Not all laptops are ideal to travel with, so this is a list of 5 really good travel laptops in 2020.

It isn’t just about sheer processing power or having the highest resolution screen. When it’s a device you’ll take with you on the road, other things come into play as well.

Besides power, it’s equally important that your laptop is versatile and lightweight, has lots of battery life, is easy to use, and that it can easily store everything you need on the go.

1. Dell XPS 13 9360 Laptop – 13.3″ Anti-Glare InfinityEdge Touchscreen ($990)


The 8th Generation Intel Core i5-8250U Processor, 4 Cores, 8 Threads @1.6 Ghz, Kaby Lake R., Turbo up to 3.4 GHz
13.3 Inches Borderless Anti-Glare Full HD (1920 x 1080) InfinityEdge Touch Display with Build-in Webcam
8GB of 1866 MHz LPDDR3 Memory, 256GB PCIe Solid State Drive, Intel UHD Graphics 620 with Shared Graphics Memory
Wireless-AC, Bluetooth, 4-Cell Battery, Media Card Reader, SD Card Slot, USB 3.0 with PowerShare, Thunderbolt 3 Type C Supporting Wave MaxxAudio Pro, Windows 10 Home 64-bit, NO Fingerprint Reader…


2. Lenovo IdeaPad 110s – 11IBR 11.6″ Laptop – White ($229)


Great for those on a budget.
Windows 10; Intel® Celeron® processor; 11.6″ display; 2GB memory; 32GB eMMC Flash Memory; Bluetooth; HDMI output; DVD/CD drive not included.

3. Apple MacBook Air (13-inch, 8GB RAM, 128GB SSD Storage) – Silver ($749)


1.8 GHz dual-core Intel Core i5 Processor
Intel HD Graphics 6000
Fast SSD Storage
8GB memory
Two USB 3 ports
Thunderbolt 2 port
Sdxc port

4. Acer Spin 3 Convertible Laptop, 14 inches Full HD IPS Touch, 8th Gen Intel Core i7-8565U, 16GB DDR4, 512GB PCIe NVMe SSD, Backlit KB, Fingerprint Reader ($749)


The ultra-slim and light Spin 3 convertible laptop functions like a traditional laptop but with the hands-on, tactile user experience of a tablet. Just rotate the revolutionary 360° Hinge and watch it convert right in front of your eyes from a laptop to display, tent or tablet mode. It even comes with a rechargeable stylus that docks right into the PC, now that’s epic functionality!

5. NEW Microsoft Surface Pro 7 – 12.3″ Touch-Screen – 10th Gen Intel Core i5 – 8GB Memory – 128GB SSD (Latest Model) – Platinum with Black Type Cover ($749)


At the office, at home or en route, new Surface Pro 7 adapts to the way you work — and delivers more power than ever, with a laptop-class Intel Core processor, all-day battery,[1] Instant On, graphics, and more multitasking connections.

[1] Surface Pro 7: Up to 10.5 hours of battery life based on typical Surface device usage. Testing conducted by Microsoft in September 2019 using preproduction software and preproduction Intel Core i5, 256GB, 8 GB RAM device. Testing consisted of full battery discharge with a mixture of active use and modern standby.


What makes these Really Good Travel Laptops in 2020?

Here are some extremely important things to consider…

1. Do you need it for work or fun?

If you aren’t planning on using your travel laptop for online work, you don’t need to spend huge. Identifying exactly what you need a laptop for will help you decide on which one is best for your travels.

2. Size is everything.

Are you traveling with minimal room in your backpack? Are you bringing a bag with certain size requirements?

For instance, some expensive daypacks can’t fit 15-inch laptops, or some laptop sleeves can’t fit larger than a 13 inch. Make sure to keep this in mind.

3. Think about the extra pounds.

The more powerful the laptop, the more it weighs. The difference between a 1.5 lb tablet and a 7 lb professional laptop is HUGE.

Remember that a light traveler is a happy traveler, so if you don’t need a heavier laptop, there’s no reason to cause extra strain on your body.

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