On a flight, you're always allowed to bring a personal item aboard. If you choose a handbag, make sure you choose one that allows you to maximize space and portability. Below are our top seven handbags for travel. Let us know what your favorite travel handbag is in the comments.

Yafeige Vintage Luxury Wax Genuine Leather Bag

Stylish and affordable, this Yafeige women’s handbag is perfect for travel. The bag is made from grain leather with an oiling and waxing finish. It’s also durable. The bag can easily fit all your carry-on portable electronics like an iPhone, iPad, and Kindle.

Michael Kors Women's Jet Set Multifunction Tote

This designer bag is a classic—you’ve probably seen a few of them the last time you were at an airport. The Michael Kors Jet Set Multifunction Tote is also made of leather and it's affordable for a Michael Kors bag. It comes in many colors and also has wallets to match.

Longchamp Le Pliage Women’s Nylon Tote

Another classic, the Longchamp Le Pliage Tote is perfect for travel. I’ve seen friends fit their laptops, books, iPad, and personal accessories in this bag with room to spare. The bag is made of nylon, so you don’t have to be afraid to let it sit on the floor while you’re traveling.

kate spade new york Cedar Street Medium Harmony Shoulder Bag

This bag is a little pricey but it’s worth the splurge. This classic kate spade bag can hold everything you need to bring aboard your flight. You might even be able to stow away some comfy slippers for your flight.

ALARION Women Top Handle Satchel Handbag

Really on a budget? This bag cost less than $30 and is very spacious. The bag is made of high-quality, greased leather and has comfortable straps for easy carrying from point A to point B.

DAVIDJONES Women's Top Handle Shoulder 

Another budget-friendly bag, this bag by DAVIDJONES is smart for traveling. The bag has a large pocket for dropping in your laptop or tablet. It also has an interior slip for smaller electronics and an exterior zipper for small items, like lipsticks or hand sanitizers.

BfB Briefcase Computer Bag 

This is a computer bag that's also a great handbag. If you’re traveling for business or plan to bring your laptop with you around while traveling, this is the best bag for you. The bag is stylish and comes in three different colors. 

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