Go Carry-On

March 05, 2017

Go Carry-On

When it comes to travel SIZE DOES MATTER!

With all the new travel accessories getting lighter many people are moving towards carry-on only and skipping the checked luggage hassle. With this shift in travel styles many luggage manufacturers are coming up with lightweight pieces that maximize your space and weight allowances.

We only sell top brands in our luggage department ensuring you can be confident in any choice you make. Our brands are always developing new and innovative ways to ensure quality products that stand the test of time while maintaining lightweight designs. We have a number of options available online and in-store to suit anyone looking for a carry-on piece. Whether you require wheels, backpack straps, shoulder straps or a combination. We can find something that suits your personal travel style.

Here is some highlights from our Spring 2017 lineup of carry-on luggage:

    The Osprey Ozone series offers a variety of sizes including 2 wheeled carry-on sizes. They are made of ultralight and strong 6001 aluminum frames and feature large wheels with sealed bearings and durable a nylon exterior, the Ozone series travels light and smooth and will last a lifetime.
    • The Ozone 18"/36L is the smallest and is perfect for the quick business trip or the weekend getaway.
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      eight: 4lbs 4oz
      Dimensions: 19”x14”x9
    • The Ozone 22"/46L is 10L bigger in size maximizing your carry-on limits.
      Weight: 4lbs 6oz
      Dimensions: 22” x 14” x 9”

    Osprey’s Farpoint 40 is the perfect carry-on sized backpack for domestic and international travel or camping trips in the wilderness. The LightWire™ frame suspension transfers the load from the shoulder harness to the hipbelt. The mesh on the back system helps improve ventilation and reduces chafing. The entire harness system can be covered by a zippered panel creating a sleek silhouette for transport. These are available in two frame sizes to fit a wide variety of body types.  
    Weight – 3lbs 2oz
    Dimensions – 20” x 14” x 8”

     

     The Osprey Porter 46 sets the standard in deluxe duffle bags offering padded sidewalls and a substantial suspension for carrying backpack style. It is the maximum legal carry-on sized gear hauler. The Porter 46 provides excellent versatility for simple travel with style.
    Weight – 2lbs 6oz
    Dimensions – 22” x 14” x 9”

     

    The Osprey Ozone Travel Pack 46 is an ultralight travel pack perfect for long weekends. It comes complete with unique features like a direct access tablet sleeve, and a stowaway ventilated harness and hipbelt.

    Weight – 2lbs 5.7oz
    Dimensions - 20” x 13” x 12”

    Eagle Creek No Matter What Flatbed Duffle 22” is a rugged carry-on constructed using an abrasion-resistant, water repellent Bi-Tech™ fabric. It has an exceptional strength to weight ratio and with a protective storm flap gear is protected rain or shine.

    Weight - 6 lbs 6 oz
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    imensions - 22” x 14” x  9”
    Capacity - 49.6 L

    Lowe Alpine AT Carry-On 45 is available in two versions to suit both ultra-light travelers, or those that want a very durable bag. The “Lightflight” Carry-On weighs in under 2lbs. by utilizing lighter materials and a minimalistic design. The heavier, but more durable Carry-On 45 is ready to take the roughest trails and trips you can throw at it.

    AT Lightflight Carry-On 45
    Weight – 1.8lbs
    Dimensions – 22” x 14” x 8”

    AT Carry-On 45
    Weight – 3lbs.
    Dimensions – 22” x 14” x 8”

    Thule Subterra Series
    Just in at Outdoors Oriented, this new pack series from Thule is refreshingly different, with a focus on organization and protection for items inside. They're so new, they're not online yet, but will be soon!

    To make everyone lives just a little bit easier we have complied a list of some of the most popular airlines and their carry-on baggage allowances as a quick reference.

     

    Airline

    Dimensions (inches)

    Weight (lbs)

    Air Canada

    21.5 x 15.5 x 9

    22

    Air France

    21.7 x 13.8 x 9.9

    26

    AirTransat

    20 x 16 x 9

    22

    American Airlines

    22 x 14 x 9

    N/A

    British Airways

    22 x 18 x 10

    51

    Delta

    22 x 14 x 9 or combined size 45”

    No weight limit

    (restrictions may apply)

    Iceland Air

    21.5 x 15.5 x 8

    22

    JetBlue

    22 x 14 x 9

    No weight limit

    (restrictions may apply)

    KLM Royal Dutch Air

    21.5 x 13.5 x 10

    26

    Porter

    22 x 16 x 9

    20

    SouthWest

    24 x 16 x 10

    N/A

    United

    22 x 14 x 9

    N/A

    Virgin

    Combined size 50”

    30

    WestJet

    21 x 15 x 9

    No weight limit

    (restrictions may apply)

    Wow

    17 x 13 x 10

    22

     

    Source – http://travel-made-simple.com/carry-on-size-chart/

     

    Please be advised the above chart is as a guide only, please check with your airline to confirm size and weight limits.

     

    Happy Traveling!