A FLIGHT attendant has revealed the mistake that travellers make whenever they check in to hotels.

Staying in hotels can involve handing over a lot of personal information, which can make people feel vulnerable.

While that information is kept safe for the most part, there are mistakes that guests make that put themselves at risk.

One of those involves the hotel key card, which can contain information that, in the wrong hands, could end up causing problems for visitors.

That's why flight attendant Jessica Aamot showed travellers the one thing they shouldn't do with their hotel key card when staying in hotels.

In a video on Tiktok, Jessica explained that guests should only ever take the card out with them, and never the cardboard key card holder.

Read More on Flight Attendants

I’m a flight attendant – here’s how counting plane seats could save your life

I’m an ex-flight attendant – the two things passengers always do that we hate

The key card holder contains personal information, including guests' names, the name of the hotel and their room number, which is more than enough to give someone access to their room.

Anyone who lost their key while out and about would essentially be handing over all their information, leaving themselves at risk of having their room broken into.

Due to their jobs, flight attendants spend a lot of time in hotel rooms and regularly reveal safety information for other travellers.

One cabin crew member explained that her fear comes from experience, after people attempted to break into her hotel rooms during layovers.

Most read in News Travel

CASH IN

The holiday that everyone is going on next year – because it'll save you money

BUZZ OFF

Brit holiday warning as mozzies cause dengue fever outbreak in EU tourist hotspot

NAILED IT

Passenger labelled Karen for nail painting on easyJet flight – people are split

WAIT IT OUT

Summer holiday warning – easyJet says to expect more flight delays next year

In a video posted to Tiktok, user lifestyledbyerie shows what she does to make sure she's safe every time she checks into a hotel room.

First, Erie is seen propping the door open with her suitcase, so that she can get out quickly if she needs to.

She then checks cupboards and under the bed to make sure no one is waiting for her in her room.

The flight attendant then retrieves her luggage and locks the door using a special lock.

While closing the door, a caption reads: "Safety always comes first.

"I have had people attempt to break into my room on layovers so I always travel with this."

Read More on The Sun

I’m a time-traveller from 2671 – these huge events are coming VERY soon

You’ve been using your Air Fryer wrong & it’s why it’s such a nightmare to clean

Flight attendants swear by this £15 item that can help keep you safe in your hotel room.

Another cabin crew member revealed the three things she always does when checking into a hotel to make the most of her stay.


Source: Read Full Article