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Breeze through airplane aisles and distant getaways alike with the Sympatico International Carry-On Expandable Spinner. CX™ technology meets hardside luggage for the first time, letting you expand for 22 percent more space and then compress back to the original size. Coordinates perfectly with a soft Sympatico companion piece. Briggs & Riley backs its high-quality luggage and business case collections with a "Simple as that®" warranty, the most comprehensive lifetime guarantee in the industry that even covers damage caused by an airline.
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Elegant and practical, the three-piece Delsey Cruise Lite Hardside Platinum set includes one carry-on upright as well as two large checked pieces (25-inch and 29-inch uprights). Cruise Lite Hardside is the first hardside luggage that opens like a soft-side case (25- and 29-inch uprights only). Clothing, coats and shows can all be packed in one main compartment, accommodating larger items and maximizing space for a variety of packing options. The top lid opening also makes it easy to pack in small places, open the suitcase on a luggage rack or access last-minute items when the bag is packed in the trunk of a car. The carry-on size features a book-split opening and a front pocket for easy access to electronics while on the go. The lightweight polycarbonate material is scratch-resistant and offers the style and durability of a hardside case.
Top Brands: 800-431-2127
The Oakley Kitchen Sink Backpack is a complete package with heavy-duty appeal. Specialized pockets inside and out organize items while abrasion-resistant fabric keeps them safe, including shoes and most 17-inch laptops. A padded back and adjustable mesh-lined shoulder straps keep you comfortable and cool. Equipped with a hard media-player compartment and reinforced clip and zip closures, the Kitchen Sink Backpack blends toughness, style and diverse function ideal for the unpredictable day. Decoration available.
Links Unlimited: 866-465-4657
Expandable, accessible and effortless, this Tegra-Lite® Max International Carry-On is the most durable and fully functional hardside case made today. It is expandable and features a spacious, accessible front pocket, plus it moves effortlessly in every direction on double-turning wheels. Tegra-Lite® is constructed from Tegris®, a revolutionary polypropylene thermoplastic composite material created by Milliken® for use in lifesaving armor, Nascar race cars and protective gear for NFL players. TUMI has received the worldwide exclusive rights to use the Tegris material within the travel industry. This compact wheeled carry-on design is for those who travel domestically and internationally. It expands 2 inches for extra capacity when you need it and has two packing compartments. There is a hanger bracket for suits and longer garments, and interior pockets for accessories.
Power to Go
Travelpro's Crew™ 11 is packed with innovations—MagnaTrac™ self-aligning wheels, PowerScope Extension Handle, contour grip and integrated USB port on select carry-ons. This stylish collection is designed for today's frequent travelers who put a premium on design excellence, quality and durability. Integrated USB port lets you power up on the go. (Power Bank not included. Select models only.)
Earth Gear: 718-338-0177
On the Go
The Jet Set Go Weekender from Vera Bradley is the perfect solution for all your travel adventures. Vera Bradley has thought of everything a great travel bag needs. There is a large central compartment and enough pockets to keep all your necessities organized on the road. This travel bag is colorful, lightweight and packable. It features a trolley sleeve and five interior slip pockets. Shown in Vera Bradley's new summer color, Cha-Cha Blue.
Vera Bradley: 800-431-2127
It's not just about the destination, but also looking good along the way. The Executive Briefcase from bugatti is made from Colombian leather. The EXB514 briefcase fits up to a 15.6-inch computer or tablet in a secure, padded pouch. Dual open front pockets, inside stretch organizer and back zippered pocket are perfect for quick access to essential items.
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Bluesmart's connected and enhanced sleek luggage looks to improve travel in every way. These smart carry-ons can be tracked weighed and locked from an app. Don't worry about your phone running out of juice—you can charge it using any Bluesmart suitcase. Available online, at Neiman-Marcus, Bloomingdales, Amazon, Sak's Fifth Avenue and other forward-thinking retailers around the world.
$449 to $599