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Carry on - travel handbag how-to infographic

Bag It Up: Travel Handbag Helpers >> Travel can pose a million and one decisions your way; where to go, what to pack and the big one; what is the best type of travel handbag for your holiday? It's an age old mystery but a combination of comfort, safety and convenience is out there- and we're here to help you find it! 2,000,0000 Bags are snatched each day from around the globe! Zipped up: The best bags for travel >> BACKPACK: THE CROSS BODY: Most recommended by your chiropractor, the handy backpack makes travelling long distances with your heavy belongings a breeze. Lockable zips and hidden pouches can help to deter thieves. For hands free sightseeing, you can't beat the cross body. Look for adjustable strap lengths too for added relief. TOTE: CLUTCH: The right tote can be a winner in both the style and comfort stakes. Look for lightweight materials that can be easily folded or stashed away. It's only logical: the smaller the bag, the less stuff you haul around. Although a clutch may be the perfect evening party pleaser, an optional cross body strap will add comfort and security. THE HOBO: THE BUMBAG: As well as being uber trendy, the soft slouchy shape of the Hobo is versatile and the shoulder strap takes strain off the elbow and wrist, Look for extra Watch out, the bumbag is about! Designed to be worn low on the hips the bumbag can double as a shoulder bag in a pinch. Safety wise, these beat handbags and are a good alternative to bulging backpacks. compartments and a zip closure. Tag your bag: The most common items women travel with >> Kindle/Book Sunglasses Headphones Wallet Kindie PASSPORT Moisturiser Ipod Passport Phone Eye Mask $2,046* Average value of a women's travel handbag contents! Trouble free travel: Handbag do's & don'ts >> Don't combine money Do dine wisely Keep your bank cards and cash in separate places so you're less likely to lose everything in one go. When dining, keep your handbag in your lap or, if the handle is slash proof, looped tightly around your chair leg. Don't let it out of sight Do be vigilant Carry your bag across your chest or tucked under your arms, particularly on public transport. Never hang your bag off a chair, a bathroom door hook or leave it unattended while shopping or trying on shoes. Don't get scammed Do use fake wallet Stay alert in crowds and avoid commotions; they're usually smokescreens for theft. Pop in some fake cards, old receipts and minimal cash. Most muggers would accept this as real and run. 461,169 Pickpocketing, bag snatching & shoplifting crimes in Australia between 1996-2010! Get to grips: Pickpocket hotspots in Europe >> Barcelona, Spain Rome, Italy Paris, France Madrid, Spain Athens, Greece Prague, Czech Republic Lisbon, Portugal Florence, Italy London, England Amsterdam, Netherlands 6,000 Bag snatchings happen each day in Barcelona during high season. Sources *200 woman surveyed in Australia value their travel handbag at $2,046. Typical items include the handbag value itself, phone, wallet and sunglasses. Most expensive valuation was $4000, least expensive valuation was $1,000. xphp/File:Robberies recorded by the police, 2002KE2%80%9312 YB14.png aic gov.ou/publications/current%20series/facts/1-20/2011/1 recorded.html TRAVELINSURANCE.cO.NZ

Carry on - travel handbag how-to infographic

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Travel can pose a million and one decisions your way; where to go, where is safe, what to pack…and the big one; what is the best type of travel handbag for your holiday? It’s an age old mystery bu...


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