News articles with tag Scams

8 Travel Scams Happening Right Now in Europe and How to Avoid Them

When we go abroad, for most destinations it is easy for locals to recognise we are visitors. Our skin colour, dress, language, cultural differences and even the way we move can make us stand out. Petty criminals have an array of different scams they use to target travellers who may be unaware of the local tricks. The Insurance Company AIG looks at some different scams in Europe – as a general rule if something sounds too good to be true it probably is! – be polite, ignore/ say no and walk away. 

8 Travel Scams Happening Right Now in Europe and How to Avoid Them

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 24 Jan 2016  

Different travel scams around the world

When we go abroad, for most destinations it is easy for locals to recognise we are “not from around here”. Our skin colour, dress, language, cultural differences and even the way we move can make us stand out. Petty criminals have an array of different scams they use to target travellers who may be unaware of the local tricks. The following article looks at some different scams around the globe – as a general rule if something sounds too good to be true it probably is!

40 Travel Scams You Need To Look Out For

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 13 Jul 2014