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Pelican Vacationer Reviews Summary and Buyer's Guide

Last updated July 4, 2019

based on 79 reviews

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

Check all the pros and cons here.

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.

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vs Pelican Bags

The Pelican Vacationer ranks #7 compared with the other Pelican bags.

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vs All Bags

The Pelican Vacationer ranks #2862 compared with all the bags we have checked.

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2861Pelican Vacationer
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Bag ID 35484. Images from Amazon Product Advertising API and shop datafeeds.

Last updated on July 04, 2019