It’s time to take advantage of these start-of-summer sales before they’re over!

By Madison Alcedo
May 24, 2019
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To kick off summer and Memorial Day weekend, we know exactly how we’re celebrating — by shopping for brand new travel gear to prepare for summer’s adventures.

Backyard barbecues and lake trips aside, Memorial Day weekend is one of the best times of the year to stock up on new travel bags, travel accessories, and travel outfits — think comfy shoes and all-weather jackets. And just because you might be traveling somewhere without access to decent WiFi, you’ll still have time shop Memorial Day sales as some of the best ones extend long past Monday.

We’ve done the browsing for you and have found all the best 2019 Memorial Day sales for you to shop so that you have everything you need for your next summer getaway. From deals on luggage to backpacks, shop the huge sales from some of our favorite retailers and brands like Tumi, Zappos, eBags, Samsonite, and more below.

The deal: Receive 30 percent off plus free U.S. shipping on all purchases over $100 with code MEMORIAL30 until May 27.

Our picks: Stow Mini First Class Leather Tech Case ($306, originally $437); Hudson + Bleeker Jetsetter Train Case ($42, originally $60)

The deal: Save an extra 20 percent off on almost all already reduced items for up to 70 percent off during the Big Brown Bag sale, ending on May 27.

Our picks: Solyte Deluxe 29 ($240, originally $480); Tumi Voyageur Carson Backpack ($295, originally $395)

The deal: Get 25 percent off select gear across women’s, men’s, kids’, and footwear.

Our picks: Women’s Redmond Waterproof Low Hiking Shoe ($68, originally $90); Tamolitch Daypack ($49, originally $65)

The deal: Receive an extra 40 percent off men’s and women’s sale styles with code EXTRA40.

Our picks: Women's GrandPro Turf LS Sneaker ($70, originally $150); Men's GrandEvolution Wingtip Oxford ($138, originally $280)

The deal: Shop top brands including Tumi, Samsonite, Patagonia, Osprey, and more across the site with up to 60 percent off until May 27.

The deal: Save 50 percent off everything with code TRAIL50.

Our picks: Stowaway Packable 20L Daypack ($15, originally $30); Expedition Drop Bottom Rolling Duffel ($100, originally $200)

The deal: 20 percent off all orders until May 28 with code SUMMER until May 27.

Our picks: Women's Limited-edition Luxe L.L.Bean Boot ($119, originally $135); L.L.Bean Locking Pack ($109, originally $129)

The deal: Take 20 percent off during Macy's Memorial Day sale, plus free shipping at $75 with code MEMDAY until May 27.

The deal: Save 20 percent on select Moab, Siren, and Encore styles until May 27.

Our picks: Women's Moab 2 Mid Ventilator ($88, originally $110); Men's Moab 2 Mid Gore-Tex ($120, originally $150)

The deal: Shop Nordstrom’s Half-yearly Sale for up to 50 percent off across the entire site until June 2.

Our picks: Steve Madden Gills-M Mesh Slip-on Sneaker ($36, originally $60); Madewell Small Transport Crossbody Bag ($83, originally $138)

The deal: Receive 20 percent off all orders of $75 or more.

Our picks: Packing Cube Trio ($55); Weekender ($295)

The deal: Get an extra $50 off $200 or more through May 27 with code EXTRA50 and take up to 50 percent off select items with code MAYSALE.

Our picks: Samsonite Tru-Frame 20” Spinner, $220 with codes EXTRA50 and MAYSALE (originally $450); Samsonite Advena 19, $140 with code MAYSALE (originally $270)

The deal: Save big during Tumi’s Semi-Annual sale for amazing savings on backpacks, briefcases, carry-on luggage, duffel bags, and more.

Our picks: Continental Expandable Carry-on, $485 (originally $695); Albany Slim Commuter Brief Leather, $559 (originally $700)

The deal: Score 30 percent off select women's and men's shoes including travel-friendly sneakers, sandals, heels, and boots.

Our picks: Leah Casual Sneaker, $80 (originally $120); Lovell Wedge Sandal, $80 (originally $20)

The deal: Get up to 40 percent off everything for summer until May 27.

The deal: Shop hundreds of new markdowns, and save up to 50 percent off select women’s and men’s styles until May 27.

Our picks: Superga 2750 Cotu Classic Sneaker ($60, originally $65); Clarks Annadel Eirwyn Wedges ($80, originally $95)