The Best Travel Gear For Kids & Babies



Travel season is upon us! I feel a little guilty since we have yet to take Flora anywhere besides my in-law’s and by this time Piper had several trips under her belt — guess that’s the reality with baby #2, right? I recently polled The Mama Notes Inner Circle about their very favorite travel gear and here were the top suggestions!

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By far the most suggested travel gear was a baby carrier – and responses were all over the board- which I think just confirms the fact that it’s all about personal preference and what you’re looking for when it comes to carriers! Although, the most commonly suggested were Solly for newborn and Ergo for older babies. The Lillebaby Carrier was also suggested a ton!


Babyzen Yoyo Stroller -” It folds up and fits inside the overhead bin!”

Doona stroller/car seat – “Amazing for the first year of travel, it’s super light and portable.”

GB Pockit Stroller “Folds up into a tote bag.”


Baby Bjorn travel crib – suggested by tons of mamas who say it’s easy to set up and lightweight and the Guava Lotus Travel Crib was a clear second.

Shrunks Inflatable Toddler Bed

Portable White Noise Machine – “We never travel without a sound machine, it brings the comforts of home on the road with us.”


JL Childress car seat carrier– “The backpack straps on this carseat cover make traveling through the airport a breeze. ”

The Cares Airplane Travel Harness -“It is so helpful for flying with a toddler. It is super easy to install and FAA approved. It helps so much to keep them in their seat and seems a lot like the harness of their car seat, so they are used to it. I’ve flown with my son by myself a few times, and it comes in very handy. Plus, it packs up into a small bag you can toss into your carry-on.”

Skip Hop Grab-and-Go Insulated bottle bag -“Helps keep pre-made bottles warm for the airport.”

Inglesina Clip On High Chairs – “Love the clip on high chairs. Small enough to pack in your suitcase and also small enough to fit in most restaurants easily.”

Packing Cubes – “Packing cubes really help to easily find things!”

Summer Infant Pop N’ Sit Booster – “Perfect for traveling with your little’s that still need a highchair when eating. It folds up so nicely and is so lightweight.”

Lil Gadgets Headphones – “Great for long road trips or flights.”

Inflatable Duck Tub – “For baths on the go.”




The Best Travel Gear For Kids & Babies



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