Rated 5 out of 5 by PinkStreaks Awesome duffel
We bought 4 of these to take on a 2-week trip to Europe. We must have dragged them up and down dozens of staircases in about 8 different train stations and subway stations, not to mention the hotels with no elevators... and rolled them several miles through stations and walking from stations to hotels.
They held up beautifully. They are sturdy, attractive (the bright colors make them easy to spot in an airport baggage claim), and stable when rolling (though I recommend packing heavier items at the bottom where the wheels are). The telescoping handle is easy to get up and down, and the duffel can be pulled by either the telescoping handle or the fabric handle depending on the situation (fabric is easier up stairs...)
The large is big enough for enough clothes and so on for a two-week trip using compression bags, without being unwieldy - we got them up onto overhead luggage racks in trains fully packed without too much trouble.
Just a great, tough, versatile piece of luggage for a great price.
August 26, 2012
Rated 4 out of 5 by Jpod2 Love this Bag!
I love this bag. I purchased the regular adventure duffle and loved it so much that I purchased this rolling one. It has so much room, you can easily pack for 1-2 weeks. The material is very durable and the color selection is great. It's nice to pick a color that will be recognizable at baggage claim. The only reason I'm giving it 4 stars instead of 5 is that when stood up it does fall over, which is somewhat inconvenient when you are in the airport and just want to stand it up when checking in. You have to click the handle down and then lay it down on the floor, which doesn't sound like a big hassle, but in the moment when you are juggling a carry on and fumbling for your ticket, it is. However, it is very easy to maneuver when walking with it.
February 17, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by travellingfamily superdurable unbelieveable qualityhighly recommend
We first travelled as a family of 6 to Europe (England, Czech Republic, Switzerland) for 5 weeks with two new extra large duffles with wheels. Jet lagged kids rode on top; gorilla baggage handlers abused them. They have so much room that we even fit the carry-ons inside them on arrival. We stuffed them to capacity. We travelled on public transport, up and down stairs, on cobblestone streets, in the rain, through puddles...ten years later they have almost no wear (one runner on one of them has a crack in it), the handles have not bent, the wheels are not damaged. Over the years we bought 4 more medium duffles w/out wheels for travel & sports gear (hockey skates have not damaged the bags) and love them too. The zipper opens wide so you can always find everything. We have since crossed the ocean dozens of times with all of these and they still are like new! NONE BETTER!
January 26, 2014
Rated 2 out of 5 nice bag, but color NOT as pictured!
Bag is great except that the color Ash in the picture looks grey, however in reality it is a light tan. Looks like a military bag.
January 21, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by stopandeject Survived the Polar Vortex!
Adventure Rolling Duffle, Large (green)
I used it as checked luggage and it performed very well despite being loaded onto the luggage carousel covered in snow. No moisture made its way inside the bag.
I arrived home to a foot of snow. Because of the hard-bottom shell I was able to drag it through the snow behind me like a sled for 50+ feet to get up to my door with absolutely no problem and minimal effort. Again, no moisture found its way inside the bag.
When ordering, please note that you cannot stand this luggage upright. I did not find that to be hassle at all but if you have trouble bending over from a standing position you may want to consider that before purchasing.
The duffle rolled easily throughout the airport even though it was stuffed with 40 lbs of gear. With the sturdy handle found that I could roll it behind me or push it in front of me with no problems.
I also have and love the adventure duffle without wheels. I will buy more of both style of bags but I love the convenience of the wheels!
January 19, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by busymamaof3 Awesome
These Rolling Duffles are awesome. No complaints from the kids about handling their own luggage and the bright colors make them easy to identify. These make traveling much easier.
January 11, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by VinnyE Durable and Functional
Bought for an overseas trip. Very durable and easy to identify at baggage claim.
January 7, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by smccaffe Excellent Duffle Bag
My old Adventure Duffle bag has been going strong for 10 years, and I purchased two of these new ones for gifts over the last year. My old one did not have the extendable handle, which makes the new ones even better! Also, the bag has regular grab handles on each end, which makes it easy for two people to move. The extra large holds a LOT of stuff, so going up and down stairs can become a two person job, and the two handles and rollers make it very maneuverable.
These bags are of great quality, have a waterproof shell so they can stand up to the weather, and are easy to store under the bed or in tight spaces. These are duffle bags, so don't expect any sort of neatness or compartments to pack stuff. The bag holds a ton, and the cinch straps make it a little easier to compress and secure belongings. The telescoping handle is a very nice addition
January 2, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Quiltdream Excellent product
I now have three of these bags and they are fantastic. They hold up well, have easy to spot colours and are easy to wheel around. The only downside is that they can be tipsy when you are standing still.
Overall, a great bag.
January 1, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by AlohaDuffle Please bring ALOHA pattern back!!!
We absolutely love our 4 large rolling duffles in multiple colors of the ALOHA print! They have lasted so well and still look new after many years of travel. You can stuff them as much as you want and never worry about the zipper breaking or exceeding 50lbs. Our only complaint: we want 1 more, but the ALOHA print has been discontinued! Please bring ALOHA back -- we get so many compliments on the vivid pattern and the fact that it always looks clean and bright. We always tell people LL Bean luggage is the best!
December 29, 2013