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The Los Angeles County District Attorney warns about the scams. The travel companies offer discounts in cruises, airfare, resorts and package deals. While some info is correct about basic prices, the entire out-of-pocket charges are rarely listed.

For example, a Las Vegas hotel room is offered at $99.99 a night, but the actual price you’ll pay is $150 or more. When city taxes, resort fees and other piled-on costs are added, the price often is close to double the advertised rate. Before booking travel vacations, consider doing it with a reliable travel agency and/or research all offer details with the Better Business Bureau or other customer-protection agencies.

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