The Best Money Belts for Travel
To money belt or not to money belt, that is the packing question. Money belts have long been considered a travel go-to for their stealth ability to store a passport, traveler’s checks, and cash in one convenient, on-your-person pouch. But in today’s ATM- and Apple Pay-everywhere world, are high-security belts still a must? It depends on your destination. Sticking out as a tourist in a foreign country—especially those where cash in king, like Thailand—makes anyone an easy target for pickpockets. And who says money belts have to be all function and no fun? Here are a few of our favorite hands-free carry-all options, from no-nonsense picks to "fanny packs—but make it fashion."