Travelpro® Carry-On Luggage: Detailed Comparison Guide

Travelpro Carry-On Luggage Comparison Chart
platinum elite hardside
Platinum® Elite Hardside
platinum elite softside
Platinum® Elite Softside
maxlite air
Maxlite® Air
maxlite five
Maxlite® 5
Main Consumer Benefit High Style & Durability High Style & Durability Lightweight Durability Lightweight Durability
Carry-on Price Point €339 €339 €189 €159
Weight (55 cm Spinner) 3,6 kg 3,3 kg 2,6 kg 2,4 kg
Material Polycarbonate with textured finish Nylon Fabric Polycarbonate with textured finish Polyester Fabric
DuraGuard® Coating for Water Repellancy N/A N/A
Wheel System 8-Wheel Spinner 8-Wheel Spinner 8-Wheel Spinner 4-Wheel Spinner
Wheel Size 60 mm 60 mm 50 mm 50 mm
PrecisionGlide™ System for Precise Control and Effortless Roll
Powerscope Extension Handle that Reduces Wobble (Lite Version) (Lite version) (Lite version)
Extension Handle Stop Points 108/101/97/91 cm 108/101/97/91 cm 108/97 cm 108/97 cm
MagnaTrac® Self Aligning Wheels
Extension Handle Grip Type Contour Grip Contour Grip Contour Grip Contour Grip
Grip Touchpoints Rubberized Spray TPR Pads & Underneath, Rubberized spray Rubberized Spray Rubberized Spray
USB Port/Battery Pocket (A & C ports) (A port)
Extra Abrasion Protection Aluminum corner armor Corner guards and skid guards Corner guards and skid guards
Carry Handles Cushioned Top & Side Leather Top/Side, Bottom Handle Cup Top/Side, Bottom Grip (Slim Carry-on, only top handles) Cushioned Top/Side, Bottom Fabric Grip
Leather Trim Details
Expansion for Added Packing Capacity Yes - 5 cm Yes - 5 cm Tapered design to reduce tipping Yes - 5 cm (Does not apply to Slim Carry-on) Yes - 5 cm Tapered design to reduce tipping
# Of Front Pockets 2 (Business Plus models only) 3 0 2
Padded Laptop/Tablet Storage * (Business Plus Models Only)
Suiter (Drop-in/Fold Out)
TSA Lock
Interior Pockets 2 Accessory pockets, 1 water-resistant pocket 1 Full length lid pocket, 3 accessory pockets, 1 removable water-resistant pocket 1 Accessory pocket 1 Full length lid pocket, 1 accessory pocket
Hold Down System to Keep Contents Secure 2 zippered divider panels Deluxe, adjustable hold down panels with built in pockets 2 zippered divider panels 2 Adjustable hold down straps
Warranty 10 Year 10 Year 5 Year 5 Year