Carried Away: Suitcases for Kids

 Traveling with kids means bringing more stuff. Make the journey a little easier with suitcases for kids that perform twice as hard and withstand the rigors of toddlers to teens.

 

Trunki

Your kids will love Trunki suitcase designs, which include design-your-own styles, zebras, cats, bees and unicorns. Kids can even ride on the sturdy cases -- featuring four large wheels, long pull straps, and two hand grips – making it easier to get little legs through long gateways. Trunki cases are 3.8 pounds, measure 46x21x31, and can hold up to 110 pounds ride-on weight. $50

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Micro Luggage

Your free-wheeling teen will glide through the airport with Micro Kickboard’s scooter luggage. Pull the suitcase on its two wheels or lower the scooter for a standing platform to hitch a ride. TSA-compliant, the Samsonite case and scooter can hold ages 13 and older up to 220 pounds, weighs 10.1 pounds, and folds to 13.8x12.6x22.8. $300

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Content & Calm

Kids can carry their backpack and then turn it into a tray when sitting in the car or on a plane. The bag includes a stationery set, a passport holder, and toys that focus on travel, with a raised edge so crayons and markers don’t roll away. The case measures 13.8x10.6x3.5 and weighs 1.8 pounds. $40

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GoVinci

Stuck in line at customs with the kids? It’s a breeze with the GoVinci Look What I Made Trolley, which features a drawing board. Kids can pull the wheeled case when moving, and then draw away on the easy-to-clean artist section when taking a break. (There’s also a backpack version.) The trolley weighs 2.5 pounds and measures 15.4x10.6x5.9. $60

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Heys America

You’ll never lose sight of your kids in a crowded place when they are carrying these bright yellow suitcases based on “Despicable Me” minions. The expandable carry one rolls on 360-degree spinner wheel, by Heys America, is 21x12.5x9.5 and weighs 6.3 pounds. $200

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Cabin Max

Keep your child’s doll or teddy bear safe and sound as you travel with the Cabin Max Bear Carry on Trolley. A small shoulder strap secures the toy to the suitcase, with side drink holder and pockets for smaller toys. Multiple colors are available and measuring 22x15x9, the trolley weighs just 2.7 pounds. $50

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Zoo Little

Zoo Little’s 3-way Backpack with Wheels is a fun design that kids can where or pull, depending on their mood. The large wheels are hidden when used as a backpack, with padded shoulder straps to soften the load. The bag measures 9.5x4.5x14.5 (a larger size is available) and weighs 2 pounds. $43

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