Bali tourist scams
Bali’s exotic beaches and rich culture draw in tourists by the millions, and that list also includes many Singaporeans.
However, our idyllic beach getaway is sometimes marred by the scams that we oh-so-naively fall victim to. And between fake policemen and getting shortchanged, there’s quite a few to watch out for, so here’s a list of the most popular scams and ways to avoid them.
1. Pickpocketing tourists while pretending to seek help
Ah, the classic pickpocket. They are a dime a dozen in just about any country you visit and Bali is no exception. On this tropical island, the MO usually incl...