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We recently returned from our cruise aboard RC's Anthem of the Seas. Not our first cruise, we were familiar with PWG's auctions and had some fond memories along with (4) of PWG's artwork hanging on our walls - all "mystery" pieces we opted to buy. Times have changed...
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My Fiancee and I took a Carnival cruise and attended an art auction. We bought a lithograph that we really like and received that about 6 weeks after we got back home, beautifully framed. While at the auction, we were in a raffle and won a full size, signed by the...
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File a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission at ftc.gov or call 202-326-2222 Park West Gallery at Sea charges are not acceptable based on a long list of practices common at "art auctions" on cruise ships: --Violations of the Uniform Commercial Code --Absence of...
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Anonymous
Anonymous

Just came off the Anthem of the Seas and experienced the same as above. To note: What PW does is not really an auction since 95% of the art they bring to the block has ben "ta...

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Cruise Ship Art Auctions Review

Park West Gallery
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I have been blocked on the Park West Gallery Facebook page from viewing visitor posts or posting my comment on posts that complain about PWG. The Federal Trade Commission invites complaints from victims of Park West Gallery and cruise line shipboard art "auctions" at ftc.gov or by calling 202-326-2222. Please file your complaint to join others like myself who have been victimized.
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Awful, no communication.. still being charged , returned painting..
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Anonymous
Nan

File a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission at ftc.gov or call 202-326-2222It will be worth your time to help protect all of us victimized by the onboard "art auction" ...

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#1026152
September 2016 – my wife and I purchased (4) works of art on the Explorer of Seas. Upon completion of the transaction we were told it could take 12 to 16 weeks for delivery – no problem. October 2016 – item 1 of 4 arrives – exceeds my expectations! Early November 2016...
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Anonymous
Anonymous

File a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission at ftc.gov or call 202-326-2222

3.1
I liked
  • Service onboard the ship
#1022082
During a cruise on the Brilliance of the Seas from Tampa FL, Royal Caribbean colluded with Park West Gallery to defraud "art" auction customers who were served free alcohol in what is considered a safe and reputable environment but is in violation of the Uniform...
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Madalini
Madalini

Regardless of the negatives, extremely negative, review of Park West and cruise lines; nothing seems to be done. Cruise LINES, plural, are in collusion with Park West to rip...

Anonymous
Anonymous

File a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission at ftc.gov or call 202-326-2222It will be worth your time to help protect all of us victimized by the onboard "art auction" ...

#1021175
I purchased a couple of paintings in December 2016 on a cruise. A few days after, I realised I paid too much for the paintings, compared to the market so I asked for a refund. I understood that only 85 % is refundable, despite the fact that the art was not sent to me...
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Anonymous
Nan

File a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission at ftc.gov or call 202-326-2222

#1020453
We also bought a Thomas Kinkade from Park West Gallery on board the Carnaval Spirit on 5th of January 2017 we were very concerned after reading the comments regarding Park West and felt very apprehensive about our purchase. The paintings arrived 8 weeks later 2nd March...
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Anonymous
Anonymous

File a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission at ftc.gov or call 202-326-2222

4.3
#1016441
I was on the NCL Getaway from 12/29/16-1/5/17. I have been a customer of Park West Gallery for over 2 years with an existing Collectors club card. I attended an art auction on board where I bid on a mystery and made an appointment later in the evening to finalize the...
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Anonymous
Anonymous

The Federal Trade Commission invites complaints from victims of Park West Gallery and cruise line shipboard art "auctions" at ftc.gov or by calling 202-326-2222. Please file y...

Anonymous
Anonymous

File a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission at ftc.gov or call 202-326-2222

2.3
I didn't like
  • Dishonesty of art director
#1010727
We have purchased $10M+ in art work and in over half the cases what the ship reps promised never happened. All the mistakes could have been corrected but the lack of communication between customer service, the framers and shipping make resolving any issue a true...
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Anonymous
Anonymous

File a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission at ftc.gov or call 202-326-2222

Anonymous
Anonymous

File a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission at ftc.gov or call 202-326-2222

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