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Bank transfer for villa payment?

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Bank transfer for villa payment?

I requested rate information for a villa through vrbo. In a response email I was told that payment is only accepted through bank transfer. Is this this safe? What else can I do to protect myself if they don't accept credit cards?

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21. Re: Bank transfer for villa payment?

Guests and owners alike should be aware that VRBO/H.A. "Book Online" feature will not transfer funds to the owners account until 2-3 days AFTER check-in.

Guests especially should understand that this may be more than an owner is willing to put up with and is likely the reason so few owners sign up for the service.

The other option or badge called "Home Away Payments" feature offers similar protection for renters but is not nearly as draconian as the "Book Online" feature.

22. Re: Bank transfer for villa payment?

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