People use luggage to carry their possessions when travelling. In the United States luggage is often called baggage.
Types of luggage
- A valise is a small bag. It is usually for carrying clothes or accessories. Some other words for this size of luggage are overnight bag, overnight case, and overnighter
- A suitcase is a larger bag, most often for carrying clothes
- A trunk, also known as a travelling chest or steamer trunk, is a very large, rigid chest that was mostly used when moving across the ocean on a ship; they are much less common in the 21st century