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This review is from: TravelWise Packing Cube System - Durable 3 Piece Weekender Set [2014 Version] (Apparel)
So I have challenged myself to travel for 9 days in London/Paris with just a carry on. I knew it was possible, and I ordered three different brands of "packing cubes" to make sure I could meet my goal. I ordered this set from Travelwise, a cheaper four piece set, and then a 3 piece set from eBags. I wasn't sold on the purple color but it's a little deeper in person. These bags arrived first and I was impressed. They are heavy duty, but not heavy. The zippers are solid, and I am impressed with the thickness of the bag themselves, as well as the mesh. My set from ebags arrived today and I have to say I am disappointed. I love the color from ebags, but the quality is NO WHERE near these bags. They are much lighter, and thinner. The ebag cubes feel a little plastic like while the Travelwise cubes feel like a heavy duty One thing I really liked about these bags is that the handle on the bag is double stitched into the material at the top. The strap itself is pretty much the length of the bag, so you aren't pulling on a tiny strap to move it around. The ebags strap is only single stitch and is small in comparison. Although I haven't traveled yet, I can tell you that based on thickness and handle design, I am much more in love with this set than that ebags. The ebags will be going back!
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Initial post: Jan 27, 2014 9:13:27 PM PST
Shea Borton says:
so which one is lighter and thinner? the e bags or the travelwise? your description is not very clear.
In reply to an earlier post on Feb 2, 2014 10:35:55 AM PST
The eBags are the thinner ones, with the less sturdy-sounding construction.
Posted on Jul 12, 2014 11:50:45 AM PDT
Amazon Customer says:
Size-wise are these the same as the eBag set? If not how do they differ? Thanks
Posted on Jul 29, 2014 9:07:52 PM PDT
I have been looking at these bags for some time and I dont really get the concept?? Is it just for organizing or does it help to get more in the suitcase? I was thinking the bags would take up space that could be for clothing? Thanks for any help. :)
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