Hands up if you enjoy getting robbed.
Jim in the back?
……. that’s what I thought.
Having been in the unfortunate position of getting my wallet lifted in Rome and Lisbon, I have these days become the human embodiment of paranoia, keeping my hand on my bag at all times, putting locks on when needed and never trusting a single soul. Sorry, guys, these are my moneys we’re talking about.
So imagine my joy – nay, my ecstatic squeals of bliss, when I discovered that there is an entire niche product range out there of things you can buy that disguise your money when you travel (and also when you’re at home, I guess).
I’ve literally just spent 20 minutes pouring through Amazon, laughing, giggling and snorting my way through all of these so-called “diversion safes”. I would now like to show you my favourites – ideal for concealing valuables on the road or to thwart cunning home invaders. (FYI, I know some of them are ridiculous. Just have fun with it haha)
I know your hair already looks like a million bucks, so why not get an equally valuable hairbrush, fully loaded with an anti-smell bag and a 30 rolled bill capacity?
Gosh, even looking at this photo gives me PTSD of my old high school days, when boys would relentlessly drown themselves in Axe to become good-looking. Unfortunately, it never worked, but this diversion safe certainly would! Unless your thief is a 14 year old pre-teen with no sense of smell… in which case, I’m sorry.
I don’t think any thief in existence has attempted to steal a stick of used deodorant, so I think you’d be *safe* with this one.
An absolutely brilliant use of a Pringles can, though if I were a thief I would definitely still take this.
And also, can I just say – in this “if I were a thief” scenario, I’d be pretty disappointed that the can was full of cash and not Pringles. Unless that cash is BBQ flavoured?
I just love how this photo looks like the spam can is puking out cash. I just wish that’s what spam cans did.
This bad boy may not quench your thirst with a mysteriously radioactive liquid, but what it will Mountain DO is keep your cash safe.
I chose this one simply the photo looks like someone is smuggling Viagra around in their chapstick. Does anyone else see it?
Last but not least, this final diversion safe is shaped like a dictionary, but ALSO has a lock on it, so… if your thief does happen to figure out it’s a safe, you’re still covered. I love it. Paranoia to the MAX.
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