Lonely Planet's Top Travel Scams


You may think that having taken out travel insurance you are not likely to run into unwelcome bills on holiday. However, what you may not have taken account of is the ingenuity of many a crook on the lookout for an unwary tourist ready to be parted from their hard-earned cash. Lonely Planet has just published a list of common travel scams - vital reading for the intrepid traveller.

Here is a rundown of scams that Lonely Planet writers Tom Hall and Kylie McLaughlin have discovered crop up all over the world.


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