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zipped luggage bags.

3 Jan 2011 Brooke2010 said

Hi a friend told me said its best to buy a samsonite non zip luggage bag because the zipped luggage bags get stuck.<BR><BR>has anyone been on any 3 week or more tour and took a zipped wheeled luggage bag that got stuck and you couldnt open it up?<BR><BR>like this one is a normal soft suitcase <BR><IMG class="inline_image" SRC=""> <BR><BR>or this is a hard case zip luggage bag<BR><a href="" target="_blank"></a><BR><BR>please let me know what you took? and which would be suitable for a 3 week time out europe tour?<BR><BR>thanks.
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  • 3 Jan 2011 TashD said


    i went on a 37 day tour, took a zipped bag with wheels and didnt have an issue with zips getting stuck.
    We did have to drag our bags over tiny gravelly roads at some places we stayed, so the rocks got caught on the wheels and we had to carry them, but once you were on normal roads they were fine!!
    Have fun on your tour!!

  • 4 Jan 2011 Explorer~1987 said


    Ive never had a problem with zips.. If you have purchased a good quality bag from a professional luggage shop u should not have any worries. Also ask for a light weight bag as well so u can fit more stuff in for your trip home Smiler<!--graemlin::)-->

  • 4 Jan 2011 Brooke2010 said


    thanks for your advise .. ill look for one within my budget and light in weight.

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