Pick the right summer camp for your child

A stay at summer camp could be one of your child’s favorite memories–if you pick the right one. Each year more than 11 million children and adults attend camp in the United States, according to the American Camp Association (ACA). That includes more than 12,000 day and resident camps nationwide. Your BBB recommends that you research…

Choose the right summer camp for your kids

Summer is just around the corner and now is the time to start planning your summertime activities. Each year more than 11 million children and adults attend camp in the United States. The American Camp Association (ACA) states that there are more than 12,000 day and resident camps nationwide. It’s great to have options, but…

BBB warns: Don’t get burned by a vacation rental scam!

It’s nice to have a little variety when you go on vacation. Sure there are plenty of nice hotels and motels, but renting another person’s home, condo or apartment can be a fun alternative. Unfortunately, it’s also an opportunity for scammers to rip you off. Vacation scammers can get you in a number of ways. They might…

Don’t get stranded on spring break–book your vacation wisely

BBB offers tips for selecting a trustworthy travel agency A travel agency can make the process of booking your spring vacation quick and painless, but choosing the wrong agency can turn your dream vacation into a nightmare. Your Better Business Bureau is advising consumers to do their research before booking their next vacation. Follow this advice…

Don’t let your summer travel burn through your wallet

Many consumers are finalizing vacation plans and that also means whether to opt in or  out of travel insurance. There are always circumstances that could cause you to cancel your trip, return home early or force you to seek emergency medical treatment while vacationing. Travel insurance may provide the extra protection you need. Better Business…

Who’s watching your pet while you’re on vacation?

Many of us find ourselves traveling to visit family and friends during the holiday season, but are troubled to find that we have to leave a loved one behind…the family pet. Your local Better Business Bureau has some tips to ensure that when you have to board your pet it has a safe and enjoyable…

Tips to Keep in Mind For Your Last Trip of the Summer

As of recently, BBB has seen a spike of both consumer inquiries on and complaints against a handful of travel companies. Whether due to consumers planning their last trip of the summer, or preparing for a winter holiday trip, finding the right travel company to work with can be a daunting task, and one that…

Don’t Get Scammed On Your Vacation

BBB is alerting consumers of a scam that is plaguing local hotels and their guests, and while there haven’t been any local reports, we wanted to shed light on the situation. Scammers are obtaining credit card information from hotel guests over the phone. The calls are typically made in the middle of the night. The…