How to Pick the Perfect Carry On Luggage | Travel Tips

Picking the perfect carry on luggage is hard. We make it easy by sharing our 7 Best Carry On Bags with pros and cons for each. Backpacks vs. Roller Bags.


Away The Carry-On:
Patagonia Black Hole Duffle 30L:
Patagonia Black Hole Duffle 45L:
Patagonia Black Hole Duffle 60L:
Patagonia Black Hole Duffle 90L:
Patagonia Black Hole Duffle 120L:
Herschel The Novel:
Patagonia MLC:
F-Stop Tilopa:


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  1. Sonia Avalos on June 21, 2018 at 12:24 am

    Osprey Fairpoint is wonderful bag. Surprised it didn’t make this list.

  2. Armando Martinez on June 21, 2018 at 12:25 am

    Marko, where can I get the shirt your wearing? Very cool!

  3. Tori Dasilva on June 21, 2018 at 12:25 am

    I wish I could afford these 😂😭 please make a video for middle class people lmaoo

  4. Mr Green on June 21, 2018 at 12:31 am

    Alex is hot

  5. Derek Fawning on June 21, 2018 at 12:37 am

    So helpful. I am packing for a trip and it will be my second time on a plane. I haven’t flown in 6 years so my travel knowledge is a little rusty. Thanks!

  6. Nik Man on June 21, 2018 at 12:38 am

    Flip flops ?.?.. wear proper shoes on videos you stupid loud mouthed Americans

  7. kiranasad232 on June 21, 2018 at 12:38 am


  8. TheLotusrising on June 21, 2018 at 12:40 am

    You guys are so much fun to watch , thanks for the spectrum of luggage, going to check out the Patagonia MLC, you guys should check out the Professional Weekender at eBags for your next review. Ps. OMG, clicked your packing video and you guys look so young and I am sure you hear this often but your eyes are amazing 🙂

  9. Tarzan Chita on June 21, 2018 at 12:41 am

    Subscribed! 🙂

  10. Gipsy Dean on June 21, 2018 at 12:41 am

    This is lame…. you morons have never seen Eagle Creek carry-on/backpack with wheels eh?

  11. sweetpaow on June 21, 2018 at 12:43 am

    I will travel to Japan from Sweden next spring and I’m super nervous because I’ve never gone by flight anywhere. I bought a wheel suitcase before for that…but I’ve heard a lot of losing bagage stories and now only want to bring carry-on bag 🎒 I just don’t know what kind. I can’t carry too heavy stuff and it feels stupid to buy a new suitcase. I will try to pack minimalistic

  12. meowmeow44444 on June 21, 2018 at 12:43 am

    2:29 Roller bag hard or soft……HA!!!! the one on the left went in to kid mode laughing…..I smiled to. I can see you had to do a quick retake on that and he was still laughing. Good job.

  13. Divine Divine on June 21, 2018 at 12:44 am

    Guys… why Vaga brothers? What was your inspiration for this name?

  14. John Gio on June 21, 2018 at 12:44 am

    Update video on this? 🙏🏻

  15. Evita Christiana on June 21, 2018 at 12:45 am

    What about the max carry on weight of 7kg?

  16. Elaine Tsui on June 21, 2018 at 12:47 am

    I live in Edinburgh and literally as you said "You don’t want to be that person pulling a roller-bag down some cobblestone street in Europe". Someone rolled by with a roller-bag down the cobblestone street outside my house 😂😂😂

  17. Phoenix Instinct on June 21, 2018 at 12:47 am

    Here is a carry-on travel and kit bag in one, sweet

  18. Giselle on June 21, 2018 at 12:48 am

    Wow wish I would have found your channel before I traveled to New York because it was my first time flying and leaving California 😫

  19. The Nate Nelly Report on June 21, 2018 at 12:51 am

    Get to the point quicker

  20. Gary Bennett on June 21, 2018 at 12:52 am

    Great review.. when it comes to the Fstop camera bag. Do u have to check this bag during your travels or can u use it as a carry on bag?

  21. Helen Davies on June 21, 2018 at 12:52 am

    Can’t work out the advantage of a carry on with 4 external wheels. It reduces the amount of packing space. I’m an Old lady but I travel a lot with carry on luggage (I’m also British!). I like 2 recessed wheels, one big packing space inside and a couple of zipped pockets out side. I use packing cubes to organise the inside space.

  22. Gary Sandhu on June 21, 2018 at 12:52 am

    Looking for a hard case carry on spinner. Is there a big diff between international vs domestic sizes? Was considering the Briggs and Riley sympatico…. thoughts?

  23. Ayesha Ahmad on June 21, 2018 at 12:53 am

    "The bottom of our dirty souls"

  24. Navelta Escalera on June 21, 2018 at 12:55 am

    Lithium batteries, must be the event that all of the overhead bin space is full

  25. Dizzanne Billy on June 21, 2018 at 12:57 am

    So much truth at 2:00! Haha

  26. Lava Yuki on June 21, 2018 at 12:57 am

    As long as you avoid Ryanair…. unless you’re traveling with no luggage at all

  27. Mr Nick on June 21, 2018 at 12:57 am

    Right on! Its all about being protected, no matter wether you’re hard or soft.

  28. necigrad on June 21, 2018 at 12:59 am

    I traveled over 28000 miles in 20 days with a TravelPro FlightCrew 4 22" (airline bag, but there are several similar without the professional warranty) and a SwissGear backpack. Together the 2 cost about $200. It’s important to note what I travel with. I wear jeans (which are notoriously bulky) and bring a ton of electronics (17" laptop, iPad, two iPhones (one unlocked), chargers for all, international power adaptor, electric razor, wireless noise-canceling headphones, power strip for the adaptor, DSLR with lens and monopod or tripod…) and I made ALL of this fit. I also bring goodies for all my flight crews (about 10 pounds of candy on this trip!) Don’t pander to the expensive stuff (though that Patagonia backpack is pretty sweet).

    Also, a note on smart bags. They’re stupid. Even more so now as you can no longer check them (as was NOT the case when the video was posted). Need to charge a phone? Bring a battery pack. Weigh your suitcase? Not a carryon in most cases, and you can do this at home. Weigh yourself holding the bag and then without the back then use first grade math. You can no longer track your bag in most cases because now the battery needs to be removed before checking.

  29. Joe Turner on June 21, 2018 at 12:59 am

    You should always check you luggage. In case you have forgotten something.

  30. Gj Dj on June 21, 2018 at 1:00 am

    For UK flight carriers you can forget any carry on bag size over 40 litres. Chances are it will go in the hold.

  31. Natasha Cane on June 21, 2018 at 1:00 am

    One plus of having a soft bag is it can be squeezed through small overhead openings. I was once flying in a Saab 340 that was completely full due to another flight being cancelled, and the poor flight attendant took nearly 20 minutes trying to fit people’s carry on luggage into the overhead. Everything that was soft was fairly easy to manipulate through the incredibly narrow opening, but the hard shell baggage just wasn’t going to fit. She was quite annoyed at the check in staff as they should have known that those bags wouldn’t have fit, but they allowed them on anyway.

  32. Red Gamer on June 21, 2018 at 1:02 am

    How about a roller backpack

  33. Jus Badd on June 21, 2018 at 1:04 am

    Today i travelled from cannes my wheels messed up the case was a pain in the ass to drag.. i need to find one with strong wheels and inner wheel bits..

  34. LLJ L on June 21, 2018 at 1:05 am

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  35. Wendy Slaby on June 21, 2018 at 1:07 am

    I have done extensive travel for work Briggs and Riley fan here, they are pricey but they have the best warranty out there. So if you don’t want to replace your bags for every trip check them out.

  36. Bernard Blackburn on June 21, 2018 at 1:10 am

    bluesmart and raden are no longer in business

  37. Christian Soto on June 21, 2018 at 1:10 am

    #Sponsed horrible bags

  38. Archibald Tuttle on June 21, 2018 at 1:12 am

    Carry on luggage: I always take the cheapest of the lightest

  39. raiden derp on June 21, 2018 at 1:12 am

    ive been traveling with a 511 tactical rush 72 backpack for 2 years, it holds 55 liters and i havent had to gate check it yet thanks to its compression straps. it has an insane number of compartments and a ton of expandability. it is a kind of pricey backpack at over 150$ tho…

  40. Inspired by Analog on June 21, 2018 at 1:12 am

    Try the airport helipak from thinktank. You can fit tons of clothes in it.

  41. Guy F on June 21, 2018 at 1:14 am

    Osprey Farpoint 55 handsdown

  42. POKEMON BOII on June 21, 2018 at 1:14 am

    Those are my BROTHERS😂😂😂love their videos.

  43. Kristofferson on June 21, 2018 at 1:16 am

    How much did Away pay you?

  44. Rob C on June 21, 2018 at 1:16 am

    LMAO, hard or soft…

  45. robert friesen on June 21, 2018 at 1:17 am

    I am so angry at people who walk into an aircraft wearing a large back pack
    I have been hit so many times in the head while sitting in an aisle seat by an idiot who turns to talk to someone behind them and their back pack flies into me. All airlines should require back packs to be removed and carried in front of the passenger while boarding the plane!!

  46. David Thaler on June 21, 2018 at 1:19 am

    Couple of updates: Away has a carry-on and a “bigger carry-on”, each with an optional front pocket, but color choices are limited if you want the pocket (blue or black only). Bluesmart has folded—the batteries in their luggage aren’t easily removable and with new airline regs, the bags can’t be checked.

  47. JazdaBham on June 21, 2018 at 1:20 am

    does anyone know the song please?

  48. JP HICKMAN on June 21, 2018 at 1:20 am

    H E A D S U P ! ! !
    Most (majority) of smart bags are NOT permitted as cabin luggage on board Australian airlines due to internal batteries and are considered dangerous goods and prohibited.
    I can’t speak for other counties’ safety regulations though.

  49. markucije on June 21, 2018 at 1:21 am

    Fuckin’ Imperial system.. Hallooooo, you tube is not only america!!!! U can put measures in metric system too. Thank you.

  50. Walter Sickinger on June 21, 2018 at 1:22 am

    People carry backpacks as large as carry-ons. They should be classified as THE carry-on. The 2nd bag should be no larger than a messenger bag. I am f****** tired of being swiped in a narrow aircraft aisle by the huge backpack carried by the moron ahead of me.