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Samsonite Andante Reviews Summary and Buyer's Guide

Last updated May 13, 2019

based on 3,189 reviews

We have checked thousands of reviews and found 11 reasons to buy the Andante - and 2 reasons NOT to buy it.

Check all the pros and cons here.

71% of the reviewers give the Samsonite Andante a good or excellent rating!

Excellent (49%)
Good (22%)
Average (10%)
Poor (7%)
Bad (9%)

Reviews Summary

Here's what the reviewers think about the Samsonite Andante:

Reviewers like these things about the Samsonite Andante

  • Most users said that it was convenient, lightweight, easy to access and roll.
  • Many other users said that it is easily fit in the overhead compartment of the small commuter plane.
  • They also mentioned that it is very sturdy Samsonite build quality.
  • Reviewers liked its decent accent color.
  • Many reviewers mentioned that its wheels, handle extension works great.
  • They also said that it can handle a lot of stuff.
  • Users said that the bag has the main open compartment that packs much easier with packing cubes and holds several days of clothing and more electronics.
  • Travelers said that the end pocket is a bonus for everything from travel mugs to extra batteries.
  • They said that the handle is a great length and wheels roll on all surfaces.
  • Most buyers said that it is easier to pack because the side stretches out more than a regular suitcase.
  • Travelers also said that the wheels make it very easy to maneuver through the airport.

Reviewers don't like these things

  • One user complained that one of the wheels delaminated after only six trips.
  • Another user complained that the zipper goes dis-attached to the exterior.


Crowdsourced specs across all Samsonite Andante models and sizes:

Weight iconWeight5.1-7.3 oz (2.3-3.3 kg)
Length iconLength22-28 in (56-71 cm)
Width12-14 in (30-36 cm)
Height12-14 in (30-36 cm)

Popular Models

Samsonite Andante 28

55% choose the Samsonite Andante 28

55 %
Colors and combinations:


Weight iconWeight7.3 oz (3.3 kg)
Length iconLength28 in (71 cm)
Width14 in (36 cm)
Height14 in (36 cm)

Samsonite Andante 22

45% choose the Samsonite Andante 22

45 %
Colors and combinations:


Weight iconWeight5.1 oz (2.3 kg)
Length iconLength22 in (56 cm)
Width12 in (30 cm)
Height12 in (30 cm)

Samsonite Andante 28 vs Andante 22

The two most popular Samsonite Andante models are the Andante 28 and the Andante 22, so let's compare them:

Popularity and Prices

In total, 100% of the people interested in the Samsonite Andante bags choose one of these two models. The most popular choice is the Andante 28 which is choosen by 55% (1.2 times as many as the 45% that choose the Andante 22).

Andante 28Andante 22
Most popular

Looking at the prices, the Andante 28 is typically around $30 more expensive than the Andante 22, but check the deals before you buy.

Andante 28Andante 22

Weight and dimensions

The weight of the Andante 28 is 2.2 kg (77.6 oz) higher than the weight of the Andante 22.

Andante 28Andante 22

If we look at dimensions, both the Andante 28 and the Andante 22 has the same length (28 in). Both bags are the same width (14 in), while the height is the same (both 14 in).

Features and Colors

Both models are available in black, grey and red.


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The Samsonite Andante ranks #23 compared with the other Samsonite bags.

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The Samsonite Andante ranks #2762 compared with all the bags we have checked.

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Last updated on May 13, 2019