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Computer Carry: 10 Laptop Messenger Bags Under $40

* Keep your laptop safe and secure with a new laptop bag
* Choose from different economical styles, shapes and colors
* Store your notepads, pens and devices 

Whether you’re in the market for a new laptop bag because you’re constantly traveling or simply because they’re a nice accessory to have, it’s never been easier to find a good match for less.

With that in mind, we’ve rounded up our picks for the top 10 laptop bags for buyers on a budget. From waterproof options to crossbody styles and more, you’re sure to find the right fit.

1. Budget Option

Slim, sleek and extra efficient, this everyday laptop bag is not only an Amazon bestseller, it’s also one of the highest-rated bags around. With enough storage space to easily accommodate laptops up to 15.6 inches, you’ll have no problem throwing in a few pocket notepads as well.


2. Case Logic Option

This imported laptop bag features a durable polyester build and includes front zip and slip pockets to help you easily store your various belongings. The clamshell design helps add to this case’s functionality, and at roughly 7.9 cm wide, it’s the ideal size for everyday use.


3. Patterned Option

This elegant laptop case is designed with a beautiful printed Quatrefoil design that comes complete with adjustable shoulder straps, foam padding and a fuzzy fleece fabric lining that helps keep your items safe and secure. There’s also a side pocket that’s great for storing pens and notepads.


4. Crossbody Sling Option

Great for pocket notebooks and smaller-sized laptops, this coffee-colored crossbody bag includes a handful of front and side pockets and comes with adjustable shoulder straps for added ease of use. Best paired with laptops up to 13 inches, this bag is also available in charcoal black.


5. 6-Compartment Option

When you need a bag with more storage space, this extra spacious 6-compartment bag is an excellent choice. Made with environmentally friendly nylon material, this laptop carrier can accommodate most laptops as well as a host of other essential items.  Thick foam padding and a velcro closure are both nice additions.


6. Oxford Bag in Several Colors Option

This Oxford bag includes sleek polyester lining and soft fabric materials to help prevent bumps and shocks. With a velcro front pocket and a zippered top, this bag makes it easy to store your laptop and other items with ease. Plus, it also comes in a range of different vibrant color options.


7. CoolBELL Sophisticated Grey Option

Giving off a more sophisticated look, this stylish laptop case includes a zippered front pocket and a waterproof polyester lining. Featuring beautiful grey Oxford fabric, this laptop bag is both impact-resistant and 100% scratch-proof. Works with any laptop up to 15.6 inches.


8. Stylish Green Canvas Option

With an extra-wide design and an eco-friendly cotton interior, this beautiful green canvas bag is able to accommodate any laptop up to 17.3 inches, which is nearly a whole two inches more than other bags on this list. A full-sized back pocket and adjustable shoulder strap help add to this bag’s overall functionality.


9. Vintage Leather Option

This elegant vintage inspired leather bag includes a rugged washed canvas fabric for extra durability and inner foam padding for added protection. Incredibly lightweight and simply stunning to look at, this cowhide leather bag includes various inner pockets, a removable shoulder strap and works with laptops up 14 inches.


10. Water-Resistant Canvas Option

If you need a laptop that offers a little more protection, this waterproof canvas bag keeps your items safe from rain, snow or other potentially hazardous elements. The thick fabric coupled with a handful of spacious pockets help make this canvas bag both extra durable and convenient.


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