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The Away Bag

I’ve used the same much-loved carry-on for over 10 years and easily a million air miles. I loved this bag, but it was getting a bit shabby despite a few trips to the luggage repair shop.  As a replacement I chose the Away Bigger Carry On. As fitting from founders who hail from Warby Parker, it is fully returnable and refundable after 100 days no matter what the condition of the bag or your reason for taking it back. So why do I love it?  The wheels are great, the same ones used on $700 Tumi bags-it rolls perfectly either tilted or straight up. Most importantly, somehow I am able to get more into the bag than my last one. Apparently it is slightly taller and wider than a normal carry-on, but it never caused problems when I took it on long-haul or inter-European flights. Mine is in black, but I would go for the white, as I have started to see a number of the black ones around airports. Check them out here.

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The ideas expressed here are solely the opinions of the author and are not researched or verified by AGEIST LLC, or anyone associated with AGEIST LLC. This material should not be construed as medical advice or recommendation, it is for informational use only. We encourage all readers to discuss with your qualified practitioners the relevance of the application of any of these ideas to your life. The recommendations contained herein are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. You should always consult your physician or other qualified health provider before starting any new treatment or stopping any treatment that has been prescribed for you by your physician or other qualified health provider. Please call your doctor or 911 immediately if you think you may have a medical or psychiatric emergency.

David Stewart
David is the founder and face of AGEIST. He is an expert on, and a passionate champion of the emerging global over-50 lifestyle. A dynamic speaker, he is available for panels, keynotes and informational talks at david@agei.st.


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