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Travelpro Platinum 5 Luggage - Review

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Travelpro Platinum 5 Luggage in Red

We’ve all seen the people who fight with their baggage at the airport. Even though rolling luggage seems to have solved the problems created by suitcases with just handles or shoulder straps, difficulties can still arise with this new genre. If the extendable handle isn’t long enough, your case might hit the back of your heels when you walk. Or the wheels might not turn corners well. If you don’t pack enough, your clothes could tumble together and wrinkle. And if you pack too much, your luggage could tip over while you’re waiting in the check-in line at the airport.

Travelpro hopes to solve these problems with its Platinum 5 Luggage line. This 22-inch suitcase includes an extra-long handle plus a rotating lever which allows you to push the case instead of pulling it, if you prefer. The baggage also has a no-tip feature, clips inside to secure your clothing, and wheels that are quiet and turn corners with ease. The main compartment also expands for 30 percent more packing capacity. Sound good? There are more surprises inside. The suitcase also features a complimentary combination lock, leather ID tag holder, hanging toiletry kit (which clips to the main compartment) and a folding garment bag. Well suited for business or leisure travelers, Platinum 5 Suitcases come in black, red and aspen gray.

by Laurie Hartzell

See our review of the Travelpro Platinum 7 Soft Duffel Bag

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Price: $268

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