Tumi Unisex Alpha 3 and Alpha 2 Hanging Travel Kits Review
Tumi Unisex Alpha 3 Hanging Travel Kit
Tumi Unisex Alpha 3 is a hundred percent genuine Napa leather imported hanging travel kit with a sleek and modern design, fabric lining and the patented Omega zipper closure. The average rating is 4.2 out of 5 stars by 55 customers as of today, which is a fairly good score. You’ll find different prices for the Alpha 2 and Alpha 3 and for the leather and ballistic nylon versions at Amazon.com.
There is a U-zip opening to the main section of the bag on both models and convenient side pockets with zippers. It weighs only 1.3 pounds (Alpha 2 is 0.4 pounds), measures 4 x 11.75 x 8 inches and is suitable for use as a cabin bag to take with you onto the plane. Inside there is the antibacterial lining, a hanging hook, three zip pockets, two mesh zip pockets, an open pocket, two elastic loops, and the TUMI tracer.
The Tumi tracer is a complimentary program designed to help you find your lost or stolen stuff. For the Tumi bag you purchase there is a 20 digit product number printed on a metal plate. And your contact information will be In Tumi’s customer database when you register it with them. So when the stolen or lost bag is reported to them they’ll easily see the item found is yours. You’ll be able to fit quite a bit inside and keep your belongings nicely organized.
Outside you have the two side pockets with solid zippers and a side grab handle that includes a speed clip. It will fit in your cabin bag nicely if you wish to put it in. You have the functionality, engineering, innovative design and performance with both the Tumi Alpha 2 and Alpha 3. The hanging travel kits are part of the Tumi collection that includes a few other bags and accessories, made with genuine leather or ballistic nylon.
The risk of any damage to the zipper will be decreased greatly with the patented Omega zipper closure. If the Omega zipper puller is caught it will break away from the bag and you can quickly and easily replace the whole zipper. Tumi isactually the first company to bring the ballistic nylon to the market three decades ago. Now it is even better with the solid, abrasion-proof and very tough FXT ballistic fabric that is a combination of a unique weave and a special coating.
The bag is very well constructed, water-repellant and water-proof and you won’t have any issues in the rain with water leaking inside. The leather Tumi is made of great quality genuine Nappa leather. You have roughly 8.5 x 2.5 inches space in the zipped pocket and will be good for your smaller items. The hook is located- folded up in the top flap and you can hang your stuff nicely.
You can also take the bag to a Tumi store and they can monogram it for you just above the center Tumi emblem. Many customers comment on the great quality of the bag, how sturdy and durable, functional and premium looking it is. Please note that there is no shoulder strap on this bag but the handle you see on the side. It is not a low cost bag by any means but Tumi bags are never cheap and you’re paying for the brand name and quality, more importantly the genuine leather. And you can be certain it will last you many years. If you have the money to invest in a high quality Tumi bag, then you can certainly have a look at this great bag.