Suitcase covers to protect your luggage on your next holiday


by Ellen Kinsey |

Have you got your next holiday in sight? Packing for trips can be quite the task - either you pack everything but the kitchen sink or you forget to pack items when in a hurry. Living out of a suitcase is quite exciting but after many trips sometimes our bags can get battered or damaged.

Whether you are trying to keep your new case pristine or your antique bag intact - suitcase covers will protect your luggage from wear and tear during transit. Plus, there are many suitcase covers that have designs to match your luggage style.

Do you need a suitcase cover?

Suitcase covers can protect your bag from the dirt and dust from the luggage carts and belts, and make sure the zip pulls and handles are not being snapped or ripped off.

It will also help you identify your case when at arrivals - especially if the cover has a striking design.

PVC vs. Spandex material suitcase covers

Spandex or Lycra covers are a popular choice as they come in a range of colourful designs. They bind tightly around your suitcase and stop anything from dirtying or destroying the fabric or material of your bag.

PVC covers are thick and waterproof without adding weight and usually come with clever cut-outs that allow you to glide the cover over the suitcase. They are generally transparent, so they won't draw attention to your case and act as a dustproof and water-resistant layer for your belongings. However, sometimes they don't fit tightly like spandex suitcase covers leaving corners vulnerable to knocks.

With that in mind, we have picked out the best suitcase covers that are easy to use, offer easy access to your belongings, and protect your bag from wear and tear.

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