We don't know about you but it has been WAY too long since we've had a holiday. 4 am wake up calls to head to the airport, picking up your favourite travel snacks and waiting at the gate with a wine in hand to board your plane to paradise - there is no feeling like it.
Our trusty suitcases - whether brand new or well-loved - have travelled the world with us and TBH, they need to be taken care of, too. From bus holds to conveyor belts and running with it in the rain, our luggage can take quite a beating when in transit. Fear not, you can keep your beloved case looking pristine with drumroll... a suitcase cover. Who'd have thought? They come in many different designs, such as transparent PVC to keep the rain off (and show its cute design) and stretchy spandex.
Plus, a suitcase cover will also help you identify your luggage at arrivals - especially if the cover has a unique design.
Do you need a suitcase cover?
Suitcase covers can protect your bag from the dirt and dust from the luggage carts and belts, and make sure the zip pulls and handles are not being snapped or ripped off. If you've ever had your bag ripped to shreds by a conveyer belt, you'll know how much of a must-have one is.
With that in mind, let's get stuck in and check out the best suitcase covers for your holidays to keep your belongings safe and sound.
SHOP: Best Suitcase Covers 2022
7-Mi Water Resistant Protective Cover
Best value suitcase cover
Cheap, cheerful and practical. This water-resistant spandex luggage cover is washable and will prevent your case from any damage. This would be a great pick if you're after a subtle design that you can quickly put on your bag before setting off.
Material: 300 Gram Polyester Spandex Air Layer, 15% Spandex And 85% Polyester
Vicloon Suitcase Cover Protectors
The best PVC suitcase cover
There's no need to fear if you're caught in the rain with this PVC suitcase cover. Not only is it is waterproof, but this transparent suitcase cover will protect your bag from scratch marks, dust and wear and tear. Plus, you can spot your bag a mile off when you're on your travels.
Size: Six sizes: approximately 20"/22"/24"/26"/28"/30"
Go Travel Anti Tamper Luggage Cover, Large, Assorted Colours
The best suitcase cover for anti-theft
Protect your belongings from sneaky hands with this suitcase cover from Go Travel. We love that it's super easy to roll back up into a bag when not in use. You can also buy the medium size here.
Sizes: 28"/71cm or 24"/61cm
LEAFOREST Spandex Elastic Water Resistant Protective Travel Suitcase Cover
This durable luggage cover is washable, easy to apply and will keep your suitcase in excellent condition for years to come. Plus, it comes in three designs: Flamingo, Born to Rock, and black.
Material: 15% spandex and 85% polyester
OrgaWise Travel Luggage Cover Elastic Suitcase Cover
The best suitcase cover for bright designs
If you're looking for an eye-catching design so you can easily spot your case at the airport, then these funky motifs will definitely stand out. Choose between a galaxy print or a green plane design, and you will never be searching for your luggage again - when you could be having a cocktail at the beach.
Travel Log Luggage Cover
The best suitcase cover for frequent travellers
Jet-setting gals will absolutely love this suitcase. Think a scratch map - but on the go. Just like a bucket list, you can tick off destinations on your bag so that you can keep track of your adventures. The cover features a detailed world map on the front and country and city checklists on the back. It even comes with a fabric pen, so you can tick off any locations you visit. This suitcase cover can be hand-washed only.
Size: 75 x 53 x 0.02 cm
Sunderland AFC Initials Caseskin Suitcase Cover
We love the suitcases from HB London - the design and initials are SO chic. If you don't want to splash out on a personalised case, opt for a personalised cover instead. Not only does it look good, but it makes it easy to spot at the luggage collection. No more picking up the wrong suitcase - phew.
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PVC vs. Spandex material suitcase covers
Spandex or Lycra covers are a popular choice as they come in a range of colourful designs. They wrap tightly around your suitcase and stop anything from dirtying or destroying the fabric or material of your bag.
PVC covers are thick and waterproof without adding weight and usually come with clever cut-outs that allow you to glide the cover over the suitcase. Generally they are transparent, so they won't draw attention to your case and act as a dustproof and water-resistant layer for your belongings.