What to pack for a cold holiday
Traveling with kids can be stressful, especially if you’re not sure what you need to bring. Whether you’re gearing up for a road trip or catching a flight overseas, we’ve got a strategic packing list that will keep your little one happy, healthy, and warm and toasty while on the go.
When it comes to traveling with kids, there are three rules that you must follow: Keep them warm. Keep them fed. Keep them entertained. Because let’s be honest – there’s no better recipe for a tantrum than a cold, hungry and bored toddler in the middle of an airport.
In an effort to help make your next vacation as painless as possible, we’ve compiled a list of warm and versatile clothes that wear, wash and pack well, along with gear that will keep everyone well rested, well fed and able to enjoy the scenery along the way.
What to pack
HART + LAND Footed Bodysuit: HART + LAND’s organic footed bodysuits are comfy enough for sleep, but also stylish enough for a day of sightseeing with the family.
Go Gently Nation Rib Thermal Tee: Perfect for layering or worn on its own, Go Gently Nation Rib Thermal Tee is a must have for when the weather is unpredictable.
Go Gently Nation Panel Hoodie + Track Pants: When it comes to travel outfits,Go Gently Nation’s Hoodie/Track Pant combo won’t wrinkle in your suitcase, have an elastic waistband for comfort and are a gender neutral color making them perfect for any jet setting tot.
HART + LAND Dinosaur PJs: HART + LAND’s Kids PJs are not only super stylish, they’re cozy enough for a long haul flight or road trip.
Malbi Sylfaen Ribbed Shirt + Rhesi Dungarees: Made from extra fine Merino wool, Malbi’s ribbed shirt and dungarees make for an extra cute, comfortable and warm day outfit.
Toastie Waterproof Raincoat: Sustainably produced, the Töastie Raincoat is the perfect all-year-round coat for babies through to big kids.
Levi’s Personalized Trucker Jacket: Fun and versatile, this classic Levi’s trucker goes with pretty much anything. Add your tot’s name, initials or favorite word to create something they’ll treasure for years to come.
Rylee + Cru Ribbed Leggings: Made of a heavy rib knit to provide warmth and durability, Rylee + Cru’s Solid Rib Tights are an absolute must-have when it comes to cool-weather wardrobe essentials.
Gear to take
Birdling Bags – The Weekender: Keeping all of your baby’s stuff together in one place is a great way to minimize stress when traveling. With 16 pockets, it’s also a fantastic hospital bag or for staying organized on a road trip or long haul flight.
fridababy MediFrida: The MediFrida delivers the full dose through a soft, familiar paci that sends medicine to the side of the cheek, bypassing baby’s taste buds to prevent messy spit-ups.
Innovo Thermometer: The only thermometer that you will ever need. The Innovo Thermometer measures temperature via forehead (suitable for all ages) or ear (recommended for children over 1 year old). Just press Head for forehead measurement and Ear for ear measurement with results displayed on screen instantly.
HART + LAND Organic Blanket: Made from 100% organic pima cotton, the HART + LAND Organic blanket is a travel essential. It can be used for bedtime, tummy-time, keeping warm on a road trip and best of all, snuggle time!
GB Picket Air All Terrain Stroller: Boasting breathable mesh fabric, your child will keep cool even on the hottest days, while a super lightweight design makes strolling an absolute breeze. And for when it’s time to fly, the unique ultra-compact folding mechanism reduces the stroller to a size that is airplane hand luggage compliant—making it perfect for exploring new places, near or far.
Nuna Sena Aire Mini Travel Crib: Perfect for travel, the Nuna Sena Aire Mini can be used for naps or playtime and includes an organic cotton sheet, breathable lining & travel bag that are all machine washable.
Marcus & Marcus Snack Bowl: You never know when there will be a traffic jam or delay so it’s best to make sure you have snacks. Marcus & Marcus silicone snack bowl comes with a lid and soft flaps that make it easy for toddlers to grab snacks without spilling.
ThinkBaby Thinkster of Steel: Durable, safe and gentle on your child’s mouth the Thinkster of Steel features a cross cut designed straw that won’t spill!
Modern Twist Bucket Bib: Trust us when we say that you should never leave home without one of these magic bibs. They’re light, easy to fold and even easier to clean. Win.
Petit Collage Funny Face Magnetic Play Set: Great for teaching kids about different emotions and encouraging hand-eye coordination, the Petit Collage Funny Faces Magnetic Play Set is packaged in an easy-close tin and perfect for on-the-go travel fun.