However, when I think of pricey I didn’t mean that it could be $1,350 pricey for one meal in Venice. That’s what one group of Japanese students were allegedly charged recently. Continue reading Tourists Allegedly Charged $1,350 For Three Steaks And Fish In Venice!
For those of you visiting a city like New York for the first time, there are lots of scams to look out for during your trip.
Last year I wrote about a tourist who paid $400 for a free trip on the Staten Island Ferry. In a new scam that I recently came across, a tourist was taken for lots of money by Mickey Mouse. Continue reading Scam: Tourist Charged $310 for Photo with Times Square Mickey Mouse
While Uber has proven to be quite a popular and useful service, they’ve also made the news for some negative reasons.
An Uber driver was arrested for injuring a service dog, another driver drove through the closed Lincoln Tunnel in December 2015. Last summer an Uber driver was accused of rape. In May 2015 a driver with an Uber sign in his car window sexually assaulted a woman.
I’ve been overcharged by drivers on a few occasions always got the appropriate refund. I just read a story which is pretty crazy: Uber charges customer $200 for fake vomit! Continue reading Uber Charges Customer $200 for Fake Vomit in Car
I recently wrote about a tourist scam in New York City where a couple of tourists paid $400 to ride the FREE Staten Island Ferry! I came across this story not too many days after hearing about tourists being charged up to $30 for a hot dog in the city!
This goes to show that you need to do your research and have an idea of what things should cost when visiting a new place.
I just came across another story of a massive scam which might be better described as a con. This time the target wasn’t tourists. Continue reading Woman Claims To Be UN Diplomat, Cons Hotels & Restaurants