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These are the best travel cases for Nintendo Switch and Switch Lite in Summer 2021

These are the best travel cases for Nintendo Switch and Switch Lite in Summer 2021

With any handheld comes the question — should you buy a case for it? That answer is almost always yes. No matter how little you’re planning to get around with it, a case always helps in the case of a mishap. Fortunately, there are lots of Nintendo Switch and Switch Lite travel cases on the market. To make it easier for you to pick one, we’ve selected some of the best Switch and Switch Lite travel cases you can buy right now.

As with many Switch accessories, what you’ll want to get depends on whether you have a Nintendo Switch or a Nintendo Switch Lite. While the Switch Lite can technically fit in a Switch travel case, it’s not going to be a good fit and your device could rattle around and even get damaged within the case. So it’s best to get a case that fits.

Looking for other Switch accessories? We also have round-ups for controllers, comfort grips, and screen protectors.

Nintendo Switch Travel Cases

There are a large variety of Nintendo Switch travel cases than you would expect. When it comes to protecting your Switch, it all depends on your needs.

    AmazonBasics Vault Case

    Heavy-duty protection

    If you want top-notch protection for your Nintendo Switch, this Amazon Basics case can help. It can store one Switch console and eight game cards. Moreover, it's made using dual-layered material for extra strength. The case is offered in two color options.
    PowerA Protection Case

    Stand out

    If you're tired of all the boring cases for your Switch, the PowerA Protection Case comes with 13 design and color options. You can pick anything from a Pikachu-themed case to an Animal Crossing-themed case. Moreover, it works with both Switch and Switch Lite, thanks to a bundled foam cutout.
    Orzly Carry Case

    So many colors

    If you’re looking for a Switch case in a particular color, Orzly will likely have it. The brand sells its Switch case in nine color combinations. The case also includes lots of space to store your Switch and its accessories. Moreover, it comes with a heavy-duty shell made of EVA to protect the console.
    Official Nintendo Switch Carrying Case

    Official hard shell protection

    If you want to be sure you're protected, you can't beat the official Switch carrying case. This has room for the Switch and eight games, and has an adjustable viewing stand.
    Amazon Basics Carrying Case

    Basic soft shell protection

    Prefer soft cover cases? Then go with the Amazon Basics case. It has room for ten games, the Switch, and extra accessories.
    Funlab Slim Carrying Case

    Easy to store travel cases

    If you don't have a lot of room in your bag, go with a stylish Funlab case. It only holds five extra games but it'll keep your Switch safe.
    Zadii Hard Carrying Case

    Store everything you need

    With this big travel case, you can transport not only your Switch, but the dock, extra controllers, and more. You can even hold 21 games!
    Tomtoc Carrying Case

    Match your Switch

    Tomtoc is another solid hard case option. It can hold eight games and comes in all sorts of fun colors.
    Mumba Switch Carrying Case

    The toughest around

    If you need a case that'll survive anything, Mumba's Nintendo Switch travel case will do that job. This is a bulky case that can absorb shocks.

Nintendo Switch Lite Travel Cases

Given the Switch Lite is a portable-only device, a travel case is incredibly important for it. There are all sorts of cases that will satisfy your needs.

    HeysTop Carrying Case

    With bundled accessories

    HeysTop’s carrying case for the Nintendo Switch Lite comes with a lot of space to store game cards, a power adapter, and a pair of small headphones. The company also bundles a clear hard case, screen protector, six thumb grip caps, and a card. Moreover, it's made of hard and soft polycarbonate to provide the necessary protection.
    Tscope Carrying Case

    Cute and sturdy

    The Tscope carrying case for the Nintendo Switch Lite looks cute with its flowery design. In terms of space, there are slots for eight game cards and a mesh pocket to store accessories. Additionally, the Switch Lite compartment includes elastic straps to keep the console in place. It's made using PU leather and EVA, and you get a bundled screen protector with the case.
    Orzly Carry Case

    Colorful options

    Like for Switch, Orzly offers a case for the Switch Lite as well. Made of EVA, the case comes in 11 color combinations. Additionally, there's plenty of space in the case to store your console, its wall adapter, game cards, and more. The case is also compact in size, so it can easily be put in a backpack or a glove compartment.
    PowerA Protection Case Kit

    Officially licensed protection

    PowerA makes officially licensed Nintendo Switch gear, so you know if you pick up this case you'll get quality. It also comes with a screen protector and cleaning cloth.
    iVoler Hard Shell Travel Case

    Hold everything you need

    If you need to hold a lot of stuff, iVolar's hardshell case will be the one for you. You can hold 20 games, as well as a bunch of accessories, in this hefty case.
    Funlab Switch Lite Case

    Slim, stylish protection

    Like its normal Switch counterpart, the Funlab is slim and holds five games, making it easy to pack into a bag. And can you resist a cute Snorlax case?
    Fintie Carry Case

    Hard shell shock Protection

    If your Switch Lite needs the best protection, this Fintie case comes with shock protection and a bunch of different styles to boot. This case can hold 15 cases, as well as 2 microSDs.
    Tomtoc Switch Lite Carrying Case

    Match your Switch Lite

    Tomtoc is another solid hard case option. It can hold eight games and comes in all sorts of fun colors.
    Tomtoc Switch Lite Carrying Case

    A splash of color

    Do you want just a little bit of color with your Switch Lite travel case? ButterFox's cases are semi-hard shell bulky cases that are mostly black, and can hold up to 20 games.

As you can see, there are plenty of options to choose from. In the end, it really depends on the level of protection you’re looking for. While the Amazon Basics Vault will provide heavy-duty protection for your Switch, it’s also relatively bulky. Whereas the PowerA Protection Case gives a lot of design and color choices, but it isn’t too heavy. Similarly for Switch Lite, you’ve great options from Orzly, HeysTop, and TomToc.

Which case are you planning to get for your Switch or Switch Lite? Let us know in the comments section.

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Gaurav Shukla
Gaurav Shukla

Gaurav has been covering technology for over a decade now. He has done everything from blogging about Android to reporting the latest from the world of Internet giants. When he is not writing about the tech companies, he can be found binge-watching new TV series on the web.