Daily Bag

$249 USD
Color: Vancouver Grey
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The Daily boosts your everyday productivity.

Stay creative, efficient, and streamlined in urban environments – and beyond — with a bag built to last a lifetime. Keep your gear dry with the seam-sealed rain cover, tuck away the shoulder straps to enable briefcase mode, and give your laptop the protection it deserves with our custom shock-proof DeviceNest™.

Wear it every day, take it on a weekend trip — and for longer journeys, pair it as a personal item with the Minaal Carry-on 2.0 for the ultimate travel combo.

  • Made of high quality 600D nylon fabric, augmented with 1000D nylon in high-abrasion areas to extend your bag's lifespan 
  •  Fitted with durable Woojin & Duraflex buckles  
  • Includes patented DeviceNest™ shock-proof device sleeve which fits up to 15" laptops & 11" devices in a dedicated compartment 
  • Instantly converts to briefcase-style business mode by tucking away the shoulder straps 
  • Lockable YKK zippers for added security 
  • Seam-sealed rain cover included as standard 
  • Full-length zippers increase capacity and help with faster packing and unpacking 
  • Fits inside Minaal Carry-on 2.0 when empty 
  • Works with other Minaal accessories such as packing cubes, shirt protectors, and toolcases.
  • Net Weight: 0.98kg / 2.16lb
  • LxWxH: 43 x 32 x 16cm / 16.9 x 12.6 x 6.3in (fully packed)
  • Capacity: 21L – learn more
We offer a lifetime guarantee against all manufacturing defects. If your gear has a defect, we’ll send you a replacement or organise a repair – anywhere in the world.

This second paragraph is where some companies might list their endless conditions, exclusions, and sub-clauses to their reckless first sentence. But we’re big believers in common sense – a defect is a defect – and we won’t use legal jargon as a rock to hide under when you come knocking. Problems with our gear are incredibly rare, but we know how good it feels to have a solid warranty backing you up when you’re on the road. If any of our gear falls short of our high quality-control standards, we’ll make it right.

Ultimately, any gear that takes a severe beating over a long period of time will eventually show signs of wear and tear. This isn’t considered a defect – but drop us a line if you’re in doubt, and we’ll be straight with you either way.

If you're in the U.S. and want to request a warranty refund or replacement, you can do it here.

If you live outside the U.S. and have a warranty issue, it's best to contact us directly.

Customer Reviews

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C.
Actually 6 star Work bag

The bag size is very suitable for any purpose on road, small travel or even business. Just load the things you need then you are in good position to start, plus the bag are very strong. I only need clean it, the robust bag would like new one, I simply love this bag so much.

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T.
Great daily or short-term travel bag

Perfect for short-term travel, since it'll fit under just about any airplane seat (including the so-called CRJ "Satan's Chariots") and can easily hold a week's worth of clothes as long as shoes are excluded. Well thought out for business trips, with the separate compartments to split out work stuff (laptop and notebook) from living stuff (clothes and toiletries). You can even repurpose one of the velcro laptop straps to hold your electronics pouch if it's minimalist enough.

Main drawback is the straps are a compromise between packability and comfort, and can get uncomfortable with heavier loads.

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J.
a great daily driver

I use this bag a lot for casual workdays in the city. It's the perfect companion for a day at the coworking space. The laptop storage is really nice, great pockets everywhere. I even sometimes use this as my carry-on, if I am checking a piece of luggage.

I have been using it a lot the past couple years and can really recommend it.

Only thing: the shoulder straps could be more substantial-feeling ... they get stressed a bit when there is a heavy load in the bag. Looking forward to version 2.0!

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K.
My Daily

This review may be a bit bias, as I am a huge fan of MinaaI, The Daily was the first backpack I purchased many years ago and it the only travel backpack I use now. I do my fair share of traveling and the Daily goes with me on all my trips. It's a great backpack that fits everything. The material and design is by far top if its class, from the rain cover the the whistle on the buckle, Jimmy and his teams thought of everything. If you are looking for a Daily backpack or travel backpack, buy the Daily!

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T.
This Travel Consultant Is Happy

My entire team travels for work as consultants and this is our bag … literally: when you join my team you get a Minaal Daily Bag with our logo. At first, I thought it was just some swag they were giving out, but over the months I realized this was something special. After nearly two years of 50% travel, I can now tell you why I love this bag.

I travel Monday–Thursday, and I like to keep things minimal with carry-on only. The thing is, if you don't have status with an airline, this can be very stressful (you'll be fighting for overhead bin space with everyone else trying to do the same thing). Not so with this bag … it fits beneath any airline seat. During the warmer months I pack a whole week of travel in the Daily:
- Minaal Toolcase
+ BatPower MacBook Pro Charger (makes it easier to plug into a crowded power strip and includes a couple of USB-C ports)
+ Amazon Fire TV Stick (works well on hotel Wi-Fi, provides privacy against logins, and prevents logging in every week)
+ USB-C to USB-A adaptors (they’re tiny)
+ Multi-type charging cable (for Lightning, USB-C, and micro USB)
+ Another lightning cable
+ Apple Watch charger
+ Remote PowerPoint pointer/clicker
+ Spare AAA batteries
- Minaal packing cubes (I usually only need 2/3 of these for summer trips
- Spare pants
- Shirts
- Socks & underwear
- Toiletry bag
- Dry sack for dirty laundry (Osprey has a handle for easy emptying)
- MacBook Pro 15"
- Ipad Pro 12.9"
- Portable charger battery
- Water bottle
- Snacks
- Noise-canceling headphones (Bose QuietControl would be the largest I can fit, but AirPods Pro save even more space)

There's actually room to squeeze maybe one more thing if I need, or strap it on the side. When it gets colder and my clothes get bulkier I have liked either the Minaal Carry-On 2.0 or a wheelie bag with magnetic self-aligning wheels.

Pro Tips:
- Keep the straps tight and close the sternum strap for good fit
- It looks better on the full side
- Con...

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M.
Easy and Everyday

Currently using as my everyday bag for work. Size is perfect for a laptop, packed lunch, water bottle, light jacket. Interior pocket does well for my over-ear headphones, computer charger and an external hard drive. During travel I insert the Daily into the 2.0 in the same compartment as my laptop - no real issues and helps keep me at 1 bag which is handy for train travel overseas. Better used with straps hidden and carried by the handle, in my opinion.

Minaal Daily Backpack
Minaal Daily Backpack
Minaal Daily Backpack

If it's not something we'd use ourselves, we don't sell it.

We're a remote team, with members spread around the world, thrashing our gear before we even dream of putting it in your hands. We use only the components that pass our real-world testing, and stand behind everything we make with a lifetime warranty against defects. For us, it's all about making sure your experience matches your high expectations. We thrive on hearing about your latest travels or projects, and we encourage you to email us early and often, about anything at all.

Any questions? Get in touch.

Minaal Daily Backpack
Minaal Daily Backpack
Minaal Daily Backpack

If it's not something we'd use ourselves, we don't sell it.

We're a remote team, with members spread around the world, thrashing our gear before we even dream of putting it in your hands. We use only the components that pass our real-world testing, and stand behind everything we make with a lifetime warranty against defects. For us, it's all about making sure your experience matches your high expectations. We thrive on hearing about your latest travels or projects, and we encourage you to email us early and often, about anything at all.

Any questions? Get in touch.

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