Travel Safety Tips: At The Airport

14 Apr Travel Safety Tips: At The Airport

Stay especially alert and watch your bags and laptop computer carefully at all times.  Don’t let anyone but uniformed airline personnel handle your bags.  Watch out for staged mishaps, like someone bumping into you or spilling a drink, often it’s a ploy to divert your attention.

Carry your purse close to your body, or your wallet in an inside front pocket.  Better yet, wear a money pouch under your clothes.

Keep a separate record of the contents of checked luggage and keep anything of value in a carry-on that stays with you.  Also, avoid displaying expensive cameras, jewelry, and luggage that might draw attention.  Your aim should be to blend in with the crowd.

Crime can be random, but there’s a lot you can do to limit your chances of becoming a victim. Often simply being aware of the threat of crime—and alert to what you can do to prevent it—will go a long way to making your business trip both safe and successful