The Washington Post


Illustrations for The Washington Post By The Way section on travel myths that aren’t actually true

8 Travel Myths (from top left to right)

  1. Dressing up is the best way to get a seat upgrade
  2. Don't drink the tap water in a foreign country (Mexico, Asia, etc)
  3. There's no 13th floor in hotels
  4. Always book flights on a Tuesday
  5. Duty-free goods are cheaper
  6. Hotels never wash the comforter/duvet cover
  7. You should always shop for flights in incognito mode
  8. Always use local currency, not your credit card, internationally


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