Choose Which Travel Bag is Best for Your Winter Travels

Between Thanksgiving, Winter Break and New Year’s, the holidays are a busy time filled with travel. Since the holidays are often spent with family and friends, the distance you are from your destination highly affects how you travel, the length of trip and your travel bag needs. Whether you have flights or road trips in your future this winter, you need a travel bag you can trust to get you from home to your seasonal celebrations.

We can help! From carry-on compliant bags to checkable rolling luggage (and everything in between), we have a style that can fit it all!

travel bags




sizes: small, medium and large
pairs well with: mini, medium or large cosmetic
small duffel is carry-on compliant

The original Vera Bradley travel silhouette is a favorite for a reason. Duffels are practical, lightweight and incredibly spacious. Not to mention, our duffel is now offered in three sizes (perfect for any winter trip you have planned)!



lay flat duffel

pairs well with: midtown cosmetic
carry-on compliant

If you love everything about the duffel but desire the ability to neatly pack as you would in your rolling luggage, the Lay Flat Duffel is for you! With the ability to lay completely flat with dual-sided packing, you’ll be more organized than ever.



sizes: compact, iconic and grand
pairs well with: compact, iconic and grand hanging organizer
compact and iconic are carry-on compliant

You’re either team duffel or team weekender, and neither is wrong! Our fan-favorite weekender also is offered in three sizes, boasting several exterior and interior pockets for maximum organization. The front zip pocket is particularly handy for your keys so you don’t spend time rummaging for them in the cold.



lay flat weekender

pairs well with: midtown cosmetic
carry-on compliant

If you’re team weekender but also love the dual compartments for packing, you’re in luck! We also have a Lay Flat Weekender that gives you the best of both worlds.



miller bag

pairs well with: medium cosmetic
carry-on compliant

If you love a bag that does double-duty, meet the Miller! The Miller Travel Bag is a stylish silhouette that can transition effortlessly from weekend travel bag to daily carryall. It’s perfect for those weekend family get-togethers.



lighten up journey backpack

pairs well with: ditty bag
carry-on compliant

Love being hands-free? Us too! Our Lighten Up Journey Backpack is the backpack that can do it all (while keeping your hands free to hold that toasty oat milk latté). Don’t believe us? See how our Social Media Coordinator, Adele, packs seven days in her Journey Backpack.


lighten up convertible travel bag

pairs well with: zip-in cosmetic
carry-on compliant

There’s nothing quite like three bags in one, and that’s exactly what our Lighten Up Convertible Travel Bag is. See how this lightweight (and water-repellent!) travel bag converts from a duffel to a backpack and into a hipster crossbody! You’ll love how easily this bag transitions when you’re hurrying through the bustling airport.


hardside spinner

sizes: small and large
pairs well with: large makeup brush and blush case
small hardside spinner is carry-on compliant

Whether you’re a frequent flier or perhaps just a self-proclaimed overpacker, meet the hardside spinners. Offered in both carry-on compliant and checkable sizes, this incredibly durable luggage has zippered dual compartments for easy packing.


iconic spinner

sizes: small and large
pairs well with: packing cube set
iconic small spinner is carry-on compliant

Looking for a pretty spinner that you can easily find at baggage claim? The bold pattern on our Iconic Spinner is simple to spot while being light enough to roll with ease through the airport. Pop a few of our packing cubes inside to compress those bulky winter sweaters to maximize space.



lighten up foldable rolling duffel

pairs well with: 4 pc. cosmetic bag set
carry-on compliant

Sometimes it’s easy to sling your bag over your arm, while others you want to walk with it by your side. Enter: the Lighten Up Foldable Rolling Duffel. This versatile travel bag lets you have it your way (because that’s how we roll).

shop the lighten up foldable rolling duffel


Looking specifically for a carry-on compliant style? Use our helpful comparison guide to find the right one for you!


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