Looking for suitcases that marry durability and design? Now you know where to find them
We’ve all been there – that bitter feeling when seeing all your friends’ travel updates: beach-ready bodies at the best beaches in Bali, hands up at these music festivals in Asia or simply chilling at different sustainable family resorts. So you quickly went online and booked yourself a tropical escape, then remembered that your go-to suitcase broke after years of service. Don’t sweat it, we know where to buy luggage in Hong Kong. You can replace your worn-out trunk with a handsome and sturdy piece of luggage that will be perfect for your next getaway. #travelgoals
Where to buy luggage in Hong Kong
This 30-year-old Japanese brand is any traveller’s dream. Featuring Insta-worthy colours such as baby pink, mustard and rusty rose, these suitcases are designed for you to travel in style. But they’re more than just a pretty face – these cases come with tamper-proof double coil zipper and TSA-compatible lock system, while quiet-running casters let you roll smoothly and silently. Lojel also offers a generous 10-year-warranty, definitely making it one of our favourite places to buy luggage in Hong Kong.
Lojel, G/F Oriental Crystal Finance Centre, 107 Chatham Road South, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong, p. 9385 5785, 尖沙咀漆咸道南107號中晶金融中心地下
When it comes to durability, this German brand is a true pioneer. In 1937, Rimowa launched the first-ever game-changing aluminium trunk, raising the bar for durable and lightweight luggage. One of its latest creations is Essential Lite Check-In Large, a polycarbonate bag that is the company’s lightest suitcase yet. While it doesn’t have the same aluminum status as its other products, it’s available in a range of glossy colours. Special features include TSA-approved lock, its patented wheel and a Flex Divider.
Rimowa, shop 255, 2/F, Pacific Place, 88 Queensway, Admiralty, Hong Kong, 香港金鐘道88號太古廣場2樓225號鋪
Wondering where to buy luggage in Hong Kong? This practical and design-driven brand counts many A-listers among its fans – think the Rock, Heidi Klum and Gisele Bundchen. This doesn’t come as a surprise when the creative brand offers complimentary monogramming, onsite repairs, lost luggage tracking and options such as the “add-a-bag” system, which makes it convenient to carry extra items. Aside from its iconic hardside suitcases, the brand also features products in fine leather and abrasion-proof ballistic nylon.
Tumi, B6-7, B/L, The landmark, Central, Hong Kong, p. 2869 7488, 置地廣塲中庭地下B6-7號鋪
Having only entered the market in 2015, Away quickly created waves in the world of suitcases as they won over the Millennials jetsetters. If customisation is your thing, then you will love the brand – from picking your own palette and the size of the case to whether or not it has a battery pack so you can recharge your phone after long-haul flights – you call the shots. Bonus: with a generous no-questions-asked return policy, you can try any suitcase for a hundred days. Once you do decide to keep it, Away also offers a lifetime guarantee to fix or replace damaged bags. Isn’t it amazing?
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Samsonite is like that reliable uncle that’s always got your back – plus he is cool. Known for its sleek design and high durability, the American brand has been around for more than ten decades. One of the brand’s most recognisable ranges of goods is its collection of lightweight and hard-shell luggage Xylem. To give the celebrated series a makeover, the company joins hands with artist Filip Pagowsk who designed a set of stickers for the revamped version “Xylem 2.0”. Fans can get their hands on them at the Joyce stores around the city.
Samsonite, Shop 2013, Level 2, IFC Mall, 8 Finance Street, Hong Kong, p. 2295 3622, 國際金融中心商場香港中環金融街8號IFC MALL 2樓2013室
Tired of having to go through hundreds of identical black and boring suitcases at baggage claim? Enter American Tourister, a brand that is known for its love for pulsating shades, cool designs and even quirky prints. In case you don’t know, the brand is the official luggage of Walt Disney World and Disneyland, so you can expect to catch a glimpse of Mickey Mouse or Little Mermaid popping up on the luggage every now and then. See? It’s making travelling extra fun already.
American Tourister, LG/F, Wing On Plaza, 62 Mody Road, Tsim Sha Tsui East, Kowloon, Hong Kong, p. 2723 2672, 尖沙咀麼地道62 號永安廣場