If you have a payment card with one of the global credit card brands on it, MasterCard, Visa, Discover or JCB, and it is valid for international use, when you travel abroad you are usually protected against a lost or stolen credit card in the same way as at home. Be sure to note your card numbers and the global customer service phone numbers, printed on the back of your card, and keep it in a safe place separate from your credit card. Report your lost or stolen card as soon as you notice it is missing. Be sure you do not leave cards in your hotel room or even in a locked vehicle. Take advantage of the safe or security box provided by the hotel for your payment cards and other valuables.