Kids Carry On Luggage FAQ

*Airlines typically have size restrictions for carry-on luggage. The standard size for carry-on luggage is usually 22 x 14 x 9 inches (including handles and wheels), but this can vary depending on the airline. It’s best to check with your specific airline for their size restrictions.

* Yes, children with their own airplane seats typically have the same carry-on luggage allowance as adults. If your child is traveling on your lap (usually for kids under 2), they might not have a separate allowance.

* A child’s carry-on should have essentials such as snacks, a water bottle, travel-sized games or toys, electronics (like a tablet for movies), headphones, a change of clothes, and any necessary medications.

The same rules that apply to adults apply to children; no sharp objects, firearms, or liquids over 3.4 ounces (100ml) in any one container. The cumulative amount of liquids must fit in a single quart-sized, clear, resealable bag.

Yes, some children’s carry-on luggage come with built-in games, colorful designs, or even a structure that allows them to be ridden like a toy.

Many brands offer personalization options like monograms, colorful patterns, or even the option to design your bag with favorite characters or motifs.

Absolutely. Children’s luggage should be made of durable materials to withstand the knocks and bumps of travel. Hardshell luggage can be a good option to protect belongings, while soft material can be squeezed into tight compartments.

The price of kids’ carry-on luggage can range from $30 to a few hundred dollars, depending on brand, features, and durability.

Many luggage brands offer a warranty on their products, which can range from a limited one-year warranty to a lifetime warranty. This often covers defects in materials and workmanship but not damages from misuse or normal wear.

Always check the TSA’s official website for the most current guidelines before packing. This includes checking the rules on travel-size containers for liquids and allowable items for carry-on.