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This is actually pretty old, and many hotels have already fixed the issue.

EDIT: On a side note.....

Whenever I travel I keep my valuables on my person, or in the Hotel's safe. I am surprised people don't do this, as any Hotel is usually more than willing to keep your items in a safe.
Edited by PostalTwinkie - 12/8/12 at 5:53pm
    
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post #12 of 41
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Originally Posted by PostalTwinkie View Post

This is actually pretty old, and many hotels have already fixed the issue.
EDIT: On a side note.....
Whenever I travel I keep my valuables on my person, or in the Hotel's safe. I am surprised people don't do this, as any Hotel is usually more than willing to keep your items in a safe.
Yeah, I remember hearing about this months ago.
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post #13 of 41
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This is actually pretty old, and many hotels have already fixed the issue.
EDIT: On a side note.....
Whenever I travel I keep my valuables on my person, or in the Hotel's safe. I am surprised people don't do this, as any Hotel is usually more than willing to keep your items in a safe.
lol, hotel safes are really secure.
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lol, hotel safes are really secure.

I am not talking about the ghetto strong box pawned off as a "safe" in the cheap hotels. I am talking about the vaults in the nicer hotels, that in some cases rival bank vaults.......
    
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I am not talking about the ghetto strong box pawned off as a "safe" in the cheap hotels. I am talking about the vaults in the nicer hotels, that in some cases rival bank vaults.......

yeah, because everyone wants to pay extra for a nicer hotel room.
post #16 of 41
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yeah, because everyone wants to pay extra for a nicer hotel room.

I didn't say everyone, I simply stated what I do. What is wrong with staying in nice hotels when traveling?

Oh, and since we are sort of still on topic; Even the strong boxes in the rooms themselves are far more secure than your freaking suitcase....
    
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post #17 of 41
why don't these news sites ever use youtube? They always load slow..and/or have bad quality.
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I read, "new device lets crook cook crack in hotel" hahahah!
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i work at a hotel and let me say that is not the scariest thing, the biggest hotel scam is this...... after you check in you get a call in your room saying its the front desk and there having problems with your credit card and they need either a new card number or to re read them the card number or you will sendone to check out of your room. FYI the front desk will never tell you this is!!! if there was a problem they will tell you to come to the lobby. while you dont know there are people lurking out side of the hotel seeing what room you go to and then call you to scam your credit card number.
    
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Will definitely finding myself a cheap motel D:
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