What Do You Carry In A Tote Bag?

You see people carrying tote bags everywhere. Walking down the street, in the store, at work, in the gym, at the beach, around campus. Like we said, literally everywhere. Ever wonder what people carry in a tote bag?

A canvas tote bag provides you with a great way to tote around multiple items. With its durability, the canvas material can also withstand carrying heavier weighted items. What people put in their tote ultimately depends on the size of the bag they are using and where they are using it.  

What Do You Carry in a Tote Bag?

Depending upon the size, some of the essential items you might carry in a tote bag include:

  • Cell Phone
  • Wallet
  • Keys
  • Laptop
  • Notebook & Pen
  • Water Bottle
  • Snacks
  • Headphones
  • Sunglasses
  • Lotion
  • Tissues
  • Medication
  • Hand Sanitizer

Medium/Large Tote Bags

This would be your most common tote bag size. A medium to large tote provides you with plenty of room to store everything you need for the day. Whether you are headed to the office, class, or anywhere else, this size tote is versatile and can be utilized in just about any scenario!

Extra Large Tote Bags

An extra large tote bag is great for when you need to tote around a bit more than you normally would! This size is great if you are headed to the market, to the beach, or going away for the weekend. This tote is also great if you are heading to retail stores for a day of shopping.

Extra Small/Small Tote Bags

Although on the smaller size, these totes can still hold a lot! An extra small or small sized tote bag is perfect to use as a lunch tote or on the go storage. These also work great for small children, whether it’s being used at school or they’re heading to the market with you!

Clutch/Zipper Pouch

A common question people ask is should I carry a smaller bag inside a larger tote? This all depends on your personal preference. The positive to having a zipper pouch that you keep within your tote bag is that it will keep all of your smaller items in one place. The last thing you want to have to do is be rummaging at the bottom of your bag for your keys if you are in a hurry.

Some common items you might carry in a zipper pouch include:

  • Keys
  • Lip Balm
  • Money or Credit Cards
  • Cell Phone
  • Perfume or Body Spray
  • Mints or Gum
  • Face Mask
  • Tea Bags

As you can see, there are a variety of different items you can carry in a tote bag! Trying to decide which tote bag style is best for your promotional needs? Our knowledgeable Sales Representatives are available to  answer your questions and help match you to the right product that meets your needs!

3 thoughts on “What Do You Carry In A Tote Bag?

  1. I agree with what you said that medium to large tote bags are the perfect size because they are versatile and could be used in almost any scenario. I’m an incoming college freshman, which is why I want to buy a tote bag to use. I could use it for class, when I go to the gym, or even during casual hangouts with friends.

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