How To Choose The Right Luggage

Screen Shot 2015-06-29 at 3.54.27 PMFor the seasoned traveller, your luggage becomes an extension of you; a loyal sidekick on your many adventures. For occasional vacationers, luggage is more like an old reliable friend; not oft seen but there when you need them the most. For them and everyone in between, choosing high quality suitcases and carryon bags is important so that you’re never caught in the unfortunate situation of having to replace your luggage shortly before (or during!) a trip. Here’s just a few things to keep in mind so you choose the right luggage.

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Staying Organized During a Business Trip

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Business trips can be stressful. Between travel reservations, baggage check, car rentals, and cramming in as many meetings as possible, it can be a challenge to manage your time effectively and stay organized. And if you’re not organized, it’s difficult to make a good impression on both clients and colleagues.

If you’re a frequent-flying business professional and occasionally find yourself scrambling to find your passport or running through airport terminals to catch your flight, you’re in luck, because we have some handy tips for you for how to stay organized during a business trip.

Passports, ID and ticket

When you’re travelling, making sure you have the necessary travel papers is a must. Thanks to online check-in, it has never been easier to get to your gate with time to spare. Printing your ticket in advance, as well as getting your ID and passport ready a day or two before your flight, is a great way to make your travel less stressful and give yourself more time to prepare for meetings.
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Driving Across Canada with Rise Gear



Met up with Zach from Calgary in Toronto yesterday. He is driving across Canada with his son in his 1968 Chevrolet Sportvan 108. Such a cool ride for a cool guy. He bought two Rise Weekender bags to hang inside the pop top to stay organized! Great idea Zach! Enjoy the rest of your trip with your son!



Rise & Hang Travel Gear Faces Off Against the Dragons!

See them on CBC Dragons Den

As the temperature outside cools down, the HEAT is turning up for Rise & Hang Travel Gear. The Season Premiere of DRAGONS DEN is starting it’s 7th season on September 19th 2012 at 8pm/EST on CBC. Come and watch Rise & Hang vs the Dragons to see who gets slain!

Dragons Den is Canada’s most watched and favourite television program where budding entrepreneurs, inventors and the like “put on their shining armour” and pitch their bright ideas to five “Dragons”. Except these dragons don’t have scales and tails, they are real life millionaires, with real cash, and looking to invest in companies which make it through the fire. Come and watch this Wednesday September 19th in their own pitch to convince the dragons that Rise and Hang Travel Gear is THE next big thing that will revolutionize mobile luggage!