Price : Free Centurion Pretoria Free Online Classifieds
16-08-18 219 Hits

The holiday season is upon us and Holiday accommodation scams appear to be increasing as the festive season approaches. Many of us are looking to take a well deserved break this festive season. The Pretoria Online team would like to warn our visitors to be extra careful when booking your holiday. Scammers are ripping off decent citizens for their ill gotten gain.

"Consumers are urged to exercise caution when booking holiday accommodation especially if it is done via the Internet and email," the Consumer Protector said in a statement.

Some scammers request you to deposit the funds at an ATM (cardless transaction) and to send them the reference. Before booking it is in your best interest to obtain as much information about your holiday accommodation before parting with your hard earned cash.

Photos can be very deceiving, pictures of an existing house but its not for rent, the pictures and the location advertised do not match or pictures taken years ago when it was in its hay day (if possible always try and inspect the accommodation beforehand).

There are many horror stories but many are untold. If you have been a victim it must be reported immediately. Before parting with your cas do a thorough search, find reviews online, check facebook.

A holiday accommodation for rent ad with only a cellphone number and or an email address are very suspect. The scammers usually use the free online email services like google mail and yahoo mail. A mail can be sent from anywhere  on our planet, a cellphone call too.

If you have been a victim of a timeshare / holiday accommodation scam please contact us in the form below. Provide us with a full account of what happened. Remember to include the phone numbers, e-mail addresses and e-mail documentation that you might have received. We will publish this info on our website for others to see.

Lets foil their plans before they catch someone.

>http://pta-online.co.za

  Send Message

Related ads

IT Support Centurion

To compete in the present day’s world your company needs to have important information at your fingertips to make important decisions. So, you must use IT Support Centurion so that you can be on top of everything that is vital in the day to day running of… Centurion

Mathematics Simplified Study Guides

Maths Plus is selling study Guide Booklets with concepts and exam type examples and exercises. These A5 mathematics study guides will help one grasp key concepts, especially challenging concepts that come up in exams. Study guides are available for the… Centurion

ELE Training for Wage Earners (Ethics, Life Skills & Emotional Intelligence)

We help companies to create a positive culture.  By training minimum wage earners on ethics, life skills & emotional intelligence.  Thereby improving productivity.  80% of career success comes from emotional intelligence. Our program helps to develop… Centurion

Pure, versatile Manketti oil

Organic Manketti oil cold pressed in Zambia and delivered straight to your door. This oil has many uses, from cooking to skincare the options are endless. Compared to other oils Manketti oil is really the healthy choice for you and your family. Manketti… Centurion

Contact Fibre Boyz for Internet Services Centurion

Internet Costs too high? Need a reliable alternative? Contact Fibre Boyz! Check out these amazing deals we offer all on Prepaid Data deals using Fixed LTE-A! Check out our great packages: RAIN 25GB @ R302 55GB @ R554 85GB @ R806 120GB @ R1008 220GB… Centurion

Report this ad

Need Advertisers