SmarterTravel Pick of the Day: Tutilo Takeaway Tote

This large and versatile tote bag has a removable organizational pouch which doubles as a clutch.

What Is It: A large tote bag that has a removable organizational pouch which doubles as a clutch.

Why It’s Smart:

• Big enough to be used as a weekend bag, yet small enough to fit under your airplane seat

• Zip-top keeps your belongings safe

• Includes a padded laptop case and power cord loop

• Plenty of pockets (like the business card slot, and magnetic slip pocket) keep everything easy to find

• Sturdy straps make it easy to haul a lot of weight

• Stylish enough to be used in either the boardroom or out on the town

Where to Buy: Available on Tutilo’s website.

(Photo: Tutilo)

By Caroline Morse Teel

Unfortunately for her bank account, Principal Editor Caroline Morse Teel is powerless to resist a good flight deal. Follow her on Instagram @TravelWithCaroline.

Caroline joined Boston-based SmarterTravel in 2011 after living in Ireland, London, and Manhattan. She's traveled to all seven continents, jumped out of planes, and bungeed off bridges in the pursuit of a good story. She loves exploring off-the-beaten path destinations, anything outdoorsy, and all things adventure.

Her stories have also appeared online at USA Today, Business Insider, Huffington Post, Yahoo,, TripAdvisor, Buzzfeed, Jetsetter, Oyster, Airfarewatchdog, and others.

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Travel Motto: "Don't be boring."

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