15 summer family travel essentials

When packing for your family holiday this summer don't forget these handy travel items for your baby, toddler or child


Trunki Quinn

  • From Trunki
  • £34.99
  • This limited edition is the first translucent Trunki, made especially for Trunki’s 5th birthday.

Activity cards – 100 things for little children to do on a journey

  • From My Travel Surprise
  • £5.99
  • Includes a variety of games, puzzles and quizzes ideal for journeys.

Little Angels Fresh Food Feeder

  • From Asda
  • £2.20
  • This aims to help your baby learn to feed themself and also aids against choking.

BabyAid Compact First Aid Kit

  • From Jo Jo Maman Bebe
  • £15
  • Includes bandages, tape, dressings, thermometer, eye wash, wipes, scissors and plasters among other items.

Barnyard Fun Water Bottle

  • From Sigg
  • £14
  • Sigg’s high-profile fans include celebs such as Gisele Bundchen, Cameron Diaz and Demi Moore’s other half, Ashton Kutcher.

BubbleBum Inflatable Booster Seat


Bushbaby Mini Pack

  • From Bushbaby
  • £16
  • This toddler backpack has a removeable rein that parents can hold on to.

Love Bug Mosquito Repeller

  • From Jo Jo Maman Bebe
  • £12
  • Instead of using chemicals this insect repellent emits a quiet tone to keep bugs away.

Me Finder

  • From Kids Show and Tell
  • £14.99
  • A digital wristband that helps your children find you if they get lost. It stores up to five mobile numbers.

Nivea Sun Kids Pocket Size Lotion SPF 50

  • From Boots
  • £6.42
  • Also includes UVA protection.

Junior Phlat Ball



  • From Hippychick
  • £24
  • Slips over the back of a hard chair to act more like a high chair that keeps your child in place.
  • We’ve tested out this travel highchair solution – see our full Totseat review to find out how well it performed.

Fisher-Price Rainforest Soft Travel Tray


Warm ‘n’ Go Travel Bottle Warmer

  • From Wellies and Worms
  • £10.49
  • Warms food and bottles as you drive, and claims to fit any bottle type.

Yondi Head Hugger Neck Pillow

  • From John Lewis
  • £12
  • This travel pillow aims to stop your child’s head from slumping forwards in sleep. The paws have small magnets in them that you connect under your child’s chin.

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