1 Ambar Villa Between City and Freo FAKE BOOKINGS Does anyone have any advice on how to handle fake bookings? 8 fluff Don't accept reservations without full or partial payment at time of booking and have a system in place where you can take that money. Otherwise you will be plagued to death by false bookings and have your inventory blocked out for zero income. 7 Isle of Wight … We use Payments by Booking.com - guests need to pay at the time of booking, just as they would with AirBnB / TripAdvisor / HomeAway or any other system. We don't get fake bookings.