$10 Check From Budget Secretly Signs You Up For Costly Club

$10 Check From Budget Secretly Signs You Up For Costly Club

If you’ve rented from Budget and get a $10, check in the mail, don’t sign it, reports Upgrade Travel Better. The fine print says doing so gives “Trilegiant” permission to sign you up in a monthly “discount” club with a monthly fee. Worse, it allows them to use the credit card you rented the car with to start charging the fees. Pretty sleazy.

Tiny Checks, Big Scam

Tiny Checks, Big Scam

Banks are sharing their member lists — and account information — with unscrupulous third party marketers like the Trilegiant corporation.