Having the right luggage can greatly reduce stress on long trips, but finding the proper pieces can be rather difficult. That’s how these companies can help. Whether you’re looking for brand new baggage or trying to fix something old, these luggage stores have got you covered. Stop into one of the companies listed below for all your luggage needs. Who knows — you could just find something to make your next trip a bit easier.
13779 Ridgedale Drive
Minnetonka, MN 55305
Luggage Pros has been one of the best luggage stores in the Twin Cities since 1974. The store is known for its wide selection and helpful, knowledgeable staff. The store sells luggage from companies such as Samsonite, Briggs and Riley, Dooney and Burke and many more. In the past, Luggage Pros has been named the Briggs & Riley Independent Retailer of the year. It is located in Minnetonka on Ridgedale Drive just west of Plymouth Road. You can see it from I-394.
Oxman’s Twin Cities Luggage
620 Central Ave.
Minneapolis, MN 55414
Oxman’s Twin Cities Luggage first opened its doors in 1932, and the store has been providing great deals to Minnesota shoppers ever since. The store is family owned and operated and is today run by Susan Oxman, who is also known as the TC Baglady. Oxman’s Twin Cities Luggage carries brands such as TravelPro, Briggs and Riley, Eagle Creek and more. The store has a bit of everything, and Oxman says she is proud of her ability to carry unique items, according to the company’s website. The company also offers luggage repair.
5727 W. 36th St.
Minneapolis, MN 55416
Luggage World is known all around for its outstanding customer service and friendly staff. Not only are customers greeted by knowledgeable staff members, but the store has an outstanding luggage collection to match. Luggage World carries everything from Antler to Hartmann to Victorinox, and if it doesn’t have a product available, the sales staff is committed to helping you find the item you need. Luggage World is also known to offer repair with extremely quick turnaround times.
300 Central Ave.
Osseo, MN 55369
Located in Osseo, Minn., Bromen’s Luggage has been in business for more than 30 years. The store carries brands such as Samsonite, TravelPro, Briggs and Riley and American Tourister. The company is also an airline repair center and is licensed to repair luggage from Tumi, Swiss, Skyway and Pathfinder. Staff members can create custom cases to help protect your most valuable objects. The store has monthly specials listed on the website.
Exquisite Leather, Luggage and Furs
101 1st Ave. S.W.
Rochester, MN 55902
This store, which bills itself as a women’s boutique, has every type of women’s accessory, including luggage. The store focuses primarily on Hartmann, Travelon and “Fendi-like” luggage and bags. In the event that the company doesn’t have what you are looking for, the owners are more than happy to take special requests. Often, they can find the item you need. Exquisite Leather, Luggage and Furs is located in Rochester, Minn., near the Mayo Clinic in the Marriott Hotel subway.
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