GeoHoliday Club Scam Prevention Team knows for those first visiting a hotel, its standard procedure to supply a credit card to check in for a room. Doing this allows any charges to be billed to that card. In the event there are no charges, the hotel will not need to use the credit card.
Although this is required when checking into most hotels, there is still the chance for scam artists to obtain credit card information for personal gain. The most frequent method is to contact a hotel late in the evening and claim to be from the front desk or accounting department calling in regards to an issue in the system when processes the guests credit card. Verifying the credit card number will be requested in order to run the card again.
Although this might seem like a genuine issue, it is certainl...Read More