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The best rolling luggage in 2024

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It's a great time to upgrade from tired old luggage to a stylish new piece for 2024. We found the best rolling suitcases and bags for your next trip.  Whether your upcoming travels take you camping at a national park or walking down Main Street of Walt Disney World, it's time to start preparing now. Start your trip off on the right foot with the best rolling luggage in 2024.

A great piece of rolling luggage can upgrade your travel experience, especially if you've been using the same bag for years. Gone are the days of lugging unbearably heavy bags through the airport or trying to navigate your carry-on with wheels that squeak, wobble or stick together. 

The experts at CBS Essentials have selected the best rolling luggage options for carry-on and check-in. Now, all you need to worry about is getting to the airport on time.

The best rolling luggage in 2024

We rounded up some of our top rolling luggage picks from brands including Away, Monos, Rimowa and Samsonite, ranging from carry-ons to checked bags. 

All these picks are reviewer-loved, with four-star ratings or higher, and offer smooth gliding with well-designed roller wheels. (For more luggage options, check out our full roundup of the best luggage of 2024.)

Best luxury rolling luggage: Rimowa

rimowa suitcase

Inspired by the grooves on Golden Age-era jets, Rimowa aluminum suitcases have been in the hands of international jet setters for nearly 100 years. Features include 360-degree multiwheel spinners, TSA-approved locks and a telescopic handle that easily glides up and down. 

This sleek, statement suitcase never goes out of style, making it a perfect lifelong travel companion. Consider splurging on the original aluminum, or opt for the newer hybrid, a polycarbonate and aluminum version, which weighs a bit less. 

Why we love Rimowa luggage:

  • Aluminum luggage is durable and protective.
  • Rimowa luggage pieces have a timeless look you'll love for years to come.

Best expandable rolling luggage: Samsonite Omni luggage 

samsonite omni carry-on

The polycarbonate Omni, a highly rated and popular piece from Samsonite, offers high quality for less. Features include TSA-approved, side-mounted locks, multidirectional spinner wheels, an interior mesh divider and cross straps.

The Omni comes in two checked-bag sizes: a 24-inch suitcase and a larger 28-inch version (which may fall into the oversized luggage category). Prices vary based on size and color.

Why we like the Samsonite Omni:

  • This is one of the best-selling and well-reviewed suitcases on Amazon.
  • It's a premium luggage option available for a reasonable price point.
  • Comes in a wide range of color options to fit your tastes.

Best staff-tested rolling luggage: Away luggage


CBS Essentials' own Fox Van Allen owns a piece of Away luggage. "This single piece of luggage has been such a travel game changer," he says. "No matter how much I stuff into this suitcase, it always rolls around the airport as if it was light as a feather. It's almost magical how easy it is to move Away luggage."

Away's polycarbonate bags will get the job done in style, but the aluminum edition stands out for those looking for a more affordable version of Rimowa's high-end luggage collection. 

If you don't like your Away piece, return it within 100 days for a full refund. 

Why we like Away luggage:

  • The compression panel helps you get more clothes into this suitcase when packing.
  • It comes with a lifetime warranty.
  • You can personalize Away luggage with your monogram for $50 extra.

Best rolling luggage for stylish travelers: Monos luggage


Monos luggage comes in bunch of great colors. It includes cool features including an effortless telescopic handle, lots of pockets and compartments with zippers and an easy-to-use lock. 

Monos boasts a 100-day trial period and lifetime warranty. Choose from six carry-on options (including two aluminum and polycarbonate hybrids) and two check-in sizes. 

Why we like Monos luggage: 

  • Monos carry-ons and checked bags offer smooth, seamless maneuverability according to our testing.
  • Monos offers a 100-day trial period and a limited lifetime warranty. 
  • Monos luggage comes in a variety of stylish colors.

Best sustainable rolling luggage: Paravel Aviator


Looking for a sustainable polycarbonate suitcase? The Paravel Aviator is made of all recycled materials, from its interior lining to its aluminum handle to its vegan leather accents. Geared with frictionless, carbon steel-bearing wheels, the Aviator offers 360-degree movement and a telescopic handle, which makes walking (or running) through the airport a breeze. 

Paravel offers three sizes: Two carry-on options and a larger check-in. 

Why we like the Paravel Aviator: 

  • The luggage is carbon neutral and made with recycled materials.
  • Reviewers state that it is easy to maneuver. 
  • It features a scuff-hiding textured finish.

Best customizable rolling luggage: Roam luggage


Design your own suitcase with Roam. The company allows you to customize the color of just about every aspect of your suitcase, from the front and back panels down to the trim. Some of the bags are expandable, giving you extra room to bring home souvenirs. 

Not feeling creative? You can also choose from pre-designed bags in appealing colorways.  

Why we like Roam luggage: 

  • You can customize multiple aspects of the suitcase and choose your favorite colors.
  • Roam suitcases come with a lifetime warranty.
  • Roam luggage comes with a 100-day trial period and a lifetime guarantee.

Best rolling luggage with 360-degree wheels: Beis The Carry-On roller


The Carry-On roller is a popular option from Shay Mitchell's Beis luggage line. The 21-inch roller features 360-degree smooth-rolling wheels and a comfortable silicone-grip handle. 

"This Beis bag exceeds my [last luggage piece]!" says one reviewer. "So much space, built in compression, quality zippers and the wheels and handles are the best I've seen. Definitely the best carry on I've EVER owned!"

Why we like the Beis The Carry-On roller:

  • It's available in seven stylish colors.
  • It expands up to two inches.
  • The carry-on features 360-degree smooth-rolling wheels.

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