i am planning to rent a condo using vrbo for one week in the jersey shore. found a nice one on the website, contacted the owner and he asked that i send him a $500 security deposit check to book that weekend. just want to check that it's standard to do that. how do i know he's not just going to keep my money and leave me hanging? how do i know the condo is as nice as the pics? is it just a risk people take? what are some questions i need to ask to know the owner and place are legit and as good as he advertises it?Answer Question
Asked by Anonymous at 6:30 PM on May. 15, 2009 in Travel
If it is a list off of Craigslist then I would forget about it. Also sometimes those types of rental places you can check with there local BBB. It is also just a risk you take. If you send him a check just make sure it is traceable just in case he screws you over.
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