Let’s face it, heavy luggage and traveling go hand-in-hand like bread butter. Unfortunately, dealing with heavy luggage can be very frustrating and time consuming, not to mention the risks and inconveniences you cause people along the way. Most people choose to sacrifice essential items for a lighter load, but are forced to replace them at the destination, which can be costly. And ironically, they are faced with the same problem of heavy luggage that they tried to avoid in the first place, during their return trips. What most people fail to realize however is that suitcases and bags contribute considerably towards the overall weight of the luggage. It goes without saying therefore that a lighter suitcase can make the overall weight of the luggage lighter making it easier to handle. Here are the best lightweight suitcases.
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IT Luggage World’s Lightest Suitcase
At approximately 5.3 lbs., this suitcase is definitely one of the lightest suitcases available. It features a featherweight and durable construction that consists of a fiberglass frame and high density polyester fabric. It comes with a retractable locking handle made from aluminum and 8 wheel rolling system for easy towing. It also has top and side handles for easy carrying. It further includes enough capacity to keep all your items in one storage space. It features 2 exterior zip pockets, a large zippered mesh pocket and an interior main compartment with garment straps to hold everything in place. It is available in various colors to match your taste.
Travelpro Maxlite 5 Softside Luggage
This Maxlite 5 Softside suitcase is feature packed to make traveling as stress-free as possible. First of all, it has three handles at the top, side and bottom that allow more than one person to carry it. Secondly, it has a PowerScope handle with rubberized contour grip that is adjustable between 38 inches and 42.5 inches to accommodate various arm lengths during towing. In addition, it has 4 wheels with 360 degree movements for smooth maneuverability during towing. It also has an H2O Guard that prevents moisture entry to keep all your items safe and secure. This suitcase comes with a generous capacity that includes two exterior compartments, a full length interior lid pocket, a side accessory pocket and a main compartment with adjustable hold down straps to keep your items in place.
Samsonite Omni PC Hardside Expandable Luggage
This stylish suitcase is made from the durable polycarbonate material with a scratch resistant micro-diamond finish. It features a good amount of storage space that includes a main compartment with cross straps to hold garments firmly, an interior lid pocket with mesh divider and a zipped modesty pocket. It is also expandable to maximize on packing capacity. It also features a TSA lock that keeps everything safe and secure from unauthorized entry and theft. The push button telescopic handle plus the 4 multi-directional wheels allow for easy towing, while the top and side handles makes it easy to carry along stairways. This suitcase is very light and comes in a wide range of colors to suit your taste.
Kenneth Cole Reaction Out-of-Bounds Lightweight Hardside Luggage Set
This 3-piece set comprises a 20 inch carry-on that weighs 6.25lbs., a 24 inch suitcase with an 8.4lbs. weight and a larger 28 inch 9.6lbs. suitcase to cater to your storage needs. The suitcases feature a water resistant hard-shell with corner guard reinforcements to absorb shock and prevent property damage. They also include telescopic handles with two locking positions, 4 multi-directional spinning wheels plus top and side handles for easy towing and carrying. They also come with a lot of storage capacity with each suitcase boasting of a main compartment with garment restraint straps, an organizer zipper on the side for smaller accessories and a fully lined interior top lid pocket. The suitcases are available in a variety of colors to complement your style.
Rockland Fashion Softside Upright Luggage Set
This Rockland Fashion Luggage 2-piece set features a 19 inch upright suitcase and a 14 inch carry-on tote bag. The bags are made from the patented heavy duty EVA-molded Hi-Count Fabric design that utilizes polyester and PVC backing. The upright suitcase is feature packed to make your journey as stress-free as possible. It has a retractable handle and two Ez-Roll In-Line skate wheels for easy towing, top and side handles for easy carrying and stability bars at the bottom to allow it stand upright. It also features generous storage space that include two zippered pockets at the front and three internal organizational pockets. The tote bag comes with a detachable and adjustable shoulder strap for nonslip custom fit, an ergonomic handle for easy grasp and a large main compartment for your storage needs.