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How to avoid getting ripped off in Rome

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How to avoid getting ripped off in Rome
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17:24 CEST+02:00
Remember those hapless tourists who were charged £54 for four cones of ice cream near the Spanish steps? If you’re planning a Roman holiday or moving to the city take note of our tips to avoid getting ripped off.

If you’ve been to Rome you’ll know that it’s almost impossible to stick to a budget. Whether it was that overpriced taxi from the airport or that sly service charge at dinner, we've all experienced that sinking feeling of being ripped off.

So to help you to stay out of the red - and to enjoy your stay in the Eternal City – we’ve compiled a list of tips to stop you from getting ripped off.


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