Review: Tribe Bags’ travel wallets, luxury travel accessories for women

by admin on January 5, 2013

Travel organiser for mums

I consider myself a well-travelled individual, but, since having a family, going away is usually chaotic. Arguments over who has the passports, boarding passes and ID cards, resulting in panicked searches of all our bags, are the usual state of play. I forget essentials things (like nappies!) and get travel arrangements wrong. I have been known to throw the entire contents of my bag all over the floor in the middle of the airport as I hunt for the all important travel documents, as Mr C and the little C’s look on at my slightly crazy behaviour. Considering the amount of family travel we do, you’d think I’d have worked it out by now.

I was very excited after I received my emerald Changi Travel Wallet, the latest travel accessories for women, courtesy of baby changing bag manufacturer, Tribe Bags. Could it solve all my problems? I was able to road test the wallet immediately as we were off to Phuket a couple of days later.

Made from beautiful crocodile embossed leather in a range of gorgeous colours, including Khaki and Ruby, these luxury travel wallets are certainly stylish. I think they should come in turquoise too.

Inside the leather travel wallet were dividers labelled ‘Tickets’, ‘Receipts’, ‘Passports’ and ‘Others’. There was a slip pocket for boarding passes, a zip pocket for currencies and another multi-use zip pocket. There were also 6 credit card slots. It all felt very organised.
In went our 4 passports, boarding passes, ID cards and credit cards. I also managed to squeeze my phone in, although it was a bit of a tight fit. At the airport, every time we were asked to show our travel documents, instead of hunting through my bag (or my husband’s), I knew where everything was straight away, so no crazy behaviour necessary. I could just pull out the travel wallet and easily find what I needed.
The verdict: I love the Changi travel wallets. They are super stylish, the perfect size and keep everything in once place. Just what I need to make journeys easier and less stressful, and I will definitely be taking mine on all my travels. They really are essential travel accessories for women (and would make a great gift too!).

We give it 5/5

Changi leather travel wallets are available from SGD $199. (They ship worldwide.)

approx. 15cm (height) x 23 (width) x 3cm (depth)

Thanks to Tribe Bag for sending me the wallet to review.




Willyn January 7, 2013 at 9:34 am

I love it when it in color red. Does it available in red?

Phylicia from Tribe January 14, 2013 at 8:29 am

Hi Willyn,

We don’t have the wallet in red but we do have it in a lovely ruby shade. You can check it out and order online here:

We hope you’ll become a Tribe supporter :)


admin January 17, 2013 at 5:35 am

I think they should do bright colours too :)

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