Best Lightweight Luggage – 2013

Lightweight luggage is a must-have these days – not only to avoid airline fees, but for your own travel comfort as well. Here are my best lightweight luggage picks for 2013:


TravelPro Maxlite 2 Lightweight Luggage - 290x290TravelPro Maxlite 2 Luggage

Overall: An excellent luggage value – great quality, super-lightweight, reasonable price.

Good for:  Business travelers, vacationers, occasional travelers, gift-givers – anyone!

Price Range:  from less than $100 for the carry-on to just under $200 for the checked-bag sizes .

Best Place to buy: usually has the best prices

Read my full Maxlite 2 review


Samsonite Silhouette SPHERE luggage in blue - 290x290Samsonite Silhouette Luggage

Overall:  Samsonite’s flagship collection is lightweight, durable and packed with good features

Good For: Young & old, Business or pleasure, gift-givers – just about anyone

Price Range:  $100 to the high-200’s, depending on size and features

Best Place to buy:

Read my full Samsonite Silhouette review


Delsey Helium Shadow Luggage 306x306Delsey Helium Shadow Luggage

Overall:  Lightweight, durable and reasonably-priced hardside luggage.  Nice colors, spinner wheels make this bag easy to like.

Good For:  Anyone, really that’s looking for good quality with a middle-of-the-pack price tag

Price Range:  $80 – $180, depending on size

Best Place to Buy:

Read my full Delsey Helium review