It's a suitcase, a dresser, and a chair all in one.
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This carry-on bag by Züca is a different kind of smart luggage, no battery pack included. Ideal for a short trip — or a week-long one if you're a savvy packer, the 21-inch, two-wheeled Flyer Travel bag takes packing efficiency to the next level. It incorporates a packing system that makes it almost impossible for your suitcase to become a jumbled mess of clothes and accessories.

At first glance, don’t let the boxy design fool you. It will fit into most overhead bins, and it's much more lightweight than it looks, weighing in at just over nine pounds. The frame is made of aluminum alloy, which is light but so strong that the bag can double as a seat in the airport, holding up to 300 pounds. It even borrows some design technology from the aerospace industry. The telescoping handle is made with aircraft aluminum — the same nearly indestructible material that airplane wings are crafted from — and the frame is assembled using aircraft lock nuts to stabilize the screws.

As for staying organized when packing, it would honestly be hard not to with this suitcase. It also includes five removable utility pouches — one transparent, TSA-compliant toiletry bag and four color-coded packing cubes that function similarly to dresser drawers to keep your belongings in order. They’re all lined with vinyl, which is easy to wipe clean in case of spills or a last-minute-swim-soaked bathing suit.

We’ve gone through the many benefits of using packing cubes before, but to briefly reiterate: you can pack more items, know where every single item you packed is located, and unpack at your hotel in mere seconds by simply moving the cubes into your drawers and unzipping them. When you add on the packing pouches and the included travel cover (which will protect the bag if you have to check it), it does bring the total up to 12 pounds, but we'd still say it's worth its weight in organization alone.

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The Züca Flyer bag retails for $329 and it’s currently available at with a silver frame and black frame and with a silver frame.