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Top Pickpocket Locations London Subways

POSTED September 14th 2017 BY kevin4371
While London tops many traveler’s lists as one of their must-see cities to visit in Europe, certain London’s subway lines are tops with pickpockets. The busier the station or line is with travelers the busier it is with pickpockets.  Make sure you are safe from pickpockets while using the London Underground or Tube so you don’t waste precious vacation time in a police station making...
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How to Avoid Theft on European Trains

POSTED August 3rd 2017 BY kevin4371
Train travel in Europe is efficient, comfortable and usually quite safe.  Most tourists somewhere on their European adventure will travel by rail.  However, where there are tourists there are thieves.  The more stops on your trip the more chances of theft of your luggage. So if you plan on train travel take a moment and learn how you can arrive at your destination with your...
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Lost, Delayed, and Damaged Luggage – Tips You Need to Know Before You Fly

POSTED July 4th 2017 BY Beth Williams
You have either seen it or heard about this gut-wrenching experience. Your airplane arrives at your final destination – you walk down to baggage claim – and stand at the baggage carousel for what seems like an eternity. You watch everyone else’s bags come down the conveyor belt. Then the carousel comes to an abrupt stop. You stand there staring at the empty baggage carousel when...
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Car Parking Safety Tips

POSTED June 23rd 2017 BY Beth Williams
Your car can practically be your home away from home whether you drive for business or leisure. Therefore, you will want to take some precautions to protect it and your possessions inside. Ideally, you wouldn’t leave anything valuable at all in your car, but the reality of life is that your car is going to serve as much like a safe deposit box or a storage...
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Do you sleep with the hotel balcony door open? Read this before you do it next time

POSTED June 14th 2017 BY Travel Writer
We have all stayed at hotels that have a nice balcony overlooking the ocean or the city. We do so because it adds to the ambiance, or maybe just to cool down the room.  But how safe is it to sleep with the balcony door open. Most travelers who think about this subject turn their thoughts to hotel rooms on the first floor, where it...
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7 Tips on How to Avoid Lost Luggage

POSTED June 10th 2017 BY Beth Williams
Bags get lost, stolen, opened by dishonest employees, or break open while being handled. The occurrence rate for this is low, but it does happen. No matter how low the rate you want to avoid lost luggage every time you travel. Research from SITA, the makers of the World Tracer System and producers of an annual report on the state of luggage 2016 (down from...
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