Planning a vacation to cure the post-holiday blues? We’ve got your prep covered with these bed bug tips for travelers.
- Pick up the mattresses in the rooms and look under it. Check around the edges of the box springs.
- Check under the box spring.
- Look at the corners of the room. Oftentimes bedbugs are wedged in corners sleeping during the day. Also, spiders do catch them and this is where they generally have their webs.
- This is a very important tip. Headboards in hotel rooms are easily removed. They are basically decorative. Lift up each headboard an lie it on the bed. Carefully inspect the hole where the headboard was lifted out of. Also, inspect all niches and corners of the headboard. Remember bedbugs are very small and dead bedbug husks sometimes can be hard to pick up. If you see any type of bug or husk of small bugs, you most likely have bedbugs in the room (or at least used to).