I did this a few months ago.
For Korean Airlines (free transit hotel):
You need to wait until you arrive in Incheon to request the overnight hotel. Usually it is granted within a few minutes of getting to the assistant desk.
You can't book it before arriving as it's on a first-come-first-serve basis. If you arrive they will most likely put you in a hotel ...
It is difficult for us to tell you if you are being scammed or not since you are the one with all the information. So the burden is onto you.
I would ask for some sort of proof that the deposit is required and that it guarantees your booking. Off the top of my head such proof could be:
a signed booking contract
a proof of payment
I would also ...
Short answer: it depends.
Long answer: it depends...
While advance fee fraud is common on sites such as Airbnb1 2, if you're not being specifically asked to go outside of a site's in-built payment structure, banks transfer is also a very common way of paying for deposits on things like holiday home rentals in much of Europe.
There are some sites and ...
Is this something common? Or should I skip and look somewhere else?
Bank transfer is the normal way of transferring money in the Netherlands. If there are any red flags in this situation, that is not among them.
The route from Cancun to Istanbul is a new route for Turkish Airlines (I was recently on a Turkish flight where the crew was talking about it excitedly, as a nice new place for them to go) and service is set to start in August.
New international airline routes typically require the approval of the relevant governments, and can be the subject of trade ...
You can walk out of the airport and take a taxi from the rank, expect €40 to €60 depending on how busy the roads are.
Pre-booked taxis advertise from €20 for a car, but more often I see a price of €15 to €20 per person. So it is worth checking out the different websites if you go this route. (No links, as I have not used any of the companies, and can not ...
Delta indeed may notice this and cancel one or more of your bookings. From their policies (in a page intended for travel agents):
All duplicate bookings generated by a single GDS subscriber are
Multiple itineraries for any number of passengers with the same passenger name, whether identical itineraries or not
You are probably best off finding low fares online (google flights, ita matrix, skyscanner, hipmunk, etc.), then confirm the price (for 1 passenger) on the airlines website, and then contact the airline directly to buy in bulk mentioning the specific fares that you have found and want.
I would do this rather sooner than later. December is a busy travel ...