OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) — Now that summer is here and pandemic-related restrictions are beginning to loosen, many are dreaming up vacation plans which may include summer rentals. Before you submit a payment, the Better Business Bureau (BBB) says you should take steps to avoid falling into a scammer’s trap.

The BBB provided the following information:

With the global pandemic canceling vacation plans for much of the country in 2020, travel is heating up this summer. The gradual loosening of COVID-19 restrictions has led to a renewed interest in trips, both international and domestic. So much so, in fact, that VRBOs and AirBNBs are going fast.

While time is of the essence when making travel arrangements, be careful to not overlook the tell-tale signs of scammers with hurried decisions, says your Better Business Bureau (BBB).

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