrade to black by paying 3 or 4 lakhs.... Like this ... the story would go... Finally after you lose your job or hope would leave CM membership aside. And then, a new young earner would become a customer of club mahindra and start his own story...

over a year ago
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Agree they believe in selling membership but when you need a room you will not get it. You search on makemytrip the rooms are available but those are not available for you if you have the membership.

The club mahindra guy called me that rooms available if you want to pay but not available fir you if you have membership or any vouchers. Useless membership and worst people. Does not make sense to buy such membership in today’s world especially when so many options and resorts available

over a year ago
Bengaluru, India
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Club Mahindra is not worth it. Way too expensive and needs too much of planning in advance. Instead you can choose to book on your own and you will have freedom of 5-star/home stay/3 star and you can happily switch from one to another in case you are not happy. CM offers no refund of any kind, so once you pay you are locked in and there is absolutely no incentive for CM to treat you well.

over a year ago
Indore, India
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Please do not take club mahindra membership, as mentioned bh other members they have got few properties and the membership given is 10 times as such it is impossible to accommodate on choice dates .

First ask then how many no.of rooms they have with them and no.if members , in season time for example summer holidays normally 1sg april ti 15th June how many members they can provide rooms, they are not able to answer this question.

over a year ago
Chennai (Madras), India
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Do not get conned into becoming a member. Too expensive. Very high annual maintenance and it keeps increasing every year. Also getting rooms is a nightmare.

over a year ago
Bengaluru, India
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Thanks for all the answers in this post, surely timeshares and particularly Club Mahindra is not for me. Seems like another pyramid scheme in fact.

over a year ago
Hyderabad District, India
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Club Mahindra Member ID- 2781949

In the documents the cancellation policy is 100% with in 30 days. I am struggling since 75 days.

The weird thing is, nobody is responding on mail. I called branch manager of Preetampura branch and I got a totally irresponsible answer.

  He said I am not aware of this 30 days clause but you will get refunded soon. I asked WHEN??? no answer.

I cancelled my membership after getting negative feedback from my friends and colleagues.

So guys please beware from this fraud.

Also now I found that there is two entity Club Mahindra and Mahindra Holidays.

They will take your papers with Club Mahindra name and if you raise any concern then they will start blaming each other and will make you a ping-pong ball.

over a year ago
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I am a member since 2007 & frankly, I do not think it is worth it at all. Club Mahindra claims that their Annual Maintenance charges (called ASF) are calculated based on RBI's Wholesale Price Index and Consumer Price Index. This is a complete lie as this year my charges have increased from Rs 12.866 to 14,020. So for 7 days holiday for a RED Studio room, I am paying Rs 2000/day as maintenance!

Best Regards

over a year ago
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