Five Ways to Avoid Theft on Vacation – SmarterTravel.com

Luckily we’ve never encountered any crime or pick-pocketing in ANY of our travels. Want a packing list? Contact us, and we will send you one“Once I was in the Middle East, and walking in a city with a colleague,” says Craig Bidois, principal consultant, Fear Free, a New Zealand-based security and safety management firm. “A … More Five Ways to Avoid Theft on Vacation – SmarterTravel.com

Walking down: 5 tips for avoiding the latest hotel scam

Tripsoby Christopher ElliottJack Taras and his friends thought they would be checking in to the Occidental Grand hotel on the Dominican Republic’s postcard-perfect Eastern shore for Spring Break. But when Taras, a 19-year-old sophomore from Providence College, arrived at the resort, he was greeted with the hotel industry’s latest trick: he was walked down. “They … More Walking down: 5 tips for avoiding the latest hotel scam