The Best Weekender Bags for Your Next Vacation
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The Best Weekender Bags for Your Next Vacation

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The Best Weekender Bags for Your Next Vacation
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It’s In The Bag

With spring on the horizon and travel plans in the works, weekender bags for men and women are having a moment. Whether you call it a tote, duffle, or carryall, these bags are weekend workhorses designed to store a couple days’ worth of travel clothes and accessories while still being comfortable to carry. Here are some of our top picks in a range of prices. 


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Canvas and Leather Fold Weekender Bag
Madewell

Canvas and Leather Fold Weekender Bag

$240 from Madewell

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This cotton canvas bag folds over, so it’s easy to carry whether you’re toting a little more or a little less. Sturdy leather handles and multiple pockets make staying organized simple. 


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The ReNew Transit Weekender
Everlane

The ReNew Transit Weekender

$85 from Everlane

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Environmentally friendly and fashionable, this tote is made from over 36 renewed plastic bottles. The water-resistant finish is fluorine-free — another boon for the environment. As for useful features, there are two water bottle pockets and a sleeve for sliding the bag over a suitcase handle. 


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No. 478 16" Carryall
Billykirk

No. 478 16" Carryall

$675 from Billykirk

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Though this bag certainly isn’t cheap, it’s likely to last for decades. The waxed canvas resists water and wear and tear, and the leather trim will naturally patina with age for a unique look. The versatile size fits overhead bins perfectly.


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Tanker 2Way Boston Bag
Sonder Supplies

Tanker 2Way Boston Bag

$737 from Sonder Supplies 

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The cost may give pause, but this bag’s impeccable construction will give you your money’s worth with cost per wear. It’s made of three layers for durability, has a heavyweight dual zipper that is unlikely to snag, and features padded handles that keep you comfy even when lifting a sizable load.


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Birdling
Birdling
Lo & Sons
Lo & Sons

The Catalina Deluxe

$215 from Lo & Sons

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Choose your own material for this customizable duffle. The organic canvas option is soft yet sturdy and perfect for squishing clothes into. The recycled poly version, which is made from plastic bottles, is water resistant and more structured. Both bags have multiple sections and a bottom compartment that’s perfect for shoes or dirty clothes. 


Triple Zipper Overnight
Cuyana

Triple Zipper Overnight

$298 from Cuyana

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The three compartments in this bag keep everything you need for the weekend nice and organized. The cotton canvas with leather trim combo are available in a number of color options to suit your style. 


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Canway 65L Travel Duffel Bag
Amazon

Canway 65L Travel Duffel Bag

$33 from Amazon

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This affordable duffle comes in three sizes, but the 65L in particular is great for a weekend away. It’s packed with features that include pockets of multiple sizes and a vented compartment for shoes or wet clothes. Plus, the whole bag folds up in a small pouch if you need to toss it in a larger suitcase. 


Bagsmart Weekender Bag
Amazon

Bagsmart Weekender Bag

$41 from Amazon

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Pastel pink is a nice change from the basic neutral carry-on, but this weekender has a lot of other things going for it. There’s a laptop pocket and a front pocket for small items, plus a back pocket that has RFID blocking for extra safety. And if pink isn’t your color, it’s also available in black.


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Travel Duffel Tote Bag
Amazon

Travel Duffel Tote Bag

$40 from Amazon 

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You would never know this luxe-looking tote isn’t real leather. It’s as functional as it is stylish, with enough space for up to a five day trip, plus extras such as a crossbody strap and handy zippered pocket for a phone or keys. 


Canvas Weekender Bag
Amazon

Canvas Weekender Bag

$46 and up from Amazon

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This weekender bag is a best seller — possibly because the selection of patterns can’t be beat, whether you’re looking for a leopard print or a corporate gray look (at this price, why not get more than one?). There are seven pockets total and a handy crossbody strap.


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Handmade Leather Duffle Bag
Etsy
Cowhide Travel Bag
Etsy
Boho Overnight Bag
Etsy

Boho Overnight Bag

$30 from Etsy

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If you’re all about bohemian vibes, this is the bag for you. It’s lined with 100 percent cotton for extra sturdiness and has a nifty outside pocket to stash keys and a phone.

CB Station Weekender Bag
Maisonette
Paravel Monogrammable Weekender
Maisonette

Paravel Monogrammable Weekender

$295 from Maisonette

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It’s all about options with this bag. The leather straps can slip over the trolley of your carry-on luggage, or you can carry it with a shoulder strap. Have the bag monogrammed, or enjoy its simplicity as it is.


Old School Carry All
Tom Bihn

Old School Carry All

$170 from Tom Bihn

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The ‘90s are back. This bag is a reissue of a style popular over 20 years ago — only now, it’s updated to provide more organizational compartments, as well as o-rings to tether various pouches or keys to.


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Travel Duffle Bag
Amazon

Travel Duffle Bag

$27 and up from Amazon

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This bag is proof you don’t need to spend a ton to carry a cute weekend tote that’s also packed with features. Inside is a wet pocket and mesh pocket, and the whole bag is water resistant. 


Large Dry Duffle Bag
Filson

Large Dry Duffle Bag

$250 from Filson

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If you’re taking an outdoorsy weekend excursion that requires serious waterproofing due to water activities or the possibility of rain, then this is your bag. It’s touted as 100 percent waterproof thanks to an impenetrable polyurethane and nylon exterior. When cinched, the rolled top is designed to keep all water out.