Whether you're schlepping around a carry-on, midsize option, or massive, soon-to-be-checked bag, there's no sense in carrying any more weight than you have to. With hardy, handsome design that comes in well under 10-pounds, these suitcases make it easy to avoid overweight fees without skimping on style.
Rimowa Salsa Air Ultralight Cabin 22-Inch
Weight: 4.2 lbs
Despite its lightweight design, the Rimowa Salsa Air features a durable polycarbonate exterior, TSA-approved combination lock, and easy-to-maneuver 360-degree spinner wheels.
Tumi V3 26-Inch Expandable Case
Weight: 6.4 lbs
The V3 is the lightest in Tumi's hardside collection. The streamlined, durable design is nearly damage proof and offers an integrated TSA lock, three-stage telescoping handle, and access to Tumi Tracer—a complimentary program in which Tumi owners can register their contact info and 20-digit product number with the company's database should they ever need help recovering their lost or stolen luggage.
CALPAK Astyll 22-Inch
Herschel Supply Co. Trade 20-Inch
Weight: 5.9 lbs
In a sea of black 360 spinners, Herschel's ash rose carry-on is an easy find at the baggage claim. But aside from its trendy color—and signature striped lining—the bag also features tough polycarbonate construction, a telescoping handle, full-rotation wheels, and adjustable garment straps to keep all your things in order. `
Weight: 8.4 lbs
Raden made a real case for stylish, tech-friendly luggage when it came out in 2016. Their streamlined A22 carry-on comes with a minimalist polycarbonate shell, an ergonomic handle that doubles as a scale, two built-in USB charging ports, Bluetooth tracking technology, a TSA-approved lock, and 360-degree wheels for easy rolling.
Bric's Bellagio 2.0 27-Inch Spinner
Weight: 8.8 lbs
At less than 9 pounds, this 27-inch spinner falls in the ultra-lightweight category. The Bellagio comes with all the regular bells and whistles: water-repellent zip closures, TSA-approved locks, and telescoping pull handle as well as design-savvy details like Tuscan leather trim.
Victorinox Swiss Army Lexicon Frequent Flyer 22-Inch
Weight: 6.8 lbs
This smart carry-on may be light, but its tough polycarbonate exterior was built to withstand years of wheeling down airport concourses. The design includes an exterior pocket for laptops up to 17 inches, TSA-approved locks, a three-level locking handle, and a dedicated compartment for a power pack which can be hooked up to the bag's exterior USB port.
Brookstone DASH 22-Inch Expandable Carry-On
Weight: 6.6 lbs
Brookstone's DASH lands our list for both its lightweight design and wallet-friendly price tag. At less than $100, the carry-on is a steal. Especially when you account for the fact that it shares the same features as pricier options on the market, that is—360-degree multi-directional spinner wheels, a durable hard exterior, and interior straps and zippered panels for ultimate organization.
Away The Bigger Carry-On, 22-Inch
Weight: 7.3 lbs
The latest—and most craze-inducing—smart luggage on the market, Away's tech-friendly and seriously stylish 360 spinner is equipped with a built-in USB charger, TSA-approved lock, and scratch resistant exterior. While its design and specs speak for themselves, it also doesn't hurt that it weighs in under 8 pounds.
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CALPAK Tustin 19-Inch Carry-On
Weight: 7.1 lbs
CALPAK's Tustin may be a few pounds heavier than other lightweight carry-ons, but the roller is an absolute delight to look at. Of course, more than just what meets the eye, the bag also has an expandable main compartment (up to two extra inches), a mounted TSA combination lock, and eight dual spinner wheels which provide 360-degree mobility.