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Vanguard Veo Reviews Summary and Buyer's Guide

Last updated July 3, 2019

based on 962 reviews

We have checked hundreds of reviews and found 15 reasons to buy the Veo - and 2 reasons NOT to buy it.

Check all the pros and cons here.

84% of the reviewers give the Vanguard Veo a good or excellent rating!

Excellent (71%)
Good (13%)
Average (4%)
Poor (4%)
Bad (5%)


Reviews Summary

Here's what the reviewers think about the Vanguard Veo:

Reviewers like these things about the Vanguard Veo

  • Some users find the design of the packing space nice.
  • Many reviewers like how the compartment on the top held everything they needed for use as a day pack when traveling.
  • A lot of owners find the presence of the side pocket for carrying a tripod a huge plus.
  • Many users are happy to find the camera compartment easy to access and offers good padding for protection.
  • Most users thought the shoulder strap is comfortable and adjusts easily.
  • Others said that this is a bag for the serious amateur or professional on a daytrip.
  • A number of users are glad to know that the bag is waterproof and nearly dustproof.
  • Some owners thought the bag is well cushioned and comes with enough separators to compartmentalize and customize as needed.
  • Many users agree that this is a fantastic camera bag.
  • Some reviewers like that it can be carried comfortably cross-chest style or hanging from the shoulder.
  • One user was glad to find that this bag allows for modification, from having the divider in place to carry a small tripod in the bottom, or to having it out.
  • Exterior padding combined with the padded insert are also lauded by a lot of users as it keep things safe from bumps.
  • Most users agree that it is a very practical and useful camera backpack.
  • Many users thought it provides a decent amount of room for a body and lens with a bit of extra space for other stuff.
  • Some reviewers find the outside storage pocket well organized with storage for memory cards and a bunch of extras.

Reviewers don't like these things

  • Some users find the laptop compartment too small.
  • Others complained that the straps dig into shoulders.


Crowdsourced specs across all Vanguard Veo models and sizes:

Weight iconWeight2-3.3 oz (0.9-1.5 kg)
Length iconLength15-16 in (38-41 cm)
Width5-16 in (13-41 cm)
Height5-11 in (13-28 cm)

The bag is recommended for these activities:


Popular Models

Vanguard Veo 235Ab

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Weight iconWeight3.3 oz (1.5 kg)
Length iconLength15 in (38 cm)
Width5 in (13 cm)
Height5 in (13 cm)


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The Vanguard Veo ranks #9 compared with the other Vanguard bags.

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The Vanguard Veo ranks #2176 compared with all the bags we have checked.

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Vs Other Bags

Crowdsourced comparison of the Vanguard Veo vs the Vanguard Alta.

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Vanguard Veo vs Vanguard Alta

Vanguard Veo
Vanguard Veo


Based on 962 reviews
Weight: 2-3.3 oz
Price: $$

Vanguard Alta
Vanguard Alta

Based on 5,254 reviews

Price: $$$

  • The Veo is rated somewhat worse than the Alta.
  • In total, we have checked and analyzed 6,216 reviews of the two bags.

Both bags are available in these colors:

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Last updated on July 03, 2019