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Hartmann 7R Global Carry On Spinner Review: The Lightest, Toughest Suitcase Ever

The Hartmann 7R Global Carry-On Spinner weighs in at an unbelievable 3.9 lbs., despite being a hardshell suitcase.

Hartmann 7R Global Carry On Spinner Review

Price and Where to Buy the Hartmann 7R Global Carry On Spinner: At the time of writing, the Hartmann 7R Global Carry-On Spinner was on sale at Amazon for $519.99. It is regularly priced at $650 on Hartmann’s website.

How the Hartmann 7R Global Carry On Spinner Rates:

  • Usefulness: 10/10. As someone who is regularly over the carry-on weight limits when flying, I appreciate that this suitcase weighs less than 4 lbs. It’s perfectly sized to fit most airlines’ carry-on requirements (it measures 21.6″ x 15.7″ x 9.05″). The tough outer shell and water-resistant zipper keeps everything in the suitcase dry and protected, no matter what happens to your luggage. Many hard-sided suitcases suffer from a lack of pockets, but the 7R has plenty on the inside–including a zip-around divider that can create two compartments, or be removed entirely. Compression straps keep everything outside of the pockets in place. A TSA-approved lock is built-in to the side of the bag, so you won’t ever have to leave the contents unprotected.
  • Value: 7/10. At the regular price, this is an expensive suitcase, but at least you’ll save on overweight bag fees. It’s a great deal at the sale price, plus this bag is built to last. It also comes with a 10 year limited warranty, and is equipped with a Global Recovery System that can help Hartmann get the bag back to you if it’s lost.
  • Portability: 10/10. Not only is the 7R super lightweight, but it also has shock-absorbing spring wire steel wheels and a carbon fiber retractable handle that make the suitcase easy to pull.
  • Durability: 10/10. The unique “Curv” material that the suitcase’s outer shell is made from is incredibly tough and durable.
  • Cool Factor: 10/10. The 7R comes in stylish metallic silver, black, and gold colors.

Final Verdict: The Hartmann 7R will help you stay organized and under weight allowance when you travel. Plus, it’s shiny!

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