Targus Wheeled Laptop Roller Bag Review

Summary: This ‘executive’ wheeled laptop roller bag from Targus is a best-seller. With fixed wheels, a telescoping handle and plenty of pockets – it is a practical bag with two main roles. It is prefect as a day-to-day laptop case and is plenty smart enough for the office. If you are going on an overnight business trip, it is big enough for those essentials too (and within the size limits of all airlines).

Targus built this laptop roller bag from durable, waterproof polyester. It is a bargain for the feature set – and as you’d expect from this brand has a ton of positive feedback.

Check out the close-up pictures and latest pricing on this page at the official Targus amazon.co.uk store now!

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Detailed Review of the Wheeled Targus Executive Laptop Roller Bag

Let’s start with the size and practical setups. The Targus executive bags are 43cm x 23cm x 40cm – and weigh in at a reasonable 2.6kgs when empty.

They are made from 1200D Polyester – which is wipe-clean, splash proof and durable. The insides have cushioning to protect your laptop.

Unlike carry-on luggage, these laptop roller bags have two wheels not four. They are fixed in place, which lets you roll the bag behind you. There is a telescoping handle, which you click a button on top of the handle to pull out. There are regular padded carry-handles.

Storing Your Laptop:

Targus mention 15.6” and 16” laptops in the spec for their executive roller bags.

Almost all laptops are within this size range. If yours is 17”, you are probably a pro designer or have another need for a giant screen.

What I like about these wheeled laptop bags is the cushioned compartment for your laptop. A bump or even accidental drop of your roller bag will see that laptop protected by built-in special foam padding. This is covered, so there is less risk of the foam padding wearing out (or covering your stuff after a long journey).

Inside View Laptop bags with wheelsPockets and Inside Features of the Targus Executive Wheeled Laptop Bags

In addition to your cushioned laptop compartment, there is a bigger compartment for your documents or clothes. This part is not cushioned. It has the added advantage of keeping your overnight gear separate from your electronics.

There is also a front pocket which is designed to open at 45 degrees.

Inside this pocket are holders for cards, pens, and other small items. Targus refer to this as a ‘workstation’ pocket. While practical, I’m not entirely sure that this label works!

Feedback: What 1000’s of Owners of the Wheeled Executive Laptop Roller Bags from Targus Said?

feedback wheeled roller bagThere are 1000’s of individual comments and feedback ratings for these Targus laptop bags. This is a trusted brand, unlike those knockoffs with odd names which seem to fill the listings these days.

It is unusual for this much feedback to add up to 4.3 (at the time of writing) out of 5.

I did scroll through the negatives. Some people got broken bags and were understandably upset. Targus will replace any faulty items. An interesting comment suggested that the build quality has changed recently.

Positive comments focused on the value for money. For the price, these are durable and smart bags. Sure, you won’t get a Tumi in this price range – but you will get a solid laptop bag with practical elements for a decent price.

Wrapping Up: You Don’t Need to be an Executive to Enjoy this Wheeled Laptop Roller Bag

Overall, I feel that Targus solved two big requirements in one with their roller laptop bags.

This is a smart and practical day-to-day business laptop bag. It also works perfectly as hand-luggage for those short business trips. If you need to hit a client’s office straight off the plane, they really hit the bullseye.

You get a padded laptop pocket, which is good for most regular sized laptops (not the extra big 17” ones). There is a big pocket for clothes and accessories, and a useful front pocket for smaller items.

These bags are a bargain – check out the latest pricing and close-up pictures now, over on this dedicated page at the official Targus amazon.co.uk store!

 

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