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33 Easy Tricks to Make Trip Planning a Breeze

POSTED February 4th 2018 BY Beth Williams
Trip planning can be stressful. Learn what to do before you plan your next trip to make traveling as organized, stress-free, and cost-effective as possible. From prepping and packing to getting through airport security with ease, a few easy guidelines and pre-travel preparation can help cut down on travel delays and on-the-go mishaps. Whether you’re a beginner or experienced traveler, these 33 easy tricks for...
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Pickpocketing and RFID Digital Theft Increase: How to Prevent Becoming a Victim

POSTED January 24th 2018 BY Travel Writer
Pickpocketing and RFID digital ID theft are two ongoing problems affecting tourists around the world. San Francisco shows an increase in the numbers of pickpocketing. Meanwhile, one thief at Coachella allegedly pickpocketed more than 100 phones at the music festival. Thieves have even been caught on video pickpocketing victims, who fall asleep on public transportation or subways. When traveling overseas, Independent.co.uk reports pickpocketing is a major issue in...
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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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Guide to Bargaining and Shopping Overseas

POSTED January 22nd 2018 BY Beth Williams
Shopping Overseas “Caveat Emptor” Let the Buyer Beware! The Art of Bargaining One of the oldest and most basic shopping skills is bargaining, but many westerners have completely lost the art.  This is especially true when visiting open-air markets and bazaars, where bargaining is the accepted and an expected method of setting a price.  Many of Europe’s top outdoor markets are a great place to practice...
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Fingerprinting: What You Need To Know Now About TSA Pre✓®

POSTED January 17th 2018 BY Travel Writer
Are you ready for fingerprinting in exchange for a faster experience at the airport? It’s true that there’s nothing worse than waiting in a long line at the airport. You’re already running late but your line isn’t moving. Out of the corner of your eye, you see an alternative shorter line moving much faster than your line. You also notice that those passengers don’t need...
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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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