Hotel Safety

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 To Stop Burglars From Opening Your Hotel Room

POSTED February 27th 2019 BY Beth Williams
Do you sleep with peace of mind knowing your hotel room door is really locked? You want to know that you can help stop burglars from opening your hotel room door. You may think it is hard to get into a hotel room without a key, but given the right tool, a little bit of time, and depending on the lock it can be done...
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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
How to Save Money by Booking Your Own Hotel Reservation If you’re conscious of your travel budget and want the peace of mind knowing exactly where you’ll be spending the night and what the hotel offers you should be smart and book your lodging via the internet before you go. You’ll be able to see the hotel’s location on a map if that’s important to...
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Portable Travel Carbon Monoxide Alarm

POSTED June 5th 2018 BY Travel Writer
Recently the news reported a sad story about a family from Iowa killed in their room while they slept by what was suspected to be to a Carbon Monoxide poisoning. While not a common occurrence carbon monoxide leaks can happen at hotels, private vacation home rentals, and even at home. One simple item about the size of a pack of cigarettes can protect your’s and your...
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What Every Beach or Pool-Goer Needs to Pack, and it’s not Sunscreen

POSTED March 3rd 2018 BY Beth Williams
Thefts at beaches and pools increase during the busy vacation season when tourists and locals flock to the water.  Most beachgoers leave their wallets, cell phones, cameras or other valuables while they go for a swim or walk along the shore hoping that they’ll be there when they return. Most think they don’t have an alternative but to leave their property unattended or guarded. Some...
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