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  • Hi, I'm Candy. I'm Crystal. And we're sisters from Travel Pockets.

  • So today we're going to talk about our favorite bag... anti-theft security bag called Pacsafe.

  • and it's interesting how I came across this brand. It was about.. I think a year and a half ago?

  • I think... I went to a local mom and pop shop looking for a bag.

  • Actually for our trip to Costa Rica and I came across a bag from Pacsafe.

  • And I was actually drawn to it because I really loved the design

  • but then when I started looking into it, it had all these cool locks

  • and I was like why didn't I ever buy a bag like this?

  • I've been pickpocketed before so I was thinking like man if I had this bag

  • this would have never happened to me so I immediately bought that bag

  • and ever since I have been a huge fan and we have actually grown our collection of Pacsafe bags.

  • So today we're going to show you all thes cool features the bags have

  • and they also have clothing that's security safe

  • so if you are into anti-theft accessories, we're going to show you how smart this stuff is.

  • So first up is the Citysafe CX Anti-theft Tote. I really love this bag.

  • I wasn't originally looking for anti-theft bags. Candy is more into the anti-theft...

  • CANDY: I'm paranoid.

  • No, and it's great because I'm naive and I haven't been...

  • CANDY: Well, I've been pickpocketed and she hasn't so...

  • Yeah and that hasn't happened to me and Florida's relatively safe so I don't really think about it

  • But I'm going to be visiting Barcelona and Lisbon soon and everybody's been scaring me about how

  • you have to be safe and you have to be protected and you have to make sure you have

  • all this travel safe gear... so I start looking into more travel safe bags

  • from Pacsafe and Candy already knew about it so she suggested this tote

  • and I absolutely love it. I'm definitely taking this with me.

  • So, first of all... the handy thing here is that they have straps here so you can put like um...

  • You can take this bag to like yoga. So you can put like a yoga mat in here.

  • Or you could put a sleeping bag in here if you're like traveling on the road.

  • CANDY: Or if you have a heavy coat.

  • Oh yeah, a coat. Or like extra gear.

  • CANDY: You can be creative.

  • And then another thing that I really really love about all Pacsafe bags really...

  • So here's their zipper and then when you put it together... am I doing this right? There we go.

  • You put it together and they have like this special kind of lock where you put the zipper in

  • and then push it in so if somebody were to try and open it

  • they would have to try to figure out how to open this first.

  • CANDY: There's like 2 steps they have to figure out.

  • And when I first got this, I'm like "Candy, how do you open this?"

  • Because I was trying to lift it up and then pull it down... I just couldn't figure it out.

  • So I think it's smart how they designed it where you actually push and then you take it out.

  • CANDY: Yeah and then like... sorry, I'm like interrupting her...

  • Candy knows all about this.

  • CANDY: So I really like this right here so you don't just put the zipper like this together,

  • you actually have to lock it in right here

  • so this is like where it's a two-step. They have to first figure this out and if they figure it out,

  • okay well hope they can figure this out too. So it takes more time for them to figure stuff out...

  • which I doubt they'll ever be able to figure it out anyways, but...

  • CRYSTAL: Right but yeah I mean it's like... I didn't even know this was a step right here.

  • Now I can't figure it out... oh there we go.

  • Yeah so love that. Then you know they have features where you can take this buckle off

  • and put it under or next to your chair... under your chair, I guess.

  • and wrap it around your chair and lock it so that nobody will steal it.

  • CANDY: Or if they try to walk away with it, they're gonna get dragged because it's stuck on the chair.

  • CRYSTAL: And they'll trip and they deserve it.

  • Hahaha!

  • And then they also have this in the back, where it's like a clip... take it off and... Oh, it's this way.

  • And you can take this strap around your chair and then lock it in.

  • CANDY: Or if it's on a table, that might be more useful cause it's not long.

  • Whereas this strap is a lot longer. It's multiple uses for that.

  • CRYSTAL: And inside, lots of compartments I love... well, one of the best features that we love is

  • that it's all pink inside! And it's just so much easier to tell where all your things are in your bag.

  • I have a lot of black bags and inside, the interior is also black and it's so hard for me to find things.

  • So I get bright wallets and stuff so I can find things easily

  • but this is already pink so it's so much easier to find things.

  • They have lots of compartments over here,

  • on the side...

  • extra sub compartments where you can put like pens. They have zippered pockets

  • and then on the other side is like a huge pouch with... let's turn it around.

  • with the big zipper there. And then also in the front, you have a big compartment too.

  • So I'm definitely going to use this bag in Europe so I can stay safe.

  • CANDY: Yeah, this is like a nice bag.

  • CRYSTAL: It is very nice. You can go in style too.

  • CANDY: So my bag that I'm going to show you... it's the same bag... well, not the same bag but

  • it's black like hers but it's from the same line called the Citysafe series

  • and I have been taking this bag with me everywhere. Especially international trips.

  • Well even domestically. I just use it everywhere now.

  • CRYSTAL: I also have to mention that this was supposed to be my bag and she took it from me.

  • CRYSTAL: She was like, "I really like this bag, can I have it?" Hahaha!

  • Yeah this is before she knew how awesome it was. She's probably regretting it now.

  • CRYSTAL: Now I'm like, "I would want this bag".

  • Well, she has the tote now, so... hahaha!

  • So the same features like that Roobar locking system that's a little tricky.

  • And this one has... where the handles are... it has a little buckle here which is great.

  • And the same thing with the zipper, how you snap it together and then... it's kinda hard to like...

  • There you go. So you snap it together and then you put it in the Roobar.

  • What's interesting about this bag is that it opens up like a bucket

  • so when you open it, it automatically opens as a bucket and it's kind of like a little bit hard here.

  • So you know when you're going through your bags and it just keeps shutting on you ?

  • Especially when you're trying to find something? It won't do that.

  • So it stays open for you like a bucket. So that's a really cool feature about this bag

  • which actually, when I was in Japan and I showed my mom,

  • she was like, "Oh yeah, that's really popular in Japan now".

  • CRYSTAL: Yeah and then we started seeing all over the department stores.

  • CANDY: We were like, "Oh, we're behind!" We didn't know these bucket bags were popular.

  • CRYSTAL: It's a fad!

  • CANDY: Yeah, hahaha. It's like, "Are we old? We didn't know about this stuff."

  • CRYSTAL: We just didn't know.

  • CANDY: Again, the pink interior lining is great. What's different about this one is that

  • it actually has a padded sleeve for a laptop. I like that so I don't have to carry a separate laptop case

  • to keep my laptop padded and... oh, and just like that one, I don't know if Crystal mentioned it

  • but it's RFID safe I didn't forget to mention there's a pocket in there so I

  • CRYSTAL: I did forget to mention that.

  • There's a pocket in there... So, I didn't understand what RFID safe was when I first bought the bag

  • and apparently those chips that you have in your credit card or your passport

  • there are scanners out there where people can just steal your information

  • without ever having to touch it.

  • CRYSTAL: That's so scary.

  • CANDY: I mean, it's not super common but it has happened. Not to me but I actually know someone

  • where they went somewhere and their boyfriend's credit card got scanned

  • So it does happen but I think pickpocketing is way more frequent than the RFID scanning.

  • I mean I don't know for sure but that's just what I've read so I mean

  • regardless, it's nice to have that extra security and so that bag has it and this bag has it

  • and like the other one, this one has a lot of pockets.

  • I like the front pocket too. It's got a lot of different...

  • I already have a lot of stuff in here because I've been using this.

  • Lot of uh...

  • CRYSTAL: You got your headphones in there

  • CANDY: Yup, got my USB charger

  • CRYSTAL: Some masks, some Japanese masks, of course.

  • Candy: Lavender oil, hahaha! For my flights, I had to put it in a TSA-approval bag size.

  • So yeah so... Oh! Another thing too is

  • so even these zippers, you put it underneath here

  • I don't know if you can see that little tab. So that way if someone did try to pickpocket

  • they can't just zip up, so it's pretty hard to like go in there...

  • CRYSTAL: They really thought of everything.

  • CANDY: Yeah, so that is an awesome feature.

  • CRYSTAL: Oh and the water bottle.

  • CANDY: Yes! The water bottle is my favorite because I hate putting water bottles in the bag.

  • Just in case it leaks or I hate having to take off my bag...

  • CRYSTAL: Which happened to me the other day. It leaked. I put a water bottle in and it leaked.

  • CANDY: Or from condensation, it just gets wet.

  • CRYSTAL: Mhmmm yeah, that's true.

  • CANDY: And also I hate having to take off my backpack just to get water.

  • So it's nice to just kind of go around and grab the water while I'm walking.

  • And I will say, by far, my favorite feature of this is the sleeve for your suitcase.

  • Because I hate like carrying it... because this gets heavy when I'm traveling with my gear in here

  • and my laptop so I want to be able to just lug it around on my suitcase

  • and usually when you do that with a normal backpack, it just...

  • no matter how you tie it around, I feel like it always falls over

  • or it's just not secure and this is a huge lifesaver. All bags should have this.

  • I don't know why all bags don't have that.

  • CRYSTAL: They should have that. I agree. I have a camera backpack but I can't put it on my suitcase

  • and it's so heavy but I just want to put it down sometimes so I can I just have to like

  • grab it at the same time as my suitcase. Thank God my suitcase is awesome

  • and it moves around smoothly. But yeah I wish I could just like slide it into the handle part

  • so I don't have to like worry about it falling down. So yeah it's a great feature.

  • CANDY: And then the other thing that's similar about this on with the tote bag

  • is a... this one too, the strap comes off so you can wrap it around the table

  • or wherever you are to keep it secure. So your eyes aren't like glued to it.

  • Like say you're at a coffee shop and you want to drink some coffee or reading something

  • and you want to set it down, like that's a great way to use that

  • because then you don't have to keep your eye on it all the time.

  • But still keep it close to you. I wouldn't like just put it somewhere far away.

  • So that's my favorite bag. Thank you for letting me keep it.

  • CRYSTAL: Hahaha, you're welcome. Anything for the little sis.

  • And a new thing that Pacsafe started is travel-safe clothes and this is both...

  • they do both men and women's and we just recently got the uh... it's called Transit Women.

  • Transit Woman pant. So these are awesome

  • everyday pants or you know travel pants and they have safety pockets

  • or they have lots of pockets in this... so first, they have two side pockets in the front.

  • Very deep... it goes down pretty deep and there's actually... there's a second

  • there's a second pocket... there's like a sub-pocket within THE pocket so you know

  • if you want to store like little things like coins in the sub-pocket, you can put it in there.

  • CANDY: Note the zipper because you don't want things falling out

  • like you know how a lot of times, some pants don't have zippers? So that's cool that it has that.

  • CRYSTAL: I know I feel like there should be a requirement for all pants because

  • it is really handy to have zippers on your pants and actually jackets too.

  • So the second... the one on the right the same thing a large pocket

  • but doesn't have the mini pocket inside and then on...

  • Which side was it? Oh, this side! On the bottom.

  • CANDY: Oh yeah! See, we couldn't even find it.

  • CRYS: I know, it's like so hidden. But this is where you can store your money!

  • and if you forget to put money in there they remind you with this little symbol

  • that hey, this is for cash! So you can put your cash in here or anything small really.

  • And then in the back, they have two huge pockets

  • again, with zippers and then it goes down pretty far too so you can put in a lot of stuff back here too.

  • Yeah, pretty deep. So, zippers... And then this part is really cool.

  • This is where like the traveling part comes in but you can put your passport!

  • And this is like on the inside of the pants so you wear like this

  • and on the inside is where you can put your passport. Again, with a zipper.

  • Again, with an icon that tells you this is for a passport.

  • And you just flip it over and put your passport and you can put it back in. So it can be nice and secure.

  • CANDY: And that pocket is RFID-safe. That one, so...

  • CRYSTAL: Pacsafe, you rock!

  • And it's very, very comfy. Candy's worn it already and they have like a drawstring here.

  • Perfect for travel... overnight flights because it's very warm in here. Very, very comfy.

  • CANDY: I don't have the hoodie but they do have a matching hoodie that goes to this.

  • So if you want to match head to toe... haha.

  • I'm sure the hoodie has a ton of pockets too.

  • CRYSTAL: Yeah, so I mean I love any clothing that has lots of pockets and bonus that there's a zipper.

  • So, you should look into it.

  • CANDY: Alright, so the last bag is a camera bag! it's an actual dedicated camera bag.

  • And I was drawn to this because I've been wanting that sling style backpack. I just think it looks really cool.

  • CRYSTAL: It's so cool right now.

  • CANDY: Hahaha! I feel like I'm a ninja when I'm wearing this.

  • But one of the main reasons why I wanted to try this was because I noticed that when we're shooting,

  • if we have a regular backpack... whenever... if I'm not with her she has

  • to like take it off and take the camera out. But, you know, when we're together

  • like I'll usually go in the back and like you know ... I'm her assistant, haha!

  • And I'll grab the cameras. But with this, I don't have to remove it. It's designed...

  • The sling is designed to where you can move it from front to back without removing

  • the backpack or I mean the bag so basically when you slide it in the front

  • you can open this and just grab, you know, your lenses or your camera

  • and it makes it super convenient when you're switching out lenses and you don't have to

  • put the whole bag down and it's just right there.

  • And it has compartments where you can change it yourself if you have a big camera or a long lens

  • so don't worry if you think it's like for one size.

  • You could change up the size yourself.

  • Yeah because it's all velcro so you can like move it to wherever you want to.

  • And just like the other bags, it's anti-theft so they have it really well designed

  • so that it deters pick pockets... well it doesn't really deter them but if they try ...

  • It'll be a lot harder.

  • So I like how it's actually hidden in here. I had to look for it at first. I was like, "How do I use this?"

  • So like, I don't know if you can see... so this is how you lock that.

  • And that's how most of this bag is. It's that kind of locking system. All around.

  • And they're all hidden so it is really hard to find it. So even if like...

  • actually, you can't even tell. It is confusing when you see this but it should be.

  • It should be confusing for the pickpocketers.

  • So, love how they did that. The front zipper