Investing in a tote with a built-in trolley sleeve allows you to stack your tote on top of your luggage. With the convenience of the trolley sleeve, (always located on the back side of the tote), all the pressure is taken off of you, freeing up your arms and enabling you to glide effortlessly through the airport with ease.
Lightweight and Versatile
Tumi is one of the most trusted brands in the luggage industry. Its products are high quality, and the Just In Case Tote is a perfect example. This is a great travel tote that will sit atop of your luggage. This nylon design retails for about $95 and it comes in five colors: ocean blue, hot pink, mink, black, and grey floral. It has a wide trolley sleeve that will keep it secure.
The Just In Case Tote is also ultra lightweight and can be completely folded for easy packing, and it even comes with a protective sleeve to store it in when you are not using it. It measures 14 inches in height, 23 inches in width, and nine inches in depth; it also features a zip closure with a pull tab on each end of the bag, so you can really pack as much as possible.
This is a unisex bag, but the 'mocha monogram' color that it comes in has a seriously dapper appearance. This handsome Hartmann Century Top Zip Tote was built with hands-free carrying in mind. It features a companion strap across the back, which fits easily onto your wheeled bag. Also available in black, this bag is made of durable twill polyester and measures 18 inches by 13 inches by five inches.
For the person who prefers compartments, this tote comes with an abundance of interior pockets for items such as your cell phone, pens, important papers, tickets, etc. Priced at about $99, this top zip tote will help you, or the man in your life, stay organized.
From Isaac Mizrahi, the Soho DLX Shopper Tote has three huge interior pockets, all with a zip closure, and is lined in black. The outside of this tote is a chic pattern comprised of white pin dots against a black background.
Measuring 7.0 x 14 x 18.0 inches, this 100 percent polyester bag is a bargain, retailing for $50. As a bonus, you can fit a 13-inch laptop comfortably in its built-in cushioned sleeve for extra protection. This tote can be easily wiped down and comes with a two-year warranty.
Soft and Quilted
Perhaps you're looking for a more lighthearted bag, one that is fun and quirky. If so, Vera Bradley knows exactly what style you might have in mind. The Miller Travel Bag is made of quilted cotton and comes in three beautiful prints. Because it is 100 percent cotton, you can machine wash it on cold and lay it flat to dry. This is a great travel bag option if you have kids because of its machine washability.
This bag also comes with six inside slip pockets and another slip pocket on the outside front. Unzip the back pocket to turn it into a trolley sleeve. Priced at $110, this bag is 16 x 13.5 x 7.5 inches. It also has a 13-inch strap drop. Scroll halfway down the page, and hit the pink and white play button, for a fun video with helpful packing suggestions.
Samsonite created its Karissa Shopper with a modern, professional, and organized person in mind. Currently available for about $100, this 14.96 x 5.91 x 12.99 inch tote comes in black. Made of nylon and polyurethane, this sleek tote also comes with a creative charm on its outer pocket. The charm itself is three suitcases stacked on top of one another, and it adds a unique flare to the bag's otherwise conservative design.
This Karissa shopper will fit your laptop, tablet, phone, notepads, and much more, all simultaneously. The compartment for your laptop is also padded to resist shock when traveling.
Travel In Style
Now that you are aware of your options, you can decide which travel tote with a trolley sleeve is best for you. Whether you are in the market for something with a distinctive style, or require multiple compartments, you can bet that your next trip will be smooth sailing.