Best purse/ bag to carry

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  1. Minnie M6

    Minnie M6 DIS Veteran

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    Anyone have a recommendation for a hands free bag with enough room for the essentials (wallet, keys, tickets, camera)? Is the crocs sling bag good?

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  3. JSTX

    JSTX Mouseketeer

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    I like to use a fanny pack. It works well because I can wear it on all the rides, and the one I have holds my wallet, phone, camera, etc.
     
  4. TinkerBrie

    TinkerBrie DIS Veteran

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    I bought a Bagalini. I have used it for two trips to Disney and I would never go without one! I bought it because it was suggessted on this board. Someone in Disney came up to me and asked me if I was from the dis boards, I said yes, how do you know? And she said from the bagalini! She had one too!
     
  5. AuroraBeauty

    AuroraBeauty DIS Veteran

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    I also used the Bagalini and it was terrific. Small bag but holds plenty w/o being bulky. It didn't become a black hole either b/c it isn't giant and you don't feel like a pack mule.
     
  6. Leleluvsdis

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    I love my vera bradley hipster. Just throw it across your chest, and go. The best part is if it gets dirty, throw it in the wash on delicate, and hang to dry.
     
  7. Minnie M6

    Minnie M6 DIS Veteran

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    For those who use the Bagalini, do you remember which style you carried? I checked out their website and they have lots of bags.
    Thanks to all who replied- I'll check out all the options!:flower3:
     
  8. duketennisgal

    duketennisgal DIS Veteran

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    I love my Overland Donner bag. It's just the right size, I never felt like I was carrying a bag.
     
  9. DisDee

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    I love my LL Bean Healthy Back Bag! It fits over 1 shoulder and stays in place. I wanted to go smaller for when we cruise, so I just purchased the Baggallini Bon Voyage Bag. I'll be testing it this weekend when we fly to Tampa. The strap is very long, so it can be worn across the body, and it also looks like it can be turned into a waist bag. I'll post my review when we return.
     
  10. mojomama

    mojomama Earning My Ears

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    I just bought the Baggallini Messenger bagg upon the recommendations of others. I went and tried it in the store as I wanted to make sure it "fit" me well.
     
  11. *Dreamin'Dad*

    *Dreamin'Dad* DISer since 2003

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    I am a backpack person. Prefer a medium sized with with 2 main compartments and MANY small ones. I admit it gets a little tuff later in the day, but I do have everything. All my camera gear, essentials, autograph books/pens, small fans, ponchos, the works. It is large enough to never leave behind accidentally, yet small enough not to need a dolly. I also feel secure with it strapped on my back.

    Again, the more compartments, the better. I carry nothing in my pockets.
     
  12. TinkerBrie

    TinkerBrie DIS Veteran

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    The bag I am taliking about is the Women's Baggallini Messenger Bag. I bought it from Shoebuy.com. It is still available in many colors and sell for $31.45 with free shipping. You can throw it in the wash too!
     
  13. LaDolce

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    I have the Baggallini messenger, too, and it is THE perfect Disney bag - plenty of room for everything and you can wear it to the front for rides - no taking it off like backpacks. Ebags.com runs good deals on them all the time - sign up for their emails and check out the discontinued colors.
     
  14. Minnie M6

    Minnie M6 DIS Veteran

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    I just found the Baggillini Messenger bag for $19.30! It was with a promo code on Bagsbuy.com. They have free shipping, no sales tax, and there was a $10.00 off code. Plus you get a discount for registering with them. I hope it's the right bag! I was excited to find such a great deal. :dance3:

    Thanks again to everyone!
     
  15. tomerin

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    this is exactly what my wife uses for all of our trips and never has had a problem. she does downsize her wallet though. only takes with her only what she feels what may be necessary.
     
  16. PinkTink63

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    I downsize everything when I go on vacation. I get rid of my wallet completely and my handbag, for that matter! I rubberband my license, credit card, bank card, costco card (never leave home without it!) and annual pass together. I keep my travelers checks in the envelope they give them in.

    I fit my camera (very slim), my phone, chapstick, towelettes, mini sunscreen, money, sunglasses, and cards in the baglett by Ameribag. It is a really small kidney shaped bag. You can wear it over shoulder or adjust the strap and wear it around your waist. I have the medium size and the baglett in microfiber. You can get them in different materials. I chose microfiber because you can throw them in the washer and dryer, which I often do! I carry the bigger bag with the baglett inside on the plane and leave it in the hotel room for the duration of the trip. I don't like carrying a big bag around on vaction, especially at WDW!

    I bought the medium bag on ebags.com. I had to get the baglett directly from Ameribag, because I couldn't find it in my area.

    http://www.ameribag.com/catalog/product/54
     
  17. jennyf2

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    I would love to find this bag for under $20.00!!!! Do you know if the promo code is still going on??

    TIA!

    jenny
     
  18. cwestbrook

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    The Ameribag is on sale right now at www.sierratradingpost.com

    I just got my sale catalog and it was on the front cover.:yay:
     
  19. Minnie M6

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    The code should still be good, I just bought last night (I'm a bit impulsive ;)
    The code I used was save10. I hope it's okay to post that on here- let me know if it works! If you register on the site you save another $2, and the shipping is free. Good luck!
     
  20. Omma

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    Thank you for the code! I just bought one and got the $10 off, and the $2 and some odd cents off for creating an account. My total (free tax & shipping) was $26. My Baggalini is on the way! :woohoo:
     
  21. WilmingtonFive

    WilmingtonFive Wishing for Wishes

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    I just purchased the Messenger bag on bagsbuy.com for 19.30 as well. It was cheaper than anywhere else I could find it. I will be using it at the end of the month on my trip to WDW!

    Thanks for the tips!!:cool1:
     

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