It is summer and many plan to travel either in the US or to foreign countries. You will take cash, credit or debit cards and, maybe, traveler’s checks with you while on vacation. How will you keep your money and IDs safe? The safety tips below provide a bit of information that can help with that…
Always be alert to your surroundings. Do an online research of the areas you plan to travel to.
Keep your IDs, smartphones, wallet and valuables close to you and secured.
Hotels offer safes in your room where you can store your valuables.
Don’t use public WiFi networks to access your bank or credit card accounts.
In some cases, you could open a separate bank or credit card account for that specific trip.
Check your accounts after you get back home. Sometimes, thieves may use your information later.
So, check your credit reports, credit card and bank accounts for signs of identity theft and report it immediately if you notice any suspicious activities.