Each Friday, we feature a reader-submitted tip as our Travel Tip of the Day. This week’s tip comes from reader Mark L., who says:
“I always feel some trepidation when asked by a hotel clerk in a third-world country to leave my passport with them as security for check-out (or any other reason). So I carry an older, no-longer-current/expired passport with me for just that purpose. It has never been questioned, has always worked and I feel much more secure having my current passport in my sole possession. They don’t even seem to notice the holes drilled through the expired passport. Oh well!”
A great addition to Wednesday’s tip about the risks of leaving your passport at the hotel. Thanks, Mark!
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