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Baby Travel Checklist

Traveling with a baby can be both exciting and challenging, especially when it comes to packing all the essentials; that’s why my detailed baby travel checklist can make your trip smoother and more enjoyable. 

Hello, my name is Rick, the owner of this website -Templaticity.com.

In this blog post, I will provide you with a detailed list of travel essentials and gear to consider to bring along when traveling with your little one. 

Whether you’re going on a short road trip or a long-haul flight, being well-prepared is key to a successful journey.

To make your travel planning easier, I turned this list into a free downloadable editable packing list that you can customize that includes all the must-have items for your baby for travel. 

This printable travel planner will help you stay organized and ensure that you don’t forget anything important. 

From diapers and wipes to baby, toys and nursing gadgets and supplies, my baby packing list covers everything you need to pack for your little one. With this handy checklist, you can focus on creating lasting memories with your baby without stressing about missing essentials.

Download my free printable checklist of travel essentials and gear to simplify your packing process and make traveling with your baby a breeze. 

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Onto the baby travel checklist for parents with babies or toddlers.

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Getting Around

Weatherproof Stroller Cover

A weatherproof stroller cover shields baby from rain and wind, ensuring safe and comfortable travel outdoors.

Baby Carrier (Lightweight and Compact)

A travel baby carrier offers convenience and comfort for parents on the move with their little one.

Baby Carrier and Backpack

Premium Baby Backpack Carrier by Luvdbaby

Tired of lugging around a stroller all the time? Or breaking your back holding your child in your hands over long walks? A baby carrier backpack for travel provides a comfortable, hands-free solution, convenient, promotes bonding, and supports the baby’s development.

4.6 out of 5 Stars | 1,967 Amazon Reviews (at time of writing)

4.6/5
  • Carry your child safely and comfortably
  • Adjustable to your height to protect your spine
  • Versatile with many pockets including an insulated one for a baby bottle
  • Includes baby changing pad
  • Durable, built to last with high quality waterproof material

Before supplies run out...

Collapsable Travel Backpack

Carry extra essentials easily with a collapsable travel bag that you can insert inside your luggage when packing and then open up later when headed out on your trip.

Car Seat Travel Bag

Protect your expensive car seat from stains, getting dirty or scratched or any other kind of damage with a bag that will cover it specifically designed for travel.

Quick-dry Towels

Quick-dry towels are compact, lightweight, and dry fast, perfect for travel in bad weather and after sweating.  [Click Here] for info and images

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Bathroom & Toiletries

Travel Baby Bath Tub

Inflatable Bathtub by PandaEar

How certain do you feel that the hotel tubs are clean enough for your baby? If you have the space, why not take your own?

4.6 out of 5 Stars | 289 Amazon Reviews (at time of writing)

4.6/5
  • Convenient and versatile size: ideal for babies between 6-36 months
  • Safe non-slip textured bottom
  • Compact for easy packing, deflates easily
  • Soft and gentle material on your baby’s skin.

Before supplies run out...

  • Baby shampoo
  • Baby bath wash
  • Hair brush
  • Toothbrush and toothpaste
  • Nail clippers
  • Hair ties

Baby Diaper Wet/Dry Bags

Mulit-functional Bags by Alvababy

Woops! You’re on the run and you’ve got dirty diapers! Where are you going to put them now? If you have some diaper/multi-use baby bags you won’t have to frantically run around looking where to throw the soiled diapers or any other wet towels. 

4.8 out of 5 Stars | 12,587 Amazon Reviews (at time of writing)

4.6/5
  • Fashionable with a variety of design options
  • Re-usable
  • Versatile with separate double-zipper compartments for both wet and dry towels
  • Waterproof polyester for storing wet items
  • Good storage compacity: 11.5 x 14.5 inches

Before supplies run out...

Clothes & Footwear

  • Pants, bottoms, leggings
  • Shirts, tops
  • Onesies
  • Dresses
  • Rompers
  • Sandals
  • Shoes
  • Jackets
  • Hats
  • PJs

Feeding & Nursing

  • Bottles
  • Nursing cover

Travel Infant Chair

Pop 'N Sit Portable Booster Chair, High Chair by Summer Infant

Ever find yourself in a situation when on the go and the only place to seat your baby is on your lap? This portable baby seat can free your hands and freedom to move around while sitting your baby.

4.6 out of 5 Stars | 25,866 Amazon Reviews (at time of writing)

4.6/5
  • Multi-function: booster, feeding, and floor seat
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Easy-to-carry: includes carrying bag
  • Easy-to-clean dishwasher-safe tray
  • Compact size: just 5 x 15 inches
  • Extra safety features: 3-point safety harness, BPA-free tray, safety straps to attach to an adult chair
  • Keep for a while: fits right for ages 6 months to 3 years

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  • Sippee cups
  • Baby trays and utensils
  • Table mat
  • Nursing cover
  • Breast pump and supplies
  • Nipple cream
  • Nursing bras

Nursing Breastfeeding Pillow

Momcozy Nursing Pillow

Have a restless baby who moves a lot while breastfeeding? Prefer to free your hands up to do other tasks? Why not take your nursing pillow, if you have the packing space?

4.5 out of 5 Stars | 2,380 Amazon Reviews (at time of writing)

4.5/5
  • Great support for proper back posture, eliminates sore backs 
  • Better position your baby for more comfortable feeding for both you and the baby with an adjustable strap
  • Free your hands, save time while you multi-task

Before supplies run out...

Travel Baby Bottle Cooler

Mancro Breastmilk Cooler Bag

You took all that time to fill the bottles, but do you have a place to keep them cold while on the move? Don’t fear going to the beach or the theme parks on a hot day. This travel bottle cooler will do the trick.

4.8 out of 5 Stars | 1,204 Amazon Reviews (at time of writing)

4.8/5
  • Large capacity: 8.66 x 7 x 8..66 inches for storing most bottle sizes or even cans or lunches
  • High-quality insulation: water-resistant outer layer, leak-proof polyester inner lining
  • Smart design for carrying o a stroller
  • Includes ice pack

Before supplies run out...

  • Portable baby formula dispenser

Travel Baby Bottle Warmer

Tommee Tippee Closer to Nature Portable Travel Baby Bottle Warmer

Ever find yourself asking a restaurant or hotel for hot water and a cup to heat your baby’s milk? But then the water cools off fast? A portable bottle warmer bottle can solve those problems.

4.6 out of 5 Stars | 11,930 Amazon Reviews (at time of writing)

4.6/5
  • Secure and safe: leak-proof, will not let hot water seep out
  • Thermal insulation maintains its warm temperature
  • Travel-friendly size
  • Food safe- BPA free

Before supplies run out...

  • Washable bibs
  • Burp clothes
  • Snack catcher
  • Pacifiers & clips
  • Storage bags

Travel Baby Bottle Warmer

Tommee Tippee Closer to Nature Portable Travel Baby Bottle Warmer

Ever find yourself asking a restaurant or hotel for hot water and a cup to heat your baby’s milk? But then the water cools off fast? A portable bottle warmer bottle can solve those problems.

4.6 out of 5 Stars | 11,930 Amazon Reviews (at time of writing)

4.6/5
  • Secure and safe: leak-proof, will not let hot water seep out
  • Thermal insulation maintains its warm temperature
  • Travel-friendly size
  • Food safe- BPA free

Before supplies run out...

  • Washable bibs
  • Burp clothes
  • Snack catcher
  • Pacifiers & clips
  • Storage bags

Clean Up

Diaper Backpack

BabbleRoo Diaper Bag Backpack

Perhaps this is your single most important piece of luggage. When it matters most, make sure you have all the essentials for changing your baby.

4.8 out of 5 Stars | 25,541 Amazon Reviews (at time of writing)

4.8/5
  • Plenty of storage and can even hold laptops and tablets
  • Sleek design with a variety of fashionable chic options
  • Durable and comfortable
  • Versatile makes for a great hospital bag or regular travel bag

Before supplies run out...

  • Sani-wipes and dispenser
  • Dish soap
  • Diapers/pull ups
  • Dirty diaper bag
  • Burp cloth
  • Diaper rash cream
  • Changing pad
  • Bottle cleaner/sanitizer
  • Laundry bag

Sleeping

Portable Crib & Play Pen

Pamo Babe Portable Crib

Feeling a little quizzy about the cleanliness of the crib that the hotel wants to lend you? Instead pack your own foldable portable crib.

4.6 out of 5 Stars | 3,340 Amazon Reviews (at time of writing)

4.8/5
  • Easy to assemble
  • Compact folding for easy packing
  • Safe with plenty of support for toddlers up to 33 lbs
  • Air-flow mesh design with soft comfortable mattress

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  • Crib sheets
  • Travel blankets
  • Swaddle blankets
  • Travel pillow
  • Cooling blanket
  • Sleeping bag

White Noise Machine

Momcozy Baby Sound Machine

Does your baby have trouble sleeping in strange, new places? If you want to rest yourself and conserve energy for your long-awaited trip then consider inducing your child to sleep with a white noise machine.

4.4 out of 5 Stars | 3,371 Amazon Reviews (at time of writing)

4.4/5
  • Variety of sounds
  • Smart technology that uses an app
  • Night light adds another dimension of soothing sleep aid
  • Convenient use via the app to adjust remotely from another room
  • Customizable by light color, brightness, sound, and volume

Before supplies run out...

Baby Monitor with Night Vision

HelloBaby Baby Monitor

Trouble relaxing or sleeping because you’re worried that your baby can’t sleep or isn’t feeling right? Watch remotely from the other room and enjoy your trip.

4.4 out of 5 Stars | 7,818 Amazon Reviews (at time of writing)

4.4/5
  • Wide panning range of 355 degrees
  • Easy-to-view 5″ screen
  • Easy to set up
  • No wifi needed
  • Multi-features provide you peace of mind: two-way audio to speak with your baby, temperature monitor and alert, night vision, sound level indicator

Before supplies run out...

Portable Toddler Cot

Regalo Portable Toddler Bed

Not enough space for everyone to sleep? Or perhaps you want privacy to sleep as a couple? 

4.6 out of 5 Stars | 15,503 Amazon Reviews (at time of writing)

4.6/5
  • No setup up required, folds open and shut
  • Strong and sturdy, made with steel poles that hold up to 75 lbs
  • Comfortable with large sleeping surface and includes a fitted sheet for added coziness
  • Lightweight
  • Versatile: can be used for sleepovers too

Before supplies run out...

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Health

No-Touch Thermometer

GoodBaby Digital Thermometer

Getting sick or just overheated? Be ready. Have a thermometer on hand for emergencies so you know if a trip to the clinic is the right move.

4.6 out of 5 Stars | 95,582 Amazon Reviews (at time of writing)

4.8/5
  • Reliable and accurate- clinically tested
  • Fast and easy to read
  • Advanced technology allows for in-and-out use for even the squirmiest of children
  • Versatile use for adults and kids alike

Before supplies run out...

  • First aid kit
  • Prescription meds
  • Upset stomach meds
  • Baby aspirin
  • Baby ear drops
  • Infant saline drops
  • Infant cold and congestion meds
  • Vitamins
  • Baby sunscreen
  • Baby bug repellent
  • Ointment

White Noise Machine

Momcozy Baby Sound Machine

Does your baby have trouble sleeping in strange, new places? If you want to rest yourself and conserve energy for your long-awaited trip then consider inducing your child to sleep with a white noise machine.

4.4 out of 5 Stars | 3,371 Amazon Reviews (at time of writing)

4.4/5
  • Variety of sounds
  • Smart technology that uses an app
  • Night light adds another dimension of soothing sleep aid
  • Convenient use via the app to adjust remotely from another room
  • Customizable by light color, brightness, sound, and volume

Before supplies run out...

Baby Monitor with Night Vision

HelloBaby Baby Monitor

Trouble relaxing or sleeping because you’re worried that your baby can’t sleep or isn’t feeling right? Watch remotely from the other room and enjoy your trip.

4.4 out of 5 Stars | 7,818 Amazon Reviews (at time of writing)

4.4/5
  • Wide panning range of 355 degrees
  • Easy-to-view 5″ screen
  • Easy to set up
  • No wifi needed
  • Multi-features provide you peace of mind: two-way audio to speak with your baby, temperature monitor and alert, night vision, sound level indicator

Before supplies run out...

Portable Toddler Cot

Regalo Portable Toddler Bed

Not enough space for everyone to sleep? Or perhaps you want privacy to sleep as a couple? 

4.6 out of 5 Stars | 15,503 Amazon Reviews (at time of writing)

4.6/5
  • No setup up required, folds open and shut
  • Strong and sturdy, made with steel poles that hold up to 75 lbs
  • Comfortable with large sleeping surface and includes a fitted sheet for added coziness
  • Lightweight
  • Versatile: can be used for sleepovers too

Before supplies run out...

Documents

Family Travel Document Wallet

Holifesy Family Document Organizer

Ever have that fear that you forgot your passports or other valuable travel docs? Or you know you brought them but in all the chaos of running out the door you just don’t remember where you put them?

4.7 out of 5 Stars | 4,518 Amazon Reviews (at time of writing)

4.7/5
  • Large capacity to hold your family’s docs
  • Easy access where on your wrist or strap around your body
  • Protection from weather and hackers – RFID 

Before supplies run out...

  • Birth certificate
  • Passport/VISA
  • Allergy list
  • List of current meds
  • Medical history
  • Permission to fly letter (for single parents)
  • Travel insurance policy
  • Emergency contacts list

Weatherproof Doc Protector

Roloway Weatherproof Doc Protector

Keep your docs safe while on the go on your trip, or in the hotel and return home safely with peace of mind.

4.7 out of 5 Stars | 894 Amazon Reviews (at time of writing)

4.7/5
  • Premium protection against fire, rain, and spills
  • Large capacity to hold the docs that matter most while on the run
  • Easy-to-carry strap

Before supplies run out...

Hidden RFID Travel Wallet

Neck Travel Wallet by Hero

Keep the most essential docs, money and credit cards hidden and safe from hackers. This is the safest way to protect your finances while on the go during your trip.

4.7 out of 5 Stars | 6,376 Amazon Reviews (at time of writing)

4.7/5
  • Hands-free travel pouch
  • Easy to access, just pull out from inside your shirt
  • Protect from hackers with RFID lining
  • Plenty of pockets for storing docs, IDs, credit cards, cash, and phones

Before supplies run out...

Swimming

Beach Tent

Family Beach Tent by Osoeri

Trust me, you don’t want to risk getting sunburned. DO NOT just lay on the beach without protection. When I drive to the Florida Gulf Coast from Orlando I take a beach tent. Keep all your belongings underneath and provide a comfortable and memorable experience for your family.

4.4 out of 5 Stars | 423 Amazon Reviews (at time of writing)

4.4/5
  • Large size covers your whole family
  • Allows for breeze to keep cool
  • Windproof – includes bags to fill with beach sand
  • Quick and easy setup
  • Lightweight and compact to pack
  • Protective against sun rays

Before supplies run out...

  • Swim diapers
  • Swim suit
  • Swim hat
  • Baby sunglasses
  • Floaties/life jacket
  • Baby beach chair
  • Beach toys
  • Waterproof backpack
  • Beach towels

Beach Wagon

Collapsable Wagon with Big Wheels for the Sand by Uyitour

You parked near the beach- great! Now how do you plan on taking all your possessions to the actual beach? Without a collapsable wagon it will be quite the choir. AND without big wheels designed to roll on the sand it will quite the exercise. Trust me, found that out a few times on the beaches here in Florida.

4.5 out of 5 Stars | 321 Amazon Reviews (at time of writing)

4.5/5
  • Rolls easily on sandy thanks to the wide, big wheels
  • Durable, capable of hauling a heavy load due to its steel pole frame
  • Large capacity- take it all in one haul
  • Compact – folds up into your rental car
  • Versatile – use for camping or family cookouts

Before supplies run out...

  • Portable inflatable pool

Miscellaneous

Portable Travel Safe

Portable Locked Case by Amazon Basics

Since when do you feel safe keeping your valuables behind at the hotel or Air BnB? Leave with peace of mind knowing you have added protection for the items that will bring you back home safely.

4.5 out of 5 Stars | 8,722 Amazon Reviews (at time of writing)

4.5/5
  • Safeguards valuable docs, cash, credit cards, and IDs
  • Locks securely around immovable objects like beds or other furniture
  • Compact for travel storage
  • Combination lock prevents the loss of keys

Before supplies run out...

  • Compression packing cubes
  • Luggage locks
  • Batteries
  • Chapstick
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Anti-theft wallet

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