Shoppers are calling it a “must-have” travel accessory.

By Rebecca Carhart
October 17, 2019
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If you’re anything like me, then you’re always on the lookout for new ways to make more room in your suitcase. While there are tons of packing hacks out there — like rolling clothes, stuffing smaller items into shoes, and only packing light layers — you’ve probably found out the hard way that most of these tricks don’t save as much space as they claim to.

Thankfully, frequent travellers have discovered the Nomatic Vacuum Bag, which sucks out any excess air and compresses your clothing and soft items into a small, compact size that’ll take up very little room in your travel bag. Made from a super durable material, the compression bag is also water-resistant — making it a great way to keep your dirty or wet clothes separate while traveling.

Did we mention how easy it is to use? Unlike other compression bags, the Nomatic bag doesn’t require a vacuum to suck out the air. Instead, simply fill the bag with your clothing, roll the top down, and clip it closed. Next, release the airtight seal and press down on the bag until all the air is released, then close the seal and you’re good to go!

Nomatic Vacuum Bag
Credit: Courtesy of Nomatic

For these reasons and more, the handy travel accessory has earned itself a near-perfect rating on the brand’s website, with many customers calling it a “must-have” product for travellers. “This is the best compression bag. I didn’t know I needed it, now I cant pack without it,” raved one shopper.

“The Nomatic Vacuum Bag has been incredibly useful,” wrote another. “I am traveling light for an extended period and decided to use the vacuum bag either way. I can visually see the difference the bag will make as I continue to move and accumulate items. It's simple to use. I'm really glad I made the purchase!”

If you have any trouble figuring out how to get the bag to compress, you can check out this useful how-to video from Nomatic. What’s more, the compression bag is actually super affordable at just $30. So if you’re looking for a way to fit more stuff into your suitcase, you should definitely consider snagging this helpful packing accessory before your next trip.

Nomatic Vacuum Bag
Credit: Courtesy of Nomatic

To buy:, $30