There are many different types of luggage, including: leather briefcases, computer cases, carry-ons, garment bags, garment carriers, kids luggage, totes, backpacks, duffel bags, motorcycle luggage and handbags. Each piece offers its own unique features and uses. Every bag/case is available in many materials, sizes, colors, shapes and prices. No matter what the purpose for your luggage will be, there is no shortage of options for you to pick and choose between!
Luggage is made by a number of manufacturers, including: Samsonite , Travelpro, Tumi, Ace, Ameribag, Briggs & Riley, Hartmann, Olympia and Zero Halliburton. You can find most pieces offered in a wide variety of materials, including: leather, suede, denim, nylon and even metal. These materials vary in purpose and benefits; you can even score some luggage that is waterproof, if you’re finally going on that scuba trip!
The luggage pieces have features that will vary, depending on the type of bag/case you prefer. Brief or laptop computer cases will most likely include many compartments and pockets for ample storage. Carry-ons are usually smaller in size so that they can be easily stored under a seat when traveling. Garment bags/carriers will make it easy to pack those dresses and suits right on the hangers! A tote is probably the most popular luggage piece and it is perfect for those last minute must haves while you are away! Backpacks and duffel bags are more convenient for those that are students or don’t stay in place for very long.
While you are making sure you have the luggage that is best for your traveling needs, don’t forget about the accessories you may also need. There are many accessories that are used while traveling, including: adapters, surge protectors, toiletry kits, travel pillows, water bottles and luggage carts. No matter where you are going, for however long you will be there, you can feel confidant in the fact that when it comes to luggage, there is something for everyone on your list!