Maui beach theft?

Aug 23rd, 2006, 09:01 AM
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Maui beach theft?

How do you secure your valuables (keys, cash, credit cards, etc) when you are at the beach, out in the water, far from shore?
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Aug 23rd, 2006, 09:05 AM
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That's fine if you are at the beach where you are staying...but what about a beach that you have reached by car? You certainly do not want to leave valuables in a car.
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Aug 23rd, 2006, 09:20 AM
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We have a couple water proof plastic cases that are big enough for the car key, credit card/cash... It has a cord on it...

We purchased our first one at a dive shop and the second one at Target. They come in different sizes and colors...
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Aug 23rd, 2006, 12:36 PM
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We do the same as previous poster. If going to a beach, I only take a drivers licence, 1 credit card, and perhaps a $20 bill. They go into a cheap plastic case which I wear either around my neck or waist. My cases leak and the money gets wet. I'm thinking of putting stuff in a ziplock bag, then in the plastic case. Bought case at Maui Dive Shop. I've been doing this for about 10 years now and it works fine for me.
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Aug 23rd, 2006, 02:45 PM
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You've sold me!! I'll get one of those, thanks for the suggestions and thanks to cygnusx1 for posting this question.
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Aug 23rd, 2006, 05:42 PM
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Check out the products from a company called Seal Line. Their stuff works well. I have two different sizes of slim plastic zipper bags that have never leaked while I've been snorkeling.

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Aug 23rd, 2006, 06:01 PM
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Thanks, bill.
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Aug 24th, 2006, 06:45 AM
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Another type of bag is an Aquapak (or aquapac?). We bought one for our camera and it worked great. No water damage. You can do a google search to find out where to purchase.
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