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Polly wants go on a relaxing holiday in April 2002. On 1 February 2002, she goes to a
Travel Fair at Suntec City, intending to find a good deal for herself. She decides to book a
holiday with Yee Zee Holidays Pte. Ltd. (“YZ”). She is particularly attracted by “Willow
Tree Resort” on Long Island in the United States which is owned by YZ and had its
“Grand Opening” in 1997.
The photographs of the resort posted at YZ’s booth show that each beautifully decorated
villa has an indoor and outdoor bathroom, plus a private heated lap-pool, all for $400 per
night (including all land transfers, meals, spa treatments and massages). Polly starts
talking to one of YZ’s representatives who sings the praises of the resort. This employee
is actually very inexperienced as she has only been employed by YZ as temporary staff to
help man the stall during this exhibition and she bases all of her sales-pitch on the “Grand
Opening” brochure on Willow Tree Resort provided by YZ. She has no training otherwise.
Polly asks if it might be too cold in April to fully enjoy the beautiful facilities (particularly
the lap-pool and massages in the outdoor bathroom) at the resort. YZ’s representative
glances at the brochure which says, “Enjoy the mild weather of Long Island as you enjoy a
massage by your personal heated lap-pool or in the outdoor bathroom” and gushes, “Of
course not! Don’t be silly!”
Convinced by her salesmanship, Polly books a stay at the Willow Tree Resort from 1 to 8
April, paying $2,800 in full to YZ after signing YZ’s standard written contract . It states
that Polly has paid for a 7 night stay at the Willow Tree Resort for the period concerned,
but does not list the facilities and other details of Polly’s conversation with the YZ
representative. The written contract further includes the following clause:
The terms of this contract are exhaustively contained within this written co...
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