Embarking on a journey with your little one is an adventure like no other, filled with precious moments and memories to be cherished. However, it can also come with its fair share of challenges, especially if you’re unprepared. That’s why, for parents, having the right travel essentials for baby and yourself has never been more important.
These products aren’t just conveniences; they are the keys to ensuring a smooth, stress-free travel experience that allows you to focus on making beautiful memories with your child.
Best Travel Essentials Checklist for Baby
Uppababy MINU V2 Stroller
Go places, big and small with Uppababy MINU ® Designed for your daily adventures and exciting excursions, the MINU offers modern conveniences in a portable, lightweight stroller.
- One hand fold and one smooth motion are all it takes to completely fold the MINU! You can even hold baby in your other arm while folding the stroller.
- Front and rear spring-action suspension creates a more comfortable experience for both you and baby.
- Designed to keep up with your ever-growing little one, the MINU’s spacious seat holds up to 22 kg.
- Multi-position recline and one-handed, adjustable leg rest allows your child to relax for a nap or sit upright to take in the sights.
- Large, easy-access basket
- The zip-out, extendable canopy and vented peekaboo window provide UPF 50+ sun protection while allowing you to watch baby at the same time.
- Light weight, easy to lift, weighing in at only 7.7 kgs!
- 100% full-grain leather handlebar and bumper bar
- Available in 3 colours: Greyson, Stella and Jake.
AeroMoov Instant Travel Cot
The AeroMoov travel cot can be set up and folded back up in seconds! It is super light and compact. Perfect for at home and on the go. Your child can play happily and sleep safely wherever you go!
- Set up and store away in just 2 seconds
- Light and solid, less than 5 kg
- Sturdy PU foam mattress
- With an extra medium level for babies up to 2 months
- Meets the highest safety standards
Milton Solo Travel Steriliser
The Milton Solo Travel Steriliser is ideal for travel, overnight stays or when you’re away from home.
- 2 in 1 microwave or cold water Single bottle Steriliser
- Easy to Use: Just add water, and you’re good to go. No need for additional chemicals.
- Quick and Effective: Sterilises in just 15 minutes for total peace of mind in cold water or from 2 minutes in the microwave.
- No Need to Dry: Contents remain sterile inside until you’re ready to use them.
- Unique safety vent technology to increase the temperature inside the Solo for better sterilisation
- Innovative lay-flat lip to fit all microwaves
- Contents stay sterile for 24 hours
- BPA free
- Versatile: Suitable for use with all baby bottles, breast pump parts, and soothers.
UPPAbaby Bevvy Pram Basket Cooler
The Uppababy Bevvy Pram Basket Cooler fits seamlessly inside the stroller’s basket, and features a wide, dual zipper opening, offering easy access when your hands are full juggling kids, and life. With a food-safe EVA liner and insulated interior it can keep items cool all day long.
- Custom fit designed to VISTA, CRUZ and RIDGE basket
- Wide, dual zipper opening, easy to fill and easy to access contents inside
- Insulated and keeps cold all-day
- Easy to clean interior
- 600D water-resistant exterior fabric
Read the Full Review here RRP $119.95
NUK Thermo Express Bottle Warmer
A bottle warmer is one of many appliances which help to make a parent’s life easier, as it brings the milk and, later, also the baby food to the right temperature. New parents know the problem: repeatedly checking the thermometer – is the bottle now too hot or too cold? What is the ideal temperature for the milk? With the NUK Thermo Express Bottle Warmer these are all things of the past.
- Warms baby food very quickly and gently with steam in just 90 Seconds*
- Easy to check with an indicator light that is on during the warming phase
- Switches off automatically at the end of the warming phase
- Maximal safety thanks to overheating protection
- With practical basket for removing glass jars and bottles easily
Tommee Tippee Portable Blackout Blind
Create a dark sleepy environment for your little one anywhere with the Tommee Tippee Sleeptime Portable Blackout Blind. Through the challenge of changing seasons, lighter nights and mornings, or when travelling to see friends and family, this handy blackout blind helps create a dark and cosy environment to encourage little ones to enjoy a more restful sleep.
- Total blackout: With the Tommee Tippee Portable Blackout Blind you can create a completely dark sleeping environment and help maintain baby’s sleep routine, anywhere you go
- Strong suction cups: The blind is attached to a window using the long-lasting suction cups which are fitted all the way round the blackout blind to quickly and easily block out all light from a room
- Easy to adjust: The fastenings allow you to adjust the size of the blind to fit any window up to a maximum of 130 x 190cm (51x78in). The blind can be reduced to around a third of its maximum size
- Lightweight: Weighing just 680g, and measuring 290 x 230 x 60mm when folded up, this travel blind is easy to transport and store in the included handy travel bag
- Folds away easily and machine washable
Glow Dreaming Glo Travel Bundle
This compact and travel-friendly device encourages the brain to produce more melatonin with its red LED and generates organic pink noise to prevent wake-ups and promote deep Slow-Wave sleep.
- Compact and easy for travel.
- Encourages the brain to produce more melatonin – the hormone that prepares our cells for sleep. (Red LED)
- Organic pink noise creates a consistent soundscape to prevent unnecessary wake ups and help the brain achieve deep Slow-Wave sleep. (Pink Noise)
- Long-life, rechargeable battery to support day naps and a full nights sleep.
- No water needed for scent nebuliser and will run all night! Promotes deep, relaxing breathing and helps to ease congestion and illness.
- Aromatherapy calms the mind and nervous system. (Aromatherapy)
- Calms the Mind and Body
- Sleep and breathing Support
Huggies Refillable Clutch ‘N’ Go
Featuring a refillable zip-close pouch and a hang anywhere handle, Huggies Fragrance Free Clutch ‘N’ Go wipes are ideal for when you and bub are on-the-go.
- Comes in 4 designs to suit every setting
- Perfect on-the-go – With a hang-anywhere handle and a refillable zip-close pouch.
- Use it for the pram, for the nappy-bag, for the car, for the handbag, for anywhere!
- 3 in 1 – Thick, soft and absorbent
- Refill & reduce plastic waste – when you purchase Huggies® Wipes 400s refill pack
- Proven gentle on skin
- With natural fibres* and no added nasties^
RRP $8.00 (32 Pack)
Joie Savvy 4-in-1 Carrier
An ergonomic carrier that won’t break the bank or your back. Savvy™ makes baby wearing all about hugging…not lugging.
- Smart and secure strap for even weight distribution and easy adjustments
- Soft but sturdy head support for the tiniest babies
- Mercerised cotton for extra softness against delicate baby skin
- Airy, lightweight fabrics for breathable comfort
- Easy in-and-out access for baby
- Autoclick™ magnetic buckles for effortless self-adjustment
- Sun hood and windshield for all-weather use
- Smooth-sliding shoulder strap adjustment buckle
- Removable absorbent infant bib for easy cleanup
- 4-in-1 carrying positions for optimal support and variety
Maxi Cosi Mico 12 Capsule
The Mico 12 baby capsule is suitable for newborn babies to 12 months including low birthweight babies. The Mico 12 makes life simple, it’s easy to install, and is packed with features you would expect from the #1 baby capsule brand globally. Suitable for Low birthweight newborns to 12-month-old babies.
- Winner of Australia’s most trusted baby car seat brand, by Canstar Blue’s baby car seat ratings for 2021
- Air Protect® superior side impact protection
- The lightest full-featured 12-month baby capsule on the market
- Installation in three easy steps, and simple transitions
- One-handed 9-position automatic headrest and harness adjustment
- Multi-position adjustable crotch buckle, for comfort and safety
- Travel system compatible with most leading brand strollers
- Magnetic harness holders
- Ultra-comfortable bamboo wicking fabrics to keep your baby happy
- Unique all weather UPF 50+ and water-resistant canopy, with rare peek-a-boo mesh window
- Check your stroller compatibility here
Maxi Cosi Pria Convertible Car Seat
The all-new Pria convertible car seat features new SMART Guide® top tether guide and SMART Lock® installation system. The SMART Guide® has been designed to remove the top tether barrier for parents when placing their baby into the car seat creating a safer and easier-to-use seat every day and reducing misuse. Re-adjusting top tethers is no longer a hassle.
- Most compact 0- approximately 4 years car seat in the Australian market in both rearward and forward facing allowing for added comfort for all car occupants
- SMART Guide® top tether routing system, which transforms how we place newborns into the car seat
- Easy to install with SMART Lock® belt system providing a secure and clear path
- Most lay flat angle in rearward facing creating a safer journey for your baby
- Innovative V-harness system automatically expanding as you adjust the headrest for additional comfort
- Air Protect Superior Side Impact Protection
- Over 200 strategically placed air-vents to promote ventilation and breathability.
Medela Freestyle Flex™ Double Electric Breast Pump
Freestyle Flex™ is an electric breast pump designed to fit into your life: its light, compact design and USB-chargeable battery give you the flexibility to express wherever and whenever you like, with no compromise on pumping performance. Plus, it includes a carry bag, cooler bag for expressed milk, four breast milk bottles, and more!
- Compact, light and portable breast pump, easy to carry wherever you go
- Built-in rechargeable battery so you can express anywhere – no need to search for a power point
- USB port for powering up on the go
- Medela PersonalFit Flex™ breast shields for your comfort and increased milk flow
- Closed system prevents breast milk from entering the tubing.
OiOi Signature Backpack
The Signature Nappy Backpack by OiOi has been the Highest Rated Nappy Bag in Australia the past four years for a reason. Many parents are opting for backpacks in 2023 because they want to be hands-free at all times! This original design is not only unisex, practical and stylish – it also has plenty of room & pockets to keep everything organised on the go.
- Measures H38cm x W31cm x D15cm
- Made from Premium Faux Leather Lining: 100% Water-Resistant Nylon
- Easy to wipe clean inside & out
- Eight pockets; three internal elasticised pockets, one internal zip pocket, two external front pockets and two external elasticised & insulated pockets for bottles
- Protective metal feet at the bottom of the bag
- Thick, padded, and adjustable shoulder straps
- Large zip-around opening for easy access to the main compartment
- 20 litre capacity; fits a 15″ Laptop in the main compartment
- Comes with a large padded wipeable change mat, insulated bottle holder, clear zip purse and two stroller straps
*70% wood pulp fibres
^no added parabens, soap, MI, alcohol (ethanol & isopropanol), Phenoxyethanol or other chemicals restricted by Kimberly-Clark see http://www.huggies.com.au/noaddednasties.