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France – Watch Out for the Infamous Paris String or Friendship Bracelet Scam

POSTED June 23rd 2018 BY Beth Williams
A Famous Tourist Scam in Paris, France The Paris string scam in and around Paris (as well as other tourist cities in France and Italy) is also known as the  “Friendship Bracelet Scam” or the “French String Scam.” It’s a popular game or gift to engage you and distract you while an accomplice picks your pockets or bags or to bully you into giving a...
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Portable Travel Carbon Monoxide Alarm

POSTED June 5th 2018 BY Travel Writer
Recently the news reported a sad story about a family from Iowa killed in their room while they slept by what was suspected to be to a Carbon Monoxide poisoning. While not a common occurrence carbon monoxide leaks can happen at hotels, private vacation home rentals, and even at home. One simple item about the size of a pack of cigarettes can protect your’s and your...
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What You Can and Cannot Take on Airplanes

POSTED May 25th 2018 BY Beth Williams
To breeze through the TSA process proper planning and packing will expedite the screening process. Know what you can pack in your carry on bag and checked baggage before arriving at the airport by reviewing the lists below. Even if an item is generally permitted, it may be subject to additional screening or not allowed through the checkpoint if it triggers an alarm during the...
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What’s the Difference Between a Travel Charger and Adapter

POSTED May 10th 2018 BY Travel Writer
Travel Adapters vs Converters Most of the time, you will need adapter plugs when traveling however in some cases, you may need a voltage converter. Travel Tips  – Pack travel adapters and phone charges in your carry-on luggage. If your suitcase is lost, you will still be able to charge your cell phone & camera. Surprisingly, adapters are difficult to find in other countries. We...
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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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Vehicle Safe Information

POSTED May 10th 2018 BY Travel Writer
THESE SAFES ARE FOR SMALL VALUABLES, SUCH AS PHONES AND WALLETS  YOU LEAVE IN YOUR CAR TOO! A Guide to Vehicle Gun Safes and Portable Car Gun Safes Firearm or gun security is the responsibility of you the firearm owner. Many law enforcement officers or those with CCW’s rely on vehicle safes to help ensure that pistols or guns if left in vehicles, don’t end...
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