Holiday Booking Fraud

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With summer holidays fast approaching, individuals are often more exposed to travel booking frauds when looking for last minute package deals / cheap flights. Whether paying upfront for a family holiday or simply booking a flight, payments are transferred only to discover that the holiday / airline ticket does not exist and was sold to you by a bogus travel company. Fraudsters will often lure in potential customers with low prices and 'one time only' offers that are simply too good to pass up, requesting payment by the preferred method of direct bank transfer.

Avoid

Paying for a holiday / airline tickets / accommodation via direct bank transfer. No reputable company will ever request payment via this method.

Responding to unsolicited calls, texts or emails offering holidays at incredibly low prices.

Protect Yourself Whenever possible, pay for your holiday by credit card as it offers increased protection.

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