How do you find geocaches with travel bugs?

To visit the Bug’s page, either go to the cache page for the geocache where you found the Bug and look for the Trackable in the inventory list, or visit the Travel Bug home page and use the search tool. To use the search tool, enter the tracking number in the supplied box and click the search button.

What is a travel tag geocaching?

A Geocaching Travel BugĀ® is a unique tracking tag that you can attach to items and give them goals for others to try and complete! Each Geocaching Travel BugĀ® gets its own page on where you can track its progress as it passes on from person to person or cache to cache.

What is a TB hotel geocaching?

A Travel Bug Hotel is a geocache that caters to travel bugs and is meant to serve as a drop off and pick up place for them.

How do you activate geocaching?

1.5. Buy and activate a trackable

  1. Enter the tracking code on the trackable page and select the search icon.
  2. Enter your activation code and select Activate Your Trackable.
  3. On the trackable details page, enter a Name, Mission, and Description for your trackable.
  4. Select if you want to make your trackable collectable.

How much is a travel bug?

How do I get a Travel Bug? Visit Shop Geocaching to purchase Travel Bug Trackables for $4.99 each with discounts for 4 or more.

What is a travel bug?

A travel bug is an item which is trackable which looks similar to a dog tag. On, each travel bug has an individual page which tracks its movement and calculates the distance travelled. Travel bugs move from cache to cache by Geocachers picking up the bug and physically moving them.

What’s a travel bug hotel?

A board dedicated to travel bug hotels that aren’t simply another ammo box or Tupperware container in the woods with some extra room.

What is a geocaching travel bug?

Simply put, a Groundspeak Travel Bug is a trackable tag that you attach to an item. This allows you to track your item on The item becomes a hitchhiker that is carried from cache to cache (or person to person) in the real world and you can follow its progress online.

What can I put in a geocaching cache?

Geocaching is a family activity and cache contents should be suitable for all ages. Explosives, fireworks, ammunition, lighters, knives (including pocket knives and multi-tools), drugs, alcohol or other illicit material shouldn’t be placed in a cache, whether attached to a Travel Bug tag or otherwise.

How to tell if a geocache is real or fake?

Some people have created their own systems for tracking objects. If it doesn’t have a tracking number it isn’t tracked on With exception to some geocoins, you should also see the Travel Bug barcode logo for it to be a legitimate Travel Bug.

How do I track Travel Bug Trackables?

Travel Bug Trackables are tracked with the help of users who go online and ‘grab’ them from caches, or receive them from users. The idea is by picking up and dropping off Travel Bug Trackables on the web site you are mirroring the Bug’s real world adventures.