A day in Disney World involves a lot of things. There are a lot of smaller items you should have on you at all times, and your pockets just aren’t going to cut it. Sure you could load up a Disney backpack like we did, but it would be better to have some items on you for quick immediate access.
Enter a Disney World Fanny Pack. Whether you call them a fanny pack, bum bag, hip pack, or belly bag (not a fan of that one), they all are one and the same. Plus, they all share one thing, they are super useful in your trip to Disney World. Sure they aren’t the most fashionable thing to wear but they are hella useful (wait… are we saying ‘hella’ again?!). So if you are looking for a smaller bag to wear to Disney World, then a Disney fanny pack may be your best bet.
Benefits of a Disney Fanny Pack
It’s easier on your back.
If you have never worn a backpack for a full day in the Orlando heat, you are in for a surprise. Not only does it wear on your back, but you can swear it doubles in weight from the start to the end of the day.
It’s right against your body
I haven’t heard of things going missing in Disney World, but I do know that it’s a lot easier for someone to take something out of a backpack than it is a fanny pack. Mostly because the fanny pack is pressed against your body so if there is a hand on it, you are more likely to notice it.
You have your arms free
At some point in your day, your little ones are going to get tired. You will either have to give them a piggy back (which is hard with a backpack) or call it a day. With a fanny pack it’s much easier to carry your tykes around. If nothing else your hands are free to hold hands, shop or do whatever you want with your hands (I suggest eating more Dole Whip).
The crowds can get pretty thick, navigating around with a backpack can make it hard to dodge in between people. But with a waist pack you don’t have to worry about hitting people with your bag.
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Here’s what you need to know:
- There are 3 zippered compartments, Front, Top and Back Zippered Slots
- It’s more of a luxury design look with Gold Colored Zippers, Pretty Minnie Ribbons, Unique Red Zipper Handle
- Plus it comes with an adjustable strap – the waist strap goes from 12 to 37 inches
- The Perfect Size – 11.8″ x 6.7″ x 2.9″ ( 30 x 17 x 7.5 cm)
- 2 versions to choose from
Here’s the deets (yes we are still saying ‘deets’):
- This is Disney Official merchandise
- There is only 1 Zipper Closure & 1 inside pocket,
- It is a dual function bag, you can use it as a Crossbody and a Waist Bag
- The belt length is 21″ to 27″ and wraps around with buckle closure
- The size is – 10.6″ x 4.5″ x 0.8″ (27(L)cm x 11.5(H)cm x 2(W)cm)
Here’s the skinny on this waist pack:
- It is an adjustable belt to fit waist sizes 18-46 inches
- There are 2 zippered pockets for organization,1 in the front, 1 hidden from sight in the back
- The main compartment is the larger of the two with a zipper
- There is a discreet back pocket ideal for cards and cash (because you will notice if anyone is trying to unzip it right against your stomach)
- The pouch measures 14 X 5 inches
Ok, Here’s the honest truth, this is probably the cutest Disney fanny pack of them. Here is what you need to know.
- The bag size is a little smaller at 12 Inch (W) x 9 Inch (H)
- This bag has an adjustable nelt
- There is a single zipper for the one compartment.
- It features Minnie and has her signature on it.
- It is 100% authentic Disney merchandise
This isn’t a Disney fanny pack but it is a practical waist pack that ranks high on Amazon’s Choice. Here are the details
- The belt is expandable
- Single zippered compartment
- It’s a smaller compartment at 6.5″X7.5″X2″
- Available in multiple colors and styles.
This one is a little lower key than some of the other bags. The details on this one are a little sparse, but here is what we could find out.
This one is a little more fashionable than the others. Let’s get to the 4-1-1 on this cute hip pack.
- Has an adjustable belt
- Strap and clasp belt.
- Mickey zipper pull
- Recommended for women of all ages..
- Premium Design – 8″W x 14″H
Quick Release Buckle Travel Sport Fanny Pack
- Features 3 zipper compartments.
- One main zippered compartment, one front zippered pocket,
- Hidden zippered pocket on the back side.
- Fanny pack has an adjustable weight strap that fits up to 43” with quick release buckle.
- Bag size 12” L x 3” W x 5” H.
- Color Option: royal blue, navy, black, neon yellow, red and more
The nice thing with this one is that either of you can use it when you are at the park (unless both of you are into the Minnie Bow fanny pack, if you are, no judging, you do you).
- Three zippered compartment
- Taken from Amazon: “The largest pocket with a Headphone jack for iPhone and a key chain, can easily hold a standard water bottle (550ML); Hidden zippered pocket on the back side is great to store smartphone, money, and credit card. Front pocket with detachable key ring Notice: Water resistant for splash or drop water, do not take it into the water.”
- Size is 12.8” L x 7.08” W x 5.2” H.
- Supports an adjustable waist strap that fits up to 49” with a quick release buckle
This one advertises that it can fit an iPhone Xs or 8 Plus Samsung S10 Plus, plus it has the longest advertised belt out of all the ones we have looked at. Here is what you need to know about this one. Looks wise I think this one is best and seems to be the most practical for Disney World. There is also the added benefit of it being versatile for both men and women.
- Made of nylon and is water resistant for splash or drop water.
- Adjustable polyweb waist belt,waist size is up to 50 inches.
- Accessories extended band straps for this waist bag can be purchased for extra large waist.
- One main double zippered compartment.
- Two extra front pocket.
- One extra hidden rear zippered pocket.
Fanny Packs Galore
Whichever fanny pack you decide to use make sure that you have functionality in mind. They are all in the same price range (usually under $30). If you didn’t see anything that grabbed your attention here are a few other Disney waist packs for you to look at. Enjoy your trip! You’ve earned it.
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