10 Tips for Air Travel with Toddlers

Travel with toddlers and babies, Mr Men books are ideal.

More specifically, top 10 travel tips for air travel with toddlers and babies from an Expat mum who has dealt with:

  • multiple rapid nappy changes,
  • explosive sneezes,
  • a tiny Marshmellow Man child with an allergic reaction
  • been peed on at 30,000 ft.

If you’d like to read more about these delightful (I can laugh about them now) air travel with toddler experiences, click here.

Toddlers and air travel are not the happiest combination. Thank goodness we’re past that tricky stage. Past it, unlike the couple in front of us on a flight earlier this week juggling a restless toddler who had just pinched her already howling baby brother. Pickle said (i.e. shouted): “That baby is really annoying. Why won’t it be quiet?” All of those “precious” travel-with-tots-memories came flooding back. Here are 10 tips for those of you still in the zone.

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The Great Trek

Despite previous travel trials with the kids, I was almost looking forward to flying home this Christmas….almost.  A night flight with two well-seasoned little travellers, an unlimited supply of movies, plenty of white noise and a nip of wine (for me) to assist with fragmented sleep.  It should have been a piece of Christmas cake…

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Not so Plane Sailing

Have you ever flown with children?  Have you ever flown on your own with children?  Don’t unless you have to.  It is the curse of the expat wife.  I remember somebody once asking my husband what it was like to fly with the kids.  “Oh, it’s no bother”, he replied breezily.  Yes, that would be because he’s never travelled solo with the children.  It is a real treat and I would like to share just a few of my highlights with you.  Continue reading