Episode 4

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Duration: 1 hour

Consumer travel series in which Matt Allwright re-creates popular scams on unsuspecting tourists abroad.

Matt Allwright re-creates popular scams on unsuspecting tourists abroad. In this episode, he demonstrates how con artists distract tourists to steal a handbag and how your shopping could be substituted for inferior goods.

Plus a family of Secret Tourists investigate a typical package holiday. The Barkass family from Newcastle go undercover in a 4-star hotel in Egypt and discover a series of shocking health and safety hazards. How will the hotel management react when Matt Allwright arrives to confront them with the family's findings?

Carole Machin investigates the safety of holiday activities and exposes unscrupulous jet bike hirers in Cyprus.

The Secret Tourist team has the holiday from hell, so you don’t have to.


Matt Allwright
Carole Machin
Michelle Chappell
Executive Producer
Bridget Boseley


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