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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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Some poetic justice for thieves.....
Ken 0
Message for chemoso72
horsewoofie 0
Pickpocket Paranoia
joefackler 1
Prague Scams on the Charles Bridge
travl3r84 1
Caution about ReservationCounter.com
Sherry 1
Rovinj Istria Croatia- Harbour Market Fruit - Thief
suzanne.thras... 1
Best Train from Naples to Roma
dkgitte 1
Zicasso and Taste and Slow Tour of Itlay
dowiatts 1
Webjet
sbaker132 1
Taxi drivers
Okieandy 1
Ripped off by official bus company ticket seller at Uzunçayir bus station, Istanbul
Philip 2
extreme low water pressure at hotel delle rose at paestum
sunjing 2
Roosport running wallet
Nicole 2
Pickpocket Poetry, Parisian
avirosemail 1
Apartment rental scam
Karen 2
Viagogo Ticket Scam (Oberammergau and other events)
Anna 2
Hertz - rentalscar.com scam
julio.villafu... 2
Car rental through OE Interactive Ltd
fivekaff 3
St Petersburg and Nevsky Prospekt bump and pickpocket
Tim 3
Paris Metro ticket purchase help
Phil 2
Careful while buying train tickets in Rom
Keith 3
NiteIze S-Biner Microlocks
Ronald W 3
Beware of rental car scams in Sicily
T. 3
Scam on train departing Rome
ediebabbe 4
'Helpful' Gentleman in Konstanz
Herb 3
Last Supper Scam
Bob 4
Nice: pickpockets on escalators
Bets 4
Luggage 'stolen' at Gare de Lyon, Paris
mherr2 4
Spilling the Mustard?
Donna 4
Cab scam in Barcelona
colorado924 4
Viator Data Compromise
christa 4
do NOT rent any property from Emma Villa is Tuscany
chick001 4
Locauto After Sales Service Poor Add. Multe
thomasalanclarke 4
Credit Card Protection
yosemite1 4
Gold Crown Resorts
lindajuly3 3
"VaultPro" bag was not slash-proof
Grace 4
Front of the Line Tour tickets
tcbhouse 4
Little Old Falling Down in Paris
Frank 5
Travel Documents
johnna 3
Car rental 'damage' scam
bren5 5
food fake in italy
virginia.garr... 4
New measures for crime prevention at termini
Nicole P 5
Istanbul Scams
Peter 5
What restaurant scams do French people worry about?
Philip 5
how to call the police
rookfamily33 5
AirBNB in Paris: Changing of hosts and reviews; my red flags went up everywhere!
klo162 5
Beware of buying the MUVE ticket for the 4 museums on St Mark's Square
bandj53 5
Is Book-si.com a legit booking agent?
mikeywaz 5
Blatant misrepresentation of total rental costs, Tromso, Norway
immacdonell 5
Rome tour guides
hlbrechin 5