Travelers love the Beis Expandable Backpack

Sometimes, despite our best packing efforts, there doesn’t seem to be enough room in a personal bag before our flight. If only there was a file a little A little more space, right? Well, leave it to actress Shay Mitchell, the style expert and global jet-maker with her own luggage brand, to come up with the ultimate solution: the Béis expandable backpack.

As one of the latest arrivals from the popular travel brand, which also comes recommended by Travel + Leisure Editors, the backpack already has a reputation for being “extra roomy” among shoppers thanks to its expandable gusset, which creates 2 inches of extra packing room for all of your on-the-fly essentials. Heck, you can even use it in place of a handbag or weekender bag if needed.


To buy:, $88

It has a capacity of 17 liters when fully expanded (13.5 liters when not) and weighs just 1.6 pounds on its own. Strong nylon zippers secure its contents, giving you peace of mind so your belongings don’t fall out while you’re on the go. And even once fully packed, it can zip open to reveal more cargo space – so you can easily accommodate last-minute items, extra clothing, and anything else that should come with you.

Outside of its roomy frame, the Béis Expandable Backpack features a main compartment equipped with two large slip pockets, as well as a zip mesh pouch and a transparent pocket that makes it easy to organize and locate chargers, travel documents, toiletries and more. There is a hidden zippered water bottle compartment on the side and can be accessed both inside and outside the backpack.

There is also a separate padded compartment that can comfortably accommodate laptops up to 15 inches in size. For extra organizational space, the exterior features two front zip pockets, giving you quick and easy access to your smartphone, boarding pass, headphones, hand sanitizer, and anything else you might need when necessary. On top of that, the easy manual joystick ensures that you never have to wonder where the keys are.

The bag’s adjustable straps extend to 33.4 inches and feel comfortable on your back, keeping your hands free to carry your luggage to the terminal, check your flight, get snacks, and more. There is a trolley sleeve that slips over the luggage handles for added convenience while on the go.


To buy:, $88

It should also be noted that the backpack is made from recycled materials, which is a huge selling point according to shoppers in the reviews section. The durable polyester fabric used to make the outer and inner lining, along with the faux leather, comes from recycled, sustainably sourced water bottles.

Although recently added to Béis’ travel bag collection, the expandable backpack is already receiving high praise. One shopper wrote, “I can easily say this is the best backpack I have ever bought.” They continued, “It is very elegant, simple and very spacious. I can meet all my needs and still have plenty of space left!”

Another reviewer who bought it for business travel noted that it “fits everything but the kitchen sink.” They added, “I can put two laptops, my folder, chargers, and extra clothes.” And although they mentioned it’s lightweight, they appreciated the stroller cover so they could clip it to their travel bag. “Everyone needs this bag,” they shouted.

Although buyers love the expandable feature, calling it “ideal for travel,” they also love that it’s still small enough for everyday use. Treat yourself to more storage space with this expandable backpack from Béis and prepare to be amazed at how much you can fit in it.

At the time of publication, the price was $88.

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