Travel Week in Review – October 14th, 2022

Travel Week in Review – October 14th, 2022

Concerns about RFID credit cards have been raised as more NFC-reading devices make it into the hands of the general population. NFC is essentially a special type of RFID. This is how tap-to-pay credit cards work. So what’s to stop someone from using their phone to copy your NFC card? How can you secure your credit cards while you’re traveling to prevent fraud? Read More…

Unfortunately, fraud is something we all need to be on the lookout for, both at home and abroad. From email phishing scams to fraudulent phone calls, people really need to be on their toes. When you’re traveling, and even here at home, you also have to be careful to avoid credit card skimmers. In the last few months, both California and New York police have issued warnings to the public. Read More…

One of the largest airlines in Europe is doubling down on its ban of Apple AirTags on checked luggage during flights. The ​​AirTag is a tracking device created by Apple that travelers have begun to place inside their checked baggage so that they can track the location of their belongings in the event the airline loses it.  Read More…

As the pandemic continues to disrupt and cancel vacations, many people are taking steps to try and minimize the challenges of altered travel plans. Data suggests that the pandemic prompted more Americans to purchase travel insurance ― or at least to consider it. But with so many novice travel insurance purchases out there, missteps inevitably occur. Read More…

With all of this talk of security and fraud while traveling, it’s important to make sure you get a travel card that protects you. Although there are many options out there, we at Executive Travel recommend the Chase Sapphire Preferred. This card comes with built-in travel insurance, car rental insurance, and fraud protection. With a modest $95 annual fee and a 60,000 signup bonus, this card offers the best bang-for-your-buck compared to other travel cards available today. Read More…


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