March 30th, 2009

Checkpoint Friendly Laptop Solutions and Carryons

Eagle Creek introduces Checkpoint Friendly laptop solutions to the Day Travelers™ series. The Global Commuter and Universal Traveler are designed to meet the latest TSA security regulations that allow for quick pass through security screening without removing the laptop from your bag. Available July 2009.  

The Global Commuter, an Eagle Creek original, with two carry options: a padded shoulder strap and concealable contoured backpack straps. The laptop compartment is lockable, with a TSA approved butterfly-style opening that fits up to a 17" laptop. As with all Day Travelers™, the Global Commuter is complete with travel sensibilities like the Smart Travel Security Organization with a patent pending Secure-Zip™ Toggle closure and internal file organizer. It includes a back skip panel for stacking on wheeled luggage. 

The Universal Traveler is the ultimate travel daypack with a comfortable carry - contoured backpack straps, a sternum strap and hideaway hip belt. The Universal Traveler also includes a TSA approved butterfly-style opening that fits up to a 17" laptop. There are two-way lockable zippers on the laptop compartment. The main compartment has Smart Travel Security Organization with a Secure-Zip™ Toggle closure.  It also has a with a back slip panel for stacking on wheeled luggage.   

The other new Day Travelers™ include: 


  • Smart Travel Security Organization with Secure-Zip™ Toggle closure 
  • Two large exterior zippered pockets 
  • Adjustable shoulder strap 


  • Converts from a shoulder bag to a daypack 
  • Suspended fleece-lined laptop compartment holds up to a 15" laptop 
  • Two-way lockable zippers on main laptop compartment 
  • Smart Travel Security organization with Secure-Zip™ Toggle closure  

Also, Checkpoint friendly, Eagle Creek is offering Protect-It™ Laptop Sleeves in 13", 15.4" and 17". All sleeves meet TSA screening requirements and are fully padded for protection with an ID window, concealable handles and D-rings for attaching a shoulder strap. 

About Eagle Creek

Eagle Creek is a maker of adventure travel gear, luggage, day travel bags, travel accessories and packing solutions for active, adventurous souls.  Founded in 1975, California-based Eagle Creek invented the adventure travel gear category, introduced the industry's first convertible backpack on wheels, and is revolutionizing the way travelers pack with its Pack-It™ gear, folders, cubes, sacs and toiletry kit organizing system.