How To Protect Yourself At A Hotel

Are you one of us, who find it impossible to go to sleep peacefully in a hotel room? Or is it just a few paranoid of us? Here are a few tips that I use as a regular traveler to ensure my safety.

Rubber stopper

The simplest solution that doesn’t even cost us much is to use a rubber door stop. After you lock your door simply place the stopper at the bottom of the door from inside. This will stop anyone from opening the door even they had the key to the door. As we all know it is no secret that all hotels have at least two to three extra pairs of the room keys. And sometimes those cleaners and sometimes even the owner himself don’t look too trust worthy and can cause a turmoil of fear.

Check the door lock

Unless you are an expert locksmith South Perth who can change every lock in the hotel, you will need to ensure the safety of the lock by simply checking the lock before checking in to the room. You should always check if the lock is working properly before paying any advance to the hotel. Make sure to have a look at the room and the lock before deciding to stay in a hotel. Not all the hotels have good locks on all their rooms so you will need to check the lock before confirming the booking.locksmith-perth

Check the vicinity

Make sure to book hotels in good areas. If you don’t check the vicinity the hotel is in before-hand you may be in for a surprise. This is why it is very important that you check the area the hotel is situated in before staying there. There are some areas that are not suitable for staying, as there are many armed robbers and thieves. There are also hotels that are placed in seclusion. You may want to avoid those too. As the reality is that you cannot simply rely on having to change door locks Perth in such cases. Unless it is a reputed hotel with security systems and high tech lock systems, it is advisable that you avoid such hotels.

Be cautious

Finally, the most important thing is to be cautious. It doesn’t necessarily mean you have to be suspicious of everyone and every situation. You will need to be vigilant of your surroundings. And take your security very seriously. Especially if you are planning on staying in a hotel in completely different country that uses unknown languages, you will need to be extra careful. It is always a good idea to book with a travel agent if traveling to a different country. Also you can try to learn a few words that may be required for your survival in a foreign land.