9 Awesome Kids Luggage Options For Your Next Travel Adventure

When traveling with the family, strong, durable, reliable and convenient kids luggage is an absolute must-have. Children should be able to transport all of their necessities in a bag that is easy to carry and sized correctly for their size and age. Bright colors and patterns are not only fun for kids but allow a bag to be spotted easily. Many bags have special features like luggage/backpack convertibility, multiple exterior pockets, special toy transport, and even ride-ability. Fortunately, there a lot of great options in kids luggage available.

Best Kids Luggage Options

Rockland 20 Inch Polycarbonate Carry On
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Travel Tots Luggage with Backpack 2 Piece Set
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Cabin Max Bear Childrens Luggage Carry on Trolley Suitcase
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American Tourister Star Wars 21 Inch Hard Side Spinner
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Yodo Convertible 3-Way Kids Rolling Luggage and Backpack
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Skip Hop Zoo Kids Rolling Luggage
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1. Olympia Luggage Rolling Duffel Bag

Olympia Luggage 22" 8 Pocket Rolling Duffel Bag - kids luggage

The Olympia Luggage Rolling Duffel Bag is small enough for a child to pull and maneuver comfortably, and still has plenty of room for all of their important gear. Several exterior pockets make organizing smaller items simple, and there’s no need to open the main compartment when looking for things like electronics, snacks, and toys that are stored there for easy access. At 12 x 12 x 22 inches, this bag will fit in the carry-on spaces on most airlines, even under the seat – no need to check it! Quality 1200 D polyester and sturdy ‘self-repairing’ zippers ensure the duffle won’t fail you on a trip. There are top carrying straps that allow it to be carried like a regular duffle and also serve to secure the zippered pockets. It comes in several fun colors like pink, blue, and purple. Children will love traveling with this bag but parents just may steal it for themselves.


2. Rockland 20 Inch Polycarbonate Carry On

Rockland 20 Inch Polycarbonate Carry On - kids luggage

The Rockland 20 Inch Polycarbonate Carry On comes in this adorable owl print, as well as several other fun prints for both boys and girls. Your little traveler will love it, and the bright colors and patterns make it easy to keep track of. It rolls smoothly on multi-directional spinner wheels and a pulls along easily with a sturdy telescoping handle. There’s a large interior compartment with a mesh pocket to store and separate items. The ABS material is sturdy, but still incredibly lightweight and this handy little bag offers a lot of durability for a reasonable price.


3. Melissa & Doug Trunki

Melissa & Doug Trunki - kids luggage
The Melissa & Doug Trunki is a fun, versatile, and clever twist on kids luggage. A lightweight and durable ‘suitcase’, the trunki is luggage, a riding toy, and transport all in one. Kids can play on it while waiting, and you can use the tow strap to pull them along as you move from place to place. There is also a convenient carry strap. Not just for traveling, the trunki can be used at home as a riding toy and storage bin.


4. Travel Tots Luggage with Backpack 2 Piece Set

Heys America Travel Tots Luggage with Backpack 2 Piece Set - kids luggage

This super cute kids luggage set is a great choice for the very young travelers in your family. The Heys America Travel Tots Luggage with Backpack 2 Piece Set comes in this adorable bee design, or choose from ladybugs or penguins. The rolling case is is only 18 inches tall and at only 3.5 pounds is very lightweight. The backpack weighs just over 1 pound. Durable poly cases are coated in a shiny clear gloss that also serves to protect the luggage.


5. Cabin Max Bear Childrens Luggage Carry on Trolley Suitcase

Cabin Max Bear Childrens Luggage Carry on Trolley Suitcase - kids luggage

Many kids travel with their favorite toy, and as you are moving from place to place when traveling there is always the danger that a treasured bear or doll will be lost in the shuffle. The Cabin Max Bear Childrens Luggage Carry on Trolley Suitcase is the perfect solution. An adjustable harness is part of the bag, and your child’s favorite toy can be strapped in safely; it doesn’t have to be packed away in the suitcase. This sturdy bag functions as a rolling bag or a backpack and is lightweight and small enough for a child to handle easily. There are several exterior pockets for easy access to smaller items like electronics and it fits within the size range of carry-on luggage. *Teddy bear is not included.


6. American Tourister Star Wars 21 Inch Hard Side Spinner

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The American Tourister Star Wars 21 Inch Hard Side Spinner is a really fun piece of luggage from a trusted manufacturer. American Tourister is known for its durable, quality products and reviewers confirm that it is indeed sturdy and has plenty of useful features. One great feature of this particular bag is the telescoping handle with is not only very sturdy, but locks in two different positions – all the way out so that parents can pull this case without bending down, and a partially out position that is the right height for kids. The outside of the bag has a uniquely textured material that is designed specifically not to scuff and the inner compartment is divided in to two sections. This case appeals to lots of Star Wars fans and and is also available in Storm Trooper and Darth Vader versions.


7. Yodo Convertible 3-Way Kids Rolling Luggage and Backpack


The Yodo Convertible Playful 3-Way Kids Rolling Luggage and Toddler Backpack is colorful, versatile option for younger travelers. In addition to the adorable shark design, there is also a monkey and a pink owl. It can be carried three ways: pick it up by the top strap, roll it on wheels using the handle, or carry it as a backpack using the back straps that can be hidden away when not in use. There is a large main compartment as well as a padded front compartment to store snacks and smaller items.


8. Skip Hop Zoo Kids Rolling Luggage

Skip Hop Zoo Kids Rolling Luggage - kids luggage

Little ones will love to travel with the Skip Hop Zoo Kids Rolling Luggage, and when they get tired parents can take over with the hands-free, adjustable ‘parent strap’. The main compartment zips open all the way for easy packing and unpacking and the convenient front pocket has its own mesh divider. There is also a mesh bottle pocket. This bag is BPA and phthalate free for safety.


9. Heys Marvel Comics 2 Piece Spinner Set

Heys Marvel Comics 2 Piece Spinner Set - kids luggage

This kids luggage set is lightweight, durable, and easy to spot in crowd. The classic comic images are sure to resonate with many kids (and quite a few adults!). The Heys Marvel Comics 2 Piece Spinner Set looks like it may be suited more for boys, but reviewers report that their girls love it just as much. A two piece set includes a 26″ spinner suitcase and a 21″ carry-on that can also work as a single bag for younger children. As a bonus, the larger spinner has a zipper release expansion system that allows the suitcase’s capacity can be increased by 20%. Both cases have lined interiors with a zipper divided organizer.


We would love to hear about your favorite kids luggage in the comments below!


Feature image courtesy of Flickr, JD Hancock.

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