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Best Laptop Bags For First Time Travelers

Make traveling with all your important devices a cinch.

Traveling with either a work or a personal laptop can be nerve-wracking, especially for first-time travelers. But it doesn't have to be as intimidating as it seems. Here are the best laptop bags that make traveling with your notebook seamless.

ytonet bag
You don't need a flashy leather bag with unmistakable design and labels. | Ytonet

A great traveling laptop bag is one that'll, first and foremost, keep your laptop safe. At any point during a trip, even a simple road trip, your laptop bag can be subjected to a variety of physical trauma. Find a bag that'll negate that damage.

Targus briefcase
When you're all work and very little play, you don't have use of anything that doesn't cater specifically to your needs. | Targus

Good laptop bags for traveling are also ones that have plenty of space for your other creative tools, like pens, paper and flash drives. Sometimes a laptop bag is all you're taking for a quick day trip, so make sure it has the ample room for your needs.

NUBILY briefcase
Don't be afraid to add a little personality to your choice. | NUBILY

When it comes down to it, sometimes the best travel laptop bags are the lightest and most portable. A couple pockets here and there are nice to have, but, ultimately, you're looking for comfortable portability over utility.

NUBILY tote bag
Bigger doesn't always mean better, but in this case it allows you to mix work gear with extras. | NUBILY

Sometimes, it's not about the portability or the utility of a travel laptop bag; it's about something more: its style. Look good wherever you travel with your laptop.

laptop tote
Being able to charge your phone in your bag is always a welcome bonus. | TANTO

It's not too much, however, to ask for a conjunction between portability, utility and style. Finding the best laptop bag means all three of those factors will be checked.