Have you been victim to an online holiday scam and unsure what to do? First and foremost be sure to contact Action Fraud to notify them of all the details. This includes the whole process, from what you were told and what you did. Following this it’s certainly worth notifying other holiday makers and potential victims of the scam! Along with this be sure to report posts (e.g. Facebook & Instagram) and leave reviews. Besides the more people that are aware then the higher chance the scammer will be shut down quickly.
Before becoming victim of am online holiday scam, make sure that you also check the security of the website. To do this, simply identify if the website address bar shows a padlock symbol. If so, you’re good to go! If not, then be weary as this means the site is not secure. It should be noted that this doesn’t mean it is a scammer website but just means it’s at a higher risk to be hacked or breached by a scammer.
Above all else, so long as you are following these steps and don’t give out personal or banking information to unknown sites or persons then you are pretty safe. It’s always to wise to act quickly if you feel you have been victim to a scam and have been unable to verify a potential scammer. Finally, always do your homework first, it’s your responsibility for the information you give and who you trust. That’s why reviews are a good place to start.
That’s why we, 2cHolidays, are proud of our reviews from thousands of happy guests and we offer our book with confidence guarantee. Still not sure about us? Check out our website where you will be able to view what makes us one of the best UK holiday websites. Plus see that padlock in the top left corner on the address bar? Safety is key for us too you know! Remember, be wise and stay safe!