Millions of Americans travel abroad each year, many of them falling victim to scam artists. To avoid being a victim when traveling, it's important to be aware of your surroundings, trust your instincts and take appropriate precautions. Take our quiz and learn what you need to know about avoiding scam artists when traveling abroad.
How many Americans traveled overseas in 2008?
more than 15 million
more than 25 million
more than 35 million
When traveling in a foreign country, beware of scam artists posing as:
In a typical scam, fake police officers may tell you they want to check your wallet for:
_____ often divert your attention by creating a distraction.
When traveling, always carry your valuables:
in your pocketbook
in your back pocket
in a pouch under your clothes
When changing currency in a foreign country, _____ change money at authorized centers.
Pickpockets are _____ well dressed and affluent in appearance.
In foreign countries, _____ may try to cheat you when you pay your fare.
When using taxis in foreign countries, it is preferable to:
Have the concierge at your hotel call a taxi for you.
Make travel arrangements in advance.
either of the above
Which type of con artists pretend to offer assistance before ripping you off?