Best Anti-theft and RFID Blocking Gear for Travelers

Here are our top picks for anti-theft gear for travelers. If you want more information about what differentiates anti-theft gear from the regular stuff and what to look for when buying such products, you can refer to the guide here.

Product
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Where to Buy
Be Safe Bags Passport Zipper Wallet
PacsafeVenturesafe EXP45 Anti-theft Travel Backpack
Cable Luggage Locks with Steel Cables
Lewis N. Clark TSA Triple Security Lock
LC-dolidaLuggage Strap with Lock
LugLoc LuggageTracker (GSM)
PacsafeCarrysafeTM 100 Anti-theft Camera Strap
VENTURE RFID Blocking 4TH Travel Money Belt
NeatPack RFID Travel Wallet
PacsafeSteel Wrapsafe Anti-Theft Adjustable Cable Lock

1. Be Safe Bags Passport Zipper Wallet

Losing your valuable items such as a passport is one of the biggest concerns when traveling abroad. This passport zipper provides piece of mind and is designed for wearing around the neck, as a clutch as well as across the body. Its strap is removable and adjustable and comes with a hidden steel chain to prevent slash-and-run thieves from doing any damage.
The plain front is designed not to catch any eyes, while the wrap-around zipper provides easy access to the passport pocket and the wallet compartment. The passport pocket is RFID-blocking and fits passports like a glove so they don’t fall off even if you completely unzip the wallet.

Key Features and Specifications

  • Size: Available in large and small sizes
  • Zipper closure
  • Plain front, low-profile
  • Two RFID-blocking compartments
  • Removable and adjustable strap
  • Easy and secure access to passport pocket

2. PacsafeVenturesafe EXP45 Anti-theft Travel Backpack

This 45L carry-on travel backpack provides all the space and organization features travelers need without compromising on security. The inside is easily accessible through main compartment’s book-style opening. Everything can be secured using the stainless steel cable and interlocking zippers to the Roobar Locking System. This means all zippers are secured to one central point after which the travel bag can be securely locked to a fixture.

The bag features stainless steel wire mesh called eXomeshSlashguard, which prevents slashing and is embedded into the fabric. The spacious internal compartment provides a variety of pockets for storing your stuff and can accommodate 15.6-inch and similar sized notebooks. The zippers are puncture resistant and feature ToughZip dual-layer technology.

Key Features and Specifications

  • Size: 21.7 x 13.8 x 8.7 inches
  • Weight: 3 pounds, 13 ounces
  • Capacity: 45 Liters
  • Top hold strap
  • Padded shoulder straps
  • Waist belt
  • Sternum strap
  • Built-in stainless steel locking cable
  • eXomeshSlashguard
  • Puncture-resistant ToughZip
  • Anti-Theft Anchor Lock
  • Interlocking Zip Pullers
  • 15-inch notebook sleeve

3. Cable Luggage Locks with Steel Cables

These TSA approved luggage locks (pair of 2) come with 4-feet cable and can be easily unlocked/relocked by TSA agents. They are useful for a variety of products, including backpacks, notebook bags, tool boxes, lockers, cabinets and briefcases. Three digit combination provides quicker access than fumbling with keys and provide an extra layer of security.

Key Features and Specifications

  • Size: 4 x 1.25 x 0.5 inches
  • Weight: 2.8oz/lock
  • TSA approved
  • High-contrast dials
  • 3-digit combination (Default is 0,0,0)
  • Secure reset switch
  • 5-inch lock cable
  • Additional 4-feet steel cable

4. Lewis N. Clark TSA Triple Security Lock

This TSA-approved lock is made using sturdy and durable zinc alloy with ABS plastic housing and comes with two steel cables. The longer cable can be attached to the luggage handle, while the shorter one can be attached to zipper pulls. It can also be used with a single cable to simply lock zippers.

Key Features and Specifications

  • Size: 6 x 2 x 1 inches
  • Weight: 4 ounces
  • TSA approved
  • 3-dial combinations (resettable)
  • Zinc alloy construction
  • Braided stainless steel cables

5. LC-dolidaLuggage Strap with Lock

The TSA travel luggage strap comes with a 3-dial combination and is designed for suitcases sized between 18-32 inches. Its bright webbing makes it easier to spot your luggage at busy airports. The strip is made from durable nylon webbing and the buckle is made from sturdy polypropylene plastic.

Key features and specifications

  • Size: adjustable for 18-32 inches luggage
  • Weight: 10.4 ounces
  • TSA approved
  • 3-dial combination lock
  • Bright webbing makes it easy to spot the luggage

6. LugLoc LuggageTracker (GSM)

Accompanied by Android and iOS apps, the GSM-based luggage tracker has a rechargeable battery that can last for up to two weeks. It’s a bit expensive, but is a better option than Bluetooth trackers that tend to have a very short range. It also supports Bluetooth tracking for close proximity tracking and alerts users if they are not near their luggage. The tracker is FCC, FAA and TSA compliant. The first thirty days of tracking services are free, but you’d have to buy a subscription fee after that period.

Key features and specifications

  • Size: 4.1 x 3 x 0.4 inches
  • Weight: 9.6 ounces
  • Cellular (2G) and Bluetooth tracking
  • Rechargeable battery
  • Up to 2 weeks of battery timing
  • Smartphone apps (Android and iOS)
  • Real-time notifications
  • Flight compliant
  • Free first 30-days tracking service

7. PacsafeCarrysafeTM 100 Anti-theft Camera Strap

This camera strap makes your expensive cameras safe and features a wire-reinforced CarrysafeSlashguard strap. The strap can be attached to a secure fixture and also used as an adjustable (30-40.5 inches) neck pad.

Key features and specifications

  • Size: 2 x 0.7 x 6 inches
  • Weight: 7 ounces
  • Snatch-proof anchor lock
  • Slash-proof shoulder strap
  • Tamper-proof lockable zippers
  • eXomeshSlashguard
  • Neoprene padding
  • 30-44.5 inches adjustable

8. VENTURE RFID Blocking 4TH Travel Money Belt

This RFID-blocking money belt is an all-weather belt designed to fit up to 56-inch waists. The elastic strap is fully adjustable and made using soft and breathable materials. The choice of materials also allows wearing the belt under clothes in almost any type of weather. There is ample room for all the most important travel essentials, including passports, bank notes, credit cards, tickets as well as smartphones.

Since the belt is lightweight and compact, it remains fairly concealed under the clothes. Its waterproof construction (210D ripstop nylon) ensures it can survive any climate, while double stitched seams ensure that it lasts a lifetime of trips.

Key features and specifications

  • Size: 11.8 x 0.4 x 5.9 inches
  • Weight: 2.4 ounces
  • Up to 56-inch waist
  • 210D ripstop nylon
  • RFID Blocking
  • Stretchy elastic waistband
  • Low profile secure clasp
  • Soft-to-touch
  • Waterproof
  • Breathable back mesh panel
  • Low profile design
  • 2 large zippered pockets
  • Quick-release clasp

9. NeatPack RFID Travel Wallet

This travel wallet helps keep all the travel essentials at one place and offers plenty of space for holding passports, bank notes, credit cards as well as a smartphone. Separate RFID-blocking pockets protect the RFID cards such as passports and credit cards. Reflective strips make it easier to spot the wallet in low light.

It’s made using polyester that is water-resistant and features durable zippers that are built to last. Not only the wallet offers ample space, it also makes it easier to organize and quickly reach the stuff you want.

This means that it can also be used as a document organizer. You can store bank notes inside the large interior zip pocket and boarding passes and itineraries in another large interior pocket. Four slots are dedicated for credit and other types of cards, while three passport slots are more than enough even for frequent travelers. You also get a pen sleeve, an external pocket.

Key features and specifications

  • Size: 10 x 6 x 0.5 inches
  • Weight: 4.8 ounces
  • RFID blocking slots
  • Life-time guarantee
  • Reflective strips
  • Water-resistant polyester
  • Two large interior pockets
  • Four credit card slots
  • One zip-mesh pocket
  • Three passport slots
  • One external zip pocket and a pen sleeve

10. PacsafeSteel Wrapsafe Anti-Theft Adjustable Cable Lock

This adjustable steel cable ensures secure locking of gear and comes with a 3-dial combination padlock. The notch points allow tightening every few inches. A storage pouch is also included, which makes it easier to store and find the lock when not in use.

Key features and specifications

  • Size: 8-feet length
  • Weight: 7 ounces
  • 3-dial combination padlock
  • Storage pouch
  • Adjustable locking cable
  • Notches every few inches for tightly securing the gear