When searching for the perfect kids luggage, you want to get something that isn’t too big, or too pricey since your kid will grow out of it, yet built to last. Here at The Travel Gear Reviews, we’ve come up with a list of 11 of the best luggage for kids featuring cute rolling bags, colorful hard-shells and more.
1. Rockland 20 Inch Carry On
This hardside suitcase from Rockland isn’t made specifically for children, however at 20 inches wide, it should be manageable for most kids older than 6 years old. Made of polycarbonate, the Rockland luggage comes in several cute patterns and is lightweight weighing 6 pounds. It also has spinner wheels making it easier for kids to maneuver.
This luggage costs around $60 on Amazon.com, which is a pretty good deal for a carry on suitcase.
Get the Rockland luggage here on Amazon.com.
2. Mackenzie Navy Butterfly Floral Luggage
Made by Pottery Barn Kids, this luggage is sized perfectly for kids on the go and features a bright colorful design. It comes in two sizes, large and small with small being 13″ wide x 7.5″ deep x 17.5″ high and large being 14.25″ wide x 8.5″ deep x 22″ high. This luggage was meant to last, made of a durable polyester and a sturdy metal telescoping handles.
Right now, the small version is on sale for $58.99, so you’ll definitely want to pick it up while on sale.
Get it here at PotteryBarnKids.com.
3. Olympia Kids 19 Inch Carry-On Luggage
While the first two suitcases featured more feminine patterns, this sports patterned luggage is perfect for your future athlete. The Olympia Kids 19 inch carry-on luggage costs only $37 on Amazon.com and has an external zippered pocket as well as carrying handles to make transport easy.
Get the Olympia Kids carry-on luggage for kids here on Amazon.com.
4. Skip Hop Zoo Little Kid Luggage, Monkey
This cute monkey shaped luggage is perfect for little kids. Fill it up with a few stuffed animals and some clothes, and your kid will be ready to travel around the world. This kid sized luggage has a retractable handle, an outer pocket and weighs only 2.2 pounds.
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5. J World New York Lollipop Kids’ Rolling Backpack with Lunch Bag
The J World Rolling Backpack for elementary-aged children can double as a school bag and a travel bag. When needed, this rolling backpack can be used carried like a normal backpack, or rolled when the straps are stowed away. Loaded with pockets, this bag is great for traveling, has light-up wheels and even comes with a lunch bag. You can find this rolling backpack on Amazon.com for around $45.
Get this rolling backpack for kids here on Amazon.com.
6. TrendyKid Travel Buddies Penguin Luggage
This eye catching luggage set includes a matching hardshell luggage and backpack. Shaped like a penguin, the hardshell luggage is kid friendly and sure to get compliments. The matching backpack measures at 13 inches and is able to hold a few small books or stuffed animals.
Get it here on Amazon.com.
7. Stephen Joseph Little Boys’ Rolling Luggage
This rolling luggage for boys is made by Stephen Joseph and comes in several designs: airplanes, dinosaurs and sports. The luggage is made of polyester and and contains several outside pockets for easily accessing things like snacks or water bottles. The Stephen Joseph rolling luggage is well suited for flights, road trips or even trips to Grandma’s house.
8. Rockland 2 Piece Luggage Set
I’ve included this luggage set from Rockland in our list of the 10 Stylish Suitcases for Traveling Teens, but it’s also great for school aged kids and tweens. This set includes a suitcase and a matching computer case. The best part about this is the set costs only around $45.
Get the luggage here on Amazon.com.
9. Olympia Luggage Rolling Duffel Bag
This vibrant rolling duffel bag costs only around $28 on Amazon.com and meets most airline carry on requirements. The luggage featuring several exterior pockets to keep your kids’ things organized and a durable telescoping handle. The duffel is well suited for school aged kids and older and even for adults.
Get this rolling duffel here on Amazon.com.
10. Frozen Luggage for Kids, American Tourister
Got any Frozen fanatics at home? You might want to get this Frozen suitcase made by American Tourister. This suitcase only costs $28 and is perfectly sized for taking your kid’s clothes and toys on your next vacation.
Get the Frozen luggage here.
11. Mickey Mouse Disney Luggage
Love Disney or planning an epic trip to Disney World? If so, you might want to get a Disney inspired suitcase. This American Tourister suitcase has a Mickey Mouse design and will be hard to miss when strolling through the airport. It also has 4 spinner wheels, which allow you to maneuver with ease.
Show your Disney pride, get the luggage here on Amazon.com.
And one more: Trunki Ride-on Suitcase
The Trunki Ride-on Suitcase is like a toy and a suitcase combined. Kids can ride on the luggage at the airport, making travel fun. The Trunki is made of a durable plastic and can be filled with toys, clothes and more.
What luggage do you use? Leave your comment below.
Note: I try to be completely transparent with my readers, so I want to mention that I do make little commission if you end up purchasing some of these suitcases, which helps to fund this site. 🙂 Also, I haven’t purchased all of these suitcases for kids, so I can’t guarantee that they are all great products, only that they look cool from the pictures.