Carry on is by far the hardest kind of luggage to find for me since I need one that is the perfect blend of sturdy and cheap, one that does not slide off the overhead compartment. So I spent ages scouring reddit to find one that was right for me.I also know that I am not the only one who has problems while trying to find the best luggage so I came up with a list where I highlighted the important features of each kind of category. Keep reading to find the right fit for you!
Victorinox Lexicon Hardside Global Carry-On
This sleek and light luggage ensures that you have one less thing to worry about while traveling and is ideal for air travel, the fully featured upright spinner case ensures that it is easy and comfortable to drag as well as place on any kind of surface and it is made from sleek and durable polycarbonate with a scratch-resistant matte finish. This ensures that it is very convenient to clean as well. The handles at the top, side and bottom also help in carrying it across your back or even if you want to carry it in your hand. The handles ensure a comfortable grip, and the one-touch, dual-trolley aluminum handle system locks into three different positions making the luggage secure.
Other interior features include X-shaped compression straps, two zippered mesh accessories pockets, zippered divider wall with large, easy-to-clean pocket containing a removable full suiter. The luggage also comes with a combination lock, making it even more secure and hard to open. Moreover, the Swiss travel bag tracking program will make sure that your luggage can be found fand tracked in any part of the world should you lose it.
- Width: 15 3⁄4 in
- Depth: 7 9⁄10 in
- Height: 21 7⁄10 in
- Weight: 7 lbs 1.6 oz
Travelpro Maxlite 5
The Travelpro® Maxlite® 5 – 21″ Expandable Carry-On Spinner is made from a very firm polyester fabric with a DuraGuard® coating that keeps the luggage sturdy and easy to carry. It also ensures that the luggage remains clean and stain resistant. It also has a padded top and bottom grab handle that makes sure that the luggage does not slip as you carry it along. The surface of the luggage has a patented Contour Grip design with rubberized touch points especially designed for spinner model use and the extendable trolley handle makes sure that you can drag it around easily. It also comes with a front zip pocket for easy access to necessary items placed there. The handle can also be adjusted according to your height and the bag can be enlarged another two sizes as well. .
The interior is spacious and the bottom tray design increases durability and stabilizes wheels for trouble-free alignment and maneuverability. Moreover, even though it is the cheapest, it does not compromise on functionality and should last you a long time..It also comes in a variety of colors , such as azure blue and dusty rose, in addition to black, plus the bags weigh less than 6 pounds.
- Width: 15 in
- Depth: 8 1⁄2 in
- Height: 23 in
- Weight: 5 lbs 9.6 oz
This is a very modern-looking hard-sided luggage that weighs just about 6.5 pounds, and it comes with four double spinner wheels that are easy to roll. The variety of both bold and neutral colours is also a plus point for potential buyers since it does not just come in dull grey or black alone.
This luggage has been reported by many as durable and lightweight. It comes with a three turn combination lock which also makes it quite secure. Other features include two separate compartments for packing, extra zippered pockets and an expandable size.
Away The Carry-On
The best feature of this bag is that it comes with a removable battery to charge your phone which is compatible with most airlines and is TS approved as well, so this is a great buy for businessmen and businesswomen who are constantly on the move and need to keep their electronics charged, it is like having your own portable charger! It can fully charge a phone up to five times and can be easily ejected when needed.
The luggage weighs 7.6 pounds and comes with a nylon laundry bag as well which is an added benefit. The bag itself has two compartments, one for clothing and the other for hard objects such as toiletries or other things. The bag also has two zippers that slide into a TSA-approved combination lock. It is sturdy and designed to fit in the overhead compartments of most busses, trains and airlines. The luggage has leather details including a black leather luggage tag.
- Exterior measurements 21.7″ x 13.7″ x 9
- Interior measurements 20″ x 13.5″
- Weight 8.1 lbs
- Capacity 39.8L
- Measurements include wheels.