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Looking to plan a last minute summer getaway? Take care to avoid travel scams!
In 2021, the FTC received reports of over 53,000 incidents of travel scams, including especially messy time share frauds. These scams cost consumers over $95,000,000!
Here’s how to spot scams and avoid being cheated:
To prevent falling victim to travel scams, the American Hotel and Lodging Association (AHLA) recommends avoiding third-party travel sites and booking directly through hotel websites or with a trusted travel agent.
Here are some simple ways to spot a scam:
For a lot more information about warning signs and ways to stay safe, check out this article from AARP: