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The Types of Travel Luggage

By chris vorelli

Whether you are traveling across the country, or you are only going on an overnight stay, you will most likely bring along some kind of luggage. Not only is luggage traditionally used to transport clothing, it can also come in handy when you are participating in an outdoor sport or any kind of recreation. Even a student will need to use a backpack, which is also considered luggage. So, as you can see, luggage is an essential part of travel and there are hundreds upon hundreds of choices to make!

There are many different types of luggage, including: briefcases, computer cases, carry-ons, garment bags, garment carriers, kids luggage, totes, backpacks, duffel bags, motorcycle luggage and handbags. Each piece offers its own unique features and uses. Every bag/case is available in many materials, sizes, colors, shapes and prices. No matter what the purpose for your luggage will be, there is no shortage of options for you to pick and choose between!

Luggage is made by a number of manufacturers, including: Samsonite (, Travelpro, Tumi, Ace, Ameribag, Briggs & Riley, Hartmann, Olympia and Zero Halliburton. You can find most pieces offered in a wide variety of materials, including: leather, suede, denim, nylon and even metal. These materials vary in purpose and benefits; you can even score some luggage that is waterproof, if youíre finally going on that scuba trip!

The luggage pieces have features that will vary, depending on the type of bag/case you prefer. A brief/computer case will most likely include many compartments and pockets for ample storage. Carry-ons are usually smaller in size so that they can be easily stored under a seat when traveling. Garment bags/carriers will make it easy to pack those dresses and suits right on the hangers! A tote is probably the most popular luggage piece and it is perfect for those last minute must haves while you are away! Backpacks and duffel bags are more convenient for those that are students or donít stay in place for very long.

While you are making sure you have the luggage that is best for your traveling needs, donít forget about the accessories you may also need. There are many accessories that are used while traveling, including: adapters, surge protectors, toiletry kits, travel pillows, water bottles and luggage carts. No matter where you are going, for however long you will be there, you can feel confidant in the fact that when it comes to luggage, there is something for everyone on your list!

About the author:
Chris Vorelli is a freelance writer, providing articles and info on where to
buy designer luggage,
carrying cases
canvas tote bags
. Top names include, Samsonite
, Delsey, Travelpro and Atlantic luggage

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