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How to Avoid Theft on European Trains

POSTED August 3rd 2021 BY kevin4371
Train travel in Europe is efficient, comfortable and usually quite safe.  Most tourists somewhere on their European adventure will travel by rail.  However, where there are tourists there are thieves.  Avoid theft on European trains with these security tips. The more stops on your trip the more chances of theft of your luggage. So if you plan on train travel take a moment and learn...
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Can You Fly If Your Driver’s License or ID Card Was Lost or Stolen?

POSTED July 28th 2021 BY Beth Williams
 The short answer to “Can You Fly If Your Driver’s License or ID Card Was Lost or Stolen” is yes, but read on. It’s a panic moment, you’re leaving for the airport and you can’t find a government photo ID like a driver’s license, passport, or military ID. It is lost or stolen. The good news is that if you’re 18 years of age or...
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Pickpocket and Scam Activity at the Eiffel Tower, Paris

POSTED June 27th 2021 BY Beth Williams
Tourists love to visit the Eiffel tower at night and hence there are pickpockets at the Eiffel Tower at night too. Many tourists visit the surrounding area of the Eiffel Tower at night to see it lit up with strobe lights and enjoy the tower’s nighttime ambiance. The benefit of visiting the tower late in the evening is that there are smaller crowds and shorter...
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France – Watch Out for the Infamous Paris String or Friendship Bracelet Scam

POSTED June 23rd 2021 BY Beth Williams
A Famous Tourist Scam in Paris, France The Paris string scam in and around Paris (as well as other tourist cities in France and Italy) is also known as the  “Friendship Bracelet Scam” or the “French String Scam.” It’s a popular game or gift to engage you and distract you while an accomplice picks your pockets, bags, or bullies you into giving a donation in...
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Guide to the Best Travel Money Belts and Security Pouches

POSTED June 22nd 2021 BY Beth Williams
The Best Money Belts to Hide Money, Credit Cards, and Passports Travel Smart and Keep Valuables Close and Secure The best travel money belt is a security money belt or pouch and it can be your most important travel accessory, especially when visiting busy and popular tourist attractions. It is in these locations where pickpockets and thieves target tourists. Shield and protect your valuables from...
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Portable Travel Carbon Monoxide Detector

POSTED June 5th 2021 BY Travel Writer
A portable travel carbon monoxide detector is a must-have and must-pack travel accessory. News reports of vacationers killed while sleeping due to Carbon Monoxide poisoning are rare. But they do happen in hotel rooms, vacation rental homes, and villas. Carbon monoxide poisoning can even happen at home. What is carbon monoxide Carbon monoxide (CO) is an odorless and colorless gas. You can’t see it, smell...
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