|Water rsistant. No Smells.||Its firm edges make it harder to fit in small spaces.|
|Easy to maneuver since most of hardside luggage come with four wheels.||Not as flexible; difficult to pack more. Not ideal for shopping.|
|Easy to find at baggage claim as they come in more colours.||Less accessible due to lack of pockets at outside.|
Hard cases may be a more obvious option than canvas-like bags to protect contents, but there is still a fair possibility a good wallop could damage the things inside.