Danielle McCarthy

Travel Tips

5 signs you’re about to be pickpocketed

5 signs you’re about to be pickpocketed

Ah, is there any feeling that’s worse on holidays than being pickpocketed? Whether the Artful Dodger has swiped a handful of change or something as important as your passport, the violation of personal space is never a nice feeling.

Whether you’re cautiously strolling down Barcelona’s Las Ramblas or keeping a tight grip on your purse in New York’s Times Square, there’s plenty of locations where you feel as though you’re a chance of a pickpocket attacking.

But how do you know it’s about to happen?

We’re going to run you through the five tell-tale signs you’re about to be pickpocketed. To see them all, scroll through the gallery above.

What are your thoughts? Have you ever been pickpocketed?

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