How to hide your travel cash

This cheeky method of hiding travel cash will cost you next to nothing but potentially save you heaps. It’s so simple and ingenious – one of the best travel tricks we’ve ever seen!

All you do is buy a tube of lip balm, and empty said tube (unless of course, you already have an empty one). Then, roll up your money and pop it inside and you have a camouflaged cache of cash in your pocket. This video shows you how to do it with paper money. So, it’s great for travelling in countries that don’t use plastic currency, but I’ve tested this method with our money, too, and it works (although you can’t stash as much).

I mean, you’d have to be unlucky to have a mugger take your lip balm from you.

How do you hide your travel money? Or do you not bother?

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Written by Leon Della Bosca

Leon Della Bosca has worked in publishing and media in one form or another for around 25 years. He's a voracious reader, word spinner and art, writing, design, painting, drawing, travel and photography enthusiast. You'll often find him roaming through galleries or exploring the streets of his beloved Melbourne and surrounding suburbs, sketchpad or notebook in hand, smiling.


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