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Know Before You Go: How to Protect Yourself from Travel Theft

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Here’s the bad news, you have to be careful when you travel. Theft happens. And sometimes it’s when you least expect it. There’s luggage theft at the airport, pick pockets going for your wallet and cell phone when you’re in a crowd, and even valuables that can be stolen at hotels. But there’s some good news. Staying alert and carrying the right travel gear can keep you and your belongs safe wherever you go.

Know before you go! Alyssa Caverley shares the five steps you need to follow to protect your valuables and your identity.

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