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25 Of The Best Carry-On Bags You Can Get On Amazon

Who needs luggage when you have a carry-on that fits everything? The products in this post were updated on October 27th, 2017.

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1. An expandable trolley suitcase that you can jam with all your stuff.

Promising Review: "I fit three pairs of jeans, three shirts, three pairs of boxers, three pairs of socks, a hoodie, a pair of shoes, a pair of flip-flops, a bottle of cologne, deodorant, toothbrush, toothpaste, hairbrush, hair gel, and bottle of vitamins. Rolled it for about a mile in downtown San Francisco. Wheels show no sign of giving up." —KC

Price: $35+. (Available in black, blue, gray, green, light blue, navy, pink, and purple.)

2. An adorable duffle bag that has wheels!,

Promising Review: "I love this owl duffle bag. The colors are just as pictured. It was much nicer and bigger than I expected. Its hard to buy luggage online even when the measurements are given. This could fit a week of clothing for some people. Unfortunately, I always over pack and this would be perfect for me on a three to four-day trip. I priced at Walmart, TJ Maxx, Marshalls, and Target and this price could not be beaten." —Catrine

Price: $25+. (Available in a variety of color and print options.)


3. A hardshell carry-on that comes in more than 20 color options.,

Promising Review: "I purchased this bag because I went on two long weekend trips to NYC and San Francisco/Napa Valley. This bag was amazing through both trips. It fit in the overhead bin no problem when I used it as a carry-on and it held up when I had to check it. Plus, I got so many compliments on the color." —Bonnie Grandy

Price: $40+. (Available in a variety of colors.)

4. A suitcase with an airline-grade aluminum handle so that no matter how much you pack you'll always be able to lug it around with ease.

Promising Review: "I was worried about getting a bag that did not fit all the bag restrictions. Look it up, there are several different standards and what may fit one airline, maybe an inch too long or deep for some others. We took two of these on a trip to Europe involving planes, boats, cars, and the such. It fit well into the overhead and no problem at all with airlines making us pay an extra fee to check them. I even stopped at several of the different airlines and put it into their framed carry-on thing, just to see if it would work on other airline standards, no problem with any of them. The wheels and handles traveled well." —Oldretiree

Price: $94+. (Available in gray, black, blue, red, and purple.)

5. An aluminum frame carry-on that comes in bigger sizes so you can get a full set (if you wanted to).

Promising Review: "Good case. One of few that has a hangar system for suits, etc. 20" model fit very easily into overhead compartments on three different airplane models/two airlines." —gramps44

Price: $80+. (Available in green or red.)

6. A duffel bag with a special pocket just for your shoes.

Promising Review: "This bag is just what I needed, I was so tired of my small sports bag wrinkling all my cloths. The bag has a decently stiff board on the bottom to keep it from flexing, which makes it even better. I use it as a gym bag but it will be a great travel carry-on, or overnight bag." —Philip E Gregg

Price: $30. (Available in gray or black.)


7. A suitcase made of polycarbonate so that it's super light-weight.,

Promising Review: "This carry-on looks great and rolls very easily. I have three other hard cases from different brands and this rolls the best so far. I used it on two older Southwest planes and two newer ones, they had no issues fitting into the overhead bins. I would assume this luggage would fit on other airlines airplanes that have the same configuration." —NB

Price: $91+. (Available in purple, blue, silver, red, pink, and plum.)

8. A rolling bag with micro-diamond texture making it nearly scratch-resistant.,

Promising Review: "Very lightweight and roomy. I packed one week's worth of clothes for work-related travel and I didn't need to use the expandable zipper. I love the color (burnt orange), so classy — and it goes well with my Tumi Voyageur (which I can strap on to the handle via its open pocket at the back). It didn't scratch when I checked it in." —HG

Price: $77+. (Available in a variety of colors)

9. A lightweight suitcase that'll keep all your stuff protected.

Promising Review: "After a handful of domestic trips and a two-week trip to Italy, I am very pleased with this luggage. The hardcover protects my items but doesn't make it too heavy to lift. Wheels seem pretty sturdy — especially after dragging it across cobblestones." —Colleen T

Price: $53+. (Available in a variety of colors.)

10. A rolling duffel bag that can fit everything you could possibly need — and then some.,

Promising Review: "Words can not describe how much I was able to fit inside here WITH ROOM TO SPARE!! Look at the pictures! I highly recommend this to everyone! I used all the pockets on the side. One pocket was black socks (seven pairs), one pocket was white socks (seven pairs), another pocket was for extra chargers, cords, and random accessories. The other was for my razor, shaving cream, two sticks of deodorant, toothbrush and paste. Front pockets held my tablet, phone, documents, (while I was on the plane because yes, this is a carry-on!) with plenty of room to spare. The bonus pocket by the handle I didn't even use because I had no idea what to put in there!" —Capit Arizona

Price: $27+. (Available in a variety of color combinations.)


11. A fabric suitcase that has two pockets just for your shoes, an easy access front pocket, and color-coded zippers.,

Promising Review: "This is durable, lightweight, and easy to maneuver. The luggage expands quite a lot, and I love all the easily accessible compartments and handles. My favorite feature, though, is the color-coded zippers. The blue zippers open compartments and the red zipper is for expanding. It's such a simple detail, but it really saves time." —AJ

Price: $130. (Available in gray or blue.)

12. A classy AF silver aluminum carry-on we're sure James Bond would carry.

Promising Review: "Very good carry on suitcase! Solid quality, wheels work so smooth and quiet, it's very lightweight, and looks beautiful! I replaced my old carry on with this one and it's by far the best carry on I've owned." —AtinaKit

Price: $240+. (Available in silver, gray, or gold.)

13. A two-piece set that'll hold everything you need for your next getaway.

Promising Review: "I used these on two trips so far, fit in the overhead with no issues, held together while running through SFO. I dig the color ('70s style-burnt orange) and the handbag was big enough to fit my laptop. The handle height is adjustable, but only has two settings." —Erin Barney

Price: $42+ (Available in a variety of colors.)

14. A tiny piece of luggage perfect for your tiny child (but also big enough for you to handle, if maybe you're secretly still a child).,

Promising Review: "I brought this for my 5-year-old son to hold his clothes for an upcoming cruise. I just received it today, and he absolutely adores it. It's lightweight and easy for him to pull around, and unless I plan to lug around bricks and small boulders, I'm sure it will be easy for me to carry when he gets too tired. It looks well-crafted, the zippers pull smoothly, and the handle pulls up far enough for me at 5'3" to be able to pull it along while standing straight up. We're planning on using it as carry-on, so I don't have to worry about it being handled roughly." —AshLeigh M.

Price: $35+. (Available in R2-D2, Storm Trooper, or Darth Vader.)


15. A rolling tote flight attendants swear by.

Promising Review: "I love this bag! I'm a flight attendant and use it four days a week. It fits so much that I hardly use a full-size suit case. Really, people always ask where all my different outfits are coming from when I bring this bag — it's seemingly bottomless. When packed without bulging, it fits on even the smallest of commercial jets with ease. It feels almost weightless when rolling with the handle fully extended." —Holly

Price: $82+. Available in blue, ocean blue, and purple.

16. A titanium suitcase that's bullet proof, nothing to lose, fire away, fire away.

Promising Review: "I love this suitcase! VERY sturdy and meets TSA guidelines for a carry-on. Swivels around and pushes/pulls very easily. Love the one side has a zipper enclosure to keep the two sides of contents separate when you close it. Surprising how much I can actually fit inside! Handle goes up/down very smoothly." —Debbie Harbolt

Price: $74+. (Available in red, gray, blue, and silver.)

17. A super elegant hardshell carry-on that has soft leather trim.

Promising Review: "I never in a million years thought I would buy a $250 piece of luggage. I've always bought cheap pieces that were perfectly suitable. But, I travel a lot for work and needed something that would be an easy carry-on and not just another black piece of luggage that could get lost. This has a perfect latch. I love the wheel lock system as well — if you've ever had a suitcase roll away from you on a slope, you'll appreciate this. The velvety inside is wonderful and keeps clothes from slipping around, unlike the typical nylon that is in most bags. I also had a pleasant surprise that it came with three drawstring bags in the same material — perfect for a couple pairs of shoes and some undergarments. I spent the money because I wanted something that would last for years and years. I've found it. Absolutely worth the money." —LafIng

Price: $249

18. An expandable suitcase with spinner wheels that allow for free-weight rolling, so no matter how much you jammed in there it'll roll with ease.

Promising Review: "This is a great and easy to roll suitcase. Expands and I can see fitting at least five days' of clothes in the summer months. Winter travel only two days. I am disabled and needed something I could move around, and this fits the bill." —Kathleen

Price: $44+ (Available in black, blue, pink, or silver.)


19. A water-repellent backpack that can go undercover as a suitcase.

Promising Review: "Perfect for short trips when you just want to use a carry-on. I used vacuum travel bags for my clothes and was able to fit in all I need for a five-day trip. Fits in overhead easy or under the seat if you don't over pack it." —Ryan Wheeler

Price: $65+. (Available in a variety of colors.)

20. A hard-shell suitcase with an easy access front pocket.,

Promising Review: "This suitcase is awesome! I loved how the front pocket was designed with different objects in mind." —Amazon Customer

Price: $75. (Available in red or purple.)

21. An expandable carry-on that comes with a five-year limited warranty.

Promising Review: "This bag has been all over the world and held up really well for the price. The wheels, handle, and zippers all perform perfectly. It's easy to carry with handles on three sides. It has lots of interior space. There's no area for hanging clothes though. It has fit as a carry-on on United, Delta, Virgin, American, JetBlue, Southwest, Ryanair, Vueling, Air Berlin, and EasyJet. We rarely check in our bags so I don't know how it would hold up to luggage handlers. These have only been checked in around five times." —kara

Price: $36+. (Available in black or blue.)

22. A hardshell suitcase that makes sure you can use every last inch of space.,

Promising Review: "I needed something that was durable, light, easy to use, and looked professional. This seems to check all the boxes. It's not huge, and can accommodate up to one week's worth of clothes. It's has a super sturdy zipper and lock. Two compartments inside, a zipped upper lid compartment, and a bottom one with straps. The handle looks sturdy and is easy to use. Same goes for the wheels." —kaleidoscope

Price: $58+. (Available in a variety of colors.)


23. A basic four-wheel roller to get you through the airport with ease.

Promising Review: "Great bag. I bought this to replace my old roller bag that I had for years. At first it felt a bit flimsy, however, it has exceeded my expectation and is surprisingly durable. I use it when I travel every weekend. I just wish it had another front pocket that's less tight." —Aaron Strassburger

Price: $55. (Available in black or blue.)

24. A Bric's X Travel Spinner that only weighs 5.5 lbs when empty.

Promising Review: "I am so happy with the utility of this luggage. I've already traveled with this piece out of the country. It is light, easy to carry, and fits in the overhead bin." —M

Price: $150+. (Available in a variety of colors.)

25. And finally, a smart suitcase capable of charging your devices, weighing itself, giving you real-time tracking information, and staying secure with its digital lock.,

Promising Review: "I heard from a good friend about Bluesmart. I decided to buy it and use it for my medical mission trip to the Dominican Republic. At first I thought that this bag had a limited amount of space, however, I proved myself wrong. I know I won't run out of battery, especially for my phone and iPad. (A fully charged bag enabled me to recharge my iPhone six times, iPad four times!!!)The contents of my bag are secured with the digital lock. The wheels rotate 360 degrees. The outer compartment gives easy access for passports, documents, iPad, etc. I got several compliments from random travelers about the attractive design. The different compartments provide for better organization of packed items. I like the ability to track my baggage and it's durable." —Francis I

Price: $264.