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Old 09-23-2012, 06:57 PM   #1
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Best bag to carry?

Hello everyone. Was wondering if anyone had suggestions about what kind of purse/bag is best to carry in the parks.
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Old 09-23-2012, 07:02 PM   #2
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Mho

is either a backpack or one that has a strap that goes across your body to help distribute the weight.

Decide what you need to have with you in the parks - camera, suntan lotion, wetones, phone, water bottle, etc. and then find a bag that fits all your "stuff". You don't want one that is too small or too big or too heavy.

Sorry I don't have any name brands to offer. I usually make my own quilted bags, so I can get exactly what I want.
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Old 09-23-2012, 08:17 PM   #3
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We use a small baggallini. It has enough room to carry essentials and is small so it's not bulky.
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Old 09-23-2012, 08:20 PM   #4
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I use a Bagallini. Very light with lots of pockets. As well as the one I have does very well keeping things dry on the water attractions.
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Old 09-23-2012, 09:32 PM   #5
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Hello everyone. Was wondering if anyone had suggestions about what kind of purse/bag is best to carry in the parks.
Whatever you're comfortable with and comfortably carries what you want. I like backpacks or across body bags.
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Old 09-25-2012, 09:45 AM   #6
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I would agree with the other posters and say get whatever kind fits all of the stuff you plan to carry. I used to carry a small backpack style purse but i got tired of having to take it off every time i wanted to take something else. I have a small cross-body bag that i carry when i don't have a lot of stuff to carry.

I just bought a sling- style backpack from overland that I can swing around to the front when I want to get something. It's big enough to carry all the stuff i need without being too bulky or heavy. Plus, it's not "girly" so my hubby can carry it too!

Good luck in your search. Try Zappo's or ebags. They have free returns, so if you order a bag and don't like it you can easily return it. I returned 4 bags before I found one I was happy with!
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Old 09-25-2012, 02:46 PM   #7
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I just got the Vera Bradley hipster and I love it! I can't wait to use it. Last time we used a small backpack that I plan on also bringing. I kind of like the backpack because I can hand it over to my DH without him be embarrassed. But I think I am going to prefer the hipster.
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Old 09-26-2012, 01:19 PM   #8
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LL Bean's Travel Messenger Bag is a great little purse-type bag for the parks.
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Old 09-26-2012, 01:23 PM   #9
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This is our first trip, but I bought a LL Bean pocket day pack (can't remember the exact name). I have scoliosis so I need something that distributes weight on both shoulders equally, and we have little kiddos, so I need something that will fit a little more than just the basics of an id and card and such. I read good reviews, so I'm hopeful it will work well.
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Old 09-29-2012, 06:12 PM   #10
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I have tried TONS of bags....and I always go back to the same one
an ultralight LLBean backpack....it's around $30 and water resistant too, and works great....
http://www.llbean.com/llb/shop/69232...502-ppxs&dds=y
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Old 10-01-2012, 09:37 AM   #11
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I have tried TONS of bags....and I always go back to the same one
an ultralight LLBean backpack....it's around $30 and water resistant too, and works great....
http://www.llbean.com/llb/shop/69232...502-ppxs&dds=y
We used this backpack last year and loved it! It's now our "WDW" bag. I wish it had internal organization, but we use travel pouches to keep things organized.
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Old 10-01-2012, 10:11 AM   #12
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i bought this bag specifically for disney, and i have been using it daily for over a month now (we go to disney in 3 weeks!). i absolutely love it!! i'm a big fan of messenger bags and lots of pockets! i don't want to carry a lot when we're in the park, but i do want to make sure i can fit what i need. this bag isn't big either. sunscreen is a big thing for my delicate skin, so i need a purse that can fit an actual bottle in it (not the travel size ones). i also like that the purse is sturdy and repels water pretty well (it is not water repellant; it just doesn't seem to leak to the inside when it is raining).

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Old 10-01-2012, 05:58 PM   #13
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i bought this bag specifically for disney, and i have been using it daily for over a month now (we go to disney in 3 weeks!). i absolutely love it!! i'm a big fan of messenger bags and lots of pockets! i don't want to carry a lot when we're in the park, but i do want to make sure i can fit what i need. this bag isn't big either. sunscreen is a big thing for my delicate skin, so i need a purse that can fit an actual bottle in it (not the travel size ones). i also like that the purse is sturdy and repels water pretty well (it is not water repellant; it just doesn't seem to leak to the inside when it is raining).
Where did you get it? What brand?
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Old 10-01-2012, 07:00 PM   #14
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Where did you get it? What brand?
click on the link i provided. i got it on amazon; it's the piazza day bag by ebags. i love it!
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Old 10-01-2012, 07:13 PM   #15
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Lol! Duh!

Thanks!!
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