Tortuga Setout Divide Backpack Reviews
- Great for carrying a lot of stuff
- Expands to 34L for longer trips
- Fits under airplane seats
- Top and side handles to carry like a suitcase
Tortuga Setout Divide Backpack Review
For my visually impaired onebaggers - daily contacts or monthlys?
Trying to make my "final" decision, need some help! Maybe Setout Divide?
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I'm carrying my "personal office" of laptop/folders/notebooks/tablet/noise-canceling headphones/power adapters & cables. Plus clothes running the range from "I'm a (comfortable) bum" to "appropriately dressed to meet the CTO." Using a quality backpack makes flying and urban train travel a delight. Added benefit, after you reach your destination, unpack your Setout Divide completely and then use it for your day-to-day carrying needs
Been a fan of Tortuga Backpacks for several years now, I’ve bought a couple of their products myself and had several other friends and family buy them based on my recommendations. After roughly 5 years using the same pack the shoulder strap started to rip on my bag, I ended up emailing them to see if they were able to repair it for me. Their response was quick and though the bag that I had was no longer in production they were able to help me out and gave me a bit toward a new pack! Not what I expected at all. Solid products, and even better customer service! Worth the cost!
The waist attachments I don't find necessary personally, but I do love the expandable zip feature. It also has great zippers and the durable handles are a plus! Well done.
Love the Set-out bag, my favorite feature is definitely the size, it's an in-between of the everyday and larger travel bag. In my opinion though, a little too big for everyday, but perfect for easy travel on the 4-6 day trips, or even longer. The waist attachments I don't find necessary personally, but I do love the expandable zip feature. It also has great zippers and the durable handles are a plus! Well done
The only downside I see, is that the laptop in the front zipper pocket should unzip almost the whole way to be more usable or flip open during TSA bag assessment.
I spent months researching for a backpack for my 3-week trip to South America. I have back pain and hate backpacks but knew it was the best solution for my carry-on and travel during my trip. I had three criteria: look good (top! so no elastic things, no bright colours, no netting, no big bold brand names), comfortable, and practical (i.e
Tortuga says this is to help you keep your clean and dirty clothes separated. You could also just use these two compartments as a way to separate different kinds of clothes for example, packing cubes in the main compartment and then pants and packing folders in the other compartment.