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Top gifts for Scouts this season

by Ashley Newland |

The Scrubba wash bag has been included in Scouting Magazine's seven top gear items to give a scout or scouter this holiday season.

Here's what they said about the Scrubba wash bag:

"Laundry in the great outdoors … yes, it’s now a reality with this unique sanitizing product. The Scrubba is a roll-top dry bag with an internal scrubbing area to help work a smelly shirt clean. Add a piece of clothing, water and some soap. Then knead and scrub until your backwoods clothes are fresh again."

Click here to review their full list of great gifts for scouts or travelers.

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Extreme portability - The Scrubba wash bag - cool new video

by Ashley Newland |

Washing machines are great, but they aren't really portable. Take for instance a hike up a mountain. The washing machine weighs almost as much as you do. Even if you get it to the top, how are you going to power it? Enter the Scrubba wash bag, the world's first pocket-sized washing machine that you can take and use anywhere. Requiring no electricity and featuring a flexible internal washboard, a machine quality wash can be performed in minutes. Plus, being waterproof, it doubles as a dry bag. A must for every packing list, the Scrubba wash bag is available from thescrubba.com.

This cool new video shows how you can travel clean, light and free with the Scrubba wash bag:




The Scrubba wash bag is the new way how to wash clothes when camping, backpacking or traveling.  It is therefore a great gift for travelers, campers and backpackers.

The Scrubba wash bag is patented in Australia and New Zealand. Patent pending in 50 international countries. Scrubba is a trade mark of Calibre8 Pty Ltd.

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Don't let Laundry Weigh Down your Adventures

by Ashley Newland |

Take the Scrubba wash bag on your next adventure.  It will lighten your pack and allow you to travel cleaner regardless of what your adventures entail.

The Scrubba wash bag folds to pocket size and weighs only 180 g (6 oz).  It's perfect for extreme adventures where you would rather just carry the bare essentials or simply for taking on vacation to avoid paying for hotel laundry services.  

To use the Scrubba wash bag, simply add water, dirty clothes and cleaning liquid; seal the bag and expel excess air; then rub for 30 seconds to 3 minutes (3 minutes provides a machine quality wash).  To rinse, simply replace the dirty water with clean water and shake the bag, then it is just a matter of hanging your clothes to dry.

The Scrubba wash bag is the new way how to wash clothes while traveling, backpacking, RVing, on a cruise or on vacation. It also makes an ideal gift for travelers and should be on everyone's packing list.

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A Challenge for Light Travel - 3kg for 3 weeks in 3 countries

by Ashley Newland |

In 2012, the team at the Scrubba wash bag were challenged to prove that the Scrubba wash bag can allow you to pack and travel lighter and cleaner.

Not being a team that likes to back down from challenges we set to prove that the Scrubba wash bag could allow us to travel for 3 weeks in Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos with less than 3kg of luggage each, including our backpack and clothes on our back. 

The following video shows how to pack light and travel clean:


We will be posting a detailed summary of what we packed in our next blog.

In the meantime, if you want to travel with less gear and less effort, buy a Scrubba wash bag now.  Otherwise, the Scrubba wash bag makes a great gift or present for family or friends who are traveling for their holiday or vacation.

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