Pickpocket Prevention

Pickpockets love to target tourists. Tourists carry valuables such as phones, money, credit cards, and passports. Understand how pickpockets try to distract and steal from their targets. Outfox them and don’t be a victim of a pickpocket or distraction gang.

How To Avoid Pickpockets in Paris

POSTED April 9th 2022 BY Beth Williams
With over 2.2 million city residents and millions of tourists, it is easy to see how this crowded city can make a petty thief rich. If you travel there you should know how to avoid pickpockets in Paris.  The US Embassy reports that major sites such as the Eiffel Tower, Notre Dame, and the Champs-Elysées are prime hunting grounds for Paris pickpockets who work near...
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Which Purses Pickpockets Love To Pick

POSTED December 6th 2021 BY Beth Williams
Finding a pickpocket-proof purse for travel is a smart investment for keeping your valuables secure and is your first line of defense against pickpockets and street thieves. Read on to learn how pickpockets operate and which purses thieves like to steal from the most. The Solution? Use an Anti-Theft Travel Purse.  A pickpocket-proof purse easily foils would-be thieves with hidden built-in anti-theft features to help...
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Pickpocket Proof Clothing

POSTED October 19th 2021 BY Travel Writer
Travelers are targets for savvy pickpockets and thieves. Tourist season is their busy season That’s why you need to pack pickpocket-proof clothing for travel. Now your clothing can function as what separates you from a pickpocket. Scarves, pants, shirts, socks, and underwear now have discreet and hidden pockets designed to hold valuables close and secure.  These clever travel clothes make great bon voyage gifts too....
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France: Found-Lost Gold Ring Scam in Paris – Videos

POSTED August 3rd 2020 BY Beth Williams
Beware of the Lost-Found Gold Ring Scam The “lost ring” scam is one of the oldest and most famous of the tourist scams in Paris, France and has now spread all across Europe where many tourists gather. There are several versions of this scam and its delivery is dependent on the scam artist or thief presenting the scam. One common thread is that always the...
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Guide to the Best Travel Money Belts and Security Pouches

POSTED June 22nd 2020 BY Beth Williams
The Best Money Belts to Hide Money, Credit Cards, and Passports Travel Smart and Keep Valuables Close and Secure The best travel money belt is a security money belt or pouch and it can be your most important travel accessory, especially when visiting busy and popular tourist attractions. It is in these locations where pickpockets and thieves target tourists. Shield and protect your valuables from...
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Travel Scams in Europe You Need to Know Now

POSTED January 15th 2020 BY Travel Writer
Where there are tourists, there are pickpockets and con-artists. Travel scams in Europe typically fall into two categories.  Distraction thefts and thefts of opportunity. Some scams seem to be more prevalent in some countries while other travel scams are more popular in different countries. You’re more vulnerable to being ripped off in unfamiliar surroundings and street thieves take advantage of this. Trending Distraction Travel Scams...
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Italy – Children Pickpockets a Menace in Venice

POSTED January 6th 2020 BY Beth Williams
While Venice is one of the jewels of Italy, it also has a reputation for children pickpockets. Most first-time tourists to Italy pick Venice as one of their destinations to visit. First-time tourists and even repeat visitors should be aware of children pickpockets in Venice. Tourists that are enjoying the charms of the city are prime targets for pickpockets of all ages including child pickpockets....
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Anti-Theft Waist Packs Protect Your Gear from Theft

POSTED January 5th 2020 BY Travel Writer
Anti- Theft Waist Packs And Hip Packs Protect Your Gear  Question#1. Is your current waist pack an anti-theft waist pack? Would it stop a skilled thief?  Question #2 While out enjoying the sights, using public transportation, shopping or dining, where do you carry your wallet, passport, money, credit cards, phone, and other valuables? If you use a regular waist pack or purse or bag they...
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