Digital cameras are sensitive equipment, and you need to protect them in a well-padded camera case. The camera case you get depends on factors such as how you use (and store) your camera and how much money you have to spend:
Using the case that came with your camera: Some digital cameras do come with their own cases, but most of these cases are pretty flimsy and not up to the job of keeping your camera safe from harm.
Getting a discount case: You can pick up a decent, padded case for about $10 at a discount store, like the one shown in this figure.
Look for a serviceable padded camera case like this one at your local discount store.
Heading for the camera store: If you want to spend a little more, your closest camera store has top-of-the-line digital camera cases and full-fledged digital camera bags that have room for all your batteries and other gear.
You can get high-end camera cases and camera bags like these at a camera store.
You’re spending a lot of money on a camera, so do yourself a favor and invest a little more on a proper protective case.