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Bogus Requests

Hi Booking Partner

Lately we been receiving many bogus reservations for this particular & other properties we manage via

The most recent bogus reservation was on Saturday 28th September 2019 from client name *** / Lithuania / 2 persons / 5 nights etc. We have gotten many similar bogus bookings for property name Rodney Bay Splendour Upper bearing many Eastern bloc & Russian names ~ with no showing on the day of arrival.

As a result we will now instruct your relevant department as of now we no longer want to receive bookings without an enlisted credit or debit card along with a required valid place of residence on all our (Island Properties & Events) listings.  *As of now we basically no longer want to remain signed up to booking requests without clients credit/debit card details & place of residence*.

Can you please look into this extremely annoying situation to help guide us against such unwarranted reoccurring circumstances.

Thanking You Stanley Leonaire


Hi Stanley

welcome to the partner forum. will not respond to your post and only here to moderate the forum.

We too experienced bogus bookings which I suspect are used to attach to a visa application to show the traveller has accomodation sorted!

We too have now enforced mandatory contact details plus have a strict cancellation policy to get round the bogus bookings - this must deter some guests but at least we no longer get cancellations.




This is precisely the course of action I have myself taken by enforcing mandatory contact details plus i have put in place a strict cancellation policy to get round these unwarranted bogus bookings.