Not the kind of news you want to hear when you're packing for your trip:

As many as 3,600 hotel reservations booked through 1800Hotels.com were canceled amid a dispute the website is having over debt it owes to other companies, according to a report in The Miami Herald.

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A temporary restraining order has since been issued to prevent more cancellations, but travelers who booked and prepaid for lodging through 1800hotels.com are advised to call their hotel directly to confirm the status of their reservation, as well as their banks or credit card companies to dispute charges, if necessary.