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Laws of the land which confuse tourists


It might seem like travelling should be easy peasy and if you abide by the laws you follow at home while travelling overseas that not too much should change from the good behavior you have at home, but it’s actually quite important you find out the ins and outs of the places you’re visiting!

There are too many to list here of the things you’re not allowed to do overseas, but here are a couple you may or may-not know :


Chewing gum is forbidden

Vape pens/e-cigarettes are banned and you’ll be fined if you’re found to have them

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Feeding the pigeons in St Marks Square will get you a fine

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Wearing jandals (or any noisy footwear) in Capri

Don’t jump in the Trevi Fountain in Rome


Hiking in the buff is a nono- makes for a great fun photo, but it’s illegal!



Driving without a breathaliser in your vehicle – we provide details of this when you book your rental car with us


Don’t insult the royal family – you could be headed to jail!


Leave the camo at home! Camouflage is only allowed to be worn by the country’s military personnel. Island nations including Barbados, St. Vincent, St. Lucia, Antigua, Barbuda and Jamaica are camo-free for tourists


Once you start looking at what can land you in trouble overseas it can be a bit of a shock – make sure you know what you’re allowed to do when travelling!

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