Heavy Padded Banjo Soft Cases, Open Back Banjo Cases, Banjo "Gig Bags" with Banjo Cases with Backpack Shoulder Straps, Soft Shell Cases for Banjo
At BanjoTeacher.com we have a wide selection of soft shell banjo gig bags by the leading banjo case manufacturers, Saga Music, Guardian Gold Tone, TKL Banjo Gig Bags, Morgan Monroe and other padded gig bag banjo cases to choose from.
In my experience traveling with a banjo professionally for over 30 years this is the most sensible system I've used and I can say that I have tried a lot of different ways of traveling with a banjo safely, economically and with all concerns considered. Best Travel Banjo Case for Flying
Lightweight hard shell foam banjo cases are a great alternative. They protect the banjo as well as a standard wood hardshell banjo case for all intensive purposes and they make your banjo much lighter to carry. If you play bluegrass banjo we all know how heavy banjos are (we do, but know one else does, until you hand them one :) A normal hard shell banjo case isn't light either, both together weigh about 20 lbs. This might not sound like much to an average person but it is when you carry it very far and it can tweak your back, and more than it already is from being a banjo player. :) I just started using the Guardian lightweight banjo case for bluegrass banjos and really like it. We feature the lightweight foam banjo cases Guardian CG-010-J for Bluegrass-Resonator Banjo the Guardian CG-010-JO for Open Back Banjo and the TKL Zero Gravity Lightweight 5-string light case for 5-string banjo.