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I believe most of my answer on this when it came up in 2012 is still relevant - safety is what you are willing to risk. Impressively for a government website, the US State Department has a great quote on safety: "There is nobody better at protecting you than yourself.". Be careful, keep informed, be safe." Most countries have a travel advisory / ...


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You would be best to check the airline's booking rules and term of carriage before you start making your reservation. Quite a few airlines require that the card be shown to verify its validity for online bookings. If they do, then you can't use a virtual card. Virtual cards are designed to offer security in transactions where you are unsure of the safety ...


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I've never been asked for my credit card on checkin or boarding, nor have I ever heard of anyone I know being asked for one. It would be extremely weird for such a thing to be asked for, as a lot of tickets (probably the majority) are not paid for with a personal credit card (or indeed any credit card). A large percentage of traffic is business travel, ...


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A 2012 Conde Naste Traveler article notes that Statistics on baggage theft are hard to come by; the airlines don’t compile them, and if a journey involves multiple legs, it can be difficult to prove where the theft occurred. The TSA, which collects information on lost property, reports that between 7,000 and 14,000 claims are filed with the agency each ...



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