A travel money belt is a portable safe used as precaution against theft while travelling. It offers peace of mind and is a safer option than a travel wallet because it's hidden under your clothes. Think of it in the same sense as your underwear. You put it on in the beginning of the day and throughout the day it's out of sight and out of mind. Remember, a money belt is only worth its value if worn properly - under your clothes. Keeping cash, a passport and a debit card in your money belt in your bag defeats its purpose. If the bag is stolen, then too will be your money belt. Yes, thieves are aware of money belts, but it unlikely that they will undress you to steal something - they are looking for items that are quick and easy to grab. There are a variety of different money belt designs. They can be worn on different parts of your body depending on different comfort preferences.