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Old 16-07-2019, 07:53 AM   #1
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Which luggage is worth the money?

Been trying to buy a 28inch luggage since my old one finally cracked at the bottom near the wheel area after my trip.

I saw xiaomi one and one more Samsonite one, price for both is about the same, but not sure which is the better among the two.

Trying my luck here if anyone own these luggage and can shed some light for me to decide

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Old 16-07-2019, 08:20 AM   #2
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Been trying to buy a 28inch luggage since my old one finally cracked at the bottom near the wheel area after my trip.

I saw xiaomi one and one more Samsonite one, price for both is about the same, but not sure which is the better among the two.

Trying my luck here if anyone own these luggage and can shed some light for me to decide

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you can look at legend walker =)
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Old 16-07-2019, 09:06 AM   #3
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you can look at legend walker =)
Woo, nice but price quite steep. The two i mentioned cost around $160- 190 ish..but thanks for showing me another worthy mention luggage brand
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Old 16-07-2019, 09:25 AM   #4
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Woo, nice but price quite steep. The two i mentioned cost around $160- 190 ish..but thanks for showing me another worthy mention luggage brand
During luggage fair should be able to get around 200++ I got my around 10 years ago still quite good except some wear and tear.

Normally samsonite is more popular brand but also one of the top luggage brand got damaged easily especially the wheel and handle except some model that is more durable.
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Old 16-07-2019, 01:13 PM   #5
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Can try taking a look at Lojel. It is good and price is reasonable too.
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Old 16-07-2019, 01:35 PM   #6
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Can try taking a look at Lojel. It is good and price is reasonable too.
Yea is good. Travel store usually got good promo for lojel
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Old 16-07-2019, 02:20 PM   #7
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I prefer Crossing because of their Zip.
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Old 16-07-2019, 02:30 PM   #8
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Lojel wheels reliable? Or similar to the common brands like samsonite delsey etc.?
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Old 16-07-2019, 02:31 PM   #9
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Don't waste money on Samsonite their warranty is useless.
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Old 16-07-2019, 02:37 PM   #10
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There is promo going on too for Crossing
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Old 16-07-2019, 09:07 PM   #11
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Lojel wheels reliable? Or similar to the common brands like samsonite delsey etc.?
Yes lojel is reliable. Most brand latest model will be with 8 wheels. If you hear promoter tell you those 2-4wheels is latest model is more or less bs
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Old 16-07-2019, 10:18 PM   #12
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The brand Eminent is reliable. I bought the full set of S,M,L sizes for my girl about 6 years ago. Each comes with 4 double wheels. She travels with them at least 3 times per year. So far the wheels and body of each piece are still very sturdy. (bought this brand after some research done that time. When on sale, can obtain at good prices from OG at about +/- $150 for the L size).

I have a L size brand Delsey with a 5 years warranty. 4 single-wheel piece that I bought at close to $300 during a Takashimaya sale. I used it at least twice a year. 3 months before the warranty was up, the rubber of one of the wheels came off. I attempted to contact Delsey for repair but got completely no reply from them (their internet service is as good as non existing. Shame on the brand.) Lucky I still have the photostat Taka receipt. I brought the luggage to Taka and the customer service replaced all four wheels for me when they noticed the other three wheels were also about to wear off completely. Am very pleased with Taka's after sales service, even after close to 5 years of sales. It is the first departmental store in my mind if i want to buy luggage.

I won't buy a Samsonite coz I ever invested in a $600+ L size and the wheels worn off after about 4 years with the 3-year warranty expired (the luggage couldn't move smoothly with those worn off wheels). This piece I probably had used it for about 6 times in total. Now, it is in my storeroom used as a storage box for my winter clothing.

Nevertheless, I would consider buying Samsonite's sister brand, American Tourister. I have a M size piece, given free from a credit card promotion. This piece I also have been dragging here and there for more than 5 years and overall structure is still very much intact.

My experience to keep a luggage piece more lasting - never put more than 25 kgs in any luggage regardless of its size. Try putting 30 kgs weight in a L size cheap luggage and go travel - it may probably last half a trip and if can last for two trips one can consider himself lucky (either casing cracks or wheels breaks off).
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Old 17-07-2019, 06:14 AM   #13
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My experience to keep a luggage piece more lasting - never put more than 25 kgs in any luggage regardless of its size. Try putting 30 kgs weight in a L size cheap luggage and go travel - it may probably last half a trip and if can last for two trip one can consider himself lucky (either casing cracks or wheels breaks off).
You fly business or first? Econ class just 23kg limit
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You fly business or first? Econ class just 23kg limit
SQ 30kg
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Old 17-07-2019, 10:04 AM   #15
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always consider the after-sales servicing for luggage.

samsonite after-service is bad, their warranty is a limited warranty, it doesn't cover the wheels. i bought a samsonite travel duffel 7 years ago and within 12 months, the rubber on both wheels came off.

I gave a ring to Samsonite and they quoted me $80 per wheel, total $160, which is already 50% of the price i paid.

pissed off, i went and bought a $50 no-brand cabin-sized luggage from BHG. it lasted me for 6 years, survived literally everything.

when you are spending a substantial amount on a piece of luggage, look at the after-sales warranty. Understand what it covers, what the company will repair FOC, what they will charge, where is the service center and the responsiveness of their Call centers or email

typically a low-end samsonite 28" luggage cost around 300. a mid to high-end range will cost 500 to 800.

If you are a frequent traveller and you want invest in a good solid piece of luggage with great warranty, I suggest to hoot a Briggs & Riley, Victorinox, Thule, Travelpro or Eagle Creek.

i have a Eagle Creek 120L duffel trolley bag. Its looks like our SAF black duffel bag with wheels and a luggage handle.

got it last year at their warehouse sale. original price $300, got it for 198
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