The online flight booking portal Just The Flight collated an infographic about the 40 common travel scams around the world.
While lots of locals are friendly and willing to help travellers, it’s always best to be on guard and to be aware of these scams.
For example, it’s easy to be fooled by pickpocketers distracting you with a map or a charity petition, and to be deceived by beggars.
Which scams have you — thankfully — avoided? Let us know in the comments!
Featured image by Steven Depolo