Hotel In-Room Safes- Not so Safe?

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

POSTED September 1st 2019 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. Master keys, master key cards, and necessary safe override codes in the wrong hands make thefts from hotel safes easier and faster. Learn what...
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How to Find Hidden Cameras in Your Airbnb

POSTED May 3rd 2019 BY Travel Writer
Hidden cameras in Airbnb’s are rare but are highly invasive, creepy, and can be devastating if the images are posted to the internet.  It is worth taking a “sweep” of your accommodations for your peace of mind. Putting a surveillance device in an area like the bedroom or bathroom is against Airbnb’s rules. If you find a camera contact Airbnb. There’s no surefire way to be...
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How Safe Are Hotel Room Safes?

POSTED February 7th 2019 BY Beth Williams
Every “how to” article about keeping your valuables secure in a hotel recommends placing them in the in-room safe.  Your hotel safe is a good place to keep valuables out of view and it is a much better solution than trying to hide them in your room.  However, no hotel room safe is 100% secure, here’s why. All hotels have a backdoor or “special way”...
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Why You Need to Pack a Portable Travelsafe

POSTED June 22nd 2018 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 a portable safe. Safes are no longer just metal boxes, 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! The latest safe designs are packable and...
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Portable Door Locks for Travel

POSTED May 12th 2018 BY Travel Writer
Which Portable Door Lock / Alarm is Best for My Travel Needs?  A portable door lock or door stopper with an alarm can offer peace of mind for you and your family whether on vacation, for an overnight stay, or at home. Do you have a student in a dorm? Are you staying in a vacation rental or cabin? Chances many of these locations just...
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