The most popular tourist scams

Traveling for pleasure is how the word tourism has been first defined in the 1930s. Traveling in order to discover new cultures and horizons is nowadays a very popular and relaxing activity that some people even decide to go on a world tour. Because we want you to spend a great time we have made a small selection for you of the most common tourist scams.

Vietnam, Thailand, India, Chile, and Vietnam.

These countries known for the beauty of their landscape and their cultural diversity is a real nest of scam tourists. Public transportation is a real trap for those of us who are not informed. They have a very simple trick where the cab driver makes the trip last as long as possible in order to make you pay more for your trip. Another trick, a little more elaborate this time, is to make you believe that the sites and monuments you want to visit are all closed for some reason. Then He will offer you his help by driving you to stores or travel agencies with whom everything has already been planned, and they will pay him a commission in return.

Argentina, Hong Kong, Nepal, Costa Rica, and Peru

A simple walk in the street can be dangerous if you don't know where you put your feet. A man who claims to be a saint can bless you without your permission and then insists that you pay him. You try to be a good to a woman by buying her milk for her children, and she is actually in cahoots with the store to whom she returns the milk and shares the money. By being careless, your happiness can quickly turn into nightmares due to the many scams that await you during your trip. You are in a country that is not your own, so it is important that you get the right information before making any trip.