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Most people, when they travel long distances or just feel like stopping or staying somewhere, stay at a motel or a hotel! I have a lot of friends who work in places like this, and say it is incredibly common for people to take things from the rooms
Most people, when they travel long distances or just feel like stopping or staying somewhere, stay at a motel or a hotel! I have a lot of friends who work in places like this, and say it is incredibly common for people to take things from the rooms when they leave. Some places (the more expensive ones) will put trackers in things like robes and towels, but most do not because they do assume that people will take things.
What do you typically take home with you when you leave?
This is sooo weird! We go to Panama every year and just went less than 2 weeks ago and I ALWAYS take everything you can that won't get charged to your bill.
On our trip 2 weeks ago here's what I took from our room and the one next door where my parents stayed:
-Toilet paper (which came in handy today when I went to the bathroom to find no TP then smiled when I remembered the stash I took from the motel was under my sink! Hee hee.
-The tissue boxes
-all the soaps and conditioners
-coffee and all condiments i.e. creamer, sweet n low, etc.
- the tampons and anything else that won't get charged on the bill.
My family makes jokes ALL THE TIME about my little habits. Lol. Our forks at home have been disappearing for months and we were down to 2 forks! When we go out to eat... I take the forks ! (SHH!) Guess how many forks we have now? 9! Whoo-hoo!
I used to work at a hotel so I know all the things left are thrown away even the unopened soaps, dish detergents and even rolls of TP if they've been used ANY! I ain't about to let something go to waste. Lol. When I worked as a housekeeper though, I learned how many workers and guests would steal towels and now if you steal anything like the towels or dishes or sheets it'll be charged to your credit card and they can even send you a hefty bill after you've arrived back home! Some of my co-workers (not me! I was actually innocent on this one) would park their cars around the back of the motel and when we'd finish our rounds we'd be at the top floors and they'd take the towels and toss them over the rails then pack them in their cars! Lol.
Also, last year when we took our Panama trip always stay in the same hotel, they would leave Pond's facial pads in small packs in our rooms and my partner and I got to talking with our housekeeper about my being a housekeeper too and she ended up giving us a bag full of the facial packs and it lasted my mom and me an entire year! Lol. Very worth it and I loved those things! Ha Ha.