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The True & False of Travel Urban Legends

You’ve heard these horrifying travel urban legends, but are they true?
We’ll unmask the spooky rumors before you head to your next haunt!
BEWARE: some of these will shock you!

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The True & False of Travel Urban Legends

  1. 1. The True & False of Travel Urban Legends
  2. 2. There’s money in the hotel Bibles. The urban legend persists as a tactic to get people to find the Bible in the room.
  3. 3. The bathroom door in an airplane was designed to open from both sides
  4. 4. Hotel key cards contain your personal information, and anyone with a special scanner can “read” your details
  5. 5. People commonly use the hotel’s iron to prepare meals
  6. 6. You can open the airplane doors, and all the passengers will get sucked out into the sky
  7. 7. Those pesky critters called bed bugs can only be found in budget hotels and cheap accommodation
  8. 8. Posting on Facebook about your upcoming vacation & travel plans is dangerous
  9. 9. Taking a call on your cell phone will make the plane crash
  10. 10. Hotels don’t always clean the duvets
  11. 11. The recirculated air coming from plane air vents will make you sick
  12. 12. There’s a secret train platform beneath the Waldorf-Astoria in NYC
  13. 13. There is a widespread fear in the hotel world of a 13th floor. For this reason, many hotels don’t have a clearly-marked 13th floor.
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