Samsonite New Paradiver Light Duffle on Wheels 55cm Backpack

In order for you to decide to buy a cabin bag, it needs to meet your requirements. Most importantly, it needs to meet the requirements of the International Air Transport Association (IATA). Bags approved by IATA means you can take the bag on board the airplane.

Even though you should always check with the airline’s cabin baggage allowances, chances are that the Samsonite New Paradiver Light Duffle on Wheels 55cm Backpack will meet their requirements. Apart from meeting IATA’s requirements, the bag is spacious and sturdy.

For those who look at the bag’s design, the backpack is available in different colours and is visually appealing to the eye due to the details on the bag and the placement and shape of the zippered compartment in the front, which makes the bag a good choice.

If you are still unsure on whether this is the right luggage for you to carry, you should read our review. We have looked closely at all the essential features of the bag and tested them to provide you this review.



  • Dimensions:  25 x 55 x 40 centimetres
  • Sizes:  S, M, L
  • Shell Type:   Soft
  • Special Features:  backpack design, ergonomic backpack straps, IATA approved, two wheels, two zippered compartments, straps to secure items, monutube wheel handle


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Samsonite New Paradiver Light Duffle on Wheels 55cm Backpack

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Sturdiness & Security

The Samsonite New Paradiver Light Duffle on Wheels 55cm Backpack, coated with PU and designed using denier polyester, is a strong and sturdy bag. The bag has a soft side. You can easily take the bag through difficult spaces without concerning yourself over the state of your personal items, as they will be secured inside the bag with the straps.

The bag does not have a three-dial lock system, but has zipped compartments, which you can place locks on to close them. By putting on locks on the exterior of the bag, it will reduce the chance of theft. Since you do not normally check in cabin bags, no one will steal your cabin bag as long as you keep under your nose and under lock and key.

Our Rating: 4/5

Ease of Use

When it comes to durability and functionality, the Samsonite New Paradiver Light Duffle on Wheels 55cm Backpack not let you down. It comes with several features that increase its ease of use. You can use the carrying handle located on the side and on the top of the cabin bag to lift it easily such as through the security check-in. Another impressive quality of the carry handles is that they are ergonomic handles.

You will not feel any discomfort carrying and lifting the bag by its handles due to how comfortable they feel in your hand. Since the cabin is modelled after a backpack, you can even carry the cabin bag on your shoulders.

You can also use the wheel handle monotube, which comes out and returns to its place easily, to move the back through small and compact spaces. The wheel handles provides you with a good and sturdy grip. The cabin bag has two wheels, which swivel and move smoothly and effortlessly on a variety of different surfaces.

Our Rating: 4/5

Storage Capacity

In terms of storage, the suitcase stands out. If you want a durable bag that offers ample storage, you should consider getting the New Paradiver Duffle backpack. The exterior of the bag has one zippered compartment on the front.

The interior of the Samsonite New Paradiver Light Duffle on Wheels 55cm Backpack has one mesh zippered compartment and straps in the main compartment to secure your personal belongings. When you open the bag, your personal belongings will be just as you had packed them due to the straps. If you require a cabin luggage that offers you plenty of space to store your items, you should get this bag.

Our Rating: 5/5


The design, shape, and colour of the cabin bag matters a lot, especially if you intend to carry it with you like a backpack. The cabin luggage is available in five different colours. You can select from black, jeans blue, white, yellow, and jeans grey.

The slight difference in each bag is the colour of the zipper and other small details  used on the bag. The black backpack has red detailing, the jeans blue backpack has yellow detailing, white backpack has red detailing, yellow backpack has black detailing, and jeans grey backpack has mint green detailing.

Our Rating: 5/5

Value for Money

If you are going backpacking around the country or globe, you need a cabin bag that you can easily on your shoulder without the straps hurting you. The ergonomically designed straps offer you the maximum comfort.

You can place all your essential items in the cabin bag. If you will be climbing a mountain for instance on your trip, you do not have to worry about your items being in a state of disarray, as the straps will secure them in place. When it comes down to the question if the bag is worth your money, it is. Even though it is a little pricey, it is worth your money if you require a bag that is sturdy, easy to carry, and move around.

Our Rating: 4/5



What We Liked

  • Durable and sturdy material
  • Zippered compartments
  • Ergonomic backpack straps
  • Straps inside the main compartment to secure personal belongings
  • Available in five different colours
  • Two wheels with a monotube wheel handle
  • Easy to lift, carry, and move around

What We Didn’t Like

  • Lack of space
  • No locking system

The Luggage Set Is Ideal for

  • People backpacking around the country or world
  • Business travellers requiring a small and compact bag
  • People going on excursion
  • People going on short trips to another city or country