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Hotel Key Cards What is on them

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Hotel Key Cards What is on them

A friend told me never to return your key card, that your personal information is encoded on them, and credit card information. It never occurred to me, I thought ikt was just room info. Does anyone know?

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1. Re: Hotel Key Cards What is on them

We always return the keycard and never had trouble, but it's a good point OC. Curious myself, thanks for asking...

Tet

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2. Re: Hotel Key Cards What is on them

Hi;

That rumour has been around for a number of years, and it is FALSE !

You can read all about how the rumour got started, etc on Snopes.com

www.snopes.com/crime/warnings/hotelkey.asp

Best Regards

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3. Re: Hotel Key Cards What is on them

Thanks for the information.

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4. Re: Hotel Key Cards What is on them

You're Welcome !

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