If you’ve traveled a lot you’re familiar with the many woes of luggage: wheels that don’t turn the way you want them too, luggage that costs a small fortune but only lasts a couple of trips, zippers that barely function or break completely, the list goes on. But Delsey Luggage is here to end those woes.
Created by the Seynhaeve brothers (the – sey) and Emile Delhaye (the Del-) in Paris in 1946, Delsey luggage was originally created to make top quality camera carrying equipment. Delsey moved into the luggage market in 1970 and has produced many high quality products since then.
Delsey is constantly pushing to create better luggage with innovative additions like longer handles, wheels, regularly updated designs and durable materials. They were the first to introduce a flexible frame suitcase when they released their Helium line in 1984, and in 2008 they patented a shape-memory fiberglass frame design.
Serious travelers know not to settle for anything less than Delsey. These bags are durable, lightweight and attractive.
Here are the top three Delsey suitcases:
- The Delsey Helium Sky
The Delsey Helium Sky is one of the most popular choices and is perfect for business travelers. It’s an expandable carry on suitcase sized at either 25” or 29”. It features three flat outer pockets suitable for things like your laptop and anything you might want to have on hand in the airport such as a passport. Best of all, the bag itself weighs almost nothing. Its patented Micro-Ballistec fabric makes the suitcase come in at a mere 7 pounds.
The Sky is also designed for easy packing with adjustable straps, flaps and even a shoe compartment. And once you’re at the airport you’ll find it easy to maneuver thanks to its spinning wheels and long handle. This makes it ideal for someone who travels often but doesn’t need a lot of space.
All together the Sky is one of the best carry-on suitcases currently available, with a sleek design that makes it easy to fit anywhere but still roomy enough to hold everything you need for a business trip or a weekend away.
- The Delsey Helium Aero
The Disney Helium Aero actually comes in three different sizes: 21” and 25” carry-ons, and a 29” full-sized suitcase. All three options have a shiny exterior made of hard polycarbonate, perfect for transporting delicate objects. These suitcases also have the highest quality zippers, making them incredibly durable.
Like other Helium models, the Aero is also easy to maneuver thanks to its four-directional spinning wheels. It also features handles both on the top and on the sides, making it easy to pick up and stow away in your driver’s car or the carry-on section of your plane. Adjustable straps make it easy to fit everything you need into this top quality suitcase and a large zippered pocket will keep your laptop and other important items safe.
All in all, the Delsey Helium Aero is an excellent choice for anyone who spends a fair bit of time traveling and especially for somebody who likes to bring back delicate figurines or other breakable items. You’ll never have to worry about broken gifts again!
- The Delsey Helium Superlite
The Delsey Helium Superlite comes in 24” and 29” and both options are incredibly light. Their Dura-Tec fabric combined with reinforced corners allows them to survive even the roughest handling in the luggage department. Weather tight zippers mean even loose papers will be safe in your suitcase no matter how much it rains.
The handles are also reinforced to make them both more durable and more comfortable to hold. Super-spinning wheels and an extra-long handle make the Superlite easier to maneuver than even many of the other models in the Helium line.
You’ll find that the whole interior is lined to protect your stuff from both the weather and the burly baggage handlers’ rough treatment. The deep compartment provides enough room for all your stuff along with adjustable straps to make sure it all fits. The other side provides little pockets so you can keep your accessories and knick-knacks organized throughout your entire trip. If you acquire a lot of stuff on your journey you can even expand the deep compartment by up to 2 inches.
Perhaps most cool of all is the Superlite’s over-packed indicator. This sensor knows when you exceed your maximum weight of 50 pounds and a light goes on near the top handle. This makes it easy to organize your stuff properly.
All in all, if you’re looking for a carry-on suitcase that’s extremely light weight and perfect for journeys of all kinds, the Superlite is an excellent choice.