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Pacsafe Venturesafe Reviews and Buyer's Guide (Mar 2019)

4.06
based on 1,169 reviews

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Reviews Summary


86% of the Pacsafe Venturesafe reviews are good or excellent!

Excellent (69%)
Good (17%)
Average (6%)
Poor (3%)
Bad (3%)


Here's what the reviewers think about the Pacsafe Venturesafe:

Reviewers like these things about the Pacsafe Venturesafe

  • Several reviewers commended the Pacsafe Venturesafe backpack for its anti-theft technologies which keep their things safe from being stolen.
  • Others lauded its quality fabric and durable construction.
  • Other reviewers noted that its shoulder straps are slash-proof, making it safe to carry around.
  • Users indicated that the exomesh slash guard that is embedded into the fabric helps protect the bag against slash-and-run theft.
  • Other users thought that the things could be packed and organized efficiently. Several of those who have used the pack also said that it is equipped with a smart zipper security system which provides multiple layers of protection.
  • Laptop users found it easy to store their gadgets due to a padded compartment dedicated to laptops.
  • Those who have tried the bag noted that it was comfortable to wear.
  • Many reviewers praised its sleek and lightweight design.
  • Other users also found the bag easy to use.
  • Reviewers indicated that it is an ideal bag for long hikes or everyday use.
  • Other reviewers recommend the bag as a carry-on when traveling abroad.
  • Testers noticed that its security hook could be turned and locked.
  • They also pointed out the presence of a blocking pocket for additional security.

Reviewers don't like these things

  • A user mentioned that the bag does not have any straps for keys.
  • Another user had issues with the smaller pocket zipper because it only unzips from one side.

Specs


Crowdsourced specs across all Pacsafe Venturesafe models and sizes:

Capacity iconCapacity22-40 l (1343-2441 cuin)
Weight iconWeight0.25-4 oz (0.1-1.8 kg)
Length iconLength4-22 in (10-56 cm)
Width7-30 in (18-76 cm)
Height2-55 in (5-140 cm)
Laptop iconLaptop SizeMax. 15 inches


The bag is recommended for these activities:

Travel
Sport
Hiking
Cycling
School
Backpacking



Popular Models


Pacsafe Venturesafe X30

62% choose the Pacsafe Venturesafe X30

62 %
Colors and combinations:

Black
Blue


Specs
Capacity iconCapacity30 l (1831 cuin)
Weight iconWeight2.45 oz (1.1 kg)
Length iconLength8 in (20 cm)
Width12 in (30 cm)
Height21 in (53 cm)
Laptop iconLaptop SizeMax. 15 inches


Pacsafe Venturesafe Exp45

38% choose the Pacsafe Venturesafe Exp45

38 %
Colors and combinations:

Black
Blue


Specs
Weight iconWeight4 oz (1.8 kg)
Length iconLength14 in (36 cm)
Width9 in (23 cm)
Height22 in (56 cm)




Pacsafe Venturesafe exp45 vs Venturesafe x30


The two most popular Pacsafe Venturesafe models are the Venturesafe exp45 and the Venturesafe x30, so let's compare them:

The Venturesafe exp45
Pacsafe Venturesafe Exp45

The Venturesafe x30
Pacsafe Venturesafe X30

Popularity and Prices

In total, 100% of the people interested in the Pacsafe Venturesafe bags choose one of these two models. The most popular choice is the Venturesafe x30 which is choosen by 62% (1.6 times as many as the 38% that choose the Venturesafe exp45).

Venturesafe exp45Venturesafe x30
Most popular

Looking at the prices, the Venturesafe exp45 is typically around $30 more expensive than the Venturesafe x30, but check the deals before you buy.

Venturesafe exp45Venturesafe x30
Cheapest

Weight and dimensions

The weight of the Venturesafe exp45 is 1.5 kg (54.7 oz) higher than the weight of the Venturesafe x30.

Venturesafe exp45Venturesafe x30
Lightest

If we look at dimensions, both the Venturesafe exp45 and the Venturesafe x30 has the same length (14 in). It's 3 in (8 cm) wider (9 vs. 12 in), while the height is the same (both 22 in).

Features and Colors

Both models are available in black and blue.




Feature Summary


Many sources mention these Pacsafe Venturesafe features:
  • Sternum strap
  • Laptop compartment
  • Organizer panel
  • Carry-on size
  • Compression straps
  • Raincover included
  • Hip belt
  • Hydration compatible
  • Adjustable torso
  • Water bottle pockets
  • Side pockets

Some sources also mention these features:
  • Water resistant

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 Pacsafe Venturesafe models (the most popular choice is the Venturesafe x30).




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
x2222 l1.9 oz0.09 oz/L
x3030 l2.45 oz0.08 oz/L
x4040 l4 oz0.1 oz/L


Pacsafe Venturesafe
Average for 20,280+ different bags




Rankings


vs Pacsafe Bags

The Pacsafe Venturesafe ranks #3 compared with the other Pacsafe bags.

Top 20% Pacsafe bag

1Pacsafe Citysafe
4.14
Pacsafe Citysafe
2Pacsafe Toursafe
4.11
Pacsafe Toursafe
3Pacsafe Venturesafe
4.06
Pacsafe Venturesafe
4Pacsafe Metrosafe
4.03
Pacsafe Metrosafe
5Pacsafe RFIDsafe
3.95
Pacsafe RFIDsafe

vs All Bags

The Pacsafe Venturesafe ranks #931 compared with all the bags we have checked.

929Osprey Viper
4.06
Osprey Viper
930Pacsafe Venturesafe
4.06
Pacsafe Venturesafe
931Travelpro Maxlite
4.06
Travelpro Maxlite
932Fossil Kinley
4.06
Fossil Kinley
933Oakley Link
4.06
Oakley Link



Vs Other Bags


Crowdsourced comparisons of the Pacsafe Venturesafe vs 3 other, similar bags.

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Pacsafe Venturesafe vs Osprey Farpoint


Pacsafe Venturesafe
Pacsafe Venturesafe

4.06

Based on 1,169 reviews
Capacity: 22-40 l
Weight: 0.25-4 oz
Price: $$


Osprey Farpoint
Osprey Farpoint

4.56
BEST
Based on 2,241 reviews

Capacity: 38-76 l
Weight: 3-4 oz
Price: $$$

  • The Venturesafe is rated somewhat worse than the Farpoint.
  • In total, we have checked and analyzed 3,410 reviews of the two bags.
  • The biggest Venturesafe is 90% smaller than the biggest Farpoint (40 L vs 76 L).
  • The weight of the biggest Venturesafe is the same weight as the biggest Farpoint (both 4 oz).

FeatureVenturesafeFarpoint
Adjustable torso
Carry-on size
Compression straps
Hip belt
Hydration compatible
Laptop compartment
Organizer panel
Raincover included
Removable daypack
Side pockets
Sternum strap
Water bottle pockets
Water resistant

Both bags are available in these colors:
Black
Blue

Only the Farpoint is available in these colors:
Grey
Red




Pacsafe Venturesafe vs Pacsafe Metrosafe


Pacsafe Venturesafe
Pacsafe Venturesafe

4.06
BEST
Based on 1,169 reviews
Capacity: 22-40 l
Weight: 0.25-4 oz
Price: $$


Pacsafe Metrosafe
Pacsafe Metrosafe

4.03

Based on 2,688 reviews

Capacity: 7-12 l
Weight: 0.5-1.8 oz
Price: $$

  • The Venturesafe is rated about the same as the Metrosafe.
  • In total, we have checked and analyzed 3,857 reviews of the two bags.
  • The biggest Venturesafe is 233% bigger than the biggest Metrosafe (40 L vs 12 L).
  • The weight of the biggest Venturesafe is 122% heavier than the biggest Metrosafe (4 oz vs 1.8 oz).

FeatureVenturesafeMetrosafe
Adjustable torso
Carry-on size
Compression straps
Hip belt
Hydration compatible
Laptop compartment
Organizer panel
Raincover included
Side pockets
Sternum strap
Water bottle pockets
Water resistant

Both bags are available in these colors:
Black
Blue

Only the Metrosafe is available in these colors:
Green
Red
Grey




Pacsafe Venturesafe vs Pacsafe Vibe


Pacsafe Venturesafe
Pacsafe Venturesafe

4.06
BEST
Based on 1,169 reviews
Capacity: 22-40 l
Weight: 0.25-4 oz
Price: $$


Pacsafe Vibe
Pacsafe Vibe

3.91

Based on 453 reviews

Capacity: 4-25 l
Weight: 0.6-2.9 oz
Price: $$

  • The Venturesafe is rated a little bit better than the Vibe.
  • In total, we have checked and analyzed 1,622 reviews of the two bags.
  • The biggest Venturesafe is 60% bigger than the biggest Vibe (40 L vs 25 L).
  • The weight of the biggest Venturesafe is 38% heavier than the biggest Vibe (4 oz vs 2.9 oz).

FeatureVenturesafeVibe
Adjustable torso
Carry-on size
Compression straps
Hip belt
Hydration bladder
Hydration compatible
Laptop compartment
Organizer panel
Raincover included
Side pockets
Sternum strap
Water bottle pockets
Water resistant

Both bags are available in these colors:
Black
Blue

Only the Vibe is available in these colors:
Grey
Green
Red







Selected Reviews


The Savvy Backpacker

Like all the Pascafe products I’ve reviewed, the Venturesafe 25L is another great choice if you’re looking for an anti-theft backpack.

Posted 16 October 2013 by James and Susan - Read full review

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Last updated on March 17, 2019