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As vaccines roll out and popular destinations reopen, people hit the road again and cross the runways (including Hollywood). This summer, Kelly Ripa and Mark Consuelos vacationed in Italy, Ariana Grande and her new husband Dalton Gomez honeymooned in the Netherlands, and Justin and Hailey Bieber dined with French president Emmanuel Macron in Paris, just one some starry vacations.
“While many of our members are still traveling (albeit cautiously and mostly by road) in 2020, we have seen a dramatic increase in both bookings and confirmations. booking as more and more members get vaccinated and start to feel more comfortable traveling,” said Samantha Patil, co-founder and CEO of online member-based concierge platform Well Traveled, explain.
She added: “We’ve heard from many members who feel like ‘they missed the chance’ to travel before the pandemic and are not going to let that opportunity pass them by or see it as a possibility to travel. their calendar in the future. It’s really interesting to see how quickly members come back to book a second, third, fourth trip after their first ‘post-pandemic’ trip. I think everyone feels nervous when traveling again after all that has happened in the past year, but then you go to a new place, you remember that there is more to life than sitting at the computer. count indoors and you exhale. “
Patil said Well Traveled members booked twice as many trips in the first five months of 2021 than in all of 2020, and bookings were up 62 percent month-over-month.
As for where the stylish members go, Patil says Mexico is one of the most popular destinations, Angelenos favors Cabo (Nobu is a top hotel), New Yorkers head to Tulum and Playa del Carmen (Rosewood Mayakoba continues to be the favorite). “In recent weeks, we’ve seen US travelers start planning European trips for the fall, with Greece and Italy being the most popular by far,” notes Patil.
Whether you’re booking cheap accommodation or a lavish getaway, Black Friday is a great time to upgrade your luggage, as many discerning retailers and travel brands are offering great deals. offers through Cyber Monday.
Below, take a look at some of the best Black Friday luggage on suitcases, backpacks, and travel accessories along with our top picks.
Best Black Friday deals on Travel Luggage and Accessories
Amazon Save money on luggage sets, hand scales and other travel accessories.
Far Ends November 29, up to 40% off select luggage, tote bags and accessories.
Beis From November 25 to 28, take 30% off site-wide from the Shay Mitchell-founded label and enjoy up to 50% off store movies every day.
Bric’s Save up to 50% off select items.
Briggs & Riley Save $50 on items priced between $100 and $398 or $100 off items priced at $399 or more.
Calpak Ends November 27, 25% off sitewide.
Caraa Ends November 30, save 20% with code HAVE GIFT.
Herschel Save up to 60% on select storage styles.
July Ends November 30, save $30 for $300, $100 for $600, or $200 for $1,000.
Monos Ends November 25, 35% off select items with code EARLYBF2021.
Neiman Marcus Save up to 75% on select brands, including Bric’s, Tumi, Marc Jacobs, Wolf, and more
Nordstrom For a limited time, you can save up to 25% on select luggage brands, including Dagne Dover, Bric’s, Tumi, etc.
Paravel From November 25 to 29, up to 20% off select packages.
Samsonite 30% off sitewide with code EXTRA30.
Troubadours From November 24 to 29, up to 60% off select bags.
The best Black Friday deals on luggage
Need more recommendations? In addition to the list above, we’ve picked out some of the best luggage deals for Black Friday shopping. Check out our favorite travel gear below.
1. Throw away the Expandable Carry
Away’s expandable carry-on luggage can pack up to 42 liters worth of your belongings, including a 15-inch laptop in its dedicated tech sleeve. On sale for $191 ($225 equivalent), the side case is finished in water-resistant and durable nylon and has smooth 360-degree spinning wheels.
Get rid of the Extendable Carry (sign up $225)
2. Urecity Retro Travel Suitcase Set
Usually $209, this vintage suitcase set by Urecity is on sale in select colors and sizes at Amazon with prices starting at $177. Crafted in faux leather and featuring heavy-duty spinning wheels, the luggage comes with a small 12-inch wide tote box and a large roll-up suitcase with options of 20, 22 or 26 inches tall.
Urecity Retro travel suitcase set
3. Monos Carry-On Pro Plus in Desert Taupe
Canada-based luxury travel brand Monos’ Black Friday early sale promises up to 35% off sleek rolling suitcases in a range of fashionable colors. The brand’s Carry-On Pro Plus luggage is built with aerospace-grade German polycarbonate hard shell and super-quiet Hinomoto Lisof 360-degree wheels, so it moves smoothly with you on even the most challenging of roads. the most bumpy road. At a little over 8 pounds, the bag is also light.
It has an exterior pocket with compartments that can fit a 15-inch laptop and other flat accessories; three interior zippered pockets; Anti-bacterial soft interior fabric. The telescopic handle has four height settings, while the built-in compression cushion and TSA-approved combination lock keep your belongings secure. The handbag is finished with polished vegan leather details.
Monos Carry-On Pro Plus ($347 subscription)
4. Dagne Dover Large Duffel Neoprene Bag 365
This large and sleek neoprene duffle bag (on sale for $160 at Nordstrom) by Dagne Dover is the perfect pick for the weekend getaway. The expandable design lets you stow your 15-inch laptop, shoes, water bottle, and other belongings, thanks to dedicated compartments and zippered pockets.
5. Beis 29 inch Large Luggage
Starting November 25, actress Shay Mitchell’s travel brand Béis is offering 30% off site-wide – meaning you can own this stylish 29-inch check-in suitcase (available in three cool colors) for only $209.
Beis 29 Inch Large Luggage (register $298)
6. Calpak x Jen Atkin’s Gold Hand Baggage
Before collaborating with the cosmetic brand elf, Hollywood hairstylist Jen Atkin (clients include Kendall Jenner, Bella Hadid and Chrissy Teigen) launched a luxury luggage collection with the Calpak travel accessory label featuring based in LA. One of the best luggage sales right now includes Calpak’s online sale, and this yellow carry-on suitcase from the Atkin collaboration costs just $213 ($285) and has Other colors to match your flying style.
Made with an aluminum frame, polycarbonate shell and Hinomoto’s silent wheels, the 22-inch cordless luggage includes a clear dust cover and stickers to personalize your luggage.
Calpak x Jen Atkin Hand Baggage (subscription $285)
7. Briggs & Riley Torq Medium Camera
For those looking for a durable and lightweight option for three- to six-day trips, Briggs & Riley’s Torq medium gyroscope can handle the job — and it’s only $499 (discounted). $100 off regular price). Made of lightweight Makrolon polycarbonate and measuring 27.5 inches tall x 18.5 inches wide x 11.5 inches deep, the carry-on luggage includes the SmartLink Strap system for extra bag towing, free-spinning wheels and a handle aircraft grade aluminum handle. Inside, compression straps and an integrated mesh garment keep your belongings wrinkle-free and organized. It weighs just under 9 pounds and comes with free voiceovers.
Briggs & Riley Torq Medium Spinner ($599)
8. Kipling Curiosity Large Four Wheel Roller Luggage
Belgian brand Kipling is known for its fun carry-on and travel accessories, including this rolling luggage that sells for $137 at Target ($229). Measuring 20.75 inches long by 31 inches, 13 inches deep, and weighing just over 6 pounds, this suitcase has an acrylic case and has a capacity of 132 liters.
Kipling Large Four Wheel Roller Luggage (register $229)
9. Caraa Small Studio Bag
Already marked down to $250 (originally $395), Caraa’s Black Friday sale brings the value of this luxury three-in-one sale down to $200. Wear it as a backpack, crossbody or shoulder bag and take it to the gym (it’s antibacterial, waterproof and comes with a wet bag) or to work (it fits a 11 inch laptop).
Caraa Small Studio Bag ($395)
10. Monos Check-In Large Luggage
Monos’ luxury hard-sided checked baggage ($310, check-in $388) gives you enough room for up to three weeks’ worth of clothing, depending on your needs. It boasts all of the same luxury features as the brand’s carry-on suitcase and measures 30 inches tall by 21 inches wide by 11 inches deep and weighs about 10.5 pounds.
Monos Check-In Big Baggage at Blue Haze ($310)
11. Herschel Trade hand baggage
For a can’t-miss option when it comes to baggage claim, Herschel’s Trade Carry-On is one of the great ways to do it. It has a molded ABS exterior, telescopic handle, and 360-degree wheels — and it’s only $123 (down from $190).
Herschel Trade Hand Baggage ($190 registration)
12. Samsonite Tru-Frame Carry-On Spinner
Samsonite’s summer sale includes up to 50% off select pieces of luggage, including this deluxe hard-shell carry-on suitcase with a metallic blue polycarbonate shell and a zip-free zipper. This product measures 31.1 inches high x approximately 21 inches wide x 12.6 inches deep and features 360-degree rotating wheels and all the organization compartments and zippered pockets you need inside.
Samsonite Tru-Frame Carry-On Spinner (register $290)