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Travel clothing with hidden pockets is not a new concept. Thankfully pickpocket proof clothing for travel is now more practical, secure, and stylish than ever before. 


You no longer have to stand out as a tourist, sacrificing your own personal style and comfort whilst trying to stay safe when you travel. The travel clothing market is now more fashionable than ever.

While comfort and practicality are still at the forefront of design, style is becoming an equally important factor in travel clothing lines.

Travel clothing companies now apply the same comfort and fashion-forward principles to anti-theft and pickpocket proof clothing and accessories. Or rather – are introducing pickpocket proof functionality to the latest travel clothing trends and styles.

Staying Safe While You Travel

We believe some of the easiest ways to stay safe when you travel is in the preparation before you travel, being aware while you travel, and not drawing attention to yourself as an easy target.

The way you dress is just one way you can minimise your chances on any unwanted attention from thieves and pickpockets.

We have rounded up some stylish anti-theft travel jackets that will see you through from sightseeing to dinner. Pickpocket-proof pants with classic and sleek lines. Even some pocket worthy briefs that will keep more than the family jewels safe.

We have covered them all in this handy guide, separated into travel clothes for women and men for easy navigation. 

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How to Avoid Pickpockets

The easiest way to avoid pickpockets is to be diligent, especially in crowded tourist areas. These are just some of the things to consider when travelling. 

  • Keep bags close to you and zipped up — preferably worn cross body, not over the shoulder. A good anti-theft travel handbag or anti-theft backpack is always a great travel investment. 
  • Don’t flash lots of money around or wear fancy expensive jewellery or clothing. You will only attract attention to yourself. 
  • Discreet clothing that doesn’t scream tourist is always best. This is why the best pickpocket proof clothing has discreet pockets and is styled similar to normal fashion trends. 
  • Don’t place anything of value in a pocket that does not close securely and preferably never in a back pocket. 
  • Be aware of people creating strange distractions, especially children and don’t allow people to crowd you unnecessarily. 
  • If an interaction with a stranger doesn’t feel right, it usually isn’t. Keep your distance.

Take Care of Your Own Belongings

Too often we see tourists walking around with bags gaping open, wallets and phones hanging out of their back pockets or even handbags swinging from a street side restaurant chair. When these travellers lose something, their first thought is they have been pickpocketed.

More than likely they have. After all, these travellers have made themselves an easy target. However, it is often a case of things left behind, phones falling out of an open backpack, or cash falling out of a gaping side pocket. 


Each day around the world, more than 400,000 travellers are targeted by pickpockets.

Even more simply forget or misplace their valuables while they are travelling. 

Anti-theft travel gear and pickpocket proof clothing are only as good as you are careful with your belongings. It will stop a thief from slipping a hand in your pocket, but it can’t help you if you don’t zip up first. 


What is Pickpocket Proof Clothing?

Pickpocket-proof clothing is essentially a piece of clothing with functionality to prevent thieves from accessing and removing valuables from your person. These features may include internal pockets, hidden pockets, or zippered pockets.  

What features Should Good Pickpocket Proof Clothing Have?

  • Good pickpocket proof clothing doesn’t need to have lots of pockets, although many travel garments do. They just need to have at least one secure pocket. 
  • Pockets should be discreet, not like fashion cargo pants or shorts where the pockets are obvious and easy to access.
  • Ideally, all secure pockets should have a zip closure, preferably a zip hidden in a seam or be virtually impossible for a thief to slip their hand in by way of a button closure tab or similar. 
  • Hidden pockets with secure closures. 

Choosing the Right Pickpocket Proof Clothing for Travel

Many travel clothing companies will advertise garments with lots of pockets as an alternative to using your carry on baggage for travel essentials.

Do not confuse these albeit handy travel clothes for pickpocket proof clothing. Lots of pockets do not always equate to safe – just convenient. 

Make sure the pickpocket proof clothing you choose is firstly comfortable and a design you like. The clothing will not keep your valuables safe if you don’t like wearing it.

When Choosing Anti Pickpocket Travel Wear Consider the Following:


Check the garment has the pocket configuration you need and like. There is no point buying a pair of travel pants with 15 pockets when all you need is two secure pockets for cash and passports. Or a travel jacket has 20 pockets, but none of them fit what you want to carry.

Once you have decided on a design, then check the quality of the secure pockets and make sure they suit the purpose – do you need to access the items regularly from the pocket or keep them stowed away for long periods? These factors will determine the type of pockets you want or need.  

Construction & Material

When choosing clothes for travel – comfort, wearability, and durability are paramount.

  • Check the fabric and design allows comfortable movement.
  • Is the fabric breathable or does it have moisture wicking?
  • Is the garment quick drying, is it water and stain repellant?
  • Is the weight of the garment suitable for the climate you will be travelling to?
  • Are the secure pocket closures high quality and reliable, e.g. zips or button closures.


  • Is the design suited for a flexible fit or is the cut right for you? 
  • Think about how much stuff you will want to carry in the pocket configuration and how that may affect the size you need. 


Again, think about breathable fabrics, stretch and movability. Do the design and fabric allow for comfortable movement? Will the design be comfortable and suitable for the type of travel you are doing? 


Is the style something you would usually wear? If not, maybe look for something more towards your style; otherwise, you may be inclined not to wear it.

Are the pickpocket proof features discreet in relation to the style and cut of the garment? The best pickpocket proof clothes are ones you don’t even realise are. 


We have picked out the best pickpocket proof and hidden pocket clothing for travel based on anti-theft functionality, style and wearability. Travel clothing that is comfortable and doesn’t make you stand out while keeping all your belongings safe and organised. 


Women’s Travel Jacket With Hidden Pockets

When deciding on what makes the best travel jacket think about the design – do you really like it? Think about the pocket configuration you need, the weight of the jacket for the climate and the comfort and practicality in relation to the type of travel you will be doing. 

SCOTTeVEST 18 pocket Travel Trench Coat


A functional and fashionable women’s classically styled trench coat, this jacket works for both dressy and casual travel situations. With loads of pockets to keep items such as iPads, phones, sunglasses etc, the coat is designed with a weight management system to balance the weight and prevent that weighed down, bulky look.

Most importantly, there are also plenty of secure concealed pockets for keeping valuables safe, including a designated ID pocket.

  • 2 large and deep exterior handwarmer pockets have magnetic closures. There is a section for a water bottle, a keychain attachment as well as a sealed inner pocket to keep small items secure. 
  • 2 large exterior chest pockets have concealed vertical zippers. 
  • 2 interior chest pockets are secure but still easy to access with hook & loop top closures and partial zippers. 
  • 2 mid-size interior pockets have horizontal zippers suitable for travel documents or wallets. 


ExOfficio Women’s FlyQ Jacket

We love this versatile and stylish travel jacket. With Teflon Shield+, the jacket is water, stain, and wind resistant. It has a smart centre front two-way zipper with snap front placket and interior drawcord waistband to give shape or cinch for comfort.

The hand pockets both have security zips and it also has a removable security zip, interior pocket travel system. Perfect for airport security. 

The interior chest pocket features RFID blocking capabilities with Silver plated technology that uses electromagnetic fields to block access to your passport and credit card information. 


ExOfficio Women’s FlyQ Lite Jacket

With a similar style to the FlyQ Jacket, this summer weight travel jacket is another favourite. A Tricot-lined collar and bungee style elastic hem cinch make it comfortable for travel. 

It has an advanced internal 10 Pocket Travel System to help you breeze through airport security and keep your belongings safe and one vertical external security zip chest pocket. A DWR finish and coated ripstop fabric protect you and your belongings from the elements.

It also features gadget pockets with clear panels compatible with touch screens, glasses pocket with microfleece lining, key clip, and water bottle pocket. 


ExOfficio Women’s Round Trip Jacket

From country hikes to city strolls, this versatile travel jacket is perfect for any travel occasion. Featuring the TSA friendly advanced FlyQ 6-Pocket System, you have plenty of pockets to keep all your gear safe and organised without looking bulky. 

Pockets include features such as soft linings for glasses, key clips, and clear pockets compatible with touch screens. 

As well as safe interior pockets, there is an exterior security zip chest pocket and the front hand warmer pockets have oversized button closures with zip closures under the flaps for added security. 

The waist cinches in for better fit or to change the look from standard travel jacket to a tailored jacket, and the back has a drop tail hem for added coverage. Comes in Black and Cigar.


Women’s 15-Pocket Voyager Jacket

Lightweight, quickdrying with abrasion-resistant fabric, this jacket is the perfect summer and shoulder season travel jacket. Great for layering in those changeable travel seasons.

It has an adjustable drawstring hem to adjust for different shapes or looks and has UPF 40+ sun protection (Ultraviolet Protection Factor). Best of all, as the name suggests, it has 15 pockets to keep items organised and security pockets to keep valuables safe.


ExOfficio Emei Trench

A great pickpocket proof rain/windbreaker jacket for travel. Fully seam sealed, using waterproof breathable, 2-Layer 10k/10k fabric, this jacket is lightweight yet still weatherproof, perfect for winter trips or shoulder season travel. 

It has an interior 4 Pocket Travel System with internal removable security zip organiser pocket as well as two external fleece lined security zip hand pockets. The rain hood packs into stand up soft lined collar with security zip.


SCOTTeVEST Women’s 23 Pocket Jacket

Made with a cotton blend Teflon treated fabric for water and stain resistance, it also features a weight management system which balances the weight to prevent that overloaded, bulky look.

With 23 pockets to keep items such as iPads, phones, sunglasses etc. the jacket also has an RFID blocking pocket made with a specially engineered material that keeps your credit card and passport information secure from high-tech skimmers and thieves by blocking 13.56 MHz frequencies.

  • The 2 large chest pockets have hidden zippers. The right pocket has a small internal mesh compartment.
  • 2 large handwarmer pockets – 1 with a water bottle holder and key-holder. 1 has a ” ZIP-PIP” – zippered pocket-in-pocket to keep valuables separate and secure.
  • 2 interior pockets have clear touch pockets for touchscreen device usage.

The jacket also features zip-off sleeves to convert from jacket to vest and back in seconds for further versatility. 


SCOTTeVEST Chloe Glow Pickpocket Proof Travel Jacket – 18 Pocket

Made from moisture-wicking machine washable fabric this is a comfortable, easy wear, easy care jacket for travel.  Rib-knit cuffs with hidden thumbholes provide added function and comfort. The perfect jacket for long travel days.

It has 18 useful pockets loaded with features to keep your items organised and safe. Store everything from tablet devices or small laptops, water bottles, and keys, and keep money and ID safe in internal and security zip pockets without feeling weighed down. The weight management system takes the drag out even when fully loaded. Comes in four colours. 


Travel Vests With Hidden Pockets

You may have opted for a travel jacket that converts to a vest, but some people like to have a travel vest independent of a jacket. It could be the design of the vest or the weight for the climate you will be travelling in.

Either way, the same principles apply – first choose a style you will feel comfortable wearing. Look for discreet pockets and remember, lots of pockets doesn’t always make it safe. Choose a pocket configuration that suits your needs. 

ExOfficio Women’s FlyQ Vest

Water, wind and stain resistant thanks to its Teflon Shield+, this versatile travel vest is loaded with features without looking like a traditional multi-pocket vest.

The interior chest pocket features Silver plated technology to block access to your passport and credit card information using electromagnetic fields.

An interior pocket travel system has a removable security zip pocket organiser. It also has security zips on both hand pockets,

The smart centre front two-way zipper with snap front placket gives the vest a streamlined, modern look. Comes in four colours. 


SCOTTeVEST Women’s Featherweight 16 Pocket Vest

A featherweight gadget-friendly 16 pocket travel vest loaded with features to keep your personal items organised and safe while you travel.

The 16 security pockets include:

  • 2 exterior chest pockets with vertical zippers for quick access to your smartphone or passport. 
  • Oversize internal “Pad” pocket for a tablet or small laptop. 
  • Designated RFID blocking pocket designed with specially engineered pocket material that blocks 13.56 MHz frequencies to keep credit card and passport information safe.

While the jacket is feather light, perfect for warm weather and summer travel, the weight management system prevents it from feeling looking overloaded even when full. Comes in three colours.


Women’s Travel Shirts With Hidden Pockets

Clever Travel Companion Women’s Fitted V-Neck T-Shirt with 2 Secret Pockets

Clever Travel Companion women’s pickpocket proof V-neck t-shirts, with hidden pockets under each arm, hold your passport, credit cards and cash. Even keys and cell phones fit easily.

A great travel base layer for hot and cold climates, this tee works well on its own or when paired under a shirt or with a cardigan such as the Scottevest Pickpocket-proof cardigan below.

They have quality plastic zippers with metal pulls and is made from cotton spandex so retains a nice fitted shape. It is light and is comfortable even when the pockets are full. Comes in four colours.


Mix and Match Tip

Pair with ExOfficio Women’s Venture Pant and a Travel Scarf with 2 Hidden Zipper Pockets for a smart, versatile, and comfortable travel outfit which offers additional security pockets and added sun protection. 

SCOTTeVEST Pickpocket Proof Travel Cardigan – 4 Pocket

A versatile travel cardigan that works for both dressy and casual travel situations. Made of jersey knit, super-soft DuPont Sorona fabric, the Madeline cardigan is wrinkle-resistant, machine washable, and most importantly – the fabric is quick-drying and breathable which is essential for travel.

The cardigan has 4 pockets – 2 main pockets with a hidden, zippered pocket within each. The weight management system is specially engineered to balance the weight load across the entire garment making sure you don’t end up with that overloaded bulky look. Comes in four colours.


Mix and Match Tip

Pair the Madeline cardigan with the fitted pickpocket proof V-Neck T-Shirt and the Kayla Cowl Neck Shirt with hidden pocket  for great travel layering and additional security pockets. 


The Kayla Cowl Neck Shirt is a great travel staple for fashion and function. The lightweight, wrinkle-free fabric with weight management control gives the shirt a fashion look that pairs well for both dressy and smart casual looks.

A side zippered pocket hidden in the seam has room to carry valuables such as money, credit cards, keys or passport which makes it a functional and versatile travel basic. Comes in three colours.

SCOTTeVEST Susie Qzip Pickpocket Proof Travel Top – 2 Pocket

Made from extremely lightweight moisture wicking DuPont Sorona fabric, this is a great top for travel. Quick dry, breathable, super soft and wrinkle-free, this is the perfect top for layering when travelling in changeable conditions and extremely comfortable for long travel days. 

Two side seam zippered pockets concealed in the seams of the garment keep valuables safe and handy. The weight management system ensures the garment never looks or feels overloaded. Comes in 7 colours.


Pickpocket Proof Pants for Women

Never confuse travel cargo pants & anti-pickpocket pants. Women’s travel pants with pockets come in a myriad of designs for all kinds of travel, sometimes with more pockets than you know what to do with.

Remember, it is not the number of pockets that will keep your belongings safe, it is the pocket configuration and closures that count. 

When it comes to travel pants, comfort is paramount so don’t be tempted to go for more pockets than you need. Two to three secure pockets are usually enough for normal travel, especially if you are wearing a pickpocket-proof jacket or have an anti-theft handbag.

Go for more pockets if the style of travel calls for it, just make sure they are secure. 

ExOfficio Women’s Venture Pant


Based on the classic 5-pocket jean design, these travel pants also feature a contoured waistband and interior back elastic for great fit, clean line styling, and comfort.

Made with lightweight UPF 50 fabric which is treated with DWR Teflon Shield for excellent water and stain resistance, they are a very functional and flattering travel pant for warmer weather travel.

The right side features a hidden security zip pocket large enough to conceal your passport or other smaller valuable items. 


ExOfficio Sol Cool Costera Ankle Pant


We love the versatility of these travel pants for both casual and dressy occasions. Great for when you need to travel light.

The lightweight fabric and ankle-length silhouette work equally well for travel days as dinners in town — an excellent pant for long days of sightseeing which move to dinner.

The right pocket has a hidden zip pocket large enough to store your passport securely or other smaller valuable items such as phones, credit cards, or money.

The UPF 50 rated fabric also features odour-resistant Silvadur technology which uses silver ions to keep the pants fresher longer which means you need to wash them less. Another win for lightweight travel.


Mix and Match Tip

Pair with Fitted pickpocket proof V-Neck T-Shirt and a pickpocket proof travel cardigan for a smart casual look and additional security pockets. 

ExOfficio Women’s Perflexion Jean

A great combination of comfort, style and function, The Perflexion Jean features moisture-wicking fabric for easy care on the go with a soft stretch that conforms perfectly to compliment your shape while still allowing you to move freely — described as having the ease of sweatpants with the look of denim.

The classic jean design has slenderising double side seams with a contoured lower rise and a slimmer leg for a more modern fit.

A hidden security zip back pocket gives you space to securely store your passport or other valuable items.


SCOTTeVEST Margaux Cargaux 11 Pocket Travel Pants

These travel pants are loaded with pickpocket proof features – 11 handy zip pockets and features, designed to carry all of your everyday travel necessities securely.

These pants are designed to stay looking sleek and flattering even with fully loaded pockets and the weight management system prevents them from feeling heavy. Keep everything you need accessible without having to worry about pickpockets or items falling out.

The lightweight, quick dry, breathable fabric keeps you comfortable and stays wrinkle-free. Adjustable ankle tie details allow you to convert full-length pants into capris quickly and an adjustable waistband allows for a high or lowrise look. Comes in three colours.


Pickpocket Proof Shorts for Women

While there are plenty of cargo style shorts for travel on the market, you don’t have to completely forego style for function.

These travel shorts all feature at least one security zip pocket while staying lightweight, comfortable, and practical for different travel styles. 

ExOfficio Women’s Basilica Relaxed Fit Lightweight Shorts

These shorts are a great go-to style for travel in warmer climates. Lightweight fabric with a relaxed fit, this design works equally well for day treks, sightseeing, and urban exploration.

A secure zippered front pocket allows you to keep items safe and easily accessible. Odour-resistant Silvadur technology uses silver ions to keep your shorts fresher longer. Tencel-lyocell yarn derived from eucalyptus will keep you cool and dry while resisting wrinkles.

These are great shorts to take you from a day of sightseeing straight to dinner or a sunset cruise still feeling tidy and fresh. Comes in two colours. 


ExOfficio Women’s Costera Lightweight Bermuda Shorts

Designed for an effortless, polished travel look, the longer-length Bermuda style works well for all travel situations – from plane or train travel to dinner on the beach.

A hidden zip pocket inside the right pocket keeps your passport, or other items secure yet accessible while travelling.

With comfort and style in mind; the contoured, tricot-lined waistband moves with you for a secure fit ensuring you’ll be comfortable from start to finish. The Odour-resistant Silvadur technology and Tencel-lyocell yarn derived from eucalyptus ensure you stay cool, fresh, and wrinkle-free for longer.


ExOfficio Women’s Explorista Shorts

The Teflon SHIELD+ finish fabric makes these shorts durable, lightweight and quick drying. It also has four-way opti stretch for better movement. Perfect for long travel days, beach or hiking.
A 7-inch security zip pocket on right thigh allows you to keep items safe and secure no matter what activity you do.


ExOfficio Women’s Sol Cool Nomad Shorts

Designed with the nomad in mind; these shorts feature two security pockets – One security zip pocket on the right leg and another security zip pocket on the back right.
UPF 30+ sun protection, a Durable Water Repellent (DWR) finish and quick-drying nylon make these very practical travel shorts.


Travel Skirts & Dresses with Hidden Pocket

We don’t automatically think of skirts and dresses as being pickpocket proof. It is possible to have a stylish skirt or dress for travel that features at least one security pocket.

Perfect for when you don’t want to carry a bag and only need to keep a few items secure. Paired with a pickpocket-proof shirt, you have loads of pockets to keep your valuables safe without feeling weighed down. 

ExOfficio Women’s Kizmet Skort

This stylish yet sporty, versatile skort is great for travel. The lightweight, quick-dry fabric has a flattering drape as well as four-way stretch for added comfort and mobility.

A back yoke ventilation system helps keep you cool and left side zipper for easy on/off. The right side has a hidden security zip pocket to keep valuables safe. Comes in three colours.


ExOfficio Women’s Kizmet Athletic Skort

Another stylish and versatile skort perfect for so many travel situations. Made with the ExOfficio signature Kizmet Stretch technical performance quick dry fabric, UPF 50 sun protection, and four-way stretch for better mobility.

Two front hand pockets with internal zipper pocket on the right keep items such as passports or phones secure.

A partial interior elastic waistband with drawstring provides a comfortable and adjustable fit.


White Sierra Women’s West Loop Trail Skort

Practical and feminine, this skort will work for active travel and city sightseeing. The secure side zip pocket will hold keys, cash, cards and other necessities.
It has a built-in inner short with a slit opening and comfort fit back elastic waistband for the best fit.

This skirt comes in two lengths 17″ (10 colours & designs) and 19″ (5 colours)


ExOfficio Women’s Wanderlux Stripe Short Skirt

Perfect for everyday travel, absorbing/moisture-releasing Drirelease technology quickly wicks sweat away keeping you cool and fresher for longer while Tencel yarn keeps you wrinkle free and comfortable.

A hidden security zip pocket on the right safely stores passport, phone or other valuables while you travel. Comes in black, stripe, or print.


Packing Tip: Take An Anti-Theft Handbag

Pair these skirts and dresses with a stylish anti theft handbag for travel. 

Read our Buying Guide to The Best Anti Theft Handbags & Purses for Travel 

ExOfficio Women’s Sol Cool Chambray Dress

We love this versatile travel dress. Perfect for summer and the shoulder seasons, it has two front hand pockets with a security zip inside the right pocket to keep valuables safe and secure. 

Roll-up sleeve tabs and adjustable drawcord waistband make it easy to change the look to your style and shape.

Stay cool and block the sun in summer. Pair with leggings, boots, and a light jacket for early spring or autumn.

Made with Sol Cool™ Jade fabric which wicks moisture, and quickly releases heat, it creates a cooling sensation on the skin. 


Woman’s Pickpocket Proof T-Shirt Dress with 2 Secret Zipper Pockets


This Women’s T-shirt dress has a secret pocket under each arm to keep your valuables safe.

Much like the women’s fitted V-neck t-shirt with 2 secret pockets from the same brand, this dress will hold your passport, credit cards and cash. Even keys and cell phones will fit nicely and are easily accessible.

The soft, lightweight fabric makes it a great travel dress for summer or, for layering in the shoulder seasons. Pair with the Women’s 15-Pocket Voyager Jacket and a 2 pocket Infinity Travel Scarf in cooler weather. 



Underwear With Pockets For Women

Underwear with pockets is the security garment of choice for many. Whether it be a pair of briefs with a secret pocket or two or a bra stash pouch that sits snug under your shirt, there is no doubt these undergarments will keep your small valuables safe. 

Stashitware hidden pocket underwear comes in various designs. These are the two we believe are most practical for travel and keeping items secure. Both are cotton spandex with easy 6 “access / 8-10” deep front pocket for storing cash or cards. The pocket is well reinforced so items are secure and will not bulge.

Clever Travel Companion Women’s Cotton Underwear with Secret Pocket

This lightweight underwear comes in a cute boy short style, with gusset for comfort.

Designed not only for comfort, accessibility, practicality and security but also for durability. These boy short style underwear, with gusset comfort, has two zippered pockets to fit a passport, credit cards, ID, cash – even cell phones and keys.

The pockets support themselves, ensuring the underwear maintains shape and will not stretch or tug even when pockets are full.



Barbra’s 3 Pack Women’s Travel Pocket Girdle Brief Panties

Stay safe and look slim while you travel. These cotton spandex high waist panties shape and smooth the tummy, waist and hips for a slimmer look. Made with elasticated material with cotton lining, for comfort.

A 6×6″ inch zip pocket on the front keeps valuables such as passport, cards, cash or keys safe.


Pacsafe Coversafe Hidden Washable Travel Pouch for Women


A better alternative to old fashioned neck wallets, keep your money, ID, and credit cards safe from pickpockets and thieves with a hidden bra stash pouch.
With a turn-and-snap connector clasp design, this travel pouch is easy to use and won’t unsnap accidentally.

Holds up to six credits cards, cash, and key, and the flat design makes this mini bra pouch hard to spot. Can be worn either in the centre or to the side of the bra and has adjustable elastic straps so the pouch will fit all bra sizes.

Made with soft, breathable, lingerie fabric, it lies comfortably and discreetly on the body underneath clothing.


This versatile fashion travel money belt and waist pack will keep all your travel essentials safe while providing a slimming and or fashion look.

Made with stretchy French lace and Spandex mesh lining that keeps items concealed and provides a slimming tummy tuck look. Silicon “stay put” strips on the inside of the hip belt keep it in place for a secure no-slip fit.

The 6-inch wide waist belt has four 7″ pockets which have easy top access. There is enough room to hold a large phone, passport, cash, ID, keys, and much more.

Flat and lightweight, it sits discreetly under clothing or can be shown off as a fashion accessory.



Men’s Travel Jacket With Hidden Pockets

The same goes for the men as the ladies – when deciding on what makes the best travel jacket, think about the design – Do you like it, does the cut feel comfortable, the climate you will be travelling in and is it practical for the style of travel you will be doing?

Then, think about the pocket configuration. How many pockets do you really need, how big do they need to be in relation to what you need to carry and how will this affect the size you need. 

SCOTTeVEST Men’s 25 Pocket Travel Jacket

An elegant and functional men’s travel jacket, it is a spring/ autumn travel wardrobe staple. It has 25 hidden pockets and loads of useful features and is versatile enough for travel days or dressy dinners. Discreet zip off sleeves converts the jacket into an equally stylish vest for added versatility.

Made with cotton blend Teflon treated for water and stain resistance it will always look fresh, even on long trips. The weight management system prevents it from looking weighed down even when all pockets are utilised.

There are plenty of concealed zippered security pockets to keep your valuables safe and organised.

  • 2 large chest pockets have hidden zippers at the top. The right one has a small, mesh compartment within it.
  • 2 large handwarmer pockets have a water bottle holder and extendable/detachable key-holder in the right pocket and “ZIP-PIP”(zippered pocket-in-pocket) in the left pocket to keep items secure.
  • 2 interior clear touch pockets for touchscreen devices.
  • An RFID blocking pocket protects your credit cards and passport from high-tech skimmers and thieves.


AyeGear J25 Jacket and Vest with 25 Pockets


25 pockets, detachable sleeves and concealed hood, this jacket is versatile, warm and comfortable. Lightweight, waterproof, windproof and breathable to suit both hot and cold climates.

Keep all your valuables and electronics safe from pickpockets and inclement weather. Security pockets include:

  • 2 touch sensitive pockets which allow you to use smartphone devices within the jacket’s pocket itself.
  • 2 large internal zipped pockets for tablets or 12″ laptop. – Carry any one or two tablet devices with you.
  • 1 large internal zipped pocket for 15″ laptop.
  • 4 credit card pockets
  • 4 memory stick & SD card pockets
  • 1 Passport pocket
  • 1 dedicated ID pocket

The jacket will not bulge or sag when it’s loaded up so you can be discreet about carrying expensive devices.


ExOfficio Men’s FlyQ Convertible Jacket

We love this versatile, all-rounder travel jacket for men. Made with Teflon Shield+ fabric, the jacket is water, stain, and wind resistant. With a zip front closure and feature front hand pockets, the jacket also converts to a stylish vest when the weather calls for it.

The jacket features an interior pocket travel system; as well as two security zip chest pockets and two security zip hand pockets to keep all your valuables safe and organised. It’s perfect for TSA screenings.

The interior chest pocket has RFID blocking capabilities with silver plated technology that uses electromagnetic fields to prevent access to your passport and credit card information.


SCOTTeVEST Tropiformer 22 Pockets Convertible Jacket

A super lightweight travel jacket that quickly transforms into a travel vest. Made from lightweight poly fabric that is breathable, quick drying, with a Teflon treatment for water and stain resistance. It also stays wrinkle free no matter how you store it.

Boasting 22 useful pockets the jacket also folds into a handy carry pouch in the back pocket when you are not using it. Perfect for easy travel storage.

Safe storage pockets include:

  • Pocket to hold tablet devices.
  • Interior clear touch pocket for touchscreen device usage.
  • Pockets to keep your passport, wallet, travel documents and other valuables safe.

It also has an adjustable and removable hood that packs into the collar,
the patented Personal Area Network (PAN) solution for built-in wire management and Weight Management System and No Bulge pockets to distribute and maintain a streamlined look. Comes in five colours. 


SCOTTeVEST Revolution Pickpocket Proof Travel Jacket – 26 Pocket

Versatile and fashionable, the Revolution Jacket features 26 pockets to securely store and organise all of your travel gadgets and essentials. It also includes an oversize “Pad Pocket” to comfortably carry tablets or small laptops securely as well as “Clear Touch Pockets for in pocket device use. The weight management system prevents that weighed down bulky look.

The perfect travel jacket for changeable conditions, removable sleeves convert the jacket into a stylish travel vest, and the adjustable and detachable hood rolls up into the collar for storage or, zip it off and store in one of the pockets.

Water-resistant fabric and magnetic wind-flap over the main zipper give you additional protection against the elements — a fantastic jacket for winter and shoulder season travel.


SCOTTeVEST Revolution Plus Pickpocket Proof 26 Pocket Travel Jacket

The SCOTTeVEST Revolution Plus Pickpocket Proof 26 Pocket Travel Jacket takes all the pickpocket proof features of the Revolution Jacket but adds an insulated quilted lining for better weather protection in colder climates.


Travel Vests With Hidden Pockets

If you want a travel vest independent of your travel jacket, again, look for one that has the pocket configuration you need. There is no need to opt for old fashioned style travel vests loaded with outside pockets when there are some really stylish and streamline vests with hidden pockets on the market. 

ExOfficio Men’s FlyQ Vest

A versatile lightweight travel vest loaded with features without looking like an old fashioned multi-pocket travel vest.
Made with Teflon Shield+ fabric it is water, wind and stain resistant which is perfect for travel. An interior pocket travel system has a removable security zip pocket organiser as well as security zips on both hand pockets,

The interior RFID chest pocket features Silver plated technology which blocks access to your passport and credit card information using electromagnetic fields.

The vest maintains a streamlined, modern look even when fully loaded up. Comes in three colours. 


ExOfficio Men’s Storm Logic Vest


For a great cold weather travel vest, the Storm Logic vest ticks a lot of boxes.

It features the FlyQ 7-Pocket Travel System, so you have secure pockets to keep all of your items safe and organised. This travel vest is designed with safety and function in mind, but also travel comfort.

Treated with a DWR (Durable Water repellent) and made with Primaloft insulation the vest stays warm even if it gets wet. Microfleece-lined pockets, collar and lined chin flap keep hands and neck warm as well as preventing the zipper from rubbing. A built-in sack allows you to roll the vest into an adjustable travel pillow for added travel comfort.



AyeGear V26 Travel Vest with 26 Pocket

A lightweight and durable travel vest, it is waterproof, windproof, and breathable, designed for warmer climates. The breathable fabric helps keep the wearer’s body stay cool at all times.

It has 26 hidden and strategically placed pockets including 2 Clear Touch sensitive pockets for smartphones & 2 Large internal zippered pockets for tablet or 12″ laptop.

It is TSA friendly so you don’t have to unpack all your gear at airport security and its smart casual design makes it a great travel wardrobe staple.


Men’s Travel Shirts With Hidden Pockets

SCOTTeVEST SJ Qzip Pickpocket Proof 3 Pocket Travel Top


A lightweight, breathable travel top with super soft wrinkle-free fabric that wicks away moisture to keep you feeling fresher.

This top has one exterior chest pocket so you can quickly access your phone, passport or other essentials. Two zippered hidden pockets concealed in the side seams give you additional space to keep valuables safe and secure.

The weight management system prevents the shirt from looking overloaded or obvious where your items are being kept. This is great men’s shirt worn on its own or as a layering top for travel.


Hidden pocket T-Shirts make great travel bases for hot and cold climates. These travel tees work well on their own or when paired with a travel vest such as the ExOfficio Men’s FlyQ Vest or the Docksider 2 pocket shirt.

It gives you multiple style choices in changeable climates, as well as added security pockets for storing for keeping daily essentials and valuables.

Mix and Match Tip

Pair these men’s pickpocket proof shirts with  TravelSmith Men’s Flyaway Shorts, the ExOfficio Men’s Dylan Midweight Stretch Jeans, and the SCOTTeVEST Tropiformer 22 Pockets Convertible Jacket for smart casual travel looks and additional security pockets. 

AyeGear T Shirt with 3 Discreet Pockets

Three discreet double stitched and extra secure pockets keep valuables safe. The relaxed fit looks good without looking weighed down. Comes in two colours.


Clever Travel Companion V-Neck T-Shirt with 2 Secret Pockets

100% cotton pickpocket proof t-shirt with two lined and zippered side pockets. Keep your passport, cash, cards, even your phone safe and secure.


Pickpocket Proof Crew Necked Men’s T-Shirt with 2 Hidden Zipper Pockets

Lightweight, stretch fabric with a silky soft feel, this round neck classic tee has two side hidden zip pockets large enough to hold passport, cash, cards and phones.



SCOTTeVEST Pickpocket Proof Bamboo Polo – 3 Pockets

Made with breathable bamboo, this classic men’s polo is odour resistant. Wicking fabric pulls moisture away to keep you feeling fresh.

One hidden chest pocket and two hidden side seam zippered pockets keep valuables safe and secure without looking bulky or weighed down. Comes in 8 colours.


SCOTTeVEST Pickpocket Proof Travel Shirt – 13 Pocket

This wrinkle-free travel shirt has 13 discreet pockets to store all your valuables and daily travel essentials. It even includes a secret “Mad Money Pocket” under the bottom button for a secret cash reserve.
Concealed side seam zip pockets keep items save an easily accessible. Comes in 3 colours.


SCOTTeVEST Docksider Shirt – 2 Pocket

This smart casual, short-sleeved relaxed fit shirt is a great warm weather travel staple. It features seven secure pockets including side seam zippered pockets and zippered Crossdraw pocket as well as the “Mad Money Pocket” under the bottom button for a secret cash stash.

Comes in four plaid colour schemes


Packing Tip: Take An Anti-Theft Backpack or Crossbody Bag

Pair these pickpocket proof clothes with a stylish men’s anti theft bag for travel. 

Read Our Complete Buying Guide to the Best Anti Theft Backpacks for Travel

Men’s Pickpocket Proof Pants

The best travel pants for men should be comfortable and practical. While travel cargo pants like the SCOTTeVEST 8 pocket Hidden Cargo Pants are great for travel, you can now also get a variety of stylish pickpocket proof pants without needing to have countless pockets.

Lightweight pants for warm weather travel, pickpocket proof jeans or even a traditional cut that will take you from sightseeing to dinner.  

ExOfficio Men’s Dylan Midweight Stretch Jeans



We love these men’s pickpocket proof pants for travel. Unlike many travel pants, they don’t look like travel pants but are just as functional and comfortable.
There is no need for cargo style travel pants with loads of pockets when you can wear discreet and stylish jeans. These pants have plenty of pockets to keep your belongings safe.

A zippered leg pocket provides secure and easy access to your passport and additional hidden zippered pockets inside the waist and back pocket keep cash, cards, and other essentials secure.

An urban denim look design will take you from a long travel day to city sightseeing or a day hike to a casual dinner.

The midweight denim stretch fabric has breathable,moisture-wicking, quick-drying Sorbtek technology that keeps you dry and comfortable in any travel situation.


ExOfficio Men’s Hastings Pants


If you are looking for a more traditional style pant for cooler weather, these discreet pickpocket proof travel pants won’t scream tourist but will keep all your belongings safe and you comfortable while you travel.

These pants have a secure and discreet zip pocket in the leg seam as well as an internal hidden security zip pocket in the back for valuable items and right back zip pocket keeps items secure and accessible.

Built for comfort and inclement weather, the Hastings Pant is made from lightweight stretch fabric for added mobility with a brushed tricot waistband with hidden elastic for fit and comfort. 

Innovative S° Warm IR reflection technology, featuring ceramic particles in the fibres provide a thermal boost keeping you warm. Teflon™ Shield+ treatment gives additional protection from water and stains.


Columbia Men’s Global Adventure II Pant


A relaxed fit straight leg pant perfect for summer or shoulder season travel. The design works for both day time sightseeing and casual evenings out.

Made with a light-yet-durable stretch woven fabric for extreme comfort, an Omni-Shield Advanced Repellency makes the pants water-repellent which means you have to wash less. All great criteria for a travel pant.

The pants have a functional pocket configuration including button closures on the back pockets. However, there is only one security zip pocket in the side of the leg. While this may be sufficient for many, some may prefer additional zip pockets. We still see these as an all round good travel pant based on cut, look, comfort and secure pockets.


Pickpocket Proof Shorts for Men

These are all great travel shorts for summer – lightweight, quick dry and practical. The discreet pocket configuration will deter pickpockets and the designs will keep you comfortable in the warm weather.

Keep your gear safe from pickpockets as well and prevent items from falling out of loose short pockets. 

TravelSmith Men’s Flyaway Shorts

Tailored from a high-performance fabric that features a comfortable stretch for ease of motion they are perfect shorts for travel. Lightweight, water-resistant, and quick-drying, these travel shorts also have loads of useful and discreet zippered pockets.

  • Two front pockets, one conceals a zip security pocket.
  • Two zippered back pockets.
  • One zip pocket on the leg adds cargo functionality without the bulky look.

Elastic at the back waist provides up to 3″ of additional stretch for added comfort.


Mens Shorts Quick Dry Travel Shorts with Zipper and Hidden Stash Pockets

Casual lightweight, quick dry, shorts perfect for the beach, active travel, sightseeing, or long travel days.

Made with AeroCool Mesh Performance Fabric for superfast drying – you stay fresh and dry all day. An elastic waist with inner drawstring allows for a better fit.

Each side has deep pockets with an invisible zipper for safe and discreet storage of keys, phones, passports etc. An internal hidden stash pocket is perfect for cards and extra cash.


ExOfficio Men’s Camino 8.5” Shorts

These pickpocket proof shorts are a discreet take on the cargo short. To security zip pockets in the leg give you space to store bulkier items with a separate cell phone pouch inside right leg pocket.

Two security zip back pockets give you space to securely store smaller items such as wallet or cards.

Made with Sol Cool™ Jade fabric which wicks moisture, and quickly releases heat, keeping you cool and fresh throughout the day.  Teflon Shield+ technology makes the shorts stain- and water-repellent so you can wear the shorts longer, reducing washing.


Men’s Pouch Underwear

Much like the ladies, many male travellers opt for underwear with pockets over the traditional neck pouch or fanny pack. These secret pocket briefs come in on top for quality of the garment and the hidden pocket, comfort, and allowable space for smaller valuable items. 

Stashitware Secret Pocket Underwear, Boxer Brief

Stashitware hidden pocket underwear is practical underwear for travel and keeping items secure. The boxer brief has a comfortable 6 “access / 12-14” deep front pocket for storing valuables such as passport, cash or cards. The pouch is well stitched and reinforced so items are secure and will not look obvious.


Clever Travel Companion Men’s Underwear with Secret Pocket


These men’s pickpocket proof underwear with two zippered pockets come in a comfortable boxer brief style with two button fly.

The pockets have space for passports, cash, cards, even your phone. The pockets support themselves, so the underwear maintains its shape so they will not stretch or tug even when the pockets are full.




Unisex Tank Tops With Hidden Pockets

These unisex tank tops with zippered secret pockets are a great travel packing staple on their own in summer or, for layering in any season.

Made from comfortable cotton spandex, both have high quality, zippered and lined pockets suitable for storing passports, cash, cards, even cell phones. Just decide if you need one or two pockets. Comes in three colours. 

Unisex Long Johns

Clever Travel Companion Long Johns with Secret Pockets

The perfect solution for cold weather travel. These unisex long johns have two high quality, zippered and lined pockets that comfortably hold and protect passports, cash, credit cards etc.

The classic long john design with two button fly suits both men and women. Comes in three stripe design colours.


Travel Money Belts

Stashbandz Unisex Money Travel Belt/Waist Pack – 4 Security Pockets

Styled on running belts; these low key unisex travel money belts/waistbands hold a surprising amount while still being discreet and streamlined.

It comes with a dedicated smartphone pocket and a pocket with a key attachment. Two zippered security pockets can hold passports, cash, ID and cards.
Made from a high-quality Spandex Lycra material, it feels soft to wear and stretches to maintain a slim profile. No more having to wear old fashioned fanny packs that scream tourist when you can comfortably keep things organised and safe close to your waist.


Travel Security Belt with Hidden Money Pocket

A fully adjustable belt to suit both men and women, the low key look of the belt will suit most travel outfits and not stand out to thieves.

A hidden zippered security pocket inside provides a great space to securely store spare cash, keys, copies of your passport or other important travel documents.
A simple travel accessory with the added advantage of safety and security.


Infinity Scarf with Hidden Pocket

Clever Travel Companion Unisex Infinity Travel Scarf with 2 Hidden Zipper Pockets


We have always believed a good travel scarf makes a great addition to any suitcase for both men and women. This infinity scarf adds the practicality of two secure, durable zipper pockets designed to support themselves rather than allowing the scarf to stretch or distort when full.

Keep phones, cash, cards, passports secure and easily accessible without being visible to would be pickpockets.

This stylish scarf is 100% cotton, so it is soft, comfortable, and breathable. Comes in classic black or stripe design.



While we believe the infinity scarf with hidden pockets is a great travel safe addition to protect against pickpockets, it is not without some risk.

We see all too often travellers take a scarf off when they sit down in a restaurant or when the weather warms up and simply leave it behind. Remember, this scarf is a great pickpocket proof accessory when it is around your neck.

We advise using this in addition with pickpocket proof pants, shirt or t-shirt for really important or valuable items. 

Unisex Pickpocket Proof Hoodie

Unisex Travel Hoodie with 4 Secret Hidden Pockets

This unisex traditional fit pickpocket proof hoodie is a great travel companion for both men and women.

It is 100% cotton fleece, so it is comfortable and breathable, it’s also packed full of concealed zippered pockets for security.
Keep everything from passports, keys, cash to tablet devices can be stored securely without any extra load or drag on the jacket. Comes in navy and grey. 



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