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Arm Yourself to Avoid These 4 Coronavirus Travel Scams

Don’t get caught in one of these travel scams

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Sadly, when consumers are most vulnerable scammers strike. As we continue to navigate these unprecedented times, we see an uptick in fraudulent crimes. 

According to The Federal Trade Commission, more than 18,000 Americans have lost $13.4 million to Coronavirus-related scams. 

Forbes reported on four travel scams targeting weary travelers. They run the gamut, from scammers posing as airline agents to timeshare fraud. 

Discover what to look for, how to protect yourself and what to do if you find yourself an unfortunate victim of an opportunity crime. 

4 Travel Scams To Watch Out For Now

Forbes, May 6, 2020

Once you've armed yourself, come back to read Yes, My Timeshare is Worth It to hear how our Owners are traveling confidently with Hilton Grand Vacations. 

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