I ordered this bag just before leaving for South America. I had purchased a Lucas bag in 1998 that has been all over the world with me, but I can't seem to find another like it. It is just now starting to wear out on the bottom. So I search the web and finally found what seemed to be a close representation, however, when I got the bag I was disappointed in the quality. It's an OK bag, but don't plan on checking this bag on an airlines. There are NO back ribs/runners to give the bag support on the bottom. The walls of the bag are thinner than needed for protection as a checked bag on a plane. If you are going somewhere in your car or to a hotel then this bag would work. SO once I received the bag and inspected it, I pulled out my Lucas and used it once more. I love my Lucas...please find me another!
I purchased three Olympia 29 inch duffels. They appeared to offer good value on arrival, but on the first use, two of the three main zippers failed to keep the bags closed. The manufacturer needed to spend a few more pennies and make a bag with easy to use and reliable closures. They look good but you should expect even inexpensive bags to last for ten trips or more. These zippers jammed and split before the bags got into the car!
I purchased this item for my kids clothing when we traveled 1000 miles via airplane. Seemed to be an excellent choice going out to our distination but returning was a different story. The zipper would not close properly coming home so we had to hope that it would stay closed good enough for the rough travel ahead. I'm not sure what self fixing zippers mean but it didn't fix its self by any means. I liked the size and the placements of all the pockets. We must have just got one with a bad zipper. Not real happy with my options as far as returning or exchanging at this point!!!
Do not be deceived, this bag is enormous!!! I don't know how you couldn't pack for 1-2 weeks in this bag, it is so much bigger than the pictures. I am actually returning this bag and ordering the smaller one because it is so large.
But as far as the structure, it seems like a very sturdy bag and the color (pink) is electric. Like I said, it is too big for me, so I am getting the same model just in a smaller size. So, yes, I think this is going to be a great bag for me.
I was looking for more of a weekend to 4 day bag that I could carry on, not check. This is definitely a checked bag. Be careful, because there is so much room, it would be very easy to hit that 50# weight limit.
I purchased 4 of these bags for my four children. We just returned from our trip and one of the bags split along the seam (about 10 inches) and had to be duct taped to make it home. It was split before I even started packing for the return trip, so it's not because I filled it too much. It was empty. That hasn't stopped me from replacing it, I am ordering another today. I am hoping it was just a defective one, since the other 3 dufflebags were great. They held up and were stuffed to the brim coming home. I am amazed by the amount of room there is. Each child's clothes only used up about half the bag, there was still room for toys, books and stuffies. While packing I was thrilled with the room. They were easy to use, my children are young and were still able to wheel them with ease. They are a brilliant color, so it was easy to spot ours when picking up our luggage. The price is amazing. These are the best suitcase/duffle bags I have ever owned. I am just going to assume that the one bad was defective when we bought it. We had no issue with zippers as others have had.
I am on week 3 of a Canada trip. So far the cloth has ripped, the wheel/bearing is locking up, the handle has broken and the plastic reinforcement on the bottem has cracked. I would not purchase this bag again.
Purchased for family with 3 young toddlers who attend swimming lessons. The 8 pockets are KEY...very helpful....this is a sturdy, handy MUST HAVE for families...I can use for swim lessons, vacation, the local pool...very nicely made-fabric is very thick. We will use for many years to come.
This bag is a basic rolling duffle good for travel. I plan to use it when I move back to South America. So, while I haven't yet had a chance to test its durability on the airlines and with me lugging it around South American bus terminals, it appears to be a decent bag that will hold up to normal wear and tear. The fact that it has several pockets is why I chose this bag over others.
I purchased 2 of these bags for my trip to Scotland this summer and was very pleased with them. They are light weight, meet airline restrictions for size and I was able to easily pack 2 weeks of clothes for my trip. After my return, I recommended these bags to my sister who purchased them for her trip to Spain. She was also very happy with them.
When you say height of 29 inches, does this measure from the bottom (where the wheels are) to the top where the handle is?
And is the main storage compartment completely open or are there compartments within and if so are they removable?bullhockey on Jun 25, 2014Please enter a valid question.Answer This Question
Hello bullhockey, the Olympia 29-inch top to bottom 8-pocket Rolling Upright Duffel Bag is not divided into an upper and lower compartments and can't be removed. Please feel free to contact us again with any further questions. Thank you for shopping with us!overstockcustomercare1 on Jun 26, 2014
Hello, missyt007. You would want to check your airline's baggage policy before travelling to make sure, but many major airlines consider bags more in the 60-inch range to be oversized. Thanks for shopping with us, and have a great day.overstockcustomercare1 on Dec 17, 2013
Thank you socal4 for your interest in the Olympia 29-inch 8-pocket Rolling Upright Duffel Bag. The dimensions are 29 in. x 14 in. x 15.5 in. Thank you for shopping with us!
overstockcustomercare1 on May 8, 2013
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