Travel Cabin Bag

Classic Plus 42L Absolute Black

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  • Building on the features of our Classic backpack, the Classic 42L Plus includes a front loading main compartment, quick access zip front panel pocket, enhanced Airmesh back panel, chest and waist straps, a water bottle holder and a telescopic handle sleeve on rear panel.

    Key Features

    • Fits 18" Laptop
    • Overhead Luggage
    • Water Resistant

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    The Classic Plus

    Made for comfort

    Made for comfort

    Featuring stowaway Airmesh shoulder straps and rear panel, sternum straps and a telescopic handle sleeve

    Keep Hydrated

    Keep Hydrated

    Featuring an easy access external water bottle pocket



    CabinZero bags have lost and found tags built in. This ensures your bag is able to be traced back to you in the event it is lost (or even stolen). The system is also linked directly into the Airline's own baggage tracing system. You just need to register the tag online with as soon as you receive the bag. Your bag then has lifetime protection using this lost and found system.



    We use YKK Zippers throughout. Why? These are simply the best zippers in their class. Our zippers are designed to be lockable for added security (lock not included).

    1. Front loading of main compartment
    2. Quick access zip pocket on front panel
    3. Stow-away shoulder straps
    4. Telescopic handle sleeve on rear panel
    5. CabinZero 600 Denier Polyester fabric

    Classic Plus 42L Reviews

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    4.8 Based on 10 Reviews
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    Karen H.
    United Kingdom

    Sons university bag

    Great quality and good size to carry a large laptop for his media course. Also add it carried two weeks of washing home and back without problems!

    Chris W.
    United Kingdom United Kingdom

    Fantastic bag

    Good customer service. Excellent product.

    Thomas M.

    For the dynamic Traveler

    stuck with a job in cork, IE. frequent travel to cologne/ home. lots of busses, trains, flights needed each way. cabin zero takes the stress and discomfort out of these grueling journeys. solid materials, zippers, seams. Comfortable to wear and TONS OF SPACE. Perfect for RyanAir overhead, too big for long distance busses, unless you have two seats. Size enough for food, clothing, toiletry for 3 days. Smaller size would suffice for weekend trips.

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    Crae S.

    Perfect size and comfort at little weight

    Was looking at the original and the Pro but landed on this as the perfect compromise between weight and comfort. Went for the Orange Chill, love the color. It’s really comfy, you can fit a lot in it and it works as cabin bag with all airlines I travel with. Only wish there was a smaller pocket available from outside. For passport, keys and such. But overall great bag!

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    Tristan M.
    United Kingdom

    Great purchase

    Strong, durable, comfortable. Easily fit a weeks worth of clothes. Perfect for the light traveller

    Carolyn M.

    Bigger than I Expected

    The bag is bigger than I expected. What I like that it has a minimalist look and the straps are not dangling which I hope my other backpack would have. I am yet to try it in a backpacking trip this summer but glad that I can fit all my stuff in a one sturdy, minimalist-looking bag.

    Margarida S.
    United Kingdom

    Already looking to by more

    Bought as a birthday present for my boyfriend. Arrived in 2 days! He loved it, and is super pleased with space and the amount of handles. Only reason for 4 starts is the lack of the shoulder strap and can't even buy it separately. Apart from that is a 5star. I don't really need a new bag but I'm so so jealous. Is so beautifully made!! Have an eye in two others to offer my parents in the future!

    tobias d.

    great stuff

    This is by far the nicest backpack I’ve ever had: beautiful style, crafted to last for years. Just perfect.

    james g.
    United Kingdom

    Good value, comfortable and quality design

    I bought from Cabin Zero because I knew the bag would fit the airlines i regularly fly with. It’s comfortable to wear, plenty of space and good quality. It’s also nice and simple - when there are too many pockets and zips I forget where i’ve put things!


    Well made backpack!

    I am glad that i have chosen 42L size instead of 32L. It does not look too big even for me being only 5’3” tall, The bag is made very well. I have always been looking for a backpack with simple design. I hope it has a pocket below the mesh one inside as well though so i can keep more small stuff. But overall i like it and i look forward to using it in my next business trip.

    Classic Plus 42L Specification



    1175 g

    2 lb 9 ounces


    54 x 35 x 20 cm

    21.3" x 13.8" x 7.9"


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    42 Litre

    Handles & Straps

    Compression Straps

    Compressions straps help you compact your bag, and help you fit into the airline sizer!

    D-ring connectors


    High density Polyethylene frame sheet

    Rear panel air flow system


    Shoulder strap air flow system


    Side Handle

    Sternum strap

    Stowaway Backpack straps

    Telescopic handle sleeve

    Top Handle

    Top tension straps

    Waist Belt

    with removable shoulder strap


    Elastic band pen loops

    External Bottle Pocket

    Front Pocket

    Straight zip pocket on front panel

    Front with internal organizer

    Key clip

    Lockable sliders main zip

    Main compartment compression

    Cabin Zero angled lining sleeve

    Padded laptop sleeve

    RFID Blocking Pocket

    Top Pocket

    Type of main access

    Front loading



    Classic Cabin Zero
    600 Denier Polyester

    Water resistant coating



    Tracking Tag

    CabinZero bags have lost and found tags built in. This ensures your bag is able to be traced back to you in the event it is lost (or even stolen).x

    Why buy CabinZero

    Ultra Lightweight Bags

    There's nothing worse than traveling with a heavy suitcase. CabinZero won't weight you down on your travels.

    Quality Design

    CabinZero sources the main materials for our bags ourselves. This allows us to customise them exactly to our own specification.

    10 Year Warranty

    Every bag comes with a 10 year warranty.
    If that's not enough, sign up for our free Extended Warranty and we'll upgrade your warranty to 25 years.

    Track your bag

    CabinZero bags have lost and found tags built in so you can trace your bag if it’s lost (or even stolen).

    Cabin Sized

    We believe in zerohassles travel - CabinZero bags meets most airline hand carry specifications so you can travel light.

    Water Resistant

    All CabinZero backpacks use highly water resistant materials which should keep your belongings dry during a surprise rain shower.