Gear: A shoulder strap for your laptop When you simply must have your laptop on a flight, here's the handy solution. Sean O'Neill Wednesday, Oct 28, 2009, 11:15 AM (Courtesy Budget Travel LLC, 2015

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oct 28 2009

Gear: A shoulder strap for your laptop


The surest way to protect your notebook PC while traveling is to keep it with you at all times. But bulky laptop bags can be a heavy load.

No one has thought harder, longer, and smarter about how to pack a carry-on bag than Doug Dyment, public speaker and author of the essential

"The best way to keep your laptop with you is to bring a Lapstrap (, $20), a padded nylon band that you lay across your open laptop at the hinge. Close the laptop and carry it over your shoulder."


Dyment's method of bundle wrapping takes a minute to learn, but it's worth it

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