Biaggi Contempo Soft Tote Review: Soft, 16″ Tote Bag

This tote hooks over your rolling suitcase, and SmarterTravel readers can get it for 30 percent off!

Biaggi Contempo Soft Tote Review

Price and Where to Buy the Biaggi Contempo Soft Tote: Available on Biaggi’s website for $79.99.


  • Comes with an add-a-bag sleeve that lets you attach the tote to your rolling suitcase’s telescoping handle, so that you don’t have to carry it
  • Can be used as a standalone bag
  • Cushioned carry handles are comfortable to lug even heavy loads
  • Zippered main compartment keeps your stuff secure
  • Interior zippered pocket keep your essentials within easy reach
  • Lightweight (1.9 lbs)
  • Makes the perfect personal item for airlines
  • High performance nylon fabric is easy to clean and durable
  • Exterior zippered pockets can hold your passport or documents
  • Comes in matching colors to Biaggi suitcases


None! We love this bag, especially for the zippered sleeve that slides over your luggage handle for hands-free carrying

How the Biaggi Contempo Soft Tote Rates:

  • Usefulness: 10/10. Never struggle to manage a heavy shoulder bag and your rolling suitcase at the same time again. This is the idea personal item for flights, as it holds a lot and has a top zipper.
  • Value: 10/10. Great price for the usefulness.
  • Portability: 10/10. It can be carried hands free by attaching it to your rolling suitcase, or used on its own, with its comfortable, padded straps.
  • Cool Factor: 10/10. We love that it matches the Biaggi carry-on suitcase colors.

Final Verdict: This is definitely our go-to personal item for travel now and forever..

(Photo: Biaggi)

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By Caroline Morse Teel

Unfortunately for her bank account, Principal Editor Caroline Morse Teel is powerless to resist a good flight deal. Follow her on Instagram @TravelWithCaroline.

Caroline joined Boston-based SmarterTravel in 2011 after living in Ireland, London, and Manhattan. She's traveled to all seven continents, jumped out of planes, and bungeed off bridges in the pursuit of a good story. She loves exploring off-the-beaten path destinations, anything outdoorsy, and all things adventure.

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