Best Carry On Luggage for Families

If you are like my family, we always carry on when we fly. First of all, it is cheaper. Secondly, it is much faster. We like to get to our destination and go! Plus, we like to pack light. If you are looking for ideas on which carry on luggage to buy, check out my top three picks of the best carry on luggage for families.

Best Carry on luggage for families

1. Olympia 21″ Denmark Spinner 

My kids love this carry on luggage. Their favorite part is that it spins on 4 wheels in all directions, meaning they don’t really have to pull it around…they can push it! It comes in a variety of colors and it meets the carry on size requirement for domestic and international travel. It is a small carry on luggage and is not heavy at all. The handle is sturdy and the hard outer shell has withstood “kid travel”. It is also expandable for times we could use the extra space on a road trip or if we decide to check in bags. Internally, there is a zipper divider and compartments for more organization and storage. For under $50, it is considered a cheap carry on luggage. To me, it is definitely worth the price! Click the picture below for details.

2. Ogio Stealth Terminal Bag

We have had this bag for over 5 years and it still looks almost brand new. It is our go-to carry on luggage. It is pricey at $120, yet the quality is unbeatable! There is storage galore in this luggage. From the large main area to the 2 smaller interior compartments, there is plenty of space for your gear. We always use this bag when we fly, and pack our clothes inside packing cubes. There are also exterior pockets and zippers which can be handy if you need to grab something often. In addition, the wheels are made of a clear durable material that withstands bumpy terrain and airport curbs. It also has an expandable zipper in case we need more space or are checking in. My only issue is that this bag is a borderline carry-on bag at 22″. It fits perfectly in the overhead compartment, but sometimes gate agents have given me “a look” about the size of the bag. Check out more details by clicking the picture below.

3. Osprey Packs Porter 46 Backpack

This is my husband’s favorite bag! He used it to trek around Peru. It fit all of his clothes and gear for 5 days comfortably. The straps are adjustable, very comfortable and the pack is very secure with the buckles up front. There is also a front panel zipper compartment for easy access to small items and a hidden laptop sleeve on top. The Osprey backpack is great to use as a carry-on, and also on any small backpacking adventure, as it can fit a lot more than expected! Click on the picture below to see more specs.

For more travel luggage options, check below:

Top Rated Carry On Luggage

Please follow me on Facebook and Twitter for post updates and travel advice. If you would like to see daily travel pictures of where we have traveled, follow me on Instagram. If you would like a place to keep all of these travel posts organized, consider using Pinterest and following my boards.

Please consider subscribing to DQ Family Travel. I send monthly emails about my latest posts which include places we have visited and travel tips.

DQ Family Travel is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees. Your price does not change when you click on these links, but it does provide me with a small commission.

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.