Travel Tip: Hotel Card Keys**DISCLAIMER** - One of our readers has vigilantly tracked this advisory down and found it to be another Urban Legend. Here's the link explaining how difficult it ACTUALLY is to steal personal info from a hotel card...
READ ON WITH LOTS OF SALT..
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Just got this emailed to me from one of my colleagues - keep this in mind the next time you go to a hotel!
Hotel Plastic Room Keys
Hotel Key Cards...This is VERY interesting and I shall take home next
When you check out of a hotel that uses the credit-card-type room key,
the clerk often will ask if you have your key(s) to turn in... or there
is usually a box or slot on the Reception counter in which to put them.
This is good for the hotel because they save money by re-using those
cards. But, it's not good for you, as revealed below.
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