Travel Safely: 5 Ways to Stay Safe on Your European Vacation

It’s always better to be safe than sorry, right? The last thing you’d want to happen to you on a long-anticipated vacation is to deal with lost or stolen items. Statistically, European countries tend to have lower violent crime rates than the USA. However, areas frequented by millions of tourists every year do show high rates of petty theft and other offenses targeting specifically visitors. That’s why you should take steps to increase your European vacation safety.

Regardless of where you go, you’re probably going to encounter pickpockets, scam artists and assorted unsavory characters like you’d find in any city in the US. European vacation safety should be an important part of your travel plans!

Here Are the Top Five Ways to Make European Vacation Safety a Priority.