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The Best Laptop Bags For Beginner Travelers

Protect your devices no matter where you’re heading.

Whether you're taking your first work trip or working remotely from a new location for a while, bringing your laptop with you means bringing a good laptop bag. Here's what you should know about laptop bags.

Targus Classic Slim Briefcase
Your primary concern should be durability, but the right brand will always provide that with a touch of style. | Targus

If you're getting one in a briefcase format, a trolley strap for rolling bags and shoulder strap is a must.

Lenovo Laptop Shoulder Bag
A lot of zippers can be confusing when you're trying to get through TSA in a strange airport, or even your local one. | Lenovo

Make sure that any briefcase-styled laptop bag is the right size for your laptop, by measuring the laptop diagonally when it's closed.

Amazon Basics 17.3 Inch Laptop Computer Bag
A larger case shouldn't sacrifice comfort on your shoulder. | Amazon Basics

Don't forget your accessories, as well; pockets for any mice, controllers, hard drives, and office supplies will make your life much easier.

BAGSMART 15.6 Inch Laptop Shoulder Bag
RFID pockets, while not necessarily crucial to your travel plans, provide extra peace of mind just in case the seemingly impossible happens to you. | BAGSMART

Check to make sure you can easily and quickly get your laptop, tablet, and other accessories out of the bag quickly when in line at the airport, saving you some aggravation.

Mancro Laptop Backpack
A classic look is perfect for anyone traveling light and hoping to beat the crowds from the terminals to the taxis. | Mancro

Finally, if you know you'll be hustling through airports, or need a bag you can also bring to the office while keeping your hands free, consider a backpack.