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Inflatable bags for liquids/bottles.

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Inflatable bags for liquids/bottles.

I am looking at buying some of those inflatable bags for bringing things like liquor back into the US in my checked bag. There are a couple of different kinds, most are pricey. Has anyone used one they like?

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1. Re: Inflatable bags for liquids/bottles.

Do you mean a bag to wrap bottles in for protection or a bag to fill with liquor ( like a rum runner) ? If it is just to protect bottles we always fill in the extra space in our luggage with bubble wrap, it weighs nothing and allows us to wrap up breakable items we purchase.

Edited: 02 April 2011, 20:34
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2. Re: Inflatable bags for liquids/bottles.

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3. Re: Inflatable bags for liquids/bottles.

I always wrap bottles in plastic bags and dirty clothes and nestle them in the case - no problems so far!!!

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4. Re: Inflatable bags for liquids/bottles.

I wrap liquor bottles in 3 knotted plastic bags - each one knotted separately, then I wrap dirty clothing around them - like Keen visitor. I also have been known to pack bubble wrap if there's room in my suitcase.

Coincidentally, my neighborhood wine store sells those padded bags, similar to the Magellan one but for $4. It has double stick tape to seal the bottom - it doesnt roll up like the Magellans one. I bought one, but havent used it yet.

I came back from Paris in Oct. with a bottle of Champagne and several bottles of nut oil, dijon mustard, speculoos in my checked bag - all triple bagged - nothing broke.

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