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This article was published on September 6, 2011


    Don’t trust your valuables to the hotel room safe

    Don’t trust your valuables to the hotel room safe
    Chikodi Chima
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    Chikodi Chima

    Chikodi is the West Coast editor of The Next Web, a multimedia producer and entrepreneur who travels the world in search of innovative foods Chikodi is the West Coast editor of The Next Web, a multimedia producer and entrepreneur who travels the world in search of innovative foods and spicy tech. Asked to choose a favorite, he would answer "both." Chikodi loves apps, does Twitter, Linkedin and has a thing for Tumblr.

    You’d be shocked to know just how easy it is to crack into a hotel safe. Sometimes it’s as easy as punching in all “0’s” until your worldly possessions are in the hands of a thieving maid, or bellhop. We’re not making any accusations, of course, but it’s a good thing to keep in mind when you’re traveling.

    Here’s a quick tip; if you’ve got something truly worth protecting, such as a laptop, passport or a briefcase full of gems, ask the hotel desk to keep in in their safe, and you’ll know for certain that it’s not going for a walk.