The questions and answers below will provide you with additional information on the card mill phenomenon. Over the past few months, these companies have been cleverly clothing themselves with the trappings of respectability to avoid further scrutiny by the travel industry and consumer protection agencies.
After you read these FAQs, please use the links on the left hand side of this page to see what the legal profession, the Attorney Generals of several states and industry leaders have had to say about card mills.
Use the links above to review information to evaluate whether a travel business opportunity you are considering is a legitimate company. Also, be sure to download this publication by the American Society of Travel Agents (ASTA) entitled “Travel Industry Card Mills: What Consumers and Consumer Protection Agencies Should Know About Travel Industry Card Mills”