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Old 07-10-2012, 07:14 PM   #46
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I have done all of the above....now I have a lanyard I bought on Eddie Bauer site about 8 years ago and that is what I use! It has 3 zippered slots and the front has a Velcro slot that I put my ID, key crds and ticket in. It's easy to slip down my shirt and avoid the bag check.
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Old 07-11-2012, 06:34 AM   #47
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I use a Vera Bradley hipster and pack pretty similar to everyone else:
Room key, credit card, cash
Sunscreen
Bottle of water
Crystal light packs
Lip balm/gloss
Travel size Clorox wipes (for QS tables)
Hand sanitizer
Camera
Smart phone
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Old 07-11-2012, 04:00 PM   #48
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Well I usually go with my mom, brother, dad, and me so we have like a backpack to pack our stuff in. Well her is the list:
Epi Pen (for me)
Cameras
Phones
Sunscreen
Our Park tickets
a little fan
money/wallet
and open space to put stuff we buy in there
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Old 07-11-2012, 09:40 PM   #49
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Of course I carry the usual; sunscreen, sunglasses, money, camera, etc.
But when I went this last time (first time in ten years) I carried a journal with me! It was such a smart idea because when we were waiting for our food or something I could write down the memories from the day and now I have something to look back on and read It makes a very special memory to have, especially since we all think we can remember everything and it all tends to slip ahahah It also served a dual purpose of character autograph book as well!
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Old 08-15-2012, 11:30 PM   #50
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Quote:
Originally Posted by purpledisneyprncess
We will bring a small bag/backpack with:

Frozen waters
Sunblock
Camera
Granola bars
Goldfish/Pretzels
Frozen Grapes
Light sweater for kids when in A/C for lunch
Extra outfit for each in case they get soaked on Splash Mountain- I heard that ride if sitting in front will soak you.

Probably missing some things?!
For those of you who bring frozen water in your bag/pack, how do you control the condensation?

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Old 08-16-2012, 12:50 AM   #51
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For those of you who bring frozen water in your bag/pack, how do you control the condensation?

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When I do for school, I wrap a microfiber cloth around it and use a hair elastic to secure it. Saves me a lot of mess
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Old 08-16-2012, 08:44 AM   #52
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The usual-money, phone, wallet, water, light snack, gum, camera, cheap ponchos, sm. hand sanitizer, zip lock baggies, napkins....

I also carry a small shammy towel (shamwow) to wipe off wet seats, benches, etc
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Old 08-17-2012, 09:27 AM   #53
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I just take a small over the shoulder bag which holds DL, one credit card, some cash, KTTW, insurance and drug card, camera, cell phone and a small advil bottle of multiple medicines. Everything else is in the safe in the room.
Security usually laughs at me when I open the bag and they look... not much in there...
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Old 08-20-2012, 10:08 AM   #54
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Question - which baggallini do you carry? I am in process of picking one for our Decemeber trip. I have the everyday bag but want something a tad bigger for Disney.
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Old 08-20-2012, 10:24 AM   #55
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I have a personalized LL Bean backpack that my mom got me when I was 13ish. It has withstood, in the past 25yrs, school, football camps, college, trips, and 18 yrs of off-and-on laboring (this bag has done it all). And it is the perfect size for carry-on.

In it, I keep a change of socks, t-shirt, boxers. Also, since I'll be going in Dec, I carry a hockey sweater (jersey) for me, and a sweatshirt and windbreaker for the fiance'. All the clothes inside makes for nice padding for anything fragile we might buy. And it will keep cell phones safe and dry on the rides. The front pocket is nice to keep things like glasses case, floss, brush, Advil, gum, tissues, toothbrush, floss and sunscreen.

And, yes... I do carry all that every day of our trip to the parks.
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Old 08-20-2012, 01:23 PM   #56
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I carry the Baggallini Messenger Bag when I need something a little bigger to the parks. I fit everything in it, it has several compartments which makes it easier to organize, and it has a mesh pocket on the outside for a water bottle....
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Old 08-20-2012, 01:51 PM   #57
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I have this one:http://shop.baggallini.com/baggallin...121602/1006143

It is a good sized bag, and I can put all of my stuff in it and not notice the weight of it.
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Old 08-20-2012, 02:26 PM   #58
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Thanks maxiesmom for the link to the baggallini!
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Old 08-21-2012, 11:47 PM   #59
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  • A camera
  • extra SD cards
  • my mini-flex tripod
  • bandaids
  • ibuprofin (we get headaches easily)
  • dramamine (because I'm prone to Vertigo)
  • Tums or some equivilant
  • chapstick (usually with SPF as most come that way anyway)
  • money/park tix/ID's
  • small nail clippers (I have really thin nails and they break easily. Drives me nuts if I can't clip and file)
  • sometimes we carry a glasses case if my husband wears his glasses.
  • a couple of plastic bags for water rides
  • ponchos if needed

I'm trying to go with a waist pack next trip since we don't need the larger compartments. If we go to a park where we swim we do take a small one strapped shoulder bag with our swimming stuff in it. No lockers unless we absolutely need it.
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Old 08-22-2012, 07:07 AM   #60
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my trip in Oct will be only my 2nd trip to Disney as an adult, but what I carried last time (what I plan I plan to carry this time) is similar to what I always carry on day-long outings. In the past I have carried a small backpack, but for this trip I am making a switch to a small crossbody bag.

Here is what will be in it:

small wallet with all important cards
cellphone
tissues
Wet Ones
small Nikon camera in a small case (with extra batteries)
Excedrin Migraine
Tums
Paper "itinerary" (daily schedule, park times, ADRs, confirmation #'s, etc)
autograph book and sharpie
water bottle(s)
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