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Tough and businesslike.
on 29 June 2010
I had previously been travelling with an excellent Tumi soft case of similar dimensions, but no wheels. I found I could load it up so much that it hurt my back when carrying it with its single shoulder strap, so I've 'gone wheelie' - and I'm glad I did.
This particular Wenger case is quite compact - it will apparently take a 17" laptop, and it takes my 13" comfortably. The usual tough Wenger exterior - and I particularly liked the fact that it's not all black like everyone else's ! The grey stripes on the front, together with the red detailing, make it look fresh and a bit different.
Three main compartments - the front one is the 'office' with many and various storage pouches of different sizes, and a key-holder. In the middle is the document (A4) section, also containing the laptop sleeve; and at the back is a small clothing section with netted pockets.
I also like the fourth zipped compartment on the front: a sort of 'quick access' pocket for essentials like mobile phones, or boarding passes etc when travelling.
It is well-balanced when carried by the handle, and stable when used on its wheels with its trolley handle. The bottom edge is well armoured (with a plastic protector) against the inevitability of being dragged over kerbs etc. It easily fits into the overhead bins on the Airbus 320/321/330 family, and will no doubt fit the Boeings too.
Main compartment zips are lockable.
Highly recommended as a wheeled office with occasional overnight capability. If you intend to regularly carry lots of clothes it might be worth considering one of the larger versions in the excellent Wenger range.
My Tumi has now been relegated to travel in the hold ...