What Makes The Trunki So Special? (+ WIN A Trunki Worth R1000!)

What Makes The Trunki So Special? (+ WIN A Trunki Worth R1000!)

Knox was incredibly spoiled last week when he got to choose his very own Trunki! I have been eyeing them out for years, but other than a suitcase kids could ride around on – I never quite understood what made them so special (or quite frankly, worth the price tag). Well, I finally get it. I’m going to break it down for you – and offer you the chance to win one of your own! Well… not of your own, it will be for your kid… but you know what I mean.

Okay, so first of all… the design options are amazing. It is enough to make any kid (or adult’s) mind spin. It took forever for Knox to choose one – and to be honest, he surprised me with his choice. I really thought that he was going to opt for Pedro The Pirate (and so did most of those of you who followed along on Instagram), but he ended up choosing Rocco Racer. Knox can be so unpredictable at times.

What Makes The Trunki So Special? (+ WIN A Trunki Worth R1000!)

Our Trunki arrived within a few days of us placing the order – so… what makes it so special? that Trunki is THE ORIGINAL kids ride on luggage and that it’s the only one that comes with a 5 year guarantee….

1. It Is Made For Little Hooligans

The Trunki gets tested to the extremes to make sure it can take all the wear and tear an excited toddler can throw at it.  They seem to be so confident of the quality, that they offer a 5-year guarantee with every Trunki purchase!

2. Space!

It has more than enough space to fit all those pesky toys you always have to end up carrying (and more).

3. It is secure

It has secure, lockable latches on the sides so you don’t have to worry about the suitcase opening up and spilling its contents everywhere.

4. It’s FUN!

You don’t have to carry it around everywhere, your little toddler can literally ride it wherever you are going. This is brilliant for airports! Especially for them to sit on when you are standing in those long, usually delayed boarding queues. The horns are there for easy grip so that they can steer their Trunki easily.

What Makes The Trunki So Special? (+ WIN A Trunki Worth R1000!)

What Makes The Trunki So Special? (+ WIN A Trunki Worth R1000!)

What Makes The Trunki So Special? (+ WIN A Trunki Worth R1000!)

5. Just Imagine

Knox was obsessed the moment we pulled his Trunki out the box, but when we opened it he nearly passed out from excitement. There were sheets of stickers for him to decorate and personalize his Trunki. He even got dressed up for the occasion. One of his favorite things to do at the moment is to fill his Trunki with toys, dress up as a stormtrooper and zip zap all over the house in his race car spaceship.

What Makes The Trunki So Special? (+ WIN A Trunki Worth R1000!)

What Makes The Trunki So Special? (+ WIN A Trunki Worth R1000!)

Yes, the Trunki is pricey – but this year alone we have gone through about 4 backpacks. The suitcases never last and my kids have no interested in lugging them around themselves when we travel. They are either too big, too small, too bulky, too soft, too heavy… you get where I am going with this. The Trunki will last for years, and provide my little Knox with hours of imaginative play while also being functional. I am definitely getting Mikayla one as well!

I really liked this paragraph when introduced to the Trunki: “We believe travel is about new experiences, creating memories and making every journey just as enjoyable as the destination. We understand that whilst parents buy products, children make friends with them, so everything we create has the functionality that grown-ups value, and the personality that kids adore. The imagineers at Trunki headquarters,  use ingenious design (and a little bit of fairy dust) to create products for every journey, whether it’s a day trip to the zoo, or a round the world trip.”

You can find out more about Trunki here:

Website: https://trunki-sa.co.za/

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/trunkisouthafrica/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TrunkiSA/


If you follow me on Instagram and tagged along when we chose our Trunki – you would remember that I asked you to guess which Trunki Knox would choose. Those who chose right automatically get an extra entry to our competition! Well done to the minority who guessed correctly, you will each get one extra entry to the competition:

@totemteepee, @sharlsdeacon_, @heylindathomas, @kimmuller01, @stefeg79

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96 thoughts on “What Makes The Trunki So Special? (+ WIN A Trunki Worth R1000!)

  1. Kim Muller says:

    I love the Lilac Hello Kitty Trunki. Matthew would probably want the Rocco Racer Trunki. Ethan would probably like Frank the Fire Engine Trunki. And I’d just get Harper the Una the Unicorn Trunki. If I had to be forced to choose one, I’d probably go for the Una the Unicorn Trunki 😀

  2. Maxeen says:

    I just love Trunki! My kids both have one! Morgan has the classic pink one Trixie and Sam has Bernard the Bumblebee. I would love to win one for my precious little niece Isabella. She will be turning one in January

  3. Lucie McGregor says:

    What an amazing competition! My little one would definitely choose a Benny the cat trunki! 🐱 Keeping fingers crossed for her!

  4. Yugeshnie says:

    Wow 😱 great giveaway. My daughter would love the Unicorn 🦄 Trunki and my son would love the Trunki Rox Dinosaur 🦕.

  5. Felicity says:

    I’d love Una the Unicorn for me….But alas I have boys haha
    My son would love Pedro the Pirate!
    He loves Jack Sparrow

  6. Liezl Veiga says:

    I’ve always lusted after a Trunki, but also couldn’t fathom the price. My son would be hard pressed between the Rocco and the Fire engine one! My daughter would undoubtedly pick the Fairies one 🙂

  7. Tidi Esther says:

    I love Trunkies sooo much. I have been eyeing one for a year now and I know I will finally get to have it soon! They are absolutely gorgeous whoa!

  8. Cassey says:

    My K would go for any of the blue (his favourite colour) trunki’s but given cars have been a recent big thing at school the rocco racer one, might just win

  9. Khadija Fakir says:

    I love the trunki for kids. Its promising, attractive, solid and can hold a whole lot of things. Its a ride on which will help when waiting in cues at airports etc. Its so funky and cool. Even I want one for myself.

  10. Khadija Fakir says:

    I love the Benny the Cat Trunki. I have a little girl and a boy and another little one on either way. Both boys and girls can use it. Perfect for my little family ❤️. I love it because anyone can use it and it’s sooo awesome.

  11. Candice says:

    Would love to win for our soon immigration to New Zealand!!! My son would absolutely love the Fire Engine 😊 holding thumbs😊

  12. Ines says:

    This is such a cool idea! I love the design of the suitcases, I’m sure my son would go crazy with Frank the Fire Engine 🙂

  13. Kaylee Kritzinger says:

    Oh my word, what a fabulous idea. Since we are obsessed with anything Gruffalo, I think the gruffalo truki would be a great match for our Kaytlin.

  14. Marilee says:

    To many to choose from. They look and seem amazing. Have been eyeing them for years but just like you have neve understood the price tag and the hype behind it. Always like to know it’s been tried and tested…

  15. Tamarah says:

    Our eldest has a Trunkisaurus, which we all love, but my heart belongs to Pedro the Pirate… I want him for the baby (I lie, it’s for me). Also love the Gruffalo

  16. Veronica De Klerk says:

    I’ve been thinking of getting my daughter one. But I’m so scared that it will be a waste of money.

    But now I’m convinced that it will be a great idea to get one♡ keeping fingers crossed for the competition.

    She wants a kitty one or the princess one.

  17. Adele says:

    These are super cute!! We do quite a bit of traveling and my 3 year old always decides his legs dont work then… haha!! This would be great! Love the rocco racer or the flora the fairy for my little girl

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