10 Best Suitcases and Carry-on Bags for Disney Fans

These Disney luggage designs are sure to please any fan.
Disney fans at the airport (Photo: @jordvdz via Twenty20)
Photo: @jordvdz via Twenty20

For Disney fans, choosing a Disney-themed suitcase is the perfect excuse to get your vacation started even before you leave the house. And because Disney luggage comes in dozens of styles and looks from reputable manufacturers, there’s no trade-off between durability and design. Whether you’re looking for a classic Mickey Mouse bag, a Disney princess suitcase, or something featuring characters from the Pixar, Star Wars, or Marvel, there’s almost certainly a piece of Disney luggage out there for you.

The Best Disney Luggage

When it comes to Disney luggage, you have options galore: You’ll find hard-sided, soft-sided, carry-on sized, and larger sized suitcases and bags. Pack them for trips to Disney World or Disneyland, on a Disney cruise or Adventures by Disney vacation, or on a trip to any of the best family vacation spots around the world. Wherever you go, these Disney suitcases are ready to roll.

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1. American Tourister Anna and Elsa Frozen Hardside Carry On with Spinner Wheels

For the Disney princess in all of us, this Frozen-themed luggage is perfect. The American Tourister hard-sided suitcase features Anna and Elsa and the inspirational words “My destiny’s calling.” The piece is lightweight at just over five pounds and features two inside compartments to help keep things organized. You can also get this Frozen design as a checked-bag size or as a set with both carry-on and checked luggage pieces.

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Amazon reviewers rate this Frozen-themed American Tourister Disney Hardside Luggage with spinner wheels a whopping 4.8 out of five stars based on more than 4,200 reviews. Reviewers praise the suitcase, noting there’s “lots of room for storing everything you need to bring on a trip,” and that it’s “big and roomy.”

Where to Buy: Amazon

2. American Tourister Mickey Mouse Pants Hardside Carry On with Spinner Wheels

Disney fans around the world know it all started with a mouse, and that mouse is featured prominently on this American Tourister Disney Hardside Luggage with Spinner Wheels. The all-over design on this carry-on bag features Mickey’s classic red and black pants and large yellow buttons. The Mickey Mouse bag is subtle enough to not scream DISNEY FANATIC, but still recognizable enough to show off your Disney style. This rolling suitcase design comes in three sizes: an 18-inch carry on, a 21-inch carry on, and a 28-inch checked bag.

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Reviewers give American Tourister’s Mickey Mouse Scribbler carry on 4.8 out of five stars on Amazon based on more than 4,200 ratings. Reviews praise its adorable design, saying it’s “so cute and I can’t wait to use it for vacation” and “I got a lot of compliments on how cute it was.”

Where to Buy: Amazon

3. American Tourister Mickey Mouse Pants Softside Disney Luggage with Spinner Wheels

If you’re looking for a soft-sided suitcase for kids, this Mickey Mouse-Themed American Tourister Disney Softside Luggage is a fun option. The classic Mickey Mouse adorned suitcase sports a deep main pocket rather than two distinct sides, which works well for some, but can make staying organized more challenging for travelers who prefer the clamshell approach. The suitcase does have one mesh pocket inside, which is great for holding small items like charging chords and socks. Spinner wheels make it easy for kids to pilot their own baggage through the airport.

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Reviewers rate the American Tourister Disney Softside Luggage with Spinner Wheels, Mickey Mouse Pants 4.9 out of five stars on Amazon based on more than 3,400 reviews, saying things like, “very well made, and very cute suitcase” and “rolls like a dream on four wheels.”

Where to Buy: Amazon

4. American Tourister Mickey Mouse 2-Piece Hardside Carry-On Set

Another fun Mickey Mouse themed suitcase is the American Tourister Disney Two-Piece Hardside Carry-On Set featuring Mickey Mouse. The set includes two carry-on or under-seat suitcases that are perfectly sized for coloring books, crayons, medicine, and a change of clothes for long flights, or as a lunch box to take into a state park or Disney park. The all-over Mickey design is colorful and vibrant, and sticks out in a crowd of boring black or gray suitcases.

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Reviewers rate the American Tourister Disney Two-Piece Hardside Carry-On Set 4.6 out of five stars on Amazon based on 23 reviews, saying things like “they look brand new after all the abuse,” and “they are manufactured well and seem to be durable.”

Where to Buy: Amazon

5. Star Wars The Child Grogu The Mandalorian Kids’ Rolling Luggage

Grogu, a.k.a. “Baby Yoda,” has taken over the internet and our lives since debuting in the hit Disney+ show The Mandalorian. The tiny green creature is adorable, and now you can take him anywhere with this Star Wars The Child Grogu The Mandalorian Kid’s Rolling Luggage. The Disney luggage has multiple compartments for easy storage and organization. Like many kids’ suitcases, there are only two wheels on the back of the suitcase plus little legs on the front to help prop it upright and keep it from rolling away.

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The Star Wars The Child Grogu The Mandalorian Kids’ Rolling Luggage earns 4.5 out of five stars on Amazon based on 56 reviews, with reviewers raving, “My son loves this bag (and) walks all around the house with it.”

Where to Buy: Amazon

Editor’s Note: This suitcase is popular and we’ve noticed it’s sometimes out of stock. Bed, Bath & Beyond has a similar Baby Yoda hardsided carry-on and Walmart has an entire Star Wars luggage section on its website that includes suitcases, backpacks, and luggage tags.

6. Ful Disney Textured Mickey Mouse Hard Sided Rolling Luggage in Rose Gold

The rose gold trend is still going strong, and if you love Disney, you can combine the two with this Disney rolling hardsided suitcase featuring textured Mickey Mouse artwork from luggage brand Ful. The Disney suitcase comes in 21-, 25-, and 29-inch sizes and has embossed triangles that kind of look like Spaceship Earth at Epcot with Mickey Mouse embossed over top. Eight spinner wheels allow you to guide the suitcase easily wherever you need to while navigating an airport or busy hotel lobby with your family.

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This Disney luggage is rated 4.5 out of 5 based on 44 reviews. Ful is known for durable and long-lasting luggage, and this piece also comes with the option to purchase a three- or four-year protection plan.

Where to Buy: Amazon

7. American Tourister Disney Villains Hardside Luggage with Spinner Wheels

Show your love for the dark side of Disney with this hard-sided luggage featuring the baddest of the bad. The Villains American Tourister Disney Hardside Carry On with spinner wheels features favorite meanies like Cruella de Vil and Ursula entwined in thorns on the side of your luggage. The inside of this 21-inch suitcase has two roomy compartments for packing.

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Reviewers rate the American Tourister Villains carry on 4.8 out of five stars on Amazon based on almost 4,300 reviews. Reviewers praise the bag with comments like, “It’s sturdy and well made and I can tell it will last for years to come,” and “This suitcase has been great for our family.”

Where to Buy: Amazon

8. Disney Lightning McQueen Rolling Luggage

Kids who love the Disney and Pixar franchise Cars will love this suitcase that looks just like Lightning McQueen. The suitcase even has decorative tires that spin. The carry-on is quite small, so it would be great for little kids or as a carry-on with snacks and activities while flying with kids or driving to your destination on a family road trip.

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Reviewers rate the Disney Lightning McQueen Rolling Luggage 4.8 out of five stars on Amazon based on more than 400 reviews. “The inside is wide open with no obstruction from the handle or wheels,” notes one reviewer. “It’s perfect for quick trips,” says another.

Where to Buy: Amazon

9. Heys Marvel Comics 21-Inch Suitcase

Marvel fans, assemble. This Marvel Comics 21-inch carry-on suitcase from Heys is a fun way to show off your love for superheroes as you walk through the airport or hotel. The suitcase features an all-over design with Marvel Comics covers featuring heroes like Thor, Iron Man, Spider-Man, and Captain America. One unique thing about this suitcase is that it’s expandable, meaning as you purchase souvenirs on your trip you don’t need to worry about how they are going to get home with limited space in your luggage.

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Reviewers rate the Heys Marvel Comics 21 Inches suitcase 4.7 out of five stars on Amazon based on over 100 reviews, saying things like, “The colors and pictures are so vibrant,” and “It is the perfect carry-on size.”

Where to Buy: Amazon

10. Ful Disney Spider-Man 22-Inch Suitcase with Spinner Wheels

Is your spider-sense tingling yet? Show your love for the webbed wonder with this 22-inch Spider-Man suitcase from Ful. The all-over design features the Webhead’s trademark eyes and webbed face mask. The hard-shell design protects your stuff and the 360-degree spinning wheels will give you the freedom and mobility to “do whatever a spider can.” Reviewers rate this Marvel luggage of five out of fie stars on Amazon.

Where to Buy: Amazon

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Megan duBois is a freelance writer who covers theme parks, cruising, food and drink, and family travel. Her work has appeared on Buzzfeed, Popsugar, Insider, Orbitz, The Daily Meal, Family Vacation Critic, TravelPulse, and more. Megan has been quoted as an expert and thought leader on theme parks for Forbes and other outlets. Follow her on Instagram @MinglingwithMickey and Twitter @Megand513 for theme park travel tips and tricks, and email her at megand513 [at] gmail [dot] com for story ideas.

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