Cotopaxi Allpa Travel Pack 42L

By: Cotopaxi
Front facing view of the Cotopaxi Allpa Travel Pack 42L

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Size Details
Capacity 42L
Capacity per Weight 22L
Weight 1.905kg 4.2lbs Avg
Capacity per Kg 22 Low
Dimensions 55x34x22.5cm 55x34x22.5in
Cubic Space 42075.0cm 42075.0in
Capacity Diff 0 Low
Airline Compatibility

✈️ 63% (126/199)

This bag can be used as a carry on in 63% of airlines.

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👍 Reasons to Buy

  • Great harness system that is still comfortable to use even when fully packed.
  • Well-thought and functional organization inside the bag.
  • Comes with a rain cover which increases weather protection the bag offers.
  • Stowable straps make the bag convenient to store in overhead cabins and/or under airplane seats.

🤔 Things to Consider

  • Can weigh a lot empty but that's because of the capacity it can hold which is a lot.
  • A bit bulky and may lose its overall shape depending on how you load your things into it.
  • A hip strap would be a great addition to this bag considering its size and capacity.

💬 Reviewers Have Said

  • "I bought this to pack light for a 10-day trip and it did wonderfully. Very durable, great organization sections, easy access, and good security. I was able to pack 2 pairs of pants, 9 tops, a dress, pajamas, a pair of shoes, a bathing suit, socks, undies, etc. I still had a bit of space left. It's even comfortable to carry when fully packed."
  • "This thing is super tough. I also bought the Cotopaxi Batac. It is designed to roll up and fit into the top pocket on the Allpa. Perfect to use as a laptop or hiking pack once I got to Asia. Also on the way back, I used both packs so I could bring back extra stuff. one goes in the overhead and one under your seat. I like this setup so much, I will likely use it instead of luggage going forward and for those that have to pay for luggage, this is a great solution. I was able to pack for a one-week trip easily. "
  • "There are lots of cool pockets! I'm not sure why the bag comes with its own rain fly when the outside seems somewhat water-resistant. I've also noticed after about a month one of the arm straps comes loose on its own and needs to be constantly readjusted, which is kind of a pain."

🔎 Reviews


"I found myself pleasantly surprised by the Cotopaxi Allpa. Its strongest aspect is the internal organization, which feels very intuitive and helpful. It might just be the best configuration I’ve used so far...I recommend the 42-liter size for any big trips, as it’s a maximum carry-on size backpack...If you’re looking for something sleeker or better suited for shorter trips, consider the Allpa 35"

Cotopaxi Allpa 42L Travel Pack Review

"With its signature Cotopaxi look and massive amount of storage space, the Cotopaxi Allpa 42L could be a solid contender for your next one-bag travel backpack."

Cotopaxi’s Most Popular Product Gets Bigger (and Better): Allpa 42L Travel Pack Review

"In short, the story of the Allpa is “everything you’d need, but not too much.” It has loads of organization but not so many pockets the pack becomes confusing. And it’s got lots of lash points but no ugly daisy chains running the length of the pack. There are several carry options, but you can ditch what you don’t use."


Compression S
Expanded Capacity None
Opening Clamshell
Passport N
Passthrough N
Backpack H
Frame S
Handles 2
Hip Belt R
Shoulder Strap N
Sternum Strap S
Laptop 15
Hydration N
Main Compartments 1
Organizer N
Shoe Compartment N
Lash Points 0
Hard Shell False
Molle N
Rain-fly S
Water Bottle Holder 2
Water Resistant Y
TPU-coated 1000D polyester shell

Compatible Airlines

Adria Airways, Aegean Airlines, Aer Lingus, Aeroflot, Aerolineas Argentinas, Aeromexico, Aeropostal Alas de Venezuela, Air Asia, Air Astana, Air Berlin (Closed), Air Canada, Air Caraibes, Air Europa, Air France, Air India, Air Koryo, Air Macau, Air Mauritius, Air New Zealand, Air Nostrum, Air Tahiti Nui, Air Transat, AirAsiaX, Aircalin, Alitalia, All Nipon Airways, ANA, Asiana Airlines, Atlas Global, Austrian, Avianca , Azerbaijan Airlines, Azul Airlines, Azul Linhas, Bahamasair, Bangkok Airways, Belavia, Biman Bangladesh, Boliviana de Aviacion, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Bulgaria Air, Cambodia Angkor Air, Cape Air, Caribbean Airlines, Cathay Pacific, Cebu Pacific, China Airlines, China Southern, Conviasa, Copa Airlines, Croatia Air, Cubana de Aviacion, Czech Airlines, Dragonair, EL AL, Ethiopian Airlines, Eurowings, EVA Air, Fiji Airways, Finnair, Flair Air, Gol Linhas Aereas, Hainan Airlines, Hong Kong Airlines, Iberia, Indigo, Interjet, Iran Air, Iran Aseman Air, Japan Airlines, Jet Airways, Jet2, Jetstar Airways, Jetstar Asia, Kenya Airways, KLM, Korean Air, Kulula, Kuwait Air, LATAM , LOT Polish, Lufthansa, Mahan Air, Malaysia Airlines, Mango, Middle East Airlines, Monarch Airlines, Nordwind Airlines, Norwegian, Onur Air, Pakistan International, Peach, Pegasus Airlines, Philippine Airlines, Porter Airlines, Qantas Airways, Royal Air Morocco, Royal Jordanian, SAS Scandinavian, Saudi Arabian Airlines, Sichuan Airlines, SilkAir, Silver Airways, Singapore Airlines, Sky Airlines, Skywest, Inc., South African Airways, SpiceJet, SriLankan Airlines, Swiss Int'l Air Lines, TAAG Angola, TAM Airlines, TAP Air Portugal, Thai Airways, Travel Service Airlines, Turkish Airlines, Turkmenistan Airlines, Ural Airlines, uTair Airlines, Uzbekistan Air, Vietnam Airlines, Virgin America, Virgin Atlantic, Vivaaerobus, WOW Airlines

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