When you travel, do you use a cab to get around? Do you often ask locals for travel advice? If so, you should be aware that scammers and pickpockets are great at using seemingly normal occurrences to their advantage – and the traveler’s misfortune. Here are a few of the latest travel scams and how you can keep from falling victim.
The above tips might save you hassle in the long-run, but they aren’t foolproof. If, while traveling, someone steals your identity or you suspect fraudulent activity, be sure you are traveling with a travel insurance and assistance services plan that includes 24/7 Personal Security Assistance. Personal Security Assistance through Travel Guard can help you order/review credit bureau records, work with law enforcement on your behalf, investigate identity theft and more.