Just google “Hotel Maids Toothbrush” and you will be changed forever. Maybe it’s all just urban legend or maybe it’s true. Who knows…But, I ain’t taking the chance! That’s why today’s Travel Tip Tuesday is: Never Leave Your Toothbrush in the Hotel Room.
Never leave your toothbrush in the hotel room!
Hotel life is a key part of the frequent travel experience. As a frequent business traveler myself, I am in hotels around 100+ nights a year on a consistent basis (or at least was…you know, before all of this silliness). Many of my readers do the same thing week in and week out.
As a Frequent Traveler, I’ve developed my own set of Hotel Hacks that I often use to make my hotel stays a little better, but there’s one rule I never violate:
Never leave your toothbrush in the hotel room
Why you ask? Well, just google “Hotel Maids Toothbrush” and you will never leave it behind again. Maybe it’s just urban legend or maybe it’s true. Who knows…
But, I ain’t taking the chance!
Here are a few hotel toothbrush stories. Judge for yourself:
Fellow Travel Blogger Johnny Jet shared an interesting story from one of his readers:
“…traveling in Europe a couple years ago, a friend forgot his jacket so returned to his room to collect it. The maid was cleaning the room so he walked in and discovered her in the bathroom—using his toothbrush to brush her teeth!“
I always bring my toothbrush with me!
Always bring it with you when you leave the room! And if you do feel so inclined to leave it behind…for the love of God, hide the thing!
And if you leave it out on the counter like I did the other day….just toss it right in the trash! The hotel can give you a freebie if you need a replacement.
There’s a hidden benefit to bringing your toothbrush with you when you leave the room…now you can brush your nasty fangs after scarfing that philly cheesesteak at lunch!
Speaking of travel toiletries you might be interested to see how I buy my travel toiletries (in bulk) to save money!
See you next Travel Tip Tuesday for another interesting installment
Note: This post was first published in early 2019 and updated for 2020 and 2021.
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