Finding the perfect carry on luggage that fits most airline requirements can be quite tricky. We have narrowed down our top 10 choices for carry ons tried and tested to fit major Canadian airlines.*

Please note that it is always recommended your double check your airline's baggage restrictions before your flight.

For additional details and the most up to date information, please visit your airline's website for baggage restrictions:
Air Canada Carry On Baggage Details Page
West Jet Carry On Baggage Restrictions
Air Transat Carry On Baggage Restrictions
Sunwing Carry On Baggage Restrictions
Porter Carry On Baggage Restrictions

#1 - Samsonite Omni Lite 2.0 - 21.5" Hardside Wide Body Carry-On Spinner Luggage

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This carry-on features a bold and sleek new design. Constructed of durable yet lightweight 100% polycarbonate, the Samsonite Omni Lite 2.0 creates a unique combination of strength and style that is sure to impress. 

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Features:

  • Constructed of 100% polycarbonate shells which are lightweight and impact resistant Four, multi-directional Spinner wheels allow 360° upright rolling in multiple directions.
  • Fully lined interiors with zippered compartment and webbing cross straps to minimize shifting of contents. 
  • Mounted Travel Sentry® (TSA) combination lock provides additional peace of mind when checking belongings. 
  • Four dual, multi-directional Spinner wheels for easy mobility when rolling the case upright.
  • Case Dimensions: 20" x 13" x 9" / 50.8 cm x 33.02 cm x 22.9 cm
  • Overall Dimensions (including wheels & handles): 21.5" x 14.5" x 9.0" / 55 cm x 37 cm x 23 cm
  • Weight: 3 kg / 6.7 lbs
  • Samsonite 10 Year Warranty

 

#2 - Explorer Classic Collection 20 inch Spinner Carry-On Luggage

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Explorer Classic Carry On Luggage - Top Ten Carry On Luggage Canada

  • Made from ABS/PC, one of the strongest materials on the market
  • Aircraft grade aluminum multi stage locking handle system
  • Travel Sentry® Approved locks are officially recognized and accepted by the Transportation Security Administration. These locks enable airport security officers to open luggage for physical inspection when required without the need to cut off or break open locks
  • Our eight wheel system lets cases rotate 360° for complete mobility. Cases roll straight with effortless gliding
  • Fully lined interior with packing divider and cross straps to secure your belongings
  • Overall Dimensions (including wheels & handles): 9“ x 13.5” x 21.5“ / 22.9 cm x 34.3 cm x 54.6 cm
  • Weight / Poids: 6.7lb (3 kg)
  • Explorer 5 Year Warranty

#3 - Travelpro Maxlite 5 International Carry-On Spinner Luggage

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Travelpro Maxlite 5 Carry On - Top 10 Best Carry On Luggage Canada

As a stand-alone or as a complement to your checked baggage, the Maxlite® 5 19-inch International Expandable Carry-On Spinner is sized to meet most international cabin standards with extra space to spare thanks to its useful zippered expansion feature that provides up to 2 inches of additional packing capacity. Ideal for short- to medium-length trips, this indispensable travel bag features a dual-position adjustable PowerScope Lite handle with patented comfort Contour Grip and four 360° Spinner wheels for effortless mobility in any direction. Compact and lightweight, yet sturdy and durable, this stylish suitcase comes equipped with two convenient zippered front pockets, a full-length interior lid pocket, a side accessory pocket, and a roomy interior with adjustable tie-down straps to keep your packed items securely stowed.

Features:

  • Patented Contour Grip is designed with rubberized touch points for a comfortable handhold and easier maneuvering.
  • Lightweight yet sturdy PowerScope Lite handle locks in two positions (38" and 42.5") to accommodate users of different heights.
  • Polyester fabric with DuraGuard® coating resists water and stains to keep luggage looking great.
  • 4-wheel spinners rotate 360°, providing effortless maneuverability and a smooth roll in any direction.
  • Unique bottom tray design increases durability and stabilizes wheels for trouble-free alignment and maneuverability.
  • Expands up to 2" to maximize packing capacity with tapered shape to prevent tipping.
  • Ergonomic, high-tensile-strength zipper pulls are tough yet easy on the hands.
  • Features low-profile top, side, and bottom carry handles.
  • Full-length interior lid pocket, side accessory pocket, and adjustable hold-down straps offer packing convenience and flexibility.
  • H20 Guard protects the interior lining from moisture. 

Specifications:

  • Case Dimensions: 19" x 15" x 7.75" /  48.2 x 38.1 x 19.6 cm 
  • Overall Dimensions (including wheels and handles): 21.75" x 15.75" x 7.75" / 55.2 x 40.08 x 19.6 cm
  • Volume:  36.19 L
  • Weight:  2.4 kgs / 5.3 lbs
  • Backed by Travelpro® Built For A Lifetime Limited Warranty.

#4 - Samsonite Pursuit DLX Spinner Carry On Widebody Luggage

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Samsonite Pursuit DLX Spinner Carry-On Widebody Luggage - Canada Luggage Depot

  • Made of 100% polycarbonate shells which are lightweight and impact resistant.
  • Four, multi-directional Spinner wheels for easy mobility. Rolls upright so there is no weight on your arm or shoulder.
  • Mounted TSA combination lock provides additional peace of mind when checking belongings.
  • Split case design with divider panel and compression straps help to keep contents from shifting while en route.
  • Comfort top and side carry handles with rubberized grip.
  • Polycarbonate - Lightweight, durable hardside material
  • Carry On Sized - Luggage designed to fit in most airlines overhead compartments; may not conform to some airlines carry-on standards.
  • Dual Spinner Wheels - Four, multi-directional 360 degree dual spinner wheels provide eight contact points with the ground for better cornering and rolling.
  • Push button handle - Locks when fully extended so you can push or pull your case. The handle also locks when fully recessed, greatly reducing the risk of damage when not in use.
  • Top carry handle - Allows you to lift the case with ease and comfort, or carry it by hand when rolling isn't an option.
  • Side carry handle - Allows you to lift the case with ease and comfort.
  • Interior divider - Made of flexible mesh fabric is designed to help create a separate compartment inside your suitcase for added organization and security.
  • TSA Lock - provides additional peace of mind when checking belongings, but can still be easily accessed by TSA agents in the event the case needs to be searched.
  • Body Dimensions: 18.5" x 14.5" x 9.0" / 47.0 x 36.83 x 22.86 cm
  • Overall Dimensions: 21.0" x 15.0" x 9.0" / 53.34 x 38.1 x 22.86 cm
  • Weight: 3.0 kgs / 6.6 lbs.
  • Samsonite 10 Year Warranty

 

#5 - Briggs & Riley Baseline International Carry-On Expandable Wide-Body Spinner Luggage

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Featuring our patented CX™ Expansion-Compression Technology


This expandable spinner is ideal for those who want one bag for both domestic and international air travel. The short-and-wide configuration offers maximum packing capacity, while 4 re-engineered double swivel spinner wheels offer effortless 360° navigation. This bag also provides maximum packing capacity while fitting feet first in the overhead compartment. Conveniently spin this bag right down the airplane aisle.

Interior Features:

  • Cinch-down mesh garment panels keep contents from shifting and minimize wrinkling
  • Spacious main compartment for easy packing
  • Built-in tri-fold garment folder with foam roll bar neatly holds 1-2 suits and prevents wrinkling
  • Mesh lid zip pocket for organizing smaller accessories like socks or ties

Exterior Features:

  • Aircraft-grade aluminum handle system with 3 stop heights
  • Outsider® handle provides greater interior capacity and a flat interior surface for packing so clothing arrives wrinkle-free
  • V-groove handle tubes are stronger and guarantee less jamming
  • Ballistic nylon outer fabric resists wear, moisture, dirt and abrasion.
  • Cushioned top carry handle for smooth handling
  • Four double swivel wheels for effortless 360° navigation
  • HideAway™ ID tag conceals personal information
  • Hybrid fiberglass frame is lightweight and provides flexibility, durability and shape retention
  • Integrated bottom fabric handle for easy lifting
  • Large u-zip front pocket for hassle-free access to extra items
  • Outsider® pocket for convenient storage of quick-access items
  • Reinforced, low profile protective corner guards on all 4 corners
  • Retractable low profile side carry handle
  • Self-repairing YKK zippers for smooth zipper action with lockable double zipper pulls
  • SpeedThru™ pocket for storage of items at security checkpoints

Specs:

  • Zipper:  Our bags feature self-repairing, durable YKK® Racquet Coil™ zippers. Ergonomic zipper pulls. Lockable main compartment zipper pulls.
  • Fabric:  2520D ballistic nylon outer fabric is abrasion resistant, water repellent, color fast and self healing. Soft, durable twill lining is light-colored to easily locate packed items
  • Capacity:  2620 - 3390 cu. in./43 - 55.6 liters
  • Dimensions:  21" x 15" x 9" / 53.5 x 38 x 23 cm
  • Case Dimensions:  18.5" x 15" x 8" / 47 x 38 x 20.5 cm
  • Outside Expanded Depth:  11.5" / 29 cm
  • Weight:  9.0 lbs / 4.0 kgs
  • Simple as that® lifetime warranty—same as all Briggs & Riley bags

 

#6 - High Sierra Ultimate Access Carry-On Backpack with Removable Daypack

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High Sierra Ultimate Access Carry-On Backpack with Removable Daypack - Top 10 Best Carry On Canada

Access to adventure can be found on the road less traveled. Should you choose that road, you will need gear that can handle everything that comes your way. Designed to travel on smooth or rough terrain, makes this collection ideal for the adventurous traveler.

  • It's three bags in one. Use it as a wheeled bag, as a backpack or as a daypack.
  • Main compartment with book-style opening and interior clothing straps.
  • Hidden padded backpack straps are stored behind the zippered back panel.
  • Removable front daypack with zippered accessory pocket.
  • Oversized, skate-style wheels are inset into corner-mounted wheel housings.
  • Recessed, telescoping handle system.
  • High Sierra 5 Year Limited Warranty

 Materials

  • Hex Ripstop 400 x 400D poly/PU
  • Shiny Dobby Weave - 400 x 400D poly/PU
  • 600D poly/PU

Size

  • Case Dimensions: 20" x 13.5" x 9" / 51 cm x 34 cm x 23 cm (Main Bag)
  • 16.5" x 12" x 5.75" / 42 cm x 30 cm x 15 cm (Daypack)

Weight

  • 6.25 lbs / 2.84 kgs

Capacity 

  • 3112 Cubic Inches

 

#7 - Delsey Orba 19 Inch Carry-On Spinner Luggage

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Delsey Orba Carry On Luggage - Top 10 Carry On Luggage Canada

  • Constructed of lightweight technology and Dobby DuraTecT fabric for long lasting use.
  • The pull handle comes with a molded ergonomic comfort grip and the handle system locks into two positions to accommodate 2 or 4 wheel use.
  • Four spinner wheels assure smooth maneuverability and keep zero weight on your arm.
  • Fully lined interior features adjustable tie down straps to secure folded garments, and mesh pocket for additional organization.
  • Case Dimensions:  19" x 14" x 8.5" / 48 x 36 x 22 cm
  • Overall Dimensions (including wheels and handles):  21.5" x 14" x 8.5" / 55 x 36 x 22 cm
  • Capacity:  38 L
  • Weight:  2.8 kgs / 6.2 lbs.
  • 10 years limited warranty from Delsey

 

#8 - Samsonite B-Lite Icon Spinner Carry-On Widebody Luggage

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Samsonite B-Lite Icon Carry On Luggage - Top 10 Best Carry On Luggage Canada

Be a trend setter! There is nothing like this in the market. Now even lighter than its predecessor, B-Lite 3, this lightweight collection also boasts a new and innovative handle system that allows you to set and raise your handle to any desired height.

  • Constructed of rugged 400D nylon x 300D polyester and featuring a SamGuard™ water-resistant coating
  • Flush-mounted TSA combination lock provides peace of mind when checking your belongings
  • Fully-lined interiors with SmartFix cross-straps that clip on the sides and out of your way while packing.
  • Four, multi-directional, dual Spinner wheels provide exceptional 360° mobility in all directions and on all surfaces.
  • Volume:  42 L / 2516 cu in
  • Overall Dimensions (including wheels and handles):  21.5" x 16.5" x 8.5" / 55 x 42 x 22 cm
  • Weight:  2.0 kgs / 4.4 lbs.
  • Samsonite Limited 10 Year Global Warranty

 

#9 - Dakine Carry On EQ Roller 40L Luggage

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Dakine Carry On Luggage - Top 10 Best Carry On Luggage Canada

The smart design of the EQ Roller 40L gives you an impressive amount of space in a convenient carry on size. A zippered exterior pocket makes for handy storage of keys and travel papers, the zippered interior pocket is great for separating out smaller items like socks and belts, and compression straps with quick release buckle in the main compartment keep items secure. The retractable handle, polyurethane wheels and built-in ID card window make travel a breeze, even through crowded airport terminals.

Details:

  • Legal Carry On size
  • Exterior organizer pocket
  • #10 YKK main zipper access
  • Internal pocket for organization
  • Internal compression keeps items in place
  • Retractable handle
  • 8cm urethane wheels

Materials:

  • 600D Polyester

Specs:

  • Capacity:  2440 cubic inches [ 40 Liters ]
  • Dimensions:  21.5" x 14" x 8" [ 55 x 35 x 20cm ]
  • Weight:  5.6 lbs. [ 2.5 kg ]

Warranty:

  • Dakine Limited Lifetime Warranty

 

#10 - Travelpro Crew Versapack™ Global Carry On Expandable Spinner Luggage

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Travelpro Crew Versapack™ Global Carry On Expandable Spinner Luggage

Go anywhere with a spinner that is all your own. The Crew™ VersaPack™ Global Carry-on Expandable Spinner is designed for total packing versatility and can be personalized with a variety of interchangeable Travelpro® exclusive Zip-In Organizers. Included inside the lid is a removable Zip-In Garment Organizer, ideal for storing folded shirts, dresses and jackets. 

Carry-on compliant with 80% of the world’s largest airlines*–domestic and international, this spinner also allows you to enjoy total convenience with a built-in USB port and dedicated exterior power bank pocket, exterior padded laptop pocket and removable TSA-compliant toiletries bag that stores perfectly in a same-sized exterior pocket. Plus, this spinner’s PrecisionGlide™ System ensures precise control and effortless roll. 

Built for professional-grade dependability with robust corner armor, skid guards and heavy-duty wheel housings, Crew™ VersaPack™ is the civilian version of the luggage flight crews use, tested to meet the same superior quality and durability standards. This spinner is further backed by the comprehensive Built For a Lifetime Limited Warranty with our Trusted Companion Promise. 

Also available for purchase separately are three additional coordinating Travelpro® exclusive Zip-In Organizers – a Laundry Organizer for bathing suits, workout clothes and other damp items, a Packing Cubes Organizer for shorts, t-shirts and accessories and an All-In-One Organizer for wet and dry storage. Click here to shop the accessories compatible with the Travelpro Crew Versapack™ Global Carry On Expandable Spinner Luggage.

Features:

  • Carry-on compliant with 80% of the world’s largest airlines– sizer bin tested and falls within standard airline regulations of 22” x 14” x 9”
  • Includes a Zip-In Garment Organizer for folded shirts, dresses and jackets
  • Additional coordinating Zip-In organizers available for purchase separately: Laundry Organizer, Packing Cubes Organizer and All-In-One Organizer (each sold separately)
  • External USB port provides access to power on the go
  • Exterior power bank pocket provides FAA-compliant power connected to an external USB Port (battery not included)
  • Exterior, padded pocket fits laptops up to 15.6"
  • PrecisionGlide™ System–for precise control and effortless roll–includes a Patented Contour Grip to relieve the stress on your hand for more comfort and greater control of your spinner luggage, an airline-grade Patented PowerScope Extension Handle that adjusts to multiple heights while minimizing wobble and self-aligning magnetic wheels that roll straight in any direction
  • Patented PowerScope aluminum extension handle minimizes wobble and has four stops to accommodate users of different heights (36", 38”, 40” and 42.5”)
  • Tip-resistant zippered expansion lets you increase packing space up to 2”
  • High-density ballistic nylon fabric with DuraGuard® coating resists stains and abrasions
  • Built-in protection includes robust corner armor, skid guards and durable wheel housings that protect high-wear points
  • Removable, TSA-compliant toiletries bag stores perfectly in a dedicated exterior pocket
  • Adjustable, butterfly hold-down system keeps contents securely in place
  • SUPRA™ Zipper heads are engineered to resist damage from daily use and abuse
  • Cushioned, low-profile top and side carry handles along with bottom handle cup provide comfortable carrying options
  • Backed by our Built For a Lifetime Limited Warranty with our Trusted Companion Promise
  • Compatible Zip-In Organizers: Laundry Organizer, All-In-One Organizer and Packing Cubes Organizer
  • Travelpro Built for a Lifetime Warranty

Product Specifications:

  • Volume:  38 L
  • Case Dimensions (H x W x D):  19.5" x 13.25" x 9" / 49.53 x 33.65 x 22.86 cm
  • Overall Dimensions (H x W x D):  21.5" x 14.0" x 9.0" / 54.61 x 35.56 x 22.86 cm
  • Weight:  7.3 lbs / 3.31 kgs

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* Some manufacturers list their dimensions not including wheels and handles. Contact us for further information regarding sizing of a particular product if you are unsure. Please note that it is always recommended your double check your airline's baggage restrictions before your flight for the most up to date information.