Never let your values be on the beach, when going in the water.
Remember to lock the car, and don't let anything valuable lie on the
seats, so a thief can be tempted.
It often happens in connection
with arrival and departure in the airport and where many people are
gathered on market places and so on. Therefore pay special attention on
Another evident subject for a thief is the hotel room, so remember to
close windows and doors - even when you are home. Saying home we also
mean in the night, because a thief isn't afraid of going in, while you
What to do, if your things are stolen abroad!
If you are robbed abroad, you have to notify the local police. Address
and telephone number is to be found under the city you live in. It's an
assumption for you to, if your insurance company are to pay for your
stolen goods. Therefore get a copy of the notification/police report
with you home.
Stolen Credit cards
If your Credit Card is stolen, you have to call your bank at once, and
maybe to the credit card company to have your stolen card blocked. Read
If you loose your Passport, the Embassy in Madrid or one of the
spread around Spain issue a
provisory Passport, valid to your homecoming to England.
Before that can take place, you have to go to the local police and
notify the loss of the passport, and ask for a police report "denuncia policial".
The police report is brought to the Embassy/Consulate included two
photos in the passport size (3,5 x 4,5 cm). When receiving a provisory
passport, you have to pay a fee - see the section concerning fees,
Stolen air ticket
If your air ticket is stolen, you have to contact the air company at
If you are able to prove, that you have ordered and paid for it, the
Travel Agency or the Air Company can issue an emergency ticket. Under normal
conditions your name will often be in the computer system, so you are
able to document the reservation by showing your passport. In order to
receive a new ticket, you have to sign a "solemn declaration", wherein
you promise to pay for the disappeared ticket, if it is used before it
is expired. By the way isn't it free of charge to have a new ticket
issued. It is fairly expensive, maybe 50 - 75 €.
Your normal insurance will as a rule cover your loss by theft.
There will be some restrictions. As an example will theft of cash
normally be covered by a much smaller amount.