Travel Safety in Guatemala: -avoid traveling at night at all costs. Even if your destination is only a couple blocks away, take a cab or tuk-tuk. -Pack light and leave anything flashy, including electronics, jewlery, etc. at home. -Book lodging with safes and keep all important documents and large sums of money your hotel safe. -Do not resist a mugging—that’s how most victims are injured or killed. If you are held up, cooperate fully. -Travel between cities with a guided tour.