The Best Luggage for Business Travelers

By TripIt

August 15, 2014

Here at TripIt we’re all about creating the perfect trip. And being the big-time business traveler that you are, we have a feeling you’re just as passionate about making sure your trips go off without a hitch. Of course, part of the perfect trip is having the perfect luggage. But as a business professional constantly on the go, do you really have time to research and shop for the best of the best? No. That’s why we did all the heavy lifting for you and put together a list for the best luggage for business travelers.  

3-1-1 Bag

REI 3-1-1 Air Travel Liquids Bag $5.50 440 Ditch the frantic last-minute search for a Ziploc bag and make going through airport security as painless as possible. This bag will hold all your 3 oz. bottles and complies with TSA’s rules for carry-on liquids.  

Toiletry Bag

L.L. Bean Personal Organizer Toiletry Bag $29.95 toiletry With plenty of zippers and compartments, this bag will keep all your toiletries organized while on the go. With a built-in hanger, everything you need will be easily accessible and highly portable.  

Cosmetic Bag

Vera Bradley Hanging Organizer $48–$58 cosmetic Carry your cosmetics in practical style. This Vera Bradley bag has plenty of room for all your makeup, brushes, sprays, and lotions, and folds up to fit perfectly in your luggage.  

Laptop Carrier

Voyageur Macon Laptop Carrier $225 laptop carrier As business travelers, we can’t live without our laptops. So make sure yours is protected while on the road with this sleek laptop carrier equipped with convenient outside pouches.  

Daytrip Travel Briefcase

Solo Classic 15.6” Leather CheckFast Rolling Overnighter Case $149.99 daytrip briefcase Constantly going on day or single-night trips? If so, this rolling travel briefcase is perfect for you. The padded sleeve will protect your computer, and the CheckFast sleeve will help you breeze through security. And don’t forget about the overnighter section, which will give you enough room to pack away the essentials for a quick trip.  


Thule EnRoute Blur Daypack $99.95 back pack With a padded sleeve for your 17-inch MacBook, padded pocket for your iPad, and a crush-proof compartment for your phone, this backpack is essential for all you traveling electronic junkies.  

Garment Bags

WallyBags Style 756 – 40” Suit Length $39 garment bag You have to look sharp when traveling for business. This WallyBag, complete with a full-length zipper and lock to secure hangers, will ensure up to six garments stay fresh and wrinkle-free during travel.  


Gate8 Trifold Cabin Bag (version 2.0) $149 carryon This Grate8 carry-on caters to all the needs of a road warrior. Fit everything you need for a 1 to 3 day business trip without suffering #CarryOnShame. The trifold bag will ensure your clothes arrive ready to wear, and the zip-away laptop bag allows for easy access and protection for your technology. Oh, and did we mention the lifetime warranty?  


Briggs & Riley Wheeled Wardrobe U178 (Baseline) $679 Suitcase If you’re a businessman or woman constantly going on long or international trips, you’ll want to invest in the crème del la crème of suitcases. This Briggs & Riley isn’t cheap, but it'll hold up to a weeks worth of suits and keep them wrinkle-free and meeting-ready. This lightweight yet sturdy suitcase is second to none for the big-time business traveler.  


Flight 001 F1 Spacepak Set $98 organization What TripIt is to your itinerary, Flight 001 is to your suitcase. Stop digging around in your suitcase for that T-shirt! Stay organized and save space with this organization set.