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10 Tips to Avoid Pickpockets while Traveling by The Tyler Group Barcelona Travel Guide

ByRoxanne Sandin

For many, vacation time is right around the corner and the thought of the perfect getaway does not include being a victim of crime. While most vacations will go as planned, some will fall victim to petty theft: mainly purse snatching and pickpockets. Thieves target tourists because they are the ones with the money. In Barcelona alone, it is estimated almost 6,000 incidents happen daily–that is 1 out of every 4 tourists. So how do you protect yourself from becoming part of the pick-pocketing statistics? Here are 10 sure-fire ways to better your odds. 1) Wear a money belt 2) Do not put anything in your back pocket 3) Valuables need to stay in your hotel room 4) Walk with purpose and confidence 5) Secure your belongings 6) Carry a purse or bag with the flap against your body 7) Get to know your new money before heading out 8) Stay clear of commotions and avoid crowds 9) Know how they work 10) Be unpredictable

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Publication Date
May 31, 2014
Language
English
ISBN
9781291899542
Category
Travel & Adventure
Copyright
All Rights Reserved - Standard Copyright License
Contributors
By (author): Roxanne Sandin

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PDF

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