December 27, 2017 3 min read

Picking the right travel bag is an important aspect of any trip – a trusted companion throughout your travel, theperfect bag should keep all your necessities secured, while leaving little strain on your back and staying durable over time. While it may be challenging to look for one that fulfills all these needs, rest assured that we are here for you. Read on for tips and tricks in choosing the besttravel bag.

Choosing the right size
One of the frequently asked questions people have when buying atravel bag is its size. Before proceeding with your purchase, be sure to measure it against your own body.A good backpack should always be proportional to you for efficient weight balance that’s friendly to your back. The main compartment of yourtravel bag should be big enough to contain yourtravel necessities, with a little room for additional belongings on your flight back.

Identifying your travel needs
The same reason whya trip to the beach won’t require a pair of heels,your choice of carry-on varies according to yourtravel destination as well. Keep in mind to opt for the most convenient solution. For example, aweekend getaway with your best pals may require a slim, lightweight and compactweekender bag, while ahiking trip requires the support of an innovative backpack with excellent back panel support, a built-in rain cover, and hip belt for even distribution of weight on your back. Jet-setting acrossAmsterdamandVancouver? Opt for a chic convertible bag such asPacsafe Citysafe CX Anti-Theft Convertible Backpack, which will take you fromsmart urbanite to a versatile trendsetter.

Features and specs
Rain cover protection, eXomesh slashguard fabric and TurnNlock security hooks — these are some of the additional features that are helpful for travelers during theirinternational travels. With so many brands in the market offering the next level of security, be sure to choose one with all the anti-theft technologies to provide you with ease of mind during yourtravel commutes. Patented anti-theft features in Pacsafe® Backpacks such as the RFIDsafe™ blocking materialshields your passport andcredit cards against RFID skimming with lockdown technology, which enables your bag to be secured to a fixture toavoid bag theft, and smart zipper security to secure zips and anchor cable on a single lockdown point. Find out more about Pacsafe® anti-theft technologieshere.

Multiple compartments
Considering the hassle of baggage checks, it is incredibly important thatyour carry-on is well-organized for easy access to the things that you truly need. Look out for a backpack with multiple compartments for easy segregation of items – clothes may be organized in the main compartment with your flip-flops on top, with shoes stored in a separate side zipper. Check out thePacsafe Venturesafe™ X30 Anti-theft Adventure Backpack and thePacsafe Metrosafe™ LS350 Backpack with internal organization pockets.

Secure with the Prosafe TSA Combination Lock
Once you’ve chosen atravel baggage or backpack that supports you, further enhance it with a Travel Sentry Accepted (TSA) lock, such as thePacsafe Prosafe™ 1000 TSA Combination Lock. Comprising a special release valve that allows TSA Officers to open the lock should there be a need to check your baggage, this lock provides great convenience, without thedrama of airport officers gathering around yourtravel bag!

Enrich your experiences with Pacsafe Backpacks by your side. With innovative anti-theft technologies tokeep your belongings safe always, there’s no reason not to make the most out of your expedition!

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