Krystal Resort Offers Tips to Help Travelers Counter Scam Attempts this Spring

Scam Alert & Awareness Tips by Krystal Resorts
The Krystal Resort scam prevention team is offering tips to help travelers avoid scam attempts while vacationing.

Krystal Resort knows that falling victim to a scam while on vacation is no fun. It can be costly and time consuming. Unfortunately, most scammers are successful because the victims don’t realize they’re being ripped-off until much later.

The Krystal Resort scam prevention team knows how frustrating it is when someone falls victim to hurtful schemes. Krystal wants its guests to know what to look for so they can avoid falling prey to these attacks.

Identity theft

Most places offer wireless Internet either for free or a cost. Often times, this scam happens by hackers that access information through insecure networks. The Krystal Resort scam prevention team encourages everyone to only use secure, password protected Wi-Fi and never access financial accounts in public places.

Protect personal information such as passwords and PINs by changing them often, and always look around before entering them to ensure no one is watching. Do not carry personal documents unless necessary, and ensure they are locked safely when not needed.

Helpless victim

This scam is incredibly popular on roads. A car appears to be disabled on the side of the road, or someone says they don’t have gas money at a gas station or that they just got mugged and need money to get home.The Krystal Resortscam prevention team suggests never giving someone money outright. Instead, offer to call for help, give money to the gas attendant for their gas or another helpful


In coordination with this scam, the “helpless victim” may offer an item in exchange for cash. This is typically something that may appear to be of value. In the end it turns out to be broken, a knock-off or stolen.

Here, let me get that

Another popular team scam is the bait and switch routine. The Krystal Resort scam prevention team warns vacationers to be aware if someone accidentally spills something on them, bumps into them or even knocks them down. This is usually a diversion for pick pockets – the scammer may offer to clean up the spill, help the victim up or even lend a hand to steady them, all the while nabbing wallets and other personal items.

Krystal Resort encourages travelers to take measures to prevent becoming a scam victim while on vacation. For details on booking a world-class vacation with Krystal Resort, visit