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    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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      I've just discovered the Ibis Business scheme, gives 10% discount on rooms/food/bar bills (not on all of the Accor Brands though) and Gold Status. Costs £55ish a year, but I saved that within 2 weeks

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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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          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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              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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                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.
                "You’re just a bad memory who doesn’t know when to go away" JR

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                  Laptop and clothes sorted, cheap and replaceable:

                  Brexit is having a wee in the middle of the room at a house party because nobody is talking to you, and then complaining about the smell.

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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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