Generally speaking, if you find an identifiable hotel that you like on any accommodation search engine, you can go to the hotel web site to see where the best rates are to be found, and then make the reservations there. tlorence
Instead, follow the referrals you can get here on the forum. You can do as you like, of course, but I don't think it's wise to take a chance on fllorence Craigslist listing, since there just isn't anyway to tell the good guys from the others.
It doesn't matter that the contract looks to be completely legitimate if the other side has no intention of honouring it and is out of the reach of the law. It doesn't matter where the money is to be sent- usually a US address, an accomplice forwards the money to an offshore from which it cannot be reclaimed.
One red flag mentioned by folks who have been craigsliist on Craigslist is the demand for all the money up front, to be sent via Western Union that's a cash transfer with no recourse. I need to bring my laptop to Europe for a three week class, but because I'm traveling for three more weeks after the class is over staying in hostelsI'm considering selling the laptop in Florence to avoid carrying it with me around Europe or shipping it back to the states.
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The problem is that although the folks are listing a property in Italyor Francethey almost all are in Nairobi or one of the former Soviet Bloc countries, and well beyond the EC florenec system that provides some minimal protection, so all the attorney things are completely ineffectual. How about local pawn shops? Are there online resources available for this e.
So - you end up with no apartment, and no cash. Additionally, flprence a look at www. I don't know if that's possible with apartments, but you can keep it in mind.
Now before nine thousand messages denouncing me are posted, we all know that there are SOME legitimate listings on Craigslist, since there is absolutely no way to identify them, my advice is to go to one of xraigslist Italian agencies that is recommended by folks who have had a good experience when working with them. What's the best way to do this?
Report inappropriate content. Come see all iyaly fun stuff we have planned. Re: Vacation rentals on Craigslist 11 years ago Save Hi - I have three friends who separately were scammed by listings on Craigslist - one of whom is an attorney and did all the proper attorney things.