Even if you’re flying by private jet, quick jaunts away and onboard essentials - especially over the festive season - mean a great carry-on bag is a must-have travel accessory for any frequent flyer. Whether you’re looking for a design that doubles up a weekend bag or a luxury suitcase that meets all cabin requirements, our edit of the best carry-on bags has something to suit.
What a Carry On: The Best Luxury Cabin Bags
Samsonite Cosmolite Suitcase
US household luggage brand, Samsonite, are old hand at creating great quality cases. As carry-ons go, this one has everything you need from the neutral colour palette, four wheels for ease of use and a durable hardshell case.
£340, from Selfridges
Bennett Winch Weekender Holdall
This holdall befits weekends away in the country. Laidback sophistication- we like it. Made of canvas material with plenty of storage pockets and pouches, the Weekend canvas is a practical travel accessory.
£575 from Bennett Winch
Fabbrica Pelletterie Milano Spinner Suitcase
Looking for something as hard as nails? This aluminium suitcase from FPM is robust and resilient in the face of bumps and scratches. It features four good-sized wheels and a telescopic handle to take the heavy lifting out of your hands.
£995 from Mr Porter
Gucci GG Supreme Carry-on
For more of a stylish statement piece, this canvas suitcase from Gucci with its monogram print is just the ticket. Built atop four 360 wheels, there are internal and external compartments aplenty.
£1,880 from Farfetch
Montblanc #MY4810 Cabin Bag
For sophisticate yet understated luxury that's both fashionable and functional, the Montblanc #MY4810 is compact and well-built. Featuring a hard shell cover for durability, four wheels for easy navigation and plenty of internal pockets, this is a great option for short city breaks or overnight stays.
£650 from Mr Porter
Valextra Leather Suitcase
This suitcase looks almost too pretty to use. It's a good thing you'll be keeping it close because this leather is not suited to rough conveyor belts. Made of fine calf leather in a royal blue, it has one internal pocket though not much room for flexibility, so you'll need to choose your items wisely.
£5,450 from Matches Fashion