Just because summer is winding down doesn’t mean your travels have to wind down, too. Once you’ve got that vacation booked, it’s time to start packing, and you’ll want just the right suitcase for the job. When it comes to buying from one of our favorite luggage brands, we recommend waiting for a sale moment, like Labor Day, to secure the new bag. Whether you’re looking for durable hardside luggage, reliable carry-on luggage for frequent travel or a duffel bag for a long weekend, many Labor Day luggage sales have already started, weeks ahead of the holiday weekend.
Right now, major retailers like Amazon and Walmart are steadily dropping prices on suitcases throughout the month of August. There are discounts as much as 67 percent off you won’t want to miss. We’ve rounded up the best luggage deals happening now, and if there’s a brand you’ve got your eye on or a bag you’re hoping to see drop further, you can click save at the top of this article and check back as Labor Day gets closer. We’ll be keeping it updated with the latest and greatest deals.
Best Early Labor Day Luggage Deals at Amazon and Walmart
The Samsonite Winfield 2 has an industrial look, comes in 14 different colors and is durable enough for frequent checking at the airport. Oh, and it’s almost 50 percent off right now.
This carry on weighs just over six pounds and has a top handle, so it’s easy to lift and carry. It offers ample space for packing and offers interior organization.
The best Rockland deal right now, you can score three suitcases (one carry on and two checked bags) for just $55.
While Calpak doesn’t have an official Labor Day sale yet, their sale section is well stocked with deals up to 60 percent off. This starter pack is $300 and has everything you need for your next trip, including one carry-on, one checked bag, three packing cubes, and a luggage tag.
Delsey Paris has a chock-full sale section right now, where you can find deals up to 40 percent off their nice-looking luggage.
Monos is having a 10 percent off end of season sale right now, which is modest, but noteworthy considering the brand rarely has sales. Monos luggage is lightweight and smooth rolling with innovative design elements like a front-zip laptop compartment. Their bags come in a handful of colors and sizes.
The interior of these suitcases is pretty standard, but there’s plenty of room to pack all your belongings. You’re not getting the updated interior organization, but you are getting three suitcases for $100. That’s still a win in our book.
For those who prefer softside luggage, this pick from American Tourister expands an extra inch to add some room for overflow packing. It’s one of a handful of deals from Macy’s sale section.
Is Labor Day a good time to buy luggage?
Labor Day weekend is an excellent time to buy a new suitcase. We tend to see the best deals on luggage land on holiday weekends like Labor Day and Memorial Day. Over Memorial Day 2023, we saw prices drop below $100 for top brands like Samsonite and even steeper discounts from retailers like Amazon and Walmart.
This Labor Day, we expect to see some of the most popular luggage brands host sales of their own. Even in the first week of August, a few retailers are already dropping discounts. We’ll keep this page updated as more sales go live.
Ellen McAlpine is a commerce editor and writer at Hearst Magazines, covering tech, fitness, lifestyle, and beyond. In her time as a writer, she’s covered everything from top tech items like running watches and ring lights to phone cases and beauty tools.