First Time Traveler Tips

Over the Counter Travel Medications You Should Always Pack

POSTED January 8th 2020 BY Travel Writer
Here’s your list of 8 most purchased must-pack over the counter travel medications you should pack. It never fails if you’re going to get sick while away from home, it’ll happen at night when the stores are closed or somewhere when you’re a distance from a town with a drug store, and the worst scenario is it happens in a foreign country where you don’t...
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Anti-Theft Waist Packs Protect Your Gear from Theft

POSTED January 5th 2020 BY Travel Writer
Anti- Theft Waist Packs And Hip Packs Protect Your Gear  Question#1. Is your current waist pack an anti-theft waist pack? Would it stop a skilled thief?  Question #2 While out enjoying the sights, using public transportation, shopping or dining, where do you carry your wallet, passport, money, credit cards, phone, and other valuables? If you use a regular waist pack or purse or bag they...
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In-Flight Travel Essentials to Upgrade Your Flight

POSTED November 22nd 2019 BY Travel Writer
Whether you’re flying domestic or international you’ll want to make the time you spend in your seat as comfortable as possible, especially if you’re in economy class.  Keep these in-flight travel essentials always packed in a small bag with your luggage; that way they’re ready to go when you are. Buying ahead will save you money on any last-minute purchases at the airport and reduce...
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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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Can You Fly If Your Driver’s License or ID Card Was Lost or Stolen?

POSTED October 28th 2019 BY Beth Williams
 The short answer to “Can You Fly If Your Driver’s License or ID Card Was Lost or Stolen” is yes, but read on. It’s a panic moment, you’re leaving for the airport and you can’t find a government photo ID like a driver’s license, passport, or military ID. It is lost or stolen. The good news is that if you’re 18 years of age or...
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Top Rideshare Safety Tips -Travel and Home

POSTED September 20th 2019 BY Travel Writer
Rideshare safety is more than common sense. Use technology to keep you safe. You want to do your best to avoid uncomfortable and dangerous situations as a matter of habit. Luckily using a ride-share service like Lyft or Uber in a new place is just as easy and secure as it is at home. Review this suggested safety routine for trips you take here and...
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4 Top Travel Security Items You Shouldn’t Leave Home Without

POSTED June 23rd 2019 BY Travel Writer
When traveling you want to lose yourself in the sights while not losing your valuables. The idea is to enjoy your destination and not be worried about theft, losing things, or being victimized by scam artists. In many foreign cultures, the thieves have a point of view of “shame on you” the victim, for making it easy for them to steal your valuables. They believe...
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What to Pack for Europe to Minimize Looking Like a Tourist

POSTED June 1st 2019 BY Travel Writer
Leave These Fashions for Home, Not Europe Leave clothes that scream tourist at home because they call attention to you, which can be unflattering and even dangerous in Europe. Tourists are typically the target of pickpockets, thieves and scam artists, so why broadcast that you could be a potential victim. It’s better to blend in more with the locals, even if you still look like...
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