Europe Forums

Start a new topic Change Forum
Advanced search

Any scams to watch out for in Rome & Florence?

Jump to last reply

This forum was so helpful when I went to Paris: we were approached at the Eiffel tower by you girl holding out printed paper for us to "read" to her...We said No, No and walked away..Also near our hotel a young man called to us "did we drop a ring" ? and holding out a gold band. these two incidents were just as described on Fodors...
Now , my brother and wife are going to Rome and Florence...They are both experienced travelers but only in the US..His wife is a primary school teacher, so could be a "mark" for anything related to children...My brother a camera expert but i don't think he would fall for the old "let me take a picture of you with your camera'" and then run off...
Any info appreciated.

24 Replies |Back to top

| Add a Reply

Sign in to comment.

Recent Activity

  • Announcement:
  • Fodor's Go List 2015 Has Been Announced
    by Emily_D Fodor's Editor | Posted on Dec 19, 14 at 05:08 PM
View all Europe activity »
  1. 1 Andalucia - very early trip thinking - reactions?
  2. 2 Best Location for Car Pickup in Naples
  3. 3 Driving an RV in Switzerland
  4. 4 Which european city?
  5. 5 Southern Spain
  6. 6 29 day Itinerary for southern and eastern France
  7. 7 Trip Report Finally in Italy for the holidays - installment report
  8. 8 Christmas in Paris and Strasbourg in 2015
  9. 9 Skippered Charter Greece Islands
  10. 10 Scotland November 2015
  11. 11 Swiss mountain scenery in late April
  12. 12 Bus Service Between Spoleto and Norcia
  13. 13 Earthquakes in Tuscany
  14. 14 All Set To Go!!
  15. 15 Taxi or Tube from LHR to Gloucester Road Tube?
  16. 16 Minimalist wardrobe for Europe
  17. 17 Italy - Driving from Frankfurt to Florence (June 2012)
  18. 18 Italy Countryside
  19. 19 Trip Report Sono arrivato a Venezia
  20. 20 Paris-Loire-Avignon-Barcelona itinerary (help)
  21. 21 Italy, mid May, 10 days, Rome + another city?
  22. 22 Family vacay for 6 weeks with 2 Toddlers
  23. 23 Germany in December 2015
  24. 24 Bus Tour with a toddler
  25. 25 Greece or Portugal for 3-4 week fall sojourn?
View next 25 » Back to the top