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Reisetasche Steve von Drakensberg aus Canvas und Leder, groß, für Damen und Herren

High-quality vintage travel bags made of canvas

Really unique pieces: Handcrafted vintage travel bags made of canvas in a 19th century design. Produced in a small factory with love and passion for craftsmanship. A timeless piece of luggage for weekend trips, business trips or as a casual canvas sports bag.

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Weekender »David« (L)Weekender »David« (L)
Weekender »David« (L) Sale price€189,90
Weekender »David« (M)Weekender »David« (M)
Weekender »David« (M) Sale price€179,90
Save €20,00Travel bag »Sam«Travel bag »Sam«
Travel bag »Sam« Sale priceFrom €149,90 Regular price€179,90
Save €20,00Travel bag »Steve«Travel bag »Steve«
Travel bag »Steve« Sale priceFrom €169,90 Regular price€199,90
Save €19,90Set/2 weekender »David« & toiletry bag »Glen«Set/2 weekender »David« & toiletry bag »Glen«
Set/2 weekender »David« & toiletry bag »Glen« Sale price€249,90 Regular price€269,80
Save €19,90Set/2 travel bag »Steve« & toiletry bag »Glen«Set/2 travel bag »Steve« & toiletry bag »Glen«
Set/2 travel bag »Steve« & toiletry bag »Glen« Sale price€259,90 Regular price€279,80
Weekender »Cody«Weekender »Cody«
Weekender »Cody« Sale price€209,90
Weekender »Owen«Weekender »Owen«
Weekender »Owen« Sale price€159,90
Save €19,90Set/2 travel bag »Sam« & toiletry bag »Glen«Set/2 travel bag »Sam« & toiletry bag »Glen«
Set/2 travel bag »Sam« & toiletry bag »Glen« Sale price€239,90 Regular price€259,80
Weekender »Toby«Weekender »Toby«
Weekender »Toby« Sale price€169,90

What exactly is Canvas?

Canvas is a highly durable and hard-wearing fabric, traditionally made from cotton. It is characterized by its remarkable strength and durability and is used for a wide range of products, including travel bags.


Compared to synthetic materials, cotton canvas is a more environmentally friendly option for travel bags. It is biodegradable and can be recycled. In addition, canvas generally requires less energy to produce than plastics.

Authentic look:

Canvas gives travel bags a classic, rustic and timeless look. It has a natural texture and patina that gains charm over time through use and aging.

Overall, canvas is a popular choice when choosing travel bags due to its durability, versatility, sustainability and authentic look. It offers a combination of functionality, style and durability that is especially important when traveling.

What exactly is a canvas travel bag?

Canvas travel bags are large, elongated bags for clothes with a short strap. Travel bags are part of the classic travel luggage. They are the ideal piece of luggage for a weekend trip or a short vacation of up to 7 days. Canvas travel bags are available in different sizes, from small to large. These bags are usually closed with a long horizontal zipper. To make it easier to transport the leather travel bag, all of our bags have a removable shoulder strap.

An alternative name for canvas travel bag is weekend bag or weekender made of canvas. Travel bags made of canvas are usually unisex and can be worn by both men and women. Compared to suitcases, canvas travel bags are often more flexible and lighter. They combine functionality with the elegant and high-quality look of canvas.

What makes a good canvas travel bag?

A high-quality canvas travel bag should, above all, embody durability and a timeless design. Ideally, it can even be passed down from generation to generation. Our exclusive leather travel bags are inspired by the designs of the late 19th and early 20th centuries, which are still influential in the design of leather goods today. The material of the travel bag should be durable and preferably made of natural materials to ensure high quality.

What features should a canvas travel bag have?

Size, dimensions and volume:

Make sure that the canvas travel bag has enough space to store your clothes and personal items. Depending on the length of your trip and your personal needs, you can choose from different size options. When traveling by plane, pay particular attention to the hand luggage guidelines of the respective airline.

Materiality and durability:

Choose a travel bag made of high-quality and durable material, such as sturdy canvas. This will ensure that your travel bag can withstand the stresses and strains of travel and is durable in the long term. With use, your canvas bag will develop a beautiful vintage patina over time.

Carrying options:

Check whether the canvas travel bag offers different carrying options, such as a removable shoulder strap and handles. This way you can carry the bag comfortably and flexibly, depending on your individual preferences and needs.

Practical subjects:

Consider a canvas duffel bag with multiple compartments and organization options to keep your clothes and belongings organized. Duffel bags with interior and exterior pockets, zippered compartments, or separate shoe compartments can help keep contents neat and organized.

Color and design:

Choose a canvas travel bag that suits your personal style and preferences. We offer a diverse selection of products, materials, designs and colors to suit your individual taste and ensure your canvas travel bag is both functional and aesthetically pleasing.

Which canvas travel bags are the best?

DRAKENSBERG travel bags are characterized by their exceptional quality. For us, sustainability is not just a marketing element, but an integral design element. Our products are authentic and could have been manufactured in a similar form 200 years ago. After all, plastic has only been around since the middle of the 19th century (1862).

In the 21st century, a first-class travel bag should convey a good and honest feeling without making empty promises. We avoid using plastics as much as possible in the manufacture of our travel bags. Our canvas is made of 100% cotton with no added plastic fibers, as are our linings. No plastic where there is no better natural alternative.

How big does a canvas travel bag have to be?

Depending on the intended use, a length between 55 and 60 cm is ideal for a canvas travel bag. In this size range, the storage volume is usually between 40 and 60 liters. A rule of thumb is that you need about 10 liters of storage space for each day of travel. So a canvas travel bag with a volume of 40 liters should be sufficient for 3-4 days. In addition, we offer other models in our range that can be expanded at the sides.

Does a canvas travel bag count as hand luggage?

A canvas travel bag is ideal as hand luggage for air travel. However, you should always check the airline's specific regulations before departure. Small canvas travel bags with dimensions of up to 55 x 35 x 25 cm should generally not cause any problems. The information in our shop always corresponds to the maximum permitted dimensions. If a canvas travel bag is not filled to the limit, a large part of our range should also be suitable as hand luggage.

In addition to size, weight is also important. Many airlines limit the weight of hand luggage to a maximum of 8 kg. It is therefore important to make sure that the canvas travel bag is within this weight limit.

Which canvas travel bag for 1 week?

For vacation trips of up to a week, a canvas travel bag with a volume of 60 liters should be sufficient. You can find many different sizes in our shop.

Are canvas travel bags suitable as checked luggage on flights?

Yes, canvas travel bags can be used as checked baggage on flights. However, we advise against this as the canvas bag could become dirty. If circumstances require it, we recommend looking for a wrapping service at the airport and having your travel bag wrapped in plastic film before dropping it off. This is not really sustainable, but it is certainly an emergency option.

It is also advisable to protect and organize the contents of your canvas travel bag before checking in. For example, use packing cubes or other organizational solutions to store your items neatly and minimize potential damage.

Also, make sure the weight of your canvas travel bag complies with the airline's checked baggage policy to avoid additional fees. Check the weight restrictions and policies of the airline you're flying with in advance.

Which canvas travel bag for 2 weeks?

For trips of two weeks, a canvas travel bag for men and women may not be the optimal choice. Instead, a suitcase with a storage volume of 80-100 liters would make more sense. Unless the circumstances of the trip allow space for two pieces of luggage, in which case two travel bags with a volume of 40-60 liters would also be conceivable. For example, on a car vacation. We currently offer canvas travel bags with a storage volume of up to 60 liters. However, some of our canvas travel bags can be expanded to 80 liters if required.

Which canvas travel bag is right for me?

We offer a wide range of different models of canvas travel bags for men and women. Choosing the right one can be a bit of a challenge. The following examples should help you make your decision:

Canvas travel bags with integrated shoe compartment:

These bags are not only ideal for short business trips, but also make stylish companions for sports. Choose a canvas travel bag with a shoe compartment to keep your shoes practical and separate from the rest of your clothes.

Canvas weekender for weekend trips:

These compact and handy bags are specially designed for weekend trips. With a volume of around 40 to 60 liters, they offer plenty of space. Some models of canvas weekenders can also serve as a practical alternative to hand luggage on flights.

Large canvas travel bags for longer vacations:

Our large canvas travel bags for men and women are not only suitable for city trips or short trips, but also for longer vacations. If you are traveling for more than 5 days, an XL canvas travel bag with a volume of 60 liters is often a good alternative to a suitcase.