Did you know about these major travel scams?
Traveling is both exciting and risky. When you’re going to new places, there are lots of opportunities to discover and explore new things. It’s like a whole new world is awaiting you. But there’s also some risk lurking around that you may not be aware of.
Since you’ve never been in a place before, most of the things are new to you, so you may not be able to determine what’s normal and what’s not. Unfortunately, there are people who take advantage of that. These scammers prey on unaware tourists, hoping to make a quick buck by deceiving someone willing to trust them.
We’ve rounded up some of the major travel scams around the world, so make sure you read this, especially if you travel often. Some of these scams are universal, while others are almost unique and occur in certain places.
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