Are you getting ready to travel soon? Things can get quite exciting from booking your flight to reserving your accommodation and writing down your itinerary. There’s one very important thing that you should never forget though – your luggage. Your luggage can truly make or break your trip. If you luggage is easy to carry and can keep your things and valuables secure and protected, then expect a hassle-free trip. If one of the wheels on your luggage breaks or if all your clothes got wet after running for cover when it started to rain, expect being in a bad mood for quite some time.

So if you’re currently shopping for the best travel luggage set, here are some characteristics that you should be looking for.

1. Set inclusions

Luggage Set ReviewsDepending on where you’re going, you will probably need just one bag or a full set. At Luggage on Tour you can find two, three, four, five or even more bags in a luggage set and if you frequently travel and you’re gone for weeks or months at a time, then you need the larger luggage sets. If you rarely leave and if you do, you’re gone only for a weekend or an entire week max, then you can probably settle with a two or three-piece luggage set. Make sure that the set includes cabin luggage or even a tote or backpack that you can hand carry.

2. Luggage size

The bags should be spacious enough to contain all the items you need for your trip. The size of larger bags usually varies but it is especially important to ensure that you have the right size according to airline standards for the carry-on luggage. There might be times when you can already fit all your valuables into your carry-on luggage and to save on excess baggage fees, and so you won’t have to check-in any of your bags anymore, the carry-on luggage should be able to fit in the airplane compartment – and most definitely, it should follow the size requirement that’s allowed by the airline you’re flying with.

3. Style or design

Style is very important too. If you intend to use the same luggage set for the next few years or so, it is best to choose a simple and classic style so that the design remains timeless. It is best to choose darker colors too so that the luggage won’t look dirty after only a few trips. This is where you can decide as well whether you want a spinner set or luggage with just two wheels. Spinners are usually more convenient to bring and navigate especially through crowded airports and narrow airplane aisles.

4. Durability

Durability is such a very important factor that you must not take for granted. A luggage set should be able to last for years of travel. From the fabric or material used for the bags to the wheels and handles, your luggage must be tough and durable enough to last through all kinds of travelling conditions. Being waterproof, scratch-proof and having anti-theft features are great bonuses too.