Looking forward to a getaway this holiday season? You’re not alone. According to a survey conducted by Orbitz.com, nearly 70 percent of consumers plan to travel for the holidays this year. Between packing your bags and planning the perfect route, don’t forget to address one of the most important items on your checklist: security.
“When you’re eager for a holiday trip, whether it’s a vacation or a family visit, don’t let your excitement overshadow the amount of planning that needs to occur before you leave,” says Jamey Boone, a fraud prevention manager at PNC Bank. “It is really important to have a proactive plan to ensure you’re not victimized by fraud while away from home.”
Boone provides a few tips to help keep yourself safe during your holiday travel so you don’t miss out on the fun.
These tips should help provide you with the information needed to make smart decisions and be more secure this holiday season. For further information on security and fraud protection, visit the PNC Security Assurance page to learn more.
When you’re eager for a holiday trip, whether it’s a vacation or a family visit, don’t let your excitement overshadow the amount of planning that needs to occur before you leave.
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