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Travel Safety Tips

Packable Items That Can Save Your Life in a Disaster

SmarterTravel | Posted 10.05.2014 | Travel
SmarterTravel

Earthquakes. Fires. Tsunamis. Hurricanes. Most of us don't think about these things as we're packing, but when we visit destinations vulnerable to certain types of disasters, we take on the real risk of an emergency.

Women Traveling Alone: Top Priority Is Safety

Kristen Houghton | Posted 09.21.2014 | Women
Kristen Houghton

Many of us need to travel for business purposes and all of us like to travel for pleasure. The best security we can give ourselves is to be aware, alert and cautious of our surroundings and the people in them.

5 Mobile Apps for Safer Travel

Stephanie Be | Posted 08.02.2014 | Travel
Stephanie Be

Talking about safer travel is something I take to heart; I'm discussing five real situations I have personally been in or have friends who were in, and an easy way to have reduced the risk of said situation with a mobile app.

#StopMuploads -- Stop Posting Live Updates and Checking in on Social Media

Stephanie Be | Posted 05.03.2014 | Travel
Stephanie Be

How to Say Safe Online and Why You Don't Realize It's a Problem. This message isn't just for travel bloggers, bloggers, journalists, and models. It's...

Top 15 Tips for Traveling During the Holiday Season

Avital Zeisler | Posted 01.26.2014 | Women
Avital Zeisler

As Thanksgiving traditionally kicks off the holiday season, many of us travel far and wide to visit with family and friends. There are some basic safety tips to keep in mind as we pack up our things and get out on the road.

U.S. Embassy Warns Tourists Of Armed Robberies In Bahamas

AP | Posted 07.21.2013 | Travel

NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — The U.S. Embassy in the Bahamas is warning about the threat of armed robbery in the capital of the island chain off Florida's...

How To Stay Safe While Traveling

AP | By BETH J. HARPAZ | Posted 06.10.2013 | Travel

NEW YORK (AP) — Recent high-profile attacks on tourists in India, Brazil, Turkey and Mexico — including rapes — have raised questions about pers...

6 Essential Travel Safety Tips For Post 50s

Huff/Post50 | Kristen Stenerson | Posted 06.05.2013 | Fifty

Before you venture out on vacation this summer, there are a few crucial items you may not even have on your to-do list. Huff/Post50 recently spoke wit...