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Hotel Maids Stealing from Guest Rooms – Videos

POSTED March 29th 2014 BY Beth Williams
While most hotel employees are honest, every occupation has a few employees who may steal.  The following videos were taken by hotel guests who have caught dishonest hotel maids stealing items from their room, or going into their personal belongings in search of items to steal. You should always check that your valuables are secured out of view prior to leaving your hotel room. Your hotel...
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Italy – Tourist Scams in Florence

POSTED March 20th 2014 BY Beth Williams
Florence, Italy is a must-see city for most tourists, and therefore popular for pickpockets too. Here are a few tips to consider when visiting Florence Italy. Here are some of the top pickpocket location in Florence – but keep in mind that these locations can change. Basilica of San Lorenzo and Market Ponte Vecchio Main station Santa Maria Novella Pitti Palace Battistero off San Giovanni...
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Taxi Scams – See These Scams Caught on Video

POSTED February 24th 2014 BY Beth Williams
Taxi drivers scam tourists all over the globe. The only purpose is to get the most money they can out of their fare, legally or not. The following are various taxi scams caught on tape. Watch a few of these to understand how vulnerable you can be if you don’t know the tricks dishonest taxi drivers can pull on you. Being informed can save money....
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How Purse Thieves Work

POSTED February 7th 2014 BY Beth Williams
Purse thieves and pickpockets have been around since purses were first made and is a crime that every woman should be alert to, as having your purse stolen or picked, especially overseas, can become a vacation-ruining experience. Here are a few ideas to help you better protect your purse from being stolen, snatched, or your wallet lifted out of it. First,  you need to know that most...
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Airport Maps

POSTED November 19th 2013 BY Beth Williams
Know before your go!  Before you confirm that connecting flight make sure you leave yourself enough time to make to your next departure.  How far is the connecting gate?  Some airports have trains and trams you need to board to get to another terminal, and they can be time-consuming so you have to plan accordingly.  If you’re traveling with children leave yourself additional time, and...
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Spain – How Women Carry Their Handbags in Barcelona

POSTED March 3rd 2013 BY Beth Williams
Barcelona is famously called the favorite city of pickpockets. Perhaps because the beautiful city attracts so many tourists. Barcelona offers many sights to distract the tourists. The most well-known one is the large pedestrian-friendly street called the Las Ramblas with so much going on, street vendors, performers, restaurants, and shopping to distract tourists. The following video shows how women carry their purses while walking down the Ramblas in...
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