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Fri, Jun 4, 2021 4:14 AM

Travel Scams 101: How people get caught and how to protect yourself

Travel Scams 101: How people get caught and how to protect yourself



Summer is coming! Here's a useful read from the Trend Micro Check Team about Travel Scams, their red flags, and how to protect yourself. Here are the Common Travel Scams.

 

  •  Phishing emails from famous booking sites

    ImageBooking.com phishing email. Source: Reddit

 

 

  • Fake websites

    ImageSuspicious travel websites.

 

 

  •  Fake giveaway / lucky draw campaign

    ImageAirplane tickets giveaway scams on Facebook.

 

 

  • Vacation club membership scam

    If you are considering joining a vacation club, be careful! While legitimate vacation clubs charge members a reasonable price with good services, some bogus ones ask for a lot of upfront fees to join. However, when you use their services, you will find out that there are many restrictions.

 

 

 

Read the full article here and learn how to protect yourself from travel and hotel scams.

 


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