See scams in 🇮🇩 Indonesia

Corrupted Police

carlos 2019-03-21
This is a 50 - 50 problem. Tourists decide to drive without an international driver license and some police officers will take advantage of that to take your money. Another common mistake is ...

Fake Arak scam

carlos 2019-03-21
Arak is a famous alcool drink in Indonesia. But make sure you get it from sources that look legit. Sometimes Arak is wrongly prepared and contains methanol that can cause blindness or even death. ...

Ubud forst Monkey Scams

carlos 2019-03-21
Some monkeys are trained to steal things. The scam works this way: Monkey go and still you a thing and then return to its trainer. Then the trainer will talk to you to return your item. The pro...

Pick Pockets - Ferry, Bus etc

carlos 2019-03-21
Well, this is a huge problem in any place with a lot of tourists. Pickpocket is a real thing and you have to pay attention to make sure your holidays are not destroyed. Always carry your important ...

Airport or Ferry Porter

carlos 2019-03-21
Sometimes people with uniforms can offer to carry your luggage for you. You need to pay attention if these people are real employes or not. This scam is not super common but there are some reports ...

Dishonest taxi fare

carlos 2019-03-21
One first thing you should ask a taxi driver is that if he uses the taxi meter. Some taxi drivers prefer to agree on a price before the start. A trick you can use to know how much you expect to pay...

Money Changer Scam

carlos 2019-03-21
Make sure you change money on money changers and not on streets or places that look official. This is a risk especially if you are not used to the Indonesian money it's easy for you to get fake bil...