How it works:
- Version 1: touts here resell tickets for an inflated price.
- Version 2: a tout asks where you are headed. If you mention the the public Vaporetto dock, he will lead you instead to the private taxi boats which is much more expensive.
Places to beware:
- Venice: Tronchetto parking terminal
What to do:
- Buy direct from company/official counters or licensed retailers.
- Alternatively, online day tour platforms like GetYourGuide (best in Europe) has 40 different options.