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How many bikinis would you take for a 2 week holiday?

(56 Posts)
suebfg Sat 29-Jun-13 20:18:25

Ashamed to say I only have 2. Now my husband will say that is plenty ...

dexter73 Sat 29-Jun-13 20:28:44

I took 4 for a week long holiday. One blew off the balcony one night though so that only left 3!!

FrauMoose Sat 29-Jun-13 20:31:19

None. I have a one-piece swimsuit. I managed to forget this on the day I went to the beach on my recent holiday, and went swimming in the Med in shorts and bra. (Nobody seemed to notice or care.)

FadBook Sat 29-Jun-13 20:31:31

I like lots of bikinis! I took 7 on my last 2 week holiday! grin

Hit primark, there's some lovely ones in there at the min. I use to mix and match bottoms and tops too

Yonihadtoask Sat 29-Jun-13 20:31:41

2 probably. but I like to travel light.

ChewingOnLifesGristle Sat 29-Jun-13 20:32:12

My dh would say that's plenty too. In fact he'd probably say it's one too many. Anyway that's why I don't bother asking his opinion...hmm

I'm planning to take 4 tops and a few mix and match bottoms. Mn says mix and match bikinis are ok (I asked the other daywink)

bigTillyMint Sat 29-Jun-13 20:32:26

Probably 4 or 5 bikini's/costumes. If it's a hot holiday, it's what you wear most of the time.

badguider Sat 29-Jun-13 20:35:55

I've never owned more than 2 at any time, enough to keep the strap marks varied... you just rinse them out and dry them overnight... why would you need more?

WhoKnowsWhereTheTimeGoes Sat 29-Jun-13 20:39:36

I wear one pieces, but never own more than two or think that would be necessary. One on, one hanging up to dry.

BellaVita Sat 29-Jun-13 20:50:20


sittinginthesun Sat 29-Jun-13 20:54:56

People own more than two bikinis???

One to wear, one hanging up to dry.

Onetwo34 Sat 29-Jun-13 20:55:40

I would take 3.

Filofax Sat 29-Jun-13 21:24:12

I would take 4.

landofsoapandglory Sat 29-Jun-13 21:41:26

I'm taking 3 on my week long holiday. All the same style just different colours, so I don't end up with lots of strap marks!

mejypoo Sat 29-Jun-13 21:45:31

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

Mrsrobertduvall Sat 29-Jun-13 21:47:42

I 'm taking 2 for a one week break.
We have a washing machine.

AWimbaWay Sat 29-Jun-13 21:54:22

One swimming costume, I'm now feeling a bit odd.

AWimbaWay Sat 29-Jun-13 21:55:26

I don't sunbathe though as I burn so easily, only wear the costume to actually swim.

dexter73 Sat 29-Jun-13 22:01:30

I take more than 2 pairs of pants as well even though I could wash 1 pair at night and dry them out!

TheBuskersDog Sat 29-Jun-13 23:55:03

I think it depends what you do, if you just lie around on a lounger all day then you need less. I might go in the pool with my sons in the morning and then after lunch go to the beacn and then another dip in the pool later, so will change between activities. I usually take 4-5 bikinis.

TheBuskersDog Sat 29-Jun-13 23:55:48


notaverynicemum Sun 30-Jun-13 00:01:03

I have 6 put aside to take for my fortnights holiday but may only take 4 - depending how well the packing goes.

FrugalFashionista Sun 30-Jun-13 09:27:52

2. We used to have a pool, and I never ever used more than 3 pairs. On most beaches, if you lose something, you can buy a replacement on the spot.

gindrinker Sun 30-Jun-13 14:05:43

One swimsuit. I'm too pale to get too much flesh out... Boots doesn't stock enough sun cream to protect me in a bikini for two weeks!

greyvix Sun 30-Jun-13 14:08:19

2. One to wear, and one to wash from the previous day.

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