Timbuk2 Aviator Travel Backpack

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Timbuk2 has a brand new bag that is ready to go with you on your next adventure. The Timbuk2 Aviator Travel Backpack is a soft sided bag and backpack in one. Carry it like a suitcase, or wear it like a backpack — the choice is yours. And because the Aviator Travel Backpack comes from Timbuk2, you know it works well when serving either purpose!

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The bag/pack weighs just 4.4 pounds empty, and it offers a whopping 28.5L capacity. The Timbuk2 Aviator Travel Backpack features a laptop pocket that fits up to a 17” MacBook Pro and quickly and easily converts from a suitcase to a backpack. Padded stowaway straps and a removable hip belt make this pack as flexible as they come. And how’s this for marketing? According to Timbuk2 the bag, “…even has a place to quarantine the stinky stuff when your trip is coming to a close”.

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The Timbuk2 Aviator Travel Backpack features a full-zip opening main compartment, two external zip pockets for smartphone, wallet, and passport and external compression straps for cinching or expanding. The bag even has reinforced grab handles on all sides, so you’ll always be able to grab the bag and take it on the go. Check out just how smoothly this bag goes from suitcase to backpack.

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We have one on the $179 bags on the way for review. Until then, you can learn more here on the product page.

About the Author

Dan Cohen
Having a father who was heavily involved in early laser and fiber-optical research, Dan grew up surrounded by technology and gadgets. Dan’s father brought home one of the very first video games when he was young and Dan remembers seeing a “pre-release” touchtone phone. (When he asked his father what the “#” and “*” buttons were his dad said, “Some day, far in the future, we’ll have some use for them.”) Technology seemed to be in Dan’s blood but at some point he took a different path and ended up in the clergy. His passion for technology and gadgets never left him. Dan is married to Raina Goldberg who is also an avid user of Apple products. They live in New Jersey with their golden doodle Nava.

9 Comments on "Timbuk2 Aviator Travel Backpack"

  1. I really like the suitcase/backpack functionality, however I wish they had included more padding on the suitcase like handles. This would be ideal for Dad. I think this is just what he has been looking for.

  2. i love that this backpack can hold so many things that are essential to me when i travel abroad. i like all the pockets it has for everything.

  3. Love it

  4. i like the weight and capacity of this bag. i can take it anywhere i go.

  5. i like that you can carry it like a suitcase but it wears like a backpack.

  6. i like the fact that it has a removable hip belt. that is so convenient.

  7. i really like that it has a place to quarantine the stinky stuff when your trip is coming to a close

  8. i like that it can fit up to a 17″ laptop in the bag.

  9. It is great that the bag has reinforced grab handles on all sides