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How to Travel With Your Pet on a Plane

POSTED February 18th 2018 BY Travel Writer
Traveling with pets on planes is more and more common and so are the problems associated with it. So it’s vital that you plan ahead of time as much as possible and make travel decisions that first and foremost keep your pet safe and comfortable. Follow these tips for domestic air or car travel. International travel with your pet requires much more preparation. Did you know...
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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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Smart Luggage Not So Smart: Four Airlines Ban Smart Bags

POSTED February 13th 2018 BY Travel Writer
Smart luggage is posing more of a headache for travelers than expected. In January 2018, four airlines banned smart bags that do NOT have removable lithium-ion batteries. Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, Delta Airlines, and Hawaiian Airlines have banned smart bags as a carry-on and checked piece of luggage if the bags don’t have removable lithium-ion batteries. The warning from the airlines are all similar: Due...
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How Safe Are Hotel Room Safes?

POSTED February 7th 2018 BY Beth Williams
Every “how to” article about keeping your valuables secure in a hotel recommends placing them in the in-room safe.  Your hotel safe is a good place to keep valuables out of view and it is a much better solution than trying to hide them in your room.  However, no room safe is 100% secure, here’s why. All hotels have a backdoor or “special way” so...
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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 and your first line of defense against pickpockets. Read on to learn how pickpockets operate and which purses thieves like to steal from the most. Pickpocket proof purses easily foil would be thieves with hidden built-in anti-theft features to help keep your valuables safe.  The most important features of a...
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Do You Know Where The Most Germs Live in Airports and on Airlines? It’s Not Where You Think

POSTED February 6th 2018 BY Travel Writer
If you travel on the airlines for business or pleasure, you’re going to meet hidden germs along the way from the airport to the airplane. If you know where the most germs are hiding in the airports and on the airlines, it could mean the difference in keeping you healthy on your next trip. Good health is everything when you travel because you want to...
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