Best fanny packs for men and women

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Fanny packs are practical. And it doesn’t really matter whether you are traveling or not. You can use a fanny pack in all kinds of situations. Lately I have almost stopped using my fanny packs, because I find a small backpack being more useful. However, my partner uses his fanny pack quite a lot, mostly when he is hiking, but also when sightseeing and almost always when going to the airport and flying.

Currently for him it’s also his camera bag. But going to the airport it’s where he puts stuff like passport and boarding passes, sometimes – also iPad and headphones. Because it’s so convenient!

Looking for the best fanny pack for yourself, check out the tables below and our fanny pack reviews!

Best Fanny Packs for Women and Men

Now let’s take a look at the list of the best fanny packs!

All of the fanny packs I have sorted by style – unisex, women, men. To learn more about every one of them scroll down! Most of these fanny packs are available in different colors. For more photos, availability, latest price and user reviews check them out on Amazon – just click on the name or image of the fanny pack! I have also included a link to Amazon under every review.

Tinyat Travel Fanny Pack***12.2″ x 4.7″ x 4.7″

(31 x 12 x 12 cm)
Several (grey, blue, red, etc.)UnisexCheck the price!
SAVFY Fanny Pack15″ x 5.9″ x 4″

(37 x 15 x 10 cm)
Black, dark blue, grayUnisexCheck the price!
EGOGO Travel Sport Fanny Pack12.5'' x 6.5'' x 3''

(32 x 17 x 8 cm)
Several (black, blue, pink, etc.)UnisexCheck the price!
Waterfly Fanny Pack11” x 3.74”

(28 x 9.5 cm)
Several (purple, black, gray, etc.)UnisexCheck the price!
Adidas Rand II Fanny Pack14” x 5.5” x 5”

(36 x 14 x 13 cm)
Black, Americana WhiteUnisexCheck the price!
Kipling Merryl Fanny Pack7.8” x 5” x 3”

(20 x 13 x 8 cm)
Several (purple, black, pink, etc.)For womenCheck the price!
SoJourner Bags Fanny Pack12” x 4” x 6”

(30.5 x 15 x 10 cm)
15+ colors, prints and patterns (polka dot, animal, floral, etc.)For womenCheck the price!
JanSport Adventure Series Fifth Ave Fanny Pack***12.5” x 6” x 4”

(31 x 15 x 10 cm)
15+ colors, prints and patternsFor womenCheck the price!
Funny Guy Mugs Space Cat Fanny Pack12” x 6” x 3”

(31 x 15 x 8 cm)
Two different designs are availableFor womenCheck the price!
Dakine Hip Pack Pack***10" x 9" x 4"

(25 x 23 x 10 cm)
10+ prints and patternsFor menCheck the price!
Herschel Supply Co. Seventeen Fanny Pack10” x 6.75” x 3.25”

(25 x 17 x 8 cm)
Several (black, green, navy)For menCheck the price!
Visconti 720 Leather Fanny Pack11.8” x 5” x 3.5”

(30 x 13 x 9 cm)
Several (black, brown, tan)For menCheck the price!
FREETOO Waist Pack13.8” x 5.5” x 3.5”

(35 x 14 x 9 cm)
BlackFor menCheck the price!
*** - our favorites

Best Cheap Fanny Packs

In general, fanny packs are inexpensive. Many of the ones you see in the table above cost around 20 bucks or even less (especially if there is an ongoing promotion).

However, there are times when you just need something really cheap. Maybe you will need it only for a couple of times. Or maybe you just can’t afford anything more expensive right now. Anyway – I would still recommend you to decide on your budget first and then get the best fanny pack within your budget. For ideas – check out the table below! There I have listed few decent quality cheap fanny packs.

Everest Signature Fanny Pack***11.5″ x 4.5″ x 3″

(29 x 11 x 8 cm)
10+ colorsUnisexCheck the price!
Perman Solid Color Waist Pack13.4″ x 5.5″ x 3.1″

(34 x 14 x 8 cm)
Several (black, blue, pink, red)UnisexCheck the price!
Yens Fantasybag Fanny Pack13” x 5” x 3”

(33 x 13 x 8 cm)
Several (black, red, blue, etc.)UnisexCheck the price!
Home-X Lambskin Waist Bag16” x 6.5” x 4.5”

(41 x 17 x 11 cm)
Black, redUnisexCheck the price!
***- our favorite

What Is a Fanny Pack & Why to Use It?

A fanny pack (British English – a bum bag) is a small and compact bag that is worn around your waist or hips, by use of an adjustable strap with a buckle.

Fanny packs became popular in the 1980’s and 1990’s. Then they were considered as a must have fashion accessory. Now they are used mostly because they are practical. For example, when traveling you can store your basic necessities in it, and you will have a fast access to them. While the rest of your stuff will be in your backpack our suitcase. But, of course, you can use a fanny pack even if you aren’t traveling. And that’s exactly how most of people are using them. When going out, going to a mall, Disneyland, festival or concert. You can use it for all kind of occasions.

Girl holding a bag - Best fanny packs

There are several types of fanny packs.

Classic Fanny Pack

Can be used on every day basis or when traveling. Majority of these fanny packs are sporty-looking and made of lightweight synthetic materials, such as polyester. Mostly they feature a few compartments, like, a roomy main compartment, a small zippered back pocket and a small front pocket. There are no compartments for water bottles, but if the fanny pack is big enough, it can hold a small disposable water bottle in its main compartment.

Hiking Fanny Pack

They are usually larger and bulkier than classic fanny packs. Hiking fanny packs also are made of lightweight synthetic materials and have several compartments and pockets. Unlike classic fanny packs they feature bottle holders. They are designed to carry more weight than standard-sized fanny packs, so the material they are made of is sturdier.

Hunting Fanny Pack

Very similar to hiking fanny packs. Designed to carry more weight than smaller classic fanny packs. Walkie-talkies, guns and other equipment can be carried in a hunting fanny pack. They are roomy and very durable, and has several compartments, including a water bottle holder.

Running Fanny Pack / Belt

Thin fanny packs designed especially for runners and athletes. Usually just big enough to store a big smartphone, a couple of cards and keys. Lays flat against one’s body and can be hidden under clothing. Usually made of water resistant material, which will keep your phone protected during a downpour and also from your sweat.

Money Belt

Thin travel security wallets that can be carried around one’s waist. Designed for carrying money, passport, ID, credit cards, a smartphone and other valuable items. Similar like fanny packs for runners they lay flat against one’s body and can be hidden under clothing. We have reviewed a couple of money belts here.

Hydration Fanny Pack

Compact fanny packs designed for carrying water bottles or hydration systems. Perfect for runners, hikers and athletes.

My fanny packs

How to Choose the Best Fanny Pack for Yourself?

Before buying a fanny pack, consider these things:

1. Why Do You Need a Fanny Pack?

For everyday use? Or do you plan to go on a hike and you want to wear a fanny pack? What do you want to carry in a fanny pack? Only the most necessary items, like a phone and wallet? The rest will go in a backpack? You should consider buying a classic fanny pack. Do you want to go on shorter hikes taking only a fanny pack with you? Then consider buying a hiking fanny pack – they are bigger than classic fanny packs and usually has water bottle holders as well.

Are you a runner and want to carry a phone and few cards or cash? Buy a running belt. Are you running long distances? Then the hydration pack will be the right option for you. It can hold water bottles or a hydration system, and has a pocket for your phone and cash.

If you just want to keep your phone, passport and money safely stored close to your body, get a money belt!

2. What Size Fanny Pack Should You Get?

Again – depends on your needs. If you want to carry only your phone, some cash, a couple of credit cards and a passport, it will be enough with a money belt. Besides, it can be hidden under your clothing and lays flat against your body.

If you are going to a concert or a day trip to Disneyland, consider buying a regular (classic) fanny pack. It will be big enough to hold you phone, ID, wallet, Kleenex and a couple of candy bars. Most probably you will be able to fit in a disposable water bottle as well. Before buying check the dimensions of bag’s compartments. Some classic fanny packs are rather small and wouldn’t fit as much as others.

Buy a hiking fanny pack if you are going on day hikes! They are designed to carry heavier stuff and are ergonomic, so you won’t be uncomfortable during your hike! Those fanny packs are large enough to carry a phone or a tablet computer, a compact camera, a walkie-talkie, a spare T-shirt and a few snacks. Hiking fanny packs have bottle holders.

3. Number of Pockets and Compartments

Do you love to keep your things organized? I’m sure you do!

That’s why it is a good idea to get a fanny pack with at least 3 compartments (for instance, a large main compartment, front zippered pocket and back zippered pocket). To keep your phone separated from the keys. To keep your water bottle away from electronics. And your money and ID in a separate, safe place – in a zippered back pocket or inside pocket.

4. Fanny Pack Designed for Ladies?

There are fanny packs designed solely for ladies, but mostly the only difference is – color. If you love bright colors, make sure to check out fanny packs, that I have marked as for women! If you plan to share a fanny pack with your husband / boyfriend, look at unisex fanny packs.

The same applies for men.

Two women travellers

Best Fanny Packs – Unisex – Reviews

1. Tinyat Travel Fanny Pack Review

The Tinyat fanny pack is rather small and lightweight. It is perfect for carrying your basic necessities, like, a smartphone, a wallet, earphones and keys. It’s more like a waist wallet / money belt rather than a fanny pack.

This fanny pack will be ideal for those who don’t like bulkier traditional fanny packs. It lays flat against your stomach and in my opinion it looks way better than most of the money belts. The fanny pack’s design is cute – it has a crescent shape and it gets narrow at the edges.

The Tinyat fanny pack has a main compartment, a small zippered inside pocket and discreet zippered back pocket. The pockets help to organize items instead of having everything placed together into a single pocket. An iPhone 7 Plus will fit in the main compartment perfectly.

There is a durable adjustable strap, which adjusts to fit all waist sizes, up to 40″ (102 cm). If you are a petite woman, just like me, you might want to cut the excess off, once you have adjusted and tightened the strap. Of course, you don’t need to do it, as there is an elastic loop which prevents the excess end of the strap from hanging.

The Tinyat fanny pack is not waterproof, but it is reasonably water resistant. The waist bag is available in several colors.

Dimensions of the bag: 12.2″ x 4.7″ x 4.7″ (31 x 12 x 12 cm).

2. SAVFY Fanny Pack Review

The SAVFY fanny pack is simple-looking and compact. It looks somewhat like a classic fanny pack from the 80’s and 90’s.

It’s made from high quality polyester fabric, which is not only durable, but also lightweight and water resistant.

The fanny pack has a large main compartment, a zippered front pocket, a small zippered side pocket and zippered back pocket. The large compartment is large enough to hold a disposable plastic bottle of water (16.9 fl oz) with a room to spare. The small zippered side pocket can hold small items like mints, gum, lip balm, etc. The other smaller compartments are perfect for storing keys, ID, money, earbuds, etc. There is a hanging hook on the side, ideal for hanging keys or a name / ID tag holder.

When packed, the SAVFY fanny pack is not too bulky, even though it is roomy enough to hold all your basic necessities.

The strap of the fanny pack is adjustable, and it will fit waist sizes from 32” (81 cm), up to 43” (109 cm). It will look good on both men and women.

Dimensions of the SAVFY fanny pack: 15″ x 5.9″ x 4″ (37 x 15 x 10 cm).

3. EGOGO Travel Sport Fanny Pack Review

A great compact fanny pack for travel, both for men and women. It’s pleasant looking and stylish.

There are 3 compartments: front zippered pocket, a roomy main compartment and zippered back pocket. Front zippered pocket is perfect for storing your keys as it has a key attachment sewn in. Large main compartment has an inner mesh pocket. This mesh pocket and zippered back pocket are perfect for your valuables, as they aren’t visible to others. The back of the fanny pack is padded for extra comfort and protection whilst wearing.

The EGOGO fanny pack is flat rather than bulky. Yet it is roomy enough to carry all the basic necessities, like, IDs, wallet, phone, a compact point and shoot camera, Kleenex and a few other small items. You can fit a 20 fl oz (591 ml) water bottle with a room to spare.

The EGOGO fanny pack is made of a durable and water resistant ripstop nylon material. It is available in several colors.

It has an adjustable strap, and it adjusts to fit waist sizes up to 48″ (122 cm).

Dimensions of the fanny pack: 12.5 x 6.5 x 3 (32 x 17 x 8 cm).

4. Waterfly Fanny Pack Review

From the picture the Waterfly fanny pack might look very small. But it’s not. Yes, it’s compact and rather flat yet its compartments are surprisingly roomy. It doesn’t look ridiculously bulky even if it’s packed.

The Waterfly fanny pack has a main compartment, which is big enough to accommodate 16.9 fl oz (500 ml) disposable bottle. The main compartment has a key attachment as well. There are 2 front pockets – largest one is zippered, the other one has a Velcro closure. A pack of cigarettes will fit in the largest of the two. There is a rear zippered pocket, which is not visible to others.

The fanny pack is made of sturdy water resistant material, and has durable adjustable strap with a buckle. Strap is adjustable – it can be extended as long as 50” (127 cm). Available in several colors.

Dimensions of the Waterfly fanny pack: 11” x 3.74”(28 x 9.5 cm).

5. Adidas Rand II Fanny Pack Review

A great fanny pack by Adidas! It is a bit wider and thicker than the other fanny packs I have reviewed but it’s still compact and not too bulky. It can be worn both by men and women, as the waist strap is long and adjustable for comfortable fit.

The fanny pack is very practical and it is perfect for travelers, dog walkers or just for casual use.

The Adidas Rand II has 2 zippered pockets to organize your things. There is a roomy main compartment and a smaller zippered front pocket. The latter one has a key fob to keep your keys safely attached. The front pocket can easily accommodate a large smartphone, too. If you are putting your keys in the front pocket and want to put a phone there as well, just keep your phone in a case!

The large compartment is big enough to hold a small (16.9 fl oz / 500 ml) disposable plastic bottle with a room to spare.

Dimensions of this fanny pack: 14” x 5.5” x 5” (36 x 14 x 13 cm).

A couple traveling

Best Cheap Fanny Packs – Unisex – Reviews

1. Everest Signature Fanny Pack Review

This rather simple and affordable yet sturdy fanny pack will be perfect for a short sightseeing trip around the city or for concerts! It can be used as a purse, additional to your backpack while traveling, too.

The pockets are surprisingly roomy for the size of this fanny pack. It has a large main compartment, a roomy front pocket and a small zippered back pocket, which is not visible to others. The zippered front pocket has a key attachment sewn in.

It’s not a very large fanny pack, but it can hold all my basic necessities: IDs and passport, phone, wallet, sunscreen, hand sanitizer, Kleenex, power bank, lip balm, lip gloss. A compact point and shoot camera or a mini Polaroid camera will fit in the fanny pack, unless it’s not too packed. The bag can hold a small bottle of water.

The Everest Signature fanny pack is made of durable 600D polyester material. It’s a good quality bag for a fraction of the price, making it one of the best cheap fanny packs available. Max length of the strap is about 46″ (117 cm).

Bag’s dimensions are: 11.5″ x 4.5″ x 3″ (29 x 11 x 8 cm).

2. Perman Solid Color Waist Pack Review

Looking for the cheapest fanny pack possible? Then Perman fanny pack might be just the right choice! Its design is very simple yet the bag looks cute and stylish. It’s compact, convenient and comfortable to use. Will look good both on men and women.

I wouldn’t carry any heavy stuff in this fanny pack, as it’s not as durable as the other fanny packs I have reviewed. But the Perman fanny pack is durable enough to carry your basic necessities such as a smartphone, wallet, keys, Kleenex, lip balm. It is great for taking with you on walks or concerts, when you don’t need or want to carry your bulky purse or backpack. Good news – your large iPhone will fit in easily with a room to spare!

The Perman fanny pack’s strap ir adjustable, but it’s not too long. The strap will fit waists only up to 31.5” (80 cm).

This bag definitely is excellent for the price! It’s available in many colors, including some bright colors, which ladies will love.

Dimensions of the Perman waist bag: 13.4″ x 5.5″ x 3.1″ (34 x 14 x 8 cm).

3. Yens Fantasybag Fanny Pack Review

The Yens Fantasybag is a great affordable fanny pack! It has a classic 80’s and 90′ s fanny pack look – that boxy shape with rather large zippered front pocket.

The bag is compact yet quite roomy. It has 3 zippered compartments – zippered front pocket, roomy main compartment and rather long zippered back pocket. The main compartment is big enough to hold a wallet, checkbook and a large phone, such as an iPhone 7 Plus. The 2 smaller pockets are big enough to hold ID, keys, earbuds, candy bars, small cellphone.

It’s sturdy and well made – from durable and water resistant material (420 denier nylon). There is no lining on the inside of the fanny pack, but the fabric on the inside is smoothly coated with rubber material, which makes it more weather resistant.

Strap length – approx. 50” (127 cm).

Dimensions of the fanny pack: 13” x 5” x 3” (33 x 13 x 8 cm).

4. Home-X Lambskin Waist Bag Review

This Home-X fanny pack is perfect for those who don’t like that colorful sporty look of other fanny packs reviewed above. The Home-X fanny pack is made of soft leather (lambskin) and has a look of a classy handbag.

One of the best things about this fanny pack is that it has so many compartments – a large main section, a close-to-the-body back pocket, a front pouch, a zippered front pocket and 2 tiny side pockets. You’ll definitely enjoy using this fanny pack if you are exactly like me – a person who loves to organize ones things by placing everything in its own pocket!

Main compartments dimensions are: 10” x 6” (25 x 15 cm) and it can accommodate a large phone, a wallet and a checkbook with a room to spare. The back pocket is as wide as the main compartment. Front pouch is 7” wide and 4” high, so it can accommodate a large smartphone. The side pockets are small, and can accommodate small items, like mints, gum, lip balm, etc.

Unfortunately, the fanny pack will be too large for a petite woman, as the adjustable strap fits waists from 34” (86 cm) up to 48” (122 cm). However, it can be worn around the hips.

All in all it’s a great fanny pack and it’s definitely is excellent for the price!

Overall dimensions of the fanny pack: 16” x 6.5” x 4.5” (41 x 17 x 11 cm).

A man on a hike

Best Fanny Packs for Women – Reviews

1. Kipling Merryl Fanny Pack Review

The Kipling Merryl is a great versatile travel bag! It is a fanny pack that converts to a small cross body handbag. Waist straps can be hidden in a zippered compartment at the back of the bag.

It is really handy for traveling. One day you can wear it as a handbag, the other day – take it on a hike and wear it as a fanny pack!

The Kipling Merryl fanny pack has several pockets and compartments – 2 large zippered compartments, a smaller zippered front pocket, a small Velcro front pocket and an inner pocket. A large phone (such as an iPhone 7 Plus) will fit in the two largest pockets, but won’t fit in the smallest front pocket. The bag can hold a lot without looking bulky.

The lovely fanny pack comes with the little furry Kipling monkey keyring and is available in several colors.

The Kipling fanny pack is made of water resistant nylon material. Waist strap is 46” long.

Dimensions: 7.8” x 5” x 3” (20 x 13 x 8 cm).

2. SoJourner Bags Fanny Pack Review

The SoJourner fanny packs aren’t these boring-looking black or blue fanny packs! They definitely stand out in a crowd and they are fun to wear! Clearly one of the best fanny packs for women.

The SoJourner fanny packs are perfect not only for parties and festivals, but also for casual use. Do you find handbags or regular-looking fanny packs too boring? Then the SoJourner fanny packs are perfect for you! The SoJourner bags are made of durable materials. They have high quality lining, quality zippers, heavy duty belt and buckles. The quality is excellent, and the price is not high at all! You won’t regret buying one!

It has 3 compartments – roomy main compartment, large zippered front pocket and small zippered front pocket. An iPhone 7 Plus will fit in the front pocket easily. The back pocket is very secure against your body, so it is ideal for holding keys, ID, money and bank cards. The main compartment will accommodate a small disposable water bottle.

Strap length – max 44” (112 cm).

Dimensions of the fanny pack: 12” x 4” x 6” (30.5 x 15 x 10 cm).

3. JanSport Adventure Series Fifth Ave Fanny Pack Review

The cute compact shape makes the JanSport Fifth Ave fanny pack ideal for women. It’s coming in a variety of eye catching colorful prints and colorways.

The bag is very lightweight yet durable. It’s made of a good quality durable fabric – 600 denier nylon material.

The only drawback is that the JanSport Fifth Ave has only 2 compartments. There’s a roomy main compartment and a front zippered pocket.

There’s enough space for all your daily necessities, like, wallet, smartphone, keys, a compact camera, etc.

Strap length – up to 45” (114 cm).

Dimensions of the fanny pack: 12.5” x 6” x 4” (31 x 15 x 10 cm).

4. Funny Guy Mugs Space Cat Fanny Pack Review

A lot of you, ladies, love cats, right? This amazing Funny Guy Mugs Space Cat fanny pack will put a smile on your face and with this fanny pack you’ll definitely stand out in the crowd.

The fanny pack is made from durable and lightweight fabric – 420 denier nylon material. It has 2 separate zippered compartments, which are roomy enough to fit all your essentials. The larger compartment will fit a large smartphone, sunglasses and a wallet with a room to spare. The smallest pocket will hold smaller items like pens, gums, keys, etc.

This fanny pack is perfect not only for party goers and concerts and festivals, but also for traveling and just everyday use. It’s a fun alternative to a regular dark fanny pack or hand bag.

Unfortunately, the strap will fit waists up to only 38” (97 cm).

Approximate overall dimensions: 12” x 6” x 3” (31 x 15 x 8 cm).

A person hiking

Best Fanny Packs for Men – Reviews

1. Dakine Hip Pack Pack Review

This Dakine fanny pack is great for outdoor activities. Our favorite among the best fanny packs for men. Store all your essentials in the Dakine fanny pack in order to have fast access to them while moving around or traveling!

The fanny pack has 2 zippered compartments and a zippered inside pocket for storing your valuables. An iPhone 7 Plus will fit in both outer zippered compartments. A compact camera will fit in the second (largest) zippered compartment. There is a key hook in there, as well. So, if you are planning to store a phone or a camera there, make sure that it somehow is protected from the keys – place it in a pouch or case.

The front compartment is lined with a soft material. So it is ideal for storing a phone, as it will be protected from scratches.

The Dakine waist bag is made of a quality durable and water resistant fabric. Your things will be safe in it if you happen to get caught in the rain.

2. Herschel Supply Co. Seventeen Fanny Pack Review

The Herschel Supply Co. Seventeen is a stylish and roomy fanny pack for travel and everyday use. It can hold quite a lot – a 16.9 fl oz (500 ml) disposable plastic water bottle and a large iPhone with some room to spare.

There are 2 compartments – a roomy main compartment and a front zippered pocket. An iPhone 5 will fit in comfortably in the front pocket, and a larger phone, for instance, an iPhone 7 Plus, – in the big compartment.

Unfortunately, there are no inside pockets, and it might be considered as a drawback by some users. There is a nice nylon lining on the inside of the fanny pack. Thanks to a durable fabric the bag is made from (polyester) and the lining, it is water resistant. Your items will be safe if you get wet in the rain.

The fanny pack has an adjustable trap. It’s length is 33” (84 cm). There is a little holder for excess strap.

There are other fanny packs by Herschel – the Fifteen, the Sixteen, the Eighteen. In my opinion, this fanny pack (the Seventeen) is the most stylish of them all.

Dimensions of the fanny pack: 10” x 6.75” x 3.25” (25 x 17 x 8 cm).

3. Visconti 720 Leather Fanny Pack Review

The Visconti leather fanny pack will be a perfect choice for those who would want to own a fanny pack, but not a canvas one and definitely not a sporty looking.

The Visconti fanny pack is made of good quality smooth oiled leather. The pockets of the fanny pack are lined. There are 3 compartments – a large main compartment, a front zippered pocket and a back zippered pocket. There is no inside pocket, but your money and valuables can be safely stored in a back zippered pocket.

The main compartment is roomy enough to hold a large smartphone in a case, a wallet, a checkbook with some room to spare.

There is one drawback, though. Bag’s waist strap only tightens to waist size of about 31″. If you are thinner, the only option is to wear the Visconti fanny pack around your hips, which isn’t always the most comfortable way.

Available in several colors.

Dimensions of this fanny pack: 11.8” x 5” x 3.5” (30 x 13 x 9 cm). Counting also the length of the fanny pack itself, it will go around a 48” (122 cm) waist, when the strap is fully extended.

4. FREETOO Waist Pack Review

The Freetoo fanny pack is slightly larger than other fanny packs reviewed in this article. It has several pockets, which is very nice – those pocket will keep all your things perfectly organized.

In total there are 6 zippered compartments and pockets: a small front zippered pocket, one larger front zippered pocket, a front pouch, a large back compartment and one smaller back pocket. As well as a small hidden zippered pocket inside the biggest compartment.

The Freetoo fanny pack is made of high quality tear resistant and sturdy polyester fabric and features zinc alloy electroplated zippers, which are very smooth and extremely durable. Making it one of the best fanny packs for men you can buy today. It is a quality fanny pack for a very reasonable price.

Just like the other fanny packs reviewed above it’s perfect for festivals and fairs, concerts, traveling, as well as for everyday use. Thanks to the sturdy polyester material the bag will protect your things even if you get wet in the rain. Even though it has a lot of pockets and it can store really a lot, it’s not too bulky. How much it can store? Put in a small plastic bottle (16.9 fl oz / 500 ml) and a large smartphone, and you’ll still be left with a room to spare.

Strap lenght – up to 42” (107 cm).

Dimensions of the Freetoo fanny pack: 13.8” x 5.5” x 3.5” (35 x 14 x 9 cm).

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Fanny Pack for Hiking

Mountainsmith Tour Lumbar Pack Review

A very functional fanny pack designed with outdoor enthusiasts in mind.

The bag features several compartments, so it’s super easy to keep your items organized.

There is a roomy main compartment with an interior foam padded sleeve for carrying a tablet computer. There is a small hanging zippered pocket as well, perfect for carrying your valuables. Zippered front panel pocket has a key clip. The Mountainsmith Tour pack has a smartphone compatible waist-belt pocket. It can hold also the largest phones, such as an iPhone 7 Plus.

There is a back panel stash pocket, which is ideal for storing passport and boarding pases, when you are traveling. The reinforced side bottle pocket can hold a 32 fl oz (946 ml) water bottle.

The Mountainsmith Tour lumbar pack features bottom compression straps, a headphone port, front panel bungee attachment system with attachment loops and FreeFlow ridged EVA back panel padding.

Its shoulder strap is removable, and instead of it you can attach shoulder straps (straplette) for dual shoulder carry. Unfortunately, it’s not a part of the Mountainsmith Tour pack, but an additional accessory which you will have to buy separately. Of course, if you’ll decide that you need it.

The lumbar pack’s waistbelt can be tucked away, so the bag can be carried as a messenger bag, as well.

The Mountainsmith Tour is made of Cordura fabric, which is very darbale and water resistant. Strap will fit waist sizes 28″ to 48″. The capacity of the bag is 9 liters.

Fanny Pack for Runners

Fitters Niche UltraSlim Running Belt Review

This extremely ultra lightweight (0.15 lbs / 68 grams) waist bag is a great accessory for athletes. It can be worn while running, hiking, walking, cycling and while working out. You can also wear it while traveling – as a money belt.

The running belt is thin yet firm. It is made from quality lightweight water resistant material. The belt’s very compact and slim, so it will hug your body nicely and lay flat under your clothing.

The Fitter Niche running belt has 1 large zippered compartment and an inside pocket. The main compartment can hold smartphones up to 6″, such as iPhone 7 Plus. Large phones in heavy duty cases will be a tight fit, though. Just take the case off before putting your phone in a pouch. Smaller phones, such as an iPhone 5C in a heavy duty case will fit in nicely.

Store your keys in the inner pocket to protect your phone from scratching.

There is a hole for a headphone cable. As well as a 3M reflective strip along the waistband, which will increase your visibility when running at night and during bad weather.

The waist strap will fit waist sizes 24 to 63 inches (60 – 160 cm). The running belt is available in black and in several fluorescent colors.

Overall dimensions of the Fitters Niche UltraSlim running belt are: 11″ x 4″ (28 x 10 cm).

If you have any more questions about travel gear, check out our other gear guides! Or contact us!

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