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Tortuga helps travelers avoid the cost and hassle of checking luggage with carry-on-sized travel backpacks.
Childhood best friends Fred Perrotta and Jeremy Cohen founded Tortuga after a backpacking trip to Eastern Europe in 2010. They couldn’t find the perfect travel backpack; so they made it.
Today, our small team works remotely and lives all over the world.
Tortuga has been named to Entrepreneur Magazine’s 100 Brilliant Companies and featured in the New York Times’ Gift Guide. Our products have been named “Best Carry On Travel Bag” by the Wirecutter and “Best Carry-On Bag” by Carryology.
"100 Brilliant Companies"
"Best Carry On Travel Bag"
"Travel almost anywhere for weeks at a time"
The New York Times
"Best Duffle Bag for Air Travel"
"20 of the most exciting under-the-radar retail startups to watch"
"Best Carry-On Bag"
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April 23, 2019
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Behind the scenes of product design and development at Tortuga
Travel + Leisure -- June 30, 2019
CNN -- June 18, 2019
Fast Company -- June 13, 2019
Forbes -- June 12, 2019
Business Insider -- June 10, 2019
AFAR -- June 5, 2019
Bustle -- April 1, 2019