Carry-on luggage is a bag designed to be carried by hand. Often used in air or road travel, it is made with a large storage capacity, several internal compartments, and several external pockets for organizing personal items and equipment. It uses a sturdy handle that make carrying easier and more convenient.
Carry-on luggage comes in different sizes, shapes, designs, and styles. The more advanced and expensive models have built-in wheels for pushing and pulling them instead of carrying.
Types of Carry-on Luggage
Kinds of Carry-on Luggage include the following:
Handled carry-on luggage
Handled carry-on luggage is made with sturdy handles that allow carrying by hand or over the shoulder.
It has a rugged and durable structure that can hold many pieces of gear and equipment in varying weights and sizes.
It is made with hard sides.
Because handled carry-on luggage is lightweight, it is easy and convenient to carry.
It can be made of full-grain leather or nylon fabric.
It usually comes in a rectangular design when filled completely.
Wheeled carry-on luggage
Wheeled carry-on luggage has built-in wheels that can carry the entire weight of the bag for easy carrying and transport.
It has as solid, retractable handle for convenient and hassle-free pulling or pushing.
It has a small handle, allowing it to be carried by hand if the contents are light.
A wheeled carry-on luggage can be made of full-grain leather or nylon fabric.
Choosing Carry-on Luggage (Buying tips)
Waterproofing: Choose a waterproof carry-on luggage to prevent water from penetrating through it. Also, make sure the model you get comes with a waterproof compartment where you can store wet items.
External pockets: Look for a carry-on luggage with several external pockets for storing frequently accessed items such as plane tickets and other important documents.
ID tag: For easy bag identification, choose a carry-on luggage with an ID tag where you can write your name, address, telephone number, and other important information.