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Is this normal booking of accomodations???

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Is this normal booking of accomodations???

I am trying to book a cabin at Don Jon's and instead of me giving my credit card information to book the reservation they are asking for my passport and country?

Is that the way things are done? Not sure how comfortable I am about giving out my passport number to someone, should I be concerned or is this the way of business.



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1. Re: Is this normal booking of accomodations???

Yes, pretty common. Although more common to ask for passport AND cc details. Don Jons has many excellent reviews, which is a good sign!

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2. Re: Is this normal booking of accomodations???

Some lodges do ask you for your passport info (nationality) and some ask you for your passport number. But if you are uncomfortable giving out your passport number just tell them you do not want to disclose it. I did that in a few places that requested it and none of them complained.

Most places only ask you to complete their credit card authorization form and send it back. That form has a spot for number of guests, names and citizenship info.

Again, you are not obligated to give out your passport number. Just your name as it appears in the passport and your nationality is all they need.


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3. Re: Is this normal booking of accomodations???

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