3 of the Best Suitcases for 2013

The best suitcase is lightweight and combines quality and versatility at a decent price. Here are my top 3 picks for 2013:

 

TravelPro Crew 9 Luggage 290x290TravelPro Crew Luggage

Overall: An excellent lightweight luggage value – great quality at a reasonable price.

Good for:  Business travelers, vacationers, occasional traveler and anyone ready to make an investment in luggage that lasts.  

Price Range:  from around $100 for the carry-on to just under $300 for the large suiter size.

Best Place to buy:  Amazon.com almost always has the best price

Read my full TravelPro Crew review

 

 

Briggs & Riley Transcend Luggage 306x306Briggs & Riley Transcend Luggage

Overall:  This is a top-notch bag – extreme quality and craftsmanship, thoughtful design, lifetime warranty(even for airline damage!) and classic good looks.

Good For: The discerning buyer who wants to invest in the best,  or would like to gift the best.

Price Range:  $200 to up to $600 (pricey but worth it)

Best Place to buy: Amazon.com has free shipping

Read my full Briggs & Riley 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 roll.

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

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

Best Place to Buy: Amazon.com

Read my full Delsey review