The All-Stars Of Travel Scams
Here is a basic truth: traveling and scams go hand in hand
Aahh, traveling. The independent thinker’s favorite past-time. As easy and affordable as it has become traveling can the source of some of your greatest memories ever. However, there is a flipside to the coin. Traveling comes with drawbacks that are just too well-known to the experienced traveler.
What I am talking about here are some of the locals you will come across abroad. While many of them will be easy going like anywhere else in the world there will always be some rotten apples in the bunch. Some people refuse to see you as the happy chap that you are and actually see you as some low-hanging fruit that is ripe for the picking. Preying on your unfamiliarity with the local language and customs they never grow old of trying to part you from some your hard-earned cash. How do they do it? Through deception, trickery and deceiving. In one word: by setting you up and scamming you. I hate to break it to you, but if there’s two things that stick together like glue then it is traveling and scams.
Therefore, it is more than time we have a closer look at what might be creeping round the corner. Introducing 3 travel scams that are timeless and so omnipresent anywhere in the world will help defuse some bombs that otherwise will go off right in front of you. Let’s get right into it.