Someone in the market should consider designs, warranties, materials, and the presence of handles, wheels and zippers. The ideal luggage optimizes storage while also satisfying travelers’ and airlines needs. The list below covers several notable major brands.
American Tourister is a great low-to-mid price brand ideal for people who rarely travel.
Samsonite started over a century ago by making steamer trunks. Today’s Samsonite offers hard and soft bags, backpacks, and so on. Many Samsonite goods feature four-wheel configurations for easy movement. Samsonite is another excellent low-to-mid range option.
This mid-tier brand is favored by flight crews; Travelpro was actually invented by a pilot who needed wheeled luggage.
This company began as a Parisian in 1946, initially focusing on leather camera cases. Delsey moved on to luggage in 1970. Since then, it has continued to serve medium value budgets.
This is a medium-price point brand known for its high durability luggage to the point that it offers customers a trademarked lifetime warranty.
This brand features a lifetime warranty while featuring a proprietary CX expansion for compression. Briggs & Riley is on the higher end of the medium price tier.
This is an upper-medium-tier luxury brand that offers free monogramming, on-site repairs and luggage tracking.
The same company responsible for the Swiss Army Knife has taken a similar approach to luggage on the high end price tier since 1999.
The company whose tagline “Since 1877” alludes to its founding work as a producer of steamer trunks. A Hartmann Skymate suitcases was featured in “Live and Let Die.”
This 120-year-old company has developed a reputation for lightweight, high quality materials for ages; they made the first aluminum trunk in 1937. Rimowa luggage has a distinct parallel groove design.
This luxurious, fashionable Italian brand is popular with frequent fliers. The high price of Bric’s luggage is reflected in the materials used.
This is THE luxury luggage brand. Globe-Trotter has been used by Queen Elizabeth and Winston Churchill. Every piece of Globe-Trotter luggage is handcrafted.