Ripped off by your vacation rental? Not if you read this

It’s vacation rental horror story season.
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Exchange rate rip-offs, and how to avoid them

As Jay Berman and his wife were checking out of the Henley House in London last month, a clerk asked if they wanted to pay their bill in dollars. It seemed like a good idea at the time, because they’d avoid Bank of America’s three percent foreign transaction fee.

Or so they thought.
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Do taxi drivers prey on tourists?

How would you like to get ripped off today? / Photo by twicepix

It happened again to Peter Lawton last week. He got scammed by another cab driver, he says.
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