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How to Avoid Vacation Rental Scams

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With July 4th right around the corner, plenty of us are still running around trying to book a last-minute vacation rental. If that’s you, here’s what you need to know: Scammers are ready with fake vacation rental ads. Rental scammers try to get your rental booking and take your money. But when you show up for the vacation, you have no place to stay and your money is gone! Here are some of the ways they pull off the scam:

Some scammers start with real rental listings.