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The 10 Best Carry-On Luggage Bags

Finding the right carry-on bag is a lot like searching for a dance partner. You have to test a few out to get a feel for how they swivel, pivot, and roll. You have find one that’s lightweight and flexible for those quick pickups and easy maneuvering. Yes, finding a suitable dance partner is tough, but finding the right carry-on bag doesn’t have to be. We’ve gathered the 10 best carry-on bags for your next weekend getaway.

Kenneth Cole Reaction Wheeled Overnight/Carry-On Bag

1 / 10

From the Kenneth Cole Reaction Mamba Luggage Collection, this 5-pound, 6-ounce wonder stores your travel goods in an overhead bin-friendly package. Here are a few noteworthy features: a padded top handle, a bottom handle that doubles as a kickstand, a telescopic handle for easy lugging, in-line rolling wheels, a gusseted front pocket for easy access to essentials, and an interior with a zippered wet pocket for liquids and lotions. What more could any traveler need?

Hartmann Tweed Carry-On Mobile Garment Bag

2 / 10

This elegant Hartmann bag is made from durable self-healing nylon tweed fabric, leather trim, and water and stain-resistant textured lining. It also features multiple zip pockets, a removable shoe pocket, an accessory pocket, and a gusseted front pocket. The best part: a 3-inch locking hanger trolley for wrinkle-free suits or dresses. Is this heaven? No, it's a garment bag. 

Crumpler Dry Red No. 10

3 / 10

Weighing in at 6 pounds with 360 degree swivel capabilities and water-resistant nylon material, this carry-on will you have you zipping through the terminals faster than you can say "now boarding." Side note: It was torture-tested to ensure durability. This bag can take a punch—making it the perfect travel companion for those weekends away.

Bric's U.S.A. Safari Carry-On Spinner

4 / 10

Turn heads with this croc-embossed carry-on bag. Four wheels for easy spinning makes it easy for your to dash through the terminal. Durable, hassle-free packing ensured, and easy to clean, this bag is a choice investment.

Travelpro Rolling Tote

5 / 10

Like the name suggests, this carry-on tote travels like the pros. Complete with water-guarded lining, three zippered compartments for organization, and in-line wheels to keep you on the move, this luggage bag takes your trip to the next level.

Samsonite Lift Carry-On Rolling Garment Bag

6 / 10

No longer will you be the girl who can't stuff her carry-on into the overhead compartment. With this ultra lightweight bag, you can wrangle with ease. This carry-on also features a hanger hook bracket so you can take your clothes straight from the bag to the closet. Two in-line wheels make for smooth rolling.

Eagle Creek Ease 21" 4-Wheel International Carry-On

7 / 10

This sleek bag features easy mobility and an expandable main compartment for trips that call for extra outfits or souvenirs. The attached piggyback clips lets you add a second bag, and the "coat keeper" makes it easy to carry extra outerwear when traveling between climates. 

 

Traveler's Choice Rome 21" Hard-Shell Carry-On

8 / 10

For extra protection and durability, travelers have depended on the hard-shell carry-on for years. This classic bag will keep your belongings from getting squished during your trip.

Briggs & Riley Transcend 19" Carry-On

9 / 10

Go beyond your limits with this carry-on bag. It has a garment hanging system, it's lightweight, and it has a spacious interior for packing away your weekend must-haves. 

Tumi Vapor International Carry-On

10 / 10

This sleek carry-on combines durability and style for the modern jetsetter. The printed graphic exterior hides scratches, and the molded protective bumpers keep your stashed goods safe. 

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