hoosing between different types of luggage can be challenging. Should you go for a duffle bag? Wheeled luggage? A Spinner with two or four wheels? A trunk? Soft or hard sided luggage? The questions can go on and on. Each one of us at the Urban Wayfarer, own a spinner. And me personally, I’ve traveled with spinner luggage my entire life.
Since I was little, I’ve always traveled with wheeled luggage. These bags are the easiest to travel with, especially if you are traveling abroad or with heavy items. Wheeled luggage might not be your first choice, but, you might want to consider one.
We are firm believers that these cases are some of the best accessories on the market. Since wheeled luggage might not be top of mind, we would like to present our case for spinner luggage.
“Spinners” sounds like a fancy term, but its just a specific way to refer to 4-wheeled suitcases.
We love wheeled luggage and here’s why!
Lighten Your Load
Spinner Luggage Will Save
These cases allow you to keep your luggage items off of your back and carry a heavy load with ease. For those with back or rotator cuff issues look to spinners to support you. With their four rather than two wheels, spinners are the easiest to travel with.
Ease of Navigation
Most trips include two or more types of travel. Wheeled luggage allows you to carry, push, or wheel your items without too much effort.
In crowded streets, spinners navigate well over bumps and around people.
When you invest in a solid case, you will find that your case will stay balanced and keep you stress-free.
The higher the quality your luggage is, the easier it tends to be to navigate. High-end brands invest in engineering and wheel quality is a top priority.
If you have ever tried to manage international travel with duffle, you will know what a blessing well balanced and easy to navigate luggage is!
Having four rather than just two wheels stabilizes your suitcase by distributing weight evenly.
You can bring more:
Spinners allow you to carry more items, easily. Wheeled luggage means you don’t have to worry about how much you can physically carry.
Premium brands are also becoming more innovative with their luggage designs. So now even hardside cases offer easy access to your important travel items.
Many brands like Rimowa offer hybrid luggage where hard cases include soft pockets.
Wheeled luggage also more interior organization than other types of luggage.
Hello, dividers, straps, garment bags, pockets and more!
Looks New for Longer
Spinner luggage takes less of a beating:
By comparison with other types of carry-on and checked luggage. Spinner suitcases are some of the most durable. If you are using your wheeled luggage as a carry on you will find that you are less likely to drop and bang your case. This means your case will last longer than a duffle bag or backpack.
Keep Looking Good
The stability wheeled luggage offers lets you can stack extra items on top of your case.
It goes without saying that travel can make you sticky and sweaty. With wheeled
Spinner’s four wheels
Okay so, we’re not blind to the drawbacks of Spinners. Our main complaint with wheeled luggage is that not all models are created equal.
Some companies skimp on luggage construction to cut costs.
All of our other gripes with wheeled luggage stem from that main issue.
Be sure to check to buyer reviews to ensure that the luggage you are considering is accurately measured.
Typically if there is an issue with a bag’s measurement it’s because the wheels or handle isn’t included.
Also you should be aware that some brands measure their cases with volume rather than length.
We do our best to make note of size differences and let you know if we find any.
Once you enter the 200$ range of products, you will find higher quality luggage made by brands with robust warranties.
From here once you reach higher price ranges you can find luggage that won’t just protect your items, but last you for decades and look good.
Let us know what you think of Spinner luggage. We always want to hear what readers think!
Just because we are fond this luggage doesn’t mean that you have to be.
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To avoid picking the wrong bag, here are a few tips to help you find top quality wheeled luggage:
- Quality Materials
- A Thoughtful Design
- A Comprehensive Warranty
- Superior Craftsmanship
- Accurate Size Measurements
Check out our: Top Secrets to Pick the Perfect Luggage article to learn exactly what to look for!
Sometimes it takes some Cash:
While it’s possible to find an outstanding deal, for the most part, you do need to spend a bit.
We see travel accessories as an investment in our work and personal lives.
Although it isn’t always easy to spend some money on quality luggage, but it’s worth it.
If you are debating how much to spend, check out the Cheap vs Expensive Luggage guide.
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