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Rockland Melbourne Reviews Summary and Buyer's Guide

Last updated July 3, 2019

based on 33,572 reviews

We have checked many thousands of reviews and found 19 reasons to buy the Melbourne - and 2 reasons NOT to buy it.

Check all the pros and cons here.

78% of the reviewers give the Rockland Melbourne a good or excellent rating!

Excellent (61%)
Good (17%)
Average (6%)
Poor (5%)
Bad (8%)


Reviews Summary

Here's what the reviewers think about the Rockland Melbourne:

Reviewers like these things about the Rockland Melbourne

  • One user referred to it as the little giant of all carry-ons as they can pack so much stuff in it.
  • Ultralight, looks good, durable and spacious are cited as the main reasons for choosing this luggage.
  • Many users love how the 360 wheels made navigating airports pain-free.
  • Some owners thought it's the perfect carry-on for holiday travels that can accommodate a week's worth of stuff.
  • A lot of users like the spacious interior that offers an option to expand the bag to fit more stuff.
  • Some users thought the shell seems sturdy and the handle in perfect length.
  • Many reviewers liked how the wheels run smooth on a variety of smooth and uneven surfaces.
  • A lot of users agree that it is extremely light and easy to travel with.
  • Some reviewers thought it's a sleek looking piece for an amazing price.
  • Other owners appreciate how the body is made with a very fine texture print so small dings don't seem to appear.
  • Many users enjoy how the handle extends easily and retracts easily as well, allowing them to put it in and out of the trunk of the car.
  • A lot of reviewers are happy with the presence of the zippered separator that separates the interior, as it ensures the clothes remain in place while traveling.
  • Some users love the mesh insert with zip and other pockets for accessories and organization.
  • A lot of owners thought that it has all the necessary compartments to make it a nice, functional piece of luggage.
  • Many users love that it comes with a combination lock for the zipper.
  • A lot of travelers find the hardshell material rigid enough to withstand being crammed into the overhead compartment.
  • Some users are happy with the expansion fold feature that increases the volume of the bag.
  • One owner thought it's the perfect balance of compact and convenient size for a carry-on.
  • Others find the zipper in the lining very handy for an extra bag or purse without taking up too much space.

Reviewers don't like these things

  • Some reviewers thought the handle is flimsy and loose.
  • Others complained that the interior of the luggage had a very strong chemical odor.


Crowdsourced specs across all Rockland Melbourne models and sizes:

Weight iconWeight6.5-24 oz (2.9-10.9 kg)
Length iconLength12-13 in (30-33 cm)
Width9-17 in (23-43 cm)
Height20-28 in (51-71 cm)

Popular Models

Rockland Melbourne 20

100% choose the Rockland Melbourne 20

100 %
Colors and combinations:


Weight iconWeight8 oz (3.6 kg)
Length iconLength13 in (33 cm)
Width9 in (23 cm)
Height20 in (51 cm)


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The Rockland Melbourne ranks #7 compared with the other Rockland bags.

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The Rockland Melbourne ranks #2332 compared with all the bags we have checked.

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Vs Other Bags

Crowdsourced comparison of the Rockland Melbourne vs the Rockland Sonic.

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Rockland Melbourne vs Rockland Sonic

Rockland Melbourne
Rockland Melbourne


Based on 33,572 reviews
Weight: 6.5-24 oz
Price: $$$

  • The Melbourne is rated slightly worse than the Sonic.
  • In total, we have checked and analyzed 42,411 reviews of the two bags.

Only the Melbourne is available in these colors:

Bag ID 34109. Images from Amazon Product Advertising API and shop datafeeds.

Last updated on July 03, 2019