Purse for documents and money when traveling - Travel wallet

Accidentally, while I was searching for Ali on my backpack forlaptop, I stumbled upon this travel wallet. Yes, there are a lot of them different, and cheaper, and more expensive, and leather, and all. I looked through 20 pieces, I probably read all the reviews, but this particular sunk into the soul, because it was made with high quality. And I have a weakness for all carriers, ranging from backpacks, ending wallets. And this travel wallet was the most :)

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Wallet for documents

I bought a cool travel wallet just now,or rather, even for flights. On Aliexpress, it is called Passport Cover, although it is not a cover. For the city it is too big and for city life I have an ordinary wallet. Well, more precisely, my city has also traveled from Jack Wolfskin, from fabric, but it is only for money and bank cards. That is, the functionality is quite simple, except thin.

So, and the new one is for documents,landing, some other little things. I always have 1-2 passports with me on a trip, some cash in rubles and dollars, a Russian and international driver's license, several spare bank cards and a couple of photos (for example, a Thai visa can be useful).

I used to carry this whole economy, eitherwrapped in a file, or in a transparent zip package. It was not very convenient, since everything lay in a heap, and in order to take something concrete, it was necessary to scoop everything up. Yes, and looked so-so. So let's say a purse for documents is not a necessary thing, but a pleasant one. Moreover, it is convenient to store documents even at home.

Travel wallet

Travel wallet

You can put a phone here, but this is not a very idea.

You can put a phone here, but this is not a very idea.

This is what an empty wallet looks like.

This is what an empty wallet looks like.

And this is how the wallet looks like with documents.

And this is how the wallet looks like with documents.

That the size was clear

That the size was clear

It's time to go to the airport

It's time to go to the airport!

Now I have everything laid out on the shelves. And at the airport I will be laying the landing. Upon arrival at the destination, this wallet is put in the safe in the hotel room or in the depth of the city backpack, if you don’t leave the hotel for any reason. With me, I put a local cash and only 1-2 cards into my usual wallet.

The feeling that he was not made in China, but he is from some company store. Strong fabric, good and smooth seams. With such not ashamed in a decent society :) On Ali about him, no bad reviews. No, really, rarely do you find such high-quality items on Aliexpress. Usually, it’s still simpler, comparing with my branded items. Yes, not always branded straight better, but in my personal experience, it is often so. So, with a clear conscience, I can recommend, unless, of course, you need this travel wallet.


I remind those who are interested in various kinds of cashbacks. Buying on Ali, you can also get a return of up to 11%. All told in detail in the post about cashback with Aliexpress.

I bought it for $ 11, there was some kind of action. At the time of writing the post it costs $ 13. The difference is small and for me so the price is quite normal. There is a pattern with dots (like mine) and there are no dots. Also on Ali there are other travel wallet for 5-8 bucks, but I personally liked them less by the pics.

I want myself the same>

Just in case, list those that are still considered. Well, suddenly.

- for 7-11 bucks (2 sizes, several colors)
- for 9 bucks (3 colors, with a string around the neck)
- for 5.8 bucks (several colors)


Length 24 cm. Width 12 cm. Thickness 1.5 cm (with documents about 3 cm).

Weight 150 grams, with my documents weighs about 300 grams.

Biometric Russian international passport breaks witheffort into these pockets. They don’t write about it in reviews, so I’m telling you this. Non-biometric RF foreign passports and passports from other countries are perfectly inserted.

If you lose, then everything :)

UPDATE. Something the first couple of comments immediately about the fact that if you lose, then all at once, they say, is dangerous. Hmmm ... It's terrible to lose only a passport in fact. I personally oppose to carry with cash, and any bank card is blocked for a couple of minutes, so it is more convenient a hundredfold than cash.

There are different travel formats. Who is going to wander through the Amazon jungle or a mountain hike, where there are no ATMs and civilization, they don’t need such a wallet. But in the format airport-taxi-hotel-rented car-sights, you can use. You just need to put it so that it is not pulled out. This is not the wallet that is needed in second availability, but one that is far away. You get it literally several times during the trip. At the airport to go through passport control, when renting a car (you show the rights), when checking into a hotel (showing a passport), that's all. In the extreme case, if you are very afraid of the direct, you can put the overseas separately. And in my opinion, a pickpocket is much easier to pull out of clothes than from a backpack. And if you really really bother, then the only option is Anti Theft backpack, which can not be cut, and Anti Theft wallet, which is fastened to the bag or jeans belt.

I've been driving for 7 years now, keeping everything in one place, andit's more convenient for me (as I already wrote, earlier I drove in a bag). I know myself, if I settle in different pockets, then in a hurry I will confuse something and forget it. I have a separate pocket in my backpack with convenient for me (not a thief) access. Even if the backpack is cut, it will not get it, rather the macbook will get or the camera, for which I will worry more. And in hotels there is always a safe, where to put, and this wallet, and equipment, I never carry it all while walking. I take only a couple of bank cards, local cash, a phone and a camera.

P.S. But, of course, the taste and color of all the markers are different, I do not insist. Everyone makes it seem more comfortable and safer to him. :) I just tell you how I do and how I feel comfortable.

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