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Won a trip from Grand Bahama Tourism? SCAM?!

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Won a trip from Grand Bahama Tourism? SCAM?!

I won a 4 day 3 night and 1 night hotel and cruise from Grand Bahama Tourism to Grand Bahama Island. I entered the contest in Johns Pass Florida in March and just got a call saying I have 3 days to claim it and 18 months to take the vacation. Is this a scam?

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1. Re: Won a trip from Grand Bahama Tourism? SCAM?!

Almost certainly. Usually connected with timeshare or vacation club shares. The "free" vacation deals almost always stick with a lot of fees and surcharges so you end up spending the same thing you would have to actually book the vacation on your own. And they often suck you in by having you pay a small fee and then adding more fees later.

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Everyone please stop relying to these topics.

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7. Re: Won a trip from Grand Bahama Tourism? SCAM?!

We also were called and told that the Manager was alerted about us winning the get away. I have been looking at a lot of reviews, after us already paying for the fee of 39.95 and 2 payments of 69.95. I was certain that we had also been scammed, but they refunded everything to us without question. The reason was fear of the unknown out of the country. They appear to be fair and we did ask all the questions that we had for them.

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8. Re: Won a trip from Grand Bahama Tourism? SCAM?!

Reading the last comment on this thread, it doesn't sound like a scam if they were willing to refund your money. This thread seems to be full of speculation by people who've not actually gone on the trip. Would be nice if we got word from someone who's actually traveled.

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9. Re: Won a trip from Grand Bahama Tourism? SCAM?!

I also won. I’m scared to do it. I guess I’ll have to either bite a. Bullet or miss a really good chance.

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10. Re: Won a trip from Grand Bahama Tourism? SCAM?!

I just got the call that I also won.

I am nervous to do something stupid and get ripped off.

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