Posted 3 months ago in the Everyday Carry community
Attention Backpackers! Backpacks you should know about

Here is lil review on one of your greatest assets when travelling around – your backpack!

Backpacks are essential when moving around when you’re on a trip abroad or carrying around gadgets trying to documents your sightseeing adventure. Hence, they are equally risky if your gadgets are valuable or you walk around with important documents (passport, ID etc …). However, some companies realised the needs of travellers and backpackers and came up with a solution – Anti theft backpacks.

The options are numerous and there are a number of backpacks with special features than can cater your needs. We will be reviewing a small collection of backpacks with special features and what these features mean to you:

Pacsafe Metrosafe LS 450 25L Anti-theft Back pack

Zip at the top! Unlike most of the other backpacks where the clip to secure the zipper is somewhere on the side, Metrosafe locks the zippers on the top - Will require the pickpocketer some extra dose of courage to reachout to the most visible place on that bag – and takes a bit of effort to undo the clips, should be enough to alert you.
Features :
¬ 25 Litres Capacity
¬ RFID blocking pocket
¬ eXomesh Slashguard stainless steel wire mesh embedded into fabric to prevent slash and run theft
¬ Lock on all zippers
¬ 15” padded laptop sleeve
¬ Water resistant

Eagle Creek Universal Traveler Backpack

Eagle Creek’s Universal Traveler anti theft backpack has the same top zipper lock that we liked so much on the Pacsafes, but with a cool twist: the zippers have toggle heads that fit through an eyelet to “lock”, requiring some dexterity to undo. No one’s going to be casually opening this pack.

• 35 Litres Capcity
• 17” padded laptop compartment
• RFID blocking pocket
• Safety whistle
• Light weight

XD Design Bobby Anti Theft Backpack

This is our favorite backpack because its different approach to anti theft design. Rather than locking zippers, there’s just one exterior zipper, and it’s hidden at the back of the pack, next to your body, and under a flap.

• 15.6” laptop sleeve
• Easy attachment to wheeled luggage
• Water resistant
• Hidden pockets for cards
• Weight distribution
• Reflective strip
• Anti-cut
• Integrated USB charging port