Premium Cases

Premium cases, as the name suggests, are better than the rest!

Better quality materials mean these cases should last a lifetime!

There is a larger upfront cost, but you are less likely to have to replace these, so they are most likely to be value for money in the long run.

Also in many cases they come with life time warranties!

Check out our picks below and don't forget to research the key features when buying baggage in our buying guide here. Remember a cases's capacity is measured in litres (L).

Tumi Alpha 2 Short Trip Expandable
Tumi Alpha 2 Short Trip Expandable

Tumi Alpha 2 - hard to beat!

 

This premium suitcase doesn’t mess around – 132L capacity!

More than enough for 3 means formal suits or ladies equivalents plus the rest of your clothes. The inside compartments have great padding to protect your items and there are deep separate sections within the case, as well as numerous pockets and zippers. Plus its expandable!

Made from Tumi’s premium Ballistic Nylon, and combined with protective bumbers, this product will take a battering for any airport without showing much wear.

Grab handles on all sides plus a 3-stage telescoping handle is super helpful. 4 recessed wheels reduce overall product dimensions, while being super smooth and allowing multi-directional navigation so you can take this over all surfaces.

This product also has “Tumi tracer”. This is a free service offered by Tumi that means a lost suitcase can find its way back to you. The suitcase has a metal plate fixed to it. If you register your details with Tumi and the suitcase is lost, the tag means that Tumi can trace the suitcase back to your door.

Hugely impressive suitcase overall, as most of Tumi’s products are!


Price at review date - $$$ - high range

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Briggs & Riley Baseline - lifetime warranty!

 

Huge! - 160L capacity!

Briggs & Riley offer a lifetime guarantee. If the suitcase is ever broken or damaged they will repair it free of charge. They don’t even need to see proof of purchase! Even if the airline causes damage - Briggs & Riley will repair for free! (although you do have to pay the postage costs to them)

The largest capacity bag made by Briggs & Riley – it will comfortably hold 3 suits plus lots more.

More than large enough for a fortnight away.

There is a built-in garment folder that helps prevents creases and wrinkles.

The handle system doesn’t intrude into the interior space either allowing you to have a flat interior for packing.

With its lifetime warranty that covers airline damage – what more can you really ask for?!


Price at review date - $$$ - high range

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Briggs & Riley Baseline Extra Large Expandable Spinner
Briggs & Riley Baseline Extra Large Expandable Spinner
Samsonite Lite Cube Spinner
Samsonite Lite-Cube Spinner

Samsonite Lite-Cube Spinner

 

The new luxury version of Samsonite’s Lite-Cube range.

Coming in at 96L - more than enough for a long trip.

This hard case is made from woven polypropylene and provides a impact-resistant and lightweight case

Additional features include leather soft touch carry handles and fully integrated lock in line with TSA standard for easy travel to the US.

There is a also a detachable smart packing frame with hanger, and a leather detailed laundry bag for shoes and laundry all included.

It has a great unique design and colour selection making it easy to spot on the luggage carousel!


Price at review date - $$$ - high range

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Briggs & Riley Large Expandable Spinner

 

Coming in at 121L, we love the colour and love the the lifetime warranty!

4 double swivel wheels  provides effortless 360° navigation.

A huge main compartment means 10-14 days worth of clothing. And the option to increase capacity by 25% can only be a good thing. One  pull will expand the bag, and one push will compress it back down to original size.

Plus the red colour will stand out from all of the hundreds of black bags on the airport carousel!

This case has an exceptional quality feel, quiet roll, and roomy volume.


Price at review date - $$$ - high range

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Briggs & Riley Large Expandable Spinner
Briggs & Riley Large Expandable Spinner
Torq Medium Spinner
Torq Medium Spinner

Briggs & Riley - Torq Medium Spinner

 

73L. High-strength and lightweight!

3-layer, 100% Makrolon® polycarbonate material .

An outside handle provides wrinkle-free flat packing interior and greater packing space.

Aluminum telescoping handle system with 3 stop heights and ergonomic handle grip

An 80/20 top-lid opening allows bag to be packed like a traditional suitcase, offering convenient, easy packing on a luggage rack.


Price at review date - $$$ - high range

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Premium cases, as the name suggests, are better than the rest!

Better quality materials mean these cases should last a lifetime!

There is a larger upfront cost, but you are less likely to have to replace these, so they are most likely to be value for money in the long run.