Friday, December 1, 2017

Traveling tip: the perfect little luggage

For our upcoming trip, I feel like I just hit the jackpot with this tiny piece of luggage.  We found it at Costco for $29.99 each.  We bought four.  When we got home, I measured them all around.  I was surprised to see that despite the marked measurements of  16.5 x 12 x 9 inches, it was more precisely a 16 x 12 x 8 which is just under the maximum size for a personal item (AKA free item) on Spirit, Frontier, and American Airlines. 

Since I couldn't believe our luck, I even took the little luggage to the airport to double check.

Here is a picture that compares the size of a regular carry-on size (you must pay for this one), and our new tiny luggage (again, it is free!).

I love that it fits a ton, has wheels, and lots of pockets. The top pocket is even spill friendly, and on the sides it includes shoe compartments. We have one for each one of us.  I highly recommend them if, like us, you are a budget-minded traveler.   

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