Bring a Lock for Extra Security

Bring a lock for extra securityEach Friday, we feature a reader-submitted tip as our Travel Tip of the Day. This week’s tip comes from reader Richard, who in responding to my stroller/amusement park tip says:

“I just read the story about strollers being stollen. When I travel I carry a ski lock. It can be used to lock anything to a post or chair. In the airport waiting area, I use it to lock my carry-on to a chair in the lounge or gate area. It can be used to lock a baby stroller, too! You can loop the cable through your backpack, or through the sleeves of a leather jacket and keep a casual thief at bay. When I am in the food court I use it when I get up to go to dispose of some trash or get another drink. It is cheap.”

. Thanks for the great tip, Richard!



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