Overall, Scotland is a very safe country to travel in, but be a cautious traveler and keep your cash, passport, credit cards, and tickets close to you or in a hotel safe. Don't agree to carry anything for strangers. It's a good idea to distribute your cash, credit cards, IDs, and other valuables between a deep front pocket, an inside jacket or vest pocket, and a hidden money pouch. Don't reach for the money pouch once you're in public. Otherwise, you need not avoid wearing jewelry or be wary of passing cyclists snatching your purse. Use common sense as your guide.
General Information and Warnings
Transportation Security Administration (www.tsa.gov.)
U.K. Foreign & Commonwealth Office (www.fco.gov.uk/travel.)
U.S. Department of State Travel Information (www.travel.state.gov.)
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