The violin has a well-deserved reputation as one of the most finely-crafted instruments in the world. That applies to each and every one, from a Stradivarius museum piece to the first beginner violin a student owns. With all that prestige riding in your instrument, it's safe to say it deserves a little pampering - and the violin cases and gig bags in this section are more than ready to provide it. No matter your experience level or when, where and how often you play your violin, at least one good case is a must-have item. Choosing the right one is a matter of deciding how much protection you need, which style you like and, of course, which cases fit the violin size that you own. For the most demanding situations, like air travel and long, grueling tours, a rigid case is the go-to option. Their hard exteriors provide the maximum level of protection against the risks of the road. Take the Gator GC-Violin 4/4 Deluxe ABS case for instance: with its durable shell, gentle plush interior and storage space for two bows and lots of accessories, it's easy to see why this case is one of the top sellers. Looking for a similarly high level of protection in a more lightweight package? Then maybe the Bam Classic Violin Case is the one for you - the choice is yours. Of course, if you want the absolute lightest weight, you might be even better served by a gig bag. These softer options, like the Protec MAX Student 4/4 Violin case for example, are ideal for local travel around town since they're a good bit lighter and can be collapsed for stowing. They also tend to have more pockets and storage nooks than many hard cases. Do you like the idea of having all those storage compartments, but also need the protection of a rigid case? There's an easy solution for that: a sleeve such as the Mooradian Shaped Violin Case Slip-On Cover, which fits over a hard-shelled case to add extra protection and cargo space. So whether you're planning on replacing your violin case outright or simply to wrap up your existing case with an expansion cover, there's something for you in this selection of violin cases and gig bags. Take a look and see for yourself - you don't need to be an expert to get a great case for your instrument, and you don't need to be a beginner to find an affordable one, either. The right fit for your violin and budget is waiting for you right here.