Travel Savvy: The Best Carry-On Suitcases


Searching for the right suitcase can be difficult with so many options out there on the market. We made it easy for with this list, which features suitcases in various styles and at every price point, whether you travel for work or for pleasure.

Briggs & Riley Baseline
Not only does is the Baseline stylish, this carry-on features CX technology, which means that it can expand up to 25 percent — a must when toting home a bunch of souvenirs.
$469 at

Tumi Tegra Lite Max
Made from Tegris, a revolutionary polypropylene thermoplastic composite material created by Milliken that is used for lifesaving armor and Nascar race cars, this suitcase is strong, expands and has a front compartment, great for someone who is always on the go.
$695 at

Rimowa Limbo Multiwheel
This undeniably sleek suitcase is virtually impenetrable, with two TSA combination locks and one leverage lock, so you know that nobody is going to go through your things.
$890 at

Burton Wheelie Double Deck Travel Bag
This extra-roomy bag is perfect for those of you who like to travel with your skateboard because it has volume-enhancing cram zones, an external backpack attachment, and it has a removable duffel bag.
$289.95 at

Victorinox Spectra Dual-Access Extra Capacity US Carry-on
Victorinox’s hard-shell model has a compartment lets you get to your laptop, passport, plane tickets and other work documents with ease, taking away the need for a separate bag.
349.99 at

Briggs & Riley Torq International Carry-On Spinner
Part of Briggs & Riley’s first hard-sided collection, this carry-on suitcase is made from a tough polycarbonate and has an easy access front compartment so you can pull out your things in a pinch.
$479 at

Muji Water Repellent Soft Carry Large Black
This simple and affordable suitcase may be soft, but it doesn’t let any water in. It also has separate compartments so you can organize your things with ease.
$169.50 at