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How To Make Sure Your Travel Vouchers Are Legit!

While many discount travel voucher programs are legitimate, you need to be aware of what to look for to avoid travel voucher scams.

Most of these scams are done over the phone. They call you and tell you that you’re eligible to receive a free vacation, asking for personal information. These are not legitimate discount travel vouchers! They are scams to get your banking or credit card information and steal your identity.

Some travel voucher scams also offer “free” travel, if only you pay their special “administrative fees”. These are typically also scams, you’ll often find the hotel you are “booked” at has no clue about your impending vacation, even when you actually arrive at the hotel.

You can avoid these travel voucher scams by looking for a few tell tale signs. Legitimate travel vouchers will typically only offer discount travel at a variety of companies, not free travel. The only fees you should ever pay are the discounted fees for your discounted vacation, and for the vouchers themselves. You should NOT have to pay ongoing monthly fees, since the vouchers are delivered only once.

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