Hardside vs. Softside Luggage - What suits your travel needs?

Posted on June 27, 2013 by Mary from Canada Luggage Depot

Ever wonder what the differences are between hardside an softside suitcases besides the obvious? Well we break it down for you in order to help you pick the right type of luggage for your travel needs. So what are the key differences that could help you decide?

OUR FAVOURITE HARDSIDE LUGGAGE FOR THE FREQUENT TRAVELLER

Samsonite Cubelite Black Label Spinner Luggage- Starting at 349.99$

  • Curv® construction is extremely lightweight and offers exceptional resistance to impact and scratches.
  • Four, multi-directional Spinner wheels pivot faster and easier than other Spinner wheel systems.
  • Dual tube integrated handle system maximizes your control over the wheel system.
  • TSA approved lock ensures security while traveling.
  • Two full-zip divider compartments prevent shifting of contents.
  • Interior modesty pockets intelligently designed into handle tube access.

 

OUR FAVOURITE HARDSIDE LUGGAGE FOR THE REGULAR TRAVELLER

Delsey Helium Colours Spinner Luggage- Starting at 120.00$ 

  • Delsey Helium lugagge is constructed of lightweight polypropylene with protective tongue in groove closure that keeps dust and moisture out
  • Four EZ Glide spinner wheels for smooth maneuverability and stability
  • Three point closure system
  • Elastic tie down system to keep clothing in place
  • Fully lined interior with removable interior pocket
  • Available in fun colours

OUR FAVOURITE HARDSIDE LUGGAGE FOR THE OCCASIONAL TRAVELLER

IT Almaty Polycarbonate/ABS Spinner Luggage- Starting at 49.99$

  • Made from a travel tested polycarbonate/ABS shell.
  • Ultra lightweight, impact absorbent, flexible and strong.
  • Fully lined, with a divider and built-in travel organizer
  • Push button retractable locking handle.
  • TSA lock
  • Ball bearing in-line skate wheels offering 360 degree mobility
  • Great value for an amazing price

 

OUR FAVOURITE SOFTSIDE LUGGAGE FOR THE FREQUENT TRAVELLER

Samsonite B-Lite Expandable Lightweight Spinner Luggage- Starting at 149.99$

  • Samsonite's lightest ever softside luggage; designed and engineered to deliver extreme lightness, combined with amazing strength thanks to its innovative design. Combined with four multi-directional Spinner wheels and a fully featured interior, B'Lite is the "Lite" bag for you.
  • Four, multi-directional Spinner wheels for easy mobility.
  • Extremely lightweight and durable construction featuring 1682 Denier Polyester with soft and light 400 Denier Nylon x 450 Denier Twisted Polyester.
  • Interior features pockets, elastic cross straps and removable laundry bag to help separate clean and soiled clothes.

OUR FAVOURITE HARDSIDE LUGGAGE FOR THE REGULAR TRAVELLER

Delsey Helium U-Lite Expandable Lightweight Spinner Luggage- Starting at 129.99$

  • The lightest structured luggage in the world
  • Constructed with 840D Twill with water and oil resistant treatment
  • EZ GLIDE 4 wheel drive with four 360 degree rotation wheels assures effortless multi-directional rolling
  • Fully lined interior with lively contrasting color fabric
  • Recessed locking trolley handle with comfort grip and aluminum tube
  • Moulded corner protectors
  • Self-repairing #10 zippers on main openings
  • ID tag

OUR FAVOURITE HARDSIDE LUGGAGE FOR THE OCCASIONAL TRAVELLER

American Tourister Astronolite Upright Hybrid Luggage - Starting at 74.99$

  • American Tourister brings you lightweight Hybrids!! This casually styled collection is perfect for travelers on the go.
  • Extremely lightweight and durable hybrid construction (a combination of hardside and softside materials).
  • Interior mesh pocket and adjustable cross straps to keep you organized and prevent shifting of contents.
  • Sleek integrated top handle.
  • Front stash pocket for last minute items.
  • Expandable for added packing capacity.

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