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The best luggage brands and suitcases to invest in for your 2024 holiday

Stylish and sturdy luggage is a must if you're going away

Best suitcase brands
Hollie Brotherton
Lifestyle & Commerce Senior Writer
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Planning your 2024 summer holiday? Whether it's a trip abroad, a staycation or just a weekend away, if you're travelling you'll want to be in the know about the best luggage to take with you.

Your suitcase or holdall is a place to keep your most important possessions, so security and practicality are a must. You likely want something lightweight but sturdy, and if you're anything like us, stylish.

If you're flying and have a suitcase going in the hold, it's also a good idea to invest in an AirTag - from £28 for UK customers and from $27 for US customers - so you can keep track of your things. Make sure your name and phone number are on your case to speed up its return and remember to pack plenty of essentials in your carry-on, too. We'd also recommend investing in some packing cubes to streamline your suitcase and make organising your things so much easier.

From classic suitcases to overnight bags and some very luxe designer luggage, we've found all of the best options with top reviews available to shop now for your next holiday.

The best luggage brands and suitcases at a glance

How we chose the best suitcases

  • Trusted brands: We've included brands which the HELLO! shopping team know and love. We're all avid travellers, so we're familiar with a wide range of suitcase types and models, and we've included the best in this edit.
  • Reviews: In the case where we couldn't personally test the suitcase ourselves, we've only included models which had a high number of positive reviews from verified shoppers
  • Variety: We wanted to cater for all types of travellers. Whether you're looking for luggage for a weekend trip or the best suitcase for big families, you'll find it here - including luxury and budget options.

The best luggage to shop for 2024

  • Antler Clifton Suitcase

    Antler suitcase

    The best luggage for durability

    • Capacity: 37 litres (cabin), 75 litres (medium) 121 litres (large)
    • Weight: 2.8kg (cabin), 3.9kg (medium), 5kg (large)
    • Material: Polycarbonate
    • Colours available: Taupe, Slate, Sycamore, Mineral, Black, Navy, Sage, Blush, Azure, Ochre, Poppy

    Antler's best-selling Clifton suitcases are renowned for being spacious, sturdy and stylish. They come complete with a twist handle, a TSA lock and they're all expandable. Make them your own with the optional personalised bag tag adorned with your initials.

  • Away Classic Suitcase

    Away suitcase

    The best luggage for extra features

    • Capacity: 38.9 (carry-on) 68.8 litres (medium), 99.2 litres (large)
    • Weight: 3.7 (carry-on) 4.8kg (medium), 5.6kg (large)
    • Material: Polycarbonate
    • Colours available: Black, Navy Blue, Coast Blue, Cloud Grey, Clay Pink, Salt White

    Cult American brand Away's suitcases are so popular thanks to their interior organisation, 360° spinner wheels and extra features like a laundry bag and removable battery to charge your phone up to four times. Available in a whole range of colours and sizes, they're all fully expandable.

  • M&S Amalfi Suitcase

    Amalfi suitcase

    The trending luggage

    • Capacity: 30 litres (cabin), 55 litres (medium), 88 litres (large)
    • Weight: 30g (cabin), 55g (medium), 88g (large)
    • Material: Plastic
    • Colours Available: Dust Pink, Yellow, Charcoal, Blue, Sage Green

    Marks & Spencer's new Amalfi suitcases are trending thanks to their high quality and low price point. As well as coming in a whole range of colours, they have all of the practical features you need. Expect internal packing straps, a zip-around divider, internal pockets, four double-wheels, and a retractable pull handle. They also comes with a 10-year guarantee, which is great for your peace of mind.

  • Nere Caype Suitcase

    Nere Luggage

    The best luggage for style

    • Capacity: 65.5 litres
    • Weight: 3.9kg 
    • Material: ABS Material
    • Colours available: Sand or Blush

    The chicest suitcases come courtesy of Australian luggage brand Nere. We love the blush-style design with gold trim, which is also very easy to spot on the airport carousel. This eight-wheel suitcase features a TSA combination lock, ergonomic adjustable pull handle and plenty of internal zipped pockets. There's various sizes available in the design, including a 55cm and 75cm sizes.

  • Amazon Basics Hardside Luggage

    Amazon suitcase

    The luggage with the most five-star reviews

    • Capacity: 39 litres (cabin), 69 litres (medium), 105 litres (large)
    • Weight: 3.31kg (cabin), 4.26kg (medium), 5.35kg (large)
    • Material: ABS material
    • Colours Available: Black, Light Blue, Navy Blue, Orange

    If you’re in the market for a budget option, Amazon Basics Hardside Suitcase is excellent, and it has the reviews to back it up - over 42k positive ratings, and counting. It has a protective hard shell and is made of extra-thick ABS for greater strength and durability. There’a a fully-lined interior with 3 zippered pockets to make organising your belongings easier - plus it’s expandable up to 15% an has four double spinner wheels.

  • American Tourister - Bon Air - Spinner Suitcase

    American Tourister - Bon Air - Spinner

    The best luggage for vibrant colours

    • Capacity: 31.5 litres (cabin), 55.5 litres (medium), 91 litres (large)
    • Weight: 2.5kg (cabin), 3.4kg (medium), 4.2kg (large)
    • Material: 100 percent polypropylene
    • Colours Available: Black, Pink, Navy Blue, Senport Blue, Red, Tangerine Orange, Light Yellow, Turquoise.

    If you're someone who likes bright luggage, then you'll be pleased to know that American Tourister's Bon Air suitcase comes in a rainbow of vibrant hues. It has over 12k positive reviews on Amazon, with shoppers loving it for being sturdy, super durable and strong and easy to manoeuvre.

  • John Lewis Anyday Girona Cabin Case

    John Lewis suitcase

    The best luggage for affordability

    • Capacity: 35 litres (cabin size)
    • Weight: 2.6kg (cabin size)
    • Material: Polycarbonate
    • Colours available: Black, Grey, Navy, Red

    This very affordable suitcase from John Lewis is a bestseller and has over 350 five-star reviews. It has a durable ABS hardshell, a TSA lock located on the side and elastic compression straps inside to keep your essentials secure.

  • it Luggage Lykke suitcase

    it Luggage Lykke suitcase

    The eco-friendly suitcase option

    • Capacity: 44 litres (cabin), 92 litres (medium), 130 litres (large)
    • Weight: 2.31kg (cabin), 2.79kg (medium), 3.11kg (large)
    • Material: Polyester fabric
    • Colours Available: Black, Intense Rust

    Surprisingly affordable, it Luggage are emerging as one of the most-searched suitcase brands online today. Their Lykke suitcase is a great sustainable option, since it’s made from fabric originating from PET single use plastic bottles. In addition, it has lots of great features - an expander section for holiday shopping, a TSA lock for security, an 8-wheel spinner system, and a 10-year warranty.

  • Samsonite Upscape Hardshell Suitcase

    Samsonite suitcase

    The best luggage for space

    • Capacity: 39 litres (cabin), 75 litres (medium), 104 litres (large)
    • Weight: 2.3kg (cabin), 3kg (medium), 3.4kg (large)
    • Material: Polypropylene
    • Colours available: Black, Dark Blue, Khaki

    Samonite's Upscape suitcase is so spacious but still super lightweight - the cabin size is just 2.3kg. Fully expandable, it also features a TSA lock and a washable interior with zipped sections and packing straps to keep everything exactly where you want it. Multiple reviews say it's very easy to manoeuvre.

  • Stubble & Co Weekender XL

    Stubble & Co bag

    The best luggage for a weekend away

    • Size: 61cm x 35cm x 29cm
    • Weight: 1.7kg
    • Capacity: 60L
    • Material: Canvas 
    • Colours available: Black, Olive & Navy

    Both practical and chic, Stubble & Co's Weekender XL is ideal if you're going away sans suitcase but don't necessarily want to pack light. It's made from durable, water-resistant canvas with a premium leather handle and features secure internal pockets and an easy-access outer pocket. Lightweight and roomy, it's the perfect companion for a weekend getaway.

  • RIMOWA Original Aluminium Suitcase

    Rimowa suitcase

    The best luggage for lasting a lifetime

    • Capacity: 31 litres (small cabin), 35 litres (cabin), 49 litres (cabin plus), 60 litres (medium), 86 litres (large), 105 litres (trunk plus)
    • Weight: 4.2kg (small cabin), 4.3kg (cabin), 4.7kg (cabin plus), 5.4kg (medium), 6.2kg (large), 6.4kg (trunk plus)
    • Material: Aluminium
    • Colours available: Titanium, Silver, Black, Arctic Blue

    If you want to invest in some luggage that will stand the test of time, go for the RIMOWA Original suitcase. Made from the highest quality anodised aluminium, it's seriously robust. Also featuring easy to move noise-reducing wheels and a sturdy extendable handle, it's built for a lifetime of use.

  • Globe-Trotter Centenar Suitcase


    The best luggage for luxury

    • Size: 70cm x 47cm x 25cm
    • Weight: 5.7kg
    • Material: Canvas and leather
    • Colours available: Ivory, Brown, Black

    Be the most stylish person in the airport with Globe-Trotters Centenary suitcase. Both luxe and practical, it features the iconic leather trims that were created using a time-honoured process, taking five days to complete. Lined with water-resistant material, it secures with carbon steel locks and is set on 360-degree rotating wheels.