Keep Your Belongings in Sight in Your Hotel Room
I rarely lose personal items in a hotel room and that’s because I always do a double—sometimes triple—sweep before I leave. And I don’t put any of my things anywhere it might be difficult to spot them. This might sound pretty basic, but after traveling with my aging father, I’ve come to realize he just plops his belongings down wherever’s closest.
I always place mine in the same spots, so time after time I know where they’ll be. I also don’t put dark items (like my dad’s sunglasses above) on a dark counter, and light on light, etc. If there’s no other surface, I’ll look for a book or a piece of paper to place under my things so they’ll stand out and be easier to spot. That way, I won’t overlook them when I’m hurrying to check out of my room.
FYI: The photo above was taken at the Ritz-Carlton Central Park in New York City where my dad and I recently stayed.
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