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Quince Carry-On Luggage Review

Quince Carry-On Luggage Review
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Updated: 5/13/2024 | Quince Carry-On Luggage Review

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Disclaimer: I received products from Quince to conduct this review. As always, all thoughts and opinions are mine and 100% honest.

Quince Luggage Carry On 21 inch Chicago ORD O'Hare Airport

About Quince

Quince is an online retailer that is known for making high-quality alternatives from popular brands such as Away, Beyond Yoga, Gucci, Hill House, Ray Ban, Vuori, and many more.

They believe that everyone should be able to afford nice things and that quality shouldn’t be a luxury. Their mission is to bring the world’s highest quality goods to people at affordable prices.

They work to democratize high-quality essentials through our Manufacturer to Consumer (M2C) model. What’s more, Quince’s supply chain is also socially and environmentally responsible: 70% of the brand’s products are made from renewable materials, and 100% of the factories it works with are certified by third-party auditors to ensure safe and equitable working conditions.

Quince Carry-On Luggage Review

Quince sells a decent selection of luggage pieces which include carry-ons, check-in bags, weekender bags, and backpacks. 

I received their black 21″ Carry-On Suitcase ($129) to review in this post. Quince also carries a 20″ carry-on suitcase ($119) but I prefer to have a little more room in my luggage. I tend to pack an entire monthlong trip in a single carry-on, so I typically need something small yet spacious.

Related: How to Pack for a Long Trip in a Single Carry-On

The suitcase arrived in a large cardboard box and the first thing I noticed how light the package was!

Below we’ll go over the pros and cons of Quince’s hard shell carry-on luggage.

Quince Pros

  • Affordable – The suitcase is half the price of Away ($294) and Monos ($295) suitcases and starts at only $119.
  • High Quality – The suitcase quality is amazing!
  • Polycarbonate Shell – The suitcase is made with a material that is lightweight yet very durable and strong.
  • Lightweight – The suitcase weighs only 6.7 lbs! Which was the size of my full-grown chihuahua Bebot.
  • Multiple Compartments – The interior is built almost identically to Monos suitcases. There is a big zippered compartment on one side and a compression panel with straps on the other side.
  • Lined – The interior of the suitcase is lined.
  • Removable Laundry Bag Included – The bottom of the luggage has a small pocket that stows a removable laundry bag. It’s also great for keeping an AirTag in here.
  • 360 Degree Wheels – Their Japanese-crafted Hinomoto 360 wheels roll well and do not make noise while you glide to your destination. You will want to be mindful to not overpack or load your luggage because weight can alter how the wheels perform.
  • Military and Education discounts. You can get 10% off when you join their military or educator discount program. Sign-up here
  • Rewards Program – Quince’s partner rewards program allows you to earn points when you shop with their partners.
  • Drawstring Storage Bag – The drawstring storage bag allows you to stow the suitcase when not in use.
  • Transparent Pricing – Quince breaks down the cost for each item they sell and compare it with how much they sell it for so you know exactly how much resources it takes to produce your item.
  • Free Shipping – Free shipping on all orders regardless of price and size.
  • 365-day return policy – Their generous return policy allows you to test and love your Quince items. You never have to worry about being stuck with something you don’t like.
Quince Carry On Luggage transparent pricing

Quince Carry On Luggage transparent pricing

Quince Carry-On Luggage top handle TSA lock

TSA Combination Lock

Quince Carry-On Luggage Inside

Carry-On Suitcase Interior

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Packed 7 days worth of travel!

Quince Carry-On Luggage drawstring storage bag

Drawstring Storage Bag

Quince Cons

  • Limited Color Options – Compared to other brands, Quince luggage comes in limited colors that are not as fun or bright.
  • Does Not Expand – The suitcases do not expand. 
  • Low Stock – Certain suitcase colors are constantly sold out. I wanted a green suitcase but settled with a black suitcase because that was all they had at the time. If you see a color you want, we recommend buying it before it sells out.
  • Scuffs Easily – The bag scuffs easily, but they include a magic eraser sponge that you can use to remove any marks.
  • No Sales! Quince makes their items affordable so that you do not have to wait for items to “go on sale.”
  • Wheels do not work as well when the suitcase is overloaded.

Should I Buy Quince Luggage?

For the price point, I am VERY impressed with what I received. The suitcase looks almost identical to the Away and Monos carry-ons. The plastic feels much more thin, but it’s definitely much more lightweight. 

I hope they produce more fun and bright colors in the future and keep their suitcases stocked. This is definitely a suitcase you should purchase if you love traveling and want a luxury quality bag without the price tag.

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Where to Buy Quince?

Quince sells their products directly to consumers so that they can keep costs low and quality high.

Shop for Quince products on their website

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