When we travel we’re more vulnerable and, no matter how well we have prepared the trip and how well-traveled we are, it’s always easier to fall for scams. But that doesn’t mean it’s impossible to avoid them. Finding the balance between being open and trusting strangers (something we should always do when we travel!) and recognizing when someone is trying to take advantage of us is not easy, but there are a few recommendations you can follow to make sure you’re not being too trusting.

The guys at SilverDoor Apartments put together this useful infographic with this year’s most common travel scams (yes, they change and evolve year after year) so that you can detect them and avoid them.

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