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Just in time for vacation, this washable Vera Bradley duffel is 50% off

Toss it in the car for the weekend, or use it as a carry-on or personal item — pockets galore will keep you organized.

When it comes to travel, it's no secret that suitcases are the stars of the show. And while they're hard to beat for longer adventures, don't overlook the charm of a chic, roomy duffel bag. Whether you're hopping in the car for a quick beach weekend or rushing through the airport, sometimes a smaller bag is just right — lighter, easier, cuter. Case in point: the roomy, soft, oh-so-pretty Vera Bradley Weekender. Amazon just slashed the price of this designer duffel by a swoon-worthy 50%.

Made with the brand's signature soft quilting, this bag will be a go-to for both quick weekend getaways and longer adventures thanks to the hidden luggage sleeve. 

$135 at Amazon

Why is this a good deal? 💰

Everyone needs a great weekender bag in their arsenal, but they often come with a hefty price tag, including this one (until now). Normally retailing for $135, this Vera Bradley is under $70 now — and it's not even Prime Day. Steals like this on quality luggage are hard to come by at the height of travel season, so consider snapping it up now.

Why do I need this? 🤔

The does-it-all bag comes with everything you need to make traveling a breeze (as in, you will literally breeze through the airport). And before you ask, yes, it's both carry-on compliant and fits under the seat in front of you as a personal item — so it's an option even if you're flying with the most basic of basic economy tickets.

It has plenty of interior and exterior mesh pockets, including a spot for your water bottle. Use the five interior pockets to corral jewelry, medication, toiletries, makeup and even your laptop. Meanwhile, three slip and two zip exterior pockets are ideal for stowing quick-access necessities like your passport, wallet and earbuds. The bag also sports top-carry handles and a removable, adjustable shoulder strap. The best part? It's machine-washable.

model carrying paisley vera bradley bag on green background.
When it comes to fun, bold luggage, Vera Bradley is always our go-to girl. (Amazon)

What reviewers say 💬

With a wild overall rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars, including more than 2,000 five-star reviews, it's pretty obvious that the Vera Bradley Weekender is a hit with Amazon shoppers.

Pros 👍

"This is such a beautiful bag," shared one fan. "I needed something big enough to hold outfits for a couple of days but not huge and bulky. This bag is perfect and is so pretty to look at. Very happy with this purchase."

"I use this as my personal item when flying," explained this savvy traveler. "I stick my large purse, laptop, makeup bag, chargers, snacks, water bottle and [jacket] in here. I love the trolley sleeve, it's perfect for running around the airport with a rolling carry-on suitcase. The shoulder strap is also perfect for solo use."

"This [bag] is great," wrote this Vera Bradley newbie. "It's well made, has lots of pockets inside and out, heavy zippers and thick yet light. It also holds a lot, more than my previous similar tote of a different name brand. The mesh pockets inside are made so they hold what you put in them, they don’t hang agape like I have seen others do. "

Cons 👎

Even though the bag has a near-perfect rating, a few shoppers note that the material isn't as robust as it could be. "It's very soft cotton, so it will take on the shape of the contents," explained this five-star reviewer. "This does not provide any protection for anything fragile." Another shopper shared that "it would make packing easier if [the bag] stood up on its own."

Here's one more note of caution if you plan on using the duffel atop your suitcase. According to this shopper, "the one flaw is that the trolley sleeve was about 1/2 of an inch or 3/4 or an inch too small for my carry-ons." (Of course, your mileage may vary.)

Like any good Vera Bradley bag, this quilted weekender comes in over 30 styles, including this fun paisley pattern. (Solids are available too!)

$68 at Amazon

The reviews quoted above reflect the most recent versions at the time of publication.

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