After years of travel, and time spent sitting on the other side (watching thieves work tourists in a few of countries I’ve lived in), I have observed four things that conspire to make travelers a target more than anything else.
You ready for my confession? I don’t subscribe to the whole system of attempting to accumulate miles via an airline credit card. I place the majority of my airline purchases on a credit card that’s not from an airline.
As a western traveler, if you buy a ticket to somewhere remote on a major airline, you’re likely to pay through the nose. To help illustrate some better options, we did a roundup of the most notable discount airlines by region.