Staying Safe On Vacation is more comfortable when you ask the locals for help. If you are traveling off the beaten path, they can point you in the right direction and where you shouldn’t go. And there is a good chance that you will be safe while enjoying the sights and sounds of the area, as long as you stay alert to the people around you.
It is also a good idea to bring at least one form of identification with you. This may seem small, but if something were to happen to your luggage, you wouldn’t want to find out it is nothing more than a plastic ball without a head or feet! And don’t forget the wallet. It should be easy to carry along because it is the one thing every traveler carries on vacation.
Safety is a big concern, especially on vacation. People have been killed in cars in high-speed chases, in roller coasters, and even in some of Europe’s more remote parts. If you have a family who travels, this can be doubly true. Just make sure your family knows where to reach you in case of emergency, and be prepared to help yourself.
Keep your items locked up. No matter how safe you think you are, the chances of someone breaking in while you are gone are probably pretty high. Even if it is not as important to you that your stuff stays safe, it’s still a good idea to be prepared for the worst.
It is imperative to review your security measures once you get home. Make sure that the doors are locked, and the windows are adequately covered. And that includes the garage. Don’t leave your motorcycle outside overnight.
Vacation is always exciting, and you shouldn’t have to worry about what to do or where to go. Stay alert, and you’ll be just fine. Don’t mind the weather. It’s always good to know that you can always have some shelter from the sun on those days when the weather is terrible. You can go outside and enjoy the day or stay inside and curl up with a book. When it is hot and muggy outside, stay inside and enjoy the cool shade.
Pack your food. If you aren’t going out to eat, it doesn’t make much sense to pack the whole meal to have something to take home if you are stuck in a restaurant.
Make sure you keep your car clean. Before you leave, be sure to get all your luggage and personal belongings cleaned up.
Korey has been a security consultant for fortune 500 companies, focused on penetration testing (pen testing) and executive asset protection for over 15 years.
Based on Rhode Island, Korey believes everyone should be mindful of security — especially in these times where information is passed through everywhere we go and is passionate about sharing solutions no matter what your budget is.