You know what they say about the family that travels together? Well, ah no, neither do I, but family travel is all about making memories. Time to instill some responsibility and set the tone for fun on the family journey by having them pack all their things in a suitcase they can call their own.
Check out some cool, fun and durable selections of kids’ suitcases that are as unique as the child who packed it.
Freddie the Fire Truck
The Freddie the Fire Truck suitcase is one of many styles you can choose from at Trunki, a UK company that produces boredom busting travel products for kids. This ride-on suitcase has super bright colors of red, yellow and blue, and comes complete with a helmet and axe. Other styles include bumble bees, princess carriages and lady bugs.
Seoul Hard-Sided Suitcase
Traveling is great but can quickly wear out luggage. To combat the baggage carousel and car roof luggage eaters, a big thumbs up goes to these hard shell suitcases that keep your belongings secure. The brightly colored Seoul Hard-Sided Suitcase is lightweight, ultra durable and designed with impact resistant Polypropylene that allows the material to just “pop” back into place.
American Tourister 2-piece set
You don’t have to travel to the cold climates to enjoy the American Tourister 2-piece set that includes the wheeled upright and matching backpack. Both pieces are super-light and are surprisingly durable!
Short trips, long trips or just a sleepover, this uber-cool set from Rockland features a retractable handle, EZ-Roll wheels, comfort grip handle, stability bars at the bottom to avoid tilting, and locks and keys. The pink dots make it fun and easily identifiable on the baggage carousel!
Mackenzie rolling duffels
The [little] man in the house will enjoy these camo-chic Mackenzie rolling duffels by Pottery Barn Kids. The bags are very roomy and designed to last with a shell woven of tough 600-denier polyester that includes a moisture-resistant coating inside. Not only are these perfect for those weekend getaways for the boys, with this material, these bags can also be used by the weekend warrior sporting types!
When choosing a suitcase for your kids, be sure to take into consideration who will actually be carrying it so that you know they are able to handle it all the way to your family’s destination. Happy traveling!
More on family travel
How to be a good house-guest when traveling with kids
SheKnows.com gives you a few tips on how to make traveling with kids just as enjoyable for your host as it is for you!