Common Scams in Vietnam

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Scams are everywhere, and getting annoyed is unavoidable when you travel. Accept it as a part of the game will make you happier but it also help once you prepare for yourself some knowledge and tips about the destinations. As a local Expat New Zealander/Vietnamese insider of Vietnam, below is some travel common scams and tips to avoid it Visas on arrival scam

Common Travel Scams in Vietnam

1. Rickshaw / Cyclo scam

Cyclo is often seen in the city center in Vietnam. A cyclo driver may approach you and offer a ride then overcharge or demand big tips. What they do is very well-prepared. A notebook with all well-wishes and bright reviews from his old customers will be shown to you to get you on his cyclo then he will find all the ways to get your money. What the cyclo drivers do is that they may take you out of the city…

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