Travelling With Your Toddler

Video Series: How to Travel with Your Toddler without Losing Your Cool

Travelling with toddlers can be very challenging. Kiwi parents like you share their stories and advice in these short videos

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Surviving plane trips with under-fives

Viewing time: 39 seconds

What you will learn:

  • Tara was worried ahead of the first flight with her toddlers
  • To prepare, she put little travel packs together with kids
  • These contained things to keep the boys occupied during the flight
  • There was a planned treat every hour during the flight

Plan in advance when taking a trip with a toddler

Viewing time: 51 seconds

What you will learn:

  • Hulufe prepares for trips with plenty of time to spare
  • Factor in that it takes longer to get into the car and buckle the kids in, things like this
  • Preparing in advance really does ease stress so everyone can enjoy the journey

How to prepare for a car trip with the kids

Viewing time: 53 seconds

What you will learn:

  • Darren says that routine is the most important thing for kids
  • If you have a long trip coming up, explain to the kids what is going to be happening in advance
  • Explain they could be sitting in a car for long period, and also explain the exciting things and new experiences that will be happening at the end

Tons of tips for mums of under 5's

Check out the videos, resources, advice and useful information for parenting toddlers

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