In this video, we are joined with Credit & Debt to share 5 of our tips to help protect your identity while you’re on vacation.

Here is a brief summary of the tips we share:

Tip #1: Prepare Your Home For Vacation

– Close and lock all your windows, blinds, or curtains.
– Ask a family member or friend to collect your mail to help prevent mail identity theft.

Tip #2: Help Avoid Falling For Scams

We take a deep dive into common vacation scams to watch for in our last video, which you can view here:

Common Vacation Scams Include:
– Rental scams (
– Ride-sharing app scams (
– Reselling event ticket scams (
– Fake websites (
– ATM skimming (
– Unsecure Wi-Fi connections (

Tip #3: Monitor Your Credit Reports

– Look for any unauthorized charges as it may be a sign of identity theft
– Do this before and after you travel

Tip #4: Help Protect Your Finances

– Be cautious when using ATMs
– Leave unnecessary credit cards at home
– Secure your wallet from pickpockets

Tip #5: Get Identity Theft Protection

– Get protected before you leave so you can be backed up identity theft insurance (underwritten by AIG)
– Receive real-time alerts so you can take action fast


If you want to help secure your identity to have peace of mind, sign up for an IdentityIQ identity theft and credit protection plan.

IdentityIQ Website:

IdentityIQ offers:
– 3-Bureau Credit Reports & Scores
– Real-Time Credit Monitoring & Alerts
– Dark Web & Internet Monitoring
– $1 Million in ID Theft Insurance, underwritten by AIG
– U.S.-Based ID Restoration Service
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