Holiday Travel Made Easy
The Holiday’s alone can be overwhelming, then add a few children along with traveling, well, you might feel like your one step away from playing a role in One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest. We know first-hand how intimidating traveling with a young one can be. That’s why our team has picked out our best gear to help make your holiday travel a peaceful and joyful experience.
Portable Cribs/Playpens are a necessity when you are traveling with children under the age of 2. It gives them a sense of familiarity in unfamiliar surroundings and will help them and you get a good night sleep. During the day it can be used as a playpen and will especially come in handy if the area is not baby proofed.
The Nuna Sena Aire Mini is an evolutionary-airy cot in a mini size perfect for travel. Only playard with a bassinet that folds with frame in a one-hand setup & fold. The above-ground base keeps baby draft-proof and snuggly for those nights away from home.
phil&teds Traveller Portable Crib and Playard in Black ‘s lightweight clever design was another one of our top picks for a portable crib/playard. It takes you from birth up to three years! With only 5 minutes of assembly and a front access panel that will save you from having to bend over. Your back will thank you. Use for sleep, play, and travel, indoors and out. With a cushy, self-inflating mattress, airflow panels, and ground stakes you’re sure your little one will feel right at home.
A lightweight and supportive baby carrier is another must-have on a holiday journey. We chose the Baby Bjorn We Air Baby Carrier in Black Mesh for it’s designated “hip-healthy” stamp of approval by the International Hip Dysplasia Institue. Keep those hips happy while using this ergonomic baby carrier with its wide sturdy padded waist belt that gives excellent pressure relief. From birth up to 3 years, you can keep your baby close and comfortable while keeping your hands free. It’s made from soft, breathable mesh, making it cool and comfortable for you and your child.
Stuff 4 Multiples Twingaroo Twin Baby Carrier and Diaper Bag is our top pick for a twin carrier. Winner of the Cribsie New Arrivals Academy StarAward, Baby Maternity’s Top Choice Award andCreative Child’s Award for Product of the Year it is our most trusted carrier by parents and families alike for years. Twingaroo is the premier ergonomic twin baby carrier constructed with carefully selected materials to prevent unwanted sagging or drooping after prolonged use and to maintain comfortable wearability for parents! A perfect addition when traveling is the built-in diaper bag that provides added comfort, portability, and function allowing you to leave your diaper bag at home. That’s one less bag you have to carry!
On the Go! Car Seats & Strollers
A good travel stroller is a top priority when it comes to the ease of traveling. You want to find a stroller that comes with dual functions, be light enough to carry, narrow enough to move through crowds, and have enough storage.
The Doona Infant Car Seat with Base is our #1 pick if you’re traveling with infants. It converts from an infant car seat into a compact stroller! Ideal for nipping out and about with baby, it means there is no need for a stroller or car seat carrier in the trunk of the car, and you will be able to store with its easy instant fold down system. Combining the highest standard of safety and a revolutionary integrated travel system, the Doona has won multiple industry awards.
If you’re looking for a lightweight compact travel stroller then the GB Pockit Stroller is the one for you. With the ability to switch from pushing to carrying in seconds the Pockit is the quintessential choice for trips by train, plane or simply visiting your favorite cafes. The Pockit is the 2014 Guinness World Records™ most compact stroller.
With its exceptional design innovation, when folded, it is the smallest and most compact stroller currently available on the market, 11.8″ x 7″ x 13.8″ to be precise. For parents with a passion for city travel and exploring, the Pockit is the quintessential choice. With the ability to switch from pushing to carrying in seconds, it’s ideal for trips by train, plane or simply visiting your favorite cafes.
The cleverly designed, compact fold uses the 2 x 2 D technique. This means that in only two steps, this unique stroller folds up into a compact, feather-light, handbag shaped package (9.5 lbs). Perfect for when you are on the move, and practical and easy to stow away when you’re not. It even fits into any plane or train overhead compartment!
Built using durable materials and expertly designed, the Pockit is small and light, but holds a child up to 55 lbs. The convenient storage basket holds up to 11 lbs of gear. Flexibility every parent needs!
Bugaboo Donkey2 Mono Stroller Bundle, Black is Brand NEW and has everything you loved about its predecessor with some hot new features. It’s by far the most customizable, long-term use stroller on the market. If you want to invest in a stroller that does it all this is the one. It
‘s perfect for everyday use, traveling, and when you’re ready to expand your family you can expand it to use for two children. Even with a child and a full load of luggage, the Bugaboo Donkey2 Mono is easy to push and maneuver with one hand thanks to its front swivel wheels and tight turn radius. No terrain is too rough for the big foam wheels of this stroller to tackle. Take it to the beach in 2-wheeled position, or lock the front wheels straight to take on gravel or snow with the ease of smooth pavement.
Our top pick for a diaper bag is the Babymel Robyn Convertible Diaper Bag, a functional and stylish bag that will leave you hands-free to cuddle your baby OR chase after your kids. It is one of our most versatile bags that can be worn as a backpack, a shoulder bag, a crossbody, or a tote. Lightweight yet durable, this sporty design is finished with a contrasting faux leather trim. Several of the color options are unisex. Robyn boasts plenty of pockets to organize all baby’s essentials and includes an easy-wipes pocket, luxury machine-washable padded changing mat, and an insulated bottle holder that keeps bottles warm or cool up to 4 hours.
For the Kids that Travel: Neck Rest & Luggage
We can’t get enough of Skip Hop’s ultra cute matching neck rests and luggage for your little ones. Tiny travelers rest easy with the cozy Skip Hop Zoo Pack Little Kid Owl Neck Rest. Featuring our signature Zoo animals in plush velour and easy to tote along for family trips or quick jaunts. Little ones will feel at home no matter the destination, with their own Zoo pal along for the ride!
Sized perfectly for carry-ons and overnight trips, Skip Hop Zoo Pack Little Kid Owl Luggage & Skip Hop Zoo Pack Little Kid Monkey Luggage are sturdy enough for everyday use or distant journeys. The detachable shoulder strap adjusts so adults can carry hands-free when little ones get tired. With the Skip Hop matching neck rests and luggage, your tiny traveler will be waiting for adventures.
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