Hotel Safety

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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Best way to Redeem Travel Miles and Points

POSTED February 28th 2020 BY Travel Writer
The question is; what is the best way to redeem travel miles you earn? You can earn miles by being loyal to an airline and receiving miles in an account or by using a credit card from an airline that also rewards you with miles from purchases you make with that card. You can also earn hotel points towards free stays at that hotel chain...
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Theft at the Beach-Thieves Caught on Video Plus How to Keep Valuables Safe

POSTED February 11th 2020 BY Travel Writer
I’m sure you’ve wondered what is the best way to keep valuables safe at the beach or pool. Have you ever gone to the beach and wondered what should I do with my phone, camera, keys or other valuables while I’m in the water? You’re not alone and thefts are common, especially at popular and crowded beaches favored by tourists. Keeping Valuables Safe While at...
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What People Steal From Hotels

POSTED February 7th 2020 BY Travel Writer
What People Steal From Hotels Have you ever taken something from a hotel? How about the travel-sized shampoo or unused soap? Hotels expect that and even see it as advertising for the hotel you take home. However, what some people steal from hotels goes beyond that. Some hotel guests steal large and expensive items like towels and robes. No doubt you’ve found a card placed...
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How Much Should You Tip-Guidelines for Hotels, Restaurants, and More

POSTED January 20th 2020 BY Beth Williams
How Much Should You Tip? Guidelines for Hotels, Restaurants, and Bars One question most travelers ask is how much should you tip?  Typically the one place you end up tipping most frequently is in your hotel. There is the bellstaff, housekeeping, the concierge and dining room personnel. If they provide a service, they typically should get a tip. How much you should tip for those...
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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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Doing Laundry in Your Hotel Room

POSTED October 4th 2019 BY Beth Williams
Travel light by packing less and doing laundry on vacation or while traveling. 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...
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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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