Hotel

How Safe Are Hotel Room Safes?

POSTED February 7th 2018 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 room safe is 100% secure, here’s why. All hotels have a backdoor or “special way” so...
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Beach Theft – Thieves Caught on Video Plus Prevention Tips

POSTED October 11th 2017 BY Travel Writer
Have you ever gone to the beach and wondered what should I do with my phone, camera, or keys while I’m in the water? You’re not alone and thefts are common, especially at popular and crowded beaches favored by tourists. The only way not to lose something to theft is not to bring it in the first place. Since that is not always possible the...
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Top 6 Hotel and Resort Safety Tips

POSTED September 15th 2017 BY Travel Writer
You need to be vigilant about your safety and security even in top hotels and resorts. While the properties do have security programs in place to protect their guests, you still need to know how to protect yourself and your family in case of an emergency as well as when just undergoing ordinary activities such as staying in and leaving your room. These are the...
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Be Aware of “Rogue” or Free Wi-Fi Networks

POSTED April 30th 2017 BY Beth Williams
If you use so-called ‘free’ Wi-Fi networks while at your favorite cafe or while traveling, you might get more than you bargained for. Protect yourself – and your identity – with these simple tips. You’re sitting in an airport lounge and seize the chance to check your e-mails before your flight departs. You log on and are tempted by a wireless Internet provider offering free...
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2 Must-Dos When Booking Hotel Rooms

POSTED February 11th 2017 BY Travel Writer
Security then comfort should be your priorities after location when selecting a hotel room. Communicate your wishes at the time when making a reservation. Be sure to follow up with the front desk, not the reservations group, 24 hours before you arrive.
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Fast and Easy Hotel Room Workout

POSTED June 22nd 2016 BY Travel Writer
Stay slim away from home with these fast and easy workout routines that can be done during your trips, in the comfort of your hotel room ! 1st Step: Warm Up Start with a warm up to get your core temperature up by getting your heart pumping. 30 seconds- Neck Rotations 30 seconds- Hip Rotations 30 seconds- Side Arm Rotations 25 Jumping Jacks Then loosen...
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Doing Laundry in Your Hotel Room

POSTED April 4th 2016 BY Beth Williams
Chances are that if you travel for more than a few days you may find that you get an evening chore of doing a bit of laundry in the sink of your hotel or B&B. Never done laundry by hand?  It’s pretty simple.  Here’s a quick guide to doing laundry or washing clothes in your sink. A quick pre-rinse will get some of the dirt...
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