Luggage, Travel Organizers

The Best Luggage Scale

Have you looked at overweight luggage charges recently? It’s insane. If your checked luggage weighs more than 50 pounds, you will definitely be paying a fee. On Southwest, it is an extra $75, on Jetblue, Virgin, and United, you will be paying an extra $100 per bag. If your bag is more than 100 pounds, you will be paying even …


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The Best Carry On Duffel Bag

Over the past few years, what I call the “Ryan Air” model of travel has become increasingly popular within the United States. Frontier, Allegiant, and Spirit are all a la carte airlines, which means that if you want to reap the benefits of luxuries like an assigned seat and carry-on luggage, you have to pay for it. If you are …


5 of the Best Luggage Options for the Frequent Traveler

These 5 best luggage options for the frequent traveler will include carry-on bags and suitcases that must be checked. Before you buy, be sure to check the carry-on requirements of your airline to avoid gate check fees. Depending on your travel preference and how you intend on packing, checking your bag might be your only option. If that’s the case, read …

The Best Laptop Cases for Travel

Personal computers have become a necessity for business and entertainment. I don’t know anyone anymore that travels without a laptop computer (and that includes my baby-boomer mother). Despite their pervasiveness, laptops are still pricey and somewhat delicate. If you are going to take one with you on the road, you need a good laptop case to put it in. Below …

Convertible Travel Pieces: How To Get The Most Out of Your Items When Space is Limited

I love to travel, but I hate to lug around a lot of gear. I am notorious among friends and family for long trips with nothing but a carry-on. Following the advent of budget airlines (which only allow one personal item per ticket), I’ve gotten used to nothing but a backpack. I can be gone for two weeks with just …

What is the Best Travel Backpack?

Travel backpacks are the perfect option for travelers that don’t want rolling luggage to slow them down when they travel. If you’re going to “rough it” by only taking the bare essentials or want a mobile carry-on to complement your checked bag, the best travel backpack will have ample space and be comfortable to carry. This isn’t going to be …

Is Amazon the best place to shop for luggage?

  Jeff Bezos launched Amazon.com in 1994 as an online bookstore. Nearly a quarter of a decade later, Amazon has completely disrupted not only the book market but nearly every other market that contributes to the daily habits of modern households. You can buy appliances, clothing, technology, pantry staples, toiletries, and even takeout from your favorite restaurants on Amazon.com. The …

The Best Tumi Luggage for Travel

If you’ve ever used Tumi luggage, odds are good you’ll go back to them the next time you buy luggage for your travels. Tumi makes some of the most consistently well reviewed, durable, and high-quality luggage you can find, making them one of the top luxury luggage manufacturers out there. Of course, that luxury luggage comes at a luxury price. …