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Pro Lockable zippers for security
The zippers on the main compartment are lockable to help keep your belongings safe.
Pro Front pockets for quick access
There are two zippered pockets on the hip belt for easy access to money, tickets, etc..
Pro Extremely durable
This pack can be taken on year-long trips around the world. It can face an unimaginable number of different environments and take a huge amount of abuse. After all that, it can still be used actively and works just as well as a new bag.
Pro Can handle larger laptops
The separate laptop compartment fits up to a 17" laptop.
Pro Easily fits under seats
The boxy design of the Tortuga means it can be easily stored under train or bus seats while traveling.
Pro Two carry handles for navigating busy areas
There are two padded carry handles, one at the top and another at the side. This makes it easy to carry the pack when you're navigating a tight place, like cramped aisles or busy subways.
Con Unattractive design
The Tortuga is only available in one color and has a boxy shape that some people find unattractive.
Con Not great for shorter people
The torso fit for the Tortuga is 18"+, there is currently no version available for those with a shorter torso.