Eurorest is a scam

A visitor asks if Eurorest is a hoax? Well, if not a hoax, then it's definitely a scam. The premise of Eurorest is that if you agree to send a message promoting their business to seven of your friends (i.e. if you agree to turn yourself into a spammer acting on their behalf), then they'll send you a 'cheque' that you can use to get 14 free days of stay at participating European hotels. But here's where it gets fishy. Sending off the emails doesn't automatically get you a 'cheque.' It only enrolls you in a lottery with the possibility that you'll receive one of these cheques. Who wants to bet that the cheque would never arrive? Plus, when you investigate these cheques more closely, you discover that the stay at the hotels isn't even free. It's only discounted at some of the hotels, while others charge an 'obligatory catering rate.'


Posted on Sat Jul 12, 2003


Definetly looks like a scam. However, the terms looks to have been changed lately. Now they claim to award a "cheque" to all participants, there is not a lottery anymore.

But there is a catch: you have to pay now a small "processing fee" of
Posted by Sebastian Paul Avarvarei  on  Wed Jun 09, 2004  at  12:57 PM
Thank you very much for this info. Eventhough the pages it self look very funny 😊, (mostly the "SunAward2004 winner" by "ESFT"!), I believe a lot of people will believe it.

P.S. congratulation for the Museum of Hoax, very good
Posted by Mark  on  Sat Jul 30, 2005  at  12:19 PM
salve, mi
Posted by emanuela borino  on  Wed Nov 30, 2005  at  02:03 PM
I got the cheque and I would like to spend it but the problem is start here : If I'am going with my girl friend to have this holiday and I pay for the catering wich you have to pay anyway is avarage
Posted by ati B  on  Fri Mar 02, 2007  at  03:58 PM
Look, i don't agree with that, at least my ''cheque'' exists because i received it last, i also informed myself about wonder this was or not true and guys, maybe you are right when you say that these cheques are not sent to everyone. i just made what they said, just sent messages, and yes i received 1 cheque...yes, the thing is that you go to an hotel and you do not pay anything for the nighjts but the hotel has established that we have to eat there...ok, you could think like this: so, i won a cheque that gives me the opportunity to go to some hotels and know places i don't know, right? of course, imagine , we are winning something without doing anything!!!so, do you think that it is too much to ask the client to eat in the hotel??? i
Posted by AP  on  Tue Apr 15, 2008  at  09:45 AM
These cheques are worthless. If you want to stay at these hotels (with meals) you can get it cheaper booking on the net, than paying only for the "meals". The scam is, that the "meal" amounts change immediately after you pay registration fee for the cheque, almost to their double. Before payment you may think, its a good business for you, after payment you realize the truth about these cheques. Even if you get the cheque, you can throw it away, as it is more expensive to use them, than paying normal fee to the hotel you choose.
Posted by Szasza  on  Wed Jan 27, 2010  at  09:11 AM
Eurorest isnt a scam, its real, ive been to Croatia last year, and spended allot less on it then without the cheque. Yess i paid for breakfast and dinner (18.-) and 30.- for the cheque. But i did got it, and again got another just now!'
So at least for me its real, its great!!' Thankz Eurorest!
Posted by  on  Mon Nov 15, 2010  at  08:28 AM
thank you for this post. I was wondering about Eurorest also. Normaly I'm critical of scams but here i was in doubt because I did an enquete about solo traveling a while ago and thought Eurorest was promoting that or something. The meals make it expensive indeed. Regardless if you receive a cheque or not...not interested anymore..
Posted by lala  on  Sat Jul 23, 2011  at  03:35 AM
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