It may seem a little daunting to hit the road or the skies with baby in tow, but if you make sure you are equipped with the right gear, it can be a lot less stressful. Check out these five pieces of travel baby gear that will make a short car trip or a long tropical vacation a little easier and maybe even a bit more enjoyable for everyone.
Pronto from Skip Hop is a portable diaper changing station that will ensure you always have a clean place to change baby. Pronto unfolds into an extra large changing pad with pockets to hold all your diapering essentials. It will fit into just about any diaper bag, clip onto any stroller or strap to your wrist for quick and easy diaper changes anywhere your travels take you.
This innovative soft-structured baby carrier was designed for moms on-the-go to be able to comfortably baby wear anywhere, but it also has a little secret that makes travel a breeze. Each Onya Baby carrier includes an integrated chair harness that allows parents to turn just about any adult chair into a safe seat for baby! No more worrying about available or clean highchairs during your travels.
Onya Baby Outback Carrier ($139)
If you’re going to be traveling through an airport or riding on public transportation, taking along a full size stroller may not be an option. The Quinny Yezz is a stylish umbrella stroller suitable for babies from 6 months old up to 40 pounds that weighs a mere 11 pounds. The Yezz offers a smooth ride, it’s super easy to fold and it’s compact enough that it can simply be carried over your shoulder with the included carry strap.
Quinny Yezz ($280)
The Monkey Mat is a clean, portable surface that folds up into its own compact pouch—toss it into your diaper bag and take it anywhere without taking up much space. This soft and lightweight mat is the answer for dirty airport floors, spontaneous picnics and even the beach.
Monkey Mat ($20)
The Traveller boasts every feature you need in portable crib for baby. This full size cot is easy to set up, super lightweight, fully ventilated, and when folded up, it is so small that it fits in the overhead compartment on a plane. Whether you’re traveling with a new baby or a toddler, the Traveller makes for a safe, clean and convenient place for baby to sleep.
Phil and Teds Traveller ($200)
What are your recommendations for travel baby gear? Is there anything you won’t leave home without when you hit the road with baby?