Monday, 14 November 2011

Travelling Abroad And Avoiding The Scams

In the age of debit and credit cards, holidaymakers still do carry cash, and often they walk around with more cash in their purse or wallet than when they are at home, and can be vulnerable to pick-pockets.

Losing a couple of hundred can be galling and spoil a holiday, but debit and credit cards can be much more valuable than cash to well organised scammers on the lookout for the vulnerable in tourist destinations.

The oldest trick in the book of course is to entice tourists to a timeshare presentation and sit them through hours of high pressure selling, but there are also people who sell fake tickets to attractions and other tourist related items that holidaymakers need to be wary of as well.

A recent Tenerife blog post has highlighted what the tourist can do to try and avoid becoming a victim - to read it click through to this Tenerife blog

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