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.

FEM Flap Diaper Bag

FEM Flap Diaper Bag

Another versatile bag that doesn’t scream ‘diapers and wipes holder,’ the FEM Flap Diaper Bag is made in Italy and a great gender-neutral option.

JEM + BEA Beatrice Tote

JEM + BEA Beatrice Tote 

Made of tumbled calf leather and available in a variety of colors, the JEM + BEA Beatrice Tote is sophisticated, stylish and the sleekest way to carry your goods in the sky. Stay organized and on-the-go in this luxurious and timeless tote.


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.

FEM The Suitcase

Thanks to handy features like a handy two-way zip, large interior zipped pocket with clear net fabric and water resistant lining throughout, the Suitcase by FEM will make an excellent travel companion for baby’s first ever vacation.