The Best Carry On Travel Bags

Jetting across the sky isn’t always easy when you have kids in tow. To help make your next adventure more enjoyable, here are our picks for carry-on travel bags.

Best kids travel bags

If you’re looking for the perfect bag to keep you on-the-go and in style while on the fly, you’re going to want to check out our edit of carry on travel bags. All Tot-tested and adored by our team members, these bags do double time making travel fashionable and functional.


For Mama

JEM + BEA Denim Backpack

Jem + Bea Denim Backpack 

Now this is one for mamas who have their hands full! Designed to hold everything but the kitchen sink, it’s easy to wear, easy to clean and a backpack you’ll use long after the diaper days are over.

Birdling Bags – The Weekender

Birdling Bags Weekender Bag in Washed Olive

The Birdling Bags The Weekender bag is the perfect weekender bag for new moms. With 16 pockets, it’s also a fantastic hospital bag or for staying organized on a road trip or long haul flight.

JEM + BEA Lola Tote

Jem and Bea Lola Tote 

The Jem + Bea Lola Tote is the ultimate in sports luxe style. Made of featherweight Ripstop nylon, it has durable shoulder straps, a detachable cross body strap and is perfect for parents on the go.


For Kids

Olli Ella See Ya Suitcase

 Olli Ella Kids Suitcase mint

Practical and charming, the Olli Ella See Ya Suitcase is perfect for mini jet-setters who love dashing from gate to gate. With plenty of room for clothes, shoes and a few toys, this kid-sized suitcase will make any long-haul flight a breeze.

Light + Nine Starter Backpack

 Light + Nine Starter Backpack in Berries

Light + Nine Starter Backpack in Berries

Fun and functional, the Light + Nine Starter Backpack allows your kids to move hands-free through any airport. The best part: your tot can customize it with Light + Nine’s range of patches, which means you just got another activity for when your flight gets delayed.

STATE Bags Kent Backpack

STATE Bags Kent Glitter Backpack

The STATE Bags Kent Backpack has a fun glitter stripe and plenty of storage space. With a designated spot for a laptop, this is a great backpack for older kids who still like showing their playful personalities.

JetKids by Stokke BedBox

 Stokke Bed Box in Light Pink with girls

Stokke Bed Box in Mint Green with girl

Stokke Bed Box in Mint Green with boy

Completely genius, the Stokke JetKids is a ride on suitcase, bed, leg rest, play tray and more. Most suitable for kids over two, this innovative option is intended to provide kids with mobility, entertainment and a comfortable place to sleep.