Foldable or collapsible travel bags and luggage that are easy to empty and tuck under a bed or on a shelf for storage are ideal for any type of travel. This type of luggage comes in many sizes, including wheeled carry-on bags and they regularly prove their worth while traveling in close quarters or even when storing them after you get back home.
Any one of these bags will serve you well on a long trip where space is at a premium. Whether you're staying in a small hotel room or taking an adventurous cruise, you'll be happy to have luggage that collapses and hides away easily.
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The Biaggi Contempo foldable 18-inch, two-wheeled fashion tote is the perfect size for short business trips and overnight getaways. It has a top zippered main compartment, with an interior zippered pocket and mesh pouch. It also has exterior pockets on the front and back panels.
The tote, made of lightweight durable nylon, has a telescoping aluminum handle, two rear wheels, and cushioned double carry handles. This bag also features Biaggi’s foldable design, which allows it to collapse down to just 50% of its original size.
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You can stuff the large North Face Base Camp duffle with so much gear that you'd better check the weight before heading to the airport. Traveling by car instead? Then it really won't matter how much stuff you cram into this absolutely massive piece of luggage.
These bags are designed to be abused. The fabric is heavy-duty, but the alpine-cut shoulder straps allow you to carry it as a backpack. The duffel has two internal mesh pockets for small items, and daisy chains so you can tie it to a car roof rack. The bag comes in several colors and is well regarded amongst adventurous travelers for its durability.
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Either hold the handles on this carry-on bag or use the Alpine-cut padded shoulder straps to turn it into a backpack. It's tough enough to strap it behind you while riding a horse, put it on the llama carrying your gear while hiking, or tote your smelly workout clothes to and from the gym while you're at home.
This small duffle is made of a thick, durable laminate material and is constructed using extra bartacks and double stitching. It has internal mesh pockets in the main compartment and twin haul handles on the ends for ease of carrying. The 2lb 12 oz bag is 20" x 12" x 12" and comes in a variety of colors and patterns.
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Bought so much stuff on your trip that you can't fit it all in your suitcase to carry it home? If you're looking for folding bags or totes that take little room in a suitcase, check out Travel Blue, which has an online presence and kiosks at many airports.
The folding bags, which come in two sizes, are tucked into small zippered pouches. Just pull out a bag, unfold it and you've got a large tote, with pockets, shoulder straps and handles.