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The Best Travel Must-Haves for Mom and Baby on The Go

by Samantha McIntyre


The Best Travel Must-Haves for Mom and Baby on The Go
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Holiday travel season is near, and that means managing all of baby’s must-haves prior to packing and hitting the road. Before you jump behind the wheel or hop on a plane, be prepared to pack up these handy items that make traveling with your little jet-setter so much easier! From portable beds to compact bottle warmers, these packable picks from Amazon will not only save your sanity but guarantee smooth sailing on your next fun family getaway. Bon Voyage, babe!

 

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RUVALINO Multifunction Travel Diaper Bag Backpack

Price:$80.00See Reviews

This sleek RUVALINO Multifunction Travel Diaper Bag Backpack is perfect for mom and dad to tote all of baby's essentials. Not only that, the spacious design has several handy pockets to hold everything your baby needs. This stylish bag features two large zippered sections and 16 pockets to pack every must-have your baby needs while away from home. Cool insulated pockets are perfect for storing baby bottles. It also comes with a travel changing pad for diaper duty on the fly.

What Reviewers Are Saying:
“This thing is amazing. I bought it as a travel bag because I was sick of normal purses not having enough pockets and spaces to keep organized. The diaper changing pad area is perfect for a laptop. The whole bag is super useful.”

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Cosco Apt 50 Convertible Car Seat

Price:$60.00See Reviews

This Cosco Apt 50 Convertible Car Seat not only comes with a pretty price tag, but the portable seat is also lightweight, and FAA approved for use on a flight. Weighing only 11 pounds, this easy to carry car seat safely secures infants and toddlers in forward and rear-facing modes. No need to haul that heavy car seat while on the road. This car seat style is designed to hold tots up to 50 pounds.

What Reviewers Are Saying:
“For the price, you probably cannot beat it. Would work great as a secondary car seat or for traveling as it is very light.”

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J.L. Childress Ultimate Backpack Padded Car Seat Travel Bag

Price:$52.00See Reviews

Toting your car seat just got so much easier thanks to this J.L. Childress Ultimate Backpack Padded Car Seat Travel Bag. This sturdy, padded backpack protects your car seat while providing a hands-free way to transport it with ease. The ergonomic design makes it comfortable to carry as a backpack with heavy-duty fabrics made to go the extra mile.

What Reviewers Are Saying:
“Awesome product. Helpful to wear as a backpack. Travels well! We have flown three times since and I checked it each time. It looks pristine!”

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Primo LapBaby

Price:$35.00See Reviews

Your sweet bambino can comfortably sit tight in this fab Primo LapBaby. Keep your baby close and safely secured with this padded seat band that allows for hands-free travel without the stress of holding tightly to your little one. This easy to clean baby belt comes with a convenient travel case that folds neatly inside of a diaper bag or purse. It is designed to hold babies three months and older.

What Reviewers Are Saying:
“Bought this for my first-time flyer and boy did it come in handy! My spunky one-year-old loves to move around and explore, but a plane is no place for that! We were able to strap him in comfortably and limit his movement for the 3-hour flight!!!”

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Tommee Tippee Closer to Nature Portable Travel Baby Bottle Warmer

Price:$20.00See Reviews

Warming a bottle while traveling the highways and byways can be a bit tricky. Thanks to this Tommee Tippee Closer to Nature Portable Travel Baby Bottle Warmer heating your baby's milk doesn't have to be so hard. This stainless steel, insulated thermal design is made to hold in heat and the compact size conveniently fits in the diaper bag.

What Reviewers Are Saying:
“Very easy to use and so convenient for travel. Amazing!”

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OXO Tot On-The-Go Drying Rack with Bottle Brush

Price:$15.00See Reviews

Perfect for cleaning baby bottles and pumping equipment while on the move, this OXO Tot On-The-Go Drying Rack with Bottle Brush makes washing nipples, bottles and pump parts simple and swift. This dishwasher-safe design comes with a compact drying rack and a firm, full-size bottle brush that fits neatly into the small plastic travel case.

What Reviewers Are Saying:
“I cannot believe I just found this on Amazon! I used to pack all my bottle brushes in a ziplock bag and spread everything out on the counter when we travel. Now I have a compact drying rack and a bottle brush! Such a great purchase and so easy to clean. Definitely, recommend for families who travel.”

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Munchkin Brica Fold n Go Travel Bassinet

Price:$40.00See Reviews

Your little one will have no trouble sleeping in this Munchkin Brica Fold n Go Travel Bassinet. The lightweight design is travel-friendly and features a comfy mattress pad and fitted sheet. The ventilated mesh sides make it easy for mom to keep a close eye on her sleeping baby. This compact bassinet weighs only three pounds and folds flat to fit perfectly in your suitcase. It also has a convenient carrying handle.

What Reviewers Are Saying:
“This bassinet is perfect for traveling! It is very easy to fold and unfold and folds up very small, making it easy to fit in the car. It also seems to be pretty comfortable. We even use it occasionally at home for naps.”

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Guava Family Lotus Everywhere Travel Crib

Price:$209.00See Reviews

This Guava Family Lotus Everywhere Travel Crib takes "bed in a bag" to an entirely new level! Mom and dad can literally pack this super light, 13-pound crib into a compact backpack in seconds. This comfy crib comes with a thick, soft foam mattress and features breathable side mesh panels to ensure your babe won't lose an ounce of sleep while far from home.

What Reviewers Are Saying:
“This travel crib is so worth it! It is very lightweight, well made and folds up neatly like a dream! Love that the storage bag straps can be handheld or worn as a backpack. Highly recommended!!!”

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My Little Seat Travel High Chair

Price:$30.00See Reviews

Your baby has to eat and to lug a full-size chair around is completely out of the question, which is why this My Little Seat Travel High Chair is a perfect portable solution. This travel size seat features a five-point harness to keep your baby secure while seated in a regular dining chair. This style slips seamlessly over any chair and folds down to the size of a diaper into an enclosed pouch when not in use. The travel seat comes in several stylish patterns and is designed for babies six months and up.

What Reviewers Are Saying:
“We use this ALL the time!! It is great to have in the diaper bag and pull it out when visiting family or places with no high chairs.”

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Delta Children The Clutch Stroller

Price:$120.00See Reviews

Nothing beats traveling light! This awesome Delta Children The Clutch Stroller makes transporting your baby's stroller a breeze with a lightweight design that only weighs 14 pounds and folds neatly into a travel case the size of a shopping bag. This compact design is not only easy to carry, but it easily fits into the overhead luggage compartment, so there is no need to check it at the gate. Mom and dad will be on a roll in no time with this cool design.

What Reviewers Are Saying:
“Can't recommend this stroller enough! Absolutely love how lightweight it is making it super easy to manage on my own when I'm traveling with the kids without my husband. The maneuverability is also outstanding! Highly recommend for anyone that is on the go a lot!”

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Infantino Flip 4-in-1 Convertible Carrier

Price:$30.00See Reviews

There's nothing like exploring new territory with your little one safe and secure in a lightweight baby carrier. This best-selling Infantino Flip 4-in-1 Convertible Carrier features an adjustable design made for comfortable, hands-free carrying. The ergonomic construction makes holding baby facing in or out cozy and convenient. This machine-washable style can support up to 32 pounds.

What Reviewers Are Saying:
“Bought it for travel and especially for TSA but I am in love with it and using it on a daily basis.”