7366 Broadway Ste B, Lemon Grove, CA | Directions 9194532.742658 -117.039075
Mon-Friday 1-7pm AND Sat-Sun 9-4pm
Neighborhoods: Lemon Grove
****warning****research before selecting this school, wished I did*******
I had looked into several driving schools before selecting Worldwide Driving/AKA* A Plus Driving School. When speaking to a representative at Worldwide I was advised that fee would be 199.00 for the behind the wheel training and the educational portion could be done online at no charge. I was extremely excited and felt they had the best price comparable to other schools. I went ahead paid for the school and received an email confirmation of my proof of payment.
My daughter immediately passed the written course and later passed her permit, following the passing of the permit we scheduled the behind the wheel training. I became a little concern after my daughter first be hind the wheel training, when she told me the instructor and her picked up another student and she was also in the car while the other student was driving. I think if this is the school normal procedure they should advise the parents, being that I am a nervous mom with my daughter being behind the wheel, I then became extremely nervous for her to be in car with another student driver learning to drive; however despite my concerns I continued the program and arranged for another behind the wheel training.
Now it is time for the third and final behind wheel training, I am currently out of town and received an email notification that my account had been over drawn, when reviewing my account I notice that A Plus Driving School had withdrawn $65.00 from account. I extremely confused for two reason, 1st- I had paid for the course in full on 9/5/13 and 2nd- I did not authorize them to draft out my account on 12/31/13. I was not even aware my card was being held for continuance transaction, per when I paid the up front fee the email receipt served as confirmation to draft from account for the $199.00.
I then contacted my bank and Worldwide, per the representative the fee of $65.00 was drafted out my account for additional DMV fee and there yellow certificate, I then advised I was never told there would be additional fees and did not authorize them to draft from my account. Representative stated the additional fee is noted on the contract that was attached to the receipt, I indicated I never received a contract, she said it should be attach to the receipt and for me to check my receipt.
When checking the receipt I found it to be very misleading, and at no time I was told that a contract would be attached, you should think the customer would want to review the contract and making sure they completely understand the requirements before the pay the fee. At no time in my initial consultation I was advised of anything noted in the contract other than the $199.00 upfront fee and the information to get started.
When contacting the DMV I was told there will be no additional fee required, per the fee was paid at the time the permit test was taken.
I have been communicating to Worldwide by email, I also provided a copy of the contract that was sent with my receipt providing proof that the contract does not state there be additional fee of $65.00, intern Worldwide has terminated my service stating they know that I am not satisfied with there service, so therefore I can complete the course with a another school.
My daughter and I have been in compliance with this school and had no problem up until they drafted out my account unauthorized and failed to provide proof of charge. My daughter had only two hours left to complete the training, which I paid for and should not have to go to another school to complete the process.
I was able to get my daughter her driving school online for free and behind the wheel at a wonderful rate. The driving instructor was very patient and helpful. The staff and office are helpful and kind. The only set back is the office is terribly busy and sometimes there are only two girls to handle many phone lines and all three times we came there were always it least 6-7 people coming in and out or waiting for the drivers. One thing I will say is the office staff, the two girls who work in the front were so good at multitasking and making sure we were all greeted and seated with drinks while we waited so while it is busy, the services and fees are well worth it. My daughter was very happy with her driving lessons that were split up over her six month waiting period. She just received her actual license yesterday and passed on her first try. Would recommend this school for teenagers wanting to get there permit or license and behind the wheel.
Me and my cousin just finished our driving school here last week. The instructor was very helpful and I drove on the 15 freeway although there was a lot of traffic. The online drivers ed is free and the behind the wheel is priced well, although, they do charge pick up fees! I enjoyed my driving school here and will definitely recommend and post all over the internet and facebook jajaja :) Great school.
** Lesson Learned ** Buyer Beware **
No legitimate contract, No refund policy, No customer service, No return calls, the list goes on....
-> Look them up on the BBB - 43 COMPLAINTS! They have an F rating.
Go to a reputable driving school. -- Stay Away --
My granddaughter and I found this driving school online. The prices are lowest in San Diego and I think in North County. I am old school and wanted my granddaughter to set in the classroom but after watching her online class I see how easy and convenience it is for kids. The receptionists were helpful and even provided me with extra DMV application. They set our DMV permit test day and were nice. I really like the driving instructor Rani. I dropped my granddaughter off and after 2 hours she took me home. It was amazing to see her how fast she learned. I am really happy with driving school and it was our last kid in the family to get her license and I am recommending this driving school to everyone I know.
This is a great driving school. I enjoyed my driving instructor very much. I just went for my third class and the instructor was patient and taught me a lot. I am due to get my license in 3 weeks. Thanks to worldwide driving school for the great service.
Great Driving School, They even supported my football season at school and do many sponserships for teens and give out movie tickets also. The prices are great and services as well. My friend went to liberty driving school and had a horrible expierence, so i finally found this place in lemon grove and I just got my license today. Thank you Worldwide. The instructor Leo is one of the nicest instructors also, very patient and showed me a lot of stuff to pass the test. This school has great rates and staff as well.
BEST DRIVING SSCHOOL AROUND. They are some times busy, but always friendly and service and prices are the best. This school comes to our highschool and helps a lot of kids. I would recommend this school and would say to ignore the bad reviews and go see for yourself. I was surprised to see some of the bad reviews and me along with many of my classmates would disagree. Im licensed and leo holi was my instructor, he is very nice, request him as your driver.
I just got out of my after school class for drivers ed at chula vista high. The teacher was nice and the prices are reasonable. I think this is a great school and want to thank my drivers ed teacher for explaining the process they even made my permit test so i dont have to wait in line at dmv, definitly great school and good service. DeeDee :)
This is a terrible driving school. I picked it since it was cheaper than most others but i extremely regret my decision. I had a behind the wheel driving class schedule at 8:30 pm after gymnastics, where they were suppose to pick me up. I am waiting fro them to show and notice i have a missed call, decided to wait since I didn't want them to show up and I not be there. My gym closes at 9 and up until 10 I waited fro them to show, keep in mind this was a 8:30 lesson. Eventually at 10 i called my mo who came and picked me up. It was not until 10:40 that I got a call saying saying lesson would not take schedule today but to call back tomorrow to reschedule. DO NOT USE THIS DRIVING SCHOOL.
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