How to protect yourself from online scams

Toronto, Canada – As Canada’s travel advisory is updated, the Canadian Association of Travel Agents (CAAT) has issued a travel advisory that warns travellers to be wary of scams.

The CAAT advisory is meant to help travellers and visitors to Canada, which have experienced an increase in online scams targeting tourists and their belongings.CAAT CEO Scott Martin says there are a number of scams online that can affect you, and says that the real threats aren’t the scams themselves.CAATS advisory is not meant to be a guide to avoiding scams.

We just want to make sure that if you’re in Canada, that you’re being very careful about what you do online, and you’re getting advice from a reputable company, that we have a very good system in place that we’re working to develop.