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Command Laptop TSA-Friendly Messenger Bag

The TSA compliant laptop portage of this messenger bag meets urban sophistication.

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Organization

Color-coordinated three-zip front organizer helps you remember what goes where

Internal organizer for pens, phones, and other small stuff

Napoleon side entry pocket has zipper closure for easy in/out without undoing the messenger flap

Smart power brick pocket remembers where your cords are so you don't have to

Fit

Coordinating Strap Pad included

True fit cam buckle for single-handed adjustments

TSA-compliant laptop access; send your bag through security without removing your devices

Clever Extras

Includes dual bag silencer strips designed to fit hook and loop strips on Timbuk2 messengers and keep Velcro quiet when you need to make a stealth entry

Luggage pass through for attaching to your wheelie companion

Vista loop for attaching blinky bike lights

Materials

Anodized aluminum hardware for sophisticated look and quiet entry and exit

TPU liner for easy cleaning and keeping the elements out

Origin

Imported

Laptop/Tablet

Has a high density foam laptop sleeve, with crater holes for breezy air circulation - includes a separate padded area for your iPad

What's this all about?

More Berlin than Berkeley, the oxford nylon and anodized hardware of the Command TSA-Friendly Messenger Bag makes it Timbuk2's most sophisticated iPad and laptop messenger bag. Paired with a TSA compliant crater sleeve with separate laptop and iPad pockets, it's a free upgrade magnet.

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S 16.1 41.0 11.4 29.0 5.5 14.0 2.2 1.0 1,098 18.0
M 17.7 45.0 12.6 32.0 5.9 15.0 2.2 1.0 1,343 22.0
L 18.9 48.0 13.4 34.0 6.7 17.0 2.2 1.0 1,587 26.0

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S 16.1 41.0 11.4 29.0 No. Your device will not fit.
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Timbuk2 products have a lifetime warranty; we stand behind the legendary quality and craftsmanship of all our products. But we also embrace the wild, twisty ways of life. If there is a defect in the materials or workmanship of your Timbuk2 product (gasp!), you can file a claim by completing Timbuk2's warranty repair claim . If your product meets Timbuk2's warranty policy, we will repair your bag. If your Timbuk2 product is damaged during normal or abnormal adventure, you will not qualify for a warranty replacement, but you will have epic stories to tell your friends. See if you qualify for a Timbuk2 warranty repair claim here and say hello to your Timbuk2 product for us.

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Reviews (550)

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Command Laptop TSA-Friendly Messenger Bag
 
4.5

(based on 550 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (322)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (193)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (17)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (13)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (5)

95%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • High quality (450)
  • Attractive (439)
  • Comfortable  (406)
  • Durable  (394)
  • Roomy  (378)

Cons

  • Not enough compartments (27)
  • Heavy / bulky  (20)
  • Too small (20)
  • Uncomfortable  (18)
  • Wears quickly (6)

Best Uses

  • Computer (391)
  • Office (387)
  • Airplane travel  (377)
  • Commuting (369)
  • Day trip (153)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Practical (368), Career (359), Comfort-oriented (222), Modern (182), Stylish (149)
    • Primary use:
    • Personal (3)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (482), Yes (55)

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5.0

Finally, I found the right bag!

By Shane

From Chicago

About Me: Career, Modern, Practical

Verified Reviewer

Pros

  • Attractive
  • Comfortable 
  • Durable 
  • Good Strap Length
  • High Quality
  • Lightweight 
  • Roomy 

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Commuting
    • Computer
    • Day Trips
    • Office

    Comments about Command Laptop TSA-Friendly Messenger Bag:

    I use my Command mainly for commuting to work. I wanted something that was roomy enough to take just the basics I needed for the day at work. I chose the Command because it seemed like the perfect laptop carrier. I use a 13" Macbook Pro Retina and an IPad Air. They both fit comfortably in the dedicated compartment. Chargers and adaptors fit in the extra pockets through out the bag. The side water bottle compartment doubles for my umbrella holder. I am able to fit a small book and a sack lunch in the main compartment with ease. The one detail that really stands out is the adjustable strap latch. I did not think this was a selling point at the time of purchase but I really see its benefit now that I am using the bag. Now that its winter here in Chicago and the bulky winter coats and hats do not get in the way. I pull back the strap adjuster and with ease I can take the bag off and on with out knocking my cap or hat off. One last thing, water resistant! The water just beads up and rolls off! I am kind of minimalistic with what I carry and I feel I finally found the right bag. However, if you carry a ton of stuff you may want to get this in a medium or large size.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No
     
    5.0

    Nooks and crannies everywhere!

    By Missy Meeting

    From Wilsonville, OR

    About Me: Career, Classic, Comfort-Oriented, Practical

    Verified Reviewer

    Pros

    • Attractive
    • Comfortable 
    • Durable 
    • Good Strap Length
    • High Quality
    • Roomy 

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Airplane travel 
      • Commuting
      • Computer
      • Cycling
      • Day Trips
      • Extended trips 
      • Office
      • School

      Comments about Command Laptop TSA-Friendly Messenger Bag:

      I needed a bag for work to carry a notebook, iPad, laptop and files. I'm rarely in the office and mostly running to other locations for meetings. My old messenger bag was too small and uncomfortable. After extensive research I decided on this one and was not disappointed. It has ample room for everything I need as well as lots of smaller pockets. I also have a small purse that I can fit inside so I only have to carry one bag if I want. I simply love how easy it is to throw everything I need inside, sling it over my shoulder, and run off to my next meeting. It is very comfortable also. My only suggestions for improvement would be to add additional color options (more feminine/stylish) and a larger water bottle holder (perhaps one on the inside). But I'd definitely recommend!!!

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No
       
      3.0

      so-so

      By P

      From philly, pa

      About Me: Career, Comfort-Oriented, Modern, Stylish

      Pros

      • Durable 

      Cons

      • Too small
      • Uncomfortable 

      Best Uses

      • Airplane travel 
      • Commuting
      • Computer
      • Cycling
      • Day Trips
      • Extended trips 
      • Office
      • School

      Comments about Command Laptop TSA-Friendly Messenger Bag:

      a 15inch computer DOES fit... but not in the TSA approved pouch in the small. this was disappointing, but don't want a medium b/c the bag would be so huge it'd wrap around my body. i like the pocket for the cords the best. the straps suck... make it like the rest of the bags. Also the shoulder strap sucks. It's not very thick or comfortable. I had a snoop camera bag and that shoulder strap is amazing! But a thicker strap on it - computers can be heavy.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No
       
      5.0

      This bag is a winner.

      By wisetara

      From Portland, OR

      About Me: Career, Coder, Comfort-Oriented

      Verified Reviewer

      Pros

      • Durable 
      • High Quality
      • Lightweight 

      Cons

      • Bulky Strap Buckle
      • Clangy Straps
      • Uncomfortable 

      Best Uses

      • Airplane travel 
      • Computer
      • Office
      • School
      • Web Development Style

      Comments about Command Laptop TSA-Friendly Messenger Bag:

      This is really an awesome bag, and I bought it after becoming a web developer and going to my first conference--where I learned the Timbuk 2 bag is a well-known commodity. The annoying things are small. If you don't hook the bag, the dangling hooks clang. So, that's kind of annoying. I need some kind of cushion-y thing around the strap to make my neck happy. So, I lowered the strap and hooked it around my left shoulder, but then that bulky clip is on my shoulder, making it sore. That said, I LOVE every other design feature. I didn't think my big water bottle would fit. It did. I love the bricks pocket at the bottom of the bag. I love that compartment separators are sometimes a "hidden" zippered pocket. I love the phone pocket that doesn't make me open the bag to get at it. I went through four security TSA systems with the bag, and it was so easy. Loved it. I'm super happy with this bag, and I think I can get the strap problem sorted out.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No
       
      5.0

      Great Bag From Great Company

      By Tony

      From Orange County, CA

      About Me: Modern

      Verified Reviewer

      Pros

      • Attractive
      • Comfortable 
      • Durable 
      • Good Strap Length
      • High Quality
      • Lightweight 
      • Roomy 

      Cons

      • Heavy / bulky 

      Best Uses

      • Airplane travel 
      • Commuting
      • Computer
      • Day Trips
      • Office
      • School

      Comments about Command Laptop TSA-Friendly Messenger Bag:

      This bag is great bag! i originally got this for my macbook 13in and it was great! With room to spare in the laptop compartment. I love this bag which i primarily use for school. It has gotten a little small with all my materials stuffed inside(pens,pencils,calculator, one school book, a binder, a notebook, sunglass case, Ipad mini, and now my new macbook pro 15in which fits snuggly in there not too tight! This is amazing considering I have the small version of this bag! I chose the smaller bag because I didn't want a bag that was too bulky I feel like this size is just right for school and perfect for a day trip or carry on for planes. If you are thinking about getting this beg i would definitely recommend it to anyone!

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No
       
      5.0

      Great bag. Really glad I found Timbuk2

      By The Dog-man

      From UK

      About Me: Career, Practical

      Verified Reviewer

      Pros

      • Comfortable 
      • Durable 
      • Good Strap Length
      • High Quality

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Every day carry

        Comments about Command Laptop TSA-Friendly Messenger Bag:

        I found Timbuk2 on the net through a forum I was looking at. I was holidaying in the USA so spoke to customer relations who arranged the bag to be couriered to my hotel. In short I had great service and the bag is excellent. It's hard wearing, a really comfortable strap, and it copes with all the gear I put in it. Wouldn't hesitate to recommend Timbuk2.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Third Timbuk2 Bag and Best Yet

        By Glembi

        From Washington, DC

        Verified Reviewer

        Pros

        • Comfortable 
        • Durable 
        • High Quality
        • Roomy 

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Airplane travel 
          • Commuting
          • Computer
          • Office

          Comments about Command Laptop TSA-Friendly Messenger Bag:

          This is my third Timbuk2 bag and shows how Timbuk2 continually improves its products. I needed a midsize bag that was smaller than a large Commute (6 years old) yet larger than a small messenger (3 years old). The medium Command fits nicely for what I need (if not a little too big). What surprises me most about the Command is that, while heavier than my small messenger, it feels lighter when carrying the bag even loaded with the same contents.

          Transitioning to the Command from the messenger is entertaining at times; I know I put everything in the bag, but with so many pockets, trying to remember which particular pocket makes me pause.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No
           
          5.0

          Love this bag

          By Briguy

          From Denver, CO

          About Me: Career, Comfort-Oriented

          Pros

          • Attractive
          • Comfortable 
          • Durable 
          • Good Strap Length
          • High Quality
          • Lightweight 
          • Roomy 

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Airplane travel 
            • Commuting
            • Computer
            • Office

            Comments about Command Laptop TSA-Friendly Messenger Bag:

            This is the second bag I ordered because I lived the first one so much! I know I could have recycled the old bag but I wanted all the same functionality with a newer look. Now I have two bags to use depending on my mood :)

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No
             
            4.0

            Makes security so much easier!

            By Eskie Mom

            From Suburban Chicago

            About Me: Career, Classic, Comfort-Oriented, Practical

            Verified Reviewer

            Pros

            • Attractive
            • Comfortable 
            • Durable 
            • Good Strap Length
            • High Quality
            • Lightweight 

            Cons

            • Not enough compartments

            Best Uses

            • Airplane travel 
            • Commuting
            • Computer
            • Office

            Comments about Command Laptop TSA-Friendly Messenger Bag:

            I appreciated the attention to detail as I researched the Command case, and even more when it arrived (very quickly, I might add). I just returned from my first trip and without a doubt this case made airport security so much easier! I have had a TSA compliant case before, but having the zip opening at the bottom so you can simply pick the case up by the handle as it comes through the scanner is pure genius. I also like the adjustability of the strap - from short enough to carry by the handle without dragging to cross-body length. The only possible improvements I could suggest would be a small zip pocket on the outside of the front flap - a place to put your ID heading into security, etc. The Napoleon pocket is a great idea and very handy, but tucked far enough underneath so harder to stash the ID on the fly. Also perhaps a contoured shoulder pad for better stability when carried on the shoulder. Very happy with this purchase and I get the feeling it will be very durable but with only one trip so far, time will tell.

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No
             
            5.0

            Well Designed; Jack of all Trades

            By Desert Traveller

            From Tampa, FL

            About Me: Career, Comfort-Oriented, Modern, Practical, Stylish

            Verified Reviewer

            Pros

            • Attractive
            • Comfortable 
            • Durable 
            • Good Strap Length
            • High Quality
            • Lightweight 
            • Roomy 

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Airplane travel 
              • Commuting
              • Computer
              • Cycling
              • Day Trips
              • Extended trips 
              • Office
              • School

              Comments about Command Laptop TSA-Friendly Messenger Bag:

              This is the bag I dreamed of for my camera equipment years ago (but better). I use this primarily for going to work but the bag works better than a backpack and looks professional as well. I mentioned camera equipment because I have always looked for the best way to carry camera equipment anywhere but not have it look like a camera bag. It allows me to never have to put the bag down while fiddling with the equipment. A padded insert can be purchased for the messenger bag for camera equipment. I am very pleased with my purchase.

              • Was this a gift?:
              • No

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