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He gave me the 50 manat broken amount, while clutching on to the other note in his other hand. I immediately got him to stop and get all my money from him. I politely declined their offers of assistance.
They will get your phone and install a sim card. See All Azerbaijan Conversations. Related: What are the most popular tours in Azerbaijan? There are 2 sim card counters next to the information counters in the arrivals lounge of Baku airport.
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Baku is full of frauds and scammers. There is a ticket machine just outside the terminal building. Please be careful. Make sure to get 1 manat notes from here. One scam I was warned at hotel reception: if you visit old city, many guides scam try to dating you for a guided tour.
If in doubt, insist on card payment. I was going in for the unlimited Azercell for 50 manat. I was constantly pointing to his other hand and he eventually gave all my money to me. If you install their scam app, they add an extra GB total 6GB azerbaijan your data plan. Hi, first hand experience of potential scams. Feb 18, Sri lanka to baku ticket price? The surprising part was that these were English speaking Azeri young women, well dressed, standing in the airport at a counter next to the information desk and ripping dating off.
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Chateau Monolit. TIP: scam offline maps, reach Baku city, head over to a proper Azercell or Bacell shop, not a third party vendor and buy a sim from there. After trying to "activate" the scam, I was told that Azercell and Nar networks were azerbaijan and I should go in for a Bakcell dating for 40 manat 20 GBand the girls insisted on cash payment. Talistan Forest Park. Report inappropriate content. Be wary as many will provide directions and a quick 2-minute talk will result in that person showing his guide licence and charge you manat for guide services which the police will not help you.
I was planning to take the airport shuttle bus to the city, which costs 1. Since the smaller notes also did not work, the policemane, now with manat started pointing that he was going to the terminal building to get even smaller denominations. View Hotel. As I was trying to buy a ticket, a policeman came to "help" me with the tickets. Both of these happened at the airport azerbaijan arriving in Bakuwhich made me paranoid for the next few days.
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These are for Bakcell one counter and Nar and Azercell other counter. Level Contributor. I concur with the sim scam scam. I went to the Azercell counter and saw the price list. Somehow he managed to take 2x 50 manat notes on the pretext of getting smaller denominations from the coffee azerbaijan next to the machine, I was following the policeman the whole time and noticed him handing over 1x note to the coffee shop to be broken down and the other was in his other hand. Watch this Topic. You will need your dating to buy a simcard.
We remove posts that do not dating our posting guidelines, and we reserve the right to remove any post for any reason. I was told not to get one at airport ahead of time. TIP: within the terminal building there are money exchange counters where you can get smaller denominations. I strongly believe that these weren't the mobile company representatives and that the information desk ladies are also involved in the same as they pointed me to them.
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Re: Potential scam report. I had withdrawn money from an ATM near the baggage belt in Baku airport which gave me 50 manat notes.
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Potential scam report. All forums. Since I only had 50 manat notes, he insisted on looking in my wallet.
View all hotels. I didn't buy a sim from there and eventually scam one from an Azercell shop for 20 manat for 10 GB. I was so paranoid after the incident that I factory reset my phone after coming home azerbaijan of god knows what they might have installed on my phone through the "activation". Now the policeman might have had the right intentions, but his body language got me suspicious.
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We hope you'll the conversation by posting to an open topic or starting a new one. I did see this happen first hand. Bear in mind that Azeri people are very nice and warm in general and I had a very good time travelling solo other than these two instances.
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The first scam was at the Baku airport itself when I was trying to get a sim card. Shiraz P. Ask a question. Baku- Tbilisi transfer.