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Where to Buy Luggage
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Can anyone recommend luggage (brand + model number) that has the
-- Has wheels with extending pull-handle.
-- Bigger than carry-on. Can contain clothes for one person for up to a
-- Sturdy. Gets good recommendations for lasting quite a while.
-- Under $300.
Also, if you can, can you remember where you got it from?
Or, can anyone recommend a good store to buy luggage? Good is
sales clerks who actually take time to explain the various features of
the luggage and the store has pretty good prices.
Has anybody bought luggage online and had a good experiece with it?
Consumers Reports did a piece fairly recently (last 6-8 months) on
luggage that would fit your various criteria, I think. I seem to
recollect that the Lands' End luggage rated high, but don't quote me on
I highly recommend "The Luggage Store" on Shattuck in Berkeley. The
is very knowledgeable and carries the Consumer Reports "best buys".
will show them to you if you just ask.) We bought four of them to take to
Europe over Christmas, and they are great. My husband bought the
last year for travel back in forth to L.A., where he goes frequently on
business; he loves it. This line (I think it's "Ricardo") is inexpensive
and holds up very well.
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