Read the headlines and it’s easy to see why traveling can be a scary prospect these days. Yet millions of people worldwide still opt for at least one vacation per year, and many of those individuals, couples, and families traveling a lot further than just a handful of miles from their own backyard. The world is still full of wanderlust and there are so many enticing places to see that it’s easy to understand why the excitement usually trumps the sometimes-frightening aspects of travel.
That said, if you heed travel advisories and stay out of the high-risk zones, and take some simple precautions while traveling to countries on the safe list, you should be rewarding with a catastrophe-free vacation where your safety is concerned. Same goes for issues such as theft. Abiding by some of the suggestions listed below will help you keep your Euros, pounds, or other currency safe and sound.