The Top-Reviewed & Best Travel Bags — From Cosmetics Cases To Carry-Ons

Pre-pandemic, we spent the majority of our lives in transit (daily commutes, weekend trips, full-on international stays, what have you). No matter the length of our journeys, there was one item we relied on to help get from Point A to Point B and maybe even to Point Z: a handy-dandy carryall, tote, or suitcase designed specifically for travel. And with far-flung destinations becoming safer and more accessible, it’s totally acceptable to celebrate with a new and improved handbag companion. We’re feeling the wanderlust ourselves — so we couldn’t resist the urge to round up the best travel bags on the market.
We’re scoped out only the top-rated workhorse totes, roomy weekenders, hard-case carry-ons, and utility duffels that are tried, tested, and customer-approved to withstand the wear and tear of hoofing it around town (or, in some cases, the globe). Scroll on to shop the best, highest-reviewed travel bags from every category — starting small at highly-coveted cosmetics bags and going big with extra-large hard-side rollers.
Welcome to Hype Machine, our hit-list of the top reviewed products across the web — according to a crowd of die-hard shoppers. Call this your 4-star & up only club, with entry granted by our devoted-to-the-goods shop editors.
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