International Students


Flight discounts

A travel "broker" promises to book the student's international flights for low costs. The broker requires the student to pay up front in order to secure the tickets. The student gives the broker the money but the broker never provides the promised tickets.

To avoid this scam:

Vacation rental cons

Scammers use fake rental listings through Airbnb and VRBO. The scammer pretending to be the owner will contact you outside of the app, offering you a discount if you wire the payment directly to them instead of booking online. Once you send the money, the owner and the listing disappear and there’s no way to get your money back.

To avoid this scam: