Online Travel Vacation Scam

Online Travel Vacation Scam

Dream holiday or nightmare experience?


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

How to stay safe

The Singapore Tourism Board ( will tell you if the vendor is an accredited travel agent.
NATAS ( will tell you what to look out for when planning a trip.
Read all the terms and conditions. Avoid offers that require hidden fees or taxes.

Online Travel Vacation Scam: Real Stories

15 Sep 2023 | Online Travel Vacation Scam

I lost money to an E-commerce 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

Don't be fooled by fake travel ads

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

Purchase tickets from legitimate platforms

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…...

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