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Boston Area’s Best Places To Buy Luggage

September 7, 2013 6:00 AM

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Whether your travel plans include week-long stays or quick weekends away, the right luggage makes for a smooth transition to your destination. Spacious suitcases leave room for the prepared traveler, while handbags and backpacks are the right size for packing light. Stop by these shops in and around Boston for all your travel bags and accessories.

Leather World
4 Park Plaza
Boston, MA 02116
(617) 426-1336
www.shopleatherworld.com

Leather World has been supplying the Boston area with travel gear and luggage since 1969. It offers innovative, high-quality pieces, as well as top-notch customer service. The wide range of prices and products is made to fit any budget and all your travel needs. Luggage sets are perfect for longer trips, while backpacks and handbags are sufficient for overnight adventures. Personalized gifts are also available with embossing on leather goods and engraving on metal items.

Kim’s Luggage
51 Harvard Ave.
Allston, MA 02134
(617) 782-0200
www.kimsluggage.com

Kim’s Luggage offers travel bags of all shapes, colors and sizes to fit your traveling needs and to keep you organized. The travel bags are water resistant, dirt resistant and have retractable handles and recessed ID windows. The knowledgeable staff will help you find just the right luggage for you so you can enjoy a worry-free travel experience. Buy a matching set or mix and match suitcases, purses and wallets to your exact specifications. A unique color combination will make your luggage easy to spot at the baggage claim.

Savvy Travel Shop
1656 Massachusetts Ave.
Lexington, MA 02420
(781) 879-1850
www.atlastravel.com

Savvy Travel Shop is a luggage and fashion boutique located inside of Atlas Travel International. This shop location allows for direct feedback from the travel professionals as to what merchandise will enhance a customer’s trip. Browse the luggage collections, luggage accessories and toiletries to find the right pieces for you. Perhaps even pick out a fashionable new travel outfit to stay ahead of the trends. Savvy Travel Shop reminds you to pack light and travel secure and comfortably with your new luggage.

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The London Harness Company
45 Central St.
Wellesley, MA 02482
(781) 237-5950
www.londonharness.com

The London Harness Company is the oldest luggage store in the country, dating all the way back to 1776. It provides high-quality handbags, luggage and leather goods for both home and business. Wheeled luggage, duffels, business bags and garment bags keep your packing organized. Toiletries, wallets, agendas and letter pads add the finishing touches. Business gifts and gift certificates are also available for colleagues and friends. Gifts include computer cases, business card holders and briefcases.

Bretts Luggage and Gifts
435 Boston Post Road
Sudbury, MA 01776
(978) 440-9400
www.suitcase.com

Bretts Luggage and Gifts has a wide selection of suitcases, briefcases, backpacks, messenger bags and gym bags. Sport backpacks, golf bags and ski and snowboard bags are also available for the active traveler. Bring older travel bags in for a quick repair to get a few more miles out of them or to spruce them up before a big trip. If you are a business traveler, pick up some quality business gifts for your associates. Choose from card cases, desk pads, credit card cases, pad covers, pencil boxes and letter trays.

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Kim Vareika is the owner of Vareika Personal Training and Yoga in Plainville. She has been in the fitness industry for over ten years, and believes that wellness is about more than just physical health. When she is not teaching, practicing, or writing, she resides in Bridgewater where she enjoys spending time with family, friends, and her nephew Caesar. Her work can be found at Examiner.com.

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