Protecting Bags/Luggage/Purses

How to Avoid Theft and Protect Your Valuables in Large Crowds

POSTED February 15th 2018 BY Travel Writer
There are two primary things you must do to avoid theft and protect your valuables when visiting tourist locations or encountering large crowds.  One, you need to be alert to your surroundings.  Be alert to people trying to distract with questions or performances. Children and women are equally as skillful as men are when it comes to distraction and thievery.  Distracted tourists looking at sights or talking...
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Which Purses Pickpockets Love To Pick

POSTED February 6th 2018 BY Beth Williams
Finding a pickpocket-proof purse for travel is a smart investment for keeping your valuables secure. Here are tips from a thief, who is now helping people avoid becoming victims. Read on to learn how pickpockets operate and which purses thieves like to steal from the most. Pickpocket proof purses have hidden built-in anti-theft features to help keep your valuables safe. The best features are locking...
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How to Pickpocket Proof Your Purse and Shoulder Bag

POSTED January 23rd 2018 BY Beth Williams
How 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.  While it may not look as sleek as those anti-theft purses and shoulder bags that were designed specifically to stop pickpocket, this simple modification should do the trick.  The two...
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10 Trending Anti-Theft Crossbody Handbags for Travel

POSTED January 11th 2018 BY Travel Writer
Crossbody handbags are always a popular choice for travelers. They’re practical, comfortable, and can keep your belongings safe from pickpockets with built-in anti-theft features. A good anti-theft travel bag has: A zipper closure that locks down. The number one feature to keep the hands of a pickpocket out of your bag is a zipper with a zipper pull that locks down with a clip to prevent...
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On-Board Theft: 10 Tips to Protect Valuables While You Snooze in the Sky

POSTED December 8th 2017 BY Beth Williams
Are Your Valuables Safe In Your Carry-On Bag? With all the other worries associated with air travel, the last thing you want to think about is theft on board airplanes. The people who steal from travelers’ carry-on bags are both airline employees (usually flight attendants) and fellow travelers. Unfortunately, theft from sleeping and unknowing passengers has been going on for years – while not extremely common, it only...
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Easy and Reliable Ways to Lock Your Zippers

POSTED October 16th 2017 BY kevin4371
Cheap and Effective Security Solutions for Bags You Already Own Here are a couple of easy, clever, and inexpensive solutions to theft-proof the bags you love. If you love your purse, bag, luggage or backpack, and it doesn’t have built-in theft proof zippers you can use these items to add a layer of security to them. Use these solutions for keeping your zippers closed every...
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Restaurant Purse Theft Videos

POSTED September 26th 2017 BY Beth Williams
Tips and Tools to Keep Your Purse Secure While You Dine Thieves often prey on unsuspecting diners, especially tourists, while they are enjoying a meal in a restaurant. Watch these videos that capture thieves who seem to be restaurant patrons help themselves to more than just a meal. Having your purse or daypack stolen while traveling overseas can devastate your trip and cause a huge inconvenience –...
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Spain – How Women Carry Their Handbags in Barcelona

POSTED March 3rd 2013 BY Beth Williams
Barcelona is famously called the favorite city of pickpockets. Perhaps because the beautiful city attracts so many tourists. Barcelona offers many sights to distract the tourists. The most well-known one is the large pedestrian-friendly street called the Las Ramblas with so much going on, street vendors, performers, restaurants, and shopping to distract tourists. The following video shows how women carry their purses while walking down the Ramblas in...
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