Before I traveled to BlogHer 2010, Lands End sent me a suitcase perfect for using as a carry on. I was in such a hurry that day that I was glad I only packed a carry on. I took a red eye into New York and landed with less than 30 minutes for my first event. I grabbed my bag, and caught a cab making it with time to spare.
Lands End sent me the 22” Carry On from their FlightWise Luggage Collection. It is light and very portable. You can squish quite a bit into it and it still won’t weight a ton because the suitcase itself only weighs 5 lbs. Most suitcases feel like they start out as a brick and it drives me crazy. Lands End accomplished this lightweight luggage by taking some of the very hard skeleton out that most suitcases have. This makes the Flight Wise luggage not as hard as other suitcases, but I’ve actually found this to be a good thing. Even though the Flight Wise 22 “ Carry On Upright is made to fit in almost all overhead compartments, the extra squishiness of the suitcase makes it easier squish into tight places.
The Flight Wise 22” Carry On is sure to be an airline surcharge stopper.
Fits all standard overhead storage
Rolling upright with padded laptop pocket
Telescoping handle slips completely inside bag
Tough, lightweight ballistic ripstop fabric
Two outside zip pockets, two inside
Handy Travel Kit meets all TSA guidelines
14"Wx8"Dx22"H. Weighs 5lbs., 12oz.
Land’s End made this suitcase in a few different fun colors so that finding your own suitcase amongst the masses would be that much easier. You know, if you decided to carry it on. You can also go even one step further with a monogram It! View all thread color options from Lands End. The Flight Wise 22” Carry On Upright retails for 169.
Thank you to Lands End for providing me with the suitcase for this review. I have used the luggage on three other different trips, which means this suitcase has seen at least six different airplanes and I’ve checked it once. So don’t worry about it holding up, it will hold up!