Travelling is both a thrilling and rewarding experience. As you explore the globe encountering new sights and sounds, you’ll learn more about the way people live and the incredible places they call home. Unfortunately, sometimes the enjoyment of travel can be interrupted by crafty scammers looking to take advantage of tourists.
From the daringly creative to the downright stupid, their cunning schemes can catch even the most experienced traveller off guard. Thanks to recent research from Webjet, we’ve highlighted these 20 travel scams that are by far the most creative – and financially damaging – to travellers around the world. Here’s how to steer clear of trouble.