Carry-on 3.0 Bag | Pre-Order

329 USD 349 USD
Color: Vancouver Grey
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Save $20 by pre-ordering from the batch of bags that will reach our warehouse in early 2023. You can adjust your order or cancel at any time before then.

If you'd prefer to get the bag immediately, we still have some of our current stock here.

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The long-awaited successor to the Minaal Carry-on 2.0 has finally landed — and we’re seriously excited about it. The new Unified Harness, built from the inside out, means the 3.0 is more comfortable to carry — especially on longer journeys. The tech compartment now opens flat. And our new Picton fabric withstands the harshest elements — whether you’re dealing with rocks and rain in Colorado (it’s 22% more resistant to tearing), or fluff and dust in your ancient Istanbul hotel (it's extra lint-resistant, too).

Rugged new zippers and pull tabs also make it even easier to open/close, even when it’s tightly packed.

We’ve made dozens of other improvements, too, which you can read about in detail here. Years of testing and thoughtful user feedback have contributed to a revamped design that makes getting from A to B easier, faster, and more enjoyable than ever before. Bundle it with the Daily 3.0 for an even more flexible combo.

Customer Reviews

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W.R. (Chesapeake, US)
"The Best Yet" - Minaal customer since 2014

This is the best Minaal yet—the little details make all the difference. I own the 1.0, have gifted the 2.0, and now have the 3.0. Basically they fixed the little annoyances and upgraded things I didn't know I wanted. They upgraded the laptop harness and makes it accessible from either direction. The passport hidden pocket has spoiled me. And don't get me started on those zippers—my original have taken eight years of abuse with never a tear nor a problem. Bottom line: the 3.0 is worth it.

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Patrick B. (Lima, PE)
Stellar - Big enough to travel endlessly, small enough to fit everywhere

Seriously glad I found this bag! I've been travelling non-stop for the past year to over 10 countries and this has come with everywhere without complaining on being shoved into tight spots, dropped onto pavements/rocks/dusty floors, and overloaded (gotta bring back gifts!).

The pockets are cleverly designed, and there always seems to be a little extra nook that you can take advantage of.

I love the laptop section and that I don't need to worry about it smashing to pieces. I love the hidden pocket on the back where I can keep extra money, passport, and other valuables (please don't rob me!).

I'll admit I was a little hesitant to purchase at first due to the price but I'm so happy I did because this truly feels like a bag for life (not-withstanding their incredible life-time guarantee).

Bravo minaal team, truly stellar product!

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John E. (Sydney, AU)
Go no further!

I bought my first Minaal carry-on several years ago. It has circled the globe a dozen times in my hands and a few more with other family members. It is so cleverly designed and well constructed I thought I would never be able to justify getting another. It looks like new. Then I spied the 3.0 bag. Finally an excuse to get another! It is a little larger and unsurprisingly the design has undergone a few refinements over the years. I use them both and just can’t overstate my satisfaction with these Minaal products. They are truly in a class of their own - just wish I wish I could keep my relatives’ hands off them when I turn my back!

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Stellar travel backpack

Great travel backpack. Feels high quality. Was a great decision to buy the bundle with the waist strap and packing cubes, both of which have worked well.

I picked the Carry On 3.0 over other similar backpacks primarily because:
* It’s lighter
* Straps can be stowed away and bag can be carried using the side handle

Things I found:
* Packing into the scoop takes a bit of getting used to
* Scoop zipper was a bit stiff initially but has eased up since
* My bottle is a snug fit in the holder and I find it hard to put it into the bottle holder with the bag on my back. Need another pair of hands or have to take the bag off
* Waist strap doesn’t have a separate compartment. I usually stow it away with the straps

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Gautam D. (Las Vegas, US)

Carry-on 3.0 Bag

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Eric H. (Nashville, US)
Awesome pack! Going to be my #1 go to anytime I travel

I was looking for a pack that could do it all and the carryon 3.0 is it! I took it on a 10 day trip to 3 states with 2 weddings I needed to attend and I was able to fit everything I needed and more! Love traveling without a suitcase and this one allows you to do that extremely well. The transition to a duffle type bag by zipping the straps away was not something I thought I'd use but it turned out to be an incredible feature for quickly boarding/ getting off planes. I also love the feature emails you receive after you get the pack. I learn about a new feature every week that I didn't even know it had! Love this thing.

• Comes with our lifetime warranty against defects

• Net Weight: 1.41kg / 3.12lb

• LxWxH: 55cm x 35cm x 20cm / 21.6in x 13.7in x 7.87in (fully packed)

• Capacity: 35L – learn more

NEW 600D Picton™ fabric, made from recycled yarn, is even tougher and attracts less hair and fluff

NEW 1200D Picton™ fabric reinforces high-abrasion areas

NEW re-engineered Unified Harness™, built from the inside out for ultimate comfort

NEW integrated secret pocket, designed to keep your valuables or the Minaal RFID Travel Wallet safe, yet always within easy reach

• Our patented DeviceNest™ shock-proof double device sleeve, fits up to 16" laptops & 16" devices 

• Woojin & UTX alloy buckles

• Lie-flat clamshell scoop increases capacity and helps with faster packing and unpacking

• 4-point harness adjustment system for extra comfort and body-type adaptation

Works with our attachable Hip Pads, Packing Cubes, Shoulder Sling, Shirt Protector, Toolcases, RFID Travel Wallet, and Extender Straps.

• Compliant with both US and European airline carry-on limits

• Made with Triple Bottom Line business principles

We offer a lifetime guarantee against all manufacturing defects. If your gear has a defect, we’ll organise a repair or send you a replacement – anywhere in the world.

Find out more here.

Looking for more info about the 3.0 bags? We've built deep-dive pages which cover the Carry-on 3.0 and Daily 3.0 in depth.

PICTON™ FABRIC

The best bag for the environment is the one that lasts the longest. That’s why Picton™ fabric – our specialist core material – not only uses recycled yarn, but gives a whole new meaning to "tough".

What else? It's sourced from a bluesign®-certified supplier. It's incredibly water-resistant. And unlike many bag fabrics, it isn't a magnet for lint or cat hair.

THE KAURI GUARANTEE

All our gear comes with a lifetime warranty.

We call it the Kauri Guarantee – inspired by the enormous, venerable tree of that name found in New Zealand.

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