Buddy Bagz is the best travel bag for kids (Review)

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Andy and his Monkey Buddy Bagz

Buddy Bagz is the best travel bag for kids (Review)

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One of the most given advice when you travel is to pack light. When you are an adult, you could easily stuff a week’s worth of clothing in your carry-on bag. Being a parent, however, this poses a challenge. Your efforts will usually look like this: a separate bag for clothes, a bag for toiletries, a bag for toys, a travel blanket for those cozy travel naps. That’s for only one kid. And then, you get to play Tetris trying to fit everyone’s luggage in the minivan’s trunk.

Buddy Bagz wants to eliminate this problem. So, they designed a product which features almost everything you might need when traveling with kids.

A sample was sent to us. We were very excited to try out this product.

First Impression

Ready to Unbox Buddy Bagz

Ready to Unbox Buddy Bagz

Our son Andy was very excited to unbox it. Ever since he saw them in the Buddy Bagz website, he wanted one. The available designs to choose from were Koala Buddy, Guitar Buddy, Football Buddy, Baseball Buddy, Brave (Lion) Buddy, Soccer Buddy, Cupcake Buddy, and Monkey Buddy. We chose the last one for Andy since he likes monkeys.

Unboxing Buddy Bagz

Unboxing Buddy Bagz

When he found out that it was the Buddy Bagz package, Andy immediately grabbed it out of the box and wrestled with it. He didn’t know what he was getting so he guessed that it was either the Lion or the Monkey. It was so fluffy and soft! It felt very nice.

Andy hanging out with his Monkey Buddy

Andy hanging out with his Monkey Buddy

A young toddler, such as our son, will need some parental assistance to unroll it. Its being held by wooden toggles which might be frustrating for a kid who has not figured out buttons yet and who just wanted to use his new buddy.

Wooden Toggles of Buddy Bagz

Wooden Toggles of Buddy Bagz

When our 3-year-old son tried it on as backpack (it had carrying straps), it barely lifted off the ground. He was also saying that it was heavy. What’s great about it though is it also fits our arms. Parents can carry them too for their kids. The bag also came with an additional strap so you could carry it either like a golf bag or a duffel bag.

Storage

What makes this sleeping bag stand out from other similar products in the market is that it comes with a travel bag and a toiletry bag too.

Toiletry Bag inside Buddy Bagz

Toiletry Bag inside Buddy Bagz

The main bag had a lot of space to store at least a weekend of clothes and toys. The toiletry bag can fit your child’s toiletries such as their toothbrushes or even their medicines.

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When rolled together, the main bag is tastefully covered by the Buddy’s head. The main bag can still be opened even if the whole sleeping bag is rolled. Easy access!

Easy Access to Bag, Buddy Bagz

Easy access to the main bag

The bag is not attached to the blanket. You can use them together or separately.

Travel Bag in Buddy Bagz

Travel Bag in Buddy Bagz

Other smaller details that we appreciated was the secret compartment inside the Buddy’s head. Perfect for storing little toys or pictures of Mom and Dad. The head itself can be a toy too!

Monkey Head, Buddy Bagz

Monkey Head!

There is also a night light tucked away in the tail part. Great accessory to have for reading bedtime stories!

Buddy Bagz Night Light

Buddy Bagz Night Light

Price

When I received this product to review, the Buddy Bagz costs around $59.99 with free shipping to the USA. They are currently not shipping internationally.


Pros

  1. Several playful designs that kids will love
  2. Came with a travel bag and toiletry bags
  3. You get a night light too. Great for those bedtime stories.
  4. Multi-functional – sleeping bag, toy, blanket, and travel bag
  5. Buddy head secret compartment to stash little toys or photos
  6. Machine washable
  7. Fits all travel essentials
  8. Convenient for both air and car travel
  9. Great for sleepovers, glamping/camping too
  10. For every 25 Buddy Bagz purchased, Buddy Bagz donate 1 to a child undergoing chemotherapy

Cons

  1. More expensive compared to other sleeping bags in the market
  2. Pillow could be fluffier

Verdict

Happy Andy using his Monkey Buddy Bagz

Happy Andy using his Monkey Buddy Bagz

We love Buddy Bagz so much that we hosted a giveaway contest for it! Its cute yet clever design allows you to bring your kids’ travel essentials with fun and style. It sure is made to appeal to both children and parents. Buddy Bagz is a great buy to anyone who travels with kids and is included in our gift guide for young travelers.

Buy the best travel bag for kids for your little ones here!

 

 

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yamkins

yamkins

Yamkins founded Gofamgo in 2017. She enjoys new places to explore and discover new grubs with her husband and their son. When she is not traveling, she loves watching movies, TV shows and predicting who gets to sit on the Iron Throne. She is also a freelance designer and registered nurse.

6 Comments

  • Van Cast

    Woo! I totally love this bag, very handy to travel but also as an incentive for them to take a nap ♥ Fun!

    December 30, 2017 at 5:53 am
  • Elle

    This little guys is so cute! Well, both Happy Andy and the monkey are. I bet my nieces would love these!

    December 30, 2017 at 8:13 am
  • Rachael

    How cute! And what a great way to foster independence letting your child help pack and carry their own special bag on family trips!

    December 30, 2017 at 3:34 pm
  • This Mum At Home

    What a great product I havnt seen this before. Ill be sure to take a look – Im always looking for better things for traveling 🙂

    December 31, 2017 at 5:50 am
  • Diana

    Cute bag…This little guys is also so cute!Thanks for sharing..

    January 1, 2018 at 12:29 am
  • Jordan

    Adorable!!!

    January 1, 2018 at 2:11 pm
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