The message below was received from Neighbourhood Alert :
Following a year of travel bans, quarantine, uncertainty and missed holidays, many of us are desperate to get away for a break, whether it’s a holiday in the sun or a weekend by the sea in the UK.
But cybercriminals are busy thinking about holidays and travel too … not taking them but exploiting your desperation for a break, with fake websites, advertisements, emails, social media posts, texts and phone calls for holidays, ﬂights, accommodation or pilgrimages that don’t exist.
Avoid disappointment and ﬁnancial losses when booking a trip: start by reading our expert tips on searching and booking holidays and travel safely and securely. Our latest leaflet is attached but if you’d like to read more then visit www.getsafeonline.org
the Get Safe Online team
Also see the May21_Holiday_Booking_Leaflet.pdf – 1,650.3 KB