Lots of people are itchin’ to get out of town and take a vacation. After a really looong year it makes sense that people are at their computers looking for their next trip to book. However, before you do that make sure you aren’t being duped into paying more than you should… or not getting what you paid for.
The Better Business Bureau says they’ve already been receiving reports of scam from people. Scams include fake customer service numbers and fake airline booking sites. It’s been going in one of two ways:
- While researching you come across what seems like a great deal and you book your tickets, via website or number, and there won’t be an actual ticket in your “confirmation” e-mail.
- You book and pay for your flight on a travel website and then they call back saying there has been a price hike and you owe more money. A legit company will never do One person told the BBB,
I received a phone call right after [I booked the flight] stating that they…