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The 16 Best-Tested Travel Backpacks For Every Type Of Traveler In 2022, Per Online Reviews

Leave your bulky suitcase at home.

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Jewelyn Butron

Planning a vacation is all fun and games until the time to start packing finally arrives. You know what can make the load a little easier, though? A great travel backpack.

The goal is to make travel as easy and comfortable as possible—which means opting out of clunky carry-on suitcases, waiting for way too long at baggage claim, and nixing any extra costs like paying for your suitcase. But, I get it. It's easier said than done.

That’s where the perfect travel backpack comes in. The best ones are designed with several pockets to organize all your clothing, toiletries, tech, and more all in one place without your having to rummage through to find things. Need some inspiration before you press "add to cart"? Ahead, find the best tried and tested travel backpacks for women you can find on the internet.

From super packable duffle-style-backpacks, to stylish weekend bags, transit backpacks, extra colorful go-bags, and budget-friendly essentials, there's a backpack on this list for every kind of traveler. (You're welcome.)

See below for the best travel backpacks you can buy in 2022, all from retailers you love like Amazon, Nordstrom, Madewell, Everlane, Athleta, and more.

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1
Best Travel Backpack With Padded Straps
Kroser
Laptop Backpack
Now 37% off
2
Best Foldable Travel Backpack
Bago
Backpack Duffle Bag
3
Best Lightweight Travel Bag
Baboon To The Moon
Go-Bag
4
Best Leather Travel Bag
Leather Backpack
5
Best Rolling Travel Backpack
J World New York
Sundance Rolling Backpack
Now 37% off
6
Best Waterproof Travel Bag
RAINS
Waterproof Backpack
7
Best Fashionable Travel Backpack
everlane
The ReNew Transit Backpack
8
Best Versatile Travel Bag
Lululemon
Pack it Up Backpack
9
Best Luxury Travel Bag
Madewell
The Transport Rucksack
10
Best Travel Bag For Easy Stowing
Tumi
Voyageur Nylon Travel Backpack
11
Best Budget Buy
Asenlin
Travel Backpack
Now 38% off
12
Best Chic Travel Backpack
Dagne Dover
Dakota Neoprene Backpack
13
Best Travel Backpack For Organization
Athleta
Kinetic Backpack
14
Best Travel Bag With Adjustable Straps
Carhartt
Legacy Hybrid Convertible Backpack
15
Best Fleece-Lined Travel Bag
The North Face
Borealis
16
Best Tear-Resistant Travel Bag
UGRACE
Vintage Laptop Backpack
Now 17% off
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