Follow the tips below to make sure you don’t bring home any unwanted guests!
When traveling, talk to hotel management before checking in, to find out their policies and procedures for handling bed bugs. Having a proactive prevention and maintenance plan in place is key to successful elimination.
Be aware and observant of your surroundings. Investigate all areas you plan on lying down, sitting or standing still in, for any extended period of time. This is important; since bed bugs are attracted to the heat and carbon dioxide your body produces.
Inspect rooms you are visiting:
Steps you can take:
Check out this video by Jeff White of Bed Bug Central, for a detailed demonstration on how to check your hotel for bed bugs and how to protect your belongings.
You can also visit www.bedbugregistry.com to find out if the place you’re planning on staying at for your next vacation has been reported for bed bug infestations.