The Best Luggage Sets For Beginner Travelers

For couples, families, or simply for someone with a lot of gear, find a collection of bags that handles it all.

Whether it's your first time going on a trip, or your first time in a while, having a luggage set can make an enormous difference. Your gear will be easier to track, easier to keep together, and you'll look stylish too. Here's what to look for in a good set.

Samsonite Winfield 2 Hardside Expandable Luggage with Spinner Wheels
Choose the right gear the first time and it'll be a long time before you choose again. | Samsonite

Size matters; look for bags with lots of space, including any carry-on you're considering.

Travelers Club 4 Piece Midtown Luggage Set
If you're heading out for a while, make sure you have what you need with space for a little more, just in case. | Travelers Club

Suitcases that will be dragged through airports, or thrown by baggage handlers, should be made of tough, rugged material like ABS plastic.

Apelila 4-piece Luggage Set
Bright, stylish colors accentuate your personality and make it easy to spot the bags on the carousel. | Apelila

Make sure the hardware on your suitcase is compliant with the TSA and other authorities.

Rockland London Hardside Spinner Wheel Luggage
Who wants to check bags anymore? | Rockland

A wide variety of colors is nice, not just for style but for making it easier to pick a bag out from a carousel at a distance.