I have traveled all over and have never been caught up in a scam where I was robbed of belongings or money. Just because I've been lucky doesn't mean that scams don't exist. I suspect because I often travel in the off-season, the thieves may just not be as active as they are in summer season when there are tons of tourists to get lost in an take advantage of. There are new scams that crop up all the time and below are the 40 most common ones you should look out for whether you're vacationing in the summer or any other time of the year. it's important to be safe and know when something is sketchy so you can get out of there.