With size regulations for carry-on luggage varying from airline to airline and wondering if your suitcase will cut it on an overseas flight, deciding how to pack for flying can raise a lot of questions. Save yourself the time and headache with the following recommendations, but be sure to check with your airline to ensure your suitcase meets their specific sizing standards.
Best Carry-On Luggage
Measuring 20 inches by 13.5 inches by 9.2 inches and weighing 7 pounds, the push-button self-locking handle system, top and side grab handles for easy lifting, and 360-degree spinner wheels that make it easy to roll in any direction, makes this the perfect affordable carry-on at just $58.99
Offering two height options on the telescoping handle, rugged water repellent polyester fabric, and one-and-a-half-inch expansion, this suitcase is the brand of choice for flight crews. Measuring at 14 inches by nine inches by 22 inches and weighing only 6.4 pounds, Travelpro is a great choice for only $81.99 on ebags. (www.ebags.com)
If you’re looking to invest a little more to get some extra bells and whistles, the Biaggi luggage folds down to 50% of its original size and tucks neatly away on a shelf or under the bed in its signature storage bag. It also has cushioned top and side carry handles, telescoping aircraft-grade aluminum trolley handle and 360-degree spinner wheels to ensure you move through crowds effortlessly and quickly. Measures 22 inches by 14 inches by 11 inches and weighs a little more at 8.4 pounds. $149.99.
Best Luggage for International Travel
This suitcase expands for additional packing, has 360-degree mobility whether pushing, pulling or gliding alongside the case and only weighs 5 pounds, 14 ounces. It even comes with a 10-year warranty. Talk about getting a bang for your buck, it only costs $82.99. Measures 19.5 inches by 14 inches by 8 inches.
Delsey promises their Helium suitcase is ‘the most secure ZIP ever’ and the ‘perfect equation between lightness and resistance,’ with its lightweight and durable polycarbonate. Measures 25 inches by 17.5 inches by 11.5/13.4 inches and weighs 10.10 pounds. $153
This 26-inch rolling duffle bag is exceptionally roomy and provides a section for dressier items. Have the packing capacity and ease of a duffle bag, along with the convenience of a wheeled bag. Also includes a TSA lock. Measures 26 inches by 14 inches by 15.2 inches and weighs 9.7 pounds. $429
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