Which travel accessory for parents is best?
Traveling with children, regardless of their age, is not an easy task. It’s up to the parents to remember every last detail. While a checklist can certainly help, sometimes it’s hard to know where to start. You want your travel experience to be as convenient and simple as possible, with fewer complications and more features. No one wants to be stuck miles from home and struggling to keep everyone happy. If you’re looking to make family travel a lot easier, here are the best travel accessories you’ll be glad you packed.
Best practical travel accessories for parents.
[ Yuntop Baby Wipes Dispenser Carry Case (3 Pack) ]
This set comes with three waterproof and reusable baby wipe dispensers with convenient carrying straps. Each wipe case has a fun print and a secure top to keep wipes fresh. They’re great for travel and a little more stylish than the standard pack of baby wipes.
[ Purell Advanced Hand Sanitizer Variety Pack ]
This set comes with eight travel-size hand sanitizers in natural, refreshing gel scents. Each sanitizer has its own carrying case so it can be attached to suitcases, purses or other bags for quick and easy use on the go.
[ Thrive Store First-Aid Kit ]
This 7-by-4-inch water-resistant polyester/nylon first aid bag is complete with all the essentials, including bandages, gauze pads, scissors, alcohol swabs, tape and more. The bag is compact and easy to pack.
[ Lencent Multiple USB Wall Charger ]
This compact and reliable wall charger features four USB ports for the whole family to use. It also comes with interchangeable international plugs so it can be used all over the world.
[ Summer Infant Pop ‘N Sit Portable Booster Chair Seat ]
Designed for both indoor and outdoor use, this booster highchair seat is easy to transport and can sit on most standard-sized chairs as well as on the floor on its own. The tray is dishwasher safe and the folding chair has a three-point harness for safety. It comes in five colors.
[ Anker PowerCore 26800 Portable Charger ]
A good portable charger is essential for traveling. This comes with multiple USB and micro USB connectors so that more than one device can be charged at a time. It’s slim, easy to use, and offers plenty of power. Comes in black or white.
Best Relaxing Travel Accessories for Parents
[ ChapStick Moisturizer Original Lip Balm SPF 15 (Pack of 3) ]
Traveling can dry out the skin and this three-pack of ChapStick will keep everyone comfortable. Provides long-lasting hydration for up to eight hours and protects lips from the sun. It is made with vitamin E and is transparent.
[ BodyGlide Foot Anti Blister Balm ]
Here is an unscented roll-on balm designed to prevent blisters. It is useful when you are on vacation and it is also completely vegan and safe for children.
[ Riemot Luggage Travel Cup Holder ]
This fabric cart has three pockets and can be secured around the handle of a rolling suitcase so you can keep coffee, your phone, and anything else you want close at hand while you travel. It’s waterproof, machine washable, and available in multiple colors/prints.
[ LIGHTIMETUNNEL Sleep Headphones Eye Mask ]
This comfortable eye mask is ideal for side sleepers or parents looking to take a break in the passenger seat. It has built-in wireless speakers so you can close your eyes and relax a little while listening to some music, podcasts, or an audiobook.
[ AERIS Memory Foam Travel Pillow for Airplanes ]
Here is a flexible neck pillow with comfortable memory foam that comes with a carrying case and an extra sleeping mask. The pillowcase is machine washable and available in five colors.
[ Amazon Kindle Paperwhite ]
This lightweight Kindle reader is glare-free and waterproof for easy use anywhere. It’s durable, has plenty of storage space, and is compatible with Audible. The light is adjustable and the reader comes in four colors.
The best travel accessories for parents to entertain their children
[ Travel Far and Mad Libs by Anthony Casciano ]
This Mad Libs set has a travel theme and is easy to store in any backpack or suitcase. Includes 48 pages packed with fun word games to keep the whole family busy during long trips.
[ Imagine Ink Coloring Book Bundle (3 Pack) ]
This set includes three coloring books with mess-free markers that will appear on the paper and not on your child’s hands or other surfaces. Peppa Pig stickers are included.
[ Maliton Car Seat Organizer ]
Suitable for all ages, this seat organizer clips around the front seat so backseat passengers can have everything they might need for entertainment within easy reach. This organizer features plenty of pockets plus a tablet sleeve so kids can watch movies or shows hands-free.
[ Buddy Phones Safe Audio School Headphones ]
These over-ear headphones have volume controls to protect children’s ears. They are comfortable and durable with their own travel bag. Wired and wireless versions are available, as well as four color options.
[ Animal Adventure 2-in-1 Stow-n-Throw Cuddle Bud ]
This adorable hug features one of six animal characters and comes with a carrying handle so kids can carry it on the go. The character opens via a zippered compartment to reveal a matching blanket that is machine washable.
[ Amazon Fire 7 Kids Tablet ]
This tablet is designed for kids with access to games, apps, audiobooks, and more with a $4.99 monthly subscription (which is free for the first year). There’s also a two-year warranty, so if your child manages to break it, she’ll be able to get a new one easily. The tablet comes in blue, red or purple.
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