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How much crime against tourists is there in Negril.

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1. Re: crime

Not enough to not go on vacation but enough to make sure you keep your wits about you and travel at night just be aware...Crimes on tourists are not rampant in JA but it happens

Edited: 17 February 2014, 19:44
Oxford, Alabama
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2. Re: crime

Be alert at all times. Be careful who you make *friends* with. Be safe and watch your back.

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3. Re: crime

If u don't mind, i wanna ask what kind of crime happened in tourist site? Thanks

Glen Mills, PA
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4. Re: crime

Isolated thefts in some small and even large hotels as well as some opportunistic crimes at night on the beach. Again, I use the term isolated. Theft has occurred in my housing development, crime at the mall, etc. Things happen anywhere. It would not deter me from going to Negril at all.

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5. Re: crime

A few things reported by friends:

Ladder blocked at Ricks Cafe. "You have to pay for jumping"

Asked directions in Negril "Directions cost five dollars"

Trip to YS Falls (Parking area) "Admission is ten dollars. Pay me here."

Calgary
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6. Re: crime

Don't walk beach at night, don't carry a purse at night, use room safe for all valuables at all times, be aware of your surroundings, no expensive jewellery. Make sure room is locked properly day & night.

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7. Re: crime

We have stayed in Negril 5 different times and I have always felt safe. The All Inclusive resorts have guards on the property and if you travel at night, use a taxi. You just need to be aware of your surroundings like any smart tourist on vacation any where.

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8. Re: crime

Petty theft is fairly common, so don't leave valuable items lying around, whether in your room on on the beach.

Robbery is much less common, so as others have said you should avoid walking the beach at night unless in a group and don't go venturing down dark side streets at night, but walking the main roads is generally perfectly safe. There are a lot of hustlers, so don't put faith in people you just met.

Atlanta, GA
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9. Re: crime

Be as vigilant as you are at home. The things you won't do at home, don't do on vacation.

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10. Re: crime

With this talk of crime on tourists, is this a safe island to rent a house on the island?