We have sad news people.

Travel scams…they’re all around!

From monks soliciting funds to a Nigerian prince offering a part of their inheritance to palming your card, it just never ends.

Usually, we’re more aware of these scams on our turf but in other countries, it could catch us by surprise.

And often, we don’t report it to the police because we’re either embarrassed or our egos are still hurting.

And that’s understandable!

But we’re here to help you avoid any embarrassment or heartache.

We have compiled a list of top 10 travel scams you need to know about.

Most of these scams involve the scammers trying to squeeze or get money out of you without causing any physical harm.

So, in the case of these crimes, only egos are getting hurt.

Nevertheless, it’s a shame if you fall for any of them.

Read further to educate yourself about these travel scams before taking your next trip.

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Chris Jay Sewell
Chris Jay Sewell

Pure The Experience specializes advising and planning luxury travel experiences for high-end travelers and their families. Ready for your first or next luxury experience in another country planned out the easy way? Apply to be our next 'Travel Experience' client.