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Me with a few bags. Photo by: Johan Ardefors "What sounds to be one of the most disgusting sites on the web is actually one of the funniest. A comprehensive collection of "barf bags" from airlines worldwide, this site has pictures and descriptions for each one (none are shown used). If you've ever been curious about the world of the barf bag, this is the place for you!"
Boscoplace "Superior Design Award" April 2000
Photo by: Johan Ardefors  

This bag is BIG

In a bid to knock Niek Vermeulen off his perch as the world's biggest baggist, Virgin Atlantic has issued a bag big enough for you to climb into.

This latest Virgin advertising stunt takes a sideswipe at budget airlines. The text is a bit longer than most baggists are used to reading, but I do recommend you read through to the bottom - it mentions our noble avocation!

Credit goes to Michael Christopher Scott who sent the picture and to Christian Mundigo & his wife Braden Rhetts who snagged the bag from a billboard in NYC.
Click for big picture!


Media attention

Sweden's second biggest morning paper, Svenska Dagbladet, featured a small story on sicksack.com. Only in Swedish, sorry...
Read this article and more media attention here

 

Fad nauseam Winnipeg Free Press

On December 4, 2008, the USA business magazine Forbes did include Rune's barf Bag Collection in an article about odd collections.


Rune's Barf Bag Collection now exhibits:

1657 different bags from
  559 airlines in
  142 countries!

How I count bags: I count all barf bags, airline, bus, train, boat, generic (but only once!) and advertisement bags as long as they are barf bags. I don't count or collect plain white bags or non barf bags.

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The Newbie Bag
The most newly acquired bag on display
Click for a full scale picture!

Qatar Airways 5

Yet another total redesign from Qatar. Tear off top, vertical closing wire on back and flat base. Instructions 'Please fold over' and 'Use clip to close firmly'

Thanks to Frank Mulliri for bringing this bag to
Rune's Barf Bag Collection!

Recent additions to the collection:

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SunExpress (Turkish: G�neş Ekspres Havacılık A.Ş.) is an airline based in Antalya, Turkey. It operates scheduled and charter flights to destinations in Europe. Tear of top and pointy bottom, bagmaker dizayn in pleat. Thanks to Wolfgang H. L�thje .


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Asian Wings Airways is an airline based in Myanmar. It began service on 27 January 2011. Tear off top and instructions on back.Thanks to Wolfgang H. L�thje.


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"We care for you" on this paper bag from Indian airline Go Air. Flat base and peel-off -tab for closing.Thanks to Varghese John.


Click to view a bigger image!Air Mediterranean new_small.gif (201 bytes)

A smart double sided bag with Air Mediterranean  on front and Hermes Airlines on back. Click bag to see! Bagmaker NP on flat base. Thanks to Josef Gebele.


Click to view a bigger image!Balair 2 new_small.gif (201 bytes)

A vintage bag from this Swiss airline. Red and silver stripe around the bag, real luxury! ELAG logo on flat base. Thanks to Juan C De Marco.


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This Brazilian airline has a plastic bag with textile strings for closing and instructions in Portuguese, Spanish and English. Thanks to Kristian Bengtson.

Barf Bag Stories

Read and share your barf bag stories here!

Barf Bag Store

If you want to buy barf bags, this is the way to go! Sick Saver Barf Bags

Translations

Barf bag, puke bag, air sickness bag, vomit bag,  belch bag, spew bag, Disposal bag,Kotszak, Prullenzakje, Spuckt�te, Kotzt�te, Spuckbeutel, Bulanti Torbasi, Luftkrankheits-tasche, Sac Vomitoire, Saco de enjoo, Sac pour mal de l'air, Bolsa de mareo, Bolsa para desperdicios, Br�kpose, Kantong kebersihan, Beg Mabuk Udara, Torba chorobowa, Etiquette bukuro, Oksennuspussi, Reisesykepose,  Pahoinvointipussi, Sacchetto Per Il Mal D'aria, Kr�kp�se, Spyp�se, Gero-Bukuro, Sanitarinis Maiselis, M�llbeutel, Sakit Haka'ah... whatever you call it, I'm collecting them!
Wanna donate a bag  (unused, please!) to my collection? Drop me a line! I will give you credit on this page (if you wish).

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Barf bags = Art?

Yes, of course! Follow Reiner F. Schulz global art project here. http://www.schulz-art.com/

Check http://detritus-series.com/ as well for another art project with barf bags!


Click here to watch a hilarious film clip about the detergent Barf! 5 MB big file

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