Bluesmart Series 2: The World’s Smartest Luggage Just Got Smarter

Bluesmart Series 2: Smart Luggage System
Smart luggage is all the rage among in-the-know travelers. But, we’ve been curious as to just how much more genuinely useful technology manufacturers can cram into a suitcase. Now, Bluesmart is aiming to “outsmart” its competitors — including its own groundbreaking debut luggage — with an all-new product line.

The company’s original 2014 campaign was among the most successful travel products of all time on Indiegogo. The original Bluesmart luggage was billed as the “world’s first smart, connected carry-on” and featured tech that has since been copied by dozens of competitors. The aptly named Bluesmart Series 2 is the promising successor, and it’s angling to be the world’s smartest, most technologically advanced luggage, again.

The Bluesmart Series 2 line’s most exciting features center around security and tracking. Built-in 3G+GPS technology allows owners to track their luggage anywhere in the world for free. Traditional Bluetooth technology is useless beyond 30 feet, so this is a giant leap forward. A digital auto-locking system allows you to secure your luggage with the touch of a button via the connected app. It can even be programmed to lock automatically once the suitcase is beyond a certain range.

Bluesmart Series 2 Smart Luggage System

Additional convenience features help save time and money. Almost every piece of smart luggage today offers a built-in scale. But, with the aid of the mobile app, the Bluesmart Series 2 syncs with the exact airline of your next trip to automatically determine potential excess baggage fees. The carry-on Cabin bag also boasts a built-in backup battery pack with supercharging capability. This means it’s powerful enough to juice today’s laptops (not just smartphones and tablets), can reach 100% charge in just 2.5 hours, and hold that charge for up to a month. Durability is also paramount to the company, and the new line’s construction blends high-grade anodized aluminum, a 3-layer German Makrolon polycarbonate shell, reinforced handles, and pen-proof zippers for added security. It all rolls smoothly on sleek, 360-degree hub-less wheels.

Bluesmart Series 2: Smart Luggage System

Instead of a single carry-on bag, the new line will feature four available size options: a Cabin, a Check, a Laptop Bag, and a Passport Pouch. The bags can each function independently or as a set with the company’s free smartphone app. As of July, the Indiegogo project has already raised more than $1 million (USD) — over 2,000% of its anticipated funding goal.


LAX’s Exclusive Private Suite Will Make You Love Waiting at the Airport

Now you can skate through the airport with nary a scuff on your fancy Chelsea boots.

Harley-Davidson Wants to Harness Lightning with the Production LiveWire

If Harley-Davidson wants LiveWire to be a success, not only does it need to drive well, but it needs to be priced so the next generation of riders can afford it.

The Future of Luxury Air Travel Is Sleeping in the Cargo Hold

It should be far more luxurious than sleeping amid crated dogs and stacks of luggage.

McLaren Reintroduces a Three-Seater Supercar with the Speedtail

Now you and your two best friends can hit 186 mph in 12.8 seconds together.

Crossroads Hotel Opens in Kansas City’s Former Pabst Brewing Co. Plant

Tattoo artist-designed wallpaper and a KC-centric rooftop bar — what's not to like?

Hate Hostels? Hilton’s New Hotel Concept Wants to Change That

Motto by Hilton offers a fresh approach to modern budget travel with an updated and elevated micro-hotel format.

The Ultimate Guide to a Road Trip Across Newfoundland

One of Canada’s most remote provinces is also one of the most spectacular places to visit within the massive country.

An Introduction to the Most Fascinating Ghost Towns of America

During the 1800s, towns across the United States seemingly sprung up overnight with the discovery of gold. Many are now the ghost towns we know today.

Virgin Voyages Announces Squid Ink, the World’s First Tattoo Studio at Sea

Now, after one too many daiquiris aboard a cruise ship, you can commemorate the experience forever with a tattoo.

World’s First ‘Craft Beer Airline’ Scheduled to Takeoff from London

It's kind of like Hooters Air, but with better beer and less pantyhose.

The Best Travel and Adventure Documentaries on Netflix Right Now

If you're reading this, you're staring at a screen. Wouldn't you rather be exploring a different part of the world than the Internet? So get inspired.

10 Best Travel Gifts for a Modern Gentleman Nomad

For the sophisticated gentleman traveler in your life, your holiday shopping begins here.
Food & Drink

7 Best Tequila Bars in Mexico City

Jaime Salas, the national brand ambassador for Milagro, takes us on a tequila-drinking journey via the best bars in CDMX.

Locally Made Artisan Souvenirs Now Available in Airport Vending Machines

Shopping for 100-percent local artisan souvenirs is now as easy as buying a Snickers.