Babies Abroad – Tips for a Hassle-Free Holiday

Summer is almost upon us and with it the prospect of our annual jaunt to warmer climes. This year we will be boarding a plane and heading off to Tenerife for a week of sun, sea and sand. I’m excited on many counts but not least because this is our first summer holiday with Sophie who will be just seven months old. I’ve heard lots of people say that they wouldn’t take a baby to a hot country and that’s entirely understandable but I say, you are missing out! Not only is it perfectly possible to do, it can also be a really enjoyable experience. All you need is a bit of advanced planning and you will be enjoying your hassle free holiday in no time.

Top Tips For Taking Your Baby Abroad

The Flight

  • Keep your baby comfortable whilst travelling by dressing them in their pyjamas or Babygro. This is not a fashion parade and the more comfortable your baby is the better. Save the cute dresses for the actual holiday.
  • Pack enough food so that even if your flight is delayed, you will have enough. Babies food and drink is not subject to the same luggage allowance rules as everything else so pack as much as you need. Convenience is the best option, you will not win any prizes for bringing your own homemade butternut squash pureé. Buy a few ready-made pouches and try before you leave so you know your baby likes them.
  • If you are bottle feeding, pre-order ready-made cartons of formula to the Boots the Chemist store at your airport (the one after security) otherwise you will be stopped and asked to try the milk at security. It’s a lot easier to pre-order them and pick them up the other side. This is a holiday after all.
  • Bring along a few of your baby’s favourite toys as well as a new one for the novelty factor.
  • Try to feed your baby on take off and landing to ease any earache they may feel.
  • Take sachets of Calpol and Ibruprofen in  your hand luggage just in case.
  • It goes without saying that you will have a spare change of clothes for your baby but also bring a spare top for yourself. I learned this the hard way after one too many flights smelling of baby puke.

Feeding your baby on holiday

This was my number one concern when I first travelled abroad with a baby. I had so many questions; can I use the water? Which bottled water will I need to buy? How will I sterilise bottles etc. Of course, if you are breastfeeding then this won’t apply but if you are bottle feeding your little one there are a few things you need to know and prepare for:

  • Use either bottled water or ready-made up cartons of formula
  • If you use bottled water to make up a feed, check the label to make sure the water contains:
    • less than 200 milligrams (mg) a litre of sodium (also written as Na)
    • no more than 250mg a litre of sulphate (also written as SO or SO4)
  • Double check that you are buying still, not sparkling water – an easy mistake to make
  • Instead of taking your electric steam steriliser with you, it is easier to take disposable steriliser bags. I use ones that I buy from Amazon – a 7 day supply is about £11.
  • Remember to pack a vacuum flask that will hold hot water and some small plastic containers to hold the formula powder in. It is so easy to fill with hot water and then make up your bottle as and when you need it during the day.

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Sun Protection

  • It is worth investing in a good quality sun cream for your baby with an SPF 50+ even though they should not be sitting in direct sunlight at all. You can still burn in the shade or in the swimming pool.  I will also be taking an after sun lotion just in case. Always test the sun cream on a small patch of skin before you travel – you don’t want to arrive and find out they are allergic to the cream.
  • A sun tent for the beach will provide good protection and shade – they usually fold up into quite a compact size so will be easy enough to bring with you.
  • Sun suits are a must – don’t bother with those cute little swimsuits or trunks. You need a neck to ankle swim suit, with built in SPF and a good protective sun hat.

Packing

  • Bring enough nappies for the first few days. After that, you can buy them in a local supermarket. I advise you to bring your own swim nappies though as these can often be expensive abroad.
  • Bring your own first aid kit with medicines, plasters, anti-septic wipes, thermometer – the lot. You probably won’t need it, but you’ll be glad you brought it if you do!
  • A universal bath plug – many accommodations only have a shower. Pop the plug in and run the shower and  you have made a little bath for your baby.

What are your top tips for hassle-free holidays with a baby? I’d love to hear from you so leave a comment in the box below.

xxx

 

 

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  1. Emma
    May 17, 2016 / 7:32 pm

    We recently travelled long haul with our then 3 month old. She’s bottle fed and interestingly we weren’t once at any airport (two U.K. And Canada) asked to test her formula. I’d been worried about this before we travelled and outbound ordered premade to collect after security in London, but packed water in flasks (I knew it would stay warm enough) with powder in pots and a few premade bottles with disposable teats. These are expensive but a godsend for a few reasons – first they’re only 70ml so fit in the usual liquid limit no questions asked. Second on the long haul we got hit by turbulence mid flight just as my daughter needed fed – I couldn’t get to my bottle (in cold water steriliser!!) but had kept one of these in front of me and didn’t need me to get up! But back to the big bottles (200ml) coming home was a bit trickier time wise and flight times so I risked taking them them through and I wasn’t made to open them abroad or back going through London heathrow to our uk connection – they put them through a special machine that scans them – kept totally sterile and they did the same outbound with my water as well – no need to open! Not sure if that’s new but might but minds at rest! My other top tips for feeding is a Milton solo travel steriliser which can be used in microwave and also as a cold water steriliser – it was bigger than I thought but still fitted in my change bag to travel! Also microwave steriliser bags – I also love the cold water daily ones but they’re heavy and can be tricky and if spilt a few, plus expensive, so the microwave bags were great if you’ve got acces to a microwave 🙂 ! Also I did not know this until we got there but heathrow T3 has a family room with child play area and quiet room! Not exactly the most modern and swanky of facilities but it was a welcomed rest area and somewhere safe and quiet to feed! Off on our travels again in July – this time she’ll be 6months so we’ll see how it goes this time 🙂 thanks for the tips!! X

  2. May 17, 2016 / 8:03 pm

    Very sensible tips, the disposable steriliser bags have saved us on a few holidays as have pre-sterilised bottles you can buy from Boots etc. (good for camping or a couple of days driving across the continent). We took our just turned 1 year old twins and their older brother skiing at Easter and it was such a nightmare getting everyone out of the house and on the road on the way out that we just ‘lifted’ the kids from their beds at the last minute (when all the car was packed etc) on the return leg and then got them dressed at the first (brekkie) stop of the day. It worked really well as we had done about an hour and a half’s driving down the mountain and they were still dozing. Just as long as you’re prepared to get up at about 5am! Tenerife sounds lovely – I bet you can’t wait.
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  3. Julia
    May 18, 2016 / 6:02 am

    This is such a helpful article. We took our youngest baby to Spain & did most of the things you mention, all had s wonderful time, no sunburn/ sunstroke or upset tummies! Thomas Cooke couldn’t have been more helpful& flight/ holiday were very relaxing

  4. May 19, 2016 / 12:46 pm

    This is such a useful post! I wish I’d known about pre-ordering formula from the Boots at the airport when I went away with my son when he was 15 months old. I had to open and taste the bottles we’d taken with us and it wasn’t that pleasant! x #TheList

  5. May 19, 2016 / 9:36 pm

    A friend told me (if people are visiting relatives/friends abroad and flying with an airline that charges extra for cases) is to ship larger/heavier items over before you go. A 15kg package has just cost her £14 to send to Spain verses a £30 each way checked case!
    These are fantastic tips- we’re also taking a baby away for the first time this year and I’m slightly nervous. Don’t know why- people obviously have children in every country so it should be okay. I hadn’t thought of taking a bath plug for the shower, that’s genius! I’ve seen the amazon sterilising pouches and will definitely be taking some, so much handier than bulky plastic. Also- ordering the milk to arrive at the airport is something I hadn’t considered, that’s a great fuss-free recommendation.
    Now to have a browse online for some cute UV protection babywear!x
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    • May 20, 2016 / 6:30 pm

      I’m so glad you’ve found it useful lovely 🙂 Good idea for getting heavy items across if you are visiting friends/family! I will have to remember that one! Have a brilliant time in France and let us know how you got on x

      • May 21, 2016 / 9:29 am

        I’m having a return journey here #fortheloveofBLOG ! From looking at UV protective sun suits I fell down the black hole of Google and have been looking at sun tents. Think this would be a great idea for beach visits so going to take the plunge if I can find a reasonably priced one that folds up quite small! Perfect for lazy days at the beach without having to worry about finding a spot with the right amount of sun (for me) and shade (for her)!
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  6. May 21, 2016 / 7:14 am

    Great tips, it can be so daunting holidaying with a baby but is usually better than you think. #fortheloveofblog

  7. May 21, 2016 / 7:14 am

    This is sooooo useful. I left this open for Mother as we are going on our first hols to Italy later this year and she is already getting stressed about what to take for me. She didn’t even know steriliser bags existed so she’ll be ordering some of them, and she’ll be stocking up departure-side from the chemist. A great tip about a spare top for her as well. One thing she was conscious of was booking flights around my routine to make it as easy as possible. Your ideas are very much appreciated x #fortheloveofBLOG

    • May 21, 2016 / 10:27 am

      Tell Mother to prepare, then relax and enjoy 🙂 x

  8. May 21, 2016 / 7:18 am

    Some great tips, thank you! We haven’t ventured abroad yet with Baby Lifhty but I know I’ll be using these tips when we do! Thanks for hosting #fortheloveofBLOG 🙂 xxx
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  9. May 21, 2016 / 7:32 am

    Really useful advice! (And I’m so glad our youngest is out of thi stage now!) We took all of ours away as babies and it’s eassier than you think – I thought we would have to abandon holidays abroad for years, but you’re right – just go for it!

    Thanks for sharing #fortheloveofBLOG

  10. May 21, 2016 / 7:41 am

    All good ideas and tips. I’ve travelled with mine since babies. I found a long haul with 3 different planes, with a toddler a really hard one as I was so afraid of going to sleep and him waking up and going on a wander. Long haul solo is tough!

    mainy

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    • May 21, 2016 / 10:27 am

      Yes it is! I think four hours is my max length under the age of one x

  11. May 21, 2016 / 7:50 am

    Another good tip for older babies is a little bag full of sensory thinks like beads, keyrings – things they can pull out and explore one at a time – takes up time! 🙂 #fortheloveofBLOG
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  12. May 21, 2016 / 8:10 am

    I wish I had known this when my daughter was little! I might have actually dared to take her on holiday! xx

  13. May 21, 2016 / 8:13 am

    That pre ordering is so slick! When we went away with the baby we took milton sterilising tablets, I hadn’t discovered the bags #fortheloveofBLOG

  14. May 21, 2016 / 8:25 am

    great tips, when we went abroad with our son at 9months I packed LOADS Of cheap vests for during the day time that way when they were smothered in sun cream or food etc I could just throw them away saved nicer outfits for photo opportunities in the evening! take a few sun hats as they get dropped/left behind etc. really helpful post especially about the contents of bottled water xx #fortheloveofBLOG
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    • May 21, 2016 / 10:26 am

      Vests sound like a great idea because sun cream ruins and stains everything doesn’t it! x

  15. May 21, 2016 / 8:53 am

    Really helpful post. We had a bad experience when we first went abroad with our then 9month old. Family were feeding him little tit-bits of restaurant food at the table and he ended up in hospital on a drip with gastroenteritis- not ideal! Needless to say we waited for our second to be well past weaning stage before venturing abroad again! I didn’t even know there was such a thing as a universal bath plug, think might get one for myself #fortheloveofBLOG
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    • May 21, 2016 / 10:25 am

      Oh no you poor things! I am just going to have started weaning Sophie when we leave so I will be packing lots of Ella’s kitchen pouches to be honest – don’t want to risk the all inclusive buffet foods because you just never know do you! x

  16. May 21, 2016 / 8:57 am

    This is such a handy post. We are going on holiday in June although only in the UK, but the tips on sunscreen and the sunsuits are great – I didn’t even think about the sun suit so I’m going to have to get one. xx #fortheloveofBLOG

  17. May 21, 2016 / 9:06 am

    Such great tips! I had to travel with a 5 month year old and a three year old on my own and the plane was delayed. I hadn’t prepared for this and it became a nightmare so I really agree with the point you make about taking extra! Always take extra 🙂 #fortheloveofblog
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  18. May 21, 2016 / 9:16 am

    I don’t have a baby but this is a very thorough, informative post that would make a great resource. Happy holidaying #fortheloveofBLOG

  19. May 21, 2016 / 9:34 am

    so wish I’d known you when mine were small – would have saved me heaps of hassle. Mine are too old now and the only thing I need to worry about is that they’ve packed more than just a bikini – the pickles that they are! and ensure that they have access to wi-fi and chargers are a necessity! Though this list is brilliant, I think you should include a little section for you otherwise baby all sorted and mummy has just the clothes she travelled in – a mummy list for next post!! #fortheloveofBLOG
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    • May 21, 2016 / 10:23 am

      I have teens too so I know how you feel! I have a list for Mummy in the pipeline funnily enough and it includes more than just Gin lol x

  20. May 21, 2016 / 9:44 am

    I get super stressed out about travelling, something I inherited from my father, convinced I will forget something despite check, check, checking a million times and leaving hours in advance in case I miss a train or plane. We are taking our baby abroad for the first time in July and I am already panicking. No, really! #fortheloveofBLOG

  21. May 21, 2016 / 11:03 am

    My children are a bit older now, but this information would have been very helpful to know when they were little. I have found over the years that others mum’s are the best sources of information for things like this.
    #fortheloveofBLOG
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  22. May 21, 2016 / 11:29 am

    I am beyond this stage now but reading your post reminded me just what a lot there is to remember when travelling with little ones, it requires military precision planning doesn’t it? I agree with you though, it shouldn’t discourage people from travelling. It is all perfectly doable. The all in one sun suit and pop up sun tent were a god-send when mine were younger. #fortheloveofBLOG

  23. May 21, 2016 / 12:17 pm

    I have already made a note of these tips and ours hasn’t even arrived yet, let alone holidaying! The order to boots on the post-security side is inspired and surely works for a number of other things.

    Any tips for taking a 33 week pregnant wife to Cornwall for a week?

  24. The Tale of Mummyhood
    May 21, 2016 / 12:39 pm

    Great post! Very helpful and informative, I wasn’t aware that you could pre-order bottles at the airport!
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  25. May 21, 2016 / 12:55 pm

    great tips 🙂 we found the sterilisation bags great. unfortunately my son got ill on our first (and last) trip abroad and we ended up with him on antibiotics and visiting the doc each day :/ #fortheloveofBLOG
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  26. May 21, 2016 / 1:33 pm

    wow good tips! you sound fully prepared! enjoy your holiday #fortheloveofBLOG

  27. May 21, 2016 / 1:58 pm

    Lots of great tips. I will be sure to share this with my friends that have babies. I have a toddler and a 6 year old so I am out of the baby stage (for now). Great post! #fortheloveofBLOG

  28. May 21, 2016 / 2:50 pm

    Some really good tips, especially about the universal plug! We’ll need these in a few weeks so I will be bookmarking this post 🙂

  29. May 21, 2016 / 4:33 pm

    Fab tips! I have a couple of others: Only pack re-closable food – I had a ‘jobs-worth’ security guard who made me open both fruit pots I’d packed which basically meant they then had to be consumed (baby was quite happy to oblige!). Since then I only used the ‘Ella’s Kitchen’ type pouches. Take a dressing-gown type towel as these are really handy (and continue to be -mine are now 5, 7 & 10) to wrap up in-between dips in the pool. xx #fortheloveofBLOG
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    • May 22, 2016 / 6:05 pm

      Good idea! I was thinking about taking the Ella’s kitchen pouches as I don’t want to risk the all inclusive buffet so I will definitely be trying them out now. A dressing-gown towel sounds like a really good idea too! Great tips thanks for sharing them x

  30. May 21, 2016 / 5:46 pm

    Thanks for writing this post. Its very helpful to a new mum like me. We are not going abroad this year but we are going up country in July so some of these tips will be very helpful xx

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  31. May 21, 2016 / 6:25 pm

    Great tips, and some that people might not think of, like taking a thermos flask. Thankfully we are past the ‘take everything but the kitchen sink’ phase now, but one thing we found immensely useful was a little food mill, I think it was by Babydan, where you put your own food in the top, turn the handle, and it all comes out of the bottom end minced up and ready for baby to eat. Brilliant! It meant we could eat out rather than cooking, and our baby got fresh food too. #FortheloveofBLOG

  32. May 21, 2016 / 6:30 pm

    Great post – really informative! Thank you! Our little man is 19 months and we have taken him abroad three times now and done many of the things you suggest but there are others we didn’t think of. Great tip about the bath plug! When we went to Malta the first time (he was 7 months) we found a company that hired travel systems, bouncy chairs, play mats, UV tents ect. They did us a really good deal for 5 items for the week which meant we did have to pack any of it and they met us at the airport! We just used the baby carrier at Gatwick so we didn’t even have to take the buggy (we hired the travel system the other end).
    Thank you for hosting. X #fortheloveofBLOG
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  33. May 21, 2016 / 6:56 pm

    This is so good! Such useful ideas…the universal bath plug is not something I’d never heard of before, sounds brilliant. And I love the pictures you’ve used, makes me really want a holiday now. #fortheloveofBLOG
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  34. May 21, 2016 / 8:00 pm

    You have thought of everything! I’m sure that you will be absolutely fine taking your daughter on her first holiday abroad, I definitely agree with you that there is no reason to miss out just because people say not to take baby to a hot country – you never know Sophie may love it! We are going away in two week, and I am very excited, I have a 3 page pack list – broken down into hold and carry on luggage for each of us. Thanks for the tips on the sun suit for the beach, I am going to hunt one down tomorrow, although I am struggling to find one in 12-18 months (our 10 month old is big). The other things that I would recommend is a pop-up tent for the beach, we are going to buy when we get there. We are also hiring a travel seat and car seat from an English company who operate in Spain. Thanks for being a fab co-host. Claire x #fortheloveofBLOG
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  35. May 21, 2016 / 8:22 pm

    Such useful post. I don’t imagine that I’ll be going abroad anytime soon, we are concentrating on UK holidays for the foreseable future. Great tip in the nappies though, we’re planning a week away and I really don’t have to take enough for the whole week, I can buy some more when I get there, we’re not leaving the country after all! #fortheloveofblog
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  36. May 21, 2016 / 9:37 pm

    What!?? You can pre order milk to be delivered to the airport Boots??? Why did I not know this!! Totally agree with all the above. Good idea on the universal plug…mine end up bathed in the sink (or sea…) #fortheloveofBLOG
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  37. May 21, 2016 / 10:57 pm

    My kids are older now but this is an extremely useful post for those with babies. There are quite a few things I wouldn’t have thought of! Thanks for sharing. #fortheloveofblog

  38. May 22, 2016 / 6:12 am

    This is so super helpful for anyone travelling with a baby. I’m sure I read somewhere not to long ago that the whole factor 50 think wasn’t advised because it completely blocks any vitamin D getting into the skin and for sensitive skin/babies factor 30 was enough? I don’t know how true that is personally and I can’t use the stuff myself anyway as I’m allergic! Just the whole thought of taking all the bottles, sterilising etc stuff is giving me a headache haha, one thing I’m glad for when we travel now my daughter is older! #fortheloveofblog
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  39. May 22, 2016 / 6:27 am

    This is a great list, really comprehensive. I didnt know you could get sterilised bags from amazon. I wish I had known that when the boys were younger. There is only one issue now, after I have read your post. I really want to go on holiday.. ha ha. xxx #fortheloveofBLOG
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  40. May 22, 2016 / 6:34 am

    We’ve not flown with L yet, not through lack of desire, just opportunity. But we’ve taken him on holidays since he was born, long car journeys, tents, boats, Caravans you name it. Just takes planning. And a lot of snacks. snacks, back up snacks, emergency snacks and back up emergency snacks! I love the top about ordering some bits to a Boots after security, I would have never thought of that. #fortheloveofBLOG
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  41. May 22, 2016 / 8:02 am

    We’re taking Little B on a plane for the first time this year. To be honest I’m dreading it! #fortheloveofBLOG

  42. May 22, 2016 / 8:14 am

    I travelled abroad to Spain with my little boy (then 10 months old) and vowed never to do it again until he was at least 3. I spent the whole time really stressed out and just decided it wasn’t worth it until he was a bit older. Trips round the UK it is for us for the next year… #fortheloveofBLOG
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  43. May 22, 2016 / 11:03 am

    I do everything the hard way (and cheapest) I took my two boys on a cheap Disneyland Paris trip when they were 1 & 5 and funnily enough we were looking at the pics only yesterday and neither of them can remember it so was a pointless exercise really. I don’t know what I was thinking when we went on this trip, it was a cheapy back of the local paper job and we travelled on a coach (oh yes we did) and it was £279 for the 4 of us, which was all we could afford back then, the boys were so well behaved and we were given the back row to spread out a bit, I was 25 at the time so up for the challenge at 41 I wouldnt even attempt it! It was a really great holiday though apart from the travelling and Paris was amazing, woudl like to do it again with a bit more luxury this time!

    • May 22, 2016 / 5:57 pm

      Oh my goodness that sounds very brave! Not sure I would have been as brave with two littlies. At least you have made great memories for yourself, even if they don’t remember it! x

  44. May 22, 2016 / 2:03 pm

    I could have done with this blog three years ago! But it’s great, I think you’ve got everything covered 🙂 we survived two holidays when little legs was a baby and it’s not as bad as everyone imagines. In two weeks we’re going for the first time with a walking, talking small human and I’m more aprehensive about that than I was about taking him as a baby. That might have something to do with the tantrums…! I’m just trying not to think about it for now 🙂 Thanks for hosting a great linky #fortheloveofBLOG
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  45. May 23, 2016 / 4:41 am

    Fab tips! I never knew you can pre-orde formula and the plug idea is great! I also always take a couple of pairs of shorts and t-shirts in hand luggage for mine just in CD-R butting happens to the big cases!#fortheloveofBLOG

  46. May 23, 2016 / 10:17 am

    Very useful info! Will check back when preparing for our holiday abroad in September 🙂

  47. May 23, 2016 / 10:26 am

    Oops I forgot to spread the #fortheloveofblog love… I’m pretty new to this!
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  48. May 23, 2016 / 3:06 pm

    Fantastic tips, I always found the getting off the plane and to the arrivals to collect our buggy the hardest so carried either a hippy seat or a baby carrier for that part of the journey.

  49. Nige
    May 23, 2016 / 6:28 pm

    Great tips very informative #bigpinklive

  50. May 23, 2016 / 7:05 pm

    Great post. It can seem so daunting but actually, flying with a baby isn’t bad at all. It’s when they hit toddler-dom that the real fun starts! 😉 I hope you have a lovely holiday, sounds wonderful and I know how amazing the first beach holiday with a little one is. #bigpinklink

  51. May 23, 2016 / 8:53 pm

    We’ve ordered food and milk from Boots at the airport before – it’s so handy! We travelled with our first daughter when she was 9 months old and our second when she was 11 months – I know some people thought we were crazy but I found it was easier travelling with a baby rather than a toddler! #fortheloveofblog

  52. May 24, 2016 / 1:59 am

    Great information Fi especially about things to bring on a flight. We arent going abroad but out of state soon that requires flying and Im a nervous wreck. Love the tip on wearing pajamas. Would be so much more comfortable. And I love the swim suits with long sleeves and sun protection. A must with my little redhead.
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  53. May 25, 2016 / 8:15 am

    Really excellent advice here. I have done almost all of this when travelling with babies when mine were smaller. Really useful for anyone off for first time with baby #KCACOLS

  54. May 25, 2016 / 11:21 am

    Such great tips! Especially the universal bath plug, I’d never have thought of those! I’d also recommend taking those little bottles of concentrated squash things, I’m sure they have a specific name but I can’t remember it, because if you have a toddler that loves a juice like I do, it’s almost impossible to find cordial abroad and too much fresh fruit juice is not good for them – I know from experience. Great post! X #fortheloveofblog

  55. May 25, 2016 / 1:24 pm

    Some really great tips here – I had no idea you could order milk to pick up at the Boots the the other side of check in, that is a fantastically useful piece of information! We went to Italy when my son was 5 months and it was a great adventure, and he still slept enough that we could enjoy some time in sun with a book while he chilled in the covered pram! Hope you have a great holiday and thanks for hosting! #fortheloveofBlog

  56. May 27, 2016 / 12:13 pm

    I’ve never been abroad with the kids because Mikey’s food allergies, but these are really great helpful tips 🙂
    Laura xx

    Thanks so much for linking up at #KCACOLS. Hope you come back again next Sunday:)
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  57. May 27, 2016 / 5:17 pm

    I have never been abroad with a baby but I can see how useful these tips would be for parents who are about to take one. #KCACOLS

  58. June 17, 2016 / 11:37 pm

    I am storing up as many tips as possible in preparation for our first holiday. It’s not booked yet as we’ve been waiting 8 weeks for a passport! I’ve travelled loads pre-baby, but this will be a altogether different one, so these tips are great! x

  59. January 24, 2017 / 12:08 pm

    Some great points here – thanks!

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