Hotel Safety

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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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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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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Must Read Hotel Safety Tips

POSTED March 6th 2019 BY Travel Writer
Hotel Safety Tips For Travelers Before Your Trip Copy all credit cards, airline tickets, passports and important documents, front and back. Alternatively you can keep a photo of them on your phone. Jewelry, luggage, and all valuables you’re taking should be photographed before you pack them. How to Select a Safe Hotel If possible, select a hotel that has installed modern electronic guest room locks....
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Alarm Your Hotel Room Door to Help Keep Intruders Out

POSTED March 6th 2019 BY Beth Williams
Is it safe to stay in a hotel alone as a woman? If you’ve ever been concerned about someone unexpected entering your hotel room while you’re inside? The problem while not prevalent is real. Even with security protocols in place, well-meaning hotel personnel like housekeeping and maintenance staff might open room doors for guests encountered in the hallway. They may even use a tool to...
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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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Marriott Data Breach: What You Should do to Protect Yourself

POSTED December 1st 2018 BY Travel Writer
On November 30th Marriott, released a report that an “unauthorized party” breached their system and gained access to information of up to 500 million Starwood customers. Starwood hotel brands include Westin, Sheraton, W hotels, Aloft, St. Regis and more. Marriott said the information gained included personal information such as passwords, email addresses, names, dates of birth, home addresses, and even passport numbers. For millions, credit cards were...
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Booking Your Own Hotel Saves Money

POSTED September 23rd 2018 BY Travel Writer
Travelers who are conscious of their budget and want the peace of mind knowing where they will spend the night need to be smart and book their lodging via the internet before they go. Most hotels, even the smaller ones, take reservations online. It is very convenient as you don’t need to deal with different time zones and language barriers as you would with a...
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