🚨 Taxi Driver Overcharging1 person found this helpful
💬 Some taxi drivers will deliberately take the longest route possible in order to overcharge their customers.
💡 Confirm the fare with the driver before getting into the taxi and always ask for a printed receipt.
🚨 Fake Beggars1 person found this helpful
💬 Fake beggars often work in teams to try and get more money out of tourists. They usually pick high-traffic areas where they can approach visitors.
💡 Be aware of your surroundings and don’t give money to suspicious-looking people asking for charity.
🚨 Fake Artifacts1 person found this helpful
💬 Tourists may be approached by people selling fake artifacts, claiming they’re authentic and of historical importance.
💡 Only purchase authentic artifacts from reputable sources.
🚨 Pickpocketing1 person found this helpful
💬 Pickpocketing is a popular scam where thieves take advantage of crowded areas to try and steal valuables.
💡 Be aware of your surroundings and don’t keep all of your money in one place.
🚨 Fake Parking Tickets1 person found this helpful
💬 Some scam artists may try to trick tourists into paying for fake parking tickets.
💡 Make sure to only pay for parking at an officially approved pay station or other authorized locations.
🚨 Tax Refund Fraud1 person found this helpful
💬 Scammers pretend to be employees of the Irish tax office and try to get tourists to give them money or personal information.
💡 The Irish tax office will never contact you to ask for money or your personal details.
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