Messenger Bags for Travel

Messenger bags are ideal for use by messengers such as bike couriers, mail carriers, and riders. They have been in use since the 1950s. This type of bag provided easy accessibility, saving on time and reducing bulkiness by carrying all the items in one bag. They have straps that are easily adjustable to the required size to allow users to carry out daily activities without the fear of losing any items. In recent years, messenger bags have gained popularity due to the modifications and addition of various features that increase their utility. They have become a fashion item that men and women enjoy using. Browse through the bags and briefcase section at Staples for a wide variety of messenger bags.

Multiple carrier options
The design of messenger bags ensures that they carry everything one needs in a day. The bags provide space for laptops of various sizes, allowing users to carry their gadgets easily. Some have exterior pockets for phones, tablets and MP3 players. The transparent covering features added to some designs provide touch screen capabilities, allowing a user to change music tracks and check email when on the go. Some compartments have opening slots so that the devices can stay in the bag and still charge. Most bags come with side pockets to store refreshment bottles. Special pockets are also available for professional users to keep their cardholders, credit cards, pens, and other office items.

Consider different materials
The cotton canvas materials of some of these bags offer not only durability but also a smart look. Their long-term durability makes them appealing to students who carry large volumes of books. Expandable bodies on some models allow for expansion, creating room for more items. Leather bags can withstand weather changes, and some are waterproof, providing secure storage even in the rain. The bottom panel of most designs can withstand scratches that may result from daily activities.

Messenger bags are available in different designs
The bags have a variety of straps to allow comfortable adjustments and even weight distribution. Cross-body straps enable alleviation of strain on the neck, shoulders, and back, while the padded straps help increase comfort on the shoulders and the back too. The shoulder straps are removable, providing for easy cleaning. The adjustable straps make it simple to find the right overall comfort, whether the trip requires walking or cycling. Some bags have additional straps across the stomach to provide extra support.

Are messenger bags convenient for professional use?
They come in various designs to cater to different markets. Some leather units have a very professional look and complement any office wear, providing comfortable storage and carriage.

Are there specific messenger bags for different genders?
While most of the bags are unisex, some types are made specifically for men or women. The choice depends on what you intend to use the bag for and how often. This gives men and women the power to decide what suits their needs and either get a unisex or gender-specific bag for daily use.

Are messenger bags the same as briefcases?
There are various ways in which messenger bags differ from briefcases. Briefcases are naturally handheld, while messenger bags have straps that carry the bag across the shoulder. Messenger bags have more compartments and rooms for carrying different items.
Vangoddy Genuine Leather Bueiness Executive Brief Case Tote Messenger Bag (PT_MSBLEA201_T)Vangoddy Genuine Leather Bueiness Executive Brief Case Tote Messenger Bag (PT_MSBLEA201_T)
109.99
Vangoddy Genuine Leather Bueiness Executive Brief Case Tote Messenger Bag (PT_MSBLEA201_T)
Item #24327457
Model #PT_MSBLEA201_T
  • Smooth and sleek 100% leather material offers convenient on-the-go storage for everyday essentials in a professional style
  • Internal zip pocket and 2 slip pockets
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Solo New York Executive Leather Laptop Messenger, Espresso (VTA502-3)Solo New York Executive Leather Laptop Messenger, Espresso (VTA502-3)
93.49
Solo New York Executive Leather Laptop Messenger, Espresso (VTA502-3)
Item #892192
Model #VTA502-3
  • Premium leather body
  • Padded compartment protects laptops up to 16"/ MacBooks up to 17"
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Vangoddy Nylon Messenger Business Bag Case Fits Up to 17.3 Inch Laptop, Black (PT_NBKLEA782_17)Vangoddy Nylon Messenger Business Bag Case Fits Up to 17.3 Inch Laptop, Black (PT_NBKLEA782_17)
42.49
Vangoddy Nylon Messenger Business Bag Case Fits Up to 17.3 Inch Laptop, Black (PT_NBKLEA782_17)
Item #24324058
Model #PT_NBKLEA782_17
  • Carry and protect your laptop and accessories in style with this nylon carrying case. Fits Up to 17.3 Inch Laptop
  • Features accessory pockets for business cards, pens, stylus, and tablets/eReaders up to 8.5in X 9.5in in size.
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Solo New York Classic 15.6" Expandable Messenger Bag, BlackSolo New York Classic 15.6" Expandable Messenger Bag, Black
33.79
Solo New York Classic 15.6" Expandable Messenger Bag, Black
Item #951377
Model #NY10-4
  • Side expands 1" to increase storage capabilities
  • Padded compartment protects laptops up to 156”
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Vangoddy Italey Laptop Messenger Bag (Purple)Vangoddy Italey Laptop Messenger Bag (Purple)
37.49
Vangoddy Italey Laptop Messenger Bag (Purple)
Item #2435238
Model #NBKLEA072
  • Large front pocket holds chargers, notebook, etc.
  • Lockable designed zippers
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Wenger Saturn Polyester Casual Messenger Bag, Alloy (GA-7488-14F00)Wenger Saturn Polyester Casual Messenger Bag, Alloy (GA-7488-14F00)
85.09
Wenger Saturn Polyester Casual Messenger Bag, Alloy (GA-7488-14F00)
Item #IM1QZ5329
Model #GA-7488-14F00
  • The casual messenger bag accommodates and secures all your electronics and gadgets
  • Made of polyester and comes in alloy
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Vangoddy Nylon Messenger Business Bag Case Fits Up to 17.3 Inch Laptop, Black Orange (PT_NBKLEA786_17)Vangoddy Nylon Messenger Business Bag Case Fits Up to 17.3 Inch Laptop, Black Orange (PT_NBKLEA786_17)
42.49
Vangoddy Nylon Messenger Business Bag Case Fits Up to 17.3 Inch Laptop, Black Orange (PT_NBKLEA786_17)
Item #24324060
Model #PT_NBKLEA786_17
  • Carry and protect your laptop and accessories in style with this nylon carrying case. Fits Up to 17.3 Inch Laptop
  • Features accessory pockets for business cards, pens, stylus, and tablets/eReaders up to 8.5in X 9.5in in size.
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Vangoddy Laptop Notebook Messenger Bag Business Case 14 to 15.6 Inch, Metal Grey (PT_MSBLEA122_M)Vangoddy Laptop Notebook Messenger Bag Business Case 14 to 15.6 Inch, Metal Grey (PT_MSBLEA122_M)
41.39
Vangoddy Laptop Notebook Messenger Bag Business Case 14 to 15.6 Inch, Metal Grey (PT_MSBLEA122_M)
Item #24327454
Model #PT_MSBLEA122_M
  • Cushioned nylon material. Designed to bring all of your office essentials on the go
  • Button handle allows for comfortable grip and to secure your items
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Samsonite Modern Utility Messenger Bag, Charcoal Heather, Ripstop Polyester (89579-5794)Samsonite Modern Utility Messenger Bag, Charcoal Heather, Ripstop Polyester (89579-5794)
71.19
Samsonite Modern Utility Messenger Bag, Charcoal Heather, Ripstop Polyester (89579-5794)
Item #24216351
Model #89579-5794
  • Bottom of the bag is water resistant
  • Tablet/iPad pocket with tricot lining
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Vangoddy Back to School Messenger Shoulder Bag Briefcase, Fits 13 Inch Laptop, Black (NBKLEA638)Vangoddy Back to School Messenger Shoulder Bag Briefcase, Fits 13 Inch Laptop, Black (NBKLEA638)
28.69
Vangoddy Back to School Messenger Shoulder Bag Briefcase, Fits 13 Inch Laptop, Black (NBKLEA638)
Item #24310371
Model #NBKLEA638
  • Compact and durable with padded shoulder strap and top handles
  • Lightweight and stylish, this messenger bag is your perfect choice
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