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Eagle Creek Afar Reviews Summary and Buyer's Guide

Last updated July 3, 2019

based on 65 reviews

We have checked tens of reviews and found 14 reasons to buy the Afar - and 2 reasons NOT to buy it.

Check all the pros and cons here.

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Reviews Summary

Here's what the reviewers think about the Eagle Creek Afar:

Reviewers like these things about the Eagle Creek Afar

  • Reviewers thought that the Eagle Creek Afar backpack is durable due to its polyester fabric.
  • Other reviewers remarked that it was comfortable to wear.
  • Users noted that the bag has anti-theft features.
  • They mentioned that it has lockable zippers and a central lock point.
  • Others indicated that its integrated safety whistle on the sternum strap is vital during emergencies.
  • Users thought that its padded and breathable back panel provides comfort and support.
  • Other users noted its contoured straps also add support and comfort.
  • Laptop users lauded the presence of a padded sleeve dedicated to keeping their gadgets safe and secure.
  • Many of the reviewers pointed out that its reflective accents and its light attachment loop are essential when going to low-light environments.
  • Testers noted that it the bag is compact and well-made.
  • Other testers also found that its design to be attractive and stylish.
  • Reviewers said that its waist belt could be tucked away when not needed.
  • A lot of users thought that the pack was easy to carry.
  • They also felt that it is ideal for travel.

Reviewers don't like these things

  • A reviewer thought that its interior pockets have limited functionality.
  • Another reviewer felt that the zippers are hard to use.


Crowdsourced specs across all Eagle Creek Afar models and sizes:

Laptop iconLaptop SizeMax. 17 inches

The bag is recommended for these activities:


Feature Summary

Many sources mention these Eagle Creek Afar features:
  • Laptop compartment
  • Sternum strap
  • Compression straps
  • Reflective
  • Side pockets
  • Wheeled/rolling

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


vs Eagle Creek Bags

The Eagle Creek Afar ranks #22 compared with the other Eagle Creek bags.

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22Eagle Creek Afar
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vs All Bags

The Eagle Creek Afar ranks #2211 compared with all the bags we have checked.

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2210Eagle Creek Afar
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2212Jansport Javelina
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2213Timbuk2 Catapult
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Bag ID 31648. Images from Amazon Product Advertising API and shop datafeeds.

Last updated on July 03, 2019