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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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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Luggage Handlers Caught on Video Mishandling Your Bags

POSTED March 10th 2017 BY Beth Williams
Don’t pack valuables or breakables in check luggage Ever wonder what happens with your luggage when you give it to the airlines?  Most of the time…nothing…. You pick up your luggage at your final destination and you are on your way.  However, ever wonder why luggage becomes damaged when the airlines handle it….or why you should be careful about placing items of value in your...
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Pacsafe Secure Anti-Theft Features

POSTED March 3rd 2017 BY Travel Writer
Securing your valuables is always a concern when traveling. No one wants to lose their passport, money, or phone accidentally or to theft. Did you know that all Pacsafe products have built-in anti-theft features? Each bag was designed with the smartest features to protect your belongings by making it more difficult for pickpockets or thieves to slash your bag and steal your valuables. Having a good...
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Third World Travel Safety Tips

POSTED February 13th 2017 BY Beth Williams
Westerners traveling to third world countries are often targets of criminals because they most likely have more money and valuables than the locals and less recourse if they are victimized. Consider the following and investigate your destination before you travel. Common Scams  Fake police. People who own a police badge and even a uniform may be crooks in disguise. Be suspicious of anybody who asks...
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Understanding The Different Types Of Travel Insurance

POSTED February 10th 2017 BY Travel Writer
Travel Insurance is your backpack plan. Even the best thought-out plans may be interrupted by circumstances out of your control, think political unrest, global or personal financial troubles, health emergencies as well as natural disasters. So when planning your flights and hotels be sure to put travel insurance on your planning check-list too, for peace of mind. Insurance will help you recover expenses should you be...
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Staying Safe In Port

POSTED February 6th 2017 BY Beth Williams
Major national and international initiatives went into effect to heighten the security of ships and ports in 2004. What effect have they had on the safety of cruise passengers ashore? The answer, alas, is probably none directly, though there may be a slight increase in safety within the ports themselves, because of the better fencing, increased surveillance and more intense review of identification documents. But once...
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Safety Tips for Solo Women Travelers

POSTED February 6th 2017 BY Beth Williams
A solo woman traveler has so much to think about.  Here are a few good tips or at the very least some good advice to consider before you go out on your adventure. What to Do Before You Go Pack so you can carry all your belongings yourself. Use wheeled luggage.  and get a bag bungee to secure your tote or another smaller bag to the...
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