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Timbuk2 Jet Reviews Summary and Buyer's Guide

Last updated July 3, 2019

based on 531 reviews

We have checked hundreds of reviews and found 12 reasons to buy the Jet - and 3 reasons NOT to buy it.

Check all the pros and cons here.

86% of the reviewers give the Timbuk2 Jet a good or excellent rating!

Excellent (66%)
Good (20%)
Average (8%)
Poor (2%)
Bad (1%)


Reviews Summary

Here's what the reviewers think about the Timbuk2 Jet:

Reviewers like these things about the Timbuk2 Jet

  • Several reviewers commended the Timbuk2 Jet backpack for its quality ripstop fabric and durable construction.
  • Other reviewers praised its versatile design.
  • Users recommend the product to be used for city day excursions and long weekend adventures.
  • Other users thought that the things could be packed and organized easily due to the clamshell construction of the pack.
  • Testers lauded on the presence of sufficient internal pockets for quick storage and access to small things.
  • 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 fashionable design.
  • Other users also found the bag easy to use.
  • Reviewers discovered that its external gap straps allow them to pick the pack up and go at any time.
  • Other reviewers noted that the backpack is spacious enough to fit essential items in it.
  • Testers noticed that its padded back appears to absorb the sweat.

Reviewers don't like these things

  • A user mentioned that the shoulder straps are too close together on top of the bag.
  • Another user thought that its pockets could not be accessed quickly because they are too deep.
  • A reviewer felt that the backpack is not fit for all body structures.


Crowdsourced specs across all Timbuk2 Jet models and sizes:

Weight iconWeight0.2-1.2 oz (0.1-0.5 kg)
Length iconLength8 in (20 cm)
Width3 in (8 cm)
Height4 in (10 cm)
Laptop iconLaptop SizeMax. 17 inches

The bag is recommended for these activities:


Feature Summary

Many sources mention these Timbuk2 Jet features:
  • Reflective
  • Laptop compartment

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

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


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The Timbuk2 Jet ranks #12 compared with the other Timbuk2 bags.

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Selected Reviews

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I’ve been very impressed with the feel, organizational aspects, and professional vibe of the bag. When considering a bag, you’ve got to pick the one that works best for you, and for me, so far so good with the Timbuk2 Jet Laptop Pack!

Posted 14 August 2017 by Ali Garland - Read full review

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Last updated on July 03, 2019