Planning a spring break escape? Consider these tips from your BETTER BUSINESS BUREAU.
If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is. Vacation packages presented for one low price generally involve hidden taxes or fees.
Get all vacation details in writing, including cancellation policies. When booking a package, call the individual providers to ensure they all truly participate in the deal.
Use a credit card to make your purchases, but don’t give the account number to an unsolicited travel promoter.
Be especially wary of travel “prizes”-- oftentimes a technique used to gain information about your finances.
And before you go anywhere, travel to the BBB’s website to check out the businesses.