Planning a quick getaway over half-term break? Check out these 8 travel essentials for taking kids on the road:
1. Scosche Backstage iPad Mount (main pic) (£29.99 from eoutlet)
Turn your car into a mini-cinema with this ingenious device from Scosche. The Backstage mounts the iPad onto the back of your headrest, so that the bubbas can watch their favourite shows and movies on the go. Could this be the end of backseat whining?
2. Bubblebum Car Seat Booster Version 2 (£29.99 from Bubblebum)
The award-winning ‘portable, foldable, loveable’ inflatable booster seat for ages 3 to 11 has been updated with a belt-positioning clip to make the journey more comfortable and avoid dangerous misuse of seat belts. Bubblebum is lightweight, blows up in seconds and deflates small enough to tuck into your handbag.
4. Content & Calm Tray Kit (£24.99 from Mothercare)
An all-in-one backpack and play tray that can be strapped to a car, train or plane tray or used on its own. Provides an extendable surface for storage, playing or snacking in comfort.
5. Summer Infant Snuzzler (around £15 from Amazon)
No more slouching around with the Snuzzler that offers total head and body support to keep baby snug throughout a long car journey. Fits any style of car seat harness.
6. Warm ‘n Go (£11.99 from Sunshine Kids)
Keep baby fed on the road with this bottle warmer that moulds to fit any shape bottle. Hangs from the dashboard or slots into a cup holder. Just plug into the car’s 12V socket while driving for fast and even warming.
7. Giraffe neck pillow (£9.99 from KidsTravel2)
A cuddly buddy that your little one can lean on when it all gets too much. The range of animal neck pillows are cute and practical for road or plane trips.
8. Go Go Kidz Travelmate (around £60 from Overstock)
Transform your car seat into a baby trolley with razor wheels and a telescopic handle, perfect for steering through airport crowds. The lightweight Travelmate safely attaches to most car seats and packs flat into the boot or back of the vehicle.