For most of us, at least one suitcase is an essential purchase. Yet, with so many options on the market, it can be pretty overwhelming to choose the right one. To make things a bit easier, we’ve handpicked the best luggage you can buy right now, just in time for the most wonderful time of the year.
Often used by flight attendants, the Travelpro Maxlite is the creme-de-la-creme of luggage, but doesn’t carry the same hefty price tag that most of its competitors do. With features like spinning wheels and a lightweight design, it’s easy to move it from place to place with ease.
Samsonite Fiero HS
This hard-cased carry-on piece is perfect for long weekends and quick trips, but still provides enough room for all of your stuff, thanks to expandable functionality. It also offers an interior divider to keep everything organized, and a scratch-resistant shell, thanks to micro diamond texture. As if that wasn’t enough, the bag offers extra security in the form of a side mounted TSA-approved lock.
Traveler’s Choice Tasmania
If you’re planning on checking your luggage, look no further than this sturdy set of suitcases, even if you’re not going all the way an island off of Africa. The hard cases mean that your stuff stays safe, even during the craziest of travel conditions.
Cenzo Leather Weekender Bag
Both stylish and spacious, this leather duffel bag is the ideal choice for short road trips and long flights alike. There’s also the option to add a monogram for an extra-personal touch and added peace of mind. At $199. it’s not cheap as far as duffels go, but as the saying goes … it costs to be cool.
Briggs and Riley 27-inch Expandable Upright Bag
No more fumbling and fussing to get your liquids-and-aerosol bag out at security; with a “speed thru pocket” for extra convenience, this carry-on is perfectly practical and pretty sleek, to boot. While it’s fairly compact, you can fit 4-7 days worth of clothing and accessories in it. Not too shabby.