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Trip Report Avoid G.R.A.B. Travel and Tours PH

Avoid G.R.A.B. Travel and Tours PH - Owners Gina Rafael & Shiela De Luna
Posted by Grabtravelph


There are travel and tour opportunities offered on the Internet that are legitimate and above board but many are also scams out to fleece unsuspecting customers. Among the tell-tale signs that a travel website is a possible scammer is when it boasts an all-encompassing menu of travel-related services that spreads itself too thin. It promises to do everything for customers, from documentations, ticketing and booking to providing all your needs in your country of destination.


G.R.A.B. Travel PH is a scam such as Grab Travel and Tours Corp. which also brands itself as Grab Travel PH, owner's Gina Rafael & Shiela De Luna. The latter name serves to mark itself as a travel company based in the Philippines. It is a scammer because it offers to do everything for customers. Grab Travel PH promises not only offers to book flights, hotels and transport services for you; it also claims to provide visa assistance, get birth certificates from the National Statistics Office and handle passport documentation or immigration cases for customers.


Grab Travel PH does not follow the terms and conditions agreed in the contract. They are scammers and are only after their customers’ money. They are kind at first but when they have your full payment they don't reply anymore and they change the initial travel plans to their advantage.


Another possible giveaway is the lack of professionalism in the web content that is supposed to promote Grab Travel PH services but grates for its atrocious grammar and syntax. It reads in part: “Grab Travel and Tour Corporation born on an uncertain decision---management wasn’t prepared for that breakthrough due to close reasons… the management has the green thumb in doing all tailored-fit tour packages…”


This is exactly what online identity theft experts warn about. A travel and tour site is a scammer if it changes travel dates on consumers and not telling them beforehand. So, for example, a consumer would book a travel package with the company with a flight on a Monday; the flight would change times or dates (either because of the airline or because the company wanted to put the customer on a different — read: cheaper — flight) and the company would neglect to tell the consumer.


So to protect yourself against scammers like Grab Travel and Tours, it’s important to verify all hotels, flights, etc. that you booked through a third-party site with the hotel, airline, etc. itself. Call to make sure that the reservations are correct and ask the company to notify you of any changes. You can also vet Grab Travel PH online. Adam Levin of the US management company Theft-911 has warned: “If the deal seems too good to be true, it probably is---unless you have vetted the company.”

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