Time to profess my (so far) undying love for my Rimowa suitcase.
To recap, spent hundreds (Canadian) on a 30 inch Rimowa Salsa Air in October 2013. I carry scuba equipment on my travels and was in desperate need of a very lightweight suitcase.
I did a ton of research about hard shell suitcases and settled on this one because its the lightest of the lightweights. The downside is its only five year warranty compared with Briggs & Riley, which has a lifetime guarantee. I purchased a Briggs & Riley carry on recently for that reason.
Trip 2 took me from Vancouver to Cozumel, Mexico with stops in Edmonton (1) and Cancun (2) in December 2013.
Number of handlings by baggage handlers: 10 on Westjet and MayAir.
I’m pleased with my purchase. There are a few more marks on it, but the wheels and handles are free of damage. The suitcase moves well on its four wheels and I love how light it is. No worry about paying the airlines’ punitive fees for overweight luggage.
Next up. Cuba on Air Canada.