Backpack Deals and Steals
Pull out last year's backpack to find it hasn't survived the summer, or your student is just too cool for it now? Luckily, you can still find good deals on backpacks during the back to school season; here are five for a range of ages and styles.
Yes, that ubiquitous backpack you've known and loved for years has a name - the SuperBreak. If this dependable backpack is on your shopping list for back to school, check it out at eBags, where solid colored SuperBreaks are 14% off, or $29.99. There are tons of colors to choose from, and printed backpacks for $34.90. Plus, this item, and all orders over $25, ship for free from eBags.
The North Face Recon Pack
If you're looking for a backpack that will survive the great outdoors as well as it does the halls of high school, peep The North Face Recon Pack. It's marked down 25% at the REI Outlet to $73.73, but if you act fast you can save an additional 20% off it and any item at the REI Outlet when you use coupon code AUGOUT2013. That takes the price to $58.98, plus free shipping.
Shopping for a picky teen boy? The is plenty masculine, neutral, and from a dependable brand. It's on sale for $49.95 at Luggage Guy, but you can take an extra 30% off with coupon code BACK2, which takes the price to $34.96. Plus, orders of any size ship for free from Luggage Guy!
Cooperative Canvas Contrast Backpack
For a simple backpack that doesn't entirely blend in with the crowd, check out the Cooperative Canvas Contrast Backpack from Urban Outfitters. Here, cotton canvas is combined with faux-leather for a hip look that teens will be happy to sport for the back to school season. It's currently marked down from $69 to $39 through August 31. Don't care for this one? There are other backpacks marked down to $39, plus non-sale items are 10% off with coupon code KOOLSKOOL. Spend $50 or more total, and you'll get free shipping too.
Despicable Me 2 Backpack and Lunch Kit
The above backpacks are great for older kids, but what about elementary school kids who still want to have some fun with their school gear? This Despicable Me 2 backpack and lunch kit are just the ticket, and right now at Toys 'R' Us when you buy any backpack priced at $12.99 or more, your lunchbox will be free! Just add your picks to cart before the end of this week to get your freebie.