Wipe Down Your Hotel Key Card

Wipe down your hotel key cardToday’s tip concerns the inevitable germiness of hotel rooms, recently written up by Reader’s Digest. Even though I’m a self-diagnosed germaphobe, it never occurred to me that my hotel key card might be covered in germs. According to Reader’s Digest, many keys are “never disinfected, so they will have just as many germs on them as money does. Consider wiping all room key cards down ASAP.”




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1 Comment on "Wipe Down Your Hotel Key Card"

  1. But don’t they produce new key cards? How often do they reuse them?

    You’re right though, better to wipe down than risk it

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