The traveling bag we were using before was the one with thick leather and sturdy bottom. It is a good protection for our things since the bag will be in cargo and we know how those porters handle the cargo. When my credit card company offered a new luggage on a discount and zero interest installment, I chose the one with not so thick leather. My consideration was the weight because the old luggage was quite heavy. Aside from this new, light luggage, I also bought a folding bag. So when we travel abroad, our baggage is only 1 but when we come home, we have at least 2 baggages for the check in. That folding bag is a space saver.