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Hotel Room Safes: May Not Be as Safe as You Think

POSTED September 1st 2020 BY Beth Williams
You know not to leave your valuables out in plain view when you leave your hotel room and to use the hotel room safe to secure them. Thefts of valuables from hotel room safes, while not rampant, are a real problem, even in the best of hotels. Master keys, master key cards, and override codes in the wrong hands make it easy to open a...
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Portable Door Locks for Travel

POSTED July 12th 2020 BY Travel Writer
Which Portable Door Lock / Alarm is Best for Your Travel Needs?  A sense of security at home or while traveling is important. If you live in a rental property the landlord has access to your place and even former tenants might.  If you have roommates, being able to lock the bedroom door can provide an added feeling of security. Feeling safe when you’re at...
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Six Seconds with a Coat Hanger to Break into Your Garage

POSTED June 7th 2020 BY Beth Williams
How Thieves Break Into Locked Garages with Just a Coat Hanger It is relatively easy for thieves to break into your home by the garage door. It only takes a few seconds, and with a little practice, you could do it too. Once you see how easy it is to break into a closed garage door, you should be inspired to take away the break-in...
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International Driver’s Permit or License-Steps to Get an IDP Before You Go

POSTED April 22nd 2020 BY Beth Williams
An international driver’s license or international driver’s permit known as an IDP is a must if you intend to drive overseas, check with the embassy or consulate of the countries you will visit to learn their driver’s license, road permit, and auto insurance requirements. The IDP allows you to drive a vehicle in a foreign country as long as you have a state-issued driver’s license....
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Which Trusted Traveler Program Should You Choose?

POSTED April 14th 2020 BY Travel Writer
Are you a leisure traveler or business traveler that plans on flying within the US or internationally during the next 5 years? Do you dread going through the TSA checkpoint? Decide which trusted traveler program is best to get you through the security line faster. Is it the TSA PreCheck or Global Entry program operated by the Department of Homeland Services (DHS). Both are designed...
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Trip Delayed – What to Do While You Wait

POSTED April 10th 2020 BY Travel Writer
The trip you’ve dreamed about is just deferred, not canceled. So make the most of the gift of extra time you have between now and the trip to enhance the experience to something you would not have achieved without it. Here’s what I mean. While you quarantine at home there are a few things you can do to upgrade your trip to a trip of...
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