Good material, solid zip and somewhere to store your shoes, that’s all you need in a bag… right? Well, people are showing they want more in their travel bags on Kickstarter.
Travellers are savvier, travel lighter and are willing to spend a little bit more to ensure that their travel bag can keep up with their adventurous goals.
So below we will cover off 6 brand new travel bags that are currently well above their funding target on Kickstarter that are set to hit the mainstream, and maybe your side, in the very near future!
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1. JW Weekender 3-bags-in-1
JW Weekender, based out of Dallas, Texas, is a no-frills bag company that delivers on superior quality at an affordable price. With over 1,000 backers to at the time of writing this, they have received an additional $233,000 above their original pledge goal!
Being available in three different colours, you can the colour that suits you and utilise the 3-in-1 system for practicality and function in any situation.
2. Kodiac Leather: The Ultimate Leather Travel Bag
This is not the first time Kodiac has been winning people over on Kickstarter. This comes as an advantage as they already had feedback from customers on what travellers wanted. And it shows with an additional $123,200 above their pledge goal!
Keeping the carry on size restrictions in mind, they have focused on a bag big enough for carry-on luggage and maximising the usability of the duffel for ease of transport through airports and security sections. 45L in size, separated laptop and shoe spaces along with adjustable straps all in a classic and rugger leather finish.
3. Stubble & Co: The perfect everyday bag for men
Versatility and quality was the focus of Stubble & Co. for their perfect everyday bag. Created for the businessman, gym sessions or the perfect weekend getaway, this bag has the features to cater to them all.
Pledges have shown their support of the London based company with the bag generating an additional £69,271 above their pledge goal.
Available in four colours to match your personality, the 32L bag comes with a laptop pocket, reinforced base, detachable shoulder strap and more to get your belongings from A to B in style.
4. Walker Family Goods – States Duffel Bag
A practical and vibrant bag that serves its purpose of the perfect travel duffel bag for travellers of all sizes. The colours come with their own personality and the story behind the Walker Family Goods will fill you with all the fuzzies.
A travelling family with two young kids, these bags were designed for people just like them and are inspiring more families to do what they have achieved. Extra mesh pockets, bag dividers and a place for the ‘Stinky Stuff’, a set of these will cater to the whole family. They have inspired over 500 backers so far and we are hoping it can be a lot more that can connect to their story.
5. No Bag Check: The Ultimate Travel Carry-On Bag
This Toronto based company have created business travellers dream bag. Moving away from the trolley carry-on style bag, the No Bag Check Carry-On Bag allows you to store your shoes, laptop or tablet, toiletries and your hanging garments all in one place. Wait… What?
That’s correct, with the curved shape, you can put your hanger items into the bag as it unzips into a full-on garment bag and keeps them wrinkle-free.
It’s no wonder then that they have just under 600 backers but an additional CA$73,984 above their pledge goal.
6. Emery & Oak – A Classic Bag for the Modern World
Technology meets style with the All-in-one carry solution by Emery and Oak. This bag also meets the carry-on size limits for flights and can be utilised as a casual bag on the way to the office, gym or a relaxing weekend away.
The technology joins us with its own built-in battery that can charge your phone and tablet on the go. This battery is rechargeable by USB which is all included in the design. Talk about Fashion and Function in one bag! Pledgers are loving this with it receiving $31,580 above its pledge goal!
Special mention to the team at Travel Tips and Inspo for their contribution. They did the research looking for the best travel bags on Kickstarter leading up to the end of 2019.
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