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Backpack safety
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We’re thinking of camping in Amsterdam for four nights in July and I’m concerned about leaving our backpacks in the tent while we’re out visiting the city during the day. Should I be worried about having our stuff stolen? We don’t plan on leaving anything valuable in the tent and we’ve never had any issues while camping here in the US but I guess it doesn’t hurt to ask…

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I am leaving from Miami, FL with $2100 for 23 days
Amsterdam, Grindelwald, Zell am See, Salzburg, Budapest, Valea Drăganului, Cluj-Napoca
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personally I would not leave my bags in my tent. I would probably find a locker at a train station or something and leave them there. As a rule of thumb, you can expect your bags to be stolen if they are not with you or locked up…

I am leaving from Montreal, Canada with $1600 for 16 days
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I have camped all over Europe (not in Amsterdam though), always leave my bag in my tent (nothing valuable, off course) and except for one time at a music festival in Leipzig (gave my camera to my sister, she left it in her tent, then it got stolen), I have never had anything stolen. Who would want to steal your dirty clothes anyway?