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Skyway Nimbus Reviews Summary and Buyer's Guide

Last updated April 2019

based on 633 reviews

We have checked hundreds of reviews and found 12 reasons to buy the Nimbus - and 3 reasons NOT to buy it.

Check all the pros and cons here.

77% of the reviewers give the Skyway Nimbus a good or excellent rating!

Excellent (57%)
Good (20%)
Average (3%)
Poor (2%)
Bad (14%)

Reviews Summary

Here's what the reviewers think about the Skyway Nimbus:

Reviewers like these things about the Skyway Nimbus

  • Most reviewers said that the pack looks great, ample storage for overseas travel.
  • Reviewers also said that the four wheels make it more convenient to pull.
  • Many other reviewers said that it has a really great double opening interior.
  • They also said that it has a good zippered pouch.
  • Most users mentioned that it has three sets of luggage handles.
  • Users also said that the inner liner is easily wiped clean and has a nice lighter colored print.
  • Many of them also said that the handles right on the suitcase are rubber and seem very heavy duty.
  • Other reviewers said that the expandable travel handle slides in and out easily and has four push button snap-to positions.
  • Travelers said that the wheels are heavy duty rubber and they spin and roll very smoothly.
  • Most buyers said that the balance is perfect for both rolling and turning.
  • One great feature mentioned by many users is that there's an outer zipper to unzip the case and there's an outer zipper to unzip the expansion.
  • Many buyers said that there also is a zipper toiletry mesh bag.

Reviewers don't like these things

  • Some users complained that the expandable handle could be stronger.
  • One user said that after some trip the handle broke.
  • Another user said that the suitcase ripped after his first trip.


Crowdsourced specs across all Skyway Nimbus models and sizes:

Weight iconWeight9-27.5 oz (4.1-12.5 kg)
Length iconLength10-20 in (25-51 cm)
Width12-17 in (30-43 cm)
Height24-28 in (61-71 cm)

The bag is recommended for these activities:


Popular Models

Skyway Nimbus 2.0

83% choose the Skyway Nimbus 2.0

83 %
Colors and combinations:


Weight iconWeight21.2 oz (9.6 kg)
Length iconLength18 in (46 cm)
Width14 in (36 cm)
Height26 in (66 cm)

Skyway Nimbus 3.0

8% choose the Skyway Nimbus 3.0

8 %
Colors and combinations:


Weight iconWeight27.5 oz (12.5 kg)
Length iconLength20 in (51 cm)
Width12 in (30 cm)
Height28 in (71 cm)

Skyway Nimbus 24

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8% choose the Skyway Nimbus 24

8 %

Skyway Nimbus 2.0 vs Nimbus 3.0

The two most popular Skyway Nimbus models are the Nimbus 2.0 and the Nimbus 3.0, so let's compare them:

Popularity and Prices

In total, 91% of the people interested in the Skyway Nimbus bags choose one of these two models. The most popular choice is the Nimbus 2.0 which is choosen by 83% (10.4 times as many as the 8% that choose the Nimbus 3.0).

Nimbus 2.0Nimbus 3.0
Most popular

Weight and dimensions

The weight of the Nimbus 2.0 is 6.3 kg (222.2 oz) lower than the weight of the Nimbus 3.0.

Nimbus 2.0Nimbus 3.0

If we look at dimensions, the Nimbus 2.0 is 2 in (5 cm) longer than the Nimbus 3.0 (18 vs. 20 in). Both bags are the same width (14 in), while the height of the Nimbus 2.0 is 2 in (5 cm) less than the height of the Nimbus 3.0 (26 vs. 28 in).

Features and Colors

Both models are available in black. Only the Nimbus 2.0 is available in green. Only the Nimbus 3.0 is available in blue.


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The Skyway Nimbus ranks #7 compared with the other Skyway bags.

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The Skyway Nimbus ranks #2537 compared with all the bags we have checked.

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Last updated on April 20, 2019