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Travel

  • These wheeled duffels have the space capacity of a suitcase but are lighter and easier to carry thanks to a retractable handle and carry handles. There is space to organize your stuff and keep clothing separate from other gear. The top picks also fall under 200 dollars, to keep your wallet heavy and your load gliding along in your new duffel.
    February 03, 2016
  • There is nothing like being the talk of the office. And what better way to turn heads then to carry a stylish new leather briefcase to your next meeting. Not only are leather briefcases durable, they exude classic, contemporary style. The best briefcase for today's busy professional will be large enough to carry the average sized laptop, durable enough to withstand frequent use, and have the compartments to transport the items needed most. Although these are the most important features to look for, you should also consider the durability of the buckles and clasps that will secure your valuables and the handles and straps you will use to carry the briefcase. If you are looking for the best leather briefcase, then prepare to spend a pretty penny. Leather has never been considered a cheap material. However, the briefcases chosen for this list made the cut due to their quality and durability. So, you will never regret the investment made.
    February 02, 2016
  • If you are a frequent flyer, then you probably know that having a great carry-on tote is critical to having access to the items you need most when flying.  Odds are, when you hear the word tote, you get an image of a women’s handbag or large purse.  However, there is a growing trend of unisex tote bags that fall within the luggage family.  These bags are designed with travel in mind.  So they are often larger, more durable, and more expensive than the tote bags that you usually see in department stores.  When you are looking for a great carry on tote, size is important, as well as overall design, durability, and multiple compartments.  You should know that a great carry on tote will not be cheap; but, it will make your travel life much easier.
    February 02, 2016
  • Garment bags don't have to weigh you down to be effective. While some people equate heavy leather or polyester with quality, that doesn't have to be the case. In today's market, thin nylon or fabric garment bags do a fine job of protecting suits and other fine clothes from wrinkling, and they don't cost nearly as much. These lightweight pieces of luggage have come a long way from the glorified dry-cleaning bags of the past. Most good, lightweight garment bags are just as durable as regular luggage, but easier to handle. The bags below have been chosen for their balance of price, practicality and quality.
    February 01, 2016
  • When traveling, many fliers like to avoid the trouble of checking in their baggage with the airlines. With the risk of it being lost or stolen, many travelers simply don’t want to deal with the concern or the hassle of waiting for it at baggage claim. If you are one of those that opts to travel with carry on luggage only, it’s important to know there are restrictions for the carry on luggage that you bring onto the plane with you. Here we’ve listed the best carry on luggage, which meet airline requirements and will help make your trip more enjoyable.
    October 29, 2014
  • Many US products require a transformer or converter abroad due to the voltage difference that countries operate on. Voltage converters are small, usually travel-sized and can be used on a variety of different electric items with heating devices such as hair dryers, curlers, irons, and radios. It’s always wise to first check the wattage of your appliance before using a voltage converter. One of the main things to consider in a travel voltage converter is its weight. You don’t want a heavy converter weighing your luggage down. I’ve complied a list of the top five voltage converters for your next trip.
    August 26, 2013
  • A luggage scale is a useful device for both at home and on the go. It’s intended to accurately weigh your luggage so you can avoid paying excess baggage fees at the airport. The good thing is these luggage scales are also lightweight and can be carried anywhere. For frequent travelers, this item is very useful and will save you from unnecessary baggage fees beforehand. I’ve created a list of the top five luggage scales based on capacity and overall accuracy of the scale.
    May 20, 2011
  • Tourists are often the targets of skilled pickpockets. If you’re traveling to a new area and want to be sure to keep your money and valuables safe, a money belt is a good investment. A money belt can be a pouch worn at the waist that holds documents, credit cards and money, or can be a literal belt that conceals cash with a zipper pocket. The best money belts are discreet and easy to remove quickly, when you need to access the money. They are slim, undetectable to thieves and will give you peace of mind while you enjoy your vacation.
    May 10, 2010