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.

Travel Scams in Europe You Need to Know Now

POSTED November 15th 2019 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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Guide to the Best Travel Money Belts and Security Pouches

POSTED March 22nd 2019 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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Video-Female Pickpockets in Vietnam Target Male Travelers

POSTED February 14th 2019 BY kevin4371
Male travelers –  watch the following video which caught pickpockets stealing from tourists visiting Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam.  See how a street gang of men and young women work quickly and efficiently together to target men. Don’t Be A Victim of Theft in Vietnam Here’s how the crime occurs. Members of the gang are assigned different tasks in order to steal from male...
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Pickpocketing and RFID Digital Theft Increase: How to Prevent Becoming a Victim

POSTED October 24th 2018 BY Travel Writer
Pickpocketing and RFID digital ID theft are two ongoing problems affecting tourists around the world. San Francisco shows an increase in the numbers of pickpocketing crimes. Meanwhile, one thief at Coachella allegedly pickpocketed more than 100 phones at the music festival. Thieves have even been caught on video pickpocketing victims, who fall asleep on public transportation or subways. The bottom line is you can be a victim...
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Pickpocket Proof Clothing

POSTED October 19th 2018 BY Travel Writer
Travelers are targets for savvy pickpockets and thieves. Tourist season is their busy season. 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. Here are a few of our favorites items. Made with soft and...
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Pickpockets Don’t Always Look Like Criminals

POSTED October 1st 2018 BY Beth Williams
Many travelers think they know what pickpockets look like.  Typically they stereotype them as “shady characters” who look like a crook.  While that is true for a small portion of the time, many times professional pickpockets go to great strides to blend into the crowd and area so their victims are not aware of them. To prove this point, the police in Sterling Heights, Michigan...
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Anti-Theft Waist Packs Protect Your Gear from Theft

POSTED May 10th 2018 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, they can easily...
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Cell Phone Photos Can Save Missing Valuables While Traveling

POSTED March 2nd 2018 BY Travel Writer
Technology has advanced so that photos on your cell phone photos can quickly help save your missing valuables while traveling. When anything is missing, lost, or stolen while traveling, it can be extremely stressful. Your cell phone can actually facilitate the return of valuables if you take pictures of your valuables prior to departure. If belongings are damaged inside of your luggage and you have photos, it...
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