Disney Information Station Logo

Go Back   The DIS Discussion Forums - DISboards.com > Disney Trip Planning Forums > Disney World Tips
Find Hotel Specials & DIScounts
 
facebooktwitterpinterestgoogle plusyoutubeDIS UpdatesDIS email updates
Register Chat FAQ Tickers Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read





Reply
 
Thread Tools Rate Thread Display Modes
Old 06-22-2012, 02:22 PM   #31
jlr9882
Mouseketeer
 
jlr9882's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2009
Posts: 258

Autograph book and sharpies
Extra Batteries for camera
Cell phone
Fan water mister
Hats
Maps
glow sticks for dark rides for DS
DS's Trading Pins and Lanyard
Ziploc Bags for cell and camera for water rides (and cash, room key, + debit)
ponchos
Snacks for me and some allergy safe ones for DS
Cameras
sunscreen
coke
frozen water bottles and juice
allergy list for DS and dining ressies numbers if any
small crayons and book etc for DS to do while waiting in line
stroller to hold everything and my son
__________________


[/url]

July 2013- Our 1st July 4th trip with a party of 12- CSR w/DDP
Aug 2011- Bahamas Celebration Cruise and Disney -POP w/DDP (My DS with 20+ allergies was treated like a Prince!)
Feb 2011- Epcot trip and DTD- offsite rental house
Aug 2009- DS first trip! -POP
Tons more trips before then offsite with my first trip at only 6 weeks old. My cousin that went as our babysitter is now a CM!
jlr9882 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-22-2012, 04:44 PM   #32
The Wise One
Mouseketeer
 
The Wise One's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: Niceville, FL
Posts: 255

I tend to go bagless. We only carried a bag one day this past time and I hated it and will never do it again. I carry the bare minimum in my pockets and hubby's pockets. Generally:

Key to the World Card/Hotel key card/charge card
Driver's license
Photopass card
cell phone
camera (clipped onto my belt loop)
About $20 cash (we always charge everything to our room)

And that's it. I am very, very bare minimum.
__________________
Fur Babies - Ollie:
Meeko:
Luna: Sissy:
1st WDW Trip: November 2009 - Coronado Springs
2nd: December 2011 - All Star Movies
3rd: January 6th, 2013- Pop Century Resort
First DCL: May 25th, 2013- FANTASY!
4th: June 2013 - Art of Animation
5th: November 2013 - Coronado Springs
The Wise One is offline   Reply With Quote
|
The DIS
Register to remove

Join Date: 1997
Location: Orlando, FL
Posts: 1,000,000
Old 06-22-2012, 05:57 PM   #33
Nomad70
Mouseketeer
 
Nomad70's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2012
Location: Southern US
Posts: 279

I carry chap stick, sun block, small camera, water bottle, wallet, comb, and maybe short and t-shirt if we are going on a water ride.

I really don't like carrying a bunch of stuff and this coming trip I am leaving my phone in the room!
__________________


New DVC Members as of September 2012!!! WOOHOO!
Nomad70 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-22-2012, 06:05 PM   #34
ZoZo
DIS Veteran
 
ZoZo's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2005
Posts: 4,127

In addition to the other great suggestions, one thing I wish I'd had in my bag on one trip with a needle and thread! I was at Typhoon Lagoon, and plastic fastener on the back of my swimsuit broke! (Luckily, it was just an "extra" strap across the back of my suit, not the main strap holding up my suit!) Luckily, I did have a safety pin, but what I wouldn't have given for a needle and thread!

(Edited to add: I did have to buy a small sewing kit at the gift shop at POR to fix my swim suit later in the day, and it cost about $8 for what amounted to one needle and thread! So that's one thing I always bring on trips now.)
__________________
(Teddy, Callie, and Zoe - my "furry kids")
ZoZo is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-23-2012, 04:11 PM   #35
KarmaLady
KarmaLady
 
KarmaLady's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: Simcoe, Ontario, Canada
Posts: 204

iPad

For the person who brings an iPad, do you find you use it? My husband wants to bring his for the touring plans, but I want to go old school and actually print them out (gasp!). "but what about the ride wait times on the magic guide app?" he asks?

Personally, I think he'll get withdrawal if he doesn't bring it! But it might get stolen! Or break! Or something! Any suggestions?
__________________
<a href="http://distickers.com/ticker/"><img src="http://distickers.com/ticker/tickers/siwycowtq8pt9zxh.png" alt="DIStickers.com Ticker" border="0"/></a>
KarmaLady is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-24-2012, 01:08 AM   #36
Pirate Me

"And so the lion fell in love with the lamb."
Did no one come to save me just because they missed me?
 
Pirate Me's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2007
Location: NYC
Posts: 9,841

I like the Vera mini hipster or bags of that size..just enough to fit what I need. Glasses, key cards, some cash, camera, phone, and hand sanitizer.
__________________

Home Resort: BCV
"You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of
view . . . until you climb into his skin and walk around in it." -Atticus Finch
Pirate Me is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-24-2012, 11:53 AM   #37
callicourt
Earning My Ears
 
callicourt's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2011
Location: Georgia
Posts: 36

My DH carries a rather sturdy North Face backpack that we've lugged across the country. It has lots of pockets and it's waterproof. Inside, he's responsible for:
-Rain jackets
-Spare undies {you just never know}
-His medical kit {he's CPR certified}
-Water bottles
-Homemade granola
-KTW cards
-Asprin, Benadryl, hair ties, and sunscreen

I carry a cross body camera bag that holds our Nikon, all the lenses, and our cell phones. This bag is waterproof, too.
__________________

"I believe in being an innovator."--Walt Disney

Follow our Disney adventures at www.callicutt.wordpress.com.


Hakuna Matata: My First PTR


Disney Extravaganza!
callicourt is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-24-2012, 12:11 PM   #38
ashmarie06
DIS Veteran
 
ashmarie06's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: Cincinnati, OH
Posts: 534

In my 31 organizing shoulder crossbody bag I typically carry 2 ponchos, id wallet thing (made by vera bradley, it's a godsend) bentyl (darn IBS), advil, some kind of candy if my sugar would drop, camera, iphone4, chapstick with spf, compact and bobby pins..

DBF carries a nike drawstring bag, which we put frozen water, lanyard w/pins, his wallet, reservation numbers, ponchos, sunscreen, etc
__________________
Ashley
ashmarie06 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-01-2012, 07:56 AM   #39
cmck4
Earning My Ears
 
Join Date: Jul 2012
Posts: 2

Quote:
Originally Posted by KarmaLady
For the person who brings an iPad, do you find you use it? My husband wants to bring his for the touring plans, but I want to go old school and actually print them out (gasp!). "but what about the ride wait times on the magic guide app?" he asks?

Personally, I think he'll get withdrawal if he doesn't bring it! But it might get stolen! Or break! Or something! Any suggestions?
We took our iPad and forgot and left it in the truck. Got back to truck later that day to find the iPad gone! We don't know how someone got in the truck(as it was still locked) and no sign of the break in . Whatever you do,don't leave it in the car! We we're very upset!
cmck4 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-01-2012, 09:04 AM   #40
marypoppinswannabe
Mouseketeer
 
Join Date: Mar 2008
Posts: 362

I use a crossbody bag. All items that are not waterproof are packed into ziploc bags first.

Flip flops in a grocery bag (to wear on the water rides, have a water proof bag for tennis shoes)
Blistex
extra pair of socks
Wallet – with drivers license, insurance card, KTTW card, 30 cash
Glasses cases w/sunglasses (and eyeglass repair kit, since I wear glasses)
Hand sanitizer/Hand sanitizer wipes
Makeup wipes
Washcloth (from home, not hotel)
Bobble/Drink packs for water
All travel-size: tissue, hand lotion, dental floss, deodarant, sunscreen
Camera/Cell phone
Baseball cap
Poncho(s) (for rain and/or water rides)
Umbrella
Blister bandaids/reg bandaids
Moleskin
Advil
gum
__________________
Wishing everyone a day full of smiles.
Rebecca

WDW 77 & 81
Off-site -94 & 03
Pop Century -06, 10, 11, 13
marypoppinswannabe is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-01-2012, 09:55 AM   #41
Mom&RN
Mouseketeer
 
Mom&RN's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2010
Location: Texas
Posts: 450

As my DS and I have gone more times and as my DS has gotten older we carry less and less. We don't carry a bag at all - love not having to go through bag check! In our pockets we carry- small wallet each with our kttw cards, id (for me), small amt of cash and I carry a credit card, we each carry one dollar store poncho, we both carry our cell phones, my son carries the camera, I carry a small tube of sun block, a small tube of no-chaffe stuff and a tiny ziplock bag with a few tylenol, etc. in it, and thats it! I usually wear a ball cap but my son doesn't really like hats so he doesn't even wear that. Ditto with sunglasses, as long as I have a ball cap on I find I don't need them and my son doesn't like them. We always stay on property so if we have unexpected events happen we just go back to the room.
__________________
me DM 47, DS 18, Dad's not Disney

2003 - Offsite, 2006 - Offsite, 2007 - Pop, 2009 - AKL, 2010 - CBR, 2011 - Pop, Jan 2013 - BC (WITH Non-DH!!), Sep 2013 - CBR (girls trip!), Feb 2014 - BW (conference), May 2014 - WL (club level!)
Mom&RN is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-01-2012, 10:06 AM   #42
TavieP
Mouseketeer
 
TavieP's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: Brooklyn, NY
Posts: 241

Usually carry a very small Lesportsac cross body with just enough room for:

Wallet
KTTW card
Powder compact
Camera
IPhone
Tissues/wipes
__________________
Tavie (rhymes with GRAVY)

"Por favor mantenganse alejado de las puertas."

TavieP is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-01-2012, 01:06 PM   #43
momjeeps
DIS Veteran
 
momjeeps's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2012
Posts: 559

This is one of my stresses!

It's been quite some time that we've done Disney with a stroller. But this next trip our youngest will be 8 and I think we would look pretty silly pushing a stroller just to carry all our junk! I really want to go down to one very small shoulder bag or bagless. But, what to do with ponchos is the biggie. Maybe we will get lucky and have awesome weather.

Hoping to cut it down to:

Water bottle on a shoulder strap
Small shoulder purse with - money, debit card, ticket, ID, iPhone (with battery extender cover)

We will suncreen before we leave the room and wear hats. My philosophy on jackets/sweaters will be if you want one, you carry it the entire time. That's the biggie. We've always had the stroller to dump jackets and such on.

When we did DL in 2011 DS was still 5 and we took the stroller. He actually used it some when he was tired, but mostly we had our stuff and our extended family's stuff piled on it.

I'm going to miss the stroller!
momjeeps is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-02-2012, 02:25 PM   #44
cluvsdisney
DIS Veteran
 
cluvsdisney's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2010
Posts: 3,833

I try to keep it light - I use a wristlet to hold my ID, park pass, TIW card, room key, camera or phone, carmex and some cash.
cluvsdisney is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-10-2012, 06:50 PM   #45
lc1965
One of them Disney freaks!
 
Join Date: May 2001
Posts: 400

Quote:
Originally Posted by Miriade View Post
but I really stick to a backpack that's just a big sack - it's always just me and my hubby - and inside there here goes: our passaports (or valid IDs), 2 bottles of frozen water, one or two small ziplocks with non melt-prone snacks (nuts, granola bars), a small ziplock bag with some SOS medicine (like aspirin, some stomach ache relievers, omeprazole, etc.), the sunscreen can for arms and face, the camera and a little battery operated fan. I also carry a pack of refreshing towells for cleaning hands and wiping sweat from our face - I think it's from Nivea. The car keys got also thrown inside and it's a easy bag to pass the bag check and to store into lockers if needed (splash rides on the parks).
What are you doing looking in my bag?!

Add to the medicines my migraine meds. If I get a migraine I am DONE for the day.
__________________
See you at WDW!
lc1965 is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply



Thread Tools
Display Modes Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

facebooktwitterpinterestgoogle plusyoutubeDIS Updates
GET OUR DIS UPDATES DELIVERED BY EMAIL



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 06:34 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.

Copyright © 1997-2014, Werner Technologies, LLC. All Rights Reserved.

You Rated this Thread: