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6 best carry-on luggage and travel bags on Amazon Canada, according to reviewers

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If you are a frequent flier (or dream of becoming one), you know that a good carry-on bag can be the make-or-break between a seamless airport experience and a travel day tailor-made by satan.

Other than your passport, your carry-on luggage is arguably your most important travel accessory. While you can shove everything and more into your suitcase, your carry-on bag needs to be a beacon of organization. Whether you're toting around a laptop and camera gear or a suit and tie for a quick business trip, you want a bag that will work for you, not against you.

Because travelling already costs an arm and a leg, we took our shopping skills to Amazon Canada to find the six best carry-on luggage and travel bags under $100. With more than 3,000 reviews a piece and an average rating of 4.3 stars or higher, these budget-friendly carry-on bags are about to change the way you travel.

1. 9,900 reviews: BJLFS Weekender Bag

carry-on bag, BJLFS Weekender Bag in black with brown handle (Photo via Amazon)
BJLFS Weekender Bag in black (Photo via Amazon)

$41 at Amazon

Average rating: 4.6 stars

The details: This travel weekender bag features a trolley sleeve on its exterior, making it the perfect companion for breezing through the airport. Its adjustable/detachable shoulder strap is comfortable for long-term wear and an interior wet pocket helps to store toiletries or wet items safely. The bag comes with a handy exterior side pocket, is made from a durable waterproof material, and is available in a whopping 27 colours and designs.

Promising review: It's the "best bag I've ever bought," raves one Amazon reviewer. The carry-on is "huge and fits everything," they write. Its spill-resistant pockets are "amazing," and overall, "I would recommend it completely."

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2. 7,000 reviews: Zegur Business Garment Bag

Business Garment Bag in black with long black strap on white background (Photo via Amazon)
Business Garment Bag (Photo via Amazon)

$80 at Amazon

Average rating: 4.6 stars

The details: Whether you're headed out for a business trip, a wedding or a fancy weekend getaway, this garment bag holds everything from suits and dresses to shoes and ties. The bag has a handy exterior pocket to store electronics and travel/business documents and features an adjustable and detachable shoulder strap.

Promising review: It's an "outstanding" suit bag, raves one shopper. It "accommodates the full [Air Force] uniform," including a shirt, shoes and hat, "with tons of room to spare," they write. Adding, the internal straps "keep everything stable."

3. 6,700 reviews: Canway Travel Duffle Bag

Canway Travel Duffle Bag with red hat, shoes, and clothes on green turf (Photo via Amazon)
Canway Travel Duffle Bag (Photo via Amazon)

$43 $46 at Amazon

Average rating: 4.6 stars

The details: This versatile duffle bag has a large 45-litre capacity with one main pocket and eight individual pockets, including an interior wet pocket, shoe compartment, water bottle holder, and small interior pockets, perfect for toiletries.

Promising review: According to one shopper, the duffle bag is "perfect" for "any occasion" and "ready for every situation." Being able to separate your shoes from your clothes is a "game-changer," they write. Adding, if you're in the market for a "great value multi-use bag," the Canway duffle bag "has it all."

4. 6,600 reviews: Modoker Convertible Garment Bag

Modoker Convertible Garment Bag in dark grey with long strap (Photo via Amazon)
Modoker Convertible Garment Bag (Photo via Amazon)

$66 at Amazon

Average rating: 4.5 stars

The details: This two-in-one duffle bag is a dream come true for business travellers and frequent fliers. The top-rated carry-on combines the features of a garment bag with a weekender bag, with two additional side compartments for shoes and other necessities.

Promising review: An "Amazon's Choice" pick for carry-on garment bag, reviewers have given this affordable travel bag top marks for sturdy and wrinkle-free travel. According to one shopper, the bag is "very stylish and functional." They note the myriad of pockets makes organization "a breeze," and they can easily store their suit "without [a] problem."

5. 4,100 reviews: U.S. Traveler Expandable Carry-on Luggage Set

U.S. Traveler Expandable Carry-on Luggage Set with two pieces in black (Photo via Amazon)
U.S. Traveler Expandable Carry-on Luggage Set (Photo via Amazon)

$80 at Amazon

Average rating: 4.3 stars

The details: An ideal set for the "bring it just in case" kind of packers, this two-piece luggage set has all the storage you need for a jam-packed weekend trip. The roller unit can be expanded up to 25 per cent and the smaller tote bag can fit underneath most airplane seats.

Promising review: According to one Amazon shopper, the bags are "very good quality" and the "perfect size" for travelling. "I love the over-the-shoulder carrier as well," they write.

6. 3,300 reviews: Bagsmart Large Travel Bag

Bagsmart Large Travel Bag with an open view with products inside (Photo via Amazon)
Bagsmart Large Travel Bag (Photo via Amazon)

$56 at Amazon

Average rating: 4.6 stars

The details: This top-rated carry-on bag opens and packs like a suitcase, which more than comes in handy for security checkpoints and general organization. The duffle features a padded pocket for laptops, a waterproof bag for toiletries and is made from a durable, water-resistant material.

Promising review: "I travel every weekend between cities," and this bag is an "absolute life-saver," raves one five-star reviewer. It "fits a lot of stuff," they write. "[You] can easily pack for a week or two — or three!"

The reviews quoted above reflect the most recent versions at the time of publication.

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