Europe Forums

Post New Topic

Recent Activity

  • New Fodors vBulletin Forum
  • coming soon -- discuss!
View all Europe activity »
  1. 1 Two days around Oban - help with itinerary
  2. 2 Trip Report 바카라룰■▥■『KIA700.CoM』■▤■온카マ온카
  3. 3 Need help traveling from Austria to Switzerland
  4. 4 Help building itinerary Italy/Austria
  5. 5 Ideas for change in our Italian itinerary please
  6. 6 Southern Italy Help - Part 2
  7. 7 Avoid Europcar!
  8. 8 Spain itinerary and railway advise
  9. 9 Trip Report Trip Report- UK Gardens in May
  10. 10 Trip Report Scotland - We're Here!
  11. 11 Train/car from Madrid to Toledo tomorrow
  12. 12 Cinque Terre trip/trains
  13. 13 European Vacation 2017
  14. 14 3 weeks with Kids - Austria Itinerary help
  15. 15 offline navigation for a tablet in Germany and Austria
  16. 16 Need help in completing trip details
  17. 17 Odd Question - freezer and microwave
  18. 18 Which area to stay in London
  19. 19 Trip Report A week all around Sicily - May 2017
  20. 20 Madrid food advice needed
  21. 21 A couple last minute questions before my first trip to Barcelona
  22. 22 Burgundy or Languedoc-Rousillon
  23. 23 Split to Hvar
  24. 24 Paris for children
  25. 25 Please Help! Day Trips to Bern, Thun, Castles, and MORE!
View next 25 » Back to the top

Airport trains in Rome and Barcelona

Jump to last reply

Good morning!

I'm flying from the USA to Rome, and then from Rome to Barcelona. I've heard plenty about both cities' reputations for having lots of pickpockets and the occasional mugging, and about what travelers can do to make themselves less of a target.

I'm planning to take the airport train into the city, and then walk the last few blocks to my hotel. I will have a wheeled suitcase and a backpack. So I will definitely look like a tourist.

What I'd like to know is what precautions others on this forum have taken to stay safe while riding public transit with luggage, or walking from a subway stop to their hotel with luggage.

For whatever it's worth, I've ridden airport trains and walked to hotels with luggage in other cities like San Francisco, Berlin, and Beijing, and never been pickpocketed, robbed, or even felt threatened.

Thank you!

7 Replies |Back to top

Sign in to comment.

Advertisement