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This New Travel Scam is Costing People Hundreds of Dollars

August 12, 2021

From the Johnny Jet website

I am a savvy traveler who, I’d like to think, wouldn’t fall for any scams but sadly, that’s not always the case. I’ve fallen for multiple scams, mostly years ago when I’d just started traveling the world. The worst was when I fell for a bar scam in Budapest and because of that experience, I didn’t fall for a similar tea scam in China. So I’ve learned from my mistakes and now I learn from the mistakes of others.

Unfortunately, these days, it’s difficult to keep up with all of the cons out there, so I just try to learn about them (and more importantly, remember them) whenever I compile the travel news for the day. Believe it or not, it takes me a couple of hours just to sift through the day’s news.

Today, I learned about a new travel scam thanks to an Orlando Sentinel article entitled: Renting a car? Beware of scammers with too-good-to-be-true prices

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