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Travel Scams in Europe You Need to Know Now

POSTED November 15th 2019 BY Travel Writer
Where there are tourists, there are pickpockets and con-artists. Travel scams in Europe typically fall into two categories.  Distraction thefts and thefts of opportunity. Some scams seem to be more prevalent in some countries while other travel scams are more popular in different countries. You’re more vulnerable to being ripped off in unfamiliar surroundings and street thieves take advantage of this. Trending Distraction Travel Scams...
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Paris – Fake Petition Scam – Watch Video and Learn From A Victim

POSTED October 29th 2019 BY Beth Williams
Be Careful in Paris and Don’t Fall for the – Fake Petitioner Scam The fake petition scam has been going on in France, Italy, and Spain for years because it is so successful. It’s a scam many first time visitors fall for because it starts out as what appears to be a legitimate conversation with a friendly local.  You will usually find con-artists with clipboards...
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Why You Need to Pack a Portable Travel Safe

POSTED October 22nd 2019 BY Travel Writer
Your laptop, phone, and wallet are not just valuable to you, they are valuable to others too, so protect your gear virtually anywhere with portable travel safe .Safes are no longer just metal boxes, they can be soft and packable and they’re definitely not just for homes, portable travel safes offer security in hotels, vacation rentals, vehicles, RVs, boats, offices, dorms, and even outdoors too! What is...
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Prevent Lost Luggage, Tips from Frequent Flyers

POSTED October 10th 2019 BY Travel Writer
You’ve paid the extra fee to check your bag, losing it would add injury to insult. Do what frequent flyers do to prevent lost luggage and help ensure your checked luggage arrives at your destination with you. 8 Tips to Prevent Lost Luggage  Every year two million bags are lost, damaged, delayed, or pilfered, according to “mishandled baggage” reports made by the largest U.S. airlines...
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Doing Laundry in Your Hotel Room

POSTED October 4th 2019 BY Beth Williams
Travel light by packing less and doing laundry. If you travel for more than a few days you should plan on doing laundry in the sink/tub of your hotel or B&B. This keeps the weight of your bag down so it is easier to carry or maneuver. Never done laundry by hand in a hotel sink?  It’s pretty simple.  Here’s a quick guide to doing...
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8 Safety Tips for Women, from a Woman Cop

POSTED October 2nd 2019 BY Beth Williams
These safety tips for women deal  are for dangerous situations that could potentially be life threatening. It’s rare to find women’s self-defense tips for real-life, dangerous situations. We spoke with a female police officer about the things she’s learned on the job to help keep women safe. From years of reviewing hundreds and hundreds of criminal cases, these are the precautions she recommends women can...
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