Reply to post: Re: just go to your bank and send a wire transfer to our account below

Crumbs! Holiday phish based on genuine hotel booking surfaces

Denzel

Re: just go to your bank and send a wire transfer to our account below

Not really - they were booking through Booking.com, essentially a travel agent.

If I book a holiday with car hire, flights, hotel etc through a travel agent I pay a single lump sum to the agent (into their bank account), and they divvy it up between the individual supplying companies (the hotel, the car rental agency, the airline, the tax man etc).

Just because the hotel is in Spain in this instance, doesn't mean the intermediary agent has to have a bank account in that country.

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