14 June, 2005

Travel Agents should take a trip..TO HELL!

I hate travel agents.
Theyre all freakshows.

Ok MAYBE im over-generalizing..let me rephrase that.

All the travel agents I know, ARE FREAKSHOWS!

Just a week back, things were all 'rainbows and butterflies', coz both mine and Mink's tickets to MELBOURNE were confirmed! (Yippeeee, right? uh-uh WRONG.)
I guess the guys from Maroon5 knew better than i did..i shouldve have realised the happiness wouldnt last, when they crooned "..It's not always rainbows and butterflies.."
Dammit. I hate it when i miss out the most important words.
Ha ha....ha.

Ahh yes..Melbourne Melbourne..'twas to be a journey of self-discovery (and to get over my fear of getting lost)...'twas to be a discovery of new cultures and ways of living...but MORE IMPORTANTLY 'twas to be 12 wonderful days for my eyes to feast on gorgeous, hunky, aussie men...yknow..the type u dont get here.

Alas...all of the above was not to be.

All because my travel agent CANT COUNT.
lets not get into details coz ull prob get bored and stop reading (and we wouldnt want that, now would we!) but long story short..my friends and i went to SCREW OVER our agent..and he flipped...started banging tables and screaming..yknow.. what people in these industries usually do. ..uh NOT!
Guess who probably needs to revise his 5 year employment plan.


Needless to say, the boss offered us compensation and shit after we kicked up a fuss the size of Africa.
(I particularly liked the bit where i got up after the guy finished his rantings, and said "We are not staying here a minute longer." and walked off in a huff. So hollywood-y/ bollywood-y, ya?)



Soooo ..basically i dont have tickets..well make that cheap tickets.
I do have backup tickets but theyre a bit more expensive ..and we ALL know how cheap i am..so lets see how that goes..ha.

Dontcha just HATE it when you're picture perfect plans end up like Lindsay Lohan's figure?

Non-existent.

9 Comments:

Anonymous Mandar did the happy dance and finally said..

sorry abt the tickets, mahi.

and the comparison of ur plans with "lindsay lohan's figure... non existent".... niiiiiiice. ;)

2:56 PM  
Blogger Madame Mahima did the happy dance and finally said..

heheheheeh i know! i thought it was a pretty nice touch, myself ;)

ahh well! nvm abtg the tickets..i guess ill be paying a bit extra and going..it beats not going at all!

4:55 PM  
Blogger Webmiztris did the happy dance and finally said..

i just don't like that lindsey lohan one bit. and I don't know why!!

sorry about your tix, but DAMN - Melbourne is going to be awesome! I'll get there someday - hopefully!!

5:10 AM  
Blogger couchpotato did the happy dance and finally said..

:lol:

Know this feeling very well. I had a good mind to bang a telephone on that idiotic travel agent's head when we were planning this trip. Travel agents are just UNREASONABLE!!!

8:38 AM  
Anonymous ds did the happy dance and finally said..

coming to australia to feast on gorgeous, hunky, aussie men?? god. And all this time i thought you just wanted to get some aussie sun...haha okay then hamsta, i'll scrounge up some good men for ya. Make sure u wear that top of yours ;)

1:53 PM  
Blogger Madame Mahima did the happy dance and finally said..

webmiztris - i USED to think lindsay was cool..yknow for being the only person in hollywood for having a decent figure..but now..*shakes head*..i think im gonna LOVE melbourne! ill let u know how it was!

potato - bang something on his head???i was thinking something more damaging..like ..well..u know what im getting at...hahaa

ds - sun my ass MATE...im closer to the goddamn equator than u are.ive had enough sun to last me a lifetime! and dont worry ;) ive got all my 'ooh-la-la' tops ready and waiting ..u just do ure job ;)

9:05 PM  
Anonymous Cheryl did the happy dance and finally said..

You in mel orede?

2:42 PM  
Anonymous Cheryl did the happy dance and finally said..

Oh and ya jus using this chance to recommend my trusted travel agent, Five star..good n cheap deals too..

2:46 PM  
Blogger Madame Mahima did the happy dance and finally said..

hey cheryl! noo im not in melbourne..i leave on the 11th of july..u should have told me earlier :( i had such a horrible time ..i had the agents from HELL

4:59 PM  

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