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Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Club Warns of 3 Common Travel Ripoffs

Avoid common ripoffs when traveling with tips from Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Club.

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Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Club Warns of 3 Common Travel Ripoffs

  1. 1. Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Club Warns of 3 Common Travel Ripoffs Travelers this summer can ensure their travel safety by keeping this information from this top Dominican Republic Resort.
  2. 2. Ripoff 1: Distractions • The Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Club Ripoff Prevention Squad says that one of the most common travel ripoffs is the distraction scheme. • A scam artist may wait until a traveler is distracted to steal their belongings. • Other scammers work in teams so that one can distract the traveler while the other takes their belongings. • Travelers who are always wary of their surroundings, and who quickly get themselves out of suspicious situations can better protect themselves from this ripoff.
  3. 3. Ripoff 2: Bait and Switch • A bait and switch happens when someone promises one thing but gives the consumer another. • This can happen when booking things like guided tours. For example, the traveler can be promised a tour of a site, but then only sees the site briefly before being brought to a gift shop. • Travelers should research ahead of time when they are looking for tours and attractions. • The Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Club Ripoff Prevention Squad says that it is also important to be wary of deals that are too good to be true.
  4. 4. Ripoff 3: Imposters • Sometimes ripoff artists pose as people that they are not. • Common guises include charity workers, travel guides, and salesmen. • The Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Club Ripoff Prevention Squad warns that these schemers will usually try to trick travelers into giving them money under false pretenses. • Travelers should not give money to strangers and should remove themselves from situations where people seem less than honest.

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