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Tourist Scams

Know the game

Tourists are targeted by scam and rip-off artists everywhere in Europe. If you know the games (spilling the mustard, bus 64 in Rome, and so on), you're less likely to be a victim. By sharing the latest scams (and learning from each others' mistakes) we'll all travel more safely.

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NiteIze S-Biner Microlocks
Ronald W 3
Paris taxi/uber rip off
Carolyn 17
Gold Crown Resorts
lindajuly3 3
A new type of European scam against Europeans.....
Ken 7
Italy ZTL scams?
lcb23 29
Advice for Safely Traveling with 2 Little Kids
carrie4g 8
Security checks and money belts
bnuckols 7
Clear bags to deter thieves?
ArielK 21
Money belt safety and TSA
Kathi H. 35
Naples, Italy Taxi Scam
sbland3829 7
Fake Oil Painting Shop in Burano Italy
Heidi 9
Sigh....debit card hacked
jillmc 27
Mexico police robbery and trip interruption
BostonGuy 8
Don't let your guard down!
Chuck 7
Venice Picture Scam - women on stilts
Acacia 10
Lisbon Taxi Drivers
evergreenlbh 6
Athens Metro Pickpockets
Bruce 16
sbaker132 1
Doesn't matter how 'theft proof your bag is' if...
aquamarinesteph 11
Hidden pocket travel scarves
Zen 16
Don't book your flight with these guys!
Lola 11
Is this the best scam topic.
jayhamps 27
ksbeck321 13
Hotel security for valubles including iPad
Palmland Mike 23
Receipts & Debit Overcharges - Just a Note
ampshetler 15
Pick Pocket Proof Clothing
edrosenberg1 14
Beware of buying the MUVE ticket for the 4 museums on St Mark's Square
bandj53 5
Rick Steves was Pickpocketed
Pilgrim 58
UK post card scam
Slate 12
How honest are you, really?
Chris F 30
What is a scam?
jayhamps 27
The Big Squeeze trick.
vandenplas 16
Beware of DCC at Reisebank
Lee 10
Scammed! Update: Travel agent was arrested yesterday (12/11/17)!
Horsewoofie 116
A cautionary tale about using an ATM machine - you may have less recourse than you think!
pelter 24
Sound familiar
jayhamps 16
Airline ticket brokers - like Cheapoair - are rip offs
Paul-of-the-F... 20
Barcelona - Bird Shit Scam
rowlandinho77 8
40 Tourist Scams to Avoid During Your Travels
Going234 6
Pick Pocket Proof pants
Barnstormer 21
Athens Scams/Safety Concerns?
Dave 6
Safety of Multiple Passports
gneissgrl 28
Barcelona - Bank Scam
rowlandinho77 11
Barcelona- scam after scam
melisa.branovsky 25
Larry 31
Message for chemoso72
Horsewoofie 0
Apartment rental scam
Karen 2
Book places to stay via email
kvanhoom 11
Money Belt:
davecrow 6
The Security of a Daypack and Neck Wallet
Steve S 30