Backpack

August 19

Roots Canada: Save $80 On The Student Pack Tribe

Posted by on August 19, 2014 at 9:00 AM

Roots Canada: Save $80 On The Student Pack Tribe

Last week, we told you about a hot sale at Roots, with 40% off sweats. This sale has ended, although you can still get the sweats at 30% off if you did miss that deal. But, I’ve got an even better one for you today. Get 30% off the student pack tribe, with a regular price of $268, you’ll now get it for $187.60.

While you might be thinking that $187 is quite a bit to pay for a pack, this pack is gorgeous and 100% Italian leather. It was made in Canada as well, which I absolutely love. It has a main compartment plus an outer compartment for organizing all your stuff. This bag will only get better with age, as the leather will look more worn and vintage. It already has a vintage styling, which came from hand rubbing the bag.

The straps are adjustable so this one size bag will fit anyone, big or small. If you are looking for a sexy bag that differs from what everyone else is carrying, this is your bag. It will also last you through your years in school and you can pass it down to a sibling, so it is well worth the money.

The price is available only online and will not be matched in the store, so don’t even try it. Plus, why would you, when you have ample opportunity to add to your cart right now, pay with PayPal or a credit card and get it right to your home in a matter of days? Driving to the store is just so 1999.

While there are no reviews for this bag, I did notice that there is a whole Africa line with other gorgeous bags, although none of them are on sale, which is quite unfortunate.

The bag will ship for free, as Roots offers free shipping on all orders over $50.

(expiry: unknown)

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August 18

Back to School Backpack Deals Roundup

Posted by on August 18, 2014 at 6:00 PM

Back to School Backpack Deals Roundup

I can’t believe that kids will be heading back to school in just a couple of short weeks. Instead of doing our regular weekly printable coupon roundup this week, I though I would let you know about all of the great back to school backpack deals. Backpacks are an obvious must for students young and old and they are something that usually only last about a year with all of the use they get.

Walmart Canada

One of the first places I check for back to school is always Walmart Canada, not only are they one stop shopping with supplies, lunch food, clothing and shoes, they are also very affordable.  Additionally, when you shop for items at Walmart Canada online, you will get free shipping as well.  You really cant beat that!

Right now, they have backpacks as low as just $5. How cute is this Disney Princess backpack for just $7? I also think this Athletic Works backpack priced at just $5 is a really incredible deal. It comes in a variety of colours to choose from.

Staples Canada

I was actually surprised to see how great the backpack deals are at Staples right now because they are rivaling all of their competitors with some great prices.  Their backpacks start at just $4.98 on sale which even beats Walmarts prices! Staples offers free in-store pick up and free shipping on orders over $45.

I love this High Sierra Impact backpack that was $20 and is now on sale for just $17.  As you are looking through the rest of the deals, you will want to be aware that some of the backpack deals at Staples Canada are only available in stores.

Sears Canada

Sears has a lot of backpacks on sale right now that would suit preschoolers all the way up to college students.  Make sure to check out the individual expiry dates because some of the deals are  only valid this week only.  Some of them are on sale up to September 4th 2014 so you will have to pay attention to the details.

One of my favourite backpack deals that I found at Sears Canada would have to be this Roots girls backpack.  It was $39.99 and it is now on sale until August 21st for just $23.99.

When you are looking at all of the backpack deals, keep in mind that most backpacks will only last your child the one year.  Even if they are great quality and last longer, they will most likely want a new one the next year anyways.  Make sure they are big enough for your kids school supplies, extra clothes and lunches and whatever else they may need to bring to school.

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August 13

Best Buy Canada: 50% Off Select Backpacks

Posted by on August 13, 2014 at 7:30 PM

Best Buy Canada: 50% Off Select Backpacks

We have found another great back to school offer for you to check out. Best Buy Canada has select backpacks by Sierra and Swiss Gear on sale for 50% off their retail price.

Backpacks range from 14.5 to 19.5 inches in size. I am sure size needed depends on the age of your child and the amount of books and what electronics they are stuffing into it.

This High Sierra 19.5″ Backpack – Flower Pop / Crimson is one of the larger backpacks at 19.5 inches. It includes all the usual things you look for in a backpack including a large interior section with multiple-pocket organizer. The padded mesh shoulder straps and padded back panel will be comfortable for all-day wear or toting uphill, both ways, back and forth to school. The print should win you a few points with reluctant back to school girls. Originally $59.99, the backpack is now on sale for $29.99.

The smallest backpack available is the High Sierra 14.5″ Backpack – Almond / Charcoal / Aquamarine and also available in Purple Razz Mystic / Black. This backpack is not designed to carry a laptop; rather it is designed with a tablet sleeve instead. It has a large interior with a multiple-pocket organizer as well. Originally $69.99, the tablet backpack is now $34.99.

This Swiss Gear 17.3″ Laptop Backpack – Blue/Black is the dream backpack for comfort, organization, and durability. The backpack comes with a laptop compartment, two other main compartments, and multiple smaller pockets for electronics, pencils, and more. The breathable mesh padded back and contoured shoulder straps will help alleviate backpack pressure. This backpack also comes in black if you prefer a simpler colour. Originally $99.99, the Swiss Gear backpack is now only $49.99.

My experience with Swiss gear is very positive. I currently own a piece of their carryon luggage and I used to own a full size piece of their luggage. That luggage was well abused by various airlines, yet it survived! It took the last airline literally tearing the zippers right off the bag for me to pack it in finally. If you are looking for a backpack to outlast your child’s school years, I would give Swiss Gear a try.

No matter which backpack you choose, I suggest picking your pack out soon as this offer ends on Thursday. There are also some backpacks not quite 50% off for sale. Best Buy offers free shipping on orders of $20 or more, so all these backpacks will ship free.

(Expiry: 14th August 2014)

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August 13

Sportchek Canada: Duffel Bags & Backpacks BOGO 50% Off

Posted by on August 13, 2014 at 12:00 PM

Sportchek Canada: Duffel Bags & Backpacks BOGO 50% Off

Sportchek often has buy one, get one 50% offers and this week it is on duffle bags and packs, which is perfect timing, really. They also have a spend and get event going on, where if you spend $100, you’ll get a $20 gift card for next time or if you spend $250, you’ll get a $50 gift card.

With back to school also comes the start of sports activities, at least in my family anyways. I did have one kid in soccer for a month, but generally, we took the summer off of organized sports. Now with fall approaching, I’m signing my kids up for swimming, karate, trampoline school and maybe hockey. I’m going to need a bag or bags to carry around all of their gear. I am also starting back in at the gym, where I plan to start swimming regularly. I am also going to need a gear bag for my runners, swimming attire and my clothing for after my shower.

I’m loving this Nike Team Training Max Air small duffel sports bag. My favourite is the grey, but if I got myself that colour, I’d get my husband the green, so we don’t get our gear mixed up. I’m sure my husband wouldn’t want to find my bikini when he’s looking for his runners. The green is $59.99 and the grey is $49.99, but by buying both I’ll pay only $24.99 for my bag instead of $109.98 for both.

Although, this Under Armour studio bag for women is quite sexy and it might be more up my alley. It even includes a removable laundry bag for all my wet gear. This one is a little pricey at $149.99, but if a friend wanted the same one, we could get two for $224.98, saving $75!

There are also a number of backpacks from all the top names like Under Armour, Oakley and Roxy, so check out the large selection.

Shipping is free when you spend over $99, so keep that in mind while doing your shopping.

(expiry: unknown)

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August 12

Chapters Indigo Canada: Buy 3, Get the 4th Free on Backpacks, Lunch Bags & More

Posted by on August 12, 2014 at 3:00 PM

Chapters Indigo Canada: Buy 3, Get the 4th Free on Backpacks, Lunch Bags & More

Chapters Indigo has a BOGO deal going where if you buy any three products from the Crocodile Creek back to school line, you’ll get the fourth product free.

Before you go too far reading this post, I’ll let you know that Crocodile Creek is most likely made for the youngest of students. I could see my kindergarten and preschool kids wearing this line, but any older, the backpack is too small and cutesy. I do, however, love it for the little ones. I recently bought my three-year-old a new backpack to school when he starts full time kindergarten in the fall. The backpack, which fit his brothers just fine, was swimming on him and looked ridiculous, plus he probably would have a hard time carrying it. I’ll have to take it back and get him a much smaller pack. I also think he’d love something cutesy and I have to get that in before he grows out of it!

There are four lines available:

  • T-Rex
  • Fairy
  • Butterfly
  • Fire Truck

Within each line there are four items available:

  • backpack
  • water bottle
  • lunch bag
  • sticker book

While the sticker book is obviously the cheapest item in the list, you might want to shop for more than one child or double up on something to get your best value. For example, if you bought all four items from that list in the butterfly pattern, your savings would total $7.95. If instead you bought a backpack and lunch bag in the T-Rex for your son and a backpack and lunch bag in the fairies for your daughter, your savings would now be $14.95. Your best savings would be on four backpacks, which would be a $24.95 savings. So, if you love the backpacks and don’t need anything else, maybe a friend would go in on this deal with you?

Another option is to get four water bottles, which are $9.95 each and you’d pay only $29.85 for four bottles.

Shipping is free on all orders over $25, so as long as you buy four items, your shipping will also be included. Unfortunately, you can’t use the promo code I blogged about yesterday with this deal, as in the cart your items all discount, rather than showing three regular priced items and one free item.

(expiry: 2nd September 2014)

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August 11

RockPrettyKids Canada: MadPax Only $35

Posted by on August 11, 2014 at 1:30 PM

RockPrettyKids Canada: MadPax Only $35

And with yet another post to help you with your Back to School shopping, I found these uber-cool backpacks at Rock Pretty Kids called MaxPax. They are very unique and I know if I got them for my boys they would love them. They are regularly $50, but on special right now for $35 at Rock Pretty Kids.

So cool:

The bags that are $35 are the bubble packs, which mean they are covered in 3D bubbles, which give it texture and street cred and they are actually the half packs, which are meant for the little ones. It says 4 and younger, but I think any kindergarten age kid would fit this pack just fine. If you want the full size pack, those are on sale too for only $50, with a regular price of $65.

There are a variety of colours including commando, black, orange crush and slurple.

If you don’t like the bubbles, the blox style is also available for $35 for the half pack, regularly $50. There are also really cool pencil cases available too, for $12 with a regular price of $15.

Price comparison:

I couldn’t find these packs at too many places in Canada, although I did once see them for sale for an enormous fee at a specialty store attached to a farm in the Later Gator style, which is not on sale, but still cool enough I needed to mention. I didn’t see the half size anywhere in Canada.

I did find the slurple full size bubble MadPax at Mastermind Toys for $64.95. ShopStyle also had them for $65 and up. If you wanted to venture your shopping to the U.S., it was even more expensive. Nordstrom also carries the full-size but for $73.52 (plus all potential duties and shipping fees).

Shipping:

You’ll get free shipping on all orders over $75, so you might as well suit up all of your kids in MadPax.

(expiry: unknown)

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April 5

Dell Canada: Adventure Backpack Only $20 (Was $60)

Posted by on April 5, 2014 at 10:00 AM

Dell Canada: Adventure Backpack Only $20 (Was $60)

Dell has a fantastic deal on a backpack carrying case for your laptop. It is now only $19.99, from $59.99, which means you save a whopping $40.

Fitting a 15.6 inch laptop, this bag has everything you need to get to work or school and back. It is a sporty and functional backpack with lots of storage, including room for clothing or other gear and even an umbrella. There are large outside pockets and small zippered pockets. The padding protects your precious items like your sunglasses or phone or laptop from scratching or being damaged.

The straps are ergonomic and there is a mesh fabric on the back panel so you don’t get all hot and sweaty carrying it. It is water resistant, so no need to worry if you did forget that umbrella, your items inside will stay nice and dry.

I think this bag looks really good too and the reviewer who rated this bag says it is one of the best he has ever seen. Now that’s a glowing review!

Even better, your order will ship for free too!

(Expiry: Unknown)

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March 18

Bench Canada: Free Backpack When You Spend $150

Posted by on March 18, 2014 at 2:30 PM

Bench Canada: Free Backpack When You Spend $150

Right now Bench is giving you an extra reason to shop there. When you spend over $150, you’ll get a free backpack worth $59 – $69.

While Avi blogged last night about Bench’s sale on some really sweet hoodies, you can only get the backpack if you spend $150 on regular priced items. While that may be a bummer, some people don’t mind shopping the regular-priced items, because that is usually the only place you’ll find the newest stuff. And since you are shopping the regular priced, new stuff, you might as well get a free backpack in the meantime.

While I have never shopped at Bench myself (*gasp*), I do see some really nice items that I’d like to get my hands on.

This raspberry rose funnel neck zip thru looks comfy and I love the eye-catching colour. Apparently this item needs no words to describe it, so I’m going to stop and let you check it out for  yourself. $49.99

There are certain men who look really hot in a baseball cap and my husband is one of them. He can rock almost any hat, and to be honest, the hat he was wearing on the day I met him is what caught my eye first. Don’t let the ladies get away guys. Rock that cap and this Assentt baseball cap in a stunning and bright colour will really make them take notice. $25

Shipping will be free on your order since you’ll be spending $150, which is over the $99 threshold.

(Expiry: Limited quantities)

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October 24

Bentley Canada: 80 – 86% Off Backpacks – Now $7

Posted by on October 24, 2013 at 7:00 PM

Bentley Canada: 80   86% Off Backpacks   Now $7

Hello backpack deals! Backpack buying happens almost every August like a ritual. Stock up on some $7 backpacks now and get ahead of the game. Save bundles of $$$ at the same time

All of the backpacks through the links below are only $7. Their suggested retail price varies between $34.99 up to $49.99. Most are all Tracker brand but there is a CCM and a Hollywood Jeans backpack in there for good measure.

Bentley offers free shipping on orders of $49.99 or more. Under that shipping really depends on where you live but I highly recommend meeting that minimum as it is worth it for the shipping. So team up with some other parents and stock up on backpacks. $56 will buy you eight backpacks and get you free shipping. Bentley Canada: 80   86% Off Backpacks   Now $7

(Expiry: Unknown)

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September 6

Dealfind Canada: $29 For A Pure Water-Resistant Hooded Backpack

Posted by on September 6, 2013 at 4:00 PM

Dealfind Canada: $29 For A Pure Water Resistant Hooded Backpack

If you are still looking for a backpack, Dealfind has a great deal on a Pure water-resistant hooded backpack. Pay only $29 plus $10 shipping, was $82. The link below will take you to the Dealfind site, you’ll have to do a little search for this backpack.

What’s awesome about this backpack is that you don’t need to carry a raincoat or an umbrella. Your backpack has its own hood for your head. When it rains, your hair and the items in your backpack will be protected by the high-quality waterproof nylon. The bag itself will come packaged in another drawstring bag, which can use for whatever you like. I think it would be great for wet clothes or gym shoes inside the bag.

Your bag is also full of handy compartments, making this a great backpack for school, gym or work.

You can buy unlimited bags for yourself or as gifts.

(Expiry: 8th September 2013)

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