7 must-haves for easier travel with toddlers
When you’re planning to travel with toddlers, whether by plane, car or public transport, taking along the right products can make your trip fun and easy.
You might be planning your first family holiday, a road trip to visit friends or a long car journey. Here are some ideas for products that have you and your toddler in mind.
They can help to transform your trip by making it more comfortable and easy for you to get from A to B.
1. Grab some delicious snacks for on-the-go
Whether you’re running errands or packing for a road trip with your toddler, pack some delicious, toddler-friendly snacks into the nappy bag.
Kiddylicious Strawberry Puffs are a yummy choice for babies from around 7 months +.
These Fruity Puffs are easy to grasp and safe for babies to self-feed, with a hint of real fruit and no artificial flavourings or colourings.
There are three delicious flavours to choose from and they’re perfect for snacking on the go.
One TMB community member said, “My daughter loves these and the packet it really handy to throw into the nappy bag and take with me whenever I go out”.
2. Get comfortable with this clever travel cushion
Take the stress out of travel with toddlers with the Kooshy Kids Kooshion!
It can be used to create a flat, flexible space between plane seats for you and your children to sit back and relax on, or on public transport and in the family car.
Little ones can even lay flat for some shut-eye on previously dreaded long haul flights and it’s approved for use on over 50 airlines.
Made from the best quality PVC, the Kooshy Kids Kooshion is durable and lightweight and comes with a convenient, waterproof drawstring backpack with five colours to choose from.
Find out more about Kooshy Kids Inflatable Travel Cushion here.
3. Stay close to your toddler with a fun harness
Make getting out the door and being out and about with your toddler easier with the Harness Buddy!
This cute and cosy backpack features a safety harness to keep your child safe and close, while allowing them freedom to move and explore.
It’s perfect for walking, shopping and travelling and features comfortable and adjustable straps for your growing child!
4. Get extra protection on road trips
Snap Shades are the latest, stylish and affordable car window sunshades to make road-tripping with your little ones even more comfortable.
They’re magnetic and fit perfectly to your car window to help you protect your little ones from harmful UV rays, heat, glare and insects.
These clever shades are easy to install and for your exact car.
They provide privacy, as well as protection, for driving throughout the day or night.
5. On-the-go skin care for little ones
Mustela’s Starter Kit is the perfect travel kit to carry your essentials everywhere with you!
It features travel sizes of their popular essentials: Gentle Cleansing Gel, No-Rinse Cleansing Water, Hydra Bebe Body Lotion and Vitamin Barrier Cream 1>2>3.
These gorgeous, child-friendly skin care goodies are safe to use from birth onwards and have been tested under dermatological and pediatric control.
They’re hypoallergenic with natural ingredients and the perfect size to pop into a nappy bag or travel bag for a trip away with your baby or toddler.
6. Take a lightweight, portable stroller
Designed for your daily adventures and exciting excursions, the UPPAbaby MINU offers modern conveniences in a portable, lightweight stroller. Go where you want, how you want – there’s nothing extra holding you back.
This stroller, ideal for all kinds of family travel, has:
- One-handed, one-step fold – you can even hold a baby in your other arm while folding the stroller.
- Large, easy-access basket – store everyday essentials, a nappy bag and any extras you pick up along the way.
- Extendable, UPF 50+ Sunshade to shield your child from harmful UV rays, allowing baby to stay outside and safely enjoy the sunshine
- A roomy and comfortable seat that holds up to 23 kg.
- Smooth Strolling – all-wheel suspension creates a more comfortable experience for both you and baby.
- Multi-position Recline that allows your child to lie comfortably for a nap or sit upright to take in the sights.
And at just under 15 lbs, you can bring the MINU wherever life takes you thanks to the built-in carry handle and shoulder strap. It also conveniently tucks away in its included storage bag when not in use.
Find out what other parents think of the UPPAbaby MINU stroller here.
7. Easy and convenient snooze time!
This Toddler Travel Bed is perfect for sleepovers, travel and for kids transitioning to a big bed.
Kids feel secure and cosy, and right at home, thanks to the portable air bed’s unique design – standard sized crib sheets and blankets tuck into the inner air mattress. Constructed with the safest materials, The Shrunks Travel Beds are Phthalates-safe, BPA-safe, and Lead-safe.
- Signature sheet-tuck – fits standard crib-sized sheets
- Security rails to help prevent your child from falling off
- Inflates quickly in 30 seconds
- Includes a convenient carrying bag, repair kit and the compact yet powerful Jetaire Electric Pump
- Phthalate-Safe, BPA-Safe and Lead-Safe
- Suitable for ages 2+
Find out more about The Shrunks Toddler Travel Bed here.