APIf you travel for work with any regularity, you're familiar with airport security procedures, and you know how time-consuming they can be. TSA's PreCheck program can expedite the process. If you're not a member of it, though, simple hacks, like wearing slip-on shoes and carrying TSA-friendly laptop bags, can also save you precious minutes during screenings.
Not just any laptop bag is going to make the cut at security. There are a couple that will, though: There are clamshell styles (bags that fold open into two parts), trifold styles (three parts), and laptop sleeves. Whatever style you prefer, your tech must be able to lie completely flat.
As you can imagine, the large majority of them aren't lookers, but we found 9 that aren't half bad — some we'd even call stylish. Buying one could make traveling to your next destination slightly less stressful.
Though the TSA approves of these bags, it reserves the right to ask anyone to remove a laptop from its case, or re-screen any laptop or case. Ultimately it'll come down to the discretion of the TSA agents working on your day of travel.
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