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Tegra-Lite® Max Continental Expandable Carry-On

Tegra-Lite®

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$745.00
Color: T-Graphite
About this Item

STYLE: 28721TG

Expandable, accessible and effortless: this Tegra-Lite® Max case is the most durable and fully functional hardside case made today. It is expandable and features a spacious, accessible front pocket, plus it moves effortlessly in every direction on our double turning wheels. Tegra-Lite® is constructed from Tegris®, a revolutionary polypropylene thermoplastic composite material created by Milliken® for use in lifesaving armor, Nascar race cars and protective gear for NFL players. TUMI has received the worldwide, exclusive rights to use the Tegris material within the travel industry. If you need one carry-on for domestic and international travel, this expandable design may be the perfect case. With its shorter and wider configuration, it offers more packing capacity, fits easily in the overhead and will be accepted by most domestic airlines and many international carriers. It expands 2” for extra capacity when you need it, has two packing compartments and a hanger bracket for suits. Interior pockets for accessories. For an additional cost, the TUMI Accents Kit allows you to quickly customize your bag* with striking accents of color. The kit includes components made from embossed leather: TUMI luggage tag, monogram patch, handle wrap and zipper pull ties. Its versatile zip pouch is ideal for carrying accessories. *Included with select styles only.

Features and Specifications
H: 22   in
W: 16  in
D: 9  in
Expanded Depth
11  in
  • Primary Material
    Tegris® 
Interior Features
  • Two packing compartments
  • Suiter section
  • Hanger bracket
  • Mesh tie-down straps
  • Two zip pockets
  • Mesh zip pocket
  • Fully lined
Exterior Features
  • Front U-zip pocket
  • Zip-around opening
  • Expands 2”
  • Top side and bottom handles
  • Multi-height telescoping handle
  • 4 double spinner wheels
  • Protective bumpers
  • TSA integrated lock
Ratings and Reviews
Overall Rating
Based on  reviews
Tegra-Lite® Max Continental Expandable Carry-On in T-Graphite

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TUMI Innovation by Design

Omega Closure System®

Tumi's patented closure system significantly reduces the risk of damage to the zipper. The Omega zipper puller is designed to break away from the bag if it becomes caught. The puller, rather than the entire zipper, is then quickly and easily replaced.
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Tumi Tracer®

The Tumi Tracer® is an exclusive, complimentary program that helps reunite Tumi customers with their lost or stolen items. The core of the program is a unique 20-digit individual product number printed on a special metal plate that is permanently affixed to Tumi products. That number, along with the owner's contact information, is entered into our Tracer database when a bag is registered with us, and used to help aid in the recovery of lost or stolen items that are reported to us.
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X-Brace 45® Handle System

This patented, innovative handle tube system protects the telescopic handle of the travel case. It is made from lightweight-yet-sturdy aircraft-grade aluminum that forms a protective, impact-absorbing structure around telescoping handle tubes within the case. This new features virtually eliminates damage to the handle tubes while reducing the overall weight of the case.
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Aircraft Grade Aluminum Extension Handle

The tubing of our telescoping handles is made from aircraft-grade aluminum, making them both lightweight and extremely sturdy.
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Tegris®

TEGRA-LITE® lightweight, hardside cases are made from Tegris®, a revolutionary, polypropylene thermoplastic composite material that is incredibly lightweight and exceptionally durable. Created by Milliken® for use in lifesaving armor, protective sports gear used by the NFL and NASCAR race car components, Tegris offers unparalleled strength and impact resistance at very light weights. It is consistent with Tumi's high standards of design excellence and is globally exclusive to Tumi for use in travel and accessory products.
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DuraFold™

Tumi's patent-pending DuraFold™ construction method folds and reinforces the corners of hardside cases with heavy-duty stitching and impact-resistant caps that provide superior corner strength and impact resistance for long lasting use.
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REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

by PowerReviews
Tegra-Lite® Max Continental Expandable Carry-On
 
3.9

(based on 14 reviews)

64%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Stylish (9)
  • Lightweight (8)
  • High quality (7)
  • Easy to identify (5)
  • Good capacity (5)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Weekend trips (5)
  • Long vacations (3)
  • Travel (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Stylish (8), Career (7), Modern (5), Practical (4)
    • Travel Frequency:
    • 6-10 annual trips (5), 20+ annual trips (3)
    • Primary use:
    • Personal (7), Business (6)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (14)

Reviewed by 14 customers

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5.0

Love it

By Tmg

from Florida

About Me Career

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Access Items
  • Easy To Carry
  • Easy To Identify
  • Good Capacity
  • High Quality
  • Lightweight

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Weekend Trips

    Comments about Tegra-Lite® Max Continental Expandable Carry-On:

    Love it

    • Travel Frequency:
    • 6-10 Annual Trips
    • Primary use:
    • Business
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No
     
    5.0

    Perfect addition to my set

    By AngelaD_NY

    from Melville, NY

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Carry
    • Easy To Identify
    • Lightweight

    Cons

    • Costly

    Best Uses

    • Weekend Trips

    Comments about Tegra-Lite® Max Continental Expandable Carry-On:

    Love the uniqueness. Easy to identify. Lightweight and sturdy.

    • Travel Frequency:
    • 6-10 Annual Trips
    • Primary use:
    • Personal
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No
     
    5.0

    Incredibel luggage

    By Loves to Travel

    from Baton Rouge, LA

    About Me Career, Comfort-Oriented, Practical, Stylish

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Access Items
    • Easy To Carry
    • Easy To Identify
    • Good Capacity
    • High Quality
    • Lightweight
    • Stylish

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Long Vacations
      • Weekend Trips

      Comments about Tegra-Lite® Max Continental Expandable Carry-On:

      We already own Tegra-lite large packing case, which we use for international travel for trips that are typically 3 weeks in duration. We decided to purchase this size as carry-on for long trips or as checked baggage for shorter trips.

      • Travel Frequency:
      • 6-10 Annual Trips
      • Primary use:
      • Personal
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No
       
      5.0

      ELEGANTLY DESIGNED

      By Victor

      from Boca Raton, FL

      About Me Modern, Stylish

      Verified Reviewer

      Pros

      • Good Capacity
      • High Quality
      • Stylish

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Long Vacations
        • Weekend Trips

        Comments about Tegra-Lite® Max Continental Expandable Carry-On:

        Perfect for any type of trip, this carry-on perfectly matches functionality with style/elegance.

        • Travel Frequency:
        • 6-10 Annual Trips
        • Primary use:
        • Personal
        • Was this a gift?:
        • No
         
        5.0

        ELEGANTLY DESIGNED

        By Victor

        from Boca Raton, FL

        About Me Modern, Stylish

        Verified Reviewer

        Pros

        • Good Capacity
        • High Quality
        • Roomy
        • Stylish
        • Very functional

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Long Vacations
          • Weekend Trips

          Comments about Tegra-Lite® Max Continental Expandable Carry-On:

          Perfect for any type of trip, this carry-on perfectly matches functionality with style/elegance.

          • Travel Frequency:
          • 6-10 Annual Trips
          • Primary use:
          • Personal
          • Was this a gift?:
          • No
           
          1.0

          Do not buy if you plan on using it.

          By Kim

          from Colorado

          Verified Reviewer

          Pros

          • Easy To Access Items

          Cons

          • Poor Quality

          Best Uses

            Comments about Tegra-Lite® Max Continental Expandable Carry-On:

            I purchased the bag because it looked beautiful - and it did when I purchased it. On my first trip, I checked the bag. It arrives in Frankfurt scratched and looks horrible. My second trip, it's even more damaged on the outside and the wheels squeak. DO NOT buy this bag if you plan on actually using it frequently or checking with the airlines. It's a great bag for style and the infrequent traveler.

            • Travel Frequency:
            • 20+ Annual Trips
            • Primary use:
            • Business
            • Was this a gift?:
            • No
             
            1.0

            I'd return it for something else if I could

            By ProBusinessTraveler

            from Pennsylvania

            About Me Career

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Carry
            • Easy To Identify
            • Lightweight
            • Stylish

            Cons

            • Poor Quality
            • Weak Seams
            • Zippers Break

            Best Uses

              Comments about Tegra-Lite® Max Continental Expandable Carry-On:

              The outer case material is extremely easy to scratch. My bag looks so bad it is embarrassing when people notice it's a Tumi. Bad design flaw on the outer convenience zippered opening. The two corners protrude from the body of the bag. Both corners of my bag are showing substantial damage. If I had known about this beforehand, ​I would not have purchased this model.

              • Travel Frequency:
              • 20+ Annual Trips
              • Primary use:
              • Business
              • Was this a gift?:
              • No
               
              5.0

              Good product .. very satisfied

              By GeeKay

              from NJ

              About Me Career, Stylish

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Identify
              • Good Capacity
              • High Quality

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Business Trips of 3-4 days

                Comments about Tegra-Lite® Max Continental Expandable Carry-On:

                Fits nicely in overheads. Easily rolls with a computer bag on top. ROOMY.

                • Travel Frequency:
                • 20+ Annual Trips
                • Primary use:
                • Business
                • Was this a gift?:
                • No
                 
                3.0

                Many marks after first flight of checked bag

                By Steve

                from Cypress CA

                About Me Career, Modern

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Lightweight
                • Stylish

                Cons

                • Wears Out Easily

                Best Uses

                • Commuting

                Comments about Tegra-Lite® Max Continental Expandable Carry-On:

                This bag is really nice when it come out of the box however it really shows wear quickly

                • Primary use:
                • Personal
                • Was this a gift?:
                • No
                 
                3.0

                I would not buy this if lightweight is the primary importanc

                By JD

                from NJ

                About Me Practical, Stylish

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Lots of Pockets
                • Stylish

                Cons

                • Not Lightweight at all

                Best Uses

                • Traveling

                Comments about Tegra-Lite® Max Continental Expandable Carry-On:

                Lots of storage space and quality is superior.

                • Primary use:
                • Business
                • Was this a gift?:
                • No

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