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10 Best RFID Travel Purses

The best RFID travel purses for the frequent traveler combine security with comfort and convenience. Whether your travel time is mostly spent running between meetings, traipsing around on walking tours or hitting the hottest shopping districts, you’re probably looking for a bag is easy to carry around as well as easy to keep organized. Since it might also double as your “personal item” on a plane, something that’s roomy enough for everything you need but still compact enough to fit under a seat is also a plus. A hands-free bag is ideal because it leaves you free to look at maps or your phone for navigation or perform other tasks while keeping your belongings safe.

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1. Travelon Anti-Theft Classic Essential Messenger Bag


Travelon Anti-Theft Classic Essential Messenger Bag, Black, One Size best rfid travel purses

This low-cost crossbody messenger bag offers RFID-blocking slots for both passports and cards with the addition of cut-proof straps to prevent someone from slashing and stealing it while you’re wearing it. Locking compartments provide extra security and also allow to you lock the bag to chairs or tables to guard against snatch-and-grabs. An LED light comes in handy if your phone or other light source has died. Multiple compartments mean it’s easy to organize your belongings and to find them quickly when you need to.


2. Vera Bradley RFID Mini Hipster


Vera Bradley womens Iconic RFID Mini Hipster, Signature Cotton, Daisy Dot Paisley, One Size best RFID travel purses

If fashion is your first priority and you just need a small affordable bag for necessities, this stylish bag measures 8″x6.5″x.75″ but offers a lot of features in a compact package. Made of cotton, this RFID purse will protect your credit and debit cards and saves you having to lug a wallet along by providing slots for ID, cards and a charger. The 56-inch shoulder strap is adjustable, and there is a top zipper for extra security.


3. Baggallini Pocket Lightweight Crossbody Bag


Baggallini Pocket Crossbody with RFID, Apple best RFID travel purses

This is an affordable option that doesn’t just offer protection from thieves but from the weather as well. Compact and with a zipper closure, this water-resistant RFID crossbody bag includes several pockets to help you keep your belongings organized and is made of lightweight nylon to ensure your all-day comfort. A back pocket allows easy access to important documents or other items you want easy access to.


4. Lewis N. Clark Anti-Theft Messenger Bag


Lewis N. Clark Secura Women's Anti-Theft Sling Messenger Crossbody Bag W/RFID Blocking Pockets Travel Purse, Black, One Size best RFID travel purses

This is a cheap but attractive option for a theft protection purse. In addition to RFID blocking, the straps and panels on the bag contain stainless steel cable and are made of anti-slash fabric. You can also lock the bag itself or lock it to a chair or other item where you are sitting. It’s water-resistant and includes a top zipper for extra security. This is a versatile bag that can be used just for travel or for your daily commute.


5. NeatPack Crossbody Bag for Women


NeatPack Crossbody Bag for Women with Anti Theft RFID Pocket (Grey) best RFID travel purses

This canvas RFID purse is low-cost but durable and offers multiple pockets so you can carry your cards, ID, keys, and phones along with extras. The thick padded strap is comfortable, and the zippers are rugged and high-quality. A Velcro closure back pocket can hold a small tablet while the main compartment offers zippered and open pockets for your convenience. There are also three front pockets and a side pocket to keep your water bottle separate from your valuables.

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6. MINICAT RFID Blocking Crossbody Bag

MINICAT RFID Blocking Travel Small Crossbody Bag Nylon Mini Crossbody Purse Handbag For Women (Beige) best RFID travel purses

If you’re looking for a cheap bag that still provides security, this nylon RFID purse has several pockets, including credit card slots, to keep your belongings both safe and accessible. The adjustable shoulder strap means you can use it as a crossbody bag or carry it on one shoulder, and its simple design will appeal to the minimalist. You could feel comfortable going from the outdoors to the city with this bag.


7. S SUNINESS Women RFID Crossbody Bags


S SUNINESS Anti Theft Crossbody bags - Women Sling Purse Lightweight PU Leather Wallet Wristlet Bags with Adjustable, Chain and Wristlet Strap (Pink) best RFID travel purses

If you’re looking for a pretty, feminine purse that doesn’t shout that you’re on the road but still offers RFID protection, this might be the right choice for you. The multiple straps mean you can wear or carry it in a number of different ways, including as a crossbody bag or a wrist bag. This is a cheap alternative that essentially gives you multiple bags in one and includes several pockets for your convenience.


8. Mundi Protect & Connect RFID Blocking Women’s Crossbody Bag

Mundi Protect & Connect RFID Blocking Womens Crossbody Bag Wallet With Bonus Portable Charger (Rose Floral) best RFID travel purses

This is a cheap, attractive, practical RFID handbag that has three credit card pockets, one slip pocket, and three zippered pockets. It also comes with a portable charger so you can keep your electronics charged throughout the day. This is a great lightweight, compact option if you’re looking for something just big enough to keep your necessities safe.


9. Venture 4th Travel Neck Pouch Neck Wallet with RFID Blocking


Venture 4th Travel Neck Pouch With RFID Blocking - Travel Wallet Passport Holder (Grey) best RFID travel purses

Compact and cheap, this bag fits around your neck and under your clothes. Despite its small size, it can still carry a passport, money, cards and other necessities. Mesh backing keeps it cool even when worn against your skin. Made of nylon, this bag is also water-resistant and resistant to tears. An ID window allows for easy access whether you’re boarding a plane or going to an event.


10. LXY Anti Theft Crossbody Bag with RFID Blocking


LXY Anti Theft Crossbody Bag with RFID Blocking, Man Purse Bags Small Messenger Bag Travel Shoulder Bag Purse Fits 10.1" Tablet, Black best RFID travel purses

This affordable messenger bag offers six pockets and can fit a 10-inch tablet along with your ID, keys, wallet and other items. Lightweight and scratch- and water-resistant, it can serve as a handbag, a shoulder bag or a crossbody bag. It’s durable enough to use on your daily commute as well as on your travels. If you’re looking for a secure bag with a unisex look, this is one of the best RFID travel purses you can buy.

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By BCR Staff

July 2019

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