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NYC tourists duped by illegal vans touted on Airbnb as cheap places to ‘glamp’
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They were a flash in the "van."
Cops this week seized seven illegally documented vans that have been used for at least two years as cut-rate Airbnb rentals, authorities said.
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In a series of since removed posts on the app, the vans were touted as a very down to Earth way for tourists to experience the mean streets of the Big Apple — by practically sleeping on them for under $100 a night.
"Glamp in a spacious camper Van in NYC!" gushed one ad boasting of a "private room" said to accommodate up to three people.