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Traveler Safety Tips

The following tips regarding guest safety while staying at hotels, whether on business or pleasure, were provided by the American Hotel & Motel Association.


bulletDon't answer the door in a hotel or motel room without verifying who it is. If a person claims to be an employee, call the front desk and ask if someone from their staff is supposed to have access to your room and for what purpose.


bulletWhen returning to your hotel or motel late in the evening, use the main entrance of the hotel. Be observant and look around before entering parking lots.


bulletClose the door securely whenever you are in your room and use all of the locking devices provided.


bulletDon't needlessly display guest room keys in public or carelessly leave them on restaurant tables, at the swimming pool, or other places where they can be easily stolen.


bulletDo not draw attention to yourself by displaying large amounts of cash or expensive jewelry.


bulletDo not leave valuables in your vehicle.


bulletCheck to see that any sliding glass doors or windows and any connecting room doors are locked.


bulletIf you see any suspicious activity, please report your observations to the management.


Courtesy of the American Hotel & Motel Association, Washington, D.C.






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