The cheapest luggage for every type of traveler

While traveling the world can be a life-changing experience, there's no denying that oftentimes it's a costly one, too. From internet fees to foreign transaction fees, if you don't prepare ahead of time, your trip can end up seriously breaking the bank.

However, there is one expense that's a headache no matter how much you prepare: baggage fees.

While the notorious fee may be unavoidable for some, there are a few ways you can steer clear of it.

READ MORE: How to avoid 5 outrageous travel fees

Opting for a carry-on bag is the easiest way to avoid paying a baggage fee, but for those who can't, having a piece of luggage that abides by your airline's check-in guidelines is the best way to prevent any additional charges.

Whether you want to backpack around the world or take a quick weekend getaway, here are the cheapest pieces of luggage for your travel needs.

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For the backpacker: 

Adidas Stadium Team Backpack -- $39.99 

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For the backpacker: 

JanSport Big Student Classics Series Backpack -- $40.65 

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For the backpacker: 

High Sierra Loop Backpack -- $24.99 

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For the backpacker: 

High Sierra Powerglide Wheeled Book Bag -- $63.21 

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For the carry-on/weekend traveler: 

Amsterdam Two Piece Cary-On Luggage Set -- $38.83 

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For the carry-on/weekend traveler:  

Nautica Ahoy 21 Inch Hardside Spinner -- $79.99

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For the carry-on/weekend traveler: 

IT Luggage Mega Lite 22-Inches Spinner Collection Luggage -- $59.99 

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For the carry-on/weekend traveler: 

Amsterdam 21 in. Expandable Carry-on Rolling Upright -- $36.81

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For the carry-on/weekend traveler: 

Kenneth Cole Reaction Journey To The Past Four Wheel Expandable Upright Carry On -- $47.76 

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For the extended-stay traveler: 

Transworld Jumbo Rolling Duffle Bag -- $59.99 

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For the extended-stay traveler: 

Large Lightweight Expandable Rolling Upright Luggage Bag -- $54.99 

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For the extended-stay traveler: 

Express Spinner Trolley Suitcase -- $89.31

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For the extended-stay traveler: 

Out of Bounds 4 Wheel Upright -- $79.99 

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For the extended-stay traveler: 

Samsonite Luggage Flite Upright 31 Travel Bag -- $143.94

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