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Italy: Pickpocket Scams in Venice

POSTED March 20th 2018 BY Beth Williams
Venice is another great “don’t miss” city in Italy, but it’s also where pickpockets prey on tourists. Like tourists, pickpockets love Venice, too. Pickpocket Scams Are A Part of Venice Italy The following are the most common locations where tourists fall victim to thieves, scams, and pickpockets. Piazza di San Marco, Academia Museum, the Rialto Bridge, and smaller crowded bridges. (The common factor here is crowds.)...
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What Every Beach or Pool-Goer Needs to Pack, and it’s not Sunscreen

POSTED March 3rd 2018 BY Beth Williams
Thefts at beaches and pools increase during the busy vacation season when tourists and locals flock to the water.  Most beachgoers leave their wallets, cell phones, cameras or other valuables while they go for a swim or walk along the shore hoping that they’ll be there when they return. Most think they don’t have an alternative but to leave their property unattended or guarded. Some...
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Cell Phone Photos Can Save Missing Valuables While Traveling

POSTED March 2nd 2018 BY Travel Writer
Technology has advanced so that photos on your cell phone photos can quickly help save your missing valuables while traveling. When anything is missing, lost, or stolen while traveling, it can be extremely stressful. Your cell phone can actually facilitate the return of valuables if you take pictures of your valuables prior to departure. If belongings are damaged inside of your luggage and you have photos, it...
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New Government Travel Advisories Rate Safety Levels

POSTED March 1st 2018 BY Travel Writer
Travel Advisories are always being updated by the U.S. State Department. It’s important to know which destinations are on the DO NOT TRAVEL list for your safety and security. The U.S. State Department updates destinations regularly with a Travel Advisory Level. TRAVEL ADVISORY LEVEL DETAILS                 Level 1 – Exercise Normal Precautions: This is the lowest advisory level...
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How to Hide Money on Your Body

POSTED February 28th 2018 BY Beth Williams
Proven Ideas from Experienced Travelers. Today’s money belts are not your father’s money belt. A money belt can be your most important accessory when you’re traveling, especially when visiting busy and popular tourist attractions. It is in these locations where pickpockets and thieves are most likely to target their marks. A money belt depending on its size and design is used to hide money, cash, passports, and...
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How To Stop Burglars From Opening Your Hotel Room

POSTED February 25th 2018 BY Beth Williams
Safety and security in a hotel – 2 key elements: – a portable travel door lock for when you’re in the room – a tamper-evident hotel safe lock for securing your valuables Is your gear safe when you leave your hotel room? Secure your values while you’re away from your hotel room by using a hotel safe lock or portable travel safe. Do you sleep with...
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