Why people love it
  • Lightweight and roomy
  • Fantastic color choices
  • Rolls smoothly and turns effortlessly
Cons

The telescopic handle isn’t terrible sturdy and we would love to take a pound off the weight.

Details

If you need a bag that you never have to gate check and still holds everything you need, this is likely to the one for you. It easily fits within regulations and yet, it is expandable so you can check it on the way back if needed.

The spinner wheels are useful for casual travel, though the telescopic handle could be easier to deal with. Besides being affordable (well, for luggage anyhow), you can pick just about any color you want. Now, it’s not feature-rich, but we could easily tuck this into the value-for-money category.

Durability and construction: The exterior is made of ABS plastic. (So that’s where the abs comes into play in the product name!) ABS stands for Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene…yes, we’re sticking to ABS rather than the long name.

Design: Hard-case wheeler

Dimensions: This carry on measures 20” x 13” x 9” – that’s a little less than the airline restrictions of 22” x 14” x 9”. That means you should never have to gate check your bag unless you feel like it. You probably won’t feel like it though as it will easily tuck into the overhead bins.

Weight: We wish the compact size carried over into a lighter weight, but it’s not terrible at 7 pounds 8 ounces…it’s just that we yearn for a compact, solid bag that weighs about 6 ounces.

Pockets and storage: There aren’t any exterior pockets and you won’t find much in the way of interior pockets either; there’s a small one that’s big enough for a few small items.

Handles and wheels: We love the multi-directional spinner wheels. The aluminum telescopic handle is acceptable (but not the best), although the grab handles are strong.

Security: There’s nothing integrated, but you should never need to check your bag, so you should be alright.

Colors available: Basically, you can pick any color your heart desires. Choose between turquoise, black, blue, silver, pink, orange, red, carbon, champagne, bronze, lime, agenta, blackwave, goldwave, purplewave, redwave, silverwave, brown, charcoal, fiber, green, grey, mint, navy , sterling, and violet. Different colors do carry different prices, however.

Price and warranty: The MSRP is $120, which is already rather good for the quality. But, you will pay a little closer to $60 or $80 – depending on the color you choose. You get a 3-year warranty for that price.

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