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Travelpro Maxlite Reviews Summary and Buyer's Guide

Last updated July 3, 2019

4.02
based on 6,953 reviews


We have checked thousands of reviews and found 12 reasons to buy the Maxlite - and 2 reasons NOT to buy it.

Check all the pros and cons here.


84% of the reviewers give the Travelpro Maxlite a good or excellent rating!

Excellent (70%)
Good (14%)
Average (5%)
Poor (4%)
Bad (5%)



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Reviews Summary


Here's what the reviewers think about the Travelpro Maxlite:

Reviewers like these things about the Travelpro Maxlite

  • According to constant users, the Travelpro Maxlite is fully functional.
  • They indicated that its telescoping handle adds length and strength.
  • Other users found that it has a zippered closure to keep gears and other things secured.
  • Reviewers found that its ball-bearing in-line wheels offer high performance.
  • They further explained that the bag has fully line interior.
  • Testers mentioned the presence of low-profile top and side carry handles along with bottom handle cup.
  • Reviewers said that it has protective crash-guard wheel housing to protect the wheels from being damaged.
  • Other reviewers pointed out that its polyester fabric has water and stain resistant coating.
  • Users stated that its frame system offers lightweight durability.
  • Testers explained that its ergonomic zipper pulls ensure a smooth and consistent opening or closing.
  • Reviewers said that the bag would work best when traveling.
  • They further mentioned that the main compartment is large enough for a week-long vacation, or more.

Reviewers don't like these things

  • A reviewer indicated that the wheels do not rotate 360 degrees.
  • Another reviewer said that it does not have any organizing pockets.



Specs


Crowdsourced specs across all Travelpro Maxlite models and sizes:

Capacity iconCapacity45.4 l (2770 cuin)
Weight iconWeight5.9-13 oz (2.7-5.9 kg)
Length iconLength9-19.5 in (23-50 cm)
Width14-15 in (36-38 cm)
Height11-22 in (28-56 cm)


The bag is recommended for these activities:

Travel
Hiking
Cycling
School
Backpacking
Sport



Popular Models


Travelpro Maxlite 4

77% choose the Travelpro Maxlite 4

77 %
Colors and combinations:

Black
Blue
Green
Grey
Purple


Specs
Capacity iconCapacity45.4 l (2770 cuin)
Weight iconWeight6.6 oz (3 kg)
Length iconLength19.5 in (50 cm)
Width15 in (38 cm)
Height11 in (28 cm)


Travelpro Maxlite 5

13% choose the Travelpro Maxlite 5

13 %
Colors and combinations:

Black
Blue
Green
Grey


Specs
Weight iconWeight5.9 oz (2.7 kg)
Length iconLength9 in (23 cm)
Width15 in (38 cm)
Height22 in (56 cm)


Travelpro Maxlite 3

6% choose the Travelpro Maxlite 3

6 %
Colors and combinations:

Black
Blue
Green
Grey
Purple




Travelpro Maxlite 4 International

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4% choose the Travelpro Maxlite 4 International

4 %
Colors and combinations:

Black
Blue
Green
Grey
Purple






Travelpro Maxlite 5 vs Maxlite 4


The two most popular Travelpro Maxlite models are the Maxlite 5 and the Maxlite 4, so let's compare them:

Popularity and Prices

In total, 90% of the people interested in the Travelpro Maxlite bags choose one of these two models. The most popular choice is the Maxlite 4 which is choosen by 77% (5.9 times as many as the 13% that choose the Maxlite 5).

Maxlite 5Maxlite 4
Most popular

The price of the two bags is more or less the same, but check the deals before you buy.

Weight and dimensions

The weight of the Maxlite 5 is 0.7 kg (24.7 oz) lower than the weight of the Maxlite 4.

Maxlite 5Maxlite 4
Lightest

If we look at dimensions, the Maxlite 5 is 11 in (28 cm) longer than the Maxlite 4 (9 vs. 20 in). Both bags are the same width (15 in), while the height is the same (both 22 in).

Features and Colors

Both models are available in black, blue, green and grey. Only the Maxlite 4 is available in purple.




Feature Summary


Many sources mention these Travelpro Maxlite features:
  • Water resistant
  • Wheeled/rolling

Actual features depends on the model, so check the features before you buy.


Packing Guide


See how much a traveller, an athlete and an outdoorsy person can pack in the different Travelpro Maxlite models (the most popular choice is the Maxlite 4).




Capacity/Weight Levels


The capacity/weight level shows how much the bag weights compared with it's capacity (volume).

The lower the capacity/weight level, the better.

ModelCapacityWeightLevel
445.4 l6.6 oz0.15 oz/L



Rankings


vs Travelpro Bags

The Travelpro Maxlite ranks #2 compared with the other Travelpro bags.

1Travelpro Sapphire
4.30
Travelpro Sapphire
2Travelpro Maxlite
4.02
Travelpro Maxlite
3Travelpro Tpro Bold
3.93
Travelpro Tpro Bold
4Travelpro Platinum Magna
3.50
Travelpro Platinum Magna
5Travelpro Executive
3.50
Travelpro Executive

vs All Bags

The Travelpro Maxlite ranks #1154 compared with all the bags we have checked.

1152Thule Chasm
4.02
Thule Chasm
1153Travelpro Maxlite
4.02
Travelpro Maxlite
1154Black Diamond Shadow
4.02
Black Diamond Shadow
1155Watershed Animas
4.02
Watershed Animas
1156Fjallraven Rucksack
4.02
Fjallraven Rucksack



Vs Other Bags


Crowdsourced comparisons of the Travelpro Maxlite vs 5 other, similar bags.

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Travelpro Maxlite vs Samsonite Fiero


Travelpro Maxlite
Travelpro Maxlite

4.02
BEST
Based on 6,953 reviews
Capacity: 45.4 l
Weight: 5.9-13 oz
Price: $$


Samsonite Fiero
Samsonite Fiero

3.63

Based on 2,980 reviews

Capacity:
Weight:
Price: $$

  • The Maxlite is rated slightly better than the Fiero.
  • In total, we have checked and analyzed 9,933 reviews of the two bags.

Both bags are available in these colors:
Black
Blue
Purple

Only the Maxlite is available in these colors:
Grey
Green

Only the Fiero is available in these colors:
Orange




Travelpro Maxlite vs Samsonite Lift


Travelpro Maxlite
Travelpro Maxlite

4.02
BEST
Based on 6,953 reviews
Capacity: 45.4 l
Weight: 5.9-13 oz
Price: $$


Samsonite Lift
Samsonite Lift

3.45

Based on 289 reviews

Capacity:
Weight: 8.8-10 oz
Price:

  • The Maxlite is rated somewhat better than the Lift.
  • In total, we have checked and analyzed 7,242 reviews of the two bags.
  • The weight of the biggest Maxlite is 30% heavier than the biggest Lift (13 oz vs 10 oz).

Both bags are available in these colors:
Black

Only the Maxlite is available in these colors:
Blue
Purple
Grey
Green




Travelpro Maxlite vs Travelpro Crew


Travelpro Maxlite
Travelpro Maxlite

4.02
BEST
Based on 6,953 reviews
Capacity: 45.4 l
Weight: 5.9-13 oz
Price: $$


Travelpro Crew
Travelpro Crew

3.48

Based on 3,080 reviews

Capacity: 53-118.8 l
Weight: 3.7-12.3 oz
Price: $$$

  • The Maxlite is rated somewhat better than the Crew.
  • In total, we have checked and analyzed 10,033 reviews of the two bags.
  • The biggest Maxlite is 164% smaller than the biggest Crew (45 L vs 119 L).
  • The weight of the biggest Maxlite is 6% heavier than the biggest Crew (13 oz vs 12.3 oz).

FeatureMaxliteCrew
Carry-on size
Water resistant
Wheeled/rolling

Both bags are available in these colors:
Black
Blue
Purple
Grey

Only the Maxlite is available in these colors:
Green

Only the Crew is available in these colors:
Brown




Travelpro Maxlite vs Travelpro Platinum Magna


Travelpro Maxlite
Travelpro Maxlite

4.02
BEST
Based on 6,953 reviews
Capacity: 45.4 l
Weight: 5.9-13 oz
Price: $$


Travelpro Platinum Magna
Travelpro Platinum Magna

3.50

Based on 1,437 reviews

Capacity:
Weight: 9 oz
Price: $$$

  • The Maxlite is rated somewhat better than the Platinum Magna.
  • In total, we have checked and analyzed 8,390 reviews of the two bags.
  • The weight of the biggest Maxlite is 44% heavier than the biggest Platinum Magna (13 oz vs 9 oz).

Both bags are available in these colors:
Black
Grey

Only the Maxlite is available in these colors:
Blue
Purple
Green




Travelpro Maxlite vs Travelpro Walkabout


Travelpro Maxlite
Travelpro Maxlite

4.02
BEST
Based on 6,953 reviews
Capacity: 45.4 l
Weight: 5.9-13 oz
Price: $$


Travelpro Walkabout
Travelpro Walkabout

2.86

Based on 63 reviews

Capacity:
Weight: 11 oz
Price: $$

  • The Maxlite is rated quite a lot better than the Walkabout.
  • In total, we have checked and analyzed 7,016 reviews of the two bags.
  • The weight of the biggest Maxlite is 18% heavier than the biggest Walkabout (13 oz vs 11 oz).

Both bags are available in these colors:
Black
Blue

Only the Maxlite is available in these colors:
Purple
Grey
Green







Selected Reviews


Luggage Council

The bag can withstand rough traveling and it is a great option for frequent travelers. It has strong wheels, sturdy handles, durable fabric and plenty of room to pack anything.

Posted 24 September 2017 - Read full review

Her Packing List

This suitcase is perfect for business travelers, weekend travelers and even longer trips for those who read Her Packing List and don’t overpack!

Posted 11 May 2017 by Ali Garland - Read full review

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Last updated on July 03, 2019