Tag: Travel Tips

Avoid Getting Scammed While on Vacation

We can all spot them: that person who takes pictures of everything, walking around with their fanny pack on, map in hand…the typical tourist. When you are in a foreign place you can easily be picked out of the crowd by a local. Although we all try to be conscientious of our surroundings, it only takes a second to become a victim. They may appear to be a helping hand in a time of need, be weary of their smiling face!
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Tips to Avoid Baggage Theft

As if paying to check your bags wasn’t bad enough, you now have to worry about all of your items arriving at your destination securely.

Chances are good that you know someone who has had something mysteriously missing from his or her checked bags. You may even have been a victim yourself. But, it’s not just checked baggage that’s at risk. Sticky-fingered TSA agents are rare, but they have been known to pocket items from carryon’s and purses in the screening area.
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Tips for Traveling Solo

While it may not be for everyone, some believe that traveling solo is something that everyone should experience during their lifetime. Traveling alone differs from traveling with others for the fact that you are able to go where you want, when you want and never worry about pleasing anyone during your travels except for yourself. While traveling alone could be nerve racking for some, others feel that is easier to meet new people as well as explore what new locations truly have to offer. Whether you are new to the idea of solo travel, or it is one of your favorite things, we wanted to offer some tips we feel may keep you safer and happier during your solo journey.
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