Luggage That Moves You

Luggage That Moves You

SPOT MORE COOL STUFF:
Luggage & Packing  |  2 Comments | All Travel Posts

What do you get when you cross a travel bag with a kid’s scooter?

That question isn’t the set-up for a (likely terrible) joke. It’s what Samsonite, a century-old luggage company, and Micro Mobility, a European scooter specialist, asked themselves when they sought to develop a carry-on bag with built-in mobility.

The result of the companies’ three-year collaboration: the Samsonite Micro Suitcase Scooter.

 Luggage That Moves You
carry on luggage scooter review Luggage That Moves You follow me on pinterest button Luggage That Moves You

space Luggage That Moves You

The luggage portion of the Suitcase Scooter — or “scootcase,” if you will — is a hardback that holds 26 liters of stuff. It has three separate compartments including a padded laptop bag. When the scooter board is up, the suitcase functions like a nice, but otherwise typical, wheeled bag. We especially appreciate the comfortable grip on the ergonomic handle (see pic, below).

What’s really cool about the Samsonite Micro Suitcase Scooter is only clear when a board with a third wheel is lowered. That’s when this hybrid piece of luggage doubles as a scooter. Put one foot on the board, push off on the ground with the other foot and zip around the airport.

micro suitecase scooter review s Luggage That Moves You follow me on pinterest button Luggage That Moves You The Samsonite Micro Suitcase Scooter fits in the overhead compartment of most jetliners and is security-checkpoint compliant, so you can ride all the way to your gate. It will support a rider up to 100kg (220 lbs).

If you are a serious skateboarder, or an aspiring X-Games participant, you may find the ride offered by the Suitcase Scooter to be less-than-thrilling. (Although, if you are able to glide down handrails, you’ll find many opportunities for doing so at an airport). The Suitcase Scooter doesn’t have any brakes. Steering is done entirely by shifting balance; when riding behind a static load of shoes and souvenirs steering gets a little tricky. Though the

Still, the Suitcase Scooter can cut down on the time it takes to get between airport gates. Scooting around can be a fun, and head-turning, way to occupy time before your flight. And if you are Marty McFly—or wish to be—you can rip off the handle, grab the back of an airport go-cart and get pulled along.

So move around your old luggage on your next trip. Or get a Samsonite Micro Suitcase Scooter (US$300) and travel with a piece of luggage that moves you.

updated: 20 Sept 2012
space Luggage That Moves You

LEARN MORE & BUY |

samsonite scooter carry on micro review Luggage That Moves You follow me on pinterest button Luggage That Moves You

micro scooter bag handle Luggage That Moves You follow me on pinterest button Luggage That Moves You

space Luggage That Moves You
travel tablets 275 Luggage That Moves You  Luggage That Moves You

micro scooter luggage fbv 575x1031 Luggage That Moves You follow me on pinterest button Luggage That Moves You

LEARN MORE & BUY | JOIN US ON TWITTER / FACEBOOK / PINTREST

Related posts:
The Scooter-Backpack Hybrid
Airwear: Airport Codes Made Fashionable
A Review of the Priority Pass Airport Lounge Program
Comparison Review: The Best Sandals Resort in Jamaica

space Luggage That Moves You


Responses

  1. Blunt Scooter Bars says:

    A perfect way to have fun in the airport while waiting for your flight, let’s just hope that the security or other airport personnel won’t stop or question your behavior.

    [Reply to this comment]

  2. Larry says:

    That’s a really cool luggage design. I could just picture a busy airport with everyone cruising around on their luggage. This is something I would buy so thanks for the review of this luggage.

    [Reply to this comment]

  3. Trevor says:

    So. Very. Awesome!

    [Reply to this comment]

Leave a Response

CommentLuv badge

SPOTCOOLSTUFF Travel reviews unusual hotels and restaurants, great attractions, cool travel gear, places with amazing views and all manner of travel destinations with a WOW! factor. Because we live on an incredible planet! Get our latest travel posts by email . . .
  • Best of Spot Cool Stuff
  • Croatia
  • Culinary Travel
  • Family Travel (Cool For Adults Too)
  • Gift Guides
  • Travel Tips
  • Travel Websites
  • Trips & Tours

    All-Inclusive Caribbean Beach Resort
    for $19 Per Person!!!

    Unlimited alcohol, food and beach lounging at the Lifestyle Tropical Beach Resort & Spa in the Dominican Republic. See our exclusive resort review for more.

$19 per night! Time left:
Book Now!
Offer Closed!



PARTNER WITH US     |     BE OUR GUEST TRAVEL WRITER    |      SUGGEST COOL STUFF FOR US TO REVIEW     |     INFO FOR TOURIST BOARDS

Other SCS SectionsHot Travel CategoriesFave Travel Posts
Cool Tech & GadgetsBest hotel room viewsCaribbeanBest Sandals in Jamaica
Cool Architecture & DesignFamily travelEuropeBest Wheeled Carry-On Luggage
Cool WebsitesHoneymoon resortsFloridaWorld's Coolest Airlines
Cool EntertainmentUnusual museumsSoutheast AsiaThe Honeymoon Resorts of Bora Bora