Kuwait City, “trolley mafia” at airport, passengers harrased, robbed

Posted on June 23, 2012 • Filed under: Middle East, Tourist Warning

As summer holidays are nearing and people are making travel plans, the Arab Times received calls from some expatriates expressing concern over what they called a “trolley mafia” operating in the airport.
When the Arab Times probed deeper, more people seemed to share this view. Past the immigration checkpoint in the airport, travelers use trolleys provided for free to move their luggage to the check-in counters. However, expatriates complained to the Arab Times that the cleaning staff in the airport force passengers to avail their service for a fee of 500 fils. “They don’t let you use the trolley on your own,” one expatriate noted. Read Article

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