The “2012 Gift Guide for Dads that Love to Travel” [PRESS RELEASE]

Travelpro, Atlantic Luggage and Austin House are pleased to announce their “2012 Gift Guide for the Traveling Dad.” This Father’s Day, show your appreciation to that special man in your life with a gift for dads who love to travel from their superb lines of luggage and unique travel accessories.
“The ‘2012 Gift Guide for the Travelling Dad’ offers a variety of products from our newly launched innovative luggage collections,” said Scott Applebee, Vice President of Marketing for the Travelpro family of brands. “We offer high quality, lightweight and durable luggage and a variety of practical, inexpensive travel accessories that are perfect gifts for fathers who travel for business or leisure.”
The new Travelpro Crew 9 20” Business Rollaboard Carry-On is perfect for the Dad who travels on business and doesn’t want to carry multiple pieces of luggage. This Business Rollaboard has a large front pocket with a padded laptop /tablet sleeve and a convenient business organization for easy access to pens, business cards and other business essentials. It also includes the durable, patent-pending Powerscope extension handle system that minimizes wobble when fully extended. The Polypropylene Honeycomb Frame provides durable and lightweight construction, and a removable suiter system and extra-wide tie-down straps minimize wrinkling during travel. The stylish Crew 9 20” Business Rollaboard Carry On is available in black and titanium gray fabric colors and the suggested retail price is $199.99.Platinum 7 Soft Duffel
Another great option for hassle-free travelling for Dad is the Travelpro Platinum 7 Soft Duffel Bag. The bag features a large U-shaped opening to the main compartment, an adjustable, padded shoulder strap and a unique zippered bottom pocket that provides easy storage and access to last minute items. The Platinum 7 Soft Duffel Bag is available in wine and black fabric colors with elegant black nickel zipper pulls and herringbone trim. It includes the “Travelpro Worry-Free” warranty, which guarantees that your luggage is free from defects in materials and workmanship, and also covers repairs of damage caused by airline baggage handlers for the life of the bag. The suggested retail price for the Platinum 7 Soft Duffel is $169.99.
If Dad is a frequent business traveller, the Travelpro Executive Pro Checkpoint Friendly Computer Brief is an ideal Father’s Day gift. The intelligently designed brief is lightweight and durable and will allow Dad to pass through airport security without the hassle of removing his laptop. Just unzip the back and lay it flat to pass it through the X-ray machine. This collection includes a Lifetime Warranty against defects in materials and workmanship. The Executive Pro Checkpoint Friendly Computer Brief is available in black fabric with a suggested retail price of $119.99.
With the spike in checked-baggage fees, the lightweight Atlantic Compass 2 21”Spinner Carry-on will allow Dad to pack more without the cost of checking-in his bag. Carry handles on sides make it easy to lift into and out of cars and airplane overhead bins. The Compass 2 four-wheel Spinners can roll in multiple directions or move easily through airports like a two-wheel Upright. Compass 2 is available in black and cranberry with stylish satin accents. It carries a Limited Lifetime Warranty. The suggested retail price for the Atlantic Compass 2 21” Spinner is $99.99.
Austin House, a leading brand of clever and cost effective travel accessories, features a multitude of cost-effective items that will make unique and practical gifts for this Father’s Day. The Austin House Universal Adapter with USB is compatible with outlets in more than 160 countries. For Dad’s who are always on-the-go, the new Austin House Travel Charging Kit is an all-in-one kit that allows you to charge most devices with a USB, Mini USB or Micro USB port. It includes a USB car charger adapter, wall adapter, mini USB and Micro USB-to-USB cables. Another great gift guide for Dad is the new Austin House Digital Stereo Earphones, featuring lightweight earbud design blocks background noise while delivering great sound; additional buds are included.
About Austin House
Austin House started in 1974 to make travel as safe, comfortable and hassle-free as possible. Today, the strength of Austin House is its vast selection of travel essentials and clever ideas, including safety locks, travel clocks, luggage straps, luggage tags, passport and document holders, personal security, comfort and care items, leather goods, adapters and converters and electronics accessories. A one-stop shop for travel accessories, Austin House is the essential resource for the serious traveler.
Please visit Austin House for a full list of the latest products and retail locations.
About Atlantic Brand Luggage
Since 1919, the Atlantic brand has been synonymous with affordable, value-added and lightweight luggage. As a market leader in the lightweight luggage segment, including neatly designed uprights and spinners to trendy and smart garment bags and totes, all Atlantic branded luggage is of superior quality and durability. Whether for business or pleasure, travel is easier with Atlantic luggage, now part of the Travelpro family of brands.
Please visit Atlantic Luggage for a full list of the latest products and retail locations.
About Travelpro
For twenty five years, Travelpro International has prided itself on design innovation and durability in crafting the highest quality luggage for travellers worldwide. Since transforming the ease of modern day travel with The Original Rollaboard wheeled luggage, Travelpro has been the brand of choice for flight crews and frequent travelers worldwide. Travelpro is dedicated to building a lifelong relationship with its customers by consistently understanding and exceeding their needs. The company offers a variety of innovative, high-quality luggage collections and computer briefs; each aimed at a specific user lifestyle and rigorously tested. Travelpro was the winner of the 2009 and 2010 Leading Edge Award from Executive Travel Magazine for “The Best Carry-on Case.” Travelpro is celebrating the 25th Anniversary of the invention of the Rollaboard throughout 2012.
Please visit the Travelpro website for a full list of the latest products and retail locations.