Money and Credit Cards

How to Make A Hidden Pocket in Your Bra

POSTED April 26th 2017 BY Beth Williams
Women can make their own hidden pocket in their bra to hold small valuables such as cash and credit cards.  If you are traveling abroad and worried about pickpockets, check out this easy solution at this web site – click here to learn how to make a secret compartment in your bra. If want you don’t want to make one or want something more versatile consider these great options:  ...
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Shopping Overseas with Credit Cards

POSTED April 22nd 2017 BY Beth Williams
In most foreign countries, consumer protection laws are different from those in the U.S. With the exception of certain protections under the Fair Credit Billing Act, the laws of the country in which you make the purchase prevail, so be sure that you understand all the terms of the sale, including shipping arrangements, before you sign a sales slip. You may be surprised when you...
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Renting Cars with Credit Cards

POSTED April 22nd 2017 BY Beth Williams
Many travelers prefer to pay for rental cars with credit cards. In fact, if you don’t have a major credit card, you may find that some car rental companies will not rent you a car, or will require a large cash deposit to cover any potential damage. Are you covered? You may even save money when you rent a car using a credit card, since...
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2 Best Travel Apps For 2017

POSTED January 13th 2017 BY Travel Writer
Technology and travel have merged together to bring you an easy and safe travel experience.  Safeture and Hitlist are two of the best travel apps for fast and easy travel information. Using the Safeture and Hitlist apps will ensure that you get the best flight prices as well as a secure trip. Start planning for your 2017 Travel Trips now using these two apps! Safeture Keeping...
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How to Hide Money on Your Body

POSTED February 28th 2016 BY Beth Williams
Proven Ideas from Experienced Travelers.   Today’s money belts are not your father’s money belt. A money belt can be your most important accessory when you’re traveling, especially when visiting busy and popular tourist attractions. It is in these locations where pickpockets and thieves are most likely to target their marks. A money belt depending on its size and design is used to hide money, cash,...
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Tipping Guidelines for Hotel, Restaurants and Bars

POSTED January 30th 2016 BY Beth Williams
Tipping Guidelines for Hotel, Restaurants, and Bars Not many people remember that the word “tip” is an acronym for “to insure promptness” anymore. Tipping  now has become expected and standardized. In some countries everyone from the waiter to the porter to the proprietor figure-in gratuities as part of  their wages.  In other countries, it’s a different story. Here’s some help in paying your own percentage...
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How to Avoid Train and Metro Ticket Machine Scams

POSTED December 27th 2015 BY Travel Writer
How to Avoid Train and Metro Scams – Part 1 Ticket Machine Scams Listen-Up fellow travelers. When traveling overseas, travelers can fall victim to a variety of travel scams – and one area that stands out is train and metro stations. This is part 1 of a two-part audio presentation from Detective Kevin Coffey and specifically focuses on how to avoid falling victim to some...
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How To Get the Best Currency Exchange Rate

POSTED October 19th 2015 BY Travel Writer
What’s the Currency Exchange Rate – All I need to do is compare them against each other to get the best rate right? Most travelers think that as long as they know the exchange rates  – they can simply compare them from one currency exchange booth to another – and sometimes you’ll find several all in a row. But, when it comes to money changing,...
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RFID Pickpockets – Stop’em with RFID Blocking Gear

POSTED October 18th 2015 BY Beth Williams
You may think of a pickpocket as a person that bumps into you to steal your wallet, but now there’s a different kind of pickpocketing and it’s called electronic pickpocketing. How do RFID pickpockets work, and why can they be so devastating?  Tech-savvy RFID pickpockets – which are also known as “digital thieves” can now silently download your personal credit card information and ID data with handheld “skimming” devices...
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Money Exchange Scams You Need to Know Before You Cash In

POSTED October 14th 2015 BY kevin4371
  Most likely you’ve  seen and probably exchanged money at a currency exchange booth while traveling. Unfortunately, scams which shortchange travelers using money changing services seem to be on the increase. From the moment you step off the airplane into an airport and walk down to baggage claim, as well as around any popular tourist destination, you’ll see money changing booths. The following are the...
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