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Dakine Valise Reviews Summary and Buyer's Guide

Last updated May 12, 2019

based on 37 reviews

We have checked tens of reviews and found 13 reasons to buy the Valise - and 2 reasons NOT to buy it.

Check all the pros and cons here.

99% of the reviewers give the Dakine Valise a good or excellent rating!

Excellent (89%)
Good (10%)
Average (0%)
Poor (0%)
Bad (0%)

Reviews Summary

Here's what the reviewers think about the Dakine Valise:

Reviewers like these things about the Dakine Valise

  • Many reviewers noted that the Dakine Valise backpack is comfortable to carry.
  • Laptop users lauded the presence of an external sleeve dedicated to keeping their gadgets safe and secure.
  • Other reviewers pointed out that the bag could be carried using the handle, or through a roller.
  • Testers also noted that its interior drop pockets allow users to organize things better.
  • Many users found that the bag is durable due to its polyester and cotton material.
  • Several reviewers found out that its tuckaway ID pocket adds security.
  • Many of the users indicated that its handle could be retractable.
  • Users noted that the urethane wheels of the bag are replaceable.
  • They pointed out that the bag could be used for travel and excursions.
  • Several testers also felt that it was easy to fly with.
  • Other users pointed out that its wheels roll smoothly and sturdily.
  • Reviewers also noted that its fabric does not show dirt.
  • Others indicated that its main compartment could hold a weekend's worth of clothes.

Reviewers don't like these things

  • A user thought that the bag could tip right over when not leaned against something.
  • Another user does not stay upright.


Crowdsourced specs across all Dakine Valise models and sizes:

Capacity iconCapacity35 l (2136 cuin)
Weight iconWeight5-5.1 oz (2.3-2.3 kg)
Length iconLength20 in (51 cm)
Width15 in (38 cm)
Height10-11 in (25-28 cm)
Laptop iconLaptop SizeMax. 15 inches

The bag is recommended for these activities:


Feature Summary

Many sources mention these Dakine Valise features:
  • Wheeled/rolling
  • Laptop compartment
  • Carry-on size

Actual features depends on the model, so check the features before you buy.

Capacity/Weight Levels

The capacity/weight level shows how much the bag weights compared with it's capacity (volume).

The lower the capacity/weight level, the better.

3535 l5 oz0.14 oz/L


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The Dakine Valise ranks #12 compared with the other Dakine bags.

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The Dakine Valise ranks #420 compared with all the bags we have checked.

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Bag ID 31643. Images from Amazon Product Advertising API and shop datafeeds.

Last updated on May 12, 2019