Best Places To Buy Luggage In Seattle

September 7, 2013 5:00 AM

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Whether traveling by airplane, train or automobile, the perfect luggage ensures our clothing and toiletries arrive safely at our destination. There are a variety of sizes, styles and colors available on the market, and sure to appeal to all types of travelers. Experts help their customers find the perfect luggage for the traveler’s personal needs. Many luggage stores also carry packing accessories, travel books and clothing. Many offer knowledgeable advice regarding travel, the latest TSA requirements and ideas to efficiently pack luggage. Read on for some great Seattle spots to get that next piece of luggage.
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The Savvy Traveler (Credit, Karen Ulvestad)

The Savvy Traveler
112 5th Ave. S.
Edmonds, WA 98020
(425) 744-6076

The Savvy Traveler is located in downtown Edmonds and is known for its incredible customer service and experienced professionals. Their products range from day bags to full luggage sets appropriate for all types of travel. The Savvy Traveler offers a wonderful selection of colorful, hard-side packs for young travelers. To round out its selection, it offers storage containers and pouches, wallets and even clothing. The travel book selection covers the most popular destinations.

Wide World Travel Store
4441 Wallingford Ave. N.
Seattle, WA 98103
(206) 634-3453

Wide World Travel Store is conveniently located in the Wallingford district, just north of downtown Seattle. The store offers a variety of travel accessories, luggage and guides to meet the needs of most travelers. Its specialty is travel information, from destinations to how to efficiently pack luggage. The staff is extremely knowledgeable and helpful.

Rick Steves’ Europe Through the Back Door
130 4th Ave. N.
Edmonds, WA 98020
(425) 771-8303

Rick Steves’ Europe Through the Back Door is one-stop shopping for economy travel through Europe. His line of luggage includes traditional cases and backpacks. All of the designs are road tested for durability, convenience and comfort. The zippers are heavy-duty, the fabric is made from recycled high-density polyester and the stitching is durable. The shop has an entire line of packing accessories, Europe travel books and toiletries. The customer service is top notch, and each item is guaranteed to perform to the product’s claims.

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1555 4th Ave. S.
Seattle, WA 98134
(206) 622-3147

Filson’s flagship store is located in downtown Seattle. The company has been making luggage for over 100 years and its guarantee has not changed in that time. Filson focuses on complete customer satisfaction in its products. It has a large selection of Made in the USA products and continues to add to the selection. Filson carries over 80 designs of carry-on bags in a variety of styles. Its products are made from the finest components, including wool, leather, oiled-canvas and metal zippers. The products show the care and craftsmanship of each bag. Each is guaranteed to meet the customers’ needs. In addition to luggage, Filson carries men’s and women’s travel clothing. Many of these products are made in the USA.

Bergman Luggage
1901 3rd Ave.
Seattle, WA 98101
(206) 448-3000

Bergman Luggage is a travel store dedicated to the sale of everything to do with luggage. Its selection includes carry-on bags, check-in luggage, duffel bags, totes and business trolleys. Bergman carries over 15 different brand names, including Samsonite, Eagle Creek and Travel Pro. In addition to the standard luggage, if offers a large selection of children’s hard-sided, wheeled luggage in bright colors and cartoon characters.

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Karen Ulvestad is a mother and professional writer/photographer, who lives in the greater Seattle area. She graduated from the University of Washington with a BA in English Composition. Her background is in fitness, travel, photography and writing. She continually researches locations to visit, and/or entertainment opportunities for family outings and/or photo shoots. Her work can be found at

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