You’ve heard these horrifying travel urban legends, but are they true?
We’ll unmask the spooky rumors before you head to your next haunt!
The True & False of Travel Urban Legends from CLC Lodging
- There’s money in the hotel Bibles. FALSE. The urban legend persists as a tactic to get people to find the Bible in the room.
- The bathroom door in an airplane was designed to open from both sides. Scary, but TRUE
- Hotel key cards contain your personal information, and anyone with a special scanner can “read” your details. FALSE
- People commonly use the hotel’s iron to prepare meals. TRUE
- You can open the airplane doors, and all the passengers will get sucked out into the sky. FALSE
- Those pesky critters called bed bugs can only be found in budget hotels and cheap accommodation. FALSE
- Posting on Facebook about your upcoming vacation & travel plans is dangerous. TRUE
- Taking a call on your cell phone will make the plane crash. FALSE
- Hotels don’t always clean the duvets. TRUE
- The recirculated air coming from plane air vents will make you sick. FALSE
- There’s a secret train platform beneath the Waldorf-Astoria in NYC. TRUE
- There is a widespread fear in the hotel world of a 13th floor. For this reason, many hotels don’t have a clearly-marked 13th floor. TRUE