* 12 travel essentials to keep your belongings from being stolen
* Protection from theft and Radio-frequency identification (RFID) loss
* Luggage, backpacks and money belts
There are few things worse than experiencing some form of theft, especially while you are away from home. Regardless of whether it’s a physical loss or having electronic ID and bank details taken, afternoons spent on the phone cancelling cards or re-purchasing what’s been taken are a living nightmare.
The best way to prevent theft is being well prepared for what’s ahead. Aside from researching your travel destination and buying travel insurance, this selection of anti-theft wallets, bags and belts give you the best chance of avoiding such a vacation-ruining ordeal.
1. RFID Blocking Credit Card Sleeves
With the increase in identity and data theft, it’s never been more important to stay safe from Radio-frequency identification (RFID) loss through your passport or credit cards. These government-approved sleeves are made to keep your documents and cards protected and give you peace of mind as you travel.
18 RFID Blocking Sleeves (14 Credit Card Holders & 4 Passport Protectors) Ultimate Premium Identity Theft Protection Set for Men & Women. Smart Slim Design fits Wallet/Purse (Versatile Pack)
2. RFID Blocking Credit Card Holder
Another data-theft device, this RFID-blocking wallet contains 11 card slots and an ID card holder. The outside is made from genuine cow split leather and it’s available in a variety of colors to ensure it matches the rest of your traveling gear.
Women's RFID Blocking 12 Slots Credit Card Holder Leather Accordion Wallet,black
3. Pacsafe Travel Belt Wallet
A true travel ‘belt’, this Pacsafe product looks like a normal, day-to-day belt. However, the secret lies within the cleverly designed zipped pocket on the side kept against your pants. This concealed space is ideal for keeping folded bills safe and out of sight.
4. Shoulder Sling Bag
Offering a great mix of function, style and comfort, this shoulder sling bag could easily become your favorite travel partner. Made from high quality polyester fabric, the bag features numerous pockets for your tablet, phone and other miscellaneous items. It’s also designed with a front pocket for quick access to your belongings.[caption id="attachment_80937" align="aligncenter" width="1032"] Image courtesy of Amazon[/caption]
5. SevenBlu Money Belt
Proclaiming to be the best of its kind, the SevenBlu money belt has a lot to offer. Constructed with high-quality, ripstop nylon to prevent rips, this money pouch can accommodate all of your holiday bills and the lightweight, breathable material makes daily use easy.
Travel Money Belt with RFID Block | LARGE | Fits Big Bills - Safe and Secure - HIDDEN Cash Waist Bag Pouch Gray
6. Neck Wallet & Passport Holder
Always know where your most important things are with this subtle neck wallet. Large enough to hold your passport, credit cards, money and tickets, this slim travel pouch fits comfortably around your neck and can be worn either above or below your clothing.
Travel Neck Wallet & Passport Holder - Hidden Anti Theft RFID Blocking Pouch (Old Ash)
7. Travelon Messenger Bag
An alternative design to the cross-body bag, this Travelon messenger bag also features zippered organization, RFID slots and a removable LED light. It’s available in over 10 colors to make sure you get the color you want.
Travelon Women's Anti-Theft Classic Messenger Bag, Black, One Size
8. Pacsafe RFID Blocking Anti-Theft Wallet
This is a trifold wallet from Pacsafe that’s stuffed full of anti-theft technology. From the RFID-blocking material, which helps prevent identify theft and unwanted scanning, to the slash resistant metal chain with a security hook for easy attachment, this wallet is ideal for peace of mind on your upcoming trip.
9. Travelon Mini Shoulder Bag
The Travelon shoulder bag is a petite answer to bulkier travel packs. Sporting many anti-theft benefits like slash-proof materials, a locking central compartment and RFID card slots, this small pack is ideal for day-to-day use.
Travelon Anti-Theft Classic Mini Shoulder Bag, Black, One Size, 8.5 x 8.5 x 2
10. Travelon Cross-Body Bucket Bag
Another daypack offering, the Travelon cross-body bucket bag features an over-the-shoulder design along with a slash-resistant body and shoulder strap, a removable LED light, a zipped rear pocket and 2 mesh expansion pockets. You’ll be able to carry all your daily essentials, including a water bottle and umbrella.
11. Pacsafe Metrosafe Anti-Theft Backpack
This revamped Pacsafe model is the ideal 15L backpack for traveling. Sporting built-in, RFID-safe material to protect from data theft, the internal pockets also feature locking security clips and smart zipper security to provide multiple layers of protection for your stuff. The bag also has a hidden eXomesh Slashguard to protect you from slash-and-run theft.
Pacsafe Metrosafe LS350 15 Liter Anti Theft Laptop Daypack/Backpack - with Padded 13" Laptop Sleeve, Adjustable Shoulder Straps, Patented Security Technology, Black
12. Pacsafe Toursafe Wheeled Luggage
One of the most important decisions to make before you travel is choosing your check-in luggage. The Pacsafe Toursafe AT25 makes that decision easy. Offering 73 liters of space, a strong aluminum handle, high-performance wheels, and zippers built easy locking, this carry-on is worth every penny. Of course, as with many of Pacsafe’s products, the lightweight design also features a hidden eXomesh Slashguard.
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