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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Pickpockets Don’t Always Look Like Criminals

POSTED October 5th 2021 BY Beth Williams
Many travelers think they know how to spot a pickpocket, but good pickpockets aren’t easy to spot. Do you think pickpockets look like the stereotype of “shady characters” who look like a crook?  While that is true for a small portion of the time, most often professional pickpockets go to great strides to blend into the crowd and area so their victims are not aware...
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Pickpocket and Scam Activity at the Eiffel Tower, Paris

POSTED June 27th 2021 BY Beth Williams
Tourists love to visit the Eiffel tower at night and hence there are pickpockets at the Eiffel Tower at night too. Many tourists visit the surrounding area of the Eiffel Tower at night to see it lit up with strobe lights and enjoy the tower’s nighttime ambiance. The benefit of visiting the tower late in the evening is that there are smaller crowds and shorter...
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Guide to the Best Travel Money Belts and Security Pouches

POSTED June 22nd 2021 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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How to Avoid Pickpockets While Traveling

POSTED April 21st 2021 BY Beth Williams
Think You’re Savvy Enough to Avoid Pickpockets While Traveling? Ok, so you’re going abroad, you’re not thinking about how to avoid pickpockets well not just yet. The excitement has been building, your luggage is ready to be packed, you’ve got your flights picked, your passport and travel-sized liquids are ready, and you’ve notified your credit card company you’re going overseas. Quite simply you’re prepared!  In...
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How to Pickpocket Proof Your Purse or Shoulder Bag

POSTED January 23rd 2021 BY Beth Williams
How to Pickpocket Proof Your Purse or Shoulder Bag Try to pickpocket proof your purse or shoulder bag if you don’t want to purchase a pickpocket-proof purse or shoulder bag. You may want to modify your own purse or handbag to make it pickpocket-proof if you absolutely love the style and/or don’t want to spend money on a new travel bag. While it may not...
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