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Eagle Creek Universal Traveler Reviews Summary and Buyer's Guide

Last updated July 3, 2019

based on 40 reviews

We have checked tens of reviews and found 12 reasons to buy the Universal Traveler - and 2 reasons NOT to buy it.

Check all the pros and cons here.

80% of the reviewers give the Eagle Creek Universal Traveler a good or excellent rating!

Excellent (67%)
Good (13%)
Average (7%)
Poor (0%)
Bad (13%)


Reviews Summary

Here's what the reviewers think about the Eagle Creek Universal Traveler:

Reviewers like these things about the Eagle Creek Universal Traveler

  • Testers found out that the Eagle Creek Universal Traveler is an outstanding choice for quick trips away from home.
  • They also thought that it is a good carry on when checking bags for a more extended trip.
  • Other testers pointed out that it is very versatile.
  • Reviewers noted that the bag is comfortable for long days out touring a new town, and rugged and featured enough for day hikes.
  • Users also said that it is useful for daily commute and coffee shop runs.
  • Other reviewers thought that it has excellent padding and a sleek design that makes it a very comfortable small to mid-sized travel backpack.
  • They also indicated that its flexible back panel and well-designed shoulder straps ensure that this model rests comfortably on the back, centering the load and moving fluidly with the user through crowded airports and busy streets.
  • According to some users, it is a well-designed travel backpack that resembles a school backpack with extra travel features.
  • Other users found that its shoulder straps and back panel are made of breathable materials, making it suitable for day hikes.
  • According to those who used it, the backpack features an RFID blocking pocket which protects from the modern pickpocket scanning electronically for identification and information on cards and passports.
  • Many users pointed out that it also has a laptop compartment that zips open and exposes both a tablet and a laptop sleeve.
  • Testers noted that the combination of high-quality manufacturing and the intelligent placement of durable fabrics make this pack a very durable travel backpack.

Reviewers don't like these things

  • A tester thought that the relatively small size makes it hard to overstuff this pack.
  • A reviewer mentioned that its pocket is not very big, and it couldn't fit a wallet and a passport at the same time.


Crowdsourced specs across all Eagle Creek Universal Traveler models and sizes:

Weight iconWeight1.8 oz (0.8 kg)
Length iconLength14 in (36 cm)
Width20 in (51 cm)
Height9 in (23 cm)

The bag is recommended for these activities:


Feature Summary

Many sources mention these Eagle Creek Universal Traveler features:
  • Laptop compartment

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


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The Eagle Creek Universal Traveler ranks #20 compared with the other Eagle Creek bags.

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The Eagle Creek Universal Traveler ranks #2151 compared with all the bags we have checked.

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Last updated on July 03, 2019