Five Common Travel Scams And How To Avoid Them [Infographic]

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Travelling overseas is prohibitively expensive — which means deals and special offers are in hot demand. Unfortunately, this has given rise to a range of online scams designed to rob travellers of their hard-earned money. This infographic lists five common travel scams you need to watch out for.

As a general rule of thumb, if a travel deal looks too good to be true it usually is. The infographic below from Citybase Apartments breaks down five you need to know about: from fake Facebook vouchers to shady Gumtree auction scams.


    The "free EHIC card" is largely irrelevant to Australian residents.

    Nonsense. I'm happy to go to a tea house and help someone with their English. They may even show me some great artwork. Let's just jump in the waiting taxi. That meter's working right?

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