The company the students say they booked through says another party bus company is acting as them, and is not legitimate.
CU student Shelby Kelly says she booked the trip several days ago through a company she thought was My Denver Party Bus. Kelly says another student used their credit card to put down an $800 deposit.
The students say at least 20 of them were picked up Saturday in Boulder and driven to Denver. After the game they called the company because they were ready to be picked up. They said they made several phone calls and were given multiple excuses about why the bus was not there. They said they were eventually told the bus was broken down and would not be able to pick them up.
Kelly says the owner, who would only identify himself to 9NEWS as 'Dimitri,' told the students to take a cab back to Boulder, fax him the receipts and he would "try to reimburse" them for the cab fare, but not the money they paid for the bus.
"I didn't trust that," Kelly said. "Obviously if he's not going to pick us up, I don't trust his reimbursement."
"If they are going to insult me and tell me - threaten me - that they are going to come get the money, I am not going to give them a cent," Dimitri said.
Dimitri invited 9NEWS to see the broken down bus, but then would not provide a location.
Another student, Bailee Woods, says while stranded she contacted a different number for My Denver Party Bus. She says she got a text message from someone at My Denver Party Bus saying they had received multiple complaints, and the company they had really booked through was one known as Best Denver Party Bus. The message claims Best Denver Party Bus is not a legitimate business and is claiming to be My Denver Party Bus.
The students ended up taking an RTD bus back to Boulder. They say they have called their credit card company and canceled the charge.
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