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    Quote Originally Posted by LondonManc View Post
    What's your budget?
    To be fair the day rate is crap for London, so not opulent!
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    Odd question but can anyone recommend a decent backpack or mobile office bag for laptop, bit of paperwork & enough clothes for a 2 night stay - just to save me having a laptop bag and suitcase\holdall?

    Travelling by train otherwise i'd just lump it in car. Home - London straight to office and probably back the next evening sometimes 2 nights away.

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    Quote Originally Posted by philo View Post
    Odd question but can anyone recommend a decent backpack or mobile office bag for laptop, bit of paperwork & enough clothes for a 2 night stay - just to save me having a laptop bag and suitcase\holdall?

    Travelling by train otherwise i'd just lump it in car. Home - London straight to office and probably back the next evening sometimes 2 nights away.
    I have an osprey backpac which has a laptop compartment. It's quite large about 40l.

    I also have a smaller I think 20l lowe alpine one with a laptop compartment.

    I got them both from an outdoor shop. (The shop changed name between the time I I brought them.) So would suggest you go into a decent one and have a look.

    Personally I prefer using a separate very slim laptop bag when travelling by train long distance - there are loads on Amazon - that way I can put my clothes up on a shelf but keep my laptop on me while on the train. Shorter train journeys I would use one of the bags as it ends up between my legs.
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    I have a samsonite carry-on bag and a slip case for the laptop. That's enough for a 3 day trip, and I throw the laptop into the bag for transport. For shorter trips I have a backpack with a laptop section.
    I've also got a Lowepro camera backpack that can take a 17" laptop in one section and is big enough for a lot of camera gear (or several days of clothes)
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    Quote Originally Posted by philo View Post
    Odd question but can anyone recommend a decent backpack or mobile office bag for laptop, bit of paperwork & enough clothes for a 2 night stay - just to save me having a laptop bag and suitcase\holdall?

    Travelling by train otherwise i'd just lump it in car. Home - London straight to office and probably back the next evening sometimes 2 nights away.
    Staples used to do some nice backpacks with enough space for a couple of days.

    Failing that, get a wheelie one and a TYLT Energi backpack that slides onto the handle and has an internal battery that means you can charge your devices while on the move too.
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    Quote Originally Posted by TheFaQQer View Post
    Staples used to do some nice backpacks with enough space for a couple of days.
    Random ones still do.
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    Laptop and clothes sorted, cheap and replaceable:

    If people like Rupert Murdoch, Nigel Farage, George Galloway, Nick Griffin and Marine Le Pen want Britain to leave the EU. Where does that put you?

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    I ordered Targus TSB700EU City Gear Rolling back in 2014, its a solid bag. It can hold two laptops
    Its large enough for a laptop plus a washbag and 2 days worth of clobber.
    Plus its got a retractable handle so you can wheel it if you want

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    Thanks for the tips

    Already got to the carrier bags so looking to upgrade!

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