Don’t let hidden costs and restrictions turn a dream vacation into a disappointment.
In the Vacation Discount Scam, underhanded travel businesses offer discounts for airfare, resorts, cruises and other vacation packages, but the deals often include hidden costs or require extra fees to enjoy the full package of benefits.
Many times the buyer is forced to sit through high-pressure sales presentations that can last for hours. The quality of the accommodations also can be less than advertised.
Some companies even claim to offer free vacation packages that actually have undisclosed costs and restrictions, such as processing fees, peak-season travel charges and departure and arrival taxes.
For a printable version of this fraud alert, click here.
Deputy District Attorney Ryann Gerber Jorban explains how to avoid vacation discount scams in this video.
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