The Parent Concierge

by Baby-Friendly Boltholes

BFB’s Travel Essentials…Perfect For New Parents

Travelling with little ones can be a minefield. Thankfully you’ve been travel savvy enough to book with Baby-Friendly Boltholes and saved yourself a mountain of time/space packing ‘essential’ baby gear which is already taken care of.  We’re now stepping in to share a few of our favourite finds designed to make going away with little ones even easier;

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  1. Trunki’s Boostapack; This portable car booster seat is perfect for holidays. It’s works out far more cost effective than hiring a booster seat with your car hire company as it can be used again and again. Nipping our for dinner and don’t fancy driving? This makes hopping in a taxi super easy. When not in use it can be worn as a hand luggage-approved backpack with storage space, plus its light enough for children to carry. Buy yours from Trunki at £44.99 
  2. Snoozeshade + V2; This compact and lightweight shade really is the perfect travel accessory for new parents. It’s single layer ‘lookout’ window blocks 80% of UV rays yet still enables little ones to see out. When naptime comes the black out panel can simply be zipped up transforming it from sunshade to sleep aid with UPF50+ all over. Buy yours at Kiddicare for £29.99
  3. Waterwipes; They may just be wipes but you can never have too many especially on holiday and these bad boys are the pick of the bunch.  They’re 100% natural and free from nasties making them perfect for little ones sensitive skin.  You can buy them in bulk at Kiddicare for £19.99
  4. Splash About Baby Wrap; The original baby wetsuit, these are perfect for your little ones first holiday. They open completely flat, so putting them on is a doddle. They’re easy to clean, adjustable and great for ensuring little ones stay warm in the water.  Check them out on Kiddicare from £19.99
  5. BabyBjorn We Carrier; Carriers are a godsend on holiday. It enables you to explore new areas without the worry of lugging around a giant pushchair. This one’s the crème de la crème! It offers four front and back carrying positions and is suitable for children aged 0-3 years. Buy yours now for the reduced price of £71.95 at Kiddicare
  6. Trunki; Whatever the design these handy cases are a big hit with little ones and parents alike. Children can fill it with their favourite toys, games and books for the journey while the ride on function is especially useful when charging through the airport on final call to your gate! Children can simply hop on the bag while parents tow them along. Find yours at Trunki
  7. Phil & Teds Lobster Travel Highchair; Eating out with little ones can be tricky. This little beauty lets you take a highchair with you wherever you go. It clamps securely to almost any table in no time and once you’re finished it can quickly be packed away into a handy little travel bag. Best of all it’s easy to wash, simply remove the seat and wipe clean. Find yours at Kiddicare for £70
  8. Trunki’s SnooziHedz; The perfect travel companion for little ones, this cute character unzips to reveal an inflatable pillow and fleece blanket which are great late night car journeys, chilly planes and night time snuggles. Find yours at Trunki for £19.99
  9. Medela Cooler Bag; Keeping expressed milk cool in warmer climates can be tricky. This handy cooler bag comes with four bottles and a cooling element which helps keep breastmilk cool while on the go. Find out more and buy yours at Kiddicare from £24.99
  10. Spilly Spoon Ouch Pouch; It’s always good to keep a first hand kit handy and this pack is perfect for travelling. The thermal insulated bag comes with Zgel, children’s plasters, sterile wipes, hand sanitiser, a forehead thermometer, 60ml medicine bottle with child lock cap and  a Spilly spoon (non spill medicine spoon). There’s additional space for parents to add an epi pen, additional sachets, headache tablets and more. Buy yours at Kiddicare for £14.99

If you have any top travel tips or items you can’t holiday without let us know. We’d love to hear from you.

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Photo By: Kiddicare, Snoozeshade, Trunki, Medela , Waterwipes, Spilly Spoon, Splash About, Phil & Teds

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