Have you ever gotten some bad advice when it comes to following directions or deciding which restaurant to try while traveling? Bad travel advice can be a bummer, but what if the bad travel advice you got was way more serious — like getting hauled off a cross-country train because you failed to buy the correct ticket?
Travelers on Reddit are sharing the worst travel advice they’ve ever gotten and some of these are really bad — as in, ruin your trip bad. Fortunately, these Redditors are sharing their stories so you can avoid the same mistakes. Of course, there’s plenty of variety in the responses. For every person who says they shouldn’t have eaten the street food, another person will say they regret going to formal restaurants every night.
These are every Redditors words and opinions, but in a few cases, we’ve edited for clarity and length.