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Pelican Vacationer Reviews and Buyer's Guide (Jan 2019)

3.01 based on 55 reviews
Pelican Vacationer

Excellent (47%)
Good (5%)
Average (13%)
Poor (8%)
Bad (25%)

Reviews Summary

Here's what the reviewers think about the Pelican Vacationer:

Reviewers like these things about the Pelican Vacationer

  • Reviewers agree that the Pelican Vacationer luggage has all the usuals like a retractable handle, lay-flat stainless steel carry handles with soft rubber grips (top, bottom, and side) and a pair of bottom-mounted wheels.
  • Reviewers praised the retractable carry-handle.
  • Testers pointed out that the pack feels very secure and durable.
  • Other testers found out that its wheels feel both very smooth and exceptionally rugged while pulling the case through the airport and on the street/side-walk, among other places.
  • Users discovered that the pack is watertight, crushproof and lightweight.
  • Reviewers pointed out the presence of a watertight O-Ring seal allowing the case to be submerged for up to 30-minutes at a depth of one meter.
  • They noticed that its double-wall polypropylene construction exterior can handle a load of up to 1,500 pounds.
  • Several testers also indicated that it includes a self-regulating vent and very smooth stainless-steel hinge pins for the lid.
  • Other users found that it consists of a built-in TSA approved combination lock which are convenient and very easy to use.
  • Testers pointed out that the inside of the case is laid out in a simple fashion in order to provide about as much space as a case with that much protection could give.
  • Users thought that the pack's bottom compartment is a large open space, lined with a soft material.
  • Other users found that it has a detachable lid organizer with a pair of zipper pockets along with the included toiletry kit and zippered shoe sack.

Reviewers don't like these things

  • A user thought that the bag has no zippers.
  • Another user felt that it easily shows signs of scratches.


vs Pelican Bags

The Pelican Vacationer ranks #3 compared with the other Pelican bags.

1Pelican Weekender
Pelican Weekender
2Pelican Vacationer
Pelican Vacationer
3Pelican Sport
Pelican Sport

vs All Bags

The Pelican Vacationer ranks #1637 compared with all the bags we have checked.

1635Camelbak FlashFlo
Camelbak FlashFlo
1636Pelican Vacationer
Pelican Vacationer
1637Vango Swift
1638Heys Xcase
Heys Xcase
1639Titleist StaDry
Titleist StaDry

Bag ID 35484. Images from Amazon Product Advertising API

Last updated on January 12, 2019