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New Government Travel Advisories Rate Safety Levels

POSTED March 1st 2018 BY Travel Writer
Travel Advisories are always being updated by the U.S. State Department. It’s important to know which destinations are on the DO NOT TRAVEL list for your safety and security. The U.S. State Department updates destinations regularly with a Travel Advisory Level. TRAVEL ADVISORY LEVEL DETAILS                 Level 1 – Exercise Normal Precautions: This is the lowest advisory level...
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How to Hide Money on Your Body

POSTED February 28th 2018 BY Beth Williams
Proven Ideas from Experienced Travelers How to hide money on your body. Today’s money belts are not your father’s money belt. A money belt can be your most important accessory when you’re traveling, especially when visiting busy and popular tourist attractions. It is in these locations where pickpockets and thieves are most likely to target their marks. A money belt depending on its size and...
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Secrets from Frequent Flyers: Tips and Tools You’ll Love

POSTED February 20th 2018 BY Travel Writer
Frequent flyers are always prepared for air travel. They’re on the right lists, they know the layout of airports, they own anti-theft travel gear, they use the best travel tools, and they always pack the right travel products. Here’s how you can up your travel game to travel like a pro even if you’re an occasional  air traveler. FREQUENT FLYERS REGISTER FOR TSA PRECHECK AND...
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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 as a checked piece of luggage if the bags don’t have removable lithium-ion batteries. The warning from the airlines are all...
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2 Must-Dos When Booking Hotel Rooms

POSTED February 11th 2018 BY Travel Writer
Security then comfort should be your priorities after location when selecting a hotel room. Communicate your wishes at the time when making a reservation. Be sure to follow up with the front desk, not the reservations group, 24 hours before you arrive.
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