Travel Tips and Advice for Safer, More Comfortable, and Worry-Free Travel.

Travel Tips: Speed through TSA Airport Lines with These Hacks

Travelers are waiting in longer and longer TSA security lines, missing flights and in some cases sleeping overnight in the airport.

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Top Pickpocket Locations London Subways

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.

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Women's Travel Essentials

Keep it light for peace of mind. Whether you’re packing, going out for a day of sight-seeing, or going out at night, you will want to keep it light.

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Photography Restrictions in Foreign Countries

POSTED April 22nd 2017 BY Beth Williams
What you video or photograph in some foreign countries could land you in trouble. Some countries other than the U.S. have stricter rules about what you may photograph or film than we do. This is especially true when it comes to taking photographs of certain government buildings.  It appears that most of the problems arise when the destination you are visiting is having an internal...
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Renting Cars with Credit Cards

POSTED April 22nd 2017 BY Beth Williams
Many travelers prefer to pay for rental cars with credit cards. In fact, if you don’t have a major credit card, you may find that some car rental companies will not rent you a car, or will require a large cash deposit to cover any potential damage. Are you covered? You may even save money when you rent a car using a credit card, since...
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Are You Prepared for an Emergency Abroad?

POSTED April 7th 2017 BY Beth Williams
Emergencies while travelling abroad can come in all shapes and sizes, from a natural disaster to political upheaval, an accident or illness to becoming the victim of crime.  Not many people like to think of these possibilities before they travel, but some basic preparation for a potential emergency will make your trip a lot easier should the worst really occur. To help you get organised...
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Emergency Assistance: Get Help At a U.S. Embassy or Consulate

POSTED March 31st 2017 BY Travel Writer
U.S. embassies and consulates are located in countries around the world which have diplomatic relations with the United States. Those who work in the American embassy or consulate are official representatives of the U.S. and its interest. They act as liaisons between the U.S. government and the host country. Most US embassies and consulates are located in the country’s capital city.  Working with the Department of State,...
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Most Important Passport Security Tips

POSTED March 30th 2017 BY Beth Williams
The Most Important Passport Security Tips for Travel Your passport is your key to proving citizenship and is the document that the US and other countries use to recognize you and to let you enter the country.  Sure you know that you need to protect your passport.  If you’re traveling abroad, especially for the first time,  take a few minutes to read up on the...
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Refresh Your Travel Skills – Know Before You Go

POSTED March 24th 2017 BY Travel Writer
It’s exciting to plan a trip to somewhere you’ve never visited before. However, it can be also a little bit scary and overwhelming if you haven’t flown in a very long time. Times change and so do airports and TSA screening regulations. Read further for a few tips on how to negotiate the airport experience more calmly and easier. Here are ten useful tips that will guarantee you...
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Avoiding Home Burglaries While Traveling

POSTED March 21st 2017 BY Beth Williams
Keep em’ Out! Most criminals who burglarize homes are looking for an easy hit; a house that they can break into quickly, take something of value and leave without being detected. There’s no fail-proof way to keep out a burglar, but every little bit of deterrence helps.  Even if you can’t afford a security system, you can take a few minutes to make your home a little...
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Hiding Valuables Discreetly

POSTED March 21st 2017 BY Beth Williams
You Won’t Find Me! Anyone who has ever left for vacation has spent time considering where in their homes to hide their valuables. Well, chances are that a thief has spent even more time pondering where valuables are likely to be hid. All things considered, a safety deposit box in a bank vault is still the best place to keep jewelry and other valuables, but...
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Italy – Theft Scams in Milan

POSTED March 20th 2017 BY Beth Williams
Milan Italy – the fashion capitol of Italy has pickpockets who steal from the fashionably and not so fashionably  dressed! While this article highlights popular pickpocket scams and location in Milan, make sure you check out the scams popular in other  Pickpocket Scams in Milan, Italy Milan may be the fashion capital of Italy, but it is yet another city where tourists can experience pick pocketing...
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Sexual Assaults on Airplanes – Know Before You Fly

POSTED March 17th 2017 BY Travel Writer
Being sexually assaulted on an airplane is the last thing any traveler would think about. Yet sexual assault on airplanes is a crime on the rise. The reporting of sexual assault in the sky has seen an increase in reporting over the last several years. The FBI has recently reported that in-flight sexual assaults have increased by 45% in 2016, over the prior year. Many of...
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