Online Travel Vacation Scam
WHAT IS AN ONLINE TRAVEL VACATION SCAM?
You see an ad online for a vacation at outrageously cheap prices. Upon leaving for the trip, you find that the hotel accommodation and air travel you paid for were never booked.
Look out for these scam signs
These are often placed in bad faith. If it is not a scam per se, there are often unclear terms and conditions attached, which are cause for concern.
A vendor that does not clearly display an address or phone number could be a scammer.
How to stay safe
Online Travel Vacation Scam: Real Stories
15 Sep 2023 | Online Travel Vacation Scam
I came across an advertisement link shared by my friend, promoting a great package deal for Bintan Banyan Tree. Intrigued, I clicked on the link from Facebook and inquired for more information via Messenger.…...
31 May 2023 | Online Travel Vacation Scam
My mom came across a Singbrother Travel advertisement and privately messaged the business on Facebook on May 30th. She provided her WhatsApp details, and the scammer contacted her on the same day. The…...
13 Feb 2023 | Online Travel Vacation Scam
hi Police, We are writing in to raise awareness on the recent travel scam in which unforuntaley we have fallen prey to. After googling for ktx trains ticket from seoul to busan, we made an online purchase…...