6 durable checked and carry-on rolling suitcases for discerning globetrotters

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When you’re hauling your earthly possessions on a trip with multiple destinations, you’re going to want to globetrot with ease. Cue: rolling luggage.

While traditional trunks and duffels have their own merits, they do not boast the convenience and manoeuvrability of included wheels.

With durability and design in mind, we’ve curated an edit of some of the best checked rolling luggage and carryon rolling luggage to invest in before setting off on your voyage.

From an Italian-made Gucci trolley to a vegan leather recycled suitcase, read on for our top picks to wheel around the airport.

Luxe checked rolling luggage to invest in

Gucci Savoy medium trolley, $5100, Gucci

Made in Italy, this Gucci medium suitcase features the fashionhouse’s iconic beige and ebony GG Supreme canvas, brown leather trim and antique gold-toned hardware. Buon viaggio.

Key features:

  • Green and red Web

  • Cotton linen lining

  • Four 360° wheels

  • Detachable identification tag and key holder

  • Exterior pocket with zipper closure

  • Interior zip compartment and one compartment with two elastic straps

  • Retractable leather and telescopic top handles and one side handle

  • Double zip around closure with lock


PARAVEL Aviator Grand vegan leather-trimmed recycled-hardshell suitcase, $596.22, NET-A-PORTER

Made from Paravel’s signature recycled polycarbonate and trimmed with vegan leather, this rolling suitcase is a dapper jet-setting accessory.

Key features:

  • Interior made from post-consumer upcycled water bottles

  • Aircraft-grade aluminium handle

  • 360° rotating wheels

  • Combination lock fastenings

  • Two-way zip fastenings along top and sides

  • Comes with a dust bag


Aidan The Signature Series ‘M’ case, $845 at THE ICONIC

Patented and designed in New York, Aidan’s The Signature M case is as practical as it is stylish for long sojourns with its push-and-release braking system.

Key features:

  • TSA lock

  • Polycarbonate shell

  • Aluminium framing

  • Japanese Hinomoto Run-Silent wheels

  • Built-in compression pad system


Luxe carryon rolling luggage to invest in

Clifton cabin bag suitcase, $299, Antler

From 1914-established British brand Antler comes this polycarbonate cabin suitcase that is hand-finished with meticulous care.

Key features:

  • Weight 2.9kg

  • Comes in 12 colourways

  • Innovative, twist-grip handle

  • TSA combination lock

  • Lifetime warranty

  • Comes with dust bag


Globite Voyager carryon underseat suitcase, $139.95, THE ICONIC

The Voyager carryon from Australian heritage brand Globite includes a monogrammable badge and comes in six colourways for primed luggage personalisation.

Key features:

  • Weight 2.6kg

  • ABS and polycarbonate materials

  • Antibacterial and water-resistant lining

  • YKK zippers

  • Hinimoto wheels

  • TSA lock

  • 5-year warranty


Carry On Pro SnapSleeve in Moss, $425, July

With a detachable SnapSleeve for your laptop and an ejectable battery, this lightweight carryon suitcase is the perfect travel accessory.

Key features:

  • Strong German polycarbonate shell

  • Inner polycarbonate bumpers

  • Water-resistant and stain-proof nylon lining

  • Leather finishes on the nylon straps and hinge

  • YKK Japanese zippers

  • Nylon stain-proof laundry bag


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