Traveler´s Choice Luggage Review

I´ll be the first to say it- I like to travel in style. I´m still waiting on the days where ¨traveling in style¨means flying in my private jet, but for now I´m content with simply having aesthetically pleasing and good quality luggage. 

It was December when I found out I would be going abroad for the summer for an internship program, which was perfect timing, because I got several travel related gifts, one of those being a gorgeous three piece luggage set from Traveler´s choice (shout out to my amazing older brother)

My older brother´s gift giving style involved me sending him a link to what I wanted, and then him telling me that he´d found something better (this is typical Jon Bell behavior). But I´m grateful, because while I was thinking purely style, he was thinking style, functionality, and reliability, which resulted in my owning a really great set of suitcases. 

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 Not pictured here: The third medium sized suitcase

Not pictured here: The third medium sized suitcase

This is the Traveler’s Choice Sedona 8-Wheels Polycarbonate Hardside Expandable Spinner 3-Piece Luggage Set, Red. We elected to purchase my particular set off of Amazon in the interest of getting 2-day shipping, but it is of course available on their website as well. 

We chose red because it was different. Most luggage is black or grey. A bright red like this stands out which makes it easier to collect from the baggage claim, and can also dissuade luggage thieves. I´m not a luggage thief, but if I were I wouldn´t steal something so conspicuous. 

In addition to not really being a desirable color to steal, this set also has locks on the zippers, which is an amazing feature. 

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It did take me a little bit of finessing to figure out how the locks worked, buuuuuut I also could have just read the very detailed instructions :) 

Because I don´t do as much traveling as I would like, I was extremely behind the curve on luggage technology.  My last suitcase before this was pretty basic and did not have, what is perhaps my favorite feature of these suitcases; wheels that roll in any direction.  While this is not necessarily a must for luggage, when I was running down 44th Avenue in NYC trying to catch the shuttle to the airport, I was really grateful for easing rolling luggage. 

 

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Each suitcase also has zip up dividers on the inside, and are expandable for when you just have to fit those last twenty items into your suitcase. 

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I knew that they looked nice when they first arrived, there was no question about that, but now that they´ve been broken in a little bit, I can definitely say that this Traveler´s Choice set was a great choice. Not only for style, but reliability and quality. My only lament is that the exterior can get a damaged a little easier than fabric suitcases. The baggage claim system was a little rough on my larger piece and as a result it has a few barely detectable scratches on it. With that being said, I am still very pleased with these suitcases and give them a solid nine out of ten.  

 

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