Where are Bedbugs Found?
Bedbugs, possibly the most annoying thing know to man can live in any area of a home and have the ability to hide just about anywhere. This can include furniture, bedside tables, ensemble bases, clothing, artwork around the edges of carpet and more. These tiny creatures tend to be most common in areas close to where you sleep, however Bed Bugs have the ability to travel 15-20 metres to find a blood meal if they are keen.
As bedbugs can live for months or even longer under favourable conditions without feeding, they can even be found in vacant homes.
When staying in Hotels, Motels, Hostels, Cruise Ships and Air BnBs its critical to check carefully for Bed Bugs prior to getting too comfortable. The most common place the acquire Bed Bugs is when staying in a room with high turnover. In saying this they have also been sighted in public transport seats or passenger terminals and are just as likely to be found in the bed of a 6 star hotel as they would be in a backpackers hostel. You only need to bring home one of these Bed Bug nymphs or eggs to start a collection of your own. This is why it's important to keep you luggage on the silver luggage racks where available or far away from the accommodation bed.