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my gf doesn’t want a money belt.  if we’re going to be together the whole trip, is there any reason we can’t share a money belt?  will her passport, some cash, and a couple credit cards fit comfortably in one that i carry?
 
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It’ll fit fine, but it might be a good idea for her to carry her own ID.

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I’d highly suggest you urge her to get her own money belt; you really stop noticing it yourself after a while, but I couldn’t imagine cramming TWO people’s goods into one of em.

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Sometimes it is best to think of the worst case scenario. What if you were separated some how? She’d be screwed! She really needs to keep some the basics with her.

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Like others have said, try to convince her to bring her own. The basics (credit card, passport, cash) will certainly fit into one belt, but it’s safer to have two. After a couple days, you basically forget you’re wearing one. Women may like them less depending on the clothes they like to wear, but just don’t wear it if you’re going out to a club or something.

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You certainly don’t mean like one of those fanny packs, right?  Because those things are so hideous, you could consider them birth control devices.

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What if you loose the moneybelt?? Without money, credit cards and id’s for both, then you would really really be screwed, is this a responsibility you want to deal with?

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She doesn’t have to use a moneybelt. She can carry them however she wants. But just make clear that if she loses stuff, you won’t help her out, and you won’t miss any flights or trains because of it. (Well, actually, I’m not sure how well this would go down in practice!) Seriously, if she doesn’t want to use a moneybelt, insist she take out good insurance and let her be responsible for herself.