Deluxe Weekender Bag w/Telescoping Handle by Lori Greiner
First love then a loss
I got the bag and thought it was great. While on a trip I realized the handle wasn't sturdy enough. I have to run the handle down so it won't break. Beef up the handle and it will be great.
I haven't tried it on a plane but looking at the size could be an issue in the overhead...
I LOVE this bag. My children live out of town and I am on the road frequently. This stays packed with all my toiletries and I just throw my clothes in and go. Holds plenty for a few days away and is really easy to handle. It has really gotten a work out and it's holding up nicely. I would definitely buy this again. Thanks, Lori!
Love this Bag!
I have had this bag since 2010. I love it. I literally take it everywhere. To date, I have not had any problems and the bag is in good shape. I definitely use it every time I travel as my carryon. I get so many compliments on this bag. Only reason I gave it a 4 and not a 5 is because once you unzip it there is no way to keep the flap open. If you use the snap-on travel bag it has a hook that you attach to the handle and it will stay open. Thing is I never use that snap on travel bag. I just keep an old fabric belt in the bag that I tie around the flap and the handle and it works great.
Great for car travel, not for airplanes
I have had my bag for over a year...and have used it numerous times for car travel and it works wonderfully...I love all the compartments and organization.
I just returned from a trip across country and decided to try my bag for the flights, even though I had my doubts due to other reviews. It won't fit in an overhead compartment...my husband tried many different ways. I ended up taking the organization bag on the opening off so it wouldn't be as thick and was kind of able to squeeze it under my seat in front of me...however, if it's a middle seat it won't work.
Hope this is helpful for others :)
As the other reviews state, don't buy!! The telescoping handle will not pull up, it goes about 4" and will not go further, I tried and tried. Not a good product, I returned it.
Disappointed in product
The functionality is great. However I had to have it replaced shortly after purchased with zipper problem. Later experienced additional zipper problems along with plastic coming off one of wheels.
I bought one about 2 years ago as a birthday gift for my sister. She raved about it so much I had to buy one for myself. I LOVE this for short trips! It sure beats lugging around a big suitcase. All of my makeup and toilettries are well organized, handy and hang up easily in hotel bathrooms. I have been using mine for almost 2 years and have no complaints. The only thing I would improve on is the strength or sturdiness of the handle, but it still gets 5 stars from me!
Would give it 10 stars
I love, love, love my new bag. First let me say it arrived 5 days AHEAD of schedule. (Great service) I ordered the Python print & it is beautiful. I will be using this bag for school. I have been accepted into a nursing program & books are HEAVY. There is plenty of room for everything for school & then some. I read reviews about the cheap quailty. NOT SO, it is very nice quality. The zippers work great. (That was the first they I tried because of some negative reviews.) The handle telescopes just fine & I love the 360 degree turn on the wheels. If you're sitting on the fence about this, then jump off & buy one for yourself. (And it is pretty.) It will be easy to tell my bag from all the other students in the class. Thanks QVC & Lori for this great bag.
Once Bitten a Shark...Twice Shy
I purchased the Weekender as a birthday gift for myself in July 2011. I travel extensively for my job and when I saw the features presented on air I was smitten! For nearly 20 months "the bag" has traveled via my trunk more than 40,000 miles! it's lightweight, swivels, hold everything I need for 2 nights on the road (Professional Dress) and I love the snap out makeup rig that holds all my necessities....BUT this bag has zipper issues and it's never been "airline handled" or abused. First one zipper split, then another, then one was okay, then it split again! Now, not one of the exterior zippers stays zipped , they are all split. They split open no matter whats in the bag (even empty)! This bag should no go through airline baggage! It's an accident waiting to happen.
Poor Quality or Testing
Received - handle would not telescope more than 4 inches than jam on one side - also plastic was half cut off on handles (bought new - but think this was returned) sure a waste for the cost of postage/handling both ways (over $21.00) for nothing - very upset ! Do not believe tested re handle, or zippers etc. Will stay off purchases of this sort.
Great litle luggage!
Got the python print and just love it! Hides any dirt marks easier than the other patterns. FIts right in the trunk and really hold quite a few items of clothing, especially now in the Spring and Summer when clothing is lighter, thinner , not bulky sweaters, etc. What a novel idea you had , Lori, when you designed this. Very efficient use of space, I read about others having problems with the zippers so that was the first thing I checked on the bag...and NO problems with the zippers- slide open and closed very easily, no catching, etc. Overall really like this bag. Great for short trips.
Not As Advertised
Such a great coccept but...
Zippers stiff & awkward. Does not fit in overhead storage of most planes! Just tried it & did not fit 5 out of 6 planes. I had to have it checked at gate. A fiasco each time. Returned it. Might be great for non airline travel. So disapointed. I am usually such a Lori G fan.