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Airplane Underseat Carry on Bag

gilwood

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I've been searching for the perfect carry on bag that fits under the seat for airline travel. I'd like to be able to fit my ipod, sony psp, laptop, headphones, blow up pillow, and a thick sweater in case it gets cold in the plane.

I tried using a standard backpack once, but the top stuck out and I was scolded for having a bag that was too big, then it went into the overhead and I couldn't change media / clothes whenever I wanted to. I have a eddie bauer carry on bag with dimensions 16x12x10 and it doesn't fit either. I think the 10" part was too thick.

Does anyone know the underseat dimensions of an airplane and can suggest an elegant bag? I tried googling several options and came up with nothing. Of course, this bag would also serve as a gym bag when not travelling.
 

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This is what I use for my carry on bag when I travel. I use it as a gym bag as well. It's Salvatore Ferragamo.

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A lot of links seem to suggest that the underseat dimensions are 22x14x9". That's the size of my rolling carry-on! I don't think it's that big under the seat.
 

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Originally Posted by gilwood
A lot of links seem to suggest that the underseat dimensions are 22x14x9". That's the size of my rolling carry-on! I don't think it's that big under the seat.

Yeah- a full-sized rollaway is not fitting under any current seat. My laptop bag barely fits on some planes.
 

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Jil Sander:
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I also take a shopper tote as a carry-on (Ferragamo):
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Some slimmer duffles tend to work (furla):
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Monocle Porter Boston bag - steep but I've wanted it for a while.
 

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And Baby Boston Bag - might be better per your specs.
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Sorry for the multiple posts but I just found much better pics for the Baby Boston:

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^Is that a diaper bag? If not, anyway, it might sound crazy, but diaper bags also work REALLY well for travel or even work. They are smaller than duffles, bigger than "briefcase"type totes, and have TONS of little storage compartments to keep things separated. I'm pretty sure most all the brands make one (I've even seen Prada and LV ones), but you may want to check out some of those as well. Found a pic of an LV one, just to show the size and all the little compartments inside: http://s7d5.scene7.com/is/image/eLux...ene_dt3?$hero$
 

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I guess I'm trying to find a bag that would give me the maximum amount of room. I most likely will be travelling with a big rolling carryon, then a "personal" bag. The personal bag would go over the seat, but I want maximum storage for it.

I think I found the dimensions of the under seat of an airplane: Underseat: 8 x 16 x 21 inches

It was posted on this thread: http://www.disboards.com/showthread.php?p=18059773
 

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Your main problem is that you want space for all that **** PLUS a laptop.
 

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Check the Mulholland offerings at STP. I have use the "angler's bag" as my "airport bag" and it works well.
 

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Originally Posted by Tarmac
Your main problem is that you want space for all that **** PLUS a laptop.

Haha. I wouldn't want to sit next to this guy. He will probably be ruffling through that bag every 15 minutes preventing me from sleeping.

There's a bric bag I think that might work. Trying to find the link.
 

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Dude, i've fit two bags under the seat, a backpack and messenger bag 17" ; i don't know what kind of planes you are flying on. Shuv that **** under there, big deal.
 

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