Better Business Bureau offers tips for vacation planning

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KSOO) – If you’re planning a warm weather getaway, Jessie Schmidt from the Better Business Bureau regional office in Sioux Falls says it’s important to book your flight with a reputable agency.

Schmidt says it’s important to keep your place looking lived in while you’re away and not share with a large group of people that you’re on vacation.

Staying safe while on your getaway means being aware of your surroundings, and not being alone.

More travel tips and review of travel related businesses are available through the non-profit organization at