A duffel is truly a wardrobe workhorse. From toting weekend essentials for a mini trip away, to doubling as a carry-on for your next long flight to working as a larger tote or handbag during a busy week where you may be hopping from place to place, a great travel duffel bag is an essential. And finding one that holds everything you need in an organized way is a great investment. From lots of pockets to stunning design, here are our favorite travel duffel bags on the market today for your upcoming travel.
Baboon to the Moon Go-Bag Big
Description: Machine washable and waterproof, this duffel fits more than five days worth of clothing, so it’s ideal for longer trips of the road and air variety. You can wear it as a backpack, carry it like a standard duffel using the side handle, or wear it on your shoulder using its longer strap.
Why We Love It: Super fun colorways in a range of shades distinguish this gigunda duffel from others on the market. Per the description, it’ll “survive anything you throw at it and should not be treated preciously.” Sounds like our kind of bag. Also, the copywriting is inspired, like the name of the brand’s new Spaghetti Confetti collection.
Price: $229 at UrbanOutfitters.com
Vera Bradley Duffel Bag
Description: Boasting an incredible five stars on Amazon, this machine-washable cotton printed bag comes in a wide range of patterns. The quilted cotton material is lightweight but durable. This one’s a best seller for a reason.
Why We Love It: Stylish, lightweight, makes traveling a breeze. The 15-inch strap lets you grab on the go, while the zip-top closure keeps it all secure. The duffel’s interior pockets feature elastic mesh organizers for everything from your beauty products to jewelry. On the exterior, you’ve got a zip pocket and a slip pocket, perfect for reading material, wallets and boarding passes for easy accessibility.
Price: $87 at Amazon.com
Plambag Canvas Duffel
Description: Perfect for up to an entire week away! This unisex weekender features a large main compartment and a zipper compartment with exterior side pockets for everything from your laptop to toiletries.
Why We Love It: This spacious duffel holds up to 60 liters and fits so many daily essentials — including multiple pairs of shoes. Plastic cushions at the bottom of the bag ensure it stays clean, no matter what’s on the itinerary. It can be worn up to three ways — crossbody, in your hand and on your shoulder.
Price: $48.59 at Amazon.com
Lands’ End Canvas Weekender Duffel Bag
Description: A gorgeous, versatile bag at a wallet-friendly price. It features durable cotton canvas and strong construction to hold up to even the heaviest loads — up to 200 lbs.
Why We Love It: Adventure awaits. This bag holds all of your must-haves for a weekend trip and keeps it all easily accessible with loads of interior and exterior pockets. We love that it comes in a variety of subtle shades to match your luggage.
Price: $89.95 at LandsEnd.com
Calpak Luka Duffel
Description: The Calpak Luka Duffel is enjoying viral success for a reason. It’s the perfect bag for work, travel and of course, the gym. This bag comes in several on-trend shades and looks modern and minimalist at the same time. It’s considered a weekender bag, which means you can expect it to hold about three days worth
Why We Love It: Pockets, pockets, pockets. This cute, puffy bag has a separate space for everything.
This large weekender bag boasts waterproof fabric and works as an everyday tote or an overnight bag for travel. It also includes a shoe compartment. Best of all, you can even make it a matching set with coordinating luggage.
Price: $120 at Calpak.com
The Best Calpak Luka Duffel Dupe: Halfday Duffle Bag
Description: Looking for a travel duffel that’s similar to the Luka above but at a lower price point? This chic bag comes in a range of neutral colors and works just as well for men as it does for women. Part garment bag and part duffel bag, this extra roomy bag allows you to hang your suit or dress, then stow your shoes in the side compartments. This leaves space once you fold and zipper the bag to reveal more space for your folded clothing. Add your toiletries, accessories and you’re good to go. Similar to the Luka, it’s a “weekender” bag and holds three days’ worth of clothing.
Why We Love It: It’s gender neutral and makes the perfect gift for the constant traveler or consultant in your life. Or yourself!
Price: $98 at Halfdaytravel.com
AmazonBasics Ripstop Wheeled Duffel
Description: Durable design, larger size and wheels separate this duffel from many competitors on this list.
Why We Love It: Secure storage that’s easily organized make for the perfect carry-on for multiple situations. Great for longer trips, this bag offers several zippered front and main compartments to streamline your stash. An upright, telescopic handle and in-line wheels give you smooth mobility.
Price: $127.09 at Amazon.com
HYC00 Travel Duffel Bag
Description: Available in a wide variety of colors, this bag has high-density, water-resistant fabric. It’s organized to help you separate wet and dry items and features a crossbody design.
Why We Love It: This versatile nylon bag can be used for everything from the gym to sports to swimming to travel. Filled with functional pockets, you can easily separate your phone, keys, wallet and other valuables. It’s the ideal size for a carry-on and boasts a padded shoulder strap for comfortable lifting and carrying.
Price: $22.99 at Amazon.com
Convertible Carry On Garment Bag for Women
Description: This pretty in pink duffel bag is also a hanging garment bag. There are two buckles inside to keep your clothing flat so it doesn’t move during your journey for a wrinkle-free look once you arrive at your destination.
Why We Love It: The combo of a duffel and a garment bag, of course, but also the various internal pockets plus its large interior space that can be filled with everything from shoes to toiletries to cosmetics. It’ll quickly become your go-to traveling essential, whether you’re carrying on or checking.
Price: $43.99 at Amazon.com
Dagne Dover Landon Carryall Bag in Medium
Description: Outfitted with a neoprene luggage handle sleeve, this oversized bag is durable and adorable. It works just as well for a nature-filled weekend in the woods as it does on the streets of New York City.
Why We Love It: Available in a range of wearable shades, this lightweight bag is large enough for a few days away and unsnaps at the sides to create more room for unexpected must-haves you can’t leave behind. It also includes a padded laptop sleeve, an air mesh pouch for small items and a water bottle pocket so you can stay hydrated on the plane or on a hike. A stretch key leash, shoe duster and extra interior pockets keep you organized, while a pocket on the back of the bag is ideal for stashing away your passport or your phone.
Price: $125 at Dagnedover.com
Bagsmart Weekender Bag
Description: Its compact size, quilted effect and stunning array of colorways makes this the perfect bag for international and domestic travel. It’s also good for those who commute to work and want to take a lot of stuff during the day. It’s also a perfect hospital bag for labor and delivery.
Why We Love It: A must-have for yogis, it offers a sport-friendly yoga mat buckle that makes it oh so easy to carry your yoga mat. No need to purchase a separate yoga mat bag or strap! It also boasts nine multifunctional pockets in which to store all your daily essentials from toiletries to laptops to your wallet and passport. The spacious interior can hold clothes, laptops and other electronics.
Price: $30.99 at Amazon.com
Beis The Sport Duffel
Description: Available in neutral beige or black, this roomy duffel bag is your gym companion or your overnight must-have. Designed to move with you throughout your busy day, it fits perfectly in a gym locker or under your seat on a plane.
Why We Love It: It features a padded crossbody design with a shoulder strap, making it suitable — and comfortable for long hauls. There are also stow-away padded backpack straps and a valet sleeve to slip over your luggage handle for when you’re on the go.
Price: $88 at Beistravel.com
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