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Eagle Creek Introduces The All-New Expanse™ Luggage Series

Versatile designs and the same legendary durability at a serious value

The original adventure travel gear outfitter, Eagle Creek designs and manufactures travel gear to completely outfit travelers with durable gear for any journey. The new Expanse™ Collection enables the independent world traveler and the family alike to take to the road with confidence and organization.

Built for the customer who has way more to think about than just their luggage, the Expanse Collection provides exceptional value, combining Eagle Creek’s legendary durability with thoughtful experience-based organization, travel features and a price that leaves travelers with a skip in their step and money in their wallet.

A clean exterior cleverly hides the embedded technology, including, a Central Lock Point and Secure-Zip Toggles™ for pick-pocket protection, a scuff resistant armor, water repellent fabric, reflectivity, and lockable, self-repairing zippers on the main compartment.

Offering something for every member of the family, the Expanse Collection includes 4-wheel Uprights, 2-wheel Uprights, a Tote, Convertibles, Flatbeds, Wheeled Drop Bottom Duffel and a max-carry-on sized Hauler Duffel.

Helping new and experienced travelers alike become more efficient, less stressed and more organized, while maintaining a stylish look, the Expanse collection compliments all types of adventurous travel.

All Expanse™ styles are covered by Eagle Creek’s legendary No Matter What™ Warranty.

Colors: Black, Stone Grey, Volcano Red and Twilight Blue

The new Expanse™ Series will be available at on eaglecreek.com 4/1/17.

ec-expanse-awd-international-carry-on-red-f17Expanse™ Series Highlight Features:

  • Scuff resistant armor for maximum abrasion resistance in high wear areas
  • #10 lockable, self-repairing zippers secure main compartments
  • Central Lock Point with Secure Zip™ Toggles for pickpocket protection
  • Heavy-duty wheel housing and bumper protection
  • Treaded wheels for multi-terrain maneuverability
  • Reflective accents
  • Fabric blocking hides scuffs and stains
  • Interior compression straps and pockets for organization
  • Grab handles on top, side and bottom for easy grab-and-go
  • Reflective accents for visibility and safety
  • Mesh ID pocket

Expanse™ AWD Uprights

The perfect cross between urban and outdoor, the Expanse AWD Uprights combine ease of use with outdoor functionality and travel organization for the best of all worlds. Ideal for the fast moving family or the young professional reaching for the stars.

Expanse™ AWD International Carry On Upright (EC0A3CWP) MSRP $199

Capacity: 2015 cu in / 33 L (Expanded: 2195 cu in / 36 L); Weight: 6 lbs, 1 oz; Size: 13.75 x 21.25 x 8 in (Expanded: 13.75 x 21.25 x 9.75 in)

Expanse™ AWD Carry On Upright (EC0A3CWO) MSRP $199

Capacity: 2350 cu in / 38.5 L (Expanded: 2530 cu in / 41.5 L); Weight: 6 lbs, 6 oz; Size: 13.75 x 22 x 9 in (Expanded: 13.75 x 22 x 11 in)

Expanse™ AWD 26 Upright (EC0A3CWM) MSRP $239

Capacity: 4880 cu in / 80 L (Expanded: 5280 cu in / 86.5 L); Weight: 9 lbs, 9 oz; Size: 16.75 x 26 x 12.25 in (Expanded: 16.75 x 26 x 14.5 in)

Expanse™ AWD 30 Upright (EC0A3CWN) MSRP $279

Capacity: 6650 cu in / 109 L (Expanded: 7230 cu in / 118.5 L); Weight: 10 lbs, 3 oz; Size: 19 x 30 x 12 in (Expanded: 19 x 30 x 14 in)

Features:

  • Ultra-durable multi-directional AWD treaded spinner wheels
  • Expansion zipper for more capacity
  • Padded tablet sleeve in front padded compartment with hanging key fob (carry-on sizes only)
  • #10 lockable, self-repairing zippers, Central Lock Point and Secure Zip™ Toggles for pickpocket protection
  • Vertical quick stash pocket
  • External lash points for gear attachment or securing bag to car roof top
  • Interior compression straps and zippered door panel pocket 

Expanse™ Uprights

Lightweight and rugged, yet sophisticated enough to identify the user as a real traveler, the new Expanse Uprights offer durability, organization and value for those looking to conquer the world.

Expanse™ Upright International Carry On (EC0A3CWK) MSRP $189

Capacity: 2045 cu in / 33.5 L (Expanded: 2225 cu in / 36.5 L); Weight: 5 lbs, 11 oz; Size: 13.75 x 21.5 x 8 in (Expanded: 13.75 x 21.5 x 9.75 in)

Expanse™ Upright Carry On (EC0A3CWI) MSRP $189

Capacity: 2320 cu in / 38 L (Expanded: 2500 cu in / 41 L); Weight: 5 lbs, 15 oz; Size: 13.75 x 21.75 x 9 in (Expanded: 13.75 x 21.5 x 11 in)

Expanse™ Upright 26 (EC0A3CWD) MSRP $229

Capacity: 4880 cu in / 80 L (Expanded: 5280 cu in / 86.5 L); Weight: 8 lbs, 10 oz; Size: 16.75 x 26 x 12.25 in (Expanded: 16.75 x 26 x 14.5 in)

Features:

  • Expansion zipper for more capacity
  • Padded tablet sleeve in front padded compartment with hanging key fob
  • (carry-on sizes only)
  • #10 lockable, self-repairing zippers, Central Lock Point and Secure Zip™ Toggles for pickpocket protection
  • Vertical quick stash pocket
  • External lash points for gear attachment or securing bag to car roof top
  • Interior compression straps and zippered door panel pocket

Expanse™ Wheeled Tote

The perfect compromise between size and function, the Wheeled Tote holds everything you need for a weekend or short work trip. The super maneuverability and low center of gravity help you zip through any airport and the built-in organization saves time and eliminates the need for another bag.

Expanse™ Wheeled Tote Carry On (EC0A3CWL) MSRP $149

Capacity: 1190 cu in / 19.5 L); Weight: 4 lbs, 9 oz; Size: 13.75 x 14.5 x 8.5 in.

Features:

  • Padded tablet sleeve in front padded compartment
  • Front pocket organization includes slip and zippered pockets, pen slot & key fob
  • Elasticized back slip panel for securely stacking on wheeled luggage
  • Padded tote handle 

ec-expanse-convertible-29-grey-front-backpack-f17Expanse™ Convertibles

Heavily requested in the European market, this wheeled backpack offers the best of a wheeled bag and travel backpack in one. The panel load offers duffel-like access, while external and internal compression straps, plus internal organization offers the best of wheeled luggage.

Expanse™ Convertible International Carry On (EC0A3CWJ) MSRP $179

Capacity: 1380 cu in / 30 L; Weight: 6 lbs, 2 oz; Size: 13.75 x 21.25 x 8 in

Expanse™ Convertible 29 (EC0A3CWE) MSRP $249

Capacity: 4760 cu in / 78 L; Weight: 9 lbs, 7 oz; Size: 16 x 29 x 12.25 in 

Features:

  • Zip-Away Convertible Suspension with breathable 3D Air Mesh backpack straps and ventilated back panel
  • Secondary compartment separates gear from clothing
  • External lash points for gear attachment or securing bag to roof top
  • Side compression straps for securing gear
  • Large interior zippered pocket
  • Quick adjust sizing accommodates varying torso lengths (29 only)
  • Padded hip belt, sternum strap and load stabilizer straps (29 only)
  • Zippered side water-bottle pocket (29 only)

Expanse Flatbeds

The Expanse Flatbed Duffels offer great value and capacity in a no-frills added silhouette. Two compartments keep gear and clothes separate and the overt front grab handles makes the bag easy to identify and grab from the carousel.

Expanse Flatbed 29 (EC0A3CWF) MSRP $199

Capacity: 4880 cu in / 80 L; Weight: 8 lbs, 14 oz; Size: 16 x 29 x 12 in

Expanse Flatbed 32 (EC0A3CWH) MSRP $219

Capacity: 5860 cu in / 96 L; Weight: 9 lbs, 4 oz; Size: 16 x 32 x 12.25 in

Features:

  • Secondary compartment separates gear from clothing
  • Interior zippered mesh pocket
  • External lash points for gear attachment or securing bag to roof top
  • Side compression straps for securing gear
  • Panel load opening

Expanse™ Drop-Bottom Wheeled Duffel

If a duffel bag and a wheeled suitcase had a baby, this would be it! The luggage version of Man’s Best Friend, this oversized bag has easy-rolling wheels and handle system, plus top and side carry handles to blur the lines between one and the other.  A zip-away divider separates gear or offers cavernous capabilities, and two separate end pockets help carry and organize an entire safari’s worth of clothes and gear. 

Expanse™ Drop-Bottom Wheeled Duffel 32 (EC0A3CWG) MSRP $199

Capacity: 7905 cu in / 129 L; Weight: 8 lbs, 4 oz; Size: 14 x 32 x 16 in 

Features:

  • Drop bottom compartment with zip-away divider separates gear from clothing
  • #10 lockable, self-repairing zippers, Central Lock Point and Secure Zip™ Toggles for pickpocket protection
  • Zippered end pockets for maximum organization
  • External lash points for gear attachment or securing bag to car roof top
  • Interior compression straps

Expanse Hauler Duffel

The Hauler is a versatile carry-on that has zip-away backpack straps and a removable shoulder strap to convert from a backpack to duffel, or even use the grab handles to carry as a briefcase. Built with durable, scuff resistant fabric, this is an extremely lightweight bag, ready to go everywhere.

Expanse Hauler Duffel (Non-Wheeled) (EC0A3CWQ) MSRP $109

Capacity: 3050 cu in / 50 L; Weight: 2 lbs, 1 oz; Size: 14 x 22 x 9 in

Features:

  • Zip-Away breathable backpack straps
  • Front 3-1-1 pocket for quick access when going through TSA
  • Interior zippered mesh pocket
  • External lash points for gear attachment or securing bag to car roof top
  • Side compression straps for securing gear
  • Multi-function carry includes backpack, over-the-shoulder crossbody and grab handles

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