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We are taking a road trip next week and I'm not sure how to handle the diapers. We'll be on the road for 2 days there, staying with family for 5 nights, and 2 days back. I was planning on using disposables on the road and cloth once we are there, but I bet someone here has some ideas for using cloth while driving. We use a mix of PFs with wraps, bumkins, and FBs (mostly at night, but I think they'll be handy while traveling). What would you do?
 

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We drove from MI to NV and just did sposies for the drive. Mainly because it was itty bitty lliving space and I wasn't sure how we'd handle the smell of diapers. But, I think had I planned better, I could have had a diaper pail in the van and used my cloth dipes. Since I flew one way, I didn't have the option of bringing the diaper pail with me from NV.
 

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i would just bring a big wet bag and throw all the dipes in there during the trip. are you dealing with toddler poop, or just baby poop?? i never even rinse breastmilk poop at home so i would just throw them in the bag and wash as normal. if it is toddler poop, maybe keep a separate bag for the poopy diapers.
 

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Me personally (assuming your DC doesn't react to sposises) would do what your planning use sposies on the road and cloth at your desination. I wouldn't have enough cloth to cover that span of time and wouldn't want to have to deal with dirties in hotels or be greeting my hostess with hello I need a washer <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/lol.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="lol">
 

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interested in what people have to say...we're taking a road trip too, and I'd rather use cloth, but not sure if its impractical.<br><br>
(...feel the same way about our trip to Disneyland in the fall...)
 

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We use cloth on our long road trips; we keep the used diapers in a zippered wet bag sprinkled with a bit of baking soda. We use disposable liners to make clean up a bit easier in the rest areas. We use a similar mix of diapers and strategically used our pocket diapers during the drive, mostly in areas where the rest areas are sparse and when we drive at night.
 

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We've taken cloth on trips many times. I put our diaper pail in the minivan with us, with it's snug lid (as we rarely use the lid at home). I made sure all diapers that would be needed on the drive were assembled and ready to roll, then put them all in a cloth shopping bag, tucked some cloth wipes in beside them, and put that right beside the pail.
 

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me too
 

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I used to use cloth when we travelled, but honestly, I'm too lazy now. I keep a stash of disposables on hand for travel.<br><br>
Anyway, when we did travel with cloth, we usually used a large trash bag to store the dirty diapers -- the wet bags we use in our diaper pail at home wick a little, which isn't appealing for car trips and floors. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="smile">
 
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