Guy Lost Driver’s License After Getting Drunk, A Travel Agency Found His ID And Pranked Him Hard

by 3 years ago
Frank the Tank

Old School

One of the more nerve-racking and time-consuming repercussions of a night out drinking is losing your wallet. Especially when it comes to losing your driver’s license. Not only do you not have I.D. when driving and are in jeopardy of getting a ticket, but you’ve got to set aside several hours during the week to get your license replaced. That fucking sucks. Luckily for William George Armstrong, he did not have to go through the rigamarole of getting a new D.L. thanks to a prankster travel agent. Young William from the U.K. went out for a few drinks, but lost his driver’s license. He wrote in a tweet, “so I was pretty drunk the other night and I lost my ID, then this turns up today.”

If you click through the photos in the tweet you will see that there is a letter and an invoice for a vacation from a travel agent. “Thank you so much for popping in the other day. We certainly appreciate your business and hope your beginning to get excited about your upcoming first class flights to the Maldives,” the letter states. Then the bad news, there was an invoice for the luxurious trip for over $6,000 with the reminder: “Please keep in mind, balance is due in full on Friday, November 10 at 12.05pm.”

Luckily for William, this was all a clever prank and inside the envelope was his driver’s license. “George, we’re just kidding,” the back of the invoice said. “We’ve found you’re driving license (enclosed) outside our shop and thought you might need it.” If this is a PR stunt, this is a spectacularly well-done one especially since it has over 62,000 Retweets and more than 162,000 Likes.

In the end, William met Steve from the travel agency, who was the mastermind of this devious prank.

The moral of the story is to not get too shitfaced where you drop your driver’s license on the street.


Paul Sacca has written on a myriad of topics ranging from breaking news to movies to technology to men's interests for nearly a decade. His articles have been cited in numerous media powerhouses such as USA Today, New York Daily News, New York Post, CNN, Sports Illustrated, Huffington Post, Deadspin, and The Big Lead.

TAGSDrinkingdrunk storiesFunny