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The 9 Best RFID Wallets to Protect Your Identity

Protect yourself from being electronically pickpocketed with these RFID-blocking wallets that look like normal wallets.

Tumi Alpha Global Wallet

Tumi Alpha Global Wallet.

Made out of a water-resistant tech fabric, Tumi’s Alpha Global Wallet will protect your stuff from both rain and RFID thieves. Inside, everything stays organized with a currency pouch, an ID window, pockets, and card slots.

Travelon RFID-Blocking Wristlet Clutch

Travelon RFID-Blocking Wristlet Clutch.

Use Travelon’s RFID-Blocking Wristlet Clutch as a wristlet, clutch, or wallet—the strap detaches so you have options. Made out of a nylon fabric, this wallet is lightweight and easy to clean. It features four card slots and a zippered pocket, plus a main compartment that’s large enough to hold your phone.

Vera Bradley Iconic RFID Ultimate Card Case

Vera Bradley Iconic RFID Ultimate Card Case.

Made out of Vera Bradley’s iconic quilted microfiber and topped with her fun seasonal prints, this RFID wallet will stylishly protect your information. Snap and zipper closures keep everything secure, and there are seven RFID-protected card slots, one ID window, and two slip pockets inside.

Timberland Genuine Leather RFID-Blocking Trifold Security Wallet

Timberland Genuine Leather RFID-Blocking Trifold Security Wallet.

Made out of 100 percent leather, Timberland’s RFID-Blocking Trifold Security Wallet is just as rugged as its famous boots. Available in black, brown, and cognac, the wallet’s leather ages with use to look even better over time. The trifold design has six card slots, two slip pockets, an ID window, and two cash pockets.

Bellroy Hide & Seek

Bellroy Hide & Seek.

For the perfectly sized RFID-blocking wallet, look no further than Bellroy’s Hide & Seek. Available in two sizes (LO for bills shorter than 74mm and HI for bills taller than 74mm), this wallet holds up to 12 cards. There’s also a hidden coin pouch and designated section for business cards. Made out of an environmentally certified leather, the wallet is covered under a three-year warranty.

The Ridge Metal Aluminum Cash Strap

The Ridge Metal Aluminum Cash Strap.

Minimalists will love this ultra-sleek, RFID-blocking card case that can hold up to 12 cards (plus cash via the external elastic strap). Like to change up your wallet to match your outfit? The case’s color plates can easily be changed out to update your look.

Fossil Logan Leather RFID Bifold Wallet

Fossil Logan Leather RFID Bifold Wallet.

Keep your coins, bills, and cards neatly organized with Fossil’s Logan Leather RFID Bifold Wallet. This compact wallet hides plenty of storage space, including a zipper pouch for coins, one ID window, and five card slots. This wallet comes in lots of fun colors and patterns like hearts, colorful stripes, or rose gold.

Herschel Supply Co. Charlie RFID Wallet

Herschel Supply Co. Charlie RFID Wallet.

Just bringing the essentials with you? Keep everything streamlined with Herschel Supply Co.’s Unisex Charlie RFID Wallet. This slim cardholder has three card slots, plus one in the middle for cash or extra storage. It weighs just one ounce, so you really can bring it everywhere.

Columbia Leather Extra Capacity Slimfold Wallet

Columbia Leather Extra Capacity Slimfold Wallet.

Columbia’s Leather Extra Capacity Slimfold Wallet holds a ton of stuff without bulging out or being too bulky. This large capacity wallet has six credit card slots, one slip pocket, one removable ID window, and a large bill compartment.

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Caroline Morse Teel is a Principal Editor at SmarterTravel. Follow her on Instagram @TravelWithCaroline for travel advice and inspiration.

By Caroline Morse Teel

Unfortunately for her bank account, Principal Editor Caroline Morse Teel is powerless to resist a good flight deal. Follow her on Instagram @TravelWithCaroline.

Caroline joined Boston-based SmarterTravel in 2011 after living in Ireland, London, and Manhattan. She's traveled to all seven continents, jumped out of planes, and bungeed off bridges in the pursuit of a good story. She loves exploring off-the-beaten path destinations, anything outdoorsy, and all things adventure.

Her stories have also appeared online at USA Today, Business Insider, Huffington Post, Yahoo, Boston.com, TripAdvisor, Buzzfeed, Jetsetter, Oyster, Airfarewatchdog, and others.

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