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Backpacking Equipment » backpacks & rucksacks » travel backpacks

Travel backpacks are bags that have been designed specificially for backpacking and independent travel. unlike traditional rucksacks which were designed for walking and hiking they are designed for urban travelling and really combine a suitcase with a rucksack.

Key features of a travel backpack:
  • side opening like a suitcase for easy access
  • removable daypack for taking essentials out on short trips
  • protective cover on back system to protect during transit

Optional features to look out for:
  • adjustable back system for comfortable carrying
  • option to attach daypack to your front
  • internal organiser pockets and laundry sections
  • expandable section to allow more storage when needed

  travel backpacks
standard backpacks
Range built to last a round the world trip or gap year!
FROM 49.99

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Top spec bags for those who are looking for the best!
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