ONE of the worst things to happen abroad is having your stuff stolen.

But there is one bag that prevents that, using anti-theft designs.

The Travelon Women's Anti-Theft Classic Messenger Bag has been praised by both travel experts and travelers.

This includes a slash-resistant strap, as well as locking zippers and pulls.

The pockets even have RFID blocking to prevent thieves from stealing them.

It is currently available on Amazon for £32, with the cheapest being the blue option although it also comes in stripe.

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The bag has had more than 5,000 ratings, thousands of which are five stars.

One person said it "worked like a dream" while another said they wish they could give it more than five stars.

Another woman added: "The best travel bag I've ever had."

TravelAwaits' Mary Charlebois said she has been using it for more than a decade: “This is the best-made bag of any kind I’ve owned, hands-down.

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"In addition, it has all the pockets and organizing space a fastidious traveler like myself could wish for.”

And vice president Joan Sherman added: "Another thing to love about this bag is that there’s a short strap (tether) inside the bag with a small LED light on it to easily find anything inside."

A tourist was left fuming after his bag got stolen in Spain – which contained more than $30,000 (£25,631) of personal items.

Patrick Biller was on holiday in Ibiza when he stopped at a cafe while waiting for a ferry, leaving his bag on his chair.

He said the thief had cut the bag straps and taken his camera bag – which had $30,000 (£25,631) of gear in it.

That included his photography equipment, headphones, passport and €500 (£434) in cash.

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