9 must-have products for family getaways

By ParentsCanada staff on March 05, 2012
Just the thought of packing and travelling with your kids is enough to make any parent’s blood pressure rise. The assortment of travel-friendly products listed below are sure to reduce the stress of the family getaway by keeping everything organized while on the go, whether by plane, train or automobile!

Car seat check bag

This new bag makes checking your car seat at the airport a breeze! The bag is large enough to fit most car seats, and, when not in use, folds easily into the integrated drawstring pouch. Plus, the car seat will be protected from damage. 

Stroller gate check bag

This handy travel accessory fits most umbrella strollers; the bag folds easily, and is compact for storage when not in use. This bag will protect your stroller from scratches and other wear and tear from the trip.


Worried about bathing your little one while away? The flexibath is lightweight, compact, and easily portable. It folds flat and fits into most suitcases. 

Travel wipes warmer

Keep wipes warm and fresh on the go! This comes with two adapters for use on the road or at home! Once warmed, wipes retain heat and moisture to soothe your baby’s delicate skin.

Backseat organizer

A convenient place to store all the “stuff” a family needs while on the road, this organizer is well-made and durable. 

Backseat kick mat

Does your child have playful feet that are always tempted by the back of the seat? This new mat will protect your car seat from little feet until your child learns Car Etiquette 101.

2-in-1 seatsaver basix

Keep your car seat safe from depression damage, dirt, spills and more. It works with latch compatible car seat systems and fits most automobiles. 

Check www.princelionheart.com for Canadian Retailers for all of the above products.


This sleep garment is perfect for your family vacation. If you are worried about whether the sleeping area will be too hot or too cold, the Snugabye is perfect: put the cuff up to keep feet out if it’s a warm night; on a cold night, cover up the feet. Plus, these come in mommy sizes.
Snugabye’s full range for children and adults, $12.99-$34.99
Available online at www.snugabye.com.

Name your tunes CD

These made-to-order and personalized CDs are a great surprise gift. The child's name becomes the feature part of every song, making it an instant sing-along, feel-good hit. The songs are familiar and much-loved tunes for children, parents and grandparents.
Available online at www.nameyourtune.com.

By ParentsCanada staff| March 05, 2012

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