The Best Hardcase Luggage For Couples

A tough bag protects twice as much gear.

Hardcase luggage has some major advantages for couples: It's tough, it's distinct, and it's built to fit easily in trunks, overhead bins, and racks. Here's what to look for in the perfect bags for two.

Samsonite Tech 2.0 Hardside Expandable Luggage with Spinner Wheels
Consider this an investment, as the right bags can be used for years and years without being replaced. | Samsonite

Start with what it's made of: Polycarbonate and ABS plastic will generally be your best bets for a mix of toughness and style.

Rockland Speciale Hardside 2-Piece Expandable Spinner Luggage Set
When you know exactly what you need to pack, there's no point messing around with bags that are too big. | Rockland

Overall sizing is the next point to look at; make sure that the bags comply with your airline or travel company's standards for luggage.

American Tourister Curio Hardside Luggage with Spinner Wheels
You don't want to check bags if you don't have to, but when you do it's important to know they're safe. | American Tourister

Make sure all locks are compliant with airport security rules, and that the hardware works smoothly and well.

DELSEY Paris Chatelet Hard+ Hardside Luggage with Spinner Wheels
When you travel with flair, you need bags that do their part as well. | DELSEY

Organizational features, especially if you're sharing a set of luggage, is a must to make sure you've got everything.

Wrangler El Dorado Hardside Luggage with USB Port/Cup Holder & Spinner Wheels
This style is like traveling with your office. | Wrangler

And if you know you'll be bringing back more than you come with, get a set with expandable sides.