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Luggage Guide: 3 Ways to Travel Right

Getting around when you’re overseas can be a hassle, but using the right luggage is half the battle won.

Apr 29, 2016 | By Shatricia Nair

Apparently, not all luggage is created equal. Whether you’re going on a quick road trip or a long vacation, choosing the right one for your different travel needs can help you avoid damages, unwanted airline baggage fees and unnecessary stress. We’ve gone on a hunt for the perfect carrier for your holiday needs, so you don’t have to.

For Urban Exploration in Style:

Lipault Original Plume Bag

Lipault Original Plume Spinner 55 - Dark Lavender

The bustling streets are no match for the Original Plume. This bold, lightweight luggage is crafted out of 210-denier nylon twill fabric and finished with durable zippers, so shopping with it for hours on end is still an option. The bold, ultra-feminine colors – think antique pink and dark lavender – make for perfect travel companions for women who are always on-the-go and aren’t afraid to stand out.

The Lipault Original Plume is available in three sizes, 55cm, 65cm, and 72cm.

Lipault Lady Plume Wheeled Weekend Bag

Lipault Lady Plume Weekend Bag 2 Wheels

With its discreet design, simple lines and functional touches, this Lipault bag is made for style-conscious jet-setting women. The smart design of this modern classic makes packing and unpacking an effortless affair, while the durable, water-resistant PVC reinforced nylon promises the secure storage of your daily essentials and cherished items.

This two wheeler is available in black, anthracite grey and navy.

For Important Business Trips

Samsonite Octolite

Samsonite Octolite

The Samsonite Octolite’s combination of high-tech design with cutting-edge materials makes it a force to be reckoned with. This nifty carrier may be ultra-light, but its durable composition enables it to withstand the humps and bumps of cross-continental travels. The unique bold box shape sees rounded corners that serve to reinforce durability while maximising volume. An integrated carry handle, built-in address tag and fixed combination lock are also a few of the many details Samsonite has addressed to make travelling long distances more bearable.

Hartmann 7R Master

Hartmann 7R Master - Rose Gold

Crafted of the finest aluminum by master artisans, this heavy-duty suitcase by American suitcase manufacturer Hartmann is made with the modern traveler in mind. Its composition ensures high durability and protection from the elements, while its sleek exterior reveals a futuristic, polished surface. Like leather products, aluminum cases build more character over time, making this suitcase an investment well worth making.

The 7R Master comes in two colors, Quartz and Rose Gold.

For that Well-Deserved Family Vacation

American Tourister Air Shield

American Tourister Air Shield

Make family vacations hassle-free with American Tourister’s Air Shield range of cabin bags. Weighing in at around 1.9kg, these lightweight luggages make stowing into overhead compartments and picking up from baggage carousels a breeze.

American Tourister Disney and Marvel Collection

American Tourister_Disney Marvel Legends

Because the journey is as important as the destination, make packing and traveling more exciting for your little ones with American Tourister’s Disney and Marvel collection. The three vibrant prints – Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse or a collage of Marvel Legends’ vintage comics – are a fun addition to your traveling essentials, and the bag’s lightweight composition makes it a cinch to move around with.

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