Tips for Traveling with Babies

Here on Baby Can Travel, we cover everything there is to know about traveling with babies and toddlers. You’ll find advice on how to handle travel with babies in airports, road trips and around the world. We provide the best travel products plus advice on how to get the MOST out of your family vacation.

Here you’ll find all our baby travel tips and advice on traveling with babies. For all the best gear for traveling with babies, you’ll find all my top recommendations on that page!


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Benefits of Traveling with a Baby

We get it! Traveling with a baby can be hard and stressful. It’s definitely nothing like how you may have traveled in the past. All this may be true, but we wanted to share with you our top reasons why traveling with your baby is good for your child and your family.

6 Reasons Why You Should Take Your Baby to Barcelona - Great Outdoor Restaurants

101 Reasons to Travel with a Baby

Be inspired to travel with your baby by the answers from a community of like-minded parents who love travel with their babies and toddlers. 

Mission Beach in San Diego with a baby and toddler

Best Places to Travel with a Baby

Now that your baby has arrived and you’re ready to resume parts of your old life, like traveling, you might be wondering where are the best places to travel with a baby. Check out these baby friendly vacation ideas!

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Your Baby Traveler: How to Raise a Child Who Loves to Travel

Every parent hopes their child will grow to love travel. Follow our 8 best tips to turn your baby traveler into a child who loves to travel.

Baby Travel Tips

Top of the Rock Observation Deck with a Baby in NYC

Ultimate Guide to Travel with a Baby

There’s a lot to think about when planning your first trip with a baby. Read my ultimate guide to travel with a baby, which will leave you feeling prepared and excited to embark on the next adventure with your baby!

Best Travel Hacks

There’s a lot to think about when traveling with a baby or toddler, but if there’s one thing I know for certain it’s that parents are an extremely resourceful bunch! I have no doubt that this list of the best toddler and baby travel hacks will convince you of the same.

carrier vs stroller for travel with a baby

Baby Carrier vs Stroller

Without a doubt, baby carriers and strollers are must-have baby travel items. Which one is better for travel? Should you bring both your stroller and baby carrier on vacation? Can you get away with traveling with a baby carrier instead of a stroller? We answer all these questions and more in this post!

Feeding Baby Solids on Holiday

Manage Baby Food while Traveling

Your baby is ready to start eating solid foods and you have a trip planned. With the right equipment, a little preparation and our tips for managing baby food while traveling, feeding your baby solids on the go will be quite manageable while traveling.

flying with twin babies

Ultimate Guide to Travel with Twins

If you are expecting twins or hoping to travel with twins, this post will have you well on your way to being prepared for your first family holiday with twin infants, babies or toddlers!

Renting child seats from Baby Equipment Rental Company

Renting Baby Gear

Looking to pack light? Baby gear rental companies make it so easy for traveling families. They are quality providers of baby equipment and can often arrange delivery to the airport or your hotel.

Can you Uber with a baby?

Uber with a Baby or Toddler

Parents naturally want to keep their baby safe while traveling, but bringing your own car seat and understanding foreign car seat laws isn’t always easy. Read on for everything you need to know about how to Uber with a baby while traveling.

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Why Large Swaddle Blankets are a Must for Baby Travel

With so much baby gear out there, who doesn’t love a multi-purpose baby item? One of our favorite multi-use baby items is a muslin swaddle blanket, especially Aden & Anais muslin cotton blankets. 

Planning the perfect babymoon

Planning the Perfect Babymoon

Whether this is your first baby or not, planning a babymoon isn’t something you should miss out on. Your babymoon doesn’t need to be an epic adventure, just a little time to focus on you and your partner is what’s key. If you have other children, your babymoon can be a special bonding time with them before your time is monopolized by your new arrival.

Riding bikes on the Appian Way with a toddler

Tips for the Best Family Vacation Photos

There’s no magic formula to guarantee that everything goes well on a photo shoot (with or without kids). But if you prepare yourself mentally and physically you can improve the odds that your family will have fun and the photographer will have a successful family photo session.

8 tips on how to prevent being pickpocketed

Tips for Parents to Avoid Being Pickpocketed

This article on how to avoid pickpockets is useful for all travelers, not just new parents traveling with a baby. It is not intended to make you paranoid, but instead to help you be more prepared and prevent being pickpocketed.

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Road Trips with Babies or Toddlers

Let’s be honest – your first long road trip with baby or toddler can be every bit as intimidating as flying with a baby. Don’t miss these tips for road trips with a baby or toddler.

ice skating with baby in sled

Best Winter Activities with a Baby

Don’t let yourself go stir crazy being stuck inside with your baby this winter! Whether you plan to stay close to home or are planning a winter trip with a baby, you can rest easy knowing there are plenty of fun outdoor things to do with a baby in winter.

image of baby at christmas

Tips for Holiday Travel with Babies & Toddlers

Whether you’ll be flying with your baby for the first time or trying to figure out how to survive a flight with a busy toddler, these travel tips will help you make the most out of the holiday season.

travel themed baby shower decorations

How to Plan a Travel Themed Baby Shower

Get all the inspiration you need to put together a DIY travel-themed baby shower! You’ll find ideas for decor, food, invitations, party games and more in this post!

baby in stroller in airport

Flying with a Stroller

Can you take strollers on airplanes? Yes, but read more about what you need to know about flying with strollers.

Baby Packing Lists

Checklist for Travel with Baby

Baby Checklist for Traveling

This Baby Checklist for Traveling will take the guesswork out of your planning and packing! There’s so much more to think about now, so with our essential packing checklist for traveling with a baby, we’ll take you through each of the steps to make sure you don’t forget about a thing.

Where to Stay with a Baby

the Starhotels Michelangelo is one of the best family hotels in Rome

Find the Best Hotel with a Baby

 Traveling with a baby is so rewarding, but it requires a new way of thinking. Now we need to know if a hotel crib is available, is the hotel near a noisy nightclubs, and is the hotel room big enough to accommodate baby travel gear. Here are our best tips on how to find the best hotel with a baby.

family friendly apartment rental in paris

Find the Best Airbnb with Baby

 A huge part of planning a successful trip with a baby is to find accommodation which meets the needs of your family. If everyone is well-rested, they will be happier, more co-operative and will enjoy their trip so much more. With many family-friendly advantages such as separate bedrooms, full kitchens and laundry facilities, renting an Airbnb with a baby is a great idea for your next trip.