MEMPHIS, TN--(Marketwired - Jul 31, 2013) - Destination Vacations 365 (DV365) is issuing a warning to consumers about scams that have been plaguing the travel industry within the last few years. As Americans plan travel they routinely search for the best deals on vacations that will not break the family bank.
There are several warning signs within the travel industry that consumers are advised to watch out for. Travel shoppers should investigate any company they are considering doing business with. Research the company and make sure they are licensed to sell travel. If licensing on the company cannot be located, contact the Better Business Bureau (BBB) to determine whether or not the company has ever been listed with the BBB.
"Taking a trip with the family is what many Americans look forward to all year long. Check out any company whose deal sounds 'too good to be true.' If the deal sounds too good to be true, it probably is. Nothing is free in this day and age," says Robert Jackson, Destination Vacations 365 Consumer Protection Specialist.
Travel companies, like Destination Vacations 365, operate by selling travel club memberships that are fulfilled by third-party companies. This is an increasingly popular method for consumers to save thousands on travel. These companies hold informational meetings, by invitation only, to pre-selected guests so that travel consumers can meet with a team of industry experts.
The use of credit cards to earn travel discounts with accrued points in an increasingly recognized method for companies to earn repeat travel business. Airlines offer their members great deals to cash in points for air travel. Frequent fliers may be able to fly for just the cost of the processing fee, which in many cases is less than $20. round trip, per ticket.
Destination Vacations 365 and its family of travel partners are pleased to provide travel assistance and guidance for those who wish to enjoy vacations for less money and without the fear of being scammed. There is nothing worse than the feeling of dismay that comes from knowing you have just been taken advantage of by a scam, carefully choreographed by schemers. For more information on Destination Vacations 365, please visit them on the web at www.destinationvacations365.com.