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Eagle Creek Expanse Reviews Summary and Buyer's Guide

Last updated May 13, 2019

3.36
based on 273 reviews


We have checked hundreds of reviews and found 9 reasons to buy the Expanse - and 3 reasons NOT to buy it.

Check all the pros and cons here.


70% of the reviewers give the Eagle Creek Expanse a good or excellent rating!

Excellent (58%)
Good (12%)
Average (12%)
Poor (8%)
Bad (7%)





Reviews Summary


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

Reviewers like these things about the Eagle Creek Expanse

  • Most users said that it is strong and durable.
  • Users also said that it is lightweight and softer.
  • One great feature mentioned by many users is its good locking zipper mechanism.
  • Several users said that extra fabric handles on the bag are very helpful.
  • Most reviewers agreed that it fits plenty of clothes along with shoes.
  • Some other reviewers said that it has a nice sleeve for laptop and tablet.
  • Reviewers have mentioned that they love its exterior pocket with lots of interior space.
  • Many users praised the fact that the pack has no signs of breakage or wear after several uses.
  • They’ve also mentioned that the pack comes with extra front pockets.

Reviewers don't like these things

  • Some users complained that the structure of outside pocket makes it look stuffed.
  • One or two of the users complained that the price is a bit high.
  • One user complained that the wheels are too small.



Specs


Crowdsourced specs across all Eagle Creek Expanse models and sizes:

Capacity iconCapacity38.5 l (2349 cuin)
Weight iconWeight1.55-9.6 oz (0.7-4.4 kg)
Length iconLength8-22 in (20-56 cm)
Width14-29 in (36-74 cm)
Height8-32 in (20-81 cm)


The bag is recommended for these activities:

Travel
Hiking
Cycling
School
Backpacking
Sport



Popular Models


Eagle Creek Expanse Awd

100% choose the Eagle Creek Expanse Awd

100 %
Colors and combinations:

Black
Blue
Grey


Specs
Capacity iconCapacity38.5 l (2349 cuin)
Weight iconWeight4.6 oz (2.1 kg)
Length iconLength8 in (20 cm)
Width14 in (36 cm)
Height21 in (53 cm)




Feature Summary


Many sources mention these Eagle Creek Expanse features:
  • Compression straps
  • Wheeled/rolling

Some sources also mention these features:
  • Organizer panel
  • Carry-on size

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


Packing Guide


See how much a traveller, an athlete and an outdoorsy person can pack in the different Eagle Creek Expanse models (the most popular choice is the Expanse awd).




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.

ModelCapacityWeightLevel
awd38.5 l4.6 oz0.12 oz/L



Rankings


vs Eagle Creek Bags

The Eagle Creek Expanse ranks #25 compared with the other Eagle Creek bags.

23Eagle Creek Gear Warrior
3.54
Eagle Creek Gear Warrior
24Eagle Creek Adventure
3.50
Eagle Creek Adventure
25Eagle Creek Expanse
3.36
Eagle Creek Expanse
26Eagle Creek Deviate
2.92
Eagle Creek Deviate
27Eagle Creek All Terrain
2.80
Eagle Creek All Terrain

vs All Bags

The Eagle Creek Expanse ranks #2643 compared with all the bags we have checked.

2641American West Lady Lace
3.36
American West Lady Lace
2642Eagle Creek Expanse
3.36
Eagle Creek Expanse
2643Rebecca Minkoff Mab
3.36
Rebecca Minkoff Mab
2644Wandrd Prvke
3.36
Wandrd Prvke
2645Sherpani Esprit
3.36
Sherpani Esprit



Vs Other Bags


Crowdsourced comparisons of the Eagle Creek Expanse vs 2 other, similar bags.

Many sources mention this feature
Some sources mention this feature


Eagle Creek Expanse vs Eagle Creek Load Warrior


Eagle Creek Expanse
Eagle Creek Expanse

3.36

Based on 273 reviews
Capacity: 38.5 l
Weight: 1.55-9.6 oz
Price: $$$


Eagle Creek Load Warrior
Eagle Creek Load Warrior

4.35
BEST
Based on 619 reviews

Capacity:
Weight: 4.6-5.4 oz
Price: $$$

  • The Expanse is rated a lot worse than the Load Warrior.
  • In total, we have checked and analyzed 892 reviews of the two bags.
  • The weight of the biggest Expanse is 78% heavier than the biggest Load Warrior (9.6 oz vs 5.4 oz).

FeatureExpanseLoad Warrior
Carry-on size
Compression straps
Organizer panel
Reflective
Ultralight
Water resistant
Wheeled/rolling

Both bags are available in these colors:
Black
Blue

Only the Expanse is available in these colors:
Grey
Red




Eagle Creek Expanse vs Eagle Creek Tarmac


Eagle Creek Expanse
Eagle Creek Expanse

3.36

Based on 273 reviews
Capacity: 38.5 l
Weight: 1.55-9.6 oz
Price: $$$


Eagle Creek Tarmac
Eagle Creek Tarmac

3.56
BEST
Based on 504 reviews

Capacity: 75.75 l
Weight: 7.4-13 oz
Price: $$$

  • The Expanse is rated a little bit worse than the Tarmac.
  • In total, we have checked and analyzed 777 reviews of the two bags.
  • The biggest Expanse is 100% smaller than the biggest Tarmac (38 L vs 76 L).
  • The weight of the biggest Expanse is 35% lighter than the biggest Tarmac (9.6 oz vs 13 oz).

FeatureExpanseTarmac
Carry-on size
Compression straps
Media pocket
Organizer panel
Reflective
Wheeled/rolling

Both bags are available in these colors:
Black
Grey
Blue

Only the Expanse is available in these colors:
Red

Only the Tarmac is available in these colors:
Green





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Last updated on May 13, 2019