10 Best Lightweight Suitcases In 2022

Travel light with one our top picks of the best lightweight suitcases. See my top picks for all the best suitcases.


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Best lightweight suitcases

It can be difficult to find good lightweight luggage, so we’ve done the hard work for you and reviewed the best lightweight suitcases on the market, all of which have excellent customer feedback and 4-5 star ratings.

All of our recommended cases weigh less than 3.72kg and these include both hard shell and soft side cases.

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Here are our top picks of the best lightweight suitcases.

IT Luggage World’s Lightest Suitcase

  • Size: 73 x 47 x 24cm
  • Weight: 2.4 kg
  • Capacity: 71 litre
  • Light case with large capacity.
  • 8 wheel spinner for easy manoeuvring.
  • Plenty of room for all your belongings.
  • Comfortable handles with cushioned design.
  • Durable enough but not as sturdy as some options.
  • Comes with 10 year warranty.
  • Available in colours; black, navy, burgundy.
  • Available in small, medium, large.
  • Great reviews. From 223 ratings 74% of buyers gave this 5/5 stars.

Delsey Helium Aero

  • Size: 48.26 x 33.02 x 24.13cm
  • Weight: 3.72 kg
  • Hard shell case made from Polycarbonate which is lightweight but durable.
  • With external compartment for easy access.
  • With four double spinner wheels that ride smoothly.
  • Available in colours; blue cobalt, brick red, brushed charcoal and titanium.
  • Cabin case.
  • The heaviest case in our review, but still fairly lightweight for a hard shell.
  • Very good reviews. From 989 ratings 74% of buyers gave this 5/5 stars.

Samsonite Lite-Shock

  • Size: 47 x 29 x 69 cm
  • Weight: 2.5 kg
  • Capacity: 73 litre
  • Light but durable hard shell case.
  • The extremely strong hard-side combines minimal weight with maximum impact resistance.
  • Four spinner wheels.
  • Spacious but could do with more pockets.
  • With TSA lock.
  • Available in colours; black, petrol blue and sand.
  • Available in sizes; S, M, L, XL.
  • Great reviews. From 999 ratings 78% of buyers gave this 5/5 stars.

Aerolite Lightweight Cabin Case

  • Size: 20 x 35 x 55 cm
  • Weight: 2.5 kg
  • Capacity: 34 litre
  • Aesthetic cabin case.
  • Four spinner wheels.
  • 5 year warranty.
  • Made from strong and durable ABS plastic.
  • Available in colours; rose gold and wine.
  • Ideal for city breaks.
  • Brilliant reviews. From 1,135 ratings 78% of buyers gave this 5/5 stars.

Samsonite S’Cure Hardside Luggage

  • Size: 40 x 20 x 54 cm
  • Weight: 2.9 kg
  • This is zipperless luggage, so ideal for those who are looking for security.
  • No room for expandability.
  • Fixed three digit combi lock with TSA.
  • Four multidirectional smooth and silent wheels.
  • Made from scratch-resistant polypropylene, a light and durable material.
  • Available in colours; black, graphite, metallic bronze, metallic green, midnight blue.
  • Available in sizes; S, M, L, XL.
  • Fab reviews. From 1,162 ratings 81% of buyers gave this 5/5 stars.

IT Luggage World’s Lightest New York

  • Size: 22.86 x 40.89 x 70.1 cm
  • Weight: 2.5 kg
  • Extremely lightweight luggage with spacious interior.
  • 8 wheel spinner so wheels glide effortlessly.
  • No lock or expandable capacity in this case.
  • 10 Year Warranty.
  • Fab reviews. From 643 ratings 75% of buyers gave this 5/5 stars.

Travelpro Maxlite 5 Luggage

  • Size: 58.42 x 36.83 x 22.86 cm
  • Weight: 2.45 kg
  • Soft-side suitcase made from polyester, so it’s durable.
  • Very lightweight.
  • A high-strength expandable zip maximises storage space.
  • Telescoping handle is height adjustable.
  • Two-piece set.
  • Available in burgundy or slate green.
  • Very good reviews. From 258 ratings 82% of buyers gave this 5/5 stars.

Tripp Holiday Lightweight Suitcase

  • Size: 26 x 46 x 66 cm
  • Weight: 3.2 kg
  • This bright yellow case is ideal if you want it to stand out from the crowd.
  • With 4 wheels
  • Lightweight for a hard shell case.
  • Integrated TSA Lock.
  • Customers love it. From 191 ratings 91% of buyers gave this 5/5 stars.

Osprey Ozone Travel Pack

  • Size: 66.04 x 43.18 x 35.56 cm
  • Weight: 2.33 kg
  • Capacity: 75 litre
  • This wheeled luggage is suitable for longer trips that require extra gear.
  • Chassis rolls smoothly on carpeted terminals and cobblestone streets.
  • Padded handles make it comfortable to pull around.
  • When wheels aren’t required tuck away.
  • Tow strap attaches another bag if needed.
  • Super lightweight for travellers.
  • Good reviews. From 45 ratings 70% of buyers gave this 5/5 stars.

Samsonite Neopulse Spinner

  • Size: 40 x 20 x 55 cm
  • Weight: 3.4 kg
  • Capacity: 38 litre
  • Lightweight polycarbonate luggage.
  • Stylish 4-wheel luggage.
  • With integrated 3-digit TSA combination lock.
  • Double tube pull handle for easy grip.
  • Available in XS, S, S, M, L, XL.
  • Available in colours; black matt, black metallic, blue matt, blue metallic, blue metallic intense, metallic sand, matt dark olive, red metallic, red metallic intense, barbie.
  • Plenty of very good reviews. From 2,242 ratings 76% of buyers gave this 5/5 stars.

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Nicola Horgan

Nicola is a mum of two who loves to travel. After plenty of trips abroad and here in the UK, she enjoys writing about all of the best places to stay and visit, especially with the kids in tow. When it comes to our product guides, Nicola has a wealth of experience in reviewing baby products, kids clothing and homewares. Her background in beauty marketing and fashion, always keeps her looking for the next best product.