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Zip Lock Space Bags for travel?

MTL
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Zip Lock Space Bags for travel?

Just picked this up at Costco for 22$...

http://postimg.org/image/fltvjofxt/

Anyone use them before? They seem great, can't wait to try it out!

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1. Re: Zip Lock Space Bags for travel?

How do you get the air out and flatten when filled with items? With a vacuum? How would that work for the return.......

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2. Re: Zip Lock Space Bags for travel?

I think with all the space you save you can pack a small vacuum. ..... just joking.

Great idea Jim .... I haven't seen them before.

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3. Re: Zip Lock Space Bags for travel?

I'm going to check these out this weekend on our Costco run!

Thanks Jim!

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4. Re: Zip Lock Space Bags for travel?

Ya with a vacuum, but your 100% right haven't thought about how the return would work with no vacuum lol. Wonder if the maids have one to borrow.

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5. Re: Zip Lock Space Bags for travel?

The type I bought doesn't use a vacuum. You roll from one end to push the air out. I thought it was easier to sit on it. Lol

Worked really well.

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6. Re: Zip Lock Space Bags for travel?

we just use regular zip lock bags and its easy and never have had any problems.....

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7. Re: Zip Lock Space Bags for travel?

I use the Space Bags all the time, the kind like you showed a pic for except you roll out the air through a chamber and they stay squished until you open them... they are great !!!!

Find them at Walmart or Target... usually under $10

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8. Re: Zip Lock Space Bags for travel?

This shows how to use them...

http://blog.spacesavers.com/696/

Be sure to get the valu pak for an assortment of sizes and be sure they say "Roll" not "Vac"

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9. Re: Zip Lock Space Bags for travel?

If just squishing and rolling out works just as well, then I guess I might just stick to my over sized Ziplocks!

They have always worked well for us!

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10. Re: Zip Lock Space Bags for travel?

Guaranteed you can't get the air out quite the same as these products do :-)