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Tegra-Lite® Max Continental Expandable Carry-On

Tegra-Lite®

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$830.00
Color: Cherry
About this Item

STYLE: 28721TGCHYA

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
  • Tumi Accents components
Ratings and Reviews
Overall Rating
Based on  reviews
Tegra-Lite® Max Continental Expandable Carry-On in Cherry

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TUMI Innovation by Design

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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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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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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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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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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REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

by PowerReviews
Tegra-Lite® Max Continental Expandable Carry-On
 
3.8

(based on 13 reviews)

62%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Stylish (9)
  • Lightweight (7)
  • High quality (6)
  • Easy to identify (4)
  • Good capacity (4)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Weekend trips (4)
  • Long vacations (3)
  • Travel (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Stylish (8), Career (6), Modern (5), Practical (4)
    • Travel Frequency:
    • 6-10 annual trips (4), 20+ annual trips (3)
    • Primary use:
    • Personal (7), Business (5)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (13)

Reviewed by 13 customers

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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
               
              2.0

              Poor design and exterior finish wears out easily.

              By Ciao

              from Portland

              About Me Career, Classic, Comfort-Oriented, Modern, Practical, Stylish

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Lightweight
              • Stylish

              Cons

              • Poor Design
              • Wears Out Easily

              Best Uses

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

                The material holds up, but the exterior finish wears out fast. I though others were exaggerating when I bought the piece, but they weren't. Since the exterior is merely 'cosmetic' I'm not sure the warranty is in effect, however one would expect more at this price point.

                Additionally, the pocket in the front is designed poorly as everything slides down and settles on the bottom bulging.

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

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