Psst: Amazon’s Most Popular Carry-On Is On Sale Right Now — For Under $100

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We spend a lot of time perusing the digital shelves of Amazon for, ahem, work reasons — and whenever we find ourselves conducting research on travel accessories, one item always comes up front and center.
With over 13,000 five-star reviews and certified Amazon travel bestseller status, the SwissGear Sion Softside Expandable Roller dominates search results on the platform for all things luggage-related. And right now, there's a blink-and-you'll-miss-it deal on the carry-on version. The bag is currently on sale for just over $95, with the deal available on a wide range of colorways, including dark gray, blue, and deep burgundy.
Don't get us wrong: good Amazon luggage deals do come around every so often, but the reason we're so enamored with this one has to do with the sheer amount of adulation the marked-down luggage in question has received in the review section: It has 4.5 stars out of 5 in over 17,000 global ratings, over 75% of them five-star ones. Many users sing praises for the robust fabric, the adjustable depth, and the two roomy exterior pockets. Several reviews also call out how the padded ergonomic handles are a feature you'd expect from a much more expensive bag. The positive buzz doesn't end there.
The most interesting thing that jumped out about the SwissGear Sion Carry-On was how it comes highly recommended by pilots and flight attendants. I counted a handful of reviews from aviation professionals expressing how much they rely on this piece of luggage when traveling for work. "My husband is a corporate pilot and has to travel light," writes Angela, an Amazon user. "I can pack a week's worth of cloths and still have room."

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Pamela, a flight attendant and Amazon user, says this is her top choice for a carry-on, due to how well "it fits in the overhead bin space" and has a very smooth roll. Since these people pretty much fly around for a living and presumably have a trained eye for durable luggage, their glowing endorsement definitely counts for a lot.
If you're in the market for some new rolling luggage that's functional and affordable, this under $100 carry-on is a clear winner — with #1 Amazon bestseller crown to show for it. SwissGear has also put the large check-in roller on sale if you're looking to score another luggage deal before vacation season officially starts.

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