Most people travel a lot in this day and age, either for pleasure, work or for both. Increasingly crowded airports and budget airlines with strict luggage rules can make flying a stressful and tiring business. A good quality leather travel bag is a good investment for many reasons. They may cost a lot of money but an Italian leather travel bag will last a lifetime and only look better with age. Travel bags are designed to pack everything you need for a weekend away making them useful for short trips on any type of transport. For air travel they are perfect if you want to travel with just hand luggage or a real bonus if you also have luggage in the hold. They come in several different shapes, from the traditional duffel bag to sophisticated backpacks with a variety of pockets and zipped compartments on the outside. All high quality Italian leather travel bags have robust hardware and straps and are comfortable and easy to carry.