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25/08/2013 at 09:15
What do you take as i always take way too much.
we have 2 adults and a 3 yr old (potty trained this time so will cut down on things) and a 9month old (Breast fed and not really eating-fussy bum)
we are flying virgin and in april their entertainment system was really good for our lo so i don't think i need to take many toys (but try convincing him)
we r taking 2 carriers to throw the boys on us so we can get to immigration quicker as last time in Orlando it was nearly 2 hrs of queing.
hubby needs to take all his camera stuff in his hand luggage as he has a shoot out on hols.
i've gone a few changes of clothes for accidents, leaks, etc. Sweets for us adults. I pads for emergency child entertainment and adult reading. Nappies and wipes. kids blankets as nicer than plane ones and bigger for 2 of us to hide under, couple of muslins. passports and info folder.
What else can i cut down on?
25/08/2013 at 14:12
I cant see what you can cut down on from that, seems like the bare minimum for travelling with kids. have you got a nappy/pull up for your eldest in case there is turbulence and you cant get to the loo? a couple of fave books but we didn't take much else. hopefully they will sleep most of the way anyway!
25/08/2013 at 14:51
Didn't think of that! But we'll have a battle putting it on but worth having a few-thanks!
26/08/2013 at 14:34
I have tonnes more than that so probably not ideal for helping you. Saying that I work for Virgin and know how often things go wrong (entertainment broken, childrens meals not ordered) so I pack for all eventualities. Last time we went to Orlando H reckoned I had packed enough snacks to feed a whole B747 rather than just Zoe.
26/08/2013 at 17:03
yes we definitely overcatered on the snacks - but could you imagine the fall out if you ran out???
26/08/2013 at 22:49
Oh I have seen the fall out, and when peoples' children "only eat pizza, can you do some of that for him" ... erm yep, I'll just pop out to the supermarket I passed on the way up to 40,000 ft.
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