Now that travel is safer and more people are getting ready to book vacations, it’s important to be aware of potential vacation scams. Unfortunately, fraud is on the rise, as scammers try to take advantage of people eager to get away.

If you fall for a scam, your personal finances could take a serious hit. Not only will you lose money, but you may be unable to afford the trip that you hoped to take. Check out the information below to learn more about how to protect yourself from a travel scam.

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Scammers want your personal and payment information

During the pandemic, fraudsters are getting more creative and are finding ways to trick travelers. For example, the Better Business Bureau recently warned consumers about an airline booking scam involving fake airline customer service representatives stealing personal and payment information.

That’s why, when you make a booking or change your reservations, always make sure that you’re dealing with the official company and not a…

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