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The Top 20 Weekender Bags for Women

Looking to get out of the city for a few days? Here's how to do it in high style.

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Balmain 1945 Keepall Monogram Jacquard Duffel

1945 Keepall Monogram Jacquard Duffel

A little throwback glamour, courtesy of this ultra-luxe weekender printed with a heritage monogram design conjured up by Pierre Balmain himself.

Bric's Firenze 18" Duffel

Firenze 18" Duffel

The Duchess of Cambridge and Amal Clooney are fans of the Lake Como-based brand—need we say more?

Longchamp Le Pliage 18" Large Travel Bag

Le Pliage 18" Large Travel Bag

Longchamp's signature bags are ubiquitous for good reason—they are lightweight, roomy, foldable, and travel supremely well.

Longchamp Boxford Large Duffel

Boxford Large Duffel

Should you feel like venturing outside of the usual Longchamp repertoire, opt for this sturdy number, crafted in thick, durable nylon and accented with smart leather details.

Béis Weekend Travel Bag

Weekend Travel Bag

With a clever bottom compartment for shoes and even a laptop sleeve, there is no sacrificing form for function with this bag.

Cuyana Triple Zipper Weekender

Triple Zipper Weekender

This Cuyana weekender is as feminine and elegant as it is practical: there are multiple pockets for organizing your things, plus the cotton canvas is ultra-durable.

L.L. Bean Boat and Tote, Open-Top

Boat and Tote, Open-Top

A Very T&C essential for mastering the Coastal Grandmother aesthetic.

Paravel Fold-Up Bag

Fold-Up Bag

Not only is it foldable, super light, monogrammable, and full of nifty details—like a back pocket that converts to a sleeve so it can slide easily over luggage handles—this bag gets extra points for being made from upcycled plastic bottles.

Ganni Large Duffle Bag

Large Duffle Bag

Leopard print is a perennial classic—it also happens to go with everything.

Nike Women's Duffel

Women's Duffel

For travelers whose idea of a weekend getaway means three days of hiking, tennis, golf, swimming, and yoga.

Away The Medium Everywhere Bag

The Medium Everywhere Bag

Perfect for a 24-hour trip, the medium-sized version of Away's popular bag has just enough room for a set of clothes, toiletries, a laptop, and essentials.

Giuliva Heritage Mary Poppins Leather-Trimmed Suede Tote

Mary Poppins Leather-Trimmed Suede Tote

Weekend trips aren't necessities just for summer, of course. This rich suede piece will take you right into autumn.

Louis Vuitton Keepall Bandoulière 45

Keepall Bandoulière 45

A Louis Vuitton Keepall is always a worthy investment. Add in prints of Roman statue heads by Fornasetti for high-minded art cred.

Paravel Main Line Duffle

Main Line Duffle

Paravel's sustainably-crafted duffle is well-designed, roomy, and can be monogrammed via embroidery or hand-painting.

Frye Logan Overnight Leather Duffel

Logan Overnight Leather Duffel

A sturdy leather weekender in a rich cognac hue has universal appeal—and is universally flattering.

Hermès Odyssee Terre Duffel

Odyssee Terre Duffel

Discreet luxury at its finest, this Hermès bag is crafted of Goéland canvas and Spad leather in a very summer-appropriate coral hue.

Delsey Chatelet Air 2 Duffel Bag

Chatelet Air 2 Duffel Bag

This Delsey wins points for its sleek design and eco-friendly attributes: the fabric is made with recycled water bottles and the trim is vegan leather.

Adidas x Marimekko Allover Print Sports Duffel

Adidas x Marimekko Allover Print Sports Duffel

A bright Marimekko design is a surefire way for your weekender to stand out in a sea of plain duffels.

Proenza Schouler Morris XL Raffia Tote

Morris XL Raffia Tote

Raffia for the beach, but make it fashion.

Mark & Graham Hand-Painted Canvas Shopper

Hand-Painted Canvas Shopper

With 18 different stripe colorways to choose from to personalize this tote, why stop at just one?

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22 Cute Weekender Bags to Use for Your Next Getaway

Warning: These travel bags will inspire some serious wanderlust.

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As we gear up for what may be the hottest summer for travel ever, it’s time to revamp our tired old duffels or swap out your beloved canvas tote bags and upgrade to something fresher, nicer, and more practical. Enter: cute weekender bags.

Whatever your summer holds (weddings, islands, lake houses, The Hamptons , or all of the above), the best weekender bags will hold everything you’ll need to enjoy your travel plans. Whether you’re looking for a classic leather tote bag or something more utilitarian, elevate your weekend travel with our best picks below.

Monos Metro Duffel

Metro Duffel

This weekender design has everything you need for a quick trip or as an essentials bag for a longer vacay.

Material: Nylon or vegan leather

Dimensions: Width: 16.3 inches × length: 7.2 inches x height: 11.2 inches

Customer review: “I absolutely love this weekender bag. It is so versatile and easily accessible. I love the detachable pouch which is very convenient. I definitely recommend this bag for short and long trips.”

Calpak Stevyn Duffel

Stevyn Duffel

Perfectly plush and practical, Calpak’s weekender comes in super cute colors and has all the compartments you could need, including one for shoes!

Material: Polyester

Dimensions: Width: 19.5 inches x length: 10.5 inches x height: 14 inches

Customer review: “Very excited about this bag. The color is perfect for my taste. Able to pack enough clothes and shoes for 4 days!”

Azaria Madeleine Weekender

Madeleine Weekender

A classic vintage weekender, this bag from Azaria can take you across Europe to California to Oaxaca and back.

Material: High-quality vintage vegan leather

Dimensions: Width: 20.5 inches x length: 12 inches x height: 12 inches

Customer review: “This is the most beautiful and functional bag ever!! It is the perfect size for all my traveling needs, even longer trips!”

Tumi Just In Case® Duffel

Just In Case® Duffel

Durable and lightweight, Tumi’s duffel can hold all your essentials without weighing you down.

Material: Nylon

Dimensions: Width: 18.9 inches x length: 10.3 inches x height: 10.3 inches

Samara Radhi Weekender

Radhi Weekender

For a vegan leather option, this weekender by Samara is a great choice!

Material: Vegan leather and suede

Dimensions: Width: 18 inches x length: 8 inches x height: 10 inches

Customer review: “The color, the size, the shape, the laptop pocket, the versatility. All of it. This is my fifth item from Samara and it’s consistently one of the best sustainable, high-quality brands out there right now.”

Consuela Taylor Weekender

Taylor Weekender

Perfect for road trips, weekend trips, and everything in between!

Dimensions: Width: 22 inches x length: 13.5 inches x height: 9 inches

Vera Bradley Featherweight Travel Bag

Featherweight Travel Bag

If you grew up carrying a Vera Bradley tote or duffel, upgrade yourself to this modern-day version. Perfectly puffy, this can double as a weekender or a pillow, tbh.

Material: Recycled water-repellent nylon

Dimensions: Width: 16 inches x length: 13.5 inches x height: 8.5 inches

Customer review: “Love the featherweight travel bag. The print is cute and the bag is well-made. Perfect for our weekends at the lake!”

Carl Friedrik Palissy Weekend Bag

Palissy Weekend Bag

Sleek and classic lines form this structured weekender, perfect for a business trip or girls’ weekend.

Material: Vegetable-tanned Vachetta leather

Dimensions: Width: 19.3 inches x length: 9.8 inches x height: 9.6 inches

Customer review: “An amazing bag. It is made with love and class in mind.”

Rimowa Never Still Canvas Weekender

Never Still Canvas Weekender

Rimowa is everyone’s top choice when it comes to luggage and travel, so why would a weekender be any different? Classic and sleek, this bag will get you where you need to go.

Material: Canvas, full grain leather

Dimensions: Width: 17.72 inches x length: 7.87 inches x height: 14.17 inches

Away The Everywhere Bag

The Everywhere Bag

If you’re into the more subdued, yet chic travel look, try this weekender from Away.

Material: Nylon, leather

Dimensions: Width: 16.3 inches x length: 7.3 inches x height: 10.2 inches

Customer review: “I am very pleased with my Everywhere Bag! It’s very handy for all my carry-on needs. It was very roomy held all my extra purchases I made at the airport. It’s also extremely well-made and very stylish.”

Prada Leather Travel Bag

Leather Travel Bag

True luxury is a Prada weekender bag. Enough said!

Material: Leather

Dimensions: Width: 50 cm x length: 19 cm x height: 33 cm

Caraa Nimbus Large Bag

Nimbus Large Bag

Sporty and soft, puffy and plush, Caraa’s weekender is perfect for girlies on the go.

Dimensions: Width: 18.5 inches x length: 8.5 inches x height: 13 inches

Customer review: “Have been searching for the perfect weekender. This is it. Great pockets. Comfortable to carry. Super stylish.”

The Row Iowa Duffle in Leather

Iowa Duffle in Leather

An IYKYK travel bag, very few people will guess that you’re carrying The Row, but that’s the whole point.

Material: 100% Matte Grained Calf Leather

Dimensions: Width: 15.75 inches x length: 8 inches x height: 14 inches

Lazaro Heritage Cowhide Duffel Bag

Heritage Cowhide Duffel Bag

A truly gorgeous option, this duffel by Lazaro is one of my favorites, and definitely unexpected!

Material: Cowhide leather

Dimensions: Width: 20.1 inches x length: 10.6 inches x height: 11.4 inches

Customer review: “A completely unique piece I’ve honestly never seen before. So soft and pleasant to touch.”

Dagne Dover Landon Carryall Bag

Landon Carryall Bag

Classic, durable, and sporty, Dagne Dover’s neoprene weekender is perfect for island getaways or camping weekends.

Material: 100% premium neoprene

Dimensions: Width: 20.5 inches x length: 10 inches x height: 10.5 inches

Customer review: “I got this for my underseat carry-on for a recent trip to London and it’s the perfect size! I also love the thickness of the fabric, the trolley holder to slide onto a carry-on suitcase, and all the organizing pockets.”

Todd Snyder Bennett Winch Suit Carrier Holdall

Bennett Winch Suit Carrier Holdall

For the no-nonsense traveler, this Todd Snyder weekender has all the essentials with no fuss, including a disguised garment bag.

Material: Waterproof cotton canvas

Dimensions: Width: 22.6 inches x length: 14.1 inches x height: 17.7 inches

Parker Clay San Ysidro Weekender

San Ysidro Weekender

If you’re looking for a vintage-lookalike duffel that you could’ve pulled out of your cool grandpa’s closet, this bag is for you.

Material: Premium Ethiopian full-grain leather

Dimensions: Width: 16.75 inches x length: 8.5 inches x height: 9 inches

Customer review: “This is just what I was looking for, the quality is incredible and its great for a short trip away. It feels and looks great.”

Baboon to the Moon Go-Bag Mini Duffle

Go-Bag Mini Duffle

There’s no chance of missing this in your pile of bags whatsoever.

Material: Waterproof shell materials

Dimensions: Width: 18.5 inches x length: 9.5 inches x height: 12 inches

Coach Gotham Duffle In Signature Canvas

Gotham Duffle In Signature Canvas

If you love the logo trend but don’t want to be so obvious about it, this bag is for you. Chic yet durable, subtle yet fun.

Material: Signature coated canvas and refined calf leather

Dimensions: Width: 19.75 inches x length: 9 inches x height: 11.5 inches

Customer review: “Never mind the amazing look, the leather is high quality, and durable. This bag is the perfect weekend bag for one person.”

Fawn The Fawn + Cara Loren Weekender

The Fawn + Cara Loren Weekender

To live out your classy traveler dreams, go with this effortlessly elegant weekender from Fawn.

Material: Premium matte faux leather

Dimensions: Width: 20 inches x length: 10 inches x height: 12 inches

Customer review: “This bag is wonderful. Larger than I thought. Can’t wait for our next adventure to use it.”

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Best Multipurpose Bag

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Perriand Weekend

Best Quiet Luxury Weekender Bag

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Best Top-Handle Weekender Bag

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The Jaunt

Best Wheeled Weekender Bag

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Black Carhartt WIP Edition Shopping Tote

Best Printed Weekender Bag

Marni black carhartt wip edition shopping tote.

The ReNew Transit Weekender

Best Weekender Bag For Overpackers

Everlane the renew transit weekender.

“Travel is hard enough in today's world, and your bag should ease and enhance your journey,” says Melissa Morris , co-founder and creative director of the luxury accessories brand Métier. “To me, this means that on top of being organized, a weekender bag must also be super lightweight and have the hidden touches that make you feel good. ” For Morris, that means designing bags with thoughtful places to store your phone, chargers, sunglasses, or any other small items that may get lost in transit. “When I was initially designing my collection, I became fascinated with boat design,” she says. “I loved how you can elegantly fit so much into such a small space. I realized that they really utilize the walls of a space to maximize the space itself, so I put pockets lining the walls of the inside of the bags.” The silhouette and material you choose are also important when selecting the best weekender bag for you. A wheeled mini-suitcase might be ideal if you’re heading to the airport, while a sturdy duffel will easily fit in the trunk of an already-packed car. Each bag in our curated list was chosen based on style, functionality, and ease of use. That way, you have one less thing to worry about when you head out of town.

Ahead, shop the 13 best weekender bags to help you travel in style.

Ganni's soft duffle can work as a simple gym bag or an easy weekender with a practical shoulder strap and top handles.

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"Without a doubt, my go-to bag for travel is my Perriand Weekend with my Stowaway clipped inside," says Morris. "The Perriand Weekend keeps me super organized when I travel and then when I arrive at my destination, I just unclip my Stowaway from inside my Perriand and head straight out."

The Row's take on the duffel is every bit as luxurious as you'd expect. It's made of grained leather and has a practical internal pocket.

Want a durable bag for camping or time outdoors? This style from The North Face, made with water-resistant coated recycled polyester canvas, is built to last. Plus, its straps allow it to be worn as a backpack for easy travel.

Headed somewhere warm? Then you'll want a tote that can carry your clothes and then serve double duty as a beach bag.

Travel in designer style with a logo bag that's big enough to hold all of your travel necessities. The canvas and leather combination is durable, so you don't have to worry about being too precious with it.

Minimalists and fashion-forward travelers alike will enjoy the simplicity of this oversized tote from New York label Khaite. The top handles and structured shape are elegant and functional, perfect for a quick trip.

For someone who prefers a rolling bag: The Jaunt is just the thing. The small suitcase can be carried on a plane or easily squeezed into a tight travel space. Bonus feature: It's customizable.

Reviewers Say: "Seems sturdy, holds a lot, and is unique in coloration so I can't lose it amongst a sea of black wheelie bags."

Have fun with your weekender bag. This boldly printed tote will be hard to lose track of in transit. It's made of cotton canvas so it will hold up through tough travel.

Everlane's functional tote is designed to fit the most items possible, perfect for overpackers. This neutral shade will stand out amid a sea of all-black luggage.

Reviewers Say: "Just took this bag and a carry-on to a getaway weekend in NYC. Worked great, lots of room attaches to luggage easily."

Cuyana Triple Zipper Weekender

Triple Zipper Weekender

Keep it simple with this Cuyana Weekender canvas bag that's both lightweight and practical. Bonus: Any of the bag's color palettes will go perfectly with your entire wardrobe.

Givenchy Antigona Sport Medium Leather Tote

Antigona Sport Medium Leather Tote

Keep things simple. This sleek bag from Givenchy is just a supersized iteration of a classic handbag silhouette. Layer it with a coordinated purse to use on your weekend outings.

L.L. Bean Boat and Tote

Boat and Tote

There's a reason L.L. Bean's iconic Boat and Tote has stuck around for so long. It's a practical carryall that you can easily throw everything into in the rush to get out of town.

Reviewers Say: "I've owned well over 15 L.L. Bean Boat and Totes in various sizes. These rugged and heavy-duty totes are by far the most durable and the best tote bags on the market."

Away The Large Everywhere Bag

The Large Everywhere Bag

With space for a 15" laptop on top of a weekend's worth of clothes, it's easy to see why this pared-back bag is a favorite among reviewers. When you're traveling for more than a weekend, this bag is just the right size for sliding on top of an Away carry-on suitcase.

Reviewers say: "Great quality. Plenty of room for a long weekend away and honestly very practical for many situations! If you have the money to splurge and travel frequently, I say it’s totally worth it."

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How we tested:

Condé Nast Traveler editors spent months testing out these weekenders, bringing them on two-day getaways, overnights, and camping trips, and using them as our personal items on flights. We considered each bag's weight, capacity, design, and how well it held up after several trips. We also paid close attention to unique features that make a bag stand out against other options on the market, like having ample pockets or a separate shoe compartment. Below, the 19 best weekenders of 2023, from budget-friendly options to splurge-worthy designer bags.

This article is part of Condé Nast Traveler' s first-ever Luggage Week , for which dozens of suitcases, backpacks, and weekender bags were road-tested by our editors.

All products featured on Condé Nast Traveler are independently selected by our editors. However, when you buy something through our retail links, we may earn an affiliate commission.

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MZ Wallace Nik Duffel

Weight: 2.1 lbs. Dimensions: 17"L × 7"W × 12"H Features: Detachable crossbody strap, black leather protective feet, trolley sleeve, water-resistant exterior

MZ Wallace's Nik duffel bag is a new favorite of senior commerce editor Madison Flager —she's used it as an overnight bag when dog-sitting, as a personal item when flying to Florida for a cruise, and for a weekend trip to Boston. Thanks to its quilted fabric, it's incredibly lightweight at just over two pounds. On the bag's exterior, there are two deep zippered pockets for small items you'll want to grab easily during transit, like your wallet or passport. Inside, there's a laptop sleeve, a detachable lightweight pouch, and two more slip pockets that Flager uses to store things like sunglasses and glasses. “As a personal item, it’s super roomy—when I took it on a cruise, it was a good size to hold all the things I wanted to keep with me when boarding, including my toiletry bag , a pouch with medicine, another with makeup, and a bathing suit and pool coverup ,” she says. What we love most about this duffel: its many pockets, water-resistant material, and polished look.

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Calpak Luka duffel

Weight: 1.95 lbs. Dimensions: 16" x 7" x 12" Capacity: 22L Features: Separate shoe compartment, trolley sleeve, water bottle pocket

Calpak's Luka duffel is one of its most popular pieces of luggage, previously racking up a 44,000-deep waiting list. Now restocked and available in most colors, it's got rave reviews from associate commerce editor Meaghan Kenny : “I've used my fair share of duffel bags, but this one is by far my favorite. Made of water-resistant material, the Luka duffel bag is so soft and lightweight. No matter how much I stuff in this thing, it's not a pain to carry—the ultra-soft, long carry handles don't hurt my shoulders, and the adjustable longer strap is comfortable, too. This duffel has nine pockets, with a shoe compartment at the bottom where I keep a pair of sneakers or slippers, a mesh pocket, a side pocket for my water bottle, and plenty of smaller side pockets inside where I store small items like socks and toiletries. It fits everything I need for an overnight stay or a quick weekend trip if I'm packing on the lighter side. There's also a trolley sleeve that fits nicely on my carry-on , which is a real lifesaver while walking through the airport.” If you love this bag's features but want something a little more spacious (think three- or four-day trips), the Luka duffel is available in a large version , too.

Read a full review of this bag here .

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July Carry All Weekender Plus

Weight: 4.2 lbs. Dimensions: 22" x 9" x 12.5" Capacity: 50L Features: Clamshell opening, trolley sleeve, gunmetal feet on base

The best part of this weekender: the clamshell opening, which allows the bag to lie completely flat for easy packing. With a roomy 50-liter capacity and an internal padded pocket that fits a 16" laptop, you've got a good amount of space in here for an overnight stay or a two-night trip. Contributor Juliet Izon tested out this bag when we were on the hunt for the best weekenders in 2021, and was able to pack “everything I needed for a four-day trip to Asheville , North Carolina, including all the outfit changes I wanted for a weekend in the unpredictable weather of the mountains.” Its smart design, sleek look, and spacious compartments make it deserving of a spot on our list this year, too.

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Monos Metro Duffel

Weight: 3 lbs. (nylon); 3.6 lbs. (vegan leather) Dimensions: 16" × 7" × 11" Capacity: 22L Features: Removable exterior pouch, laptop compartment, trolley sleeve

Monos’s Metro line features polished bags made of only vegan materials, including the equivalent of 16 repurposed plastic water bottles per bag. “This is not just a beautiful bag (get used to the compliments!), it’s also the most organized duffel I’ve ever owned, with a spot for everything,” says global digital director Arati Menon . “The interiors are incredibly roomy, and come with pockets that fit everything from your laptop to water bottle. And when you run out of space inside, just snap on one of Monos’ interchangeable kits to the front to put all your necessities (phone, wallet, passport) within easy reach. You could even snap off a kit to double up as a clutch in a pinch.”

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Béis The Weekender Bag

Weight: 3.86 lbs. Dimensions: 19.5" x 10" x 16" Capacity: 49L Features: Removable shoulder strap, trolley sleeve, separate shoe compartment, padded laptop sleeve

With a water-resistant and pocket-filled interior, plus an extra roomy bottom compartment that fits several pairs of shoes or those souvenirs you can’t bear to leave behind, this understatedly chic travel tote has enough nooks and crannies to keep even the worst overpacker in line. And the structured frame opening on top keeps the bag wide open—or securely shut—when you need it to be. In addition to gaining a ton of buzz on social media for its “cool girl” aesthetic, the Béis Weekender is also a favorite among Traveler editors, including Flager. It's her go-to tote for true weekend trips—“I use the outer pocket for my phone and ID, and I love the key leash—it’s nice to have a dedicated spot for my house keys so I’m not digging around upon return,” she says. The Béis Weekender is available in a mini size , too, which is better suited as a personal item or a one-night bag.

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Patagonia Black Hole Duffel Bag 70L

Weight: 3.28 lbs. Dimensions: 28" × 13" × 17.5" Capacity: 70L Features: Ergonomic shoulder straps, weather-resistant material, padded base

Made from 100 percent recycled fabric, Patagonia's weather- and abrasion-resistant duffel is one of the most durable on our list. It's also is one of our largest options, holding 70 liters of gear. The padded and removable ergonomic shoulder straps let you carry this duffel like a backpack and detach them when not in use. Senior features editor Rebecca Misner easily packed enough clothes for a two-week road trip from San Fransisco and says it held up beautifully—even after constantly throwing it around the back of her car. And it wicks water, so the unexpected shower that came when she was unpacking the car in Portland, Oregon, was no big deal. Its U-shaped top zipper allows the bag to open wide for easy access to everything in the main compartment, which makes packing it and finding belongings a breeze. “It’s a fantastic piece of luggage for a road trip or any adventure travel, but I wouldn't take it on a plane unless I was going on a trip where very minimal lifting would be required. If you keep the weight down, most people should be able to carry it comfortably by its straps,” says Misner. She's looking forward to using it as a ski trip bag this winter: “I won’t worry about throwing it in the back of the car with my skis—scratching or tearing won’t be an issue. Plus, if it gets wet from my ski boots or if I’m loading it in snow, it will wick away any moisture.”

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Paravel Weekender

Weight: 2.4 lbs. Dimensions: 15" x 8" x 15" Capacity: 55L Features: Trolley sleeve, removable and adjustable shoulder strap, hand-painted or embroidered initials available

Paravel's timeless Weekender, made from 12 upcycled plastic water bottles, is at the top of our list when it comes to investment bags. The thick cotton canvas exterior is beautifully stitched and elevated by leather accents, while the easy-to-clean nylon interior can withstand a shampoo or water bottle spill. It's a tried-and-true travel essential for Flager, who says it's one of her most aesthetically pleasing bags and most functional, too. It's roomier than it looks, fitting a weekend's worth of clothes, with space for a pair of shoes, Dopp kit , and laptop. Inside, there are two deep zippered pockets for sliding in a pair of flats or sandals, chargers, or any other odds and ends you want with you. “It’s a great bag to use as a personal item—I’ve used it for overnight trips, but more often I use it to carry things I want with me in-flight (Kindle, charger, snacks, etc), plus any overflow that didn’t make it into my carry-on, like a toiletry or makeup bag ,” says Flager. It comes with an adjustable, removable strap to wear as a crossbody or on your shoulder, and has sturdy leather top handles and a trolley sleeve to secure to a suitcase on longer trips.

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Paravel Fold-Up Bag

Weight: 1 lb. Dimensions: 18" × 11" × 11.5" Features: Trolley sleeve, interior zip pocket, folds completely flat

Another Paravel favorite: This lightweight fold-up duffel, which packs down to next to nothing. Senior editor Megan Spurrell is a fan, and has used it for overnighters—she says it fits as much as her other duffels, and has held up over the years—and regularly brings it along as a just-in-case bag to carry home souvenirs on longer trips. “I've used it for a couple staycations where I just need to throw things in a bag for a night or two,” she says. “It's nice that it doesn't have a solid structure and is only as big as what you've put inside.” If you’re gifting this bag, include a personal touch with a monogram, which can be added on for $15.

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Herschel Supply Co. Tech Novel duffel

Weight: 3 lbs. (nylon); 3.6 lbs. (vegan leather) Dimensions: 20.5" × 11" × 12.75" Capacity: 45L Features: 16" laptop compartment, removable padded shoulder strap, trolley sleeve, shoe compartment

Available in classic colors like black, navy, green, and light and dark gray, this sleek weekender from Herschel was recently redesigned to be made with 100 percent recycled materials. It features a long, padded adjustable strap, a shoe compartment, a trolley sleeve, and a slew of organizers to help keep devices from getting jumbled. This spacious duffel was tested by Kenny, who says this: “It's versatile enough to take you from the gym to a camping trip to a weekend stay down the shore. The bag’s design is simple yet elevated enough to work for any type of traveler at any age.” She noted the ultra-soft laptop compartment is separate from the bag's main section, so your laptop is well-protected during transit. Travelers can easily fit three days of clothing in this duffel, making it a great option for extended weekend trips away. And at $160, it's well priced and will be a great travel companion for years to come.

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Lo & Sons The Catalina Deluxe

Weight: 2.6 lbs. (canvas), 2.26 lbs. (recycled poly) Dimensions: 18" x 8.5" x 6" Features: Separate shoe compartment, trolley sleeve, padded removable strap

This travel-friendly tote is a bestseller for accessories brand Lo & Sons, and it’s not hard to see why. The overnight bag features several interior and exterior pockets sized for everything from iPads to sanitizing wipes to sunglasses , a long removable strap with memory foam padding, and a trolley sleeve that converts into a zipper pocket. It was tested by Traveler 's global director of audience development Lara Kramer ; she brought it on an overnight staycation in Brooklyn and a four-night stay at the hospital for the birth of her baby. “You can easily fit a long weekend’s worth of clothes (and shoes!) in this bag. And, in our case, an abundance of pajamas, towels, and home comforts—think portable fan, slippers, a sound machine, and framed photos of family and our pet cat—for a long hospital stay,” she says. There's a handy bottom compartment that can hold two to three pairs of shoes (or your dirty clothes) that also features a removable padded tray that can be washed as needed. Kramer did note that because of its generous size and ample storage, this bag can hold a lot of weight. However, the padded messenger strap made of memory foam does take the comfort level up a notch.

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Lululemon City Adventurer large duffel bag

Dimensions: 18" x 9" x 12" Capacity: 29L Features: Trolley sleeve, detachable strap, padded laptop pocket

If you're a fan of Lululemon's ultra-popular fanny pack , you'll likely fall in love with this weekender, too. Made of a similar smooth, water-repellant fabric, the sporty bag comes in silver or black. This is another favorite of Kenny's: “It’s the perfect size for a weekender bag—not too big or too small. It gives you just enough room for two to three outfits without becoming too heavy or bulky to carry around. Plus, it fits under the seat on an airplane, making it a great personal item.” This lightweight duffel opens wide to fit plenty of clothes, and has two mesh pockets and a zippered compartment for keeping important items extra secure. Carry it by the top handles or across your body, and use the trolley sleeve to secure it to luggage when needed. Another plus: It can be folded up nearly flat to store away when not in use.

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Baboon Go-Bag (40L)

Weight: 3.5 lbs. Dimensions: 20.5" x 12.5" x 10.5" Capacity: 40L Features: Backpack straps and removable shoulder strap, waterproof shell

We're big fans of Baboon's indestructible bags—they will stand up to any cargo bin, overhead compartment, or car trunk they're tossed in. Flager has taken this on several adventure-type trips and says, “it’s exactly what you want when you don’t want to be concerned about the elements damaging your bag.” And with a selection of bold, bright colors, they'll be easy to spot on a luggage carousel and put a smile on your face when packing. The detachable, adjustable shoulder straps are a nice touch, too. While it's a great option for two to four days away, we wouldn't recommend this as a true backpacking bag because of its fabric, which can feel a little stiff.

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Everlane The ReNew Transit weekender

Dimensions: 19.5" x 7" x 14" Features: Made of 100 percent recycled polyester, laptop compartment, trolley sleeve

Crafted by the popular direct-to-consumer line that turns out wardrobe staples , this go-with-everything oversized tote is a minimalist’s dream. Everlane's ReNew Transit weekender has become a go-to for Spurrell, ever since she first brought it on a weeklong trip to Egypt . “This makes a fantastic, roomy personal item to top your carry-on for a trip when you probably should check a bag but refuse to. It’s also perfect for a casual one-nighter when you just want to throw pajamas, an outfit or two, and some other essentials inside,” she says. The bag features a wider bottom than top, which is great for filling it to the brim without dealing with items spilling out in the back seat. “It’s quite comfy on the shoulders, even in sleeveless clothes with which other straps might dig in, though the padded section of the strap doesn’t sit on your shoulders unless you extend the length quite a bit (I prefer to keep the straps short so the bag sits right under my arm),” says Spurrell. We also love that it's constructed out of recycled polyester (made from 36.6 renewed plastic bottles) that’s also water-resistant. Plus, it fits just as effortlessly in the overhead compartment as it does in the luggage Tetris of a trunk.

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Dagne Dover Landon Carryall

Weight: 2 lbs. Dimensions: 16.5" x 9" x 11" Capacity: 29L Features: 16" laptop sleeve, Recycled Repreve lining, trolley sleeve, shoe bag

Don’t be fooled by the streamlined look of this neoprene number. The washable carryall houses a dust bag for shoes, detachable key leash, removable zip-top pouch for essentials, and plenty of air mesh interior pockets, including one for your water (or wine) bottle. The genius exterior phone slot is just the cherry on top. Former Traveler editor Alex Erdekian calls it a “beautiful, keep-forever bag." Dagne Dover's Landon carryall comes in a few different sizes, but the large and extra-large sizes are your best bet for weekend's away. “Because the bag itself is so lightweight, it’s really easy to throw over your head into a bin even if you’ve packed it with a carry-on level amount of stuff,” says Erdekian. She's been able to fit four to five days' worth of clothes inside. And as far as aesthetics, “I adore the look of this bag. It honestly improves any outfit I’m wearing and makes for a chic, classic summer vacation look—we all know that effortlessly glam duffel-bag-slung-over-your-shoulder pose as you’re walking up the driveway of your friend’s lake house.”

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Arlo Skye The Weekender

Dimensions: 20.5" × 9" × 11" Capacity: 31L Features: Trolley sleeve, anti-microbial lining, separate shoe compartment

Arlo Skye's sleek weekender is lightweight and made of a scratch-resistant nylon with full-grain Italian leather trim, with an antimicrobial lining. It was tested by Flager, who says you can squeeze a lot in here—use it for long weekends, or as a carry-on to fill with odds and ends when heading out on longer trips. “It's a little too big for an under-the-seat item, but has tons of pockets and separate compartments to keep you organized,” Flager says. “If you pack lightly, it could be your main carry-on on short trips.” There's a separate shoe or dirty clothes compartment, a trolley sleeve if you're rolling it on top of a checked bag , and an exterior slip pocket that's the right size for your phone, passport, and keys.

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Rothy’s The Weekender

Weight: 4.4 lbs. Dimensions: 21.5" × 9" × 14" Features: Zipper exterior laptop pocket, machine washable, adjustable and removable shoulder strap

Made from the brand’s signature 100 percent recycled materials (like marine bound plastic) and available in colorblock prints and understated patterns like midnight camo, this roomy tote has all the makings of a go-to weekender. The main compartment is flanked by easy-access compartments with a magnetic closure on one side and zippered one on the other—perfect for storing keys, travel documents, a Kindle, and anything else you might reach for during the journey. Destinations editor Shannon McMahon recommends it for an extended weekend trip: “I found it most useful for beach weekends away where I needed a lot of big accessories, like floppy hats, multiple jackets, and cozy sweatshirts. It’s less plane-friendly because of its sheer size, but I got away with it as a personal item on a recent trip.” At an eye-popping $549, it is one of the most expensive weekenders we tested. And while you can definitely opt for an equally functional bag with a less hefty price tag, you do get plenty of packing space with Rothy's weekender and are supporting a sustainability initiative. McMahon says it's indestructible and incredibly durable, too. And since travel can get messy, we love how, like everything else in Rothy’s collection, the bag is fully machine washable—just remove the base insert and throw it and the bag into the accompanying wash bag and right into your laundry.

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Away The Large Everywhere Bag

Weight: 3.8 lbs. (with shoulder strap); 3.3 lbs. (without strap) Dimensions: 21" × 9" × 12" Capacity: 38L Features: Trolley sleeve, 15" laptop pocket, detachable padded shoulder strap

Away is a trusted brand among Traveler editors for quality and functionality. Made of a water-resistant nylon and leather trim, the Large Everywhere bag is the biggest of the brand's best-selling style, with enough room to fit three or four days worth of clothing. It features a clamshell opening, which makes it easy to pack and find everything you're looking for once you arrive. Store clothes in the roomy main compartment and put smaller items like chargers, beauty products, or toiletries in the zippered mesh pockets. It fits nicely on top of your Away carry-on, thanks to the convenient trolley sleeve. And if you're heading on a business trip, there's an exterior padded laptop pocket that fits computers up to 15 inches. Carry it by the top handle or the padded detachable strap.

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Louis Vuitton Keepall 55

Weight: 5 lbs. Dimensions: 22" x 9" x 12" Features: Padlock luggage tag, double zip closure, detachable shoulder strap

If you're looking to elevate your luggage collection, the Louis Vuitton Keepall 55 is about as classic as it gets. This roomy duffel, tested by Kenny, features the iconic logo emblazoned on the outside of the bag, offering a chic and timeless style. Inside, there's one main spacious compartment that fits two days' worth of clothes and a toiletry bag, and a side zippered pocket for smaller essentials like a phone charger or a pair of sunglasses. Travelers can carry it by its top handle or with the detachable shoulder strap. And the best part: Its leather exterior gets better with age.

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REI Co-op Big Haul 60 Recycled Duffel

Weight: 2.9 lbs.  Dimensions: 26" × 11" × 14" Capacity: 60L Features: Stowable backpack straps, daisy-chain lash points, recycled nylon materials, storage sack

This 60-liter duffel is the ideal bag for a multi-day trip—its durable, holds plenty of gear, and can be carried as a backpack, too. Made of recycled ripstop nylon, the Big Haul duffel is designed to survive wear and tear, making it a great companion for hiking, camping, or other outdoor adventures. It's a go-to for articles director Lale Arikoglu when it comes to adventure travel—she's had it for years and it's still holding up well. There's plenty of room inside its main compartment, as well as internal mesh pockets to keep small essentials organized. It features a compression strap system to keep your gear compact and secure, and a storage sack.

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For weekends away and other short trips, duffel bags are an ideal pick for your luggage. They’re lightweight, so they won’t dent your airline allowance, and they can be as bare bones or as feature-packed as you’d like. Plus, they can easily fold down for storage or travel flat in your checked bag as a backup carry-on if you do a little shopping on your vacation. And they look cool, whether you go for a classic take on the duffel or a more modern design.

There are a ton of duffel bags out there to choose from, including classic designs, affordable-but-durable canvas bags, and convertible wheeled options. We tested two dozen duffel bag options in our Brooklyn testing lab.

Final Verdict

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Best overall, kipling bori duffle bag.

  • Capacity 5 /5
  • Design 5 /5
  • Maneuverability 5 /5
  • Durability 5 /5

Very durable

Spacious with extra smaller pockets

Great all-rounder

Style is a bit outdated

Kipling’s famous duffels are incredibly well made—one reason why our testers liked the Bori Duffle Bag most. Testers loved how spacious the bag was and how that size could be increased or decreased using the side buckles. We also enjoyed the exterior and interior zip pockets and sheath pockets for storing smaller items. It was one of the lightest bags we tested, weighing less than 2 pounds. It also passed our durability tests without a noticeable mark, scuff, or scratch.

Said one tester: "This is a great duffel, although there isn't a separate compartment or bag for shoes or anything else that you want to separate, which some may prefer. The design isn't particularly sophisticated either, but as a duffel, it is really great, with a large capacity, very smooth zippers, and a lightweight feel."

Another of our testers has owned a Kipling duffel for the past 10 years, and despite using it for long-term travel, there’s barely a stitch out of place. Plus, soft sides keep the bag shape flexible, so packing is a breeze—and you have a bit of wiggle room for any souvenirs you pick up along the way.

Price at time of publish: $119

Weight: 1.6 pounds | Dimensions: 24 x 10.5 x 14 inches | Volume: 49 liters | Planet and Social Impact: Not listed

Best Budget

Gonex canvas duffel bag.

  • Capacity 4.5 /5
  • Design 4.5 /5
  • Maneuverability 4.5 /5
  • Value 4.5 /5

Easy to maintain

Spacious external pockets

Comfortable handles and detachable shoulder straps

Nothing yet

Gonex's Canvas Duffel Bag is a classic-looking duffel with handles, a shoulder strap, ample interior space, and many smaller exterior pockets. While our testers could not fit all items into the main center pocket, they were able to utilize the side pockets to complete packing. They also liked that the handles connected via Velcro and found that the extra removable shoulder strap boosted comfort and maneuverability.

The bag's material held up during durability tests, and our testers were impressed that the cloth stayed clean throughout. Our conclusion? "This is a solid choice for someone looking for a duffel on a budget," one tester surmised.

Price at time of publish: $50

Weight: 2.76 pounds | Dimensions: 20.8 x 9.8 x 11.8 inches | Volume: 40 liters (50-liter expanded option available) | Planet and Social Impact: Not listed

Best Weekender

Dagne dover landon carryall bag.

Dagne Dover

Attractive and functional

Excellent organization

Easy to pack

Some creasing in material during durability tests

Dagne Dover is known for stylish, well-thought-out, minimalist bags, and its carryall duffel is no different. With long straps and a tapered shape that hugs close to the body (rather than, like some duffels, uncomfortably bouncing against it), this bag is a faithful companion for long weekends and shorter trips. It’s full of the thoughtful details the brand is known for, too, and we mean full: Think a padded laptop sleeve for laptops up to 16 inches, a shoe duster, key leash, water bottle pocket, and a mesh pouch to keep hand sanitizer and lip balm on hand. Made from super-durable neoprene, which is excellent for travel, the bag is water-resistant and can be hand-cleaned.

"This bag is made for travel," one tester reported. Our testers loved all the pockets and accessories. They also loved the included zip bag for shoes and how wide the top zip opened for packing accessibility. "I loved this bag, and while the price is steep, it does seem like the type of item that will last a long time and can be used for various types of travel," one tester concluded.

Price at time of publish: $215

Weight: 2.82 pounds | Dimensions: 15 x 9.5 x 12 inches | Volume: 5 to 42 liters (XS, S, M, L, XL sizes) | Planet and Social Impact: Lining made with recycled materials, like recycled bottles

Best Rolling

Eagle creek no matter what rolling duffel.

  • Maneuverability 4 /5

One of the most durable bags tested

Comfortable hand straps

Loads of storage space

Shoulder strap could be more comfortable

Eagle Creek's No Matter What duffel basically says it all in the name. With sizes up to 133 liters, this super durable and water-resistant bag comes with wheels, making it ideal for pretty much any trip or adventure. Our testers were impressed by the large capacity. They loved the broader straps, which felt very comfortable. "The handle straps were very nice in preventing the bag from swaying when maneuvering, and it feels comfortable in the hand," one tester noted. "For shorter people, the bag allows the wide handle straps to double as shoulder straps, which feels more comfortable than the adjustable shoulder strap."

The No Matter What passed all of our durability tests without any scratches or scuffs, and testers noted it felt tougher than most other bags tested. "We would recommend this bag, especially for the traveler looking for a duffel with wheels," our testers concluded. "It holds a lot and is also soft enough that it can squeeze tightly into an overhead bin."

Price at time of publish: $139

Weight: 2.7 pounds | Dimensions: 33 x 15 x 16 inches | Volume: 39 to 133 liters (S, M, L, XL sizes) | Planet and Social Impact: Not listed

Best for Durability

Yeti crossroads 60l duffel bag.

  • Maneuverability 3.5 /5

Inside partitions aid organization

Can carry a lot of stuff

Rugged Yeti build

Pockets could be deeper

Yeti's name has become synonymous with toughness, whether you're buying mugs, tumblers, coolers, or luggage. The Crossroads duffel is no different. This large-capacity bag is constructed with Yeti's proprietary TuffSkin nylon and comes with sturdy, rigid partitions on the inside to separate compartments. "The hardshell bottom makes the entire product feel durable and worth the price," one tester noted.

The bag comes in 40- and 60-liter sizes and features side pockets, a water bottle or tumbler holder, and a padded laptop "vault." While our testers did appreciate the bag's durability, they noted that it also added some weight and a level of rigidity that prevents the bag from being packed down small. Still, if your travel involves outdoor adventures where amped durability and strength are luggage necessities, the Yeti is worth the extra spend and weight.

Price at time of publish: $250

Weight: 4.3 pounds | Dimensions: 23 x 15 x 10 inches | Volume: 60 liters (40-liter version also available) | Planet and Social Impact: Not listed

Best Eco-Friendly

Lo & sons the catalina deluxe weekender.

Lo & Sons

  • Design 3.9 /5
  • Durability 4.1 /5
  • Value 3.5 /5
  • Portability 4 /5

Separate bottom compartment

Very planet-focused

Comfortable to carry

Zipper can be problematic

Eco-friendliness aside, the Catalina Deluxe is simply an excellent travel bag. But we also love that it's gentle on resources. The bag comes in recycled polyester or organic canvas and doesn't use harsh chemicals, pesticides, or synthetic fertilizers in its production. Bonus: The brand claims the sourcing and production of the bag encourage species diversity.

But beyond the feel-good environmentally conscious production, our testers loved how easy the bag was to carry using the shoulder straps and top handles. In particular, our testers enjoyed the bottom layer for packing shoes and sneakers. If you're looking for a highly functional bag that's also good for the planet, this is it.

Weight: 2.7 pounds | Dimensions: 18 x 10 x 15 inches | Volume: Not listed | Planet and Social Impact: Made with recycled poly and organic cotton, claims to reduce carbon emissions and keep 24+ bottles from landfills per each bag

Best Packable

Patagonia black hole duffel bag 70l.

Deceptively spacious

Comfortable ways to carry it

Convenient self storage

Patagonia calls its duffel line the Black Hole series because of the seemingly endless amount of space these bags offer. Indeed, our testers noticed and enjoyed the vast amount of space this bag—which comes in 40-, 55-, 70-, and 100-liter sizes—truly has. But perhaps the best part about this bag is its ability to collapse in on itself and be stored in a smaller inner pocket.

Beyond its packability, this solid bag scored well throughout our testing. Its ultra-durable ripstop fabric is highly water resistant. Attachable backpack straps give you different ways to haul it around, while zippered side pockets and daisy chain loops help boost the storage and carrying capacity. "This is a very good quality bag with a nice design and great features," one tester concluded. "It can also fit more contents than its appearance suggests." Hence, the Black Hole.

Price at time of publish: $169

Weight: 2.19 pounds | Dimensions: 22.5 x 13 x 8 inches | Volume: 40 liters (55, 70, and 100 liters also available) | Planet and Social Impact: Made with recycled fabric, materials, and webbing

Most Rugged

Thule chasm sport duffel bag.

  • Capacity 4 /5
  • Design 4 /5

Good organization

Very comfortable straps

Included packing cube

No pockets on the outside

Our testers were thoroughly impressed with Thule's Chasm Duffel Bag. From its organizational capability to the comfort of its backpack straps, its solid materials, and its waterproof zippers, testers raved about this bag. Thule uses tarpaulin fabric, which is durable and weather resistant. It also features a padded bottom for extra protection of packed items. Its 2-in-1 design makes it easy to convert from a traditional duffel to a backpack. And there are multiple grab handles around the bag for moving it quickly.

"The bag, when fully packed, is a lot to carry without the backpack straps," one tester commented. "But it's easy enough to hold and carry with the straps." Said another: "I like the size, durability, zippers, and backpack straps of this bag. It also comes with a packing cube that can be used for clothing, toiletries, or even a small pair of shoes."

Price at time of publish: $190

Weight: 4.22 pounds | Dimensions: 30 x 13 x 10.5 inches | Volume: 40 liters (70, 90, and 130 liters also available) | Planet and Social Impact: Not listed

For the best overall duffel bag, we like Kipling's Bori Duffle Bag . It struck the best balance of functionality, carrying capability, and durability. If you're looking for a budget option, you can't go wrong with the Gonex Canvas Duffel .

Herschel Sutton Duffel Bag ( view at Amazon ): This bag is reasonably priced for what it is. It isn't flashy and won't hold a tremendous amount of clothing, but our testers thought the price makes it a good gift option for a weekend warrior or college student.

Samsonite Tote-A-Ton Duffel Bag ( view at Amazon ): This is a solid choice for anyone wanting an inexpensive bag that holds a lot. Our testers saw this bag as better for a road trip than carrying it through an airport or train station.

Leatherology Kessler Duffle ( view at Leatherology ): Our testers thought this was a good option for a high-end leather bag. But for the casual traveler or someone looking for a decent weekender, it's a bit much in price. We envision this being a solid hop-off-the-plane-and-go-to-work bag.

L.L.Bean Adventure Rolling Duffle Bag ( view at L.L.Bean ): Our testers thought this was a solid bag. They enjoyed how it rolled and, despite a rather narrow opening, were impressed by how much it could hold. Testers definitely recommend it.

Carhartt Trade Series 2-in-1 Packable Duffel ( view at Amazon ): This bag is another good pick for anyone looking for a solid weekender bag. This is a good option for a small bag that's meant to look worn.

Cuyana Leather Triple Zipper Weekender ( view at Cuyana ): This would make a chic weekender bag, but the overall functionality and practicality were lacking. If style is what you're going for, this bag will work. If your goal is getting the most function and storage out of a bag, we suggest others on the list.

Rains Duffel Bag ( view at Rains ): Our testers liked this bag, and while they said they'd like to see the cross strap be more padded, they would recommend it for anyone looking for a durable waterproof weekend bag.

Baboon to the Moon Go-Bag Big ( view at Baboon to the Moon ): This bag will hold a lot and is durable. Our testers recommend it for anyone road-tripping or car camping. However, with backpack straps only, it's not a true duffel.

Tumi Double Expansion Travel Satchel ( view at Tumi ): Our testers were not impressed with this bag, especially considering its price. "This feels like a common bag," one tester concluded. "Most of the cheaper bags performed comparably, and some even out-performed this bag by a lot." Overall, the bag felt slightly flimsy and didn't hold as much as our testers saw in other bags.

Olympia 8-Pocket Rolling Duffel Bag ( view at Amazon ): The Olympia 8-Pocket is a good option for anyone looking for a simple bag to make it from point A to B. But for anyone looking for a tougher bag able to hold up to more rugged travel, other options on the list are better. And while our testers loved the rolling feature, they did find it annoying to carry.

Yeti Panga Duffel ( view at Amazon ): This bag is probably overkill for the average traveler. But for the adventure traveler or anyone looking to have a duffel that can double as a rafting, camping, or overlanding bag, Yeti's Panga is a solid choice. It's basically a Yeti soft backpack cooler in duffel form.

The North Face Base Camp Medium Duffel Bag ( view at Nordstrom ): This is an adventurer or gearhead duffel similar to the Yeti bag directly above. It's got excellent organization, great space, and is super durable. It might be a bit much for the casual traveler taking a few trips a year.

Paravel Foldable Bag ( view at Amazon ): While this bag had a few things we liked (it's foldable and lightweight), we can't advocate it for extended or airplane travel. After a few drops from the ladder, the test coffee mug shattered, making us unwilling to recommend it for checked luggage.

Modoker Garment Duffel Bag ( view at Amazon ): Less of a travel duffel and more of a gym or day bag, our testers did like the Garment Duffel Bag. Overall, testers reported wanting more space and pockets, but its durability and versatility rated well.

Away The Everywhere Bag ( view at Away Travel ): Our testers thought this bag was OK but not great. It looks chic but doesn't have the functionality or practicality our testers were looking for in a proper travel bag. "I like the style of the bag, and it would make a good complement as a carry-on, but I think travelers would need a larger size for more than an overnight," one tester concluded.

Products were selected based on our editors' prior knowledge and experience with luggage brands and products. We also based selections on highly reviewed and rated duffel bags on Amazon and other e-commerce sites. A finalized list of 25 duffel bags was created to meet a wide range of budgets and intended uses.

TripSavvy editors tested all 25 bags mentioned in this roundup in our lab in Brooklyn, New York. Attributes like organization, maneuverability, durability, and value were all considered. After weighing and measuring each bag, we packed it with five shirts, five pairs of pants, two jackets, two pairs of shoes, one toiletry bag, and one coffee mug. We then rated each bag's organizational features based on that list.

With the bags fully packed, we carried them around the testing lab to assess their maneuverability. We carried each bag with handles, shoulder straps, and cross straps when available. Lastly, with the bags still packed, we pushed each one off the top of a ladder three to five times, making sure the bag landed at a different angle each time. We checked how well the coffee mug fared and if there were any visible scuffs, scratches, or marks on the bag's exterior.

What to Look For in a Duffel Bag

Duffels come in all sizes, from an overnight carry-on to bags that can hold a week’s worth of gear. Envision your likely load, and think about sizing up a bit to give you some additional space. If you want an easy-to-carry bag to bring souvenirs home from a trip, look for ones that collapse into themselves so you can stash it in your other luggage and pull it out for the trip home.


If you’re in the market for one big bag to carry everything, models with a big main pocket will suffice, though they typically come with a few additional zippered pockets for smaller items. Other designs distribute their storage into a handful of different sections, which helps you keep things more organized.

Every duffel bag comes with a shoulder strap. Look for an adjustable, padded, and removable one for optimum comfort. Bags with wheels often include telescoping handles, which allow you to roll through airports and across pavement with ease, then lift the pack to carry it with the shoulder strap when the terrain gets rough.

Sometimes it can be challenging to pack a duffel bag because of the lack of interior pockets and organization. It is best to put large, bulky items like shoes and things you won’t need access to so often on the bottom. Fold your clothes and place them on top along with essentials like your phone charger. The outer pockets can be used for small items like travel documents and toiletries. If you prefer more structure, packing cubes help make the most of your bag’s space.

A heavy duffel bag can cause muscle strain, so be sure to alternate which shoulder you carry it on. Pay attention to the strap when choosing a bag to purchase, because some offer more cushioning than others. Also, try to carry the bag close to your body as this can reduce the stress put on spinal muscles.

Depending on the size of your duffel bag and how much you pack into it, a duffel bag can be a personal item. Most airlines consider a personal item to be anything that can fit in the space under the seat in front of you. If you plan to pack more in your duffel bag, it may be considered a carry-on and can be stowed in the overhead compartment. Extra large ones will need to be checked.

Amber Nolan  has been working in the travel industry for over 10 years. She has written for TripSavvy since 2016, and her work has appeared in USA Today, Jetsetter, Cruise Critic, and several other travel publications.

Nathan Allen is TripSavvy's Outdoor Gear Editor. He's used duffel bags made by Yeti, Patagonia, Cotopaxi, The North Face, and Outdoor Research. Durability and water resistance or waterproofing are the essential features he considers when picking a duffel bag.

Jamie Aranoff , an associate editor at Travel + Leisure, helped lead testing in our Brooklyn testing lab.

While researching duffel bags, we spoke with grooming and travel journalist Adam Hurly .

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Best Travel Duffel Bags – Discover the Art of the Duffle Carry

Most people tend to travel with a suitcase or backpack, but we’re here to review the best duffel bags and highlight their many advantages.

Now that big outdoor brands like Marmot, The North Face, and Patagonia have put their know-how and years of experience into this marketplace, the duffel bag has been revolutionized, no longer just an oversized bag to get from point A to point B.

Even the simplest travel duffel, however, have their advantages. For one, they’re the best option if you are traveling with bulkier items such as snow boots, life jackets, or camping gear.

All of that being said, not all duffel bags are created equal. Whether you need a bag for your next adventure or simply a sleek bag to travel for work, we’ve reviewed dozens and dozens of duffels and compiled a list of the top ones on the market.

So if you think your luggage is due for an upgrade, check out our comprehensive reviews of the  best travel duffel bags around, and get yourself a duffel worthy of broke backpackers, adventurers, vacationers alike! We’ve got everything from duffel bags with compartments, those with backpack straps and weather resistant numbers too!

So, ya’ll want to find out what THE best travel duffel bag is, you’re in the right place! Let’s go!

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Quick Answer: The Best Travel Duffel Bags on the Market

Top picks of the best travel duffel bags, how to choose a travel duffel bag, how we tested these duffel bags, the best travel duffel bags – comparison table, faq about the best travel duffel bags, what is the best travel duffel bag – final thoughts.

  • Osprey Transporter Expedition Duffel – The Overall Best Duffel Bag
  • Black Diamond StoneHauler Pro 30 L Duffel – Overall Best Duffel Bag (Runner-up)
  • Nomatic Travel Bag – High-Utility Backpack Meets Duffel Bag
  • Monarc Settra Duffel Backpack – Best Eco Duffel/Backpack
  • REI Co-op Big Haul Recycled Rolling Duffel – Best Travel Duffel Bag with Wheels
  • Patagonia Black Hole – Best Carry on Travel Duffel Bag
  • Kodiak Leather 60l Weekender – Best Men’s Leather Duffel Bag
  • Under Armour Women’s UA Motivator Duffle Sport Bag – Best Women’s Travel Duffel Bag
  • UNIQUEBELLA Suit Travel Duffel – Best Business Travel Duffel Bag
  • The North Face Base Camp Duffel – Best Duffel Bag for Expeditions
  • The Classic Duffle by Mahi Best Small Travel Duffel Bag
  • Gregory Alpaca – Best Packable Duffel

Osprey Transporter Expedition Duffel

Osprey Transporter Expedition Duffel

  • Price: > $$
  • > Stowable padded backpack straps
  • > Rain flaps

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Black Diamond StoneHauler Pro 30 L Duffel

  • Price: > $$$
  • > Wonderful design
  • > Laptop compartment

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Nomatic Travel Bag

  • > Highly-functional backpack with a duffel mode
  • > Durable and modern traveler equipped

Monarc Backpack

Monarc Setra Duffel Backpack

  • > Carry on Compliant
  • > Made from recycled bottles

Kodiak Weekender 60L

Kodiak 60l Weekender

  • > High quality leather
  • > Roomy and spacious

Patagonia Black Hole 40L

Patagonia Black Hole Duffle

  • > Backpack handles and grab handles
  • > Nice and light

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Under Armour Women’s UA Motivator Duffle Sport Bag

  • > Lightweight
  • > Water Resistant

waterproof travel duffel bag YETI panga

YETI Panga 50 Dry Duffel

  • > Water-resistant

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UNIQUEBELLA Suit Travel Duffel

  • > Rolls out flat to take suits
  • > Wrinkle-free clothes storage

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The North Face Base Camp Duffel

  • > Just 4 lbs in weight
  • > Come with backpack straps

Marmot Long Hauler

REI Co-op Big Haul Recycled Duffel

  • > Made for tougher travel assignments
  • > 105 litres

Mahi duffle

MAHI Leather Duffle

  • > Compact and 28L
  • > Tons of organizational pockets

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Overall Best Duffel Bag – Osprey Transporter Expedition Duffel

The Osprey Transporter

The Osprey Transporter Expedition Duffel offers its users the best of both worlds. It has all the features that drew you to a travel duffel bag in the first place, along with a comfortable set of stowable, padded shoulder straps if you have to carry it for a longer period.

This duffel’s zippers are lockable, giving added peace of mind if and when you need to let it out of your eye line – such as on an aircraft or in a hostel room – and also has the bonus of a padded internal compartment to keep your delicate tech safe while on the move.

What’s more, the quickest of touches will convince you of the long-lasting durability of the materials used, together with a rain flap to keep precipitation from ruining your time away!

  • Stowable padded backpack straps
  • Zips can be locked
  • Padded compartment for tech
  • Not fully waterproof
  • 40 liter might be too small for some
  • Not guaranteed to be carry-on compliant
  • Rigid construction

How The Osprey Transporter Tested

I have personally tested dozens of Osprey travel packs now and its rare I encounter one that I don’t love. We took the transporter on a road trip across the Atlantique region of France and packed it full of enough gear for 2 people. It felt very strong, rigid and weatherproof and I have no doubt that it would withstand a goos few years of abuse. The organisational layout is highly intuitive and we found it easy to pack, and retrieve our gear when we needed it.

In terms of downsides, I am just not all that sure about how much I like backpack /duffel hybrids and this one does feel slightly awkward to me when I wore it as a backpack. Sure, the backpack straps do pack away but this adds to the weight and I did feel it.

Is the Osprey Transporter Expedition Duffel for me?

If you love the idea of a travel duffel bag but worry about how you’re going to transport it further distances, then the Osprey Transporter Expedition Duffel has it all figured out thanks to the incorporated backpack straps! It’s one of the reasons it stands out amongst the other duffel bags.

The padded tech compartment is a great addition, as is the ability to lock the zips!

Our team rated this as their “best travel duffel backpack”, which means kinda what it says, a duffel that works just as well as a backpack and they love that versatility. They felt it had most of the features of some of the best Osprey backpacks whilst having the ability to be used as a duffel. They really love that it opens up more like a clamshell backpack into a super roomy interior.

Overall Best Duffel Bag (Runner-up) – Black Diamond StoneHauler Pro 30 L Duffel

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Black Diamond backpacks are among the hardiest and most respected in the travel world. Their StoneHauler Duffel Bag is no less impressive! If you’re looking for a duffel bag with compartments then this is the perfect option.

This duffle bag was specifically designed for air travel, so it really shines when it comes to internal organisation in the main compartment with a dedicated area for your laptop and chargers. It includes a proper set of backpack straps that really do feel, well, like an actual backpack, which we found to be a great feature when we tested it! Its size makes it perfect for carry-on-only travel for week-long breaks.

  • 3o L perfect carry on size
  • Wonderful design
  • Weather resistant material
  • Fully padded exterior zippered laptop sleeve
  • Backpack straps on the same side as main zipper
  • Zips are a big fiddly
  • No water bottle pocket

How The Black Diamond StoneHauler Tested

To put the Black Diamond StoneHauler through its paces we brought it along on a weekend escape. Firstly, it passed the “will Ryanair actually let me take this into the cabin test?” comfortably which is pretty much 101 for any would-be carry-on piece. Moving on, the Black Diamond StoneHauler feels nice to the touch and its suave, blue-grey shades suited our clothes wonderfully. Zips and fittings all work very well and show no sign of breakage and we found the extra pockets and pouches great for packing in chargers and snacks.

It didn’t rain during our trip so cannot comment on the weatherproofing but all things considered, we were very impressed by the StoneHauler.

Is the Black Diamond StoneHauler for me?

This is a well made and well thought out travel duffel bag. Its features, pouches and external pockets are perfect for a short trip. It’s very durable and aesthetically pleasing. This carry on duffel bag is great for business trips because it stores your tech with ease. The only thing we’re a bit disappointed about is that it doesn’t fit a 15″ laptop — you’ve got other packs for that .

Our team loved this bag and felt it was the best duffel bag with internal compartments. Our team tends to travel with quite a bit of tech gear so they really love how these pockets and compartments can be used to store things like cables, chargers and hard drives. They also thought it was a great size for carry on without becoming too heavy.

Duffel Bag Meets High-Utility Backpack – Nomatic Travel Bag

A man carrying the Nomatic Travel Bag as a duffel bag

This duffel bag is not purely a duffel bag. In fact, it’s not even primarily a duffel bag. And that’s why we like it so damn much!

The Nomatic Travel Bag is a backpack for the modern-day traveller. It’s loaded on the organization without an excess of empty space for unnecessary packing. Tech gear gets sleeves, shoes and dirty laundry get dedicated compartments, and everything else gets a space too!

But the best part is that if you flip this bad boy over and modify the straps, you have a completely functional duffel bag! Could we say it’s like a transformer. Yes, it most certainly is.

It functions as a very structured duffel bag with a lot of interior organisation, however, to be totally honest, that’s kinda rad!

  • 40 L of pure organizational storage
  • Qualifies for carry-on luggage
  • Incredibly durable design
  • Doubles as a backpack!
  • Not a traditional duffel bag
  • Kind of cube-like in duffel-mode
  • Premium pricing
  • Not the right choice for everyone

How The Nomatic Travel Bag Tested

We’re pretty intimate with the Nomatic travel bag now and it has accompanied various team members all over the world. We love its high quality materials and the fact it looks and feels new even after a year of use. We always make the most of its packing and organisational capabilities where everything has its right place. In fact, the Nomatic travel bag performed so well during a recent trip to Barcelona that a street thug could not help but steal it from us…is there any higher accolade that can be bestowed upon a bag?!

Is the Nomatic Travel Bag for me?

For people seeking a traditional duffel bag, no. However, for those that dig the option to wear it as a backpack and travel for work and with a certain selection of gear they need to keep protected (eg. a laptop and tablet), it’s perfect.

Our team are really massive fans of this bag and for a few different reasons. Firstly, the actual functionality between using it as a duffel and a backpack is second to none and it really means this bag can be used in so many different situations. On top of that its organisational features were a real selling point for our team.

If you’re on the fence, we’d recommend checking out the Nomatic Travel Bag review .

Best Eco Duffel/Backpack – Monarc Settra Duffel Backpack

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The realities of travel can really take their toll on the planet. It’s no surprise that Ecological and Sustainable travel initiatives are now really gaining momentum. The Monarc 2-in-1 Duffle-Backpack is the world’s first backpack made from 100% recycled bottles and the producers have been awarded a highly coveted “plastic negative” rating.

But here this, not only is this backpack totally eco-friendly but it’s also a bloody great pack. Firstly, its 2-1 concept design means it can be worn as a backpack or carried as a duffel using the comfortable handle/ shoulder strap. If you do wear it on your bag, there are adjustable straps to help carry the weight. I really love this pack, even though I am not a HUGE duffel fan I have now had this bag for years and tested it extensively.

  • Made from recycled plastic bottles
  • TSA Carry-on compliant
  • 2 in 1 Duffel and Backpack!
  • Kinda heavy
  • No compression straps

How The Monarc Settra Tested

Monarc Settra

I have had this pack for over a year now and so Ive tested it extensively. It performs really well for weekend break type trips by public transport where you can need to pack a change of shoes. It slots into over-head compartments on planes/trains/buses nicely and the organisational layout makes it really easy to find your gear when you need it. I have been rained on quite heavily with this pack and it stayed perfectly dry.

In terms of downsides, it does feel quite heavy after carrying it for a while and I am not a fan of how it feels when worn as a backpack at all.

Is the Monarc Settra Duffel for me?

Then there are the organisational possibilities. Its’ 40L of storage can go pretty far and the pack offers a shoe compartment and a 17” laptop sleeve. Coming in at $149.00, it’s well worth the bucks although if you have the budget we also recommend picking up the full set including camera cube, compression cubes and laundry bags.

Anything else? Oh yeah, it’s also water-resistant, TSA Carry-on compliant and comes with a lifetime guarantee!

Our team are a real environmentally conscious lot and any product that offers features such as being made out of recycled ocean plastic is a winner for them! On top of the sustainable side of the bag, they feel it packs some great features too and they particularly love having the security of both the dedicated laptop pocket as well as the lockable zippered sections.

Best Duffel Bag with Wheels – REI Co-op Big Haul Recycled Rolling Duffel – 30″

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While we love The North Face’s Maleta, we also tested the REI Co-op Big Haul and can confirm it is equally as great. This wheeled duffel provides traction in all conditions, but the Sherpa strap lets you carry your duffel when you need to.

Its handle and back-panel structure add durability to the rolling duffel bag. You also have internal compression straps, external zippered pockets, and a small zippered pocket on top for organisation.

  • Integrated wheels
  • Large for longer trips
  • Good Capacity
  • High quality
  • Wheels can’t be hidden
  • No added backpack straps
  • Might be too big for some

How The REI Co-op Big Haul Tested

Ok, so we found the REI Co-op Big Haul was easy to neatly pack and unpack, and it slotted easily into the overhead compartments. However, the wheels do make it heavy to carry , (and you will have to carry some of the time) and my arm was aching by the end of the day.

In terms of the materials, the main materials feel strong and the weatherproofing stood up to a bit of rain very well. However, I have felt better quality zippers and wonder if the ones on the Big Haul may start to wear and break after a bit of abuse.

Is the REI Co-op Big Haul for me?

Perfect for a month abroad, The REI Co-op Big Haul wheeled duffel bag has 87 litres of interior space and ample organisation to take you (and your gear) around the world. However, there are no removable backpack straps so you’re stuck to wheeling it around!

For those of our team who need to travel with heavy gear, like the climbers and filmmakers in the gang, the REI Co-op Big Haul really works perfectly for their needs. They feel it offers them much more versatility and durability over a traditional wheeled suitcase with both the carry options and the additional compartments and pockets.

Best Carry on Travel Duffel Bag – Patagonia Black Hole 40

Patagonia Black Hole 40L

This mid-length machine can store everything you need for weekend trips or even entire vacations for light packers. We tested it out on a weekend trip across Europe that took in planes, buses and trains so the old Black Hole got a good and proper trial.

Store your goods in a bag that just barely sneaks under strict carry-on regulations while staying light as a feather. Once you’ve unpacked, you can neatly store this Patagonia bag inside of itself, using its own pockets to compact. 

If you are specifically looking for more carry-on options, check out our best carry on duffel bags post if this is what you’re specifically looking for.

Travelling in cattle class? Have a look at our Ryanair carry-on bags for more specific packs.

How The Patagonia Black Hole Tested

Firstly, even though I have said I am not a fan of wearing duffels as backpacks, this one actually feels ok so big hurrah! When we tested this out we were impressed by its versatility and it performed as well for business trips as it did for weekend expeditions. It isn’t a thick as some other duffels on this list which makes it lighter to carry but may mean it doesn’t last as long although we hasten to point out it felt solid and rugged enough to our testers touch.

Is the Patagonia for me?

Carry the Patagonia Black Hole pack as a duffel or a backpack. This all-purpose travel bag is made with lightweight, tear-resistant matte nylon and has protective padding so you can carry everything all day.

Our team have been big fans of this bag for a while and feel the Black Hole is a classic duffel that does what it sets out to do really well without any bells and whistles. Where the back is lacking slightly on organisational features it makes up for with its incredible durability, weather resistance and all-around versatility. The fact it can be folded down into it’s own little bag and thrown into larger packs as an overflow is also something our team is a big fan of.

Want something more? Well, check this out, Patagonia now also make a rolling duffel version of the Black Hole too!

Best Carry On Travel Duffel Bag (#2) –  BAOSHA Canvas Duffel

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Although you could easily use the North Face Maleta as your carry on travel duffel bag, our top pick in this category is the BAOSHA Canvas Duffel!

So, why’s that? This bag belongs in the ‘weekend away in a fancy hotel’ class of duffel bags; this duffel oozes class with its classic look of canvas and faux leather. Durable thanks to its tough materials, it will survive the knocks, dust, and dirt of travel while weighing just 2.8 Pounds. This might just be the most stylish carry on duffel bag on the market!

It has the potential capacity of 55 litres while still being suitable as an airline carry on. Inside you’ll find two zip-close security pockets and a further two open pockets for smaller items, while the outside of the duffel has a further couple of small compartments and external pockets. It also features a removable shoulder strap for great wearability.

  • Excellent style
  • Durable canvas construction
  • Weighs just 2.8 Pounds
  • 55 liters may be a little large for some
  • No dedicated laptop sleeve
  • Faux rather than real leather
  • Zips can’t be locked

How The Tileman Canvas Duffel Tested

So, this is not a duffel for serious travelers or outdoor heads. When we tested it we soon came to lament the lower quality material and its lack of special features. While it performed adequately for our testers weekend retreat, he commented that he felt like it may begin to fray in the face of heavier usage.

Is the Tileman Canvas Duffel for me?

If you’re looking for a travel duffel bag that will set the scene for a luxurious or romantic couple of days away, you’ve found it with the Tileman Canvas Duffel!

But more than simply a pretty face, its durability and relative lightness of weight make it a duffel bag you’ll want to reach for again and again!

For those on our team who aren’t always living the dirtbag lifestyle, this duffel finds the perfect balance between cost, functionality and business style. Here at TBB we feel it’s the perfect duffel for commuting with large amounts of gear or people who need space for their gym kid as well as business travellers wanting to look swish on the go.

Best Men’s Leather Duffel – Kodiak Leather 60L Weekender

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If you need a bag for a weekend getaway, for everyday use, for business, the  Kodiak 60L is definitely the best all-around men’s leather duffel bag. This stylish choice won’t look out of place anywhere: on a high-end weekend getaway, or just running some errands around town.

Made from all thick  top-grain leather  by the folks at  Kodiak 60l Weekender which is sturdy hardwearing and bloody beautiful.

Not a typical chuck-it-all-in duffel, the Kodiak weekend bag has a few organisation options. The bag includes three exterior pockets that use YKK zips, as well as a zipped  shoe compartment and a  dedicated laptop sleeve  at the bottom of the bag. This external pocket means you can easily take your laptop out, and put it in again when it comes to airport security.

Looking specifically for a men’s bag for the weekend , check out our post for more option

How The Kodiak 60L Weekender Tested

When our tester got his hands on this duffel it wasn’t so much love at first sight as love at first scent – the finished leather smelt just lovely! Anyway the bag is not the lightest duffel on this list and our tester did feel the weight of the leather after long periods of carrying. The zips and fittings all felt solid and the pack generally feels built to last.

All in all this is a super simple, stylish pack well and truly earned its place on this list.

Is The Kodiak 60L Weekender For Me?

Speaking of which, this bag is  carry-on compliant,  so you’ll be able to throw it over your shoulder and breeze right past the luggage carousel on your next trip, which makes this high-quality bag all the more convenient.

This is a stylish, hardwearing and uber-masculine duffel option. Oh, and there’s also a removable shoulder strap for a variety of carrying options.

For the ultimate in style and durability, our team felt this Kodiak leather duffel was a real winner. In fact, they felt if you were looking for a bag you’d have for decades to some, this would be a real sound investment. They just loved how high quality the materials and construction felt alongside the sleek and timeless style.

Best 50 Litre Travel Duffel Bag – Kuhl Escape 50

Kuhl Escape Duffel 50l

The KUHL Eskape 50 is a high versatile and durable duffel, custom designed for outdoor travel, and everyday use. 

Here are key features of the KUHL Eskape:

The KUHL Eskape 50 offers litres of storage which provides enough space for a few works worth of travel gear. It has one large main compartment with a U-shaped opening, and then  several external pockets for easy access to essentials.

Its is made from tough and weather-resistant materials, including a 1680D ballistic nylon bottom and a 500D Poly-TPU coated body. This ensures that the Eskape can withstand a bit of battering and is suitable for outdoor use, protecting your gear from the elements.

  • Stylish design – looks great in both urban and outdoor settings
  • Quality materials that both durable yet comfy to wear
  • Loads of storage space.
  • Can be a tad heavy – especially when loaded
  • Not be as breathable as some other packs and can get sweaty
  • It ain’t cheap

Is The Kuhl Eskape 50 For Me?

The KUHL Eskape boasts padded, adjustable shoulder straps as well as a removable padded shoulder strap. This allows users to carry it comfortably as either a backpack or over a shoulder like a classic duffel. It also has reinforced grab handles on each end for easy lifting and carrying.

The KUHL Eskape  50 has several internal and external pockets. These include a zippered mesh pocket inside the lid, a side pocket with a water-resistant zipper, and a front pocket with a key clip and organizational compartments.

Best Women’s Travel Duffel Bag –  Under Armour Women’s UA Motivator Duffle Sport Bag

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Its smaller size compared to some of the travel duffel bags on our list makes it great for throwing in some clothes for a last-minute night away from home, or as an everyday duffel for carrying your gym kit.

Its softshell construction means it also folds down incredibly small and can be used as a spare bag without adding much weight to your other luggage! This duffel has a good degree of water resistance, which will keep your kit safe from light rain showers, with other features including a hanging internal pocket to keep small items safe.

  • Specifically designed for women
  • Lightweight
  • Water-resistant
  • Hanging internal pocket
  • Softshell construction
  • No backpack straps
  • Not suitable for business travel

How The Under Armour Tested

The tester brought this duffel bag along to a weekend athletic meet. She commented that the colour scheme was a bit too bland for taste, but did appreciate the way in which the bag can be packed down and minimised for day and gym use. In summary, we found this to be a perfectly serviceable day duffel but do question how well it would perform on longer trips in testing weather conditions.

Is the Under Armour Women’s UA Motivator Duffle Sport Bag for me?

Women looking for a simple, lightweight duffel to get their kit from A to B without spending hours packing to fill every nook and cranny of a backpack will be very happy to buy the Under Armour Women’s UA Motivator Duffle Sport Bag. A great everyday travel duffel bag, it also has a great price!

Our team felt this was the best small duffel bag because it just got the job done without being heavy or cumbersome. They felt it was a great affordable and lightweight duffel to use for everyday trips like heading to the beach or the gym and it’s light enough to fold up and throw into your backpack to use whenever you need on your trip.

Best Waterproof Duffel Bag –  YETI Panga 50 Dry Duffel

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Considering YETI makes the most durable coolers, insulated tumblers, and packs, expect the same emphasis of quality and durability from their dry duffel. You could probably throw this duffel over a waterfall and your stuff would still stay dry!

This is the best travel duffel bag if you are doing any type of water activity – rafting down a river; living on a boat; travelling in monsoon season; you name it, YETI’s got you.

You could simply attach this to the side or a river tube and it would hold up! It has 6 lash points and 2 long straps so you can haul your bag in multiple ways. 2 easy-to-access mesh pockets keep your valuables safely tucked away. We think 50 litres is a perfect size, but if you need something bigger, this bag also comes in a 75 litre and 100-litre size.

  • Most durable duffel bag ever
  • Fully Waterproof
  • Heavy (price you pay for durability)
  • Might be overkill for basic trips

How The Yeti Panga Dry Duffel Tested

We’ll confess now, we did not test this duffel by taking it white river rafting. However, we did fill it up with clothes and drop it in a bath tub to test the water proofing and are pleased to report that the inside stayed perfectly dry.

Of course, the waterproofing may begin to wear off after extended periods of use but based on what we have seen the Yeti Panga feels pretty solid.

Is the YETI Panga 50 Dry Duffel for me?

Keep your gear dry on your next trip with the YETI Panga 50 dry duffel. This fully waterproof bag is designed to handle total water submersion while remaining 100% dry on the inside.

Need a seat? Grab your Panga. Need a backpack? Grab your Panga. Need a personal floatation device? Grab your Panga. This is the most durable travel duffel bag on this list. Use it for your craziest adventures!

Our team are big fans of how well-made this duffel is and how much confidence it gave them when it came to protecting their gear. They really put it to the test and our team were super impressed. In fact, one member ended up capsizing on a fishing trip and this bag held tight full of clothing, gear and phones for over an hour as well as keeping our team member afloat too. Pretty impressive!

Best Business Travel Duffel Bag –  UNIQUEBELLA Suit Travel Duffel

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Thanks to the UNIQUEBELLA Suit Travel Duffel, you can still use a duffel bag and travel with the smarter clothes of a business trip. This duffel cleverly opens out flat to create a dedicated compartment for laying suits and shirts flat without folding them tightly; you’ll find them as wrinkle-free when you arrive at your destination as when you packed them away.

There’s also another dedicated compartment for your business shoes, and four internal zip pockets and a small zip-close external pocket. Lastly, at 55 litres, this duffel both has enough volume for a few days away, and is generally airline carry on compliant.

  • Rolls out flat to take suits
  • Wrinkle-free clothes storage
  • Dedicated shoe compartment
  • Internal zip-close pockets
  • Made from synthetic materials
  • No dedicated tech sleeve
  • Not for adventure travel!

How The UNIQUEBELLA Suit Travel Duffel Tested

When we tested this duffel travel bag we were quite taken by the novel design and by the dedicated suit compartment. Whether it truly keeps clothes “wrinkle free” does seem like a bit of an exaggeration although none of us owns a business suit so we could not actually test this out.

Is the UNIQUEBELLA Suit Travel Duffel for me?

Need to keep a suit and shirt crease-free while travelling? Here’s the answer, the UNIQUEBELLA Suit Travel Duffel! Its fold-out design makes it super-easy to transport business wear without the need to iron at your destination and takes care of all those little extras with its shoe compartment and necktie pocket to name just two.

Even us vagabonds need to don a suit from time to time and though our team did feel this bag was a little niche, they felt it cornered position perfectly. They were unsure if the bag would be a little gimmicky but in practice they felt the design actually worked well in practical use and kept their gear wrinkle-free and ready to rock!

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Best Duffel Bag for Expedition –  The North Face Base Camp Duffel

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When you are hitting the mountains for days on end, you’ll need a duffel bag that is up to the challenge. The North Face Base Camp duffel has been an essential piece of kit for explorers, mountaineers, and adventurers for decades.

  • Comes in multiple sizes
  • Just 4 lbs in weight
  • Ultra Durable
  • Come with backpack straps
  • Lacks a little rigidity
  • Not  fully  waterproof
  • Not all versions carry on compliant
  • The big sizes are awkward to carry when packed full

How Did the North Face Base Camp Duffel Test?

We tested this bag in the depths of the Karakoram range in Pakistan. It has been snagged against a barbed wire fence, stepped on by pack mules, dropped in the mud, and snowed on for hours. Whenever I head to the mountains for an extended adventure, you better believe that this bag is coming with. 10 stars.

Is the The North Face Base Camp duffel bag for me?

Are you going on a serious adventure and needing to haul all of your gear along for the ride? This is the bag for you. Our team really loved the simple but high-quality nature of this duffel and generally North Face bags as a whole. They liked that this duffel added a bit more in the way of organisational pockets than the Black Hole and also offered a matt style rather than the shiny exterior of the black hole, which some of the team really preferred.

Best Travel Duffel Bag for the Trails –  The North Face Base Camp Voyager Duffel

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Well, never thought I would take a duffel bag on hikes and bike rides, but North Face has done it again! This is one of the best all-around travel bags, no question!

You can toss this on top of your car or stow it away on a flight. This bag can easily be used for ANY type of adventure.

The bag unzips for easy access to the main compartment. There is a top padded pocket for delicate items, side pockets for a water bottle and small items, and internal zipper pockets for organization.

The straps and back support are not as padded as The North Face’s hiking backpacks, but it will do the trick for shorter hikes and rides!

  • Ripstop weather resistant Nylon material
  • Versatile backpack/duffel
  • Plenty of organizational compartments
  • Not as comfortable as hiking backpacks
  • 32 liters might be too small for some

How The North Face Base Camp Voyager Duffel Tested

To test this pack out we brought it along on a multi day camping trip into the wild mountains of Northern Spain. Of course, it did not feel quite as comfortable as a proper hiking backpack would and I did miss the additional support from a dedicated backpack. Still, the straps felt OK and the pack had plenty of room to fit our gear.

Is The North Face Base Camp Voyager Duffel for me?

The North Face Base Camp Voyager Duffel is a mobile base camp for all your mountain-biking, trail-running and skiing escapades. It has all the organizational bells and whistles you need to organize your gear, and multiple uses mean it is a functional bag for a wide array of trips.

Our team felt this was the perfect duffel for those who love adventure travel and outdoor sports. They were particularly impressed by how comfortable it was to carry heavy gear like climbing equipment, especially when the hike in itself is pretty challenging. They also felt it offered a level of organisation for their gear that is pretty rare with these types of large gear bags.

  The Classic Duffle by Mahi  – Best Small Duffel Bag

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Looking for the great men’s leather duffel bag days out and short trips? If so, the Classic Duffle by Mahi may be just for you.

Combining traditional elegance with rugged practicality, the MAHI Classic Duffle in Vintage Brown is a lovely luggage piece for those looking for a stylish gym bag , weekend or overnight bag.

It’s made with beautifully supple full-grain leather on the main body and complimented with a fawn cotton lining. Other features include four brass studs on the base, a front zipped pocket for easy access to your essential items, a smaller zipped pocket on the inside and a detachable and extendable shoulder strap with additional padding for comfort.

  • Designed for low-cost carrier use
  • Soft Leather
  • Multiple zippered pockets
  • Heavy for size
  • Not big enough for many trips
  • Not waterproof

How The MAHI Leather Duffel Tested

I’ve tested quite a few pieces from the MAHI leather range. The leather on all of them isn’t exactly high grade, but feels very good for the price point.

Is the MAHI Leather duffel for me?

Being a small bag, this one is approved for carry-on by most airlines either the super strict budget ones. When it comes to packing, this thing thankfully stands up on its own, not falling in on itself as some duffel bags tend to.

Our team felt this was a great compact duffel that still offered good space optimisation. They felt for the minimalist traveller or commuter that doesn’t need a whole heap of gear, it’s the perfect option. They also felt the bag offered decent quality in terms of materials for the money.

Best Large Travel Duffel –  REI Co-op Big Haul Recycled Duffel

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Looking to travel with a lot of kits? You’re going to need a large travel duffel! The REI Co-op Big Haul Recycled Duffel comes in a variety of sizes, much like Patagonia’s Black Hole duffel series , and runs up to the 90-litre XL version. It is available at a very reasonable price tag for the volume size of the bag.

What else do you get for the price? You get a duffel specifically intended for rougher travel, made from 600 Dernier waterproof materials with a large D-zip opening for easy access. You also get two removable shoulder straps and a side zip-close pocket for smaller items.

  • Made for tougher travel assignments
  • 40-90 litres
  • Large opening
  • No major internal divisions
  • Not for business travel
  • Has to go in the aircraft hold
  • Weight of 1.6kg

How The REI Co-op Big Haul Recycled Duffel Tested

We tested this REI Co-op Big Haul Duffel by adding it to our Pakistan expedition arsenal which means that it gets used to carry packed tents and camping equipment up and down mountain sides. Of course, carting a duffel up a mountain side never easy but this one felt relatively light. It was able to withstand classes with jagged rocks and stayed dry despite drizzle. Result!

Is the REI Co-op Big Haul Duffel for me?

This unisex travel duffel bag by REI certainly fits the definition of a large travel duffel with a capacity of 90 litres. Is it the best? Well, we think it is! Tough and ready for anything, simply throw your kit in, and start your adventure!

Our team just loved how rugged this bag felt and many of them described it as pretty much bulletproof when it came to throwing anything at it! In fact, a few of the team have owned this bag for years on end and it’s been abused in all corners of the world and stood up admirably. They also loved the large zippered compartments that were big enough to use for their shoes or bigger items.

Best Large Travel Duffel (#2) –  Thule RoundTrip Snowsports Duffel

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The Thule RoundTrip Snowsports Duffel is a travel duffel bag for anyone who needs to transport larger amounts of baggage since it has a volume capacity of 80 litres.

Rather than having an external compartment at one end of the bag, it has one at either end helping with the organization of large amounts of kit.

The main compartment has a wide D-shaped zip-close opening that makes it simple to load and unload, while the large tags on the zips make them easy to shift even with cold fingers! Water-resistant all around, it has a waterproof bottom so there are no worries about lowering the bag onto the wet ground.

  • Large capacity
  • The external compartment at both ends
  • Wide D-shaped opening
  • Large zip tags
  • Water-resistant but not fully waterproof
  • Too large a capacity for many
  • Weight of 3 lbs. 5.9 oz
  • Not ideal for business travel

How The Thule RoundTrip Snowsports Duffel Tested

When compared to other duffels on this list the 80-litre Thule RoundTrip Snowsports Duffel is a giant and our tested had no issues in fitting all of his camping gear in. Of course, big bags are heavier and bulkier and our tested did remark that a full packed 80-litre duffel isn’t the easiest carry. The waterproof base was kind of put to the test when the bag was laid on wet ground and we’re pleased to confirm that the pack remained nice and dry.

Is the Thule RoundTrip Snowsports Duffel for me?

If you need a travel duffel bag with a large capacity, the Thule RoundTrip Snowsports Duffel could well be the duffel bag for you! Its 80-litre capacity is divided between the main compartment at two end compartments, while the waterproof base is another fine addition.

Our team are big fans of the Thule brand and expected big things from these duffels. They were of course suitably impressed by the durability and high quality of the bag but mostly their feedback featured high praise for the larger end compartments as well as loving the range of sizes available.

Best Travel Duffel Bag for the Mountains (DURABLE) –  North Face Base Camp

North Face Base Camp

The cylindrically-shaped Base Camp duffel by North Face is a 50-litre capacity bag with an empty weight of just over 1.23 kg. They do carry sizes up to 90-liters as well!

As you would expect from North Face, the Base Camp Duffel is made from durable materials of 80% polyester with 20% polyamide. There’s a separate compartment at one end, and a zipped mesh pocket within the main compartment for easy access to smaller items.

The duffel comes with wide, adjustable, shoulder straps designed to avoid twisting, and padded grab handles. External compression straps around the circumference of the main compartment and at either end of the bag help reduce down and secure your contents.

  • Good empty weight
  • Made from durable materials
  • Pockets for smaller items
  • Ergonomically-designed shoulder straps
  • Softshell duffel
  • Synthetic rather than natural materials

How The North Face Camp Tested

Our first impressions upon taking out the North Face camp were that it very much looks and feels like an expedition piece – as such we are not sure how well it would translate to more “normal” travel usage. As a heavy duty camping and expedition piece its certainly rugged although the fact that its not fully water proof does cost it some points.

Is the North Face Base Camp for me?

This is an iconic, super-tough expedition duffel from The North Face. The separate end compartment means you can keep clean and dirty items divided without endless periods of repacking, while the durable materials used will ensure the Base Camp can be used for more than just the one adventure!

Another fine North Face duffel! Our team once again had high expectations but also wanted to know what made this stand out against the brand’s other offerings. Firstly they felt the Base Camp offered the most durable and weather-resistant materials, meaning they could really push where they could take this thing. With it’s larger size they also appreciated the additional of compression straps to keep everything compact and maximise space.

Best Travel Duffel Bag on a Budget –  Sweetbriar Vintage Canvas Duffel

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This stylish bag is one of the best travel duffel backpacks if you’re on a budget! The Sweetbriar Vintage Canvas Duffel is listed under $40 and is perfect for a weekend in the city versus a few days of camping in the wild.

It comes in a very attractive tan canvas and leather-coloured webbing styling. It incorporates zipped compartments on the front of the bag as well as plenty of internal zippers and organisational features. Expansion zips give a total overall volume of 39 litres, plenty for that weekend away, while there are also lock-together carry handles and an adjustable shoulder strap.

  • Lovely design
  • Comprises zipped compartments
  • Expansion zips give 39-liter capacity
  • Adjustable shoulder strap
  • Not very durable
  • Capacity may be too small for some
  • Hand wash only

How The Sweetbriar Vintage Canvas Duffel Tested

What we really loved about this travel duffel bag was that in the flesh, it looks and feels like it cost a lot more than $40. If you are looking for a hardcore travel duffel that will survive all weather and last for years then this may not be the one for you. However, if you are after a budget travel bag for an upcoming trip, then perhaps you have found what you need?

Is the Sweetbriar Vintage Canvas Duffel for me?

Any man or woman about town will readily fall in love with this unisex vintage canvas duffel. The ideal size for a weekend away, it consists of smaller compartments and pockets as well as the main compartment and also boasts an adjustable shoulder strap.

Our team felt that for a pretty run-of-the-mill duffel, this thing doesn’t look cheap and with the canvas material it’s also really durable too. They also loved that it was packed full of features like interior pockets, side shoe compartments and hidden valuable pockets.

Best Packable Duffel Pack – Gregory Alpaca Duffel


The Alpaca Duffel is versatile and resilient carry-all, skillfully merging practical travel functionalities into a robust duffel design. Encased in a water-shielding TPU layer and crafted from 40% recycled material, this duffel ensures solid protection for your belongings. The bottom is fortified against wear and tear, with an additional layer of foam for enhanced durability. Thoughtfully designed for the contemporary traveller, the bag features an expandable zippered end pocket to segregate your clean attire from the soiled, alongside an ingenious packing cube that serves both as a tool for packing and a storage solution.

The detachable shoulder straps deliver comfortable carry and the interior mesh compartments are great for organization of your travel gear. With a range of sizes available, spanning from 40 to 100 liters, there’s a perfect Alpaca Duffel for every adventure, big or small. The product is priced between $139.95 for the 40L version and $199.95 for the 100L.

  • Trusted brand
  • Comes with packing cube
  • Shiny exterior
  • Doesn’t have a rigid structure

How The Gregory Alpaca Duffel Tested

I absolutely love the Alpaca Duffel for its unmatched versatility and durability on all my travels. The thoughtful design details, such as the expandable pocket for separating dirty clothes, and the handy packing cube, truly make packing and organizing a breeze. However, I find the shiny finish a bit too ‘glarey’ for me and it’s not the lightest 60 liter duffel I have tried.

So first of all, Duffel Bags are awesome. They’re physically tough, your belongings are easy to access and kept safe by the waterproof fabric – even the worst baggage handler can’t do much harm! Below are the most important features to pay attention to when you are deciding on your purchase because there are so many bags on the market!

However, not all Duffels are the same. Choosing the right one requires looking at different factors. Our list of factors below will give you a rough idea of what you should be looking out for when being on the hunt for a new Duffel Bag.

From detachable backpack straps to a rolling duffel, there are more options than you might first think when it comes to the best travel duffel.

How to Choose a Travel Duffel Bag

What do you plan to carry in your duffel bag? And where are you travelling to? You may need an ultra-durable duffel backpack that can handle the abuse of long-term and international travel, or you may only need a simple bag to get you to/from the airport.

Perhaps you’re going on a boat or river adventure or travelling around Europe in winter. Either way, a waterproof or weatherproof bag is the ticket! Pay attention to the bags’ materials because the best traveling duffel bags are tough enough to deal with your adventures!

When deciding which travel duffel bag for you, you need to first think about your style of packing. Are you looking for a duffel bag that consists of a single large main compartment, or one with several compartments and an internal mesh pocket in addition to the main one?

If you’re travelling for business, you should consider a bag that protects tech gear, such as a laptop, as well as allows you to pack your clothes without creases. You might also want to look at features such as compression straps that keep everything neat and in place.

If you’ve got heaps of gear to organise and need things easy to access you might also want to consider exterior pockets.

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Ask yourself: what are you using your travel duffel bag for? There are some excellent duffel bags with incredible style if you’re looking for a bag to take your belonging to a hotel for a weekend of relaxation. Likewise, there are a great number of travel duffels more suited to the great outdoors – offering different levels of weather protection, and weighing more or less too.

Also, consider how comfortable the bag is going to be compared to other duffel bags. Does it offer a padded shoulder strap or even two removable backpack straps? If you’re going to be wearing it for a long time and it’s packed full of all your travel gear, padded straps are a lifesaver!

Finally, you may want the classic duffel bag functionality or one with wheels and/or backpack straps. Whether detachable or integrated, padded shoulder straps don’t add a lot of weight, but can make a bag a lot more comfortable in the long term.

If you’re planning to carry your travel duffel bag for long periods, such as on a camping trip or up and down cobblestone streets in search of your hotel room, weight is going to be a hugely important factor in your decision-making. The best travel duffel bags are those that maximise their space and minimise their weight.

Duffel bags with wheels can weigh significantly more, but if you’re planning to get a rolling duffel and use the wheels versus carrying it on your shoulder, this won’t be a major concern!

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In order to compare these duffle bags against one another, we threw them into a gladiatorial pit and forced them to fight to the death…OK so no that did not happen. Instead, various members of Team Broke Backpacker tested these duffels over a period of a number of years taking them on trips. That means that some duffels got put through the gauntlet of a month long vacation whereas got off lightly with a weekend trips. As such, the science isn’t exactly exact here.

Still, we stand by our findings. With each duffel we paid close attention to capacity and packing functionality, we compared how comfortable each duffel felt to carry, assessed how rugged and resilient each one felt and awarded bonus points for style.

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Now, you  could spend a fat chunk of $$$ on the WRONG present for someone. Wrong size hiking boots, wrong fit backpack, wrong shape sleeping bag… As any adventurer will tell you, gear is a personal choice.

So give the adventurer in your life the gift of convenience: buy them an REI Co-op gift card!  REI is The Broke Backpacker’s retailer of choice for ALL things outdoors, and an REI gift card is the perfect present you can buy from them. And then you won’t have to keep the receipt. 😉

Still have some questions about the best travel duffels? No problem! We’ve listed and answered the most commonly asked questions below. Here’s what people usually want to know:

Why should you get a duffel bag?

Duffel bags might not be as handy as backpacks, but they’re just as spacious. If you’re not planning on backpacking, duffel bags are the next best option to store all of your gear safely.

Which duffel bag is the best?

We love the Osprey Transporter Expedition Duffel as it can be carried as a duffel bag and backpack at the same time. It’s the best of both worlds.

What’s a good size duffel bag?

A duffel bag can range from 35 to 65 liters. Most of them have an average of 40L which makes them perfect for carry-on.

What should I look for in a duffel bag?

Look for these key features: 1. Quality of the material and price 2. The design 3. Packability, size and weight

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In this guide, we’ve covered the 17 best travel duffel bags on the market. From the big players to smaller brands, we’ve reviewed the ones fit for the great outdoors, your next business meeting, or a short hotel stay.

Nowadays, you’re spoilt for choice when it comes to travel gear. Do you want a duffel bag with wheels? One that is lightweight? How about a fully waterproof duffel backpack? All you need to do is pick out the best travel duffel bag for you!

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10 chic duffel bags that make the perfect carry-on bag

There’s even one built with wheels for extra convenience

10 chic duffel bags that make the perfect carry-on bag

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Short vacation trips  are meant to be  quick getaways  to relax and unwind from the hustle of life . But to truly enjoy the full potential of such a fun, spontaneous holiday, it really pays to be equal parts casual and stylish when it comes to packing. This is where duffel bags come in. These roomy totes easily take the place of a carry-on or check-in luggage,  and  they store more than enough for a quick break. Ahead we round up ten different duffel bags for you to choose from, from sleek, luxury options to more versatile, low-key totes that can take you from the gym to the office to the airplane in a jiffy.

Check out these foldable, collapsible carriers which will be more than useful on your next trip.

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The Le Pliage bag is a core product of the Longchamp brand. While it’s technically not a duffel, the extra-roomy travel size is easily adaptable as a weekend bag for short trips. Alternatively, the collapsible bag can be stashed into your luggage for added space to bring all your shopping home. The lightweight polyamide composition of the bag is easy to clean and maintain with a wet cloth.

Whether you have mobility issues or don’t want to hand-carry your luggage, this Samsonite tote is built with wheels for extra convenience. The trolley handles can be tucked away so the bag fits easily into the airplane’s overhead compartment. There’s also a pocket to keep any documents and electronic devices secured.

The Lululemon duffle bag easily helps you transition from the gym to work, and from work straight to vacation. The top handle design has a detachable strap to transform it into a shoulder or crossbody bag, which comes in super handy when it gets too heavy. It’s also constructed with nylon and polyester, making it both lightweight and easy to clean.

If you didn’t know, Louis Vuitton started life as a luggage maker. So it makes sense for the French luxury label to tap into all our travel baggage needs. This cabin-sized Keepall Bandoulière is made with the signature monogram canvas and natural cowhide leather trimmings. There are bigger sizes with multiple colourways and patterns to pick from, too.

Available in Louis Vuitton boutiques

Loewe’s Amazona bag was launched in the 1970s as a top handle bag before it got updated in larger, more travel-friendly proportions. The detachable and adjustable strap further increases its versatility as a shoulder or crossbody bag. The weekend bag is made with Anagram jacquard and calfskin trims, with protective metal feet on the base.

Available in Loewe boutiques

The Paravel duffel bag promises to keep your belongings dry with its water-resistant recycled canvas construction for those heading to the beach or somewhere with a more humid climate. The contrasting trims and handles are made with vegan leather while the zippers can fit a small travel lock for added security.

Seasoned travellers know the importance of having multiple pockets to compartmentalise and organise all your travel essentials – passport and boarding passes, makeup, change of clothes and more – for a smooth and safe journey. And this Anya Hindmarch iteration, built with recycled materials and leather trims, was made for such people. There’s even a pull-out pouch to make quick retrieval of liquids seamless when crossing through airport security.

Under Armour is another athletics label to look out for when it comes to duffel bags for working out and travel. This model has been treated with water-resistant UA Storm technology. It’s also made with a large vented pocket for your laundry and shoes, and multiple interior and exterior pockets which make organising your items easy. This is the smallest size in stock, with three larger models available.

With a hefty 45-litre capacity, the Bellroy weekender bag could fit a week’s worth of travel essentials. And yet the wide silhouette is still flexible enough to shrink, making it easy to search for what you need without needing to unpack. Moreover, the sleek, nondescript design is made with water-resistant woven fabric and has multiple inner compartments to keep your laptop, toiletries, water bottle and more neatly segregated.

Osprey’s duffel bag is made completely of recycled fabrics and has a capacity of 30 litres. The best part? It’s designed like a handbag, collapsing into itself to become the size of a small pouch, thereby allowing you to get extra storage on-demand.

This article was originally published in Harper’s Bazaar Singapore .

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Our Top Picks:

Faux-Leather-Trim Canvas Overnight Bag

Best Weekender Bag on Amazon

Camtop faux-leather-trim canvas overnight bag.

Canvas and Leather Weekender Bag

Best Beis Weekender Bag

Beis canvas and leather weekender bag.

Travel Overnight Bag

Best Weekender Overnight Bag

Bagsmart travel overnight bag.

Capri 2-in-1 Garment and Duffel Bag

Best Duffel with Garment Bag

Brouk & co capri 2-in-1 garment and duffel bag.

Luka Duffle Bag

Best Weekender Bag with Shoe Compartment

Calpak luka duffle bag.

ReNew Transit Weekender

Best Carry-On Weekend Bag

Everlane renew transit weekender.

Chelsea Recycled Nylon Weekender

Best Designer Weekender Bag

Kate spade chelsea recycled nylon weekender.

Go Getter Large Weekender Bag

Best Lululemon Weekender Travel Bag

Lululemon go getter large weekender bag.

The Medium Everywhere Bag

Best Luggage-Style Weekender Bag

Away the medium everywhere bag.

The Catalina Deluxe

Best Nylon Weekender Bag

Lo & sons the catalina deluxe.

What should you consider when choosing a weekender bag?

Size: From compact overnight bags that hold one set of clothes to those that can hold up to five-plus shoes, the size of your weekender will ultimately depend on how long you plan to travel and how many resources you need.

Material: Whether you gravitate toward nylon that can withstand the elements or supple leather (real or faux!), there's a weekender for every style and budget.

Style: These weekender bags are a mix of duffels, totes , suitcases , and even convertible backpacks that are easy to carry and fit all your essentials for just a few days.

Features: Think shoe compartments, dedicated laptop sleeves, water bottle slips, and convenient exterior pockets for phones or IDs. Plenty also have trolley sleeves, aka the open-bottom slot that allows you to slide the bag onto suitcase handles. It's genius stacked on top of a roller bag for seamlessly moving through an airport.

Can a weekender bag be a carry-on?

That’s one of the best parts! The majority of these weekender bags work for short excursions but also double as smart carry-ons for trips of any length.

Once you’ve picked your new go-to weekender, you can grab a toiletry bag to keep yourself organized or add some hardworking travel accessories (like a mini hair dryer and jewelry case ). Comfortable clothes are ideal, too—try a pair of fabulous travel pants or one of these outfits on for size. Now all that’s left is to pick your destination—and actually see the world.

This weekender was made for wear and tear. The cotton-lined canvas design is durable, and its heavy-duty zippers promise dependability over time. One user reveals it is especially useful to bring to the hospital for deliveries. Equipped with a laptop pocket, a separate shoe compartment, and a trolley sleeve, this weekender has a lot to offer without breaking the bank. Plus, there's two dozen color combinations to choose from.

Trust us: The most talked-about weekender on the internet lives up to the hype. It has everything you need in one place: a zippered shoe compartment, a trolley sleeve, and a roomy interior with pockets for organization. It comes in six different hues, from timeless neutrals to delightful brights.

Employ this soft, ultra-light nylon bag as an overnighter or a gym bag. Not only does it have straps for your yoga mat, a zipped shoe compartment, and trolley sleeve, but it’s also spacious enough for your trip essentials. Some even note it as a solid dupe for trendy (and super-pricey) gym bags, with plenty calling out its versatility as a work bag (thanks to a handy laptop sleeve), sports bag, travel bag, and even a diaper bag.

Brouk & Co Capri 2-in-1 Garment and Duffel Bag

Are you traveling for a wedding or important business meeting? This bag will be your holy grail—it has a built-in garment bag and side pockets for shoes, plus a healthy amount of space for everything else you’ll need for the weekend.

This bag has a roomy main upper with plenty of interior pockets and a large shoe compartment at the bottom—meaning you can stay super organized and stylish. Plus, there's a handy trolley sleeve for easy traveling. Whether you reach for rose quartz, black, or cocoa, there's a style for everyone.

Everlane's travel offerings continue to impress us. This weekender is made from recycled materials, is roomy enough to carry a pair of shoes, an outfit or two, toiletries, your water bottle, and your laptop. You can wear it cross-body, on your shoulders, or on top of a rolling suitcase using the discreet trolley sleeve. What more could you need?

This convertible travel bag can be worn on the shoulder or stacked on top of luggage, thanks to a handy trolley strap. It has plenty of interior and exterior pockets to keep you organized throughout your travels.

For a sleek option, look no further than this water-resistant design from Lululemon. Every detail is considered, from the padded handles for easy carrying to the mix of small pockets for devices and travel essentials and bigger ones for your storage. There’s even an interior padded pocket for your laptop and a designated spot for your water bottle so you can easily access it. Finally, there’s a back-zippered pocket with a hidden trolley-compatible strap for when you have a suitcase with you.

If you prefer an understated approach to style, this minimalist nylon carry-on with leather detail is ideal. It fits perfectly under a seat, and in addition to the requisite laptop sleeve, it even has a compartment for a water bottle or umbrella. This size is great for one or two nights away, but for more packing room, try the large size , and for an everyday bag, try the smaller version . Plus, it has a laptop and trolley sleeve to make multi-carry travel a breeze.

Lo & Sons The Catalina Deluxe

With a spacious interior and separate bottom compartment —which can fit two to three pairs of shoes or your dirty laundry—this camo weekender will be a favorite for frequent travelers. In addition to the recycled poly material shown here, it also comes in a variety of eco-friendly canvas shades. This is an essential do-it-all weekender, with sturdy materials and construction that leave no room for worry.

S-Zone Oversize Canvas Leather-Trim Travel Tote

Oversize Canvas Leather-Trim Travel Tote

This canvas bag’s vintage unisex appeal and durable leather trim are undoubtedly its main selling points. Inside, plenty of zippered pockets make organizing your passport, wallet, and tech a breeze. While it's considered a fantastic overnight bag, the room for storage seems endless.

Mali + Lili Riley Nylon & Vegan Leather Weekend Travel Bag

Riley Nylon & Vegan Leather Weekend Travel Bag

At this price point, what's not to love about Mali + Lili's nylon weekender bag with a vegan leather trim and premium hardware finishes? It has a separate zip compartment for shoes or dirty clothes, as well as plenty of pockets inside and out for organizing. There's plenty of versatility thanks to interchangeable accessories and a trolley sleeve for travel. There is also a more compact style that's perfect for overnight stays.

Madewell Essential Overnight Bag in Leather

Essential Overnight Bag in Leather

A handsome leather weekender is meant to live a life well-traveled. Inside, plenty of roomy pockets help to keep you organized. This buttery-soft style is perfect for an overnighter and will only get better with wear. If black is not your thing, it also comes in a beautiful saddle shade.

Dagne Dover Landon Neoprene Carryall Duffle Bag

Landon Neoprene Carryall Duffle Bag

This extra-large, spacious, water-resistant neoprene duffel makes simplified storage and transport easier. than ever. Thanks to a water bottle holder, a shoe duster, a mesh pouch, and a padded laptop pocket, all of your essentials stay in place. All you have to do is choose from navy, black, camel, gray, and dune.

Vera Bradley Featherweight Travel Bag

Featherweight Travel Bag

We love that this adorable overnight bag's recycled nylon exterior is super-lightweight and water-repellent. From this lovely light blue to rose and floral prints, there's a design for everyone. Monogram enthusiasts, you have the option to personalize the bag with your initials for a travel bag that's just for you.

Paravel Main Line Duffle

Main Line Duffle

Travel like an old-school jetsetter with this very chic, vintage-inspired carryall. Not only is it made from a stain-repellent coated canvas with premium leather trim, but light packers could stash up to five days’ worth of clothing inside. It also makes a fabulous gift for those who love a monogrammed moment.

Rothy’s Structured Weekender Bag

Structured Weekender Bag

Don’t let the gorgeous camel-and-black exterior fool you—this roomy travel tote is made with roughly 1,794 grams of ocean-bound plastic. Beyond that, it has a detachable strap and multiple zippered compartments (and a laundry bag), not to mention that it's fully machine-washable. (P.S. You’ll want the matching overnight bag and wristlet , too.)

Monos Metro Weekend Bag in Black

Metro Weekend Bag in Black

With a sleek, compact design, Monos's versatile weekender can be worn on the shoulders (look at those generous straps!), across the body, or stacked on top of your luggage. It's crafted with a water-resistant nylon twill so you don't have to worry about being too precious on the go. We love that there's a zippered lower storage area for shoes or separating wet items, a 16-inch laptop sleeve, and built-in trolley sleeve. If nylon isn't your style, it also comes in a fabulous ivory, brown, and camel vegan leather .

Cuyana Recycled Knit Weekender

Recycled Knit Weekender

Travel smarter with this functional and fabulous weekender—crafted with a fine knit made from recycled plastics. Three main interior compartments keep all of your essentials organized, while the outside has laptop-sized pockets and a trolley sleeve, too. Also available in black and pebbled leather , as well as an overnight size.

Patagonia Black Hole Duffel Bag

Black Hole Duffel Bag

Available in four sizes (see medium , large , and extra-large options, as well as a nifty wheeled version ), this popular Patagonia duffel is made with durable nylon that has been tested to withstand water, rough abrasion, and freezing temps. We love this zip-around expandable bag that allows you increased carrying capacity at a moment’s notice. Plus, when not being worn as a duffel or backpack, the Patagonia bag folds flat for storage, so you don’t have to worry about needing extra space in your closet. Customers agree that this bag is built to last for years to come.

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The 10 Best Convertible Bags of 2023, Tested and Reviewed

Transform your bag for comfortable travel days with a handy convertible style.

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There’s nothing worse than dealing with achy back or shoulders when you have a long travel day ahead of you. Convertible bags, or bags that offer multiple holding styles, help keep you comfortable on busy trips when you may have packed more than you can carry. Transform your favorite backpack into a trendy tote or change your favorite duffel into a rolling bag with these stylish, easy-to-use convertible bags that are perfect for any adventure.

We put hundreds of bags to the test in our New York City lab, and also out and about during our own journeys. Each convertible bag on this list was evaluated with emphasis on portability, design, durability, and ease of use with Patagonia’s Black Hole 40L bag earning our top spot. For tote bags, shoulder bags, rolling bags, and more, check out our complete list of convertible bags perfect for travel.

Best Overall

Patagonia black hole 40l duffel bag.

  • Capacity 4 /5
  • Design 4 /5
  • Maneuverability 4.5 /5
  • Durability 5 /5

It’s the perfect size for a weekend getaway or storing gear long term.

It can be difficult compressing it down for storage.

The Patagonia Black Hole duffel is one of the most spacious and durable bags we’ve tested. Not only does the main compartment hold far more than it seems, it also has plenty of pockets to keep your gear or weekend essentials organized. We love that the handle straps have a clasp to clip together for comfortable holding and that the backpack shoulder straps are removable and adjustable to suit your needs. After more than a month of regularly traveling with this sturdy bag, it didn’t suffer any scratches or scuffs thanks to the glossy ripstop polyester. You can also choose from four different sizes (up to 100 liters ) to find the perfect one for your travels.

Price at time of publish: $159 for 40 liters

The Details: 2.05 pounds | 21 x 13.7 x 10.6 inches | 40 liters | Waterproof

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Best Carry-on

Nomatic travel bag 40l.

  • Capacity 5 /5
  • Design 5 /5
  • Comfort 3 /5

The bag’s rectangular shape makes it easy to pack clothing and other items.

The straps are a bit stiff and uncomfortable for long term use.

For a sleek and stylish bag that also has enough capacity to pack enough items for a weeklong vacation, consider Nomatic’s 40-liter Travel Bag. You can carry it as a traditional backpack, or fold the padded back straps down and hold it as a duffle instead. Plus, it comes with a detachable hip belt to distribute weight and enhance your comfort. The stiff shape to the bag makes packing a breeze and we love the additional shoe pockets, laptop sleeve, and spots for smaller items and even work supplies. The bag also comes with an additional laundry bag so you can level-up your travel organization, too.

Price at time of publish: $290

The Details: 3.42 pounds | 9 x 21 x 14 inches | 40 liters | Water-resistant

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The backpack straps are durable and well-padded.

It doesn’t have any outside pockets.

Best Checked

Thule chasm sport duffel bag.

  • Maneuverability 4 /5

The Thule Chasm Sport Duffel may just have the most comfortable straps of all the convertible bags we tested. They’re padded, adjustable, and easy to carry even when the 90-liter bag is packed to capacity. We love that the bag is solidly made of strong, weather-resistant TPE laminate and nylon. It is easy to clean, too, and, after testing for six months, only shows minor scratching on the outside. The duffel also comes with a packing cube that can be used for clothing, toiletries, or even a pair of shoes. Whether you’re heading off on a camping trip or planning a backpack adventure, this bag will be your new go-to for years to come.

Price at time of publish: $190

The Details: 4.98 pounds | 29 x 17 x 13 inches | 90 liters | Waterproof

Best Weekender

Béis the convertible weekender.

  • Organization 5 /5
  • Durability 4.8 /5

The bottom shoe compartment can be fully removed to make the bag smaller.

For its size, this is a fairly heavy bag.

This Béis weekender really takes “convertible” to a whole new level. Not only can you carry it as a crossbody or tote bag, but the bottom compartment is completely removable and zips shut to be packed inside larger bags. This means it’s two bags in one, and you can separate out dirty shoes, wet bathing suits, or leaky toiletries. Even without the bottom compartment, it is a great size and we were able to fit everything we would need for a long weekend getaway. There’s also a large, removable laptop sleeve with extra pockets for charging cables which is great if you’re storing the weekender in an overhead bin, but you still want your laptop mid-journey.

Price at time of publish: $128

The Details: 3.8 pounds | 19 x 10 x 16 inches | 49 liters

Best for Work

Aer travel pack 3.

  • Comfort 5 /5

It has many compartments, handles, and organizational features that make for smooth traveling.

It’s about the size of a standard backpack, so may be too small for long trips.

For business trips or weekend journeys, this convertible bag may be just what you need. Unlike traditional backpacks, the main compartment fully opens up so you can pack this one like a suitcase for easy organization. The bag is compact with compartments for everything you need including a padded laptop sleeve, a smart tracker pocket, and plenty of small external pockets. The back panel is firm, yet cushioned for support and comfort when carrying as a backpack and the side handle is durable, so you can confidently carry it as a duffel, or sling it over checked luggage instead. After our tests, the bag didn’t show any scuffs or other marks and the fabric was easy to clean to make it look good as new.

Price at time of publish: $249

The Details: 4.12 pounds | 21.5 x 13 x 9 inches | 35 liters

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Best With Wheels

Eagle creek 130l cargo hauler.

  • Maneuverability 3 /5
  • Durability 4 /5

The large capacity makes it perfect for long trips or transporting gear, and for families or groups wanting to pack together.

Because of its size, it can be hard to maneuver when fully packed.

This Eagle Creek duffel may be one of the largest bags we’ve tested at 130 liters with plenty of pockets for small storage as well as loops for attaching extra gear. While heavy-duty straps mean you can carry this bag on your back or as a duffel, sturdy wheels certainly come in handy when it is loaded up. We did find that the sides of a fully packed bag may protrude to the point where the bottom fabric can drag on the ground if you’re not careful but the fabric is still highly durable even over long periods of time. The protective materials make this bag a great option for camping or hauling gear as well.

The Details: 5.13 pounds | 34 x 13.75 x 15 inches | 130 liters | Water-repellent

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Best for Gear

Peak design travel duffel - 35l.

  • Design 4.5 /5
  • Durability 4.5 /5
  • Portability 4.5 /5

It can be used for anything from gym visits to camping trips.

The removable backpack straps aren’t very padded.

For a do-it-all convertible bag to complete your athleisure look, consider the Peak Design Travel Duffel which can be packed and comfortably carried as a sling, tote, or backpack. We found this bag to be quite comfortable for walking long distances no matter how you tote it, and the durable and sturdy shape protects your items in transit. After one month of regularly traveling with this duffel, we love its weatherproof fabric to keep all items dry no matter what we throw at it. Plus, it's 100 percent carbon neutral which also makes it sustainable luggage .

Price at time of publish: $140

The Details: 2 pounds | 22 x 13 x 10 inches | 35 liters | Waterproof liner

Caraa Studio Large Leather Tote

We love the roomy interior and organization.

It doesn’t have a luggage sleeve.

The Caraa Studio Tote is a stylish and versatile bag you’ll want to take with you everywhere. It comes with detachable backpack straps, which we love since most convertible bags leave extra straps dangling when not in use. The main compartment is roomy and easily fits a full sweatsuit or winter coat — perfect for a personal item or weekend bag. We also love all of the built-in organizational elements including two deep internal pockets, a zippered padded laptop compartment, an internal cinch pocket for a water bottle or phone, and a key leash with a detachable pouch. There is also one external zippered pocket on the back, which is great for a phone, work ID, passport, or anything else you may want to quickly grab.

Price at time of publish: $348

The Details: 2.38 pounds | 13 x 18 x 7.5 inches | Water-resistant lining

Kreya Aurora

The straps easily convert from tote to backpack without having to remove anything or deal with extra clips.

It is a bit stiff, so it’s not as easy to stuff this bag with extra items.

For a petite personal item or work bag, this stylish leather convertible bag is the perfect option. It’s big enough to easily fit what you may want for a full day at the office or an afternoon adventuring in a new city. Unlike other totes, it fully zips at the top to keep your items secure, plus adds snaps for extra space if needed. To convert the bag from a tote to a backpack, simply pull the straps downward until you have enough space to comfortably fit your arms through. Throughout our tests, this bag shined when it comes to portability because it’s also a slim size that is comfortable to carry all day. It’s also made of firm leather that has a hint of a sheen, so there are no visible watermarks, stains, or scratches after months of using this bag on a daily basis.

Price at time of publish: $495

The Details: 14 x 13 x 3 inches

Best for Garments

Mark & graham commuter 2-in-1 garment bag.

Mark & Graham

  • Ease of Use 5 /5
  • Quality 5 /5
  • Performance 5 /5

The garment bag sleeve will help keep your clothing wrinkle-free.

It doesn’t allow for easy access to some items.

Convertible garment bags may just be our new favorite way to carry clothing for business trips, destination weddings, and any other trip in with nicer items. Simply roll out the bag to store your suits, slacks, or formal dresses and then pack toiletries and other essentials on top as you zip the bag into an easy-to-carry duffel. This Mark and Graham bag even has side pockets to store shoes separately and smaller pockets around the interior to keep you even more organized. We also love that this bag is lightweight, so you can really pack it to capacity without having to worry about feeling weighed down.

Price at time of publish: $269

The Details: 22 x 10 x 10 inches

Other Convertible Bags We Liked

We’ve tested hundreds of bags both in our lab and during real world travels and, while the following bags certainly featured components we liked, they didn’t impress us quite as much as other options.

Modoker Convertible Garment Bag : This bag was easy to use and has a great price point, however it has a limited capacity and minimal storage compartments, so it wouldn’t be as practical for long trips.

Rains Duffel Bag : We think this bag is a solid option for weekend and overnight trips, but the polyester material wasn’t as durable as similar bags we tested and the crossbody strap wasn’t comfortable for carrying.

Our team tried dozens of different bags both in our New York City lab and during real world travels to determine the best convertible bags for every user. We began by weighing and measuring the bag and evaluating its features. Testers were asked to pack each bag to its full capacity, utilizing all compartments and organizational features as they normally would. During this process, we made note of structural features of the bag, ease of use, and functionality.

After packing the bags, testers were asked to try all the possible transportation methods including tote handles, shoulder straps, backpack straps, and even wheels. We then noted whether each was comfortable or not and provided details as to why. Bags tested in our lab were then placed on the top shelf of a ladder and pushed off 3-5 times, with attempts to land on a different part of the bag each time. We then surveyed the products for scratches, marks, or scuffs on the outside and opened the bag to look for damage to items inside. We also carried the bag around again to check for any changes or problems.

At the end of the longer testing period, we evaluated the bag’s exterior, looking for new scratches, marks, or scuffs. We also analyzed the bag’s overall quality and construction noting whether the bag appeared to be unharmed and durable enough to use over the years, or if bags were easily scuffed and needed to be cleaned frequently. Many of the bags were also tested over a one-month, three-month, and/or six-month period.

Tips for Buying a Convertible Bag

Prioritize desired carrying styles.

When investing in a bag, focus on your preferred methods for carrying it throughout any journey and once at your destination. If you know your adventures often call for long-distance commutes or even running through airports, you may want to opt for a convertible bag with the option to wear as a backpack. Similarly, if you know you’re a heavy packer or unable to carry large bags for long periods of time, you should consider a convertible bag with wheels.

Consider trip length and type

Whether you’re a weekend adventurer or enjoy long vacations, you should be sure your travel bag suits your trip. Convertible bags come in all shapes and sizes, so you’ll want to look for a bag that can fit everything you need and is easy to carry.

Many convertible bags have extra straps attached to the bag so you can easily switch from one carrying method to the other. Other bags have straps that you add on using clips or carabiners, so unused straps don’t drag or get caught on things while in transit. To find a convertible bag that suits your needs, be sure to read all of the product descriptions and carefully look at photos to evaluate the strap locations, padding, and maneuverability.

Many convertible bags are small enough to count as personal items or carry-on bags. To guarantee your bag will fit, check your specific airline’s size requirements and either measure your bag or check its specifications on retailer websites.

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The 16 Best Travel Duffel Bags on the Market in 2023

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Duffel bags are a great alternative to suitcases or backpacks and are designed to fit as much as you can comfortably carry.

Whether you’re looking for something small to carry on the plane, or a massive beast of a bag with wheels to pull behind you, there are plenty of great duffel bags to choose from.

A great duffel bag is one that has enough room for your clothing, enough extra pockets for your bits and pieces, and one that you’ll be able to carry, wear, or pull along with ease.

There are a number of qualities to consider before you buy your duffel bag.

Size and Capacity

If you’re planning on being airborne with your duffel, it’s pretty important that it meets the carry-on requirements of your airline . This way, you no longer have to worry about checking your bag into the hold, and you’ll always have your personal belongings within easy reach in the cabin.

Small duffel bags will offer between 25 to 50 liters of usable space, and most of them will meet the 22 x 14 x 9-inch specification for most major U.S. airlines. These smaller duffel bags are pretty useful for weekends away, solo travelers, and those who only like to pack the bare minimum.

If you think you need a little more space to carry your gear with you, consider a 50- to 75-liter capacity bag. Perfect for those who need more space for extra layers, but aren’t worried about carrying bulky equipment, most of these medium-sized duffel bags will need to be checked in when you fly.

For those who do need to take the kitchen sink with them, large duffel bags with a 75-liter or higher capacity are an excellent choice for adventurers who need to haul heavy loads as they go.

From tents to fishing gear, and everything in between, you can fit everything into these oversized duffel bags, but watch your weight as bags over 50 pounds may incur excess baggage fees .

Because not all duffel bags are equal, it means that some can weigh significantly more when empty than others. If weight is an issue for you when you travel, consider the following before you buy:

  • Wheeled models will be heavier than non-wheeled duffels, with some weighing as much as 20% of your total 50-pound luggage allowance — even before you’ve started to fill it.
  • Heavy duffel bags are exhausting to carry long distances or up and downstairs, so think about how easy it will be to walk with your duffel when you need to.

Wheels vs. No Wheels 

Wheeled duffel bags are much easier to lug around airports, and sling in and out of cars, boats, and trains. They usually have 1 main compartment that will hold your belongings with ease, making them the best-loved choice for those who need to take some serious sporting or camping equipment with them.

Duffel bags without wheels are also a strong contender for those looking to explore distant shores as they tend to be lighter to carry. Wheeled or rolling duffel bags can become unstable on rugged ground, causing your belongings to fall or spill. If you’re carrying it close to your person, this won’t happen.

Carry Options

The size of your duffel bag, how much it weighs, and how long you intend to be carrying it are all important considerations when it comes to choosing your new duffel bag.

Wear it like a backpack or carry it like a tote — there are options out there, and you should choose the one that best suits you.

  • Backpack-style Straps — If you like to throw your bag on your back and do not need to access it regularly, many of the premium duffel bags on the market offer removable backpack straps that have some light padding to make them more comfortable than regular straps.
  • Shoulder-style Straps — If you want easy access to your bag while you travel, and are only covering short distances, carry it using a shoulder strap. Lots of duffel bags come with shoulder straps that are removable.

Whether you choose a wheeled duffel, or one without, at some point, you’ll need to rely on a handle to make simple maneuvers with your bag.

Every type of duffel bag will come complete with a handle of one sort or another. Your duffel could come complete with either or both of the following:

  • Carry Handles — This could be a simple padded handle that connects the backpack straps, a pair of dedicated handles like a handbag, or just a single carry handle. Any of these are useful for picking up your luggage and moving it from one place to another, as you’ll often need to do when you’re hot-footing it around the globe.
  • Grab Handles — Located at either end of the bag, or somewhere on the sides, these handles sit loose to the surface and can be used to “grab” your bag quickly or slide it along. These are very useful if you’re loading your duffel in an overhead bin, or putting it in a taxi.

Access, Pockets, and Organization

Duffel bags are designed for adventures, and with that in mind, you’ll no doubt want to make sure that you can carry everything with you when you go.

Most duffel bags will offer plenty of useful internal storage pockets to keep smaller items safe in transit and make it easy to find them when you need to.

External pockets are useful for items that you’ll need while you travel, such as your passport, your cell phone, or your noise-canceling headphones . Different brands of duffel bags will have different sizes and types of internal compartments.

If you’re paying bigger bucks for your bag, you may even find that it comes with expandable external pockets that work well for keeping dirty clothing or footwear away from the rest of your luggage.

Alternatively, they may have separate compartments inside the bag itself.

While we’re on the subject, we should also talk about daisy chains, also called lash points.

If you’re planning on traveling via plane, train, or automobile, you might be wondering why on earth you would need to worry about such things, but stick your duffel on a roof rack, saddle it to a donkey, or take it just about anywhere else when you get there and you’ll see how vital they are.

Bottom Line: If you’re planning on taking your bag with you on exotic adventures, you’ll want a duffel with plenty of reinforced lash points to keep your luggage safe and secure.

Water Resistance

Being water-resistant doesn’t always mean waterproof , and you’ll do well to remember this while you travel. Duffel bags that are advertised as “water-resistant” are purely designed to keep your bag, and your belongings, protected from light rain and damp ground. If you throw your bag in the ocean, it won’t work miracles.

Usually made from durable, ripstop fabric, water-resistant duffel bags are treated with a DWR solution that will help to prevent the moisture from soaking in.

You should also be wary of zipper openings as these may be the weakest point on your duffel, and the place where the wet gets in if the weather is bad.

If you’re keen on water sports, you may want to seek out a top-of-the-range duffel that is made from fabric that offers better protection against actual torrents of water, but if you’re planning on sticking to dry land, water-resistant should be good enough for you.

Material and Durability

If you want a duffel, you’re no longer tied to stuffy old canvas ones.

Duffel bags are available in a wide range of materials, including ripstop nylon, leather , laminated nylon skins, and other water-resistant and durable materials that should stay in good shape, wherever you take them.

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BEST OVERALL: Canway 65L Travel Duffel Bag

Canway 65 Liter Weekender Bag

Weight: 1.74 pounds

Dimensions: 26.3 x 13.7 x 12.2 inches

Rocking in at under $30, this is one of the most popular and capable duffel bags on the market today. Made from water- and tear-resistant 600D polyester, this duffel will take you anywhere you want to go.

You’ll have no trouble stashing all your gear in here as there’s plenty of space. The main compartment is great for all your usual clothing and gear, but there are hidden extras that will make you grin with delight.

The shoe pouch, for example, is perfect for keeping smelly sneakers or wet flip-flops away from the rest of your gear, while the multiple pockets will keep your passport , travel documents, and anything else you hold dear, safe and sound on the go.

For easy transportation, the bag can be slipped over the luggage handle of a suitcase and a TSA lock can be used with the double zippers, keeping your gear safe.

What We Like

  • Can be folded up and zipped away for storage

What We Don’t Like

  • No solid base to give the bag structure

UPGRADE PICK: Patagonia Duffel Bag

Patagonia Black Hole Duffel Bag 40 Liter

Weight: 2.8 pounds

Dimensions: 21 x 13.7 x 10.6 inches

Made from a burly polyester ripstop material and covered with a highly weather-resistant TPU laminate and DWR finish , this is one heck of a duffel that will stand up to almost anything. A “black hole” of a bag, you’ll easily be able to fit everything you need in there for a long weekend, and is the perfect size for a carry-on.

The main compartment has a large opening that makes for easy packing, while the zippered side pocket is perfect for super-fast access to essential items like your phone, wallet , or boarding pass.

The 40-liter capacity is big enough for a fun-filled weekend or a longer adventure, and when it’s empty, it simply folds into its own pocket for easy storage.

Lightweight and incredibly durable, the Black Hole Duffel has removable, padded shoulder straps that keep it comfortable while you walk with it, and the reinforced haul handles make it super easy to grab quickly. Internal compression straps ensure that your luggage stays in one place during transit.

A black hole worthy of exploring, this duffel is an all-weather vessel for every type of travel.

  • Made from 100% recycled fabric
  • Not particularly heavy duty

Osprey Transporter 40 Travel Duffel Bag

  • Osprey Packs Transporter 40 Expedition Duffel

Weight: 2.67 pounds

Dimensions: 21 x 12 x 11 inches

The Transporter from Osprey is available in 4 different sizes: 40L, 65L, 95L, and 130L. In this article, we’re concentrating on the 40L version.

Compact on the outside, but incredibly roomy on the inside, this Tardis-like duffel bag doubles as a backpack with its yoked shoulder harness.

Sling it over your back for long walks and adventures, then tuck that strap back in its very own storage pocket when you no longer need it. It’s clever additions like this that are synonymous with the Osprey brand and ones that many travelers love and actively look for.

Made from tough 0.2-millimeter, TPU-laminated, 800D nylon, this beauty is weather-resistant and incredibly capable of withstanding the roughest of journeys.

The zippers have easy-to-grab zip pulls for fast access on the go, and the main compartment has a smooth, lockable U-zip to keep your belongings safe. For those little extras that you need in transit, there are dual-zippered, 3D end pockets with overlapping rain flaps — perfect for stashing your phone, passport, or wallet.

Made by one of the best in the business, the Transporter is well worth its top price tag and is the kind of duffel bag that will last through many adventures.

  • Can be carried like a backpack or messenger bag
  • No compression straps

Yeti Panga Waterproof Bag

YETI Panga Airtight, Waterproof, and Submersible Bag

Weight: 5.14 pounds

Dimensions: 23.5 x 14 x 10 inches

From the makers of possibly the very best coolers ever made comes this supercool duffel bag that’s designed to protect your belongings from virtually anything.

The Panga comes in 50-, 75-, and 100-liter versions, but in this article, we’ll be looking at the smallest of the bunch — the 50L. Claiming to be a “100% dry duffel,” your gear should remain bone-dry no matter how wet the weather gets.

Made with a unique Hydrolock zipper and a U-dock terminal to create an airtight seal, you should never have to worry about getting wet with this beauty — perfect for adventurers who love water sports.

The thick-skin shell is made from high-density, high-quality nylon and thick TPU laminate, making it both puncture and abrasion resistant and perfectly able to withstand the bumps and knocks of international travel.

The 50-liter volume means you have plenty of space to pack everything you need for your next adventure, and there are 2 side pockets that are great for easy access to everyday essentials like your cell phone, passport, or wallet.

While designed to fit in an overhead airplane bin, we would stress that the rigid design of this duffel is both its saving grace and the biggest downside. You may struggle to squeeze it in if it’s fully loaded.

If you’re happy to take the risk of a potential baggage check situation, this is indeed one of the most awesome duffel bags on the market today. Waterproof, resilient, and a great investment that should last you forever.

  • Waterproof material and zippers
  • Not enough pockets to easily locate smaller items

The North Face Base Camp Duffel Bag

  • The North Face Base Camp Duffel

Weight: 4.05 pounds

Dimensions: 15.8 x 27.6 x 15.8 inches

This behemoth of a duffel from the big brand The North Face is plenty big enough to fit everything you need on your next adventure, and then some!

Available in a variety of sizes including 31L, 50L, 71L, 95L, 132L, and 150L, we’re focusing on the massive 95-liter model. Made from highly durable 1000D, phthalate-free, TPE fabric laminate and 840D junior ballistic nylon, this bag should last you for many years to come.

The main compartment is sizable and easy to secure using the D-zip opening with its weather-resistant zipper flap, while the internal mesh pocket will keep small things safe from sliding around during transit.

Full of useful additions that you’d expect from a brand that knows its globetrotting audience, there’s an end-cap zippered compartment that allows you to separate wet clothes or dirty shoes. There’s also a zip mesh storage bag that acts as a packing cube .

When it comes to carrying your life on your back, the detachable and adjustable, alpine-cut shoulder straps offer a perfect fit and allow you to carry your duffel backpack-style. The 4 compression straps will keep it tightly packed, and the water-resistant material should mean you’re good to go, no matter the weather.

Too big for overhead bins, this is one duffel that will have to be checked in. But, its size is great for anyone planning on long-term travel.

  • D-opening for easy access to the main compartment
  • Backpack straps could be more padded

Newhey Travel Duffel Bag

NEWHEY Garment Duffel Bag, 55L

Weight: 3.2 pounds

Dimensions: 22 x 12.2 x 12.6 inches

If you’re a high-powered professional who needs to travel a lot with your work, this duffel bag could be just the ticket. That said, you could also use it for weekend breaks, family vacations, and a whole host of other adventures.

Made from rugged, high-quality polyester and featuring strong, YKK zippers, this is a bargain of a bag that will suit many applications. A heady blend of form and function, this garment duffel bag will keep your suit crease-free while looking every bit as stylish as you do.

The design of this duffel enables you to pack your clothes flat, using the fixed hanger and tie pockets, before rolling it up to become a compact bag that should fit in most overhead cabin lockers. There’s also a handy compartment for keeping your phone, wallet, and passport safe, and a separate pouch for shoes and dirty clothing.

The interior buckle system holds your clothes in place while you travel, helping to keep them in tip-top condition for when you arrive at your destination.

  • Fits a lot of clothing
  • Quite heavy for a garment bag

Eagle Creek Cargo Hauler Duffel

  • Eagle Creek Cargo Hauler Duffel, 60L

Weight: 1.12 pounds

Dimensions: 26.5 x 10.25 x 13.5 inches

Another big bag from one of the bigger brands in adventure travel, this Eagle Creek ultralight duffel weighs a mere 1 pound 12 ounces but can hold a whopping 60 liters of gear. If that’s not the right size for you, the Cargo duffel also comes in 45-, 90-, and 120-liter versions.

Made from water-repellent Bi-Tech Armor Lite fabric, this duffel is designed for (nearly) all-weather, and the bartack reinforcements on the stress points ensure it keeps its strength no matter how full you fill it.

If you can’t decide how to carry your bag, this one gives you 3 different options. Either carry it using the removable backpack straps, padded top haul handles, or the side grab handle. There are also 6 incredibly useful lash points that can be used to secure the bag to a car’s roof rack, a camel, or any other unusual modes of transport.

Made up of 1 large compartment and 2 easily accessible end pouches, the U-shaped lid is easy to open, and when you’re not using it, the smart pack can compress into itself for easy carrying!

Perfect for camping trips, plane journeys, and even road trips , this is a little (big) bag that weighs next to nothing.

  • Can be carried 3 different ways
  • Backpack straps could be more durable

Marmot Unisex Travel Duffel Bag

Marmot Long Hauler Travel Duffel Bag

Weight: 2.4 pounds

Dimensions: 60 x 33 x 30.5 inches

Available in a choice of 4 sizes (S, M, L, and XL), it’s the medium bag we’re reviewing in this article. This duffel bag is made from 1000D 100% polyester with TPE laminate, making it superstrong and able to withstand the bumps and knocks of domestic or international adventures.

The lining is wipeable nylon, which is great for internal leaks , while the bag is reinforced with 100% ballistic nylon for extra strength wherever you’re headed.

Ideal for an overnight bag, a checked bag, or even for the gym, this duffel has a D-shaped main zipper opening for easy access and haul loops on both ends to make it easy to lift. The double bottom ensures its durability, and the tough YKK zippers will hold their own after many, many uses.

The main compartment is plenty big enough to carry your clothes and belongings for big trips, and the zippered end pockets are easily accessible, making them perfect for stowing your passport, keys, cell phone, and wallet.

There’s also a removable shoulder strap that converts to carrying handles, giving you multiple carrying options when you need them.

This bag may not set the world of luggage alight, but it’s a nicely-priced, secure, and durable duffel bag made by a brand that’s synonymous with high-quality travel bags and accessories. An investment well made, the Marmot medium duffel bag is a good-size bag for most occasions.

  • Has a mesh pocket for dirty clothing
  • Handles get in the way of the main compartment opening

Gregory Mountain Products Alpaca Duffel Bag

Gregory Mountain Products Alpaca Duffel Bag

Weight: 2.99 pounds

Dimensions: 30.7 x 19.7 x 1.9 inches

The Alpaca Duffel Bag is available in 4 different sizes (45, 60, 90, and 120 liters), but it’s the rather spacious 90-liter duffel we’re reviewing here.

Made from 900D, polyester, diamond ripstop with TPU coating and 630H HD nylon, this bag is designed to be strong! The TPU coating also gives it exceptional water and tear resistance, meaning it really should stand up to any amount of grief you throw at it.

This is a large bag, and because of that, it could be heavy to carry for long periods of time. The manufacturers have thought of that and given the bag padded backpack straps that can be removed quickly when you don’t need them, using ladder-locks and girth hitches at the top and bottom.

There’s also the option of haul handles with the hook-and-loop wrap for comfy carrying and a daisy chain should you wish to secure your duffel to a roof rack or a long-distance yak.

The lockable zippers are U-shaped, and the entire top panels open fully for easy packing — handy when you’re planning on taking a lot of gear with you.

There’s also a zippered end pocket that has a useful feature that allows you to display your ID from within the bag itself (no lost luggage tags for you!) Simply stick your tag or business card into the water-resistant, semi-transparent mesh window, and you’re good to go.

  • Lockable zippers
  • Could do with more internal pockets

Thule Chasm Duffel Bag

Thule Chasm Duffel Bag

Weight: 2.86 pounds

Dimensions: 22 x 13 x 10 inches

The Thule Chasm Duffel bag comes in a choice of 2 different sizes (40 and 70 liters), but in this article, we’re looking at the sizable yet easy-to-carry 70-liter option.

Made from phthalate-free TPE laminate with a 1000D nylon base, this duffel is durable, water-resistant, and offers exceptional tear resistance. The bag also comes in an array of attractive colors. The Bluegrass option is perfect for sticking out in a crowd.

Because carrying your luggage is important, Thule has included removable backpack straps that make lugging your bag over long distances as easy as pie. When you get there, remove the backpack straps, and revert to using the duffel strap as usual.

The oversized, wide mouth opening is perfect for easy access to your belongings, and the external compression straps are designed to prevent your belongings from getting squashed up at the bottom when you carry it in backpack mode.

On the inside, there are also internal mesh pockets for keeping smaller items safe and a lockable, zippered side pocket for keeping small items secure and within reach while you travel.

  • Removable shoulder straps
  • Not overly comfortable carrying as a heavy backpack

Gonex Travel Duffel Bag

  • Plambag Canvas Duffle Bag for Travel

Dimensions: 20.8 x 9.8 x 11.8 inches

This is a stylish and almost retro-looking duffel bag that’s well-suited to the traveler about town. Made from high-density, 16-ounce, 100% cotton canvas, and featuring classical bronze-tone hardware, this bag is as stylish as it is practical.

With a 50-liter capacity, the large main compartment can easily hold your clothes, shoes, and toiletries, as well as a 15-inch laptop or large iPad. The inner zipper pocket is perfect for smaller items, and the 2 side and front pockets, as well as 1 on the back, means you have plenty of space for everything you need speedy access to.

If you need even more space, there are 2 zippers on each side of this little duffel that will expand the capacity of the bag  and give you more room to carry your gear. The bottom of the bag is well cushioned and has a hard film protector to help keep your belongings dry and safe on dirty or damp floors.

Compact and easy to carry, this is a great overnight or weekend bag that has nicely padded handles and an adjustable and removable shoulder strap. Probably not ideal for around-the-world adventures, this is a capable duffel designed with style and practicality in mind.

  • Lots of pockets to stay organized
  • Zippers can get stuck

KPL 21-Inch Travel Duffel Bag

KPL 21 Inch Vintage Leather Duffel

Weight: 4.2 pounds

Dimensions: 21 x 9 x 11 inches

This vintage-style leather duffel bag is a real classic. Made from genuine, full-grain leather, the rich natural patina of this bag will change over time, ensuring that it always stands out from the crowd.

This beautiful bag will be just as home in a first class cabin as it would be out in the wild. Carrying a bag like this makes a real statement.

With 1 large compartment that will hold your clothes, shoes, and toiletries, you can keep the remaining 2 side zipper pockets free for items you need instant access to, such as your passport, cell phone, or wallet. The interior is also fully lined with canvas, giving more practicality and a high-end feel.

The front, satchel-style pocket adds interest and is in keeping with the vintage look of the bag, while the adjustable carry strap is well-padded and can be removed when not in use.

Want to carry it instead? This bag also comes with 2 sturdy, leather handles that will feel awesome in your hands as you carry your gear from plane to hotel and back again.

  • Has a detachable shoulder strap
  • The top compartment opening is quite restrictive

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Eagle Creek No Matter What Rolling Duffel

Eagle Creek Travel Gear No Matter What Flashpoint Rolling Duffel XL

Weight: 4.19 pounds

Dimensions: 35.8 x 15 x 14.2 inches

Really, “no matter what” your adventures throw at it, this bag can handle almost everything! With a capacity of 128 liters, this duffel is big enough to cope with all of your gear while you travel.

Made from tough Bi-Tech fabric, it offers abrasion resistance and weatherproof capabilities, while the super-tough webbing and seam reinforcements mean your bag won’t fall apart when you fill it up.

If you find it too big to carry comfortably for more than a moment, you’ll be delighted to hear that this beauty comes with oversized, heavy-duty, treaded wheels for smooth mobility and maximum durability .

You’ll be able to easily maneuver it through airports, hotels, and business centers, while it will still be able to handle rough terrain like a boss.

If you need to carry it for longer distances, the adjustable and removable shoulder straps allow you to use it as a backpack. Or, you can use the center haul handle for rolling long distances and the side grab handles when loading it onto transportation.

The main compartment is easily accessible and plenty big enough to carry your clothing and equipment, while the front zipper pocket is ideal for storing quick-access items like your headphones , cell phone, and book.  

  • Bright and easy to spot on the carousel
  • Can be difficult to roll when heavy

AmazonBasics Wheeled Duffel

Amazon Basics Ripstop Wheeled Duffel

Weight: 11.9 pounds

Dimensions: 37.5 x 18.25 x 16 inches

Another great bag from the Amazon Basics luggage range , this ripstop wheeled duffel comes in 26-, 30-, and 35-inch variations. They’re also available in multiple colors, such as black, blue, or red. Here we’ll look at the larger 35-inch version.

Its durable design makes this an affordable, yet practical option for anyone heading off on a vacation or adventure. With a 100% polyester top to protect against moisture in the air, and sides and a base made from 1680D ripstop nylon and 210D lining, this bag is strong and well-made for the price.

Because Amazon Basics understand that you want to take as much away with you as you possibly can, it has incorporated zippered front and main compartments for easy organizing and secure storage on the go.

The top portion is deep, and the opening is wide, making it easy to pack while the end pockets are perfect for stowing your passport, cell phone, wallet, keys, or anything else you need easy access to.

When it comes to moving your gear around, the upright, telescopic handle and inline wheels ensure easy mobility over smoother terrain and will cope (just about) with more rough roads on location.

Perhaps not as good as some of the more expensive rolled duffel bags, this is a good bet for the budget-conscious traveler.

  • Comes with a 1-year warranty
  • Can topple over if front-heavy

Travelpro Bold Drop Bottom Wheeled Duffel Bag

Travelpro Bold 30″ Drop Bottom Rolling Duffel

Weight: 10.9 pounds

Dimensions: 30 x 17 x 16.5 inches

The largest rolling duffel bag in the Travelpro range , this drop-bottom bag is big enough to carry tons of stuff and easy enough to roll around the globe.

Made from rugged, high-density 100% polyester fabric, this duffel has a water-resistant coating to keep your belongings safe and dry wherever you may be. This duffel also comes with a “Built For A Lifetime Limited Warranty.”

Inside, the zippered divider panel allows for 2 separate packing spaces or 1 large packing compartment, depending on your needs, and the adjustable, hold-down straps will keep everything in place while you’re on the move.

Need more space? No problem. This duffel comes with a 2-inch expansion capability for additional packing capacity and a large zippered wet pocket for damp or dirty items.

The high-performance ball-bearing wheels are built for high-mileage travel, and the silky-smooth, ball-bearing, inline skate wheels make this duffel a pleasure to pull along with you.

The aircraft-grade aluminum handle system makes it incredibly comfortable to find the right height for your needs, and the compression straps will keep the duffel neatly pulled together.

  • Can be packed as 1 large compartment or as 2 separate spaces
  • Very easy to exceed airline baggage weight limits

Thule Crossover Rolling Duffel

Thule Crossover Rolling Duffel Pack

Weight: 9.47 pounds

Dimensions: 17.3 x 16.5 x 31.1 inches

This top-of-the-range Thule duffel bag is an all-singing, all-dancing kind of bag that will accommodate everything you need and more on your next adventure. With an 87-liter capacity and a wide, unobstructed mouth for easy loading, this is one of the best, wheeled duffel bags your money can buy!

The durable exoskeleton and the molded polypropylene back panel are designed to withstand rough terrain and absorb the impact of rugged travel. The durable, oversized wheels make for smooth rolling, and the patented Thule V-Tubing telescoping handles guarantee a steady and straight pull that’s a pleasure to roll along behind you.

The main compartment is as big as they come and can comfortably house all of your clothing and travel gear, while the divider allows you to keep your dirty gear separate from your clean stuff.

The heat-molded, crush-proof SafeZone is a revelation that allows you to protect your eyewear, portable electronics, and other fragile gear on the go. This is a handy feature for anyone who wants to take expensive gear with them while they travel. This compartment can also be locked and removed to keep your stuff safe.

A very impressive duffel bag, with a price tag to match, this is an investment item for those who want to up their duffel bag game.

  • Durable and smooth-rolling wheels
  • The telescopic handle is a bit short for taller people

For every journey, there’s the perfect duffel. While wheels or no wheels will always be a great debate, whatever camp you’re in, you’ll find something to suit your travel needs. With so many great duffel bag manufacturers out there, such as The North Face, Patagonia, Marmot, Osprey, and Eagle Creek, you’re spoiled for choice!

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Frequently Asked Questions

Duffel bags, like any type of carry-on luggage, will have to meet the luggage size restrictions set out by the airline you are flying with. These can differ from each airline, but 22 x 14 x 9-inch luggage is a fairly common restriction. Please check with your airline before you fly.

Whether you’re looking for something small to carry on the plane, or a massive beast of a bag with wheels to pull behind you, there are plenty of great duffel bags to choose from. These are some of our top picks:

  • Patagonia Black Hole 40 Liter Duffel

Duffel bags are a great alternative to suitcases or backpacks and are designed to fit as much as you can comfortably carry. A great duffel bag is one that has enough room for your clothing, enough extra pockets for your bits and pieces, and one that you’ll be able to carry, wear, or pull along with ease.

There are a number of qualities to consider before you buy your duffel bag:

  • Size and capacity
  • Wheels vs. no wheels
  • Carry options
  • Access, pockets, and organization
  • Water resistance
  • Material and durability

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About Amar Hussain

Amar is an avid traveler and tester of products. He has spent the last 13 years traveling all 7 continents and has put the products to the test on each of them. He has contributed to publications including Forbes, the Huffington Post, and more.


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September 26, 2019

What size drop down duffel bag can I check for a domestic or international flight.

Jarrod West

That depends on which airline you are planning to fly. Each airline has its own baggage restrictions when it comes to both dimensions and weight. Do you know which airline you will be flying?

Thanks for reading!

July 27, 2021

Joe, nearly every airline has a maximum linear dimension of 62″, and all of the “large” bags listed above exceed this limit. I honestly don’t understand why most luggage manufacturers make bags that are just a couple of inches beyond airline limits. I can understand that they may want to offer an 80″ bag, but why would they make a bag with a linear dimension of 63-64″? In many instances, the airlines will only check for weight, but if somebody decides to pull out the measuring tape, the excess bag fees can exceed the cost of the bag.

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  • Best With Shoe Compartment:   CALPAK Luka Duffel
  • Best With Laptop Compartment:  Away The Large Everywhere Bag

Best Leather: Cuyana Leather Weekender

  • Best Nylon:   July Carry All Weekender Plus
  • Best Vegan:   Dagne Dover Landon Extra Large Carryall Bag
  • Best Sustainable:   Everlane The ReNew Transit Weekender
  • Best Canvas:   Bolosta Weekender Bag
  • Best Monogrammed:  Paravel Weekender
  • Best Tote:   Lug Puddle Jumper LE Convertible Tote Bag
  • Best Rolling:   CALPAK Stevyn Rolling Duffel
  • Best Modular:  Monos Metro Duffel
  • Best Organizational: Lo & Sons Catalina Supreme
  • Best Washable:  Vera Bradley Weekender Travel Bag
  • Best Quilted:   Steve Madden Quilted Weekender Bag

(Note: Prices were accurate at the time of publication; they may fluctuate due to demand and supply chain issues. We update this article quarterly to ensure the bags we're recommending are in stock and continue to have great overall reviews from consumers, while also considering new product launches. Dimensions are listed in order of length by height by width.)

BÉIS Weekender in Lavender against white background

(Courtesy of BÉIS)

Dimensions: 19 x 10 x 16 inches

What sets it apart: This TikTok-favorite style is ideal for a quick overnight trip or trolleyed onto a carry-on suitcase as a personal item. This bag has one large upper compartment that makes it easy to access all your essentials. It includes a padded laptop sleeve pocket with closure, a key ring with a dog clip to keep your keys handy and a wipeable lining. The lower zippered compartment has a water-resistant lining to keep shoes, toiletries and other items separate from the main tote area.

The pocket on the back unzips to become a trolley sleeve, and organizational pockets will help keep your passport wallet , boarding pass and earbuds within reach. This carry-on bag can fit under the seat (depending on airline size requirements ) or be stowed in the overhead bin, and it is available in multiple colors including beige and navy, plus limited edition summer shades of creamsicle (orange), berry (purple) and citron (green).

Travelers appreciate: Fans of this product appreciate the wide open top, the trolley sleeve and the roomy interior, stating it's the perfect bag for any outing.

Travel and lifestyle blogger Megan Elise Varela has taken her BÉIS The Weekender on six plane and car trips since purchasing the bag in January. "My favorite parts about the bag are the water-resistant compartment on the bottom, perfect for swimsuits that didn't have enough time to dry," she says. "It also helps keep dirty shoes away from my clothes." She also appreciates the way the bag keeps its structure, noting that there's a pole on the side of the laptop sleeve that keeps it from getting crushed as you stuff the bag into overhead compartments and other areas.

Price: $108 or less

Best BÉIS Weekender Dupe: S-Zone Women's Canvas Weekender Bag Overnight Carry-on Duffel Tote

Dimensions:  17.7 x 11.8 x 8.6 inches

What sets it apart: Perfect for a weekend getaway or longer, the S-Zone travel duffel is made of anti-wrinkle canvas with synthetic leather trim and stylish hardware accents. Durable and functional, the bag has a large main compartment that offers ample space for outfits and travel essentials, while the separate zippered bottom compartment is ideal for shoes and other items you want keep within easy reach. Use the trolley sleeve to attach it to your rolling bag or carry it with the adjustable strap or handles.

Travelers appreciate: Users of this duffel weekender bag appreciate that it can be used as a carry-on or personal item for most flights; they also compliment its durability and the separate bottom compartment.

Price: $29.99 or less; leather option is $66.99

Best With Shoe Compartment: CALPAK Luka Duffel

CALPAK Luka Duffel in Watermelon against white background

(Courtesy of CALPAK)

Dimensions: 16 x 12 x 7 inches

What sets it apart: Weighing in at 1.95 pounds, this lightweight duffel-style weekender bag is available in an array of colors, including new limited edition shades of watermelon and green apple. This carryall has nine pockets, including an exterior shoe compartment and a spacious front zippered pocket for your in-flight essentials like a book and hand sanitizer. There's also a back zippered pocket for your passport and boarding pass. The trolley sleeve transforms the weekender bag into a companion for your carry-on suitcase for longer trips, and the detachable strap gives you versatility to take the bag to the gym, to your parents' house for the weekend or on the train to the beach.

Travelers appreciate: Fans of this travel bag state it can hold more than expected with interior pockets to keep items in place. Many reviewers also say this is the perfect carry-on bag and that the color choices are modern and attractive.

"The best thing about CALPAK's Luka Duffel is the exterior shoe compartment. Those are difficult to find on your average duffel bag," says Jon Stephens, director of operations at Snowshoe Vacation Rentals. He adds that the compartment for shoes is helpful for keeping them separate from clean clothes and other belongings. "A change of shoes is often necessary, too, because sometimes certain events call for specific shoes and it's good to be prepared for anything," he adds.

Price: $128 or less

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Best With Laptop Compartment: Away The Large Everywhere Bag

Away The Large Everywhere Bag in navy blue

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Dimensions:  20.9 x 11.8 x 9.4 inches

What sets it apart: Ideal for weekend trips, this top-rated and water-resistant nylon bag with leather details from Away has an interior organization system, an exterior padded 15-inch laptop compartment, a trolley sleeve to secure a rolling suitcase, a water bottle pocket and a removable key clip.

Whether you're packing for a business trip or heading on a girls weekend, the roomy interior compartment features an extended zipper clamshell construction with mesh pockets to keep your outfits and essentials organized and accessible. Plus, the sturdy top handles and detachable shoulder strap make this weekender bag easy to carry or put into the overhead bin. The bag is available in black, navy or coast (a medium slate blue), and you can customize your bag with a monogram for an additional fee.

Travelers appreciate:  Users say they love this bag for its functionality, design and ability to fit under the seat even when full.

Cuyana Leather Weekender against a white background

(Courtesy of Cuyana)

Dimensions: 22.5 x 14.5 x 7 inches

What sets it apart: Constructed in Turkey, this spacious bag is made of fine Italian leather with a large main compartment with three interior pockets, along with exterior front and back pockets. Designed for going in the overhead bin, this roomy weekender bag is designed to hold outfits and travel essentials for a weekend getaway. For carrying versatility, travelers can use the bag's two sturdy handles, crossbody strap or trolley sleeve.

Travelers appreciate: The organizational features, removable strap and overall appearance make this a traveler favorite.

Price: $548 or less

Best Nylon: July Carry All Weekender Plus

July Carry All Weekender Plus in black

(Courtesy of July)

Dimensions: 22 x 12.5 x 9 inches

What sets it apart: This bag's clamshell design allows for the two interior compartments to lie flat for easier packing. There's an internal padded pocket with room for up to a 16-inch laptop, and two small interior pockets for smaller items. The exterior features a magnet-closing hidden pocket, a front-access zip pocket and a luggage sleeve. There's also a detachable cushioned shoulder strap with leather details and external D-rings for more attachments, plus the base has gunmetal feet to keep the bottom of the bag off the ground.

Travelers appreciate: Buyers of this bag love the suitcase-like construction, the depth of both internal packing compartments and the way the bag fits easily into the overhead bin. Many note it's the perfect size for a weekend getaway , saying you can easily pack what you need for two to four days.

Price: $295 or less

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Best Vegan: Dagne Dover Landon Carryall Bag – Extra Large

Dagne Dover Landon Extra Large Carryall Bag in heather

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Dimensions:  20.5 x 10.5 x 10 inches

What sets it apart: Combining a lightweight construction of premium neoprene (making the bag shock-absorbent and water-resistant) with organization on the inside, the Dagne Dover Landon Carryall Bag is sturdy and stylish. The interior has two large mesh pockets, two side pockets, a laptop sleeve with zippered closure, a removable zip-top mesh pouch and a shoe bag. Available in six colors including onyx and dune (a chic shade of rose), this bag has an eco-friendly interior lining, shoe bag and dust bag – all constructed with recycled polyester. For carrying, there's a removable crossbody strap, two top handles and a neoprene trolley sleeve.

Travelers appreciate: Kim Castro, editor and chief content officer at U.S. News, loves this bag. "The design is sleek and clean, the construction is durable, there are multiple areas to store keys, laptop and phones, and the price point is reasonable," she says. Other travelers like the laptop sleeve, lightweight construction and the interior organizational features, noting this weekender bag works well for travel, school, the gym and more.

Price: $245 or less

Best Sustainable: Everlane The ReNew Transit Weekender

Everlane's The ReNew Transit Weekender bag in the Nutria color

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Dimensions: 19.5 x 14.2 x 7.3 inches

What sets it apart: Ideal for the eco-conscious traveler , this travel bag is made entirely of recycled polyester – except for the metal zippers. Ready for a big trip or the daily commute, the bag has a padded laptop sleeve, two exterior bottle holders (so you can stay hydrated while on the go), a trolley sleeve and an exterior zip pocket. This weekender option is offered in five shades, including nutria (a darker brown) and black. Its fluorine-free water-resistant finish is good for both you and the environment. What's more, you can carry this bag with the 9-inch top handles or the adjustable shoulder or crossbody strap.

Travelers appreciate: Owners of this bag say it is durable, holds all their travel essentials and fits easily under the seat on an airplane.

Price: $95 or less

Best Canvas: Bolosta Weekender Bag

Dimensions:  19 x 13 x 9.5 inches

What sets it apart: For the traveler who loves to bring an extra pair (or two) of shoes, this roomy canvas weekender bag is a perfect travel companion. Constructed from durable canvas in a variety of colors and prints – including stripes, polka dots, leopard and zebra – this overnighter has faux-leather trim, a separate shoe compartment, six pockets and a trolley sleeve. The size makes it ideal as an underseater on a flight, packed up for a sleepover with your bestie or filled with road trip ensembles.

Travelers appreciate: Owners of this duffel weekender bag rave about the cute prints, the shoe pouch and the price for the quality of the piece.

Price: $39.99 or less

Best Monogrammed: Paravel Weekender

Paravel Weekender in brown and tan tones

(Courtesy of Paravel)

Dimensions: 15 x 15 x 8 inches

What sets this weekender bag apart: Constructed with Paravel's signature Ecocraft canvas, this weekender bag offers eco-friendly style and function. On the inside, deep interior zippered pockets keep your essentials in place, while the wide top zipper makes it easy to pack and unpack for all of life's adventures. This great option for an overnight bag features space for a 15-inch laptop, a few outfits and your favorite toiletry bag . You can use the trolley handle straps to attach it to a carry-on suitcase for a week away from it all.

Travelers appreciate: Recent reviewers say this bag is a top choice because of its classic style, monogram options, quality construction and overall appearance.

Best Tote: Lug Puddle Jumper LE Convertible Tote Bag

Lug's Puddle Jumper Weekender Bag in blue, green and pink flower design

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Dimensions:  14.5 x 14.63 x 6.75 inches

What sets it apart: This iconic celebrity-favorite bag just received a refresh. The Lug Puddle Jumper features a durable quilted polyester construction, a trolley sleeve, a removable and adjustable crossbody strap, nonslip tote handles, and a wipeable bottom. But what truly sets this bag apart is the compartments, including a ventilated shoe compartment (making shoe changes simple), a back zippered pocket for keeping your boarding pass at hand, a large front zippered compartment, two smaller zippered pockets ideal for earbuds or hand sanitizer, and a soft-lined pocket with magnetic closure for easy phone access.

What's more, the interior compartment has one deep cargo pocket, one zippered pocket, two pen holders and a D-ring to attach your keys (so you can find them when the trip is over). This bag is offered in a variety of patterns and colors, such as heather gray or resort black, making it easy to match your luggage set or make a travel style statement.

Travelers appreciate:  Buyers love the quality construction, available prints and all of the organizational features, which make it easy to find travel essentials in the middle of the night on a long-haul flight, on a road trip or at the train station.

Price: $160 or less

Best Rolling: CALPAK Stevyn Rolling Duffel

CALPAK Stevyn Rolling Duffel in cheetah print

Dimensions: 22 x 13 x 10.5 inches

What sets this weekender bag apart: Selected by U.S. News as one of the top rolling duffel bags , this style is an ideal weekender bag for women. Its travel-friendly rolling design is perfect for overpackers when their bag is a bit on the heavy side. There's a spacious main compartment with interior pockets, along with a separate shoe compartment and a luggage sleeve. What's more, this rolling bag is available in four colors, including a chic cheetah print.

Travelers appreciate: Buyers of this bag like the quality construction, sturdy wheels and ability for the bag to easily fit in the overhead bin. Some, however, note the bag is a bit heavy on its own.

Price: $165 or less

Best Modular: Monos Metro Duffel

Dimensions: 16.3 x 11.2 x 7.2 inches (without Metro Folio Kit)

What sets it apart: Monos' QuickSnap Modular Kit System is what truly sets this design apart. The bag includes a Classic Kit that can be used as an extra exterior pocket for easy access while traveling, or removed if it's not needed. Within the bag, a 15-inch laptop sleeve and inner side pockets allow for excellent organization. The bag is available in a water-resistant nylon or a vegan leather. There's also an add-on Metro Folio Kit available, which can act as a wallet and/or passport case with room for pens and cords as well.

Travelers appreciate: The overall construction, trolley sleeve and ability to put this weekender bag under the seat are some of its top highlights. Travelers also like the color options, though some say the top opening could be larger for easier access.

"The Metro Duffel has a particular sleek style that I love about it, along with its cool exterior," says Brittany Mendez, travel professional and CMO of Floridapanhandle.com, who really likes the Monos Metro Duffel for weekend work trips. "Not only that, but the material is also comfortable and high-quality, which means that it won't get banged up easily during travel."

Price: $230 or less

Best Organization: Lo & Sons Catalina Supreme

Lo & Sons Catalina Supreme in navy against white background

(Courtesy of Lo & Sons)

Dimensions: 19.7 x 15.5 x 9.5 inches

What sets it apart: Versatile and expandable, this carryall has an expandable bottom compartment for shoes or dirty clothes. The main compartment can be accessed via a U-shaped zipper for easy access, and there's an exterior laptop pocket with space for up to a 16-inch laptop. What's more, this bag has a travel-friendly multipurpose exterior strap for your yoga mat or winter coat. Available in three colors including black or navy, the weekender has a luggage trolley sleeve that allows you to add it to your carry-on suitcase as well.

Travelers appreciate: The roominess of the bag, its exterior laptop pocket and its bottom compartment with organizational dividers are some of the characteristics recent reviewers love about the Lo & Sons Catalina Supreme.

Price: $350 or less

Best Washable: Vera Bradley Weekender Travel Bag

Vera Bradley Weekender Travel Bag in floral design

(Courtesy of Vera Bradley)

Dimensions: 18.5 x 12.5 x 7.5 inches

What sets it apart: For a functional style with a twist of fun, the Vera Bradley Weekender is a classic travel bag choice. Available in an array of playful prints including florals and plaids, the weekender bag is made from recycled cotton. This carry-on compliant weekend bag has a trolley sleeve and a removable strap for carrying options, along with five mesh interior pockets. What's more, the exterior has two zippered pockets and a slip pocket.

Travelers appreciate: Owners of this product love the way they can choose a print (or no print at all) to suit their personality, with many saying they appreciate how much the weekender can hold and the fact it folds up flat when not traveling. Several U.S. News travel editors also own this bag, adding that they like that it's machine-washable.

Price: $135 or less

Best Quilted: Steve Madden Quilted Weekender Bag

Dimensions: 21 x 14 x 10 inches

What sets it apart: This bag can be used as a personal item, neatly fitting under the seat on most planes, and is available in black and gray. The bag has a quilted exterior, and its spacious interior make this weekender option an ideal carryall for travel, work or heading to the gym.

Travelers appreciate: Erin Evans , managing editor at U.S. News Travel, swears by the Steve Madden Quilted Weekender Bag. "I've had it for five years and it's still in great shape," she says, adding that it fits a surprising amount of clothing and accessories. Other owners of this weekender bag agree, noting that they also appreciate its interior pockets.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, but you'll want to check your airline's carry-on size restrictions for personal items. The important thing to consider is if your bag will fit under the seat. If it will need to go in an overhead bin, the item is too large to be considered a personal item. Be sure to check with your airline for specific requirements, and note that for smaller regional flights the space under the seat may be minimized.

Yes, weekender bags are carry-on bags. Depending on the size, you may be able to bring the weekender bag as a personal item, in addition to a carry-on suitcase. All carry-on bags must fit in either the overhead bin or under the seat in front of you, but personal items must go under the seat. Be sure to check with your airline for specific requirements, and note that for smaller regional airlines the overhead bins and under-the-seat space may be smaller.

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Rachael Hood is a senior travel editor with a bag and luggage obsession. She has a lifetime of experience testing a variety of travel bags for overseas trips, spontaneous weekend getaways and family road trips. To curate this list of weekender bags for women, she used her own experience with the Lug Puddle Jumper and CALPAK Luka Duffel , as well as her research expertise and retail merchandising background.

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The city was founded in 1777. It was first a fortress to defend the Southern borders of Russia. The city's name is of Greek origin and translated as "the city of a cross". Stavropol is the capital of the Stavropol Krai (one of Russia's territorial districts). Its population as of 2021 is around 350,000 people. It is a geographically and economically strategic city, an also a place where people from the nearby distressed Caucasus areas come to relax.

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You can also fly from Saint Petersburg or Moscow to Mineralnye Vody and then take a bus/minivan to Stavropol.

Or to Krasnodar with various low-cost airlines like UTair or Nordwind. Krasnodar is about 300 km from Stavropol, and it takes on average 5 hours to drive from there by bus or a minivan.

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There is the Galereya next to the Alexander Area. Or there is:

  • 45.05013 41.98504 1 Yevropeyskiy , Prospekt Karla Marksa, 47, Stavropol . daily 08:00-22:00 (maybe more like 08:45 opening on Su) . Modern shopping mall and cinema. The Lower Market (a giant open food marketplace is just behind it). ( updated Feb 2021 )

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  • "Akropol" — a mainly Greek cuisine restaurant;
  • 45.04192 41.96508 1 Theater Cafe ( "Teatral'noye" ), Ulitsa Mikhaila Morozova, 1 ( just opposite the Stavropol Drama Theatre ), ☏ +7 865 271 22 10 . daily 08:00-23:00 . a cafe where prices are in the upper medium range, a rather pleasant environment ( updated Feb 2021 )

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  • 45.05004 41.98307 1 BAR XXXX STAVROPOL , Ulitsa Goleneva, 37 , ☏ +7 865 290 27 87 . W-Su 18ː00-08ː00 . Lively place. ( updated Feb 2021 )

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There was the WiFi-Anet commercial network in Stavropol.

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