What's the size and capacity of Minaal bags?
- The official capacity of the Minaal Carry-on is 35L.
- The official capacity of the Minaal Daily is 21L
- The official capacity of the Minaal Rolltop is 15L.
- The official capacity of the Minaal Crossbody is 2L.
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You can use our site CarryOnBagSizes.com to see whether your bag – Minaal or any other – will be allowed on your next flight.
The Long Version
In this article
All versions of the Minaal Carry-on (1.0, 2.0 and 3.0) share the same specifications:
- Height: 55cm / 21.6in
- Width: 35cm / 13.7in
- Depth: 20cm / 7.87in (packed) // 6cm / 2.4in (empty)
- Capacity: 35L
Many "carry-on" bags are intended for use only in the U.S. domestic market, which typically allows larger bags. In contrast, the Minaal is designed to work as a carry-on around the world, meaning you avoid the dreaded gate-check and excess baggage fees.
It even fits under the seat on some airlines.
DESIGN INSIGHT ✏️
All versions of the Minaal Daily (Original and 3.0) share the same specifications:
- Height: 43cm / 16.9in
- Width: 32cm / 12.6in
- Depth: 16cm / 6.3in (packed) // 6cm / 2.4in (empty)
- Capacity: 21L
It fits under almost any seat and qualifies as a Personal Item (i.e. doesn't count towards your luggage limit) on almost every airline.
DESIGN INSIGHT ✏️
The Carry-on, Daily, Rolltop, and Crossbody all collapse flat when empty. This means their depth when empty is only a few cm / a couple of inches, meaning you're able to fit them in smaller spaces when needed. See the image below for an example using the Carry-on.
The Rolltop's height depends on whether the top is open or closed. Standard usage is to have it closed, but if you're carrying something long – a crispy and delicious baguette, perhaps – you can totally get it in the Rolltop and cruise home with the top roll open.
- Height: 48cm / 18.9in (rolled)
- Width (top of pack): 41 cm / 16.1in
- Depth: 14 cm / 5.5in (packed) // 5cm / 2in (empty)
- Capacity: 15L
It fits under every seat we've seen and counted as a Personal Item on every airline we've tried.
The Crossbody is a compact sling bag built for wearing across your chest or back.
Height: 30cm / 11.8in
Width: 5cm / 2.0in
Depth: 15cm / 5.9in (packed) // 2cm / 0.8in (empty)
It doesn't fit under any seats. Joking! It fits everywhere, even most seat pockets.
PERSONAL INSIGHT: JIMMY (MINAAL CO-FOUNDER) 👋
People are often pleasantly surprised how much they can fit in all of our bags, especially after comparing the L measurements against other options. We don't know what method other companies use to measure their capacity, but "capacity inflation" is a real thing – it's in every company's interest to promise plenty of space. Again, that's why we use the ASTM F2153 measurement standard – because it's absolutely critical for you to have trust in the information we provide.
That's the lowdown on Minaal bag sizing – if you'd like to see packing videos in action, check out our YouTube channel.
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