DO WATCH OUT…

The Jewish Chronicle - - Travel -

BOOK­ING a hol­i­day should be a source of plea­sure. But if we let our guard down we may be­come fod­der for trick­sters. Ac­cord­ing to guide book Around

the World in 80 Scams, the in­ci­dence of travel club scams is grow­ing. They lure trav­ellers with false prom­ises of free or cheap hol­i­days, us­ing scratch cards, tele­sales, and spam email. Or they ad­ver­tise in clas­si­fied sec­tions. They de­mand a mem­ber­ship in re­turn for in­for­ma­tion for amaz­ing hol­i­day deals that are “sub­ject to avail­abil­ity” and are never avail­able when you want to travel.

This and other scams are high­lighed in this use­ful book.

So pick up a copy (£11.99 from ama­zon.co.uk) and leave be­hind the wor­ries of be­ing scammed.

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