When you travel for business, you always want to carry-on your bag if possible. Checking bags can take valuable time out of your busy work schedule. However, not all carry-on bags are built the same. When you are a frequent traveler you need something that is roomy, sturdy and offers a variety of business-specific features.
Here are our top picks for carry-on luggage for the smart business traveler:
The Travelpro Platinum Magna is a great all-around bag for the business traveler. The wheels are designed so it will not tip over, even when rushing through the airport to get between gates. It has a built-in garment folder to help protect your business attire from wrinkles to keep you looking fresh for all your meetings.
Raden is a great pick for anyone looking for “smart” luggage. It has a built-in USB battery pack, luggage scale, and a tracking system. So you can charge your battery, meet airline requirements, and never worry about losing your valuables with this clever bag. The bag is surprisingly roomy and extremely convenient for the professional who takes constant business trips.
The Biaggi Contempo is a collapsible bag that is perfect if you are looking for something easy to store that doesn’t take up much room. Even though it’s collapsible, it’s actually an incredibly sturdy piece of luggage that will protect all your valuables. The Contempo also has fold wheels for 360° spinning to help you navigate busy airports. We definitely recommend this carry-on bag for anyone living in a large city.
The Rimowa Salsa Air is probably one of the most stylish hard case carry-on bags on the market. Its sleek design comes in a variety of colors and has a single, telescoping handle that locks into any height position. The Salsa Air also has four-sided wheels that provide 360° spinning to navigate any airport. This is a great bag for anyone looking for a bag compatible with their height that they can still maneuver easily. It’s also great for the fashionistas looking for both style and function.
The Genius pack is perfect for people who absolutely love organization and people who desperately need organization to help them make sure they’ve pack all the essential. This bag has labeled pockets to help make sure you never forget anything ever again. It also has a “laundry chute” to keep your clean and dirty clothes separate. Plus, it has a built-in battery pack for charging and a small speaker so you can listen to the news or enjoy some tunes during your travels. All around it’s clear why this bag is called the Genius Pack. It solves some of the most common traveling problems and has a bunch of features everyone would enjoy.
The Briggs and Riley Commuter Expandable Upright is a great option for people who may have to take materials home with them after a meeting. The expandable pockets ensure this piece of luggage meets carry-on requirements by using a compression system that gives you 33% more room. This is a fantastic option for anyone who’s ever had to pack and repack their bags at the end of a trip to fit all their materials in.
The INCASE Eo Hardshell Roller is a great pick for anyone who has to bring their laptop but doesn’t want to carry it in a separate bag. The INCASE Eo has pockets for both a laptop and a tablet and extra pockets for storing accessories like charging cords and adapters. The hardshell polycarbonate case will protect your expensive electronics and the easy access pocket will make pulling out your laptop at breeze at security checkpoints.
All of these carry-on options can make business traveling a breeze. Another great option to make sure that you always have what you need is to stay at a great hotel. Quality hotels always have a range of supplies from toothpaste to phone charging cables to work out clothing. So to make your business travels go as smoothly as possible, grab one of these great carry-ons and book a high-quality hotel.