Tag Archives: Credit Cards

Business Traveler Scams

This article was first published in DAWN Magazine on 6th March 2016   Arrive incognito If being received by someone unknown ensure the following: — Hotels / car rentals must only display their logo and not your name on the … Continue reading

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Express Kidnapping

This article was first published on 1st Nov 2015 in Dawn Magazine   An express kidnapping is when the victim is abducted and forced to withdraw their own ransom from an ATM or bank. One method is when the kidnapper … Continue reading

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Travel Scams

This Article was first published on 22nd Nov 2015 in Dawn Magazine on You may be travelling for business or on vacation; but there are chances that you may commit a mistake or just not give serious thought to something … Continue reading

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Are you sure your hotel is secure?

First Published in Dawn, Sunday Magazine, March 8th, 2015   Which hotel you end up staying at during travel for business or pleasure is often driven by cost and proximity to the activity you need to accomplish. A surprising number … Continue reading

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Panic Rooms

This article was first published in DAWN Magazine on 8th Feb 2015 Mention the word “Panic Room” and you might recall Jodie Foster’s Hollywood movie from 2002 of the same name. The movie glorified the concept with gadgets and other … Continue reading

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If you think the trauma of losing doc ends with the loss, think again

This Article first appeared in the Dawn Magazine Lessening Your Loss Losing one’s belongings by accident or even by a more common occurrence in some parts of our country — being deprived of them by force — brings with it … Continue reading

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To Do List for Reporting & Replacing Lost Items in Pakistan

The trauma of being mugged or robbed is never easy to overcome and the situation is compounded when you don’t take immediate remedial measures.   The first and foremost thing is to identify all the possible items that you’ve been … Continue reading

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Secure Your Shopping

This season when out shopping for the upcoming festivities don’t forget your primary duty is to remain safe & secure your shopping. Listen

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Tips on how to Avoid or Survive an Express or Flash Kidnapping

A guide on steps to prevent an express kidnapping and surviving one.    Read: Tips on Safe Commuting: http://www.norbalm.com/commute-safely/ Do’s & Don’ts in a Shooting Incident: http://www.norbalm.com/shooting-incidents/   *Disclaimer: All situations are unique & advice given here is a general guide … Continue reading

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