Travel Gear Advice and Reviews

Early Black Friday Specials

POSTED November 9th 2019 BY Travel Writer
Every year I vow to get my shopping done earlier, and every year the holidays come earlier.  The good news is that some Black Friday specials are already available now to help with my shopping and hopefully yours too. These items are not just for travelers, yet could make their next adventure more comfortable, convenient and memorable. We’ve done our homework regarding styles and values...
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Why You Need to Pack a Portable Travel Safe

POSTED October 22nd 2019 BY Travel Writer
Your laptop, phone, and wallet are not just valuable to you, they are valuable to others too, so protect your gear virtually anywhere with portable travel safe .Safes are no longer just metal boxes, they can be soft and packable and they’re definitely not just for homes, portable travel safes offer security in hotels, vacation rentals, vehicles, RVs, boats, offices, dorms, and even outdoors too! What is...
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Best Luggage Locks: Selecting a TSA Lock

POSTED August 10th 2019 BY Travel Writer
Guide to TSA Luggage Locks – Which Lock to Choose Many travelers ask,”should I lock my luggage?” Yes, however,you should only travel with a luggage lock that has the dual function of locking your luggage while still allowing for inspection of your bags by the TSA. You may need to upgrade your luggage lock to a TSA approved lock, here’s why. The Transportation Security Administration...
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11 Items Frequent Flyers Pack, And You Should Too!

POSTED July 1st 2019 BY Beth Williams
These items frequent flyers pack are clever and offer up multiple uses and/or can save you money. Savvy travelers pack all or some these essentials. Be prepared for any situation.   Portable Power Supply You never know when your phone or other devices will need power when you’re away from your hotel, keep it in your bag, always. This device can charge 2 devices at once...
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4 Top Travel Security Items You Shouldn’t Leave Home Without

POSTED June 23rd 2019 BY Travel Writer
When traveling you want to lose yourself in the sights while not losing your valuables. The idea is to enjoy your destination and not be worried about theft, losing things, or being victimized by scam artists. In many foreign cultures, the thieves have a point of view of “shame on you” the victim, for making it easy for them to steal your valuables. They believe...
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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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Why You Need a Security Camera Strap

POSTED January 20th 2019 BY Beth Williams
Safeguard Your Camera with an Anti-Theft Camera Strap An anti-theft camera strap can help you bring home your saved memories plus your valuable camera. “Camera snatches,” or “cut and run” camera thefts, usually occur in tourist locations. Smart thieves recognize the value of your equipment and can be quick to find a way to relieve you from it.  It’s easy to be distracted either intentionally...
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Pack Smart, Pack Light, and Pack Right

POSTED November 20th 2018 BY Travel Writer
Your best chance of packing just the right amount of clothes is to plan what you will wear each day or by activity re-using as many items as possible. How to pack a suitcase is a bit of an art. Think a long sleeve shirt could be a light jacket over a t-shirt or be worn separately. Over-packing will also leave less room in your...
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