Many scammers use cheap social media adverts to catch out hopeful British holidaymakers.
A bargain holiday might be tempting but if it seems far too good to be true, unfortunately it probably is.
Some properties may not exist or adverts could be used to steal people’s personal data.
Worried tourists could book using a travel agent or with a package holiday company for added security.
Companies registered with ATOL or ABTA should meet certain guidelines for consumer security.