Articles on personal safety, travel security and safeguarding your valuables while travelling.


If you’ve already read our article about how to prevent room theft while travellingyou should fully understand the importance of carrying your own room padlock when travelling.

If you haven't read that, the reason you need to carry your own padlock is that many guesthouses and hotels use padlocks to secure their rooms and you can't always trust a padlock provided to you the receptionist.



Every year, thousands of travellers report having had valuables stolen from their rooms. 

All of this anecdotal evidence suggests that room theft is one of the most common ways that travellers are separated from their precious valuables. 

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