Armchair World Home Page Armchair World's Company Store Articles on science, history and health Articles on food preparation, wine, ingredients and recipes Travel information, articles, travel insurances, hotels, airlines, railpasses Armchair World
Armchair World Travel - Menu Info--Escapes-- Air-- Hotels-- Cruises--Vacations--Cars-- Railpasses--Specials--Insurance  

Luggage Locks

The locks on your luggage are not that secure when it comes to the professional thief or manipulator and are really no more than a deterrent. But, if time is of the essence to the perpetrator, and it usually is when a crime is involved, there are a couple of suggestions that might deter surreptitious entry and/or theft:

Excerpted from:U. S. Department of State, Overseas Security Advisory Council. U. S. State Department Publication 10214. November, 1994. pg. 5 Note: As of July, 1997 this was the latest non-internet-published U.S. State Department document pertaining to this topic.

More "Your Personal Security"

Your Armchair Advisor says "don't pack anything precious or irreplaceable in your check-in luggage."

Homepage | The Well Informed Traveler - Menu | Armchair World Travel | Armchair World Directory

We appreciate any comments or questions you might have.

You can fill out our feedback form for sending us your comments. Thanks!

©1995 -2003 Armchair World, Los Angeles, California, USA.