Europe Forums

Post New Topic

Recent Activity

  • How do you plan your trips?
  • Please help us learn by participating in a brief survey.
View all Europe activity »
  1. 1 Alitalia - Groundhog Day?
  2. 2 Travel within Greece, and motion sickness?
  3. 3 Croatia - Help on itinerary
  4. 4 Need Information about French Alps
  5. 5 Specific phone service questions about Italy & Amsterdam
  6. 6 English Gardens Itinerary Advice please
  7. 7 Barcelona, Bilboa, Cuena, Madrid
  8. 8 First Morning after arrival in Frankfurt
  9. 9 Gorges de Verdon to Eze - where to stay along way?
  10. 10 Holy mass with Vienna Boys Choir
  11. 11 Early Itinerary Munich to Croatia
  12. 12 Torre Sponda apartments in Positano- anyone familiar?
  13. 13 The Dordogne & Loire Valley?
  14. 14 From Genoa to Camgoli by Train
  15. 15 Moving Around Amalfi without a car
  16. 16 Thrift Stores in Paris
  17. 17 Trip to Rome
  18. 18 Best Indian Food
  19. 19 Spain and Portugal - 2 weeks in Mid-July - help with itinerary
  20. 20 Tips for a local Kingsday experience in Amsterdam?
  21. 21 SPB White Nights boat tours
  22. 22 Opinion on sights in Florence
  23. 23 Piedmont as a destination
  24. 24 Trip Report Roman Roamings: 2 Weeks of Wanderings
  25. 25 dinner jackets
View next 25 » Back to the top

Trip insurance to cover belongings in case of mugging or burglary?

Jump to last reply

Planning my first trip out of the US for my honeymoon in Italy. My boss was just in Rome for 4 days and the last night at the hotel he returned to his room to find his room tossed - personal cell phone, company cell phone and laptop, plus 1,000 euros gone.

So, now I am freaked out. I have read to be weary of pickpockets and possibly muggers, and am typically paranoid of leaving anything valuable in a room without a room safe.

We plan to travel light, but will have either a laptop and/or an ipad and our two smart phones.

I am confirming with each of our hotels whether room safes are available or if they have a safe at the office we can use. But though I might add some insurance to our trip. However, trip insurance appears to be for cancellations/interruptions. I can put locks on the suit cases, but if they can just roll them out the door, not sure that is a solution. Any idea if there is a way to insure your belongings?

I also thought of doing Traveller's checks, but they seem very antiquated and I am not sure how readily they are accepted in Italy these days.

I also thought to check with American Express, since we have booked the majority of the trip through them.

I appreciate any suggestions!!!

Super excited, but now completely apprehensive :.|

7 Replies |Back to top

Sign in to comment.

Advertisement