As a tourist, you should read about the ways of scam in your destination to learn how to protect your money and belongings. If you will travel to Barcelona, you have to know that it is famous for all kinds of theft and scam; especially in the spots that attract a large number of tourists. This article will give you an idea about the places that witness more scam accidents, the expected ways of scams and the precautions that will protect your belongings.
The probability of being stolen in Barcelona begins when you put your legs on its lands. When you arrive to the airport, you can either take a taxi or a public service bus. But make sure that you will take a taxi with a meter and that you will pay the exact amount of money. That’s because most of the taxi drivers may take a 50 or 100 euro and leave immediately and you will not be able to get your money back. In the metro, you should be careful because anybody can steal your expensive watch or wallet with a quick touch.
Walking in the public streets of Barcelona, you are exposed to be stolen at any moment. Some tourists or locals try to distract your attention to let his or her partner steal your bag or money. Just try to save your money and credit card in a safe place such as an inner pocket or even you can tie a belt around your waist to save your passport and money. The best idea is to find a hotel and keep your money in your room.
If you are waiting for a train or a bus or setting in a restaurant, it will be better to hang your bag across your body or even to wrap it over your legs because any man, woman, or even child may steal it in a few seconds. The solution for all of these accidents is to be careful when dealing with any local or tourist in Barcelona.