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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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Travel Insurance for Your Luggage

POSTED January 22nd 2010 BY Beth Williams
What Does Travel Insurance Cover? Many of us are tempted to purchase travel insurance just in case the travel gods are not looking after us every leg of our journey. Travel insurance offers some important coverage, however, the theft of your property is another thing. The Policy When you buy a travel insurance policy, you need to ask specific questions, and make sure the answers...
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Laptop Theft – A Business Perspective

POSTED January 22nd 2010 BY Beth Williams
Why Criminals Steal Laptops Ten years ago when travelers were victimized the objects of theft were cameras; five years ago it was camcorders, today it is laptops.  Criminals look at laptops as a good return on their “investment.”  A good laptop can be worth up to 5,000 dollars.  A criminal can sell a stolen laptop to an unsuspecting used computer store or pawnshop and easily...
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Protecting Your Identity and Privacy

POSTED January 22nd 2010 BY Beth Williams
Safeguarding our identity and privacy should be a part of our everyday lives, however many of us are not aware of the various resources to assist us with this endeavor.  There are 5 kinds of Identity Theft but most people are just aware of credit card identity theft. That is just 20% of the problem. Here are all five. 1) Driver’s License Identity Theft 2)...
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International Drivers License

POSTED January 22nd 2010 BY Beth Williams
If you intend to drive overseas, check with the embassy or consulate of the countries you will visit to learn their driver’s license, road permit, and auto insurance requirements. If possible, obtain road maps before you go or make sure your gps or gps app is updated to support your travel destination. Many countries do not recognize a U.S. driver’s license. Most, however, accept an...
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International Driving Customs

POSTED January 22nd 2010 BY Beth Williams
The question of which side of the road people drive on in various countries arises from time to time which is why the below list came about.  This is a fairly comprehensive list which has been compiled by multiple contributors over the years. The reasons for choosing one side of the road over another, as well as the reasons for the original choice and the...
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Hotel Safety

POSTED January 21st 2010 BY Beth Williams
Before You Leave Document your valuables.  Photocopy or take pictures of all credit cards, airline tickets, passports and important documents, front and back. Store securely where you can have access to if needed. Jewelry and luggage and all valuables that you plan on taking should be photographed prior to your trip. What to Look for in a Safe Hotel If possible, select a hotel which has installed modern...
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How to Avoid Carjacking

POSTED January 21st 2010 BY Beth Williams
Stealing a car by force has captured headlines across the country. Statistically your chances of being a carjacking victim are very slim, and prevention actions can reduce the risk even more. Tactics for Safety Carjacking – What is it? Carjacking is a violent crime that has been on a dramatic increase. It is a crime in which a car is taken from a person by...
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Children Travel

POSTED January 21st 2010 BY Beth Williams
Nine great websites with information about traveling with children.  Each covers a different topic and offers advice and tips to make your’s and the children’s trip pleasant. Reduce stress, have baby supplies sent to your hotel Child Safety In The Air Top 10 Safety Tips for Traveling With Children Using Child Restraints on Aircraft Traveling with a Child Seat Traveling with Children Lavatory Adventures General cabin safety information at the Cabin Safety Home...
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Flight Tracker

POSTED January 21st 2010 BY Beth Williams
    Tracking your flight is fun and easy. Now your kids or someone picking you up can see exactly where your flight is! Click here to see how easy it is.         Arrive rested and ready to start your adventure, find first-class comfort items for your trip.                       Flight Tracker was last modified: June...
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Why You Need a Security Camera Strap

POSTED January 20th 2010 BY Beth Williams
Safe Guarding Your Camera with an Anti-Theft Camera Strap “Camera snatches,” or “cut and run” camera thefts usually occur in tourist hot spots. Here are some suggestion for what you can do to make sure you return home with your valuable gear and memories. Camera Snatchers and Cut and Run Thefts Many travelers are aware that crowded tourists destinations are popular with pickpockets and other...
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