Questions and Answers:Arranging a vacation or travel package can be a daunting task. The stress of selecting and planning a vacation can quickly overwhelm any potential traveler. Add travel scams and false promises to the mix and you have the recipe for a potential vacation disaster. InfoFAQ has provided a list of frequently asked questions, which can help take the stress out of planning, booking and enjoying your next vacation.
Frequently Asked Questions About Vacations Online
Q) Do some vacation sites have what is called a "Shop-Safe Guarantee?"A) Yes, these safeguard any personal information during and after the booking process.
Q) How do they keep the information from getting out?A) They do so by using encryption methods that act as a shield from people that otherwise would take advantage of credit card numbers, etc.
Q) What are important things to know before choosing a destination?A) What is the weather like at the time of year you have chosen to travel, and what is the travel rating of the airline, cruise ship, and hotels you may stay at.
Q) Do sites have travel specials?
A) Yes, there are sites that advertise specials. Always make sure that you understand all conditions of the site. For example, are you listed with a booked seat on an airline or do you have to wait stand by?
Consumer Safety and Information
Vacations - ww2.wisconsin.gov
Vacation Offers for Consumers.
Time and Time Again - www.ftc.gov
Buying and Selling Timeshares and Vacation Plans.
Rentals - www.mass.gov
Avoiding Vacation Rental Horrors.
Travel Insurance - insurance.oregon.gov
Travel Trip and Vacation Insurance Tips.
Free Trip - ago.mo.gov
Free vacation give away scams.
Visit our Credit Card Fraud section for useful information.