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So I’ve read that it’s best if you bring your own sleep sack so that you can save some dough and not have to rent bed linen from the hostels.
 
Any thoughts on cotton vs silk vs silk/cotton combo sleep sacks???
 

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doesn’t matter
the cheapest thing is to take an old queen size sheet, sew it together, and bring it
if you don’t like it at the end, leave it in europe
if you want to spend money on a sleep sack

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Well I know that I can buy a nice one in a store, but ebay has some for $10. I’ll need it for 4 months so it’s got to last me at least that long.
 
Just wanted to know if anyone had any thoughts on cotton verus silk.
 
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Keep in mind that a lot of hostels nowadays don’t let you use your own sheets due to the risk of bed bugs.

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Keep in mind that a lot of hostels nowadays don’t let you use your own sheets due to the risk of bed bugs.

 
Really?? I thought they would want people to bring their own so that they have less laundry…    I did not know that.

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half the places i stayed at had linen included……….the other times i used my own

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It totally depends where you are; in Scandinavia I had my own sleepsheet to “save money” but I don’t think I saved more than 20 bucks in 1 month, really… and it got HEAVY after a while, and took up a lot of space in my pack.
 
When I was in Germany/Spain/Belgium/Switzerland….. most of the places included sheets in the price, and the ones that didn’t it was only like .50 Euro. Well worth it, IMO.

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