When you travel, you not only want to travel in style, but have a carry-on bag that is durable, innovative, comfortable, and long-lasting. If you are looking for the top 5 best luxury carry-on suitcases, here are the best from our travel experts at Pursuitist:
If you are looking for a completely customizable carry-on suitcase, this is the one for you. Created by a team of experts along with one of the founders of TUMI Luggage, ROAM is the end result of years of experience in the industry. Comes in 2 carry-on sizes, the Carry-On ($550) and the Large Carry-On ($575). Sleek, stylish, and truly luxurious, ROAM is a one-of-a-kind bag made in the USA with design details sure to please; ultra-lightweight, 100% virgin Polycarbonate shell, telescoping handle with 4 height settings, ergonomic handle grip, water-repellent zipper, and ball bearing wheels. The interior compression system is designed for overall maximum efficiency, with a color combo choice of 11 distinct colors. Also read: The Best New Luxury Carry-On Suitcase Is…
Made of lightweight hard shell aluminum, this bag is sleek enough to check into a 5-star hotel, yet tough enough to handle the wear and tear of baggage handlers. Distinct features include 360° spinner wheels, a signature interior compression system, and a hidden laundry bag for easy packing. Comes in silver or black, with a limited lifetime warranty. $575.
The Louis Vuitton rolling luggage has been redesigned and reimagined by industrial designer Marc Newson, making this new take on the traditional bag more this lightweight, with a 4-wheeled carry-on and a sturdy, leather embossed handle. A new discreet TSA lock The completely flat interior is perfect for shorter trips with mesh lining and cowhide leather trim.
Every detail exudes innovation and lightness: from the discreet new TSA lock to the most comfortable wheels ever designed by Louis Vuitton. Travel in style with your Horizon 50, ideal for shorter trips. Starting at $2,940 for the Horizon 50.
Made in Italy, this high-performance, lightweight polycarbonate features aluminum trim, soft leather detailing, jacquard lining with a hexagonal motif, and a leather handle designed with style and comfort in mind. The spacious compartment for clothes features adjustable straps and zip closure, one large flat zipped pocket, a compartment for clothes with zip closure, one medium and two small flat zipped pockets, and a business card pocket. The luggage tag can be personalized, and an embedded TSA lock will keep your possessions safe. From $810.
If you are looking for a virtually indestructible case made with durable polycarbonate that is a master of organization, this is for you. With magnetic compression straps, silent Hinomoto wheels, and TSA locking YKK zippers, this sleek case weighs in at just 7.46 pounds. $399.
Kimberly Fisher is a Pursuitist contributor. As a freelance writer and on-camera host, Kimberly has traveled the world and has published over 400 articles in over 44 publications including Sherman's Travel, Huffington Post, JustLuxe, Luxury Lifestyles UK, eHow, Examiner, Food Wine Travel Magazine, Luxe Beat, NiteGuide, Ocean View, and USA Today. Disclosure: Kimberly is under contract with Casa Del Sol.