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Old 05-27-2013, 10:09 PM   #1
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Do you bring a surge protector?

Do you bring a surge protector/power ? Does Disney care? We will plugging in phones and kindles. Your thoughts?
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Old 05-27-2013, 10:22 PM   #2
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We use one. I wouldn't travel without it now. this is the one we use:
http://www.amazon.com/Belkin-3-Outle...strip+with+usb
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Old 05-27-2013, 11:39 PM   #3
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I learned this tip on the DIS! Such a great way to charge electronics. Plus outlets are often inconveniently located behind beds and nightstands. Power strips solve that problem!
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Old 05-28-2013, 12:32 AM   #4
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I've never thought about that. Great tip! Thanks for posting.
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Old 05-28-2013, 12:37 AM   #5
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The one I use is called the power squid surge 1000. I find it best for chargers and their huge plugs
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Old 05-28-2013, 04:38 AM   #6
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Definitely! The only place I could consistently find several outlets was in the bathroom, and I just don't like the mix of water and electronics. So I have one I keep in the suitcase at all times, so it's there any time I travel. It's made such a difference!
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Old 05-28-2013, 05:49 AM   #7
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Have learned to Pack one each time that we go. Multiple cell phones, cameras, computer, and dh's CPAP...the outlets are just not where you need them to be.
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Old 05-28-2013, 06:03 AM   #8
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I have traveled with one each time I travel with multiple people. Between phone chargers, camera/battery chargers, contact lens cleaners, curling irons, hair straighteners, etc. you definitely need one.
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Old 05-28-2013, 06:15 AM   #9
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Yep, we have two in our Owner's Locker.
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Old 05-28-2013, 06:15 AM   #10
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We use one. I wouldn't travel without it now. this is the one we use:
http://www.amazon.com/Belkin-3-Outle...strip+with+usb
Glad to see you like this one as I have it on my Amazon Wish List to purchase when we get closer to out trip. With 2 Kindle Fires, 2 cell phone and 2 cameras with rechargable batteries, a surge protector sure seems like a must have for any vacation.
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Old 05-28-2013, 07:23 AM   #11
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We forgot our surge protector on our last trip. It was tough finding enough open outlets in our room. A surge protector is on the top of the packing list.
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I have traveled with one each time I travel with multiple people. Between phone chargers, camera/battery chargers, contact lens cleaners, curling irons, hair straighteners, etc. you definitely need one.
What's a contact lens cleaners? I mean, obviously I can figure it out by the name. I'm just asking because I know tons of contact wearers, my husband and my mom and two brothers included) and nobody has any sort of plug-in device for them.
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Old 05-28-2013, 07:45 AM   #13
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What's a contact lens cleaners? I mean, obviously I can figure it out by the name. I'm just asking because I know tons of contact wearers, my husband and my mom and two brothers included) and nobody has any sort of plug-in device for them.
I did 30 years ago. But I think I was able to get rid of it around 1990, or so
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Old 05-28-2013, 08:35 AM   #14
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I'm another one who doesn't travel to Disney without a power strip/surge protector. I just bring an extra one from home.
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Old 05-28-2013, 08:39 AM   #15
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We take a power strip anytime we stay overnight anywhere. Between 3 handheld game systems, our phones, the iPad, and the Kindle, we never have enough outlets.
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