People might think you’re being paranoid, but you can’t help it. You’ve probably seen one too many movies about guests having to deal with the aftermath of having their privacy violated because of hidden cameras in their hotel room.
Protect yourself from this situation by knowing how to check for hidden cameras in your hotel room:
Paranoid or not, it’s always important to familiarize yourself with the place you’re staying in. Look around carefully and see if you spot anything out of the ordinary.
Some of the common places to find hidden cameras:
The best way to detect hidden cameras would be by switching the lights off.
Most cameras would have blinking LED lights that are easier to spot in low light conditions or in darkness.
Surveillance cameras could create a static noise or interference when a call is made nearby.
Make sure to walk around your room, and when you notice an interruption in a specific spot, stop, and start your careful inspection.
All you have to do is switch off the lights and pan your flashlight around the room.
If your light catches unusually reflective lights or surfaces, this could mean a possible hidden camera.
One of the worst things that could happen is to be filmed during your intimate moments. That’s why it’s best to check your bathroom mirror for any suspicious objects.
They say that the best way to check is:
The worst thing you could do is panic – don’t. The odds of having a camera in your hotel room might be low to begin with, but if you actually find one, report it.
Don’t tamper with it and wait for someone official to inspect it for you.
Remember, you’re probably on a vacation to have fun. Don’t let this ruin your trip!
Stay somewhere safe, book your hotels with Traveloka!
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