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Watch your bags!

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Watch your bags!

Just got back from benidorm after having a great time.we stayed at the hotel presidente hotel which was really very good,in fact could not fault it and would stay in this hotel again,but a word of warning to all you ladies PLEASE DO NOT LEAVE your handbags on the dining room tables while you go and fetch your meals as bags were being stolen from the restaurant,have heard this is happening also at other hotels so just remember not to leave your bags to reserve your table,leave a book or a hankie on the table but NOT your bags.

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Very wise words. My wife's friend lost her bag in Barcelona just this way. Left over the back of her chair while she went to the buffet at breakfast. Waitress took it as she returned to the kitchen, passed to an accomplice waiting outside back door and gone in a flash. Bag recovered from litter bin 3 hours later minus purse/cash/cards.

Problem is the hotels are employing cheap (Eastern European) labour and they get all their mates involved in the pilfering. This also applies to the security staff in the cabaret bars in Benidorm.Trouble is we Brits are too trusting. You must keep your wits about you in Spanish resorts especially when you have had a few. Use taxis and don't trust anyone.Sad but true.

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