In the market for a new backpack? Might we suggest checking out the SwissGear Travel Gear 1900 ScanSmart TSA Laptop Backpack. The bag is spacious an durable — a daily carry that will protect your gear and last you for years. Now, don’t take our word for it: the bestseller has an average of 4.5 stars after nearly 7,000 Amazon reviews. Even better, the bag normally sells for $130 but is on sale for $50 today.
Made of 12000D ripstop codura fabric, the Travel 1900 fits 26 liters’ worth of supplies. It has two specially sized pockets for a tablet and a laptop no larger than 17 inches. Water bottles, pens, charging cables, and books get their own pockets, and there’s a quick-access zippered chamber in the front that’s great for, say, sunglasses or secret documents. The bag’s straps and back panel are heavily padded and designed to allow airflow between your body and the bag (read: less swamp back when you’re carrying it)
As its name suggests, the Travel Gear is an excellent travel companion. Its laptop compartment unzips so the whole bag can lie flat on the conveyor belt, which lets you pass through security without removing your electronics. It’s a terrible feature for masochists, but a great feature for those of us who just want to get to the Cinnabon.
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