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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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Zicasso and Taste and Slow Tour of Itlay
dowiatts 1
WP Article Regarding Common Scams
Maryam 5
Why would i use Europcar again when they scammed us for insurance $650
ainslieberyl 15
When asked for a pin with a credit card purchase
mikernben 19
What restaurant scams do French people worry about?
Philip 5
What is the meaning of Prague (Praha)?
kb1942 11
What Is A US Passport Card & Why You Might Want One!
WhateverLA 13
What is a scam?
jayhamps 30
What if?
lindanjim 71
What HomeAway/VRBO Doesn't Tell You About Not Refunding Your Money
Lindy 36
sbaker132 1
Watch the big notes and the pause in change exchange
donna 6
Was this petition a scam
bookman6094 13
Warning to Sorrento/Naples Visitors:
robertcartera... 42
Larry 31
Viator Data Compromise
christa 4
artiberius 23
Viagogo Ticket Scam (Oberammergau and other events)
Anna 2
Very slick conversion rate scam buying theater tickets in London
Ray T 14
Very High currency fees at some airports
Barnstormer 14
Venice Restaurant charges
David 15
Venice Picture Scam - women on stilts
Acacia 10
VELIB Is A Rip Off!
millerr1775 17
"VaultPro" bag was not slash-proof
Grace 4
Vacation Rental By Owner scam
MTS--1000 13
UK post card scam
Slate 13
Tricky Italian car rental company
onder.uretmen 7
Travel with passport or leave in hotel?
kacikohlhepp 41
Travel Documents
johnna 3
Travel Club Contest -- Scam or Legit?
tedderrick 7
Tourist Scams that migsht not be
MC-Glasgow 14
Tourist Scams in Ireland?
Joseph 14
The Security of a Daypack and Neck Wallet
Steve S 32
The "ring scam" and "petition girls" in Paris.
pat 34
The Monk Scam.
Francis 11
The dishonest official Paris taxi drivers
Pom Pom 30
The darker side of pickpockets.....
Ken 10
The Big Squeeze trick.
vandenplas 18
Taxi Scams Rome (Fiumicino) International Airport
m.wcrawford47 8
Taxi drivers from Termini- frustratring!!
Kristen 9
Taxi drivers
Okieandy 1
Taking U-Bahn in Berlin
tony.freeman.... 25
jayhamps 17
St Petersburg and Nevsky Prospekt bump and pickpocket
Tim 3
steal all your money from your credit cards- when you put your card into the machine
lonney finigan 14
Spilling the Mustard?
Donna 4
speeding tickets in Italy
novak000 16
"Speeding" ticket - a year later!
burknett 12
So You'd Like A Room On The First Floor......
Bill 19
Sound familiar
jayhamps 16