Packing when you’re travelling with a little one is all about being smart and choosing the best buys to make your holiday or day out go as smoothly as possible. Check out which products are competing to be crowned Best Travel Item under £20 in this year’s Practical Parenting & Pregnancy awards before you start loading up that suitcase.
The snoozeshade helps your baby sleep
The safe and simple alternative to draping coats et al over your pram hood when you’re out and about and your baby needs a nap. Has UPF50+ sun protection. £19.99
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Stops messy spills when your tot is easting
The no-spill design makes it easy to feed snacks to baby without messy spills while out and about. £3.99
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Milton Sterilising Tablets have been around for more than 60 years
Milton sterilising tablets
Who says you need to take loads of equipment when travelling with a baby? Milton tablets are the easiest, lightweight way to sterilis on the go in just 15 mins. £2.29 for a pack of 28.
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This funky cow is just one in a range of funky travel bottles from SIGG
SIGG Water Bottle
A lightweight, breakproof, leakproof bottle that’s free from BPA. Easy to wash, environmentally friendly and come in loads of groovy designs. Vivienne Westwood has even designed some. £14.
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Everything you need for his nappy change in one little bag
Every you need for a nappy change in one convenient little bag, which is small enough to fit in a pocket, glove box or handbag. £2.49
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It’s a blanket that cleverly keeps insects away
By Carla Eucalyss Blanket
Can be used over a baby when sleeping or out and about as a blanket to sit on. But the really clever thing is it’s a natural insect repellent. Clever, huh? £19.99
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Munchkin Snack Tower. Mmmm tasty!
Munchkin Snack Tower
Transport food easily, safely and hygienically with this interconnected tower. £7.99
Healthy snacks for younger babies
Make up feeds on the go easily
Brother Max Slimline Milk Powder Dispenser
Provides three portions of formula, enabling you to make up feeds accurately on the go. £4.99
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The changing mat that folds up dead small
Munchkin Snatch Catcher