brian love lindsay: Strategies to ensure your safety while shopping

Friday, December 13, 2013

Strategies to ensure your safety while shopping

For those who love being in malls , shopping for gifts during the holiday season is a pleasure. However, for many people
This task is a nightmare , the rows, the packages, the "parking" all contribute to the experience of " shopping" a nuisance . Anyway , safety while shopping is paramount in a season as busy as Christmas. Then a collection of safety tips to make your shopping experience stress free .

Preparation from your home
Many of us are pressed for time and overloaded with commitments. Planning your journey home will allow you to maximize your time and keep you focused , avoiding times of confusion , distraction or stress often create situations that a thief can take to make mischief .
Think ahead when go shopping gives you the time for , if you wish, you can make arrangements to leave the kids at home, and you can invite a family member or friend to go "shopping" with you. If you bring young children to malls attempts accompanied by another adult .
Perhaps, by nature, be an alert person, but this should alert not only enable you to be on the street , security must start before you leave home . Start with a selection of practical and comfortable clothing and accessories for your shopping spree. First , avoid wear valuable jewelry. This may draw the attention of any assailant. Use low shoes, emergency these will help you move with greater agility. Do not bring large handbags or backpacks. Pick a wallet that can carry median cross the chest and placed it on a few items of importance.
Create a budget and commit to respect it. So you can limit the amount of cash and credit cards you carry with you . To the extent possible, avoid having a lot of cash on hand. Keep the money in a pocket of the portfolio and not in your wallet , this way you will avoid constantly be taking the wallet . For emergencies , left in the pockets of your clothes enough change to make calls from a public phone. Keep car keys separate from the house. Doing this reduces the chances of miss all the time.
Save packages , CDs and bags you have in the car in the trunk or at home . Leave these items in plain view may be tempting to a thief. Finally , before you get in the car, check the front and rear seats for hidden people.
When parking spot
You've come to the mall. Now , the search of a secure parking space . Try to park in a place near the main entrances of the ' mall' or in areas where there is enough pedestrian activity .
If you intend to do your shopping in the evening , the parking area should have good lighting. When you get off the car, make sure you put the alarm
ma and insurance, and close windows. Try not park near large vehicles , trucks, ' vans ' and next to buses or vehicles with sliding doors , as to be easily pushed inside lend .
Find some reference point to get off the car. Doing so will prevent waste time locating the car to leave the mall .
At the mall
As you make your stay alert those around you shop. Throughout the day keep the wallet near you with closures and pockets next to your body. Do not leave your purse or packages not in sight at all times. As you doing your shopping, reduces the amount of bags you have better mobility and not miss . Get the most expensive purchases for last and then they go to your house.
If you go to the car to leave and return packages to the stores , go together . On the way to the parking lot to look around round round. Is aware of any suspicious activity and keep the keys handy . Place the key that you use between the index finger and thumb for quick access or to use as a weapon. Do not take shortcuts when parking desolate far .
As you approach the car, check that there are no people inside and placed the packages in the trunk. As far as possible , moves the carriage to a better location . Often attackers may be monitoring your activity during the day and could be waiting if you've returned several times to the same parking lot.
If you've finished your shopping, to get to the car immediately cached package and close the vehicle doors with latch. Do not remain in the parking lot accommodating merchandise
Seven tips to protect yourself
1. Instead of bringing the lost or picked up in ponytails or braids long hair , gather it into a bun so an attacker can not halarte
Two . Do not walk too slowly or entertaining with the phone because it lends itself to take you unawares. You should always
be aware of what happens around you.
Three . Try not to be alone in a dark and desolate places . This creates an environment conducive to an attack.
April . Try not to park next to two large vehicles, as this can help an attacker to hide and not be vis -
to during the robbery . Also , you could easily be kidnapped if some vehicles next to your car with sliding doors.
May . Always put on your car insurance . These are your first protection against attack .
6. Do not stay alone in the car for more than a few minutes.
7. Trust your instincts , they have helped man survive from Antiquity . If something seems suspicious, do not take it lightly and act with caution.

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