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The best hand luggage for your mini-breaks: From Amazon, John Lewis and more

We've found the best suitcases, duffel bags and more for your travels...

Megan Bull

Planning a staycation? So you've booked your tickets and marked your calendars and now the next step is to get packing. Whether you're heading to the coast for a weekend away or embarking on a city break with loved ones, it's always good to pack light. We've rounded up the best hand luggage for your travels, so you can make the process as easy and as stress-free as possible. Step out with the chicest carry-on suitcases and duffel bags from Amazon, John Lewis and more. 

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Best carry-on suitcases

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Kono 55cm Hard Shell Cabin Case, £43.99, Amazon

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Ideal for staycations lasting between 3-5 days, this hardshell suitcase is specially designed to fit into airplane cabins. 

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COOLIFE Lightweight 55cm Hard Shell Suitcase, £39.90, Amazon

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Available in a variety of different colours, this lightweight case retails at an affordable £39.90. Plus it comes with a TSA-accepted combination lock to keep your belongings safe. 

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Retro Suitcase, £42.99, Amazon

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Giving off major vintage vibes, Amazon's retro 'trunk' style suitcase includes a 3-digit combination barrel padlock to lock the zips together for added security.

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 Cannes 53cm Cabin Case, £39, John Lewis

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This unisex case features two external pockets for keeping essentials like passports, boarding passes, phones and tablets close by while you're on the go. 

Best duffel bags

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Yellow Duffel Bag, £19, Glossier

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Say hello to summer with Glossier's sunshine yellow duffel bag. 

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Purple Duffel Bag, £10.99, Amazon

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An all-rounder, this multifunctional bag can be used for your weekend travels, and afterwards for the gym. 

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Canvas Travel Bag, £30.99, Amazon

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Heading off on a coastal retreat? Be that extra and opt for a nautical bag. 

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Lightweight Duffel Bag, £16.99, Amazon

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This lightweight duffel bag fits 90% of airline cabin restrictions and at £13.99 it's a total bargain!

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Travel Duffel Bag, £22.99, Amazon

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Shop Amazon's overnight bag in a variety of stylish shades, including pastel pink, blue, green or grey. It's also crafted from water-resistant nylon fabric material which will keep your belongings dry. 

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PARAVEL Cream Duffel Bag, £325, Matches Fashion

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Travel – but make it fashion. Paravel's 'Main Line' duffel is seriously chic thanks to its contrasting leather trims. 

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Ted Baker Duffel Bag, £235, John Lewis

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Pretty and practical, Ted Baker's holdall can be carried comfortably in hand or pulled along on its two smooth wheels.

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