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WorldVentures is a direct sales travel club company founded in 2005 by Wayne Nugent and Mike Azcure. WorldVentures offers memberships for consumers in order to purchase discounted vacation packages, hotels, flights, and car rental services in exotic destinations around the world.
The company's mission is "to create more fun, freedom and fulfillment in people's lives through the merging of great life experiences, financial opportunity, personal development, and contribution." The web-based travel company currently has 120,000+ global representatives in twenty-four countries and employs over two-hundred people. The company's headquarters are located in Plano, Texas.
Potential distributors and customers should compare WorldVentures to the top MLMs in the industry.
WorldVentures is a members-only travel club that attracts individuals who desire to travel frequently to exotic destinations around the globe. The company offers three membership plans.
The first choice is Dream Trips Membership which provides members access to numerous budget travel experiences and the opportunity to acquire points through the company's loyalty program.
If an individual in this plan gets four others to join as members in one month, that person's monthly fee will be waived for that month. That fee will remain waived for following months as long as those four customers remain active. The cost for this plan is a one-time fee of $199.95 and $26.99 monthly thereafter.
The next choice is the Gold Membership available for an initial $199.99 fee and a $54.99 monthly renewal fee. This plan gives members extra benefits such as included airport transfers, airfare discounts, and flight accident insurance.
The final choice is the Platinum Level membership plan priced at $299.99 to join and $99.99 monthly thereafter. This plan includes all the benefits from previous plans plus spa discounts, late checkout, resort credits, and more.
Individuals desiring to become a WorldVenture Representative can join with a one-time $99 signup fee plus $10.99 monthly renewal fee. The company's compensation plan provides a generous personal sales bonus, residual commissions, Wings & Wheels Status, and other financial bonuses.
Representatives and distributors sell travel packages, membership plans, and earn commissions. When a representative sells three high-end trips within 28 days, they are eligible to receive a $100 bonus.
For every three trips sold above that during the same time period, an additional $150 bonus is earned per set of three trips. Once a Representative reaches the Regional Marketing Director level, the company pays that person $1,000 monthly as a Dream Car bonus. This bonus increases to $1,500 monthly at the International Marketing Director level.
The company also offers a $3,000 monthly Dream Home bonus starting at the International Marketing Director level. The company also offers VolunTours that combines travel with volunteer experience. These tours make positive impacts on communities around the world. Project experiences include building schools, tutoring children, revitalizing parks, and more.
None of the travel trips provided by the company include the cost of airfare. This is usually the most expensive part of booking a trip. If you factor this part in when comparing the cost of trips to other vacation company's deals that include airfare, WorldVentures does not provide a lower overall cost.
Representatives do not start earning commissions until they recruit at least three customers. In past income disclosures, the company admits that 73.7 percent of representatives fail to earn commissions and less than 1 percent are able to earn a yearly income above poverty level.
An average representative earns approximately $325 yearly. This number does include business costs. Previous employees have reported that the company allegedly threatens to sue individuals who speak negatively about WorldVentures publicly or enroll in competing multi-level marketing companies.
The compensation plan is highly-detailed and complicated with numerous rules and regulations, which makes recruitment much more difficult. There are earning caps at every level in the plan and a 65 percent payout cap rule.
In order to be considered active, a representative must be current in paying a monthly RBS fee. This is referring to the Representative Business System that provides a personalized website, online training system, and sales and marketing tools.
Many other multi-level marketing companies offer training for free, but WorldVentures charges its representatives monthly for this service and will refuse to pay out commissions earned if this service is not paid for.
The company's founders were found guilty of committing tax fraud in 2013. Both gentlemen failed to file a tax return on earned income willfully and intentionally according to District Court documents filed in Dallas County, Texas. The two gentlemen also failed to report excess income they received from WorldVentures business operations.
I had a trusted friend recommend them. What a disaster! From moment one I couldn't get into my account. Then the very first time I tried to use it it wouldn't let me log in. I called the "emergency support line" only to be on hold for over 30 min before I gave up. I was told they aren't open on weekend? Its a travel company. I also found a much cheaper price on Hotels.com. Close to $100 cheaper. They are very limited on the properties and clearly if something goes wrong you are out of luck. I tried to cancel my membership immediatley by email and was told to call. Again hours are limited. Then I call and they say to email for a refund. So I try again and am told I notified them too late and will not get the refund. I am sure half their money is made on people who sign up and don't use the membership and get scammed out of a month or two of fees. I offered them the opportunity to be fair and have screen shots of me letting the people I signed up through I wanted out and nope. Didn't care. BEWARE!!
If I could give it no stars I would. We have been a member for almost a year and when we tried to book our trip they said we couldn't. On top of that it saved us no money whatsoever!! Worst scam I've ever been taken by!!!!
Cult. Run Run Fast and Far. Member and Rep for 3 years. Scammers with a CULT mentality. Just Run!!
I was a member for nine years. I saw the downward spiral when it began. I was skeptical of Flye because, while the technology behind it was intriguing, the time to get to market was very short and was quickly eclipsed by Apple Pay, Google, etc. Yet, even when Flye was a clear failure, they continued to peddle the card to customers with high-level leaders still maintaining that they expect the release will be forthcoming. Many, many people not paid and when they left to do something better for their families, they were crucified and continue to be by the company and members of the company. Many, many false rumors were spread about people. As all that unfolded, I began to dig more into the company myself and found it started with two men found guilty of tax evasion, and there are many, many more lawsuits/legal actions WITH merit. Do I think they made some poor financial decisions? Yes. If they had been honest and up front, I would have stayed forever but when I know decisions were made about who gets paid and who doesn't, I said I could not stand with the company anymore. Everything they say now is hype and while I am not on the inside anymore, I can see it for what it is based on my experience of nine years.
Just want to comment on some of the truthful but negative remarks. Like any company, mistakes when growing large can be made. Worldventures is not ammun to mistakes. They went through some financial difficulties for a short period of time., they kept reps in the dark about how severe to trouble and many had to wait to receive back pay. But what I’ll say is not only did the company resolve its issues, they then fortified themselves to prevent the same problem from happening. They paid each and every person what was owed, and are stronger then ever. Many others would have folded, many other owners would have taken the profits and run. Bottom line is the company made good on its promises, they have added much more value into the membership, they have grown as an industry leader, and to top it all off have proven they can withstand even the toughest of blows and come out the other side stronger then ever. Did they make mistakes sure but for those who stuck by the companies side they have been handsomely rewarded with better pay structure for reps and a better membership value for customers. I love this company and enjoy my membership soften.
Best travel club in the world. I have been a member of this club for a little over 10 years. I love the company, the trips are amazing and the experiences we have enjoyed are unique. My family and I are grateful for this club. Thank you.
No good. Don’t waste your money. You’re not missing anything it is a scam, I signed up paying a monthly fee of $56.99 we book our first trip with complimentary scuba diving lesson they told us they no longer do it, never got welcome kit, and other issues.
I love this company. It has truly changed my life and the life of many of my family and friends. Since joining World Ventures, we have traveled together and apart and we are happier. We are servient leaders, and most of us work from the heart.
I have been a member of WV for almost 7 years. I absolutely love this company. My children have more passport stamps than I do. I’m sitting at Bootcamp right now and I must say that this company has been a great blessing for me and my family. I have been on more trips than I can recall.
Was with the company for 7 years had tremendous success until I personally stopped getting paid residual income, lifestyle bonus and team not getting paid even with recent help from an investor.. Lies on lies about how company is starting to get better but top income earners and people leaving by the droves for the same reasons. Given the run around in regards to status on payout and customer service representatives had no clue and were told to tell anyone who called that they're working on it. Flye card was a complete flop. Initially you had to qualify to become a Beta tester. Card was supposed to be released last year to public which never happened then they decided to allow reps to purchase the card for $120 in order to help recoup their loss because of bad business making decisions. By the way, neither of mine worked. Rovia bucks are useless. Used to be able to use the Rovia bucks to pay for entire hotel stays, airfare and use on Dreamtrips now you cannot. You can only use a certain amount of points and still need to fork out money. Reason for that is because they owe vendors and no one will do business with them. The Dreamtrips experience has gone downhill. Especially the international ones. Few times host did not show up or did not interact with guests. CFO (Chief Financial Officer) Resigned - Chief Financial Officer resigned 3 months ago due to companies financial trouble. VP of Treasury Resigned - 3 months ago due to companies financial trouble. CMO (Chief Marketing Officer) Resigned - 2 months ago due to companies financial trouble. SVP and VP of Digital resigned 3 months ago - Due to company financial trouble. CIO - Resigned just in 1 month after joining due to companies financial trouble as he saw the Profit and Loss report. Stay away from the events. They brainwash you into believing that there is money to be made in their company with promises of financial freedom when in fact people lost homes, cars and relationships. Casting vision and talks of owning their own cruise ship, island and preying on people who for some have spent their last dollar investing in World Ventures. If you want to travel the world there are other ways to do it without having to pay a monthly fee. If you're looking to make money...this is NOT the company to do it with.
I totally love it! I Travel The world with this company in last 2 years i had 29 vacations. 100% legit, 100% work. Go for it, if you want freedom in your life!
Are any of you losers saying WV is great getting paid? Many reps haven't gotten paid since September of 2017. Some higher ups haven't gotten any commissions, residuals or dream Car/Home payments since March of 2017. They were given the option of partial ownership of the company instead of the money they worked to make. Check out what the guys at corporate are saying. Open talk of bankruptcy at the Plano offices. Monthly lay offs. C level officers are leaving in droves. The Rovia CEO is under investigation for conflict of interest. Flye is a disaster. There are no nutrition products. Vendors aren't getting paid. members are getting stranded because WV says they were booked, but when they get to their destination, the vendors say they aren't dealing with WV because of non payment. Now they've changed their terms....the monthly fee for membership is no longer waived if you get 4 new members (as of April 2018). There probably won't be a Bootcamp in July....the top guys will just talk the money and run.
STAY AWAY FROM THIS SCAMMING COMPANY. Basically you pay monthly membership from $30 to $100 or more per month which count as points and you have to use all points within a year. Yet, the company has policy to make it VERY HARD for you to use all those points. You have to take several trips to use all the points which who has time to do that EVERY SINGLE YEAR. If that doesn't happen, you lose your money. Plus, the trips from their site are not cheaper. Either way, you end up lose money or spend more on your trip. Also google "World Venture Lawsuit" to read more about them. All of the people talking good about this company are the ones who TRY TO SIGN YOU UP so they can MAKE MONEY ON YOUR MONTHLY FEE. Don't sign up ... or you will regret . Trust me, I am a victim of this scam and I don't want you to be another victim
It is the best experience... WV offer an Amazing lifestyle...more time more freedom and fulfillment... it is the best work in the world??✌️
While there is no perfect company, WV strives to improve it's members' benefits by incorporating beyond just travel into it's current membership, including dining, shopping and most importantly price protection for the bookings. The review indicated it doesn't include air fare, which is a disadvantage, but to be logical, the package can't include airfare as it is open to members internationally. In fact, I see that as an advantage because I get to choose the airline I want to fly with and to do multiple stops to visit different places. There will be no product in the world that will fit everyone. WV trips include 4 to 5 stars accommodation with specially curated land itinerary unique to the destination. From this arrangement, it has already helped save some money vs booking at retail. So far, what WV has delivered what their membership is suppose to cover and while it can still be better (hence no 5 star yet), it is already great for saving travel cost.
Only 4 and 5 star resorts, hosts travel with you, all planning done for you. All the money you put in is given back to u on your anniversary in travel dollars. I have been on 5 dreamtrips in one year including Dubai and Mexico I would have never ventured out like this but because I had a host and traveled with a group it was great. I have made so many new friends. It is awesome. In regards to the business side and making money ? you get out of it what you put in, if you are motivated and want to make money you will, the opportunity support and training is here for u. If you just want to travel the world is waiting for you. ✈️ You can do whatever your heart desires
Have been traveling this way for over 4 years and will continue to travel this way giving my daughter and husband amazing experiences we would not have been able to do otherwise. Networking marketing is not for everyone, building a business is hard work and not a get rich quick. As well as finding the right company that is a fit for you. Find your fit and then put in the work, your dreams are worth it. Also, in the 4 years with this company I have never paid a monthly fee of 400.00 and I am a platnium level member so not sure what Tiffany is talking about, think she is confused.
World ventures is a great company. They are not perfect and don't claim to be. They do solicit feedback and make changes to the products and the business. Dreamtrips are great and I have taken 3. I also shop the price to try to get my trip free but not even close in most cases. I have used price pledge a few times and was able to get 1.5 times back in travel money as promised and it is easy. I am also a rep and like any other business it takes time and you need to do the work. I read negative commentary and I am not sure if they had bad leadership or were given false information or just expect this to be a get rich scheme. I can tell you that we are reminded by the executives that we should be truthful. If somebody doesn't join and, a lot don't, that's ok. I have been asked to join other businesses and said no because they were not right for me. This is travel and fits me. My daughter in law is a health and fitness business and she is doing great because it is right for her. The bottom line is this is a legitimate company and they deliver.
Dear who ever wrote this, First off you must recruit 4 people if you want the free membership services. Next have you researched how wide a vast those other travel companies are when it comes to having membership provides in other countries? How can one include a fair air fair price when A the company services all 50 state in the United States and along with 30 differnt other Countries. So before knocking down the most amazing Travel Club and the number 1 leading Travel clClub in North America please know all of the facts before writing your review and making sure everything you say is completely accurate. Truly a Dedicated WorldVenture Memeber and Representative.
70% of my dowline membership cancel their membership and leaving me disappointed remarks, they trusted me and just joint me not WV, a lot of difficulties when come to booking their vacation compare with convensional travel company, customer service only available on telephone calls and limited hours, mostly give up their membership without having enjoy the vacation package. Join WV is basically after the compensation plan not the holiday packages because of the attractive money money my opinion. As some leaders mentioned clearly in their seminar ,more than 90% people will fail or give up....?.. without any penny refund...
I'm a WV customer since 2013. I've been to a few DreamTrips and I'm traveling a lot outside of the prepaid DreamTrips. I'm always using their booking engine and usually it gives me the best price for aircraft/hotels. In the few occasions that I found lower prices somewhere else their Price Pledge guarantee had return me 150 % of the price difference /the biggest one so far is 211 USD and I use them to pay for the hotel on my next travel/. Also I usually travel either with my family or friends /rarely alone/ and they all pay the same price as me - and they are not members! The customer support is offered in nearly 30 languages both as online chat and by phone and for almost 4 years since I joined WV there is not even one occasion they couldn't or wouldn't help. So, yes - WorldVentures is the way to travel!
Dreamtrips is a great vacation club, absolutely the most effective way to stretch your dollars for top tear vacations. The booking engine is fantastic! I consistently have received the best price when comparing bookings to other search engines. Satisfied member since 2009.
Last night a friend and also a colleague of mine asked me to join a presentation because I liked to travel. But she said nothing about the content, and told me to just go. When I went to the presentation I realized they were trying to sell me the membership of dreamtrips a travel club. They are giving false promises, cheap holidays and you can earn money by cheating your friends and other people. If I want to go to a vacation I would rather use Expedia or Booking.com, paying 200$ and 50$ per month is just a scam and you can not use all the money/points you paid at the start to a vacation. This company might seem to be legal, but for my moral values its unethical, and my 2 cents stay away.
By far the best vacations at the lowest price point with the best service PERIOD.
They are true to their word and comp plan. Love how they connect people from many different cultures and creed. This is truly a great organization. I signed up platinum and got that money back and more. I've taken 9 trips already and saved over $20k as a platinum member. Amazing destinations and have met many new friends! I have attended their world class trainings and they are always on time, have the best and top trainers for a fraction of the price of what I paid, some nearly nothing because of training dollars they give you. Their venues are world class. Leaders are cool and easy to talk to. They come to you in regional trainings as well. They excite you with so many new trips! I go on many trips yearly and I am proud to be in this organization to travel and make money. It's an honest business because it is challenging in the beginning. But, like anything in life you put your heart and soul into, it will pay off. I believe it and I believe in WV!!!!!!
a great company that offers amazing DreamTrips at a wholsale price!
I have been a part of this amazing concept for about 5 months now and I have seen my money back and some of my downlines have seen some of their money back already. This business can help you a person and help you financially as well. The 73 percent of people that fail dont try! I've put in alot of hours into this and it's fun! I love being able to change someones life for the better! Many of my friends in this business can now take vacations for cheaper and you can get plan tickets for free through the Rovia points you earn! Well worth looking into! Get plugged in and stay motivated! This company is growing fast and I want everyone to be a part of it! P.s. I went to Vegas for under 1000 dollars and that's everything food, drinks, airfare, Uber, and that's also while staying in a 5 star house and even getting a late airplane ticket! It would've been under 700 dollars if I would've booked the flight sooner! I recommend this company! You don't have to put 1000's of dollars into this business to get money back like other companies that sell products, all you have to do is share how your vacations went!
I have been on several dream trips and love the product. This business is 3 to 5 year plan and you get what you put in it for it too work for you. The executive team are also looking towards for future of travel
This is an exceptional company that has delivered 100% of the time on what they have promised us! The dream trips are amazing and the compensation package is clear and concise, easy to understand. We knew exactly how to begin making an extra stream of income for our family on day 1 and were able to use the free training from WV and the support of our team to have success immediately! Joining the WV family was the best decision we ever made! I do not at all agree with many of the points made in "the bad" section as we've never experienced them. There are always three sides to every story...I would hope people would make a decision for themselves and not allow the opinions of others to prevent them from saving thousands of dollars on their family's vacations and even more importantly, spending more time making memories with their family.
Travel is an enormous giant industry, it's a great potential to attract members. Its product, DreamTrips is a great product; it gives you VIP experience during your trips, at a prime production cost. It offers several types of price guarantee, so that members are paying the lowest for dream trips, flights n hotels. For representatives, the compensation plan is fair for those who really work hard, those who can build n lead team, not just for those who joined before the others.
This company is bar none a top notch company! What they are telling you here is that there is two completely optional parts! 1 is a membership to an amazing travel club that allows you to experience so much more the a vacation! Dream trips are Exactly that! You get so many perks included on the most trips you go on ! Gifts, excursions , room credit, airport transfers , room upgrades , concierge service , dine shop or refer your way on to these amazing dream trips and so much more! 2 the business side is completely optional ! And most just join for the membership and that's why many people don't earn commissions because a lot of people just join to travel!
Many of your statistics are incorrect. Would be nice if you had the facts. Have been with them over 4 years and by far the best company I have been associated with. The company wins the biggest award in Travel every year, The World Travel Award, also endorsed by the biggest and best companies in travel. Nominated by Ernst and Young for their most prestigious award, merged our booking engine with SW Airlines and the only booking engine on the planet to have that affiliation. Work with the NCAA, Hug It Forward, Boys and Girls Club and other organizations. Much more but not enough room. As with every company, you will have critics. It seems it is always those that can't make it in Direct Sales or anything that requires them to be coachable, teachable with a desire to win. Same ol thing, 80% whine and 20% just get it done. Same with every business. If people knew the real story they would join and never leave.
World Ventures is an amazing company that lives up to its promise. This company has much to offer & I love telling everyone I know about it!
I have an actual membership, and I referred 4 of my family members and friends. I have a free membership and business. Its pretty awesome. Went on an all-inclusive vacation for less money than I would spend on a random weekend drinking and clubbing in the city. I talk about it all the time. Earning a paycheck takes work, however, like any other business you gotta keep PUSHING. It works out as long as you follow the amazing training systems they put in place. Every one is so helpful and fun.
the dreamtrips there offer was awesome. although it doesn't look quite cheap when I buy, but the service they gave was excellent. Totally hassle free, and no force to buying things like some other travel agency.
Phenomenal company this company is definitely changing my life and the people around me.... YSBH
This is a wonderful company it has changed my life for the positive. YSBH
This article states the monthly fee is up to $100?? I was being charged nearly $400 a month on top of my start up fee. couldn't get anyone else to fall the bs and sign up under me. Good thing too- I was told I only needed 3 total. not 3 per month. I was pretty much just footing the bill for people above me to travel.
Very excellent company.. it's not always about the money or the product which are excellent and getting better all the time. The culture and the lessons you experience while you grow with the company are above and beyond anything...it gives everyone a whole new experience in life whether a person without family, with family, it doesn't matter we,are all one big family.......just keeps improving....
This article is inaccurate!! We actually get commissions right away if we put 6 in!! Where do these people come up with their information!! They should made accountable for their poor facts!!
We don't just offer a website where you can view various flights and hotels that you can choose from based off of your budget or your schedule, such as Expedia. In fact, when you factor in the fact that each Dreamtrip is a curated experience, which includes (depending on the Dreamtrip) includes various excursions, expeditions, airport transfers, etc., the value most definitely provides a lower overall cost, allowing you to save anywhere from 25 to even 75 percent. We can actually start earning commissions from referring 1 membership (depending on the membership) or more. The fact is that a little over 22% of individuals that get involved see commissions and the majority doesn't. The reason for that is because most people obtain just the membership and do not become representatives, a.k.a. they just want to travel and possibly earn vacations. The other 22% understand that like any Network Marketing company, you get out what you put in, so only a few are strong and consistent enough to take charge of their own income. I would rather take 1% chance of getting to financial and time freedom, as opposed to a 100% guarantee of not being able to do that at my own job. The compensation plan is a Binary compensation plan, with the opportunity of being able to get paid exponentially and indefinitely for the rest of your life, and your children's, children's, children's life. It is arguably one of the strongest, if not the strongest compensation plan in all of Network Marketing. If you refer 4 members to the club, meaning, just 4 members that would like to travel and earn their way to a vacation, you never have to pay a monthly fee ever again! That is assuming that you have 4 active members at any given time. This does not mean referring 4 members every day, week, month, or year! And, it also waives the $7-$15 monthly fee for the RBS as well. There is a reason our Regional and National training events cost a small price to attend, not a monthly price. All are welcomed to attend to see for yourself! I actually researched a situation similar to this that had occurred in 2011* not 2013, in which the founders owed collectively roughly $80, 000 in tax loss money. Since then, they have rectified the situation. People cannot be so quick to judge. - Besides the corruption and bribery that has been associated with the BBB, I can understand why there has been numerous complaints made by people. I do not know the exact number of complaints, and how many have been dealt with, but I do know that at the end of the day, there will be some people that you just cannot please, no matter how good the deal may be.
It's an awesome copmany. Traveled all over. Good service. Thanks.
1. The monthly fees are "reimbursed" at a small percentage of the overal cost, requiring multiple trips to be able to get your money back. 2. The destinations & hotels are not where I want to go. 3. Their guarantee does not hold up. I was able to get a cheaper total package until they included the parking for the hotel. AAA, Senior Discounts, and prepaid packages at the same locations same dates are usually cheaper. 4. No matter when you disenroll, you never get your money back from what you put in.
I'am currently an active representative with world ventures not only have I made my money back and more I've also been giving the opportunity to learn from some of the best leaders in this company. I can honestly say that world ventures is and will be the number MLM company in the world.
I love WorldVentures! I have been in it over a year now and have taken over 5 vacations! All of them were amazing...so much that I wanted to share it with all my family and friends!! This company is the definition of fun, freedom, and fulfillment and unlike other companies we all stick together as one big team! WorldVentures environment they create for us is so inspiring! It feels great to be with a company who cares about us individually. We get trained by the top dogs in the world and they consistently provide us with knowledge and motivation. I know I'm a better person now! And I travel the world! With my family and friends! It works :) And life will never be the same!
I can only attest what WV has done for my family and I. We are in our late 50's have worked hard all our lives at various positions for various companies for over 40 years. Have been self employed for the last 15 years and working 24/7, and on call 7 days a week. Joined WV and my husband and I are slowly but surely getting "life" back into our life. We can now take at least 3 trips/ vacations a year. And WV pays for most of it. SOON they will pay for all of it and pay me for going on vacation all over the world and my excitement for WV has only grown since I joined in Feb. 2012. Thank you World Ventures. Some skepticism may be warranted but when you have proof that something is working, for regular, common, everyday people and it is a home-based business multi-level that can set you and your family up for life and you spend less than $500. to own it and even get that back. What have you lost vs. what you could gain???? Don't miss your opportunity by looking for something that you don't recognize when it comes to you.
After trying a trip for myself I compared what I paid with wv vs paying without wv. I had a savings of over $600. What I love about world ventures is the uniqueness that it offers compared to all these other same product health comlanies.
The sales tactics used by representatives are unethical and vague to the point that your rights are not explained to you in any way. DO YOUR RESEARCH FIRST!!!
The company has given its members many opportunities to travel for less.