No matter who you are, and where you travel; travel long enough and you will encounter traveler scams. Traveler scams have unfortunately turned into a big business, as it’s an easy way for scammers to make a large amount of money praying on the naivety of travelers. With a little bit of education, you will be able to spot these scams and avoid them. However, if you speak to enough travelers, you will hear the horror stories from other travelers who encountered some of the scams about to be mentioned in this article.
The tea scam – the mother of all china scams. This scam usually takes place near major foreigner tourist destinations such as Tienanmen square (Beijing), Wangfujing (Beijing), or in Shanghai on the Bund, or around Yuyuan garden.
You will be approached by a group of friendl...Read More