[Travel Scam Alert] Watch Out for These Fake Airbnb Websites!
The days get brighter instantly when we think of vacation, we look forward to book the best hotels, enjoy the pristine beaches and spend quality time with our family and friends! But before we get too excited and switch to Vacay Mode, did you know that scammers are also excited to join you?
This week our Trend Micro Check Team detected several fake websites that impersonate Airbnb.com.
List of Fake Airbnb Websites
We can easily tell a fake site from the real one by looking at its web address — the Airbnb website URL is airbnb.com:
Fake Airbnb Website
Fake Airbnb log-in page
Wondering what would happen if you book a night with these fake websites? Read more.
- Choose reliable booking platforms. Do your homework and search for reviews and complaints about the travel website/agency.
- Take a closer look at a website’s web address — is it legitimate?
- NEVER click links or attachments from unknown sources. Use Trend Micro Check to combat scams with ease! (It’s 100% FREE.)