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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Spain – Fake Police Scam in Barcelona

POSTED March 21st 2010 BY Beth Williams
The fake police scam in Barcelona alleges that the police are looking for counterfeit money. While this tourist scam is found in different parts of the world  it seems to be reported much more in Barcelona, Span.  The scam works like this. First, the thieves look for obvious, unsuspecting tourists that are walking in an area that does not have a lot of foot traffic....
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Be Travel-Wise, How to Avoid Popular Pickpocket Scams

POSTED March 20th 2010 BY Beth Williams
Be travel-wise and travel smartly. Be informed and select the right travel gear for a worry-free trip. Generally  travel scams involve distractions, a mark easily confused, crowds, and often unseen teams of pickpockets can make it so that even a seasoned traveler can fall victim.  Quickest solution is to use anti-theft  travel gear to protect valuables. The gear protects valuables and stop pickpockets cold in their tracks....
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How To Protect Your Jewelry When Traveling

POSTED March 17th 2010 BY Beth Williams
When traveling overseas, many travelers take expensive jewelry with them.  When this occurs, you need to think carefully about how much you really need to take, and if your jewelry really have to be “real” or faux.  The risk of theft, loss and damage increases as soon as you start your trip because you are in new surroundings, doing new activities and often in tourist...
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Protecting Travel Documents While on the Road

POSTED March 11th 2010 BY Beth Williams
Misplacing travel documents is something that should be avoided and so travelers should keep a careful eye on their travel papers all the time. Travelers prefer avoiding obtaining replacements for travel documents so it is a responsibility to protect these important papers. This article will be giving travel advice necessary for the basic guarding of one’s travel documents wherever and whenever. What Travel Documents Should...
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Traveling And Identity Theft – What Do They Have In Common?

POSTED March 10th 2010 BY Beth Williams
Over seven million people in the U.S. last year alone were victims of identity theft resulting in approximately fifty billion dollars of fraudulent credit card, bank, and other financial charges. A significant number of these victims were business travelers, people on their holidays, and tourists. Here is some valuable information that may save you lots of grief when you travel. It’s very easy when people...
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How to Avoid Looking like a Tourist

POSTED March 10th 2010 BY Beth Williams
You can spot them in any big city: gaggles of backpack-lugging, snapshot-taking outsiders who always seem to be at every major landmark. They’re often loud, sunburned and dragging along a bunch of screaming kids. They’re tourists. While not all tourists are that bad, when strangers come to your town or city, you can usually spot them a mile away. And that means that con artists,...
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On the Road With Your Laptop – A Safe Journey For Your Data

POSTED February 28th 2010 BY Beth Williams
Travelers are taking laptops and other digital data devices on the road today in ever increasing numbers,many of the folks doing this are now taking into account the various security concerns that they might come up against on the road.  What’s odd is that travelers take all kinds of other precautions before their trip – they pack sunscreen and motion sickness pills and buy TSA luggage...
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Russia – A Guide to Avoiding Pickpockets – Actual Pickpocket on Video

POSTED February 28th 2010 BY Beth Williams
 Moscow, Russia Pickpocket Steals From Drunk on Metro Moscow, Russia – Avoid Pickpockets on the Subway. The Directorate of Internal Affairs, reported that 290 robberies took place on the Moscow metro in the first 10 months of 2013 and only 182 of them were solved. Pickpocket and thieves that operate in the subways and metro rely on surprise and being faster than you are.  That...
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A Street Smart Guide to Avoiding Pickpockets – Actual Pickpocket Videos – Version 5

POSTED February 27th 2010 BY Beth Williams
This is Part 5 of the pickpocket videos post. If you came to this pickpocket video page first, it is recommended that you visit the first pickpocket video page of this series so you do not miss any of the the other pickpocket videos, as well as other significant pickpocket prevention tips. Pickpocket Video – Nairobi Africa, Bus Stop This video was shot at a...
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A Video Guide to Avoiding Pickpockets

POSTED February 27th 2010 BY Beth Williams
You can learn a lot by watching someone fall victim to a pickpocket.  This is a collection of videos of pickpockets caught in action across Europe.  See how these slick fingered pickpockets operate. Pickpocket Video Filmed in Rome, Italy This is a completion video that is not the best of quality. However, it does have many video segments that are of actual pickpockets in action.  The...
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