Away launches new aluminum luggage collection

Jan 28, 2020

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Editor’s note: This post has been updated with new color information. It was originally published on Aug. 28, 2018.

It’s no secret that frequent fliers have a thing for smart-looking luggage; it’s an extension of who they are.

Since Away first launched five years ago, the minimalist luggage has become popular with those who like to travel in style. Amex even added a temporary $100 credit towards Away as part of the Green Card’s annual perks that just recently ended.

Related: What your luggage brand says about you

Today, Away introduced a new aluminum collection in four metallic colors — silver, onyx, gold and rose gold. The exterior shell is made of anodized aluminum, which is unbreakable — ideal for travelers who like to look good and travel hard.

The Unbreakable Aluminum Edition luggage will be available in all four Away sizes — The Carry On, The Bigger Carry On, Medium and The Large.

Related: Luggage review: Putting the Away carry-on to the test

Away’s carry-ons have an ejectable battery for easy charging and removal. All sizes have TSA-approved locks, self-positioning handles, reinforced corners, 360° spinner wheels and a pocketed interior with a compression pad for extra packing space. They can also be personalized with up to three initials.

The suitcases are priced as follows:

All products come with a 100-day trial period, so travelers can test drive the product before fully committing. 

Original reporting by Cindy Augustine.

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