(NAPSA) - Record-low prices mean families can find great deals on vacations, but as costs plummet, it's important not to be taken for a ride by travel scams. One of the best ways to guard against scammers is to remain skeptical. Be wary of unsolicited e-mails, postcards and phone calls saying you've been selected to receive a free trip. And be especially wary of firms requiring you to wait at least 60 days to take your vacation.
Try these additional tips for steering clear of travel scams and for evaluating travel offers and so-called deals. They come from experts at the American Society of Travel Agents (ASTA).
Regardless of travel plans, using a professional ASTA travel agent could save you time and money. For more information, including a Find a Travel Agent Directory, visit www.TravelSense.org
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