Transcript of "Travel To Go Offers Tips to Avoid Travel Scams"
Travel To Go Offers
Tips to Avoid Travel
For this 2014 season, Travel To Go wants
travelers to be aware of certain scams
while on vacation
About Travel To Go
Travel To Go began in 1990 and is now celebrating
its 24th anniversary in the travel industry.
Travel To Go prides itself on being a leader in
arranging luxurious vacation accommodations all
around the world.
The company also provides stellar customer care to
its growing base of 100,000 members.
Airport Travel Scam
Airports are known for being hectic and
overwhelming, with a lot of different things going
on at once.
Scammers take advantage of this scenario and
work in pairs to steal valuables from travelers.
One con artist will spill a drink or food all over a
traveler and begin to apologize and strike up a
conversation to distract you.
The other scammer will move in and steal whatever
valuables they can easily take from you.
Avoiding the Airport Travel
To avoid having your valuable belongings stolen off
you in an airport, be aware of your surroundings.
If someone does come up to you and spills
something, keep walking and wait until you are in a
remote area to clean up.
By not staying still, the scammers will not be able
to fully take advantage of you and steal your items.
Fake Menu Scam
Scammers will try almost anything to get credit
card information from tourists, including the fake
They will slip fake delivery menus under hotel room
Once hotel guests call that number for delivery, the
scammer asks for the credit card information over
They then steal this information and leave the hotel
guest without food or money.
Avoiding Fake Menu Scheme
• To make sure this doesn’t happen to you, don’t
provide any credit card information over the phone.
• When calling a delivery place, tell them you will pay
in cash or give the credit card info once the food
has been provided.
• To make sure that something is a legitimate
business, ask the front desk at the hotel for its
Travel To Go
In order to make sure that you do not get taken
advantage of while on vacation, Travel To Go has several
Be constantly aware of your surroundings and do not let
scammers distract you.
When in doubt of whether something is fake or not, use
your gut instinct and always ask the hotel for advice.
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