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Hard vs. Soft Luggage

Many travelers grapple with choosing the right suitcase for their needs. With so many soft-sided options on the market, you might think a ripstop nylon or cordura satchel is the way to go. But hard-sided luggage has come a long way since the days ...
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International Travel Checklist

International travel is different than traveling in the States. All that amazing history and culture that draws you to Europe, Asia or South America requires a little more effort than just gassing up the SUV and setting your GPS to parts unknown. ...
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3 Programs that Make Airport Security Checks Easier

by Henry Benjamin Airport security. Arguably the least glamorous part of any travel experience. Whether it’s the first step of your journey or the last, it usually manages to be a perfect amalgam of stressful, time-consuming, and boring. Even an ...
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7 Important U.S. Airline Luggage Requirements

By Sydnie Boulé Before you embark on your next trip, it is important to know the airline luggage requirements for the carrier you are flying on. Each has different dimensions and weight requirements for both check-in and carry-on luggage. Be sure...
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8 Great Gifts for the Frequent Flyer

By Sydnie BouléIf you have been looking for presents for the frequent flyers in your life, you've come to the right place. ROAM luggage has complied 8 great gifts for people who travel that are sure to be a hit. 1. Sofia Cashmere Cable-Knit Travel...
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Is Hard Shell Luggage Better Than Soft Luggage?

Airplane travel was much different 50 years ago. If you look at photographs from that time, you might notice everyone smiling and dressed very formally. Business people were expected to look nice. People took fewer vacations, so when families flew...
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Is Polycarbonate Luggage Durable?

While researching hard shell luggage, you have likely found that the material of the front and back shells is an important factor to consider when choosing the most durable luggage possible. One of the questions we often receive at ROAM is what ma...
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ROAM Talks with our collaboration designers Parke & Ronen

Parke & Ronen is a contemporary men's fashion consumer brand, founded in 1997 by two distinct creative and entrepreneurial forces - its designer Parke Lutter and Ronen Jehezkel. As pioneers in the field, widely credited with creating the cate...
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7 Things to Consider When Buying New Luggage

By Sydnie Boulé Buying new luggage may seem daunting. Often there are an overwhelming amount of different styles, sizes, colors, and materials to choose from. Luckily, ROAM Luggage has come up with 7 tips for buying luggage that should make your ...
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5 Tips for How to Clean Polycarbonate Luggage

It is impossible to prevent your luggage from getting a few scuffs and marks; however, with a little time and care you can have your luggage looking brand new.  Thoroughly Clean the Entire Exterior Shell After many trips around the globe, there is...
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How to Choose the Right Size Luggage

What makes some luggage welcome in an airplane cabin while others are relegated to the checked baggage compartment? To put it simply, size matters. But while the size of your bag is the starting point for whether it will be allowed as a carry-on, ...
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Top 10 Tips for Packing Light

by Courtney Obeirne Overpacking can leave you feeling overwhelmed because you may have too many options for the allotted amount of time, and it can lead to baggage fees at the airport. In order to avoid this habit, and feeling stressed when packin...
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