Nairobi’s crime rate has been rising steadly over the past two decades. Take precautions when visiting Kenya to ensure that you stay safe during your visit.

Below are some simple tips that will help you avoid being the victim of a crime in Nairobi.

Visitors to Nairobi should be careful to avoid dangerous areas and should stay alert to avoid muggings and robbery.

Protect yourself from credit card fraud in Nairobi by making sure you get receipts for all transactions.

Only use licensed taxis and car hires in Nairobi and agree to the price up front. Avoid buses whenever possible.

Car hijacking in Nairobi is becoming increasingly common, so be alert and do not try to resist armed car hijackers, as they usually leave victims unharmed.