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We need new luggage

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sweetheart Wed 24-Aug-16 14:46:40

Our cases were old and got wrecked coming back from holiday this year so I need to invest in some new luggage. However I've always brought bags from a local market which has now closed down so I have zero idea on what's good and whats not.

I need 4 cases and would like the ones with 4 wheels on the bottom but I'm worried about these getting snapped off as this is what happened to our cases this year (wheels were broken).

I'm not keen on spending a huge amount but I'm not really sure what is a good price or where is good to buy from.

Any recommendations please?

chough Wed 24-Aug-16 14:54:16

sweetheart, we need new luggage, too: boring thing to be buying, so have been putting it off.
Will sort it this weekend, and planning a trip to T J Hughes, as they usually have a decent selection at reasonable prices.

worriedworker01 Wed 24-Aug-16 14:55:45

Tripp suitcases v good and there is a sale on their website at moment.

sweetheart Wed 24-Aug-16 15:16:49

Chough - yes we've been putting it off too. I'm hoping this is a good time of year for luggage sales!

Worried - Thanks I'll take a look at that.

Any advice on hard Vs soft cases? Dh wants hard case but I'm worried they'll get cracked.

summerskittles91 Wed 24-Aug-16 15:34:12

Tripp. Look on Debenhams as they are always reduced there. Bought a few over 2 years ago and they're still good as new.

user1471441955 Wed 24-Aug-16 15:58:37

Have had some Tripp 4 wheeled ones for 10 years now- very good

GinandJag Wed 24-Aug-16 16:00:19

TKMaxx has a good selection of luggage.

sweetheart Wed 24-Aug-16 16:03:08

Gin, I've been told TK Maxx is supposed to be good but the trouble is I've no idea what is good luggage and what isn't so I could end up buying rubbish there.

Glad to hear more reviews of Tripp being very good - I've sent the link to dh so hopefully he'll like them too - I love the watermelon colour!

DandelionAndBedrock Wed 24-Aug-16 16:08:57

YY to Tripp. They have a 5 year guarantee - the trolley handle jammed on my little one (luckily when we were heading home) after 4 and a bit years. Emailed photos to customer services along with a photo of my receipt - new suitcase delivered within a fortnight. Really impressed. DP and I bought a big 4 wheel suitcase and it is really light.

Keep the receipt and the tags in a zippy pocket - good for claiming on the guarantee and you can easily find the measurements for checking dimensions.

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