Baby Travel Essentials Holiday Gift Guide 2021 Edition

With Black Friday and Christmas just around the corner we have compiled our best list of Baby Travel Essentials! From subscription boxes, to travel gear to a little treat for yourself and loved ones, there is truly something for everyone. Subscriptions boxes have taken the world by storm and we have made it easier for you to find the one to fit your family needs, by scouting the best ones for curious families looking to learn about the world in fun and surprising ways. For those of you who aren’t into subscription boxes, we’ve also curated unique gifts for travel loving families, including great gear to use at home or on the road, and fun items for every member of the family. 


Subscription boxes: 12 Months of Christmas

Atlas Book Club

Atlas Book Club

The Atlas Book Club is a monthly box subscription service focused on globally diverse children’s books. Delivering age-appropriate books and materials from a new country every month, they help your child develop an interest in other cultures in one of the most immersive ways possible—reading! Join them as they travel from continent to continent with each new box. The world awaits!

Take advantage of these two great deals from Atlas: 

  • All past boxes are on sale for $35
  • 10% OFF their 3-month and 6-month subscriptions. Use Code ABCHOLIDAY21

Holiday Box: Rothenburg, Germany by TROVE


Join TROVE in Rothenburg, Germany, this holiday season for a special trip to the famous German Christmas Markets! 🎄🎅

This also makes for the perfect gift for any foodie or travel lovers in your life – order by December 15th for arrival before Christmas.🎁 Live classes will take place in January and they will be announcing the dates soon!

90-minute LIVE online Cooking Experience with Chef Anna, co-owner of Adventure Bavaria who will teach you how to make 3 delicious Christmas-market inspired recipes. Think mulled wine, potato dumpling with sausage and sauerkraut, and a delicious dessert!

Special ingredients from Germany that you’ll use in your cooking class with Chef Anna, such as traditional sauerkraut, Alstertor Dusseldorf Style mustard, and original German Bockwurst. 

Also included in the box are a German straw Christmas ornament kit, delicious snacks and gifts to bring the tastes and sights of the Christmas Markets.

Get $10 OFF when you purchase through our link!

Just the Ticket by Deliberate Travel


Just the Ticket is an online adventure for curious kids aged 7-12. Through postcards and online activity workbooks, kids travel to 12 countries in 12 months, learning about the history, cultures, peoples, geography, animals and food of different countries.

With Deliberate Travel, you’ll travel to Iceland, Wales, France, Spain, Morocco, Egypt, Russia, Vietnam, Japan, Australia, Mexico and Brazil, learning along the way.

Similar to a subscription box but with a stronger focus on learning and research skills, Just the Ticket is created by a Learning Designer with a passion for travel and learning outside the curriculum.

Also available as 3- and 6-month journeys. This product is ideal for adventurous kids and their parents, especially if travel isn’t easy right now!

Please be aware that a printer is required for some components of Just the Ticket. For more details, see the website.

Try the Winter Workbook for FREE! 



Start a holiday tradition of cooking and exploring together in your kitchen with award-winning family cooking kits. Cultural education through food with local favorite recipes, hard-to-find spices and sauces, fun facts and fun collectibles!

eat2explore is not just about putting another meal on the table; it’s about carving out time for family, learning tangible cooking skills, exploring world cuisine & cultures, and cultivating sustainable consumption habits at an early age.

Learn and experience a new country and culture through their local food. Expand your child’s palate and increase culinary curiosity through hands-on meal preparation. Develop the critical life skill of cooking at a young age while explore geography, math, science and social studies through food.

Take advantage of this great deal from eat2explore: 


Little Passports

We love Little Passports‘ Early Explorers 3-pack which includes three themes: Worldwide, Oceans, and Food. Each kit comes with fun and simple educational souvenirs along with a letter and activities for kids from pen pals Max and Mia. Max and Mia will introduce you to all sorts of places around the world, ocean habitats, and delicious foods. Learning is so much fun when it’s done with friends!



Seriously fun and enriching science and art projects, delivered. KiwiCo was created to celebrate kids’ natural creativity and curiosity, while helping parents who want to bring enriching experiences to their children. We want to make it fun, easy, and delightful for families to spend time building, exploring and creating together. And, ultimately, we hope that the problem solving skills and creative confidence that kids gain today will help them tackle the challenges and opportunities of tomorrow.

Take advantage of these great deals from KiwiCo: 


Stage-based play essentials for ages 0–4. LovEvery play products are designed by child development experts and distilled to their simplest, purest purpose: to be exactly what children need at each stage. Offering both subscription play kit options as well as individual product purchases, we love that they are made from sustainable materials and perfectly adapted to each child’s developmental stage.

Free standard shipping in the Contiguous US for orders $75+


Sleep Gear for a Silent Night

JetKids Bedbox by Stokke

In a few simple steps, a standard economy seat is turned into a first-class seat for children with the JetKids Bedbox premium ride-on suitcase. Spacious enough to store all your child’s necessities, it won’t take up room in your precious carry-on space. Great for air and train travel, this is how traveling parents get their kids to sleep on the go, a truly baby travel essential for your next trip!




As seen on Shark Tank, SlumberPod is the perfect holiday gift for parents, grandparents, caregivers, and soon-to-be parents! It is a quick-assembly privacy pod that helps babies/toddlers get a good night’s sleep — especially important when sharing a room with others or when napping conditions are not ideal. Recommended by sleep consultants worldwide, SlumberPod is compatible with select playards (travel cribs), mini-cribs, and select toddler cots/mattresses.

Use this coupon:

  • Get 5% off when using our link and code BEBE.VOYAGE


Flyaway Kids Bed

Imagine a stress-free flight! One that is so relaxing that you actually look forward to flying with your kids, because you know you’ll arrive at your destination relaxed and ready to enjoy your holiday.

Flyaway Kids Bed is an award-winning product that changes the way children fly, by creating a comfortable place for them to sleep and play on planes. And happy kids = happy parents!


CoziGo is one of the best pram covers on the market. There’s a reason it’s won multiple awards and has over 300 reviews with a 5-star rating. The simple pop-up design fits all strollers, prams, and Moses baskets. It can be used as a sunshade cover and a sleep cover. So it will improve your baby’s sleep when you’re out and about and it also protects your precious bundle from the dangers of the sun with its UVP 50+ rating.

Get 10% OFF when you purchase using our link!

Lulla Doll

The Lulla Doll is the revolutionary soother and sleep companion for premies, babies and toddlers. Its soft textures and soothing sounds to recreate real life breathing and heartbeat provide babies with closeness and comfort to help them sleep. Lulla Doll is washing machine washable and comes with two AA batteries to provide 12 hours of comfort. Great for families on the go, as your baby will always have something familiar to take with them.


What to take on your sleigh ride

Live-for-the-weekender Travel Bag & Organizer Bundle by Petunia Pickle Bottom

Meet Petunia Pickle Bottom’s new travel collection bundle. A duo designed to coordinate or carry alone, these pieces will keep you well-equipped for adventure. The spacious Live-for-the-Weekender offers intuitive pockets for quick access to baby or parent essentials, plus a large main compartment that perfectly fits our ultra-organized Contents Caddy for even more gear management.

Live-for-the-Weekender Features:

  • Spacious main compartment with large zip-around opening
  • Front zippered pocket
  • 2 carry handles
  • Removable, adjustable long strap
  • Large zippered interior pocket
  • 3 elastic interior pockets
  • Interior key clip
  • Trolley sleeve to easily attach to suitcases for travel
  • Washable, removable changing pad
  • Easy-to-clean, water-resistant, wipeable interior and exterior

Contents Caddy Features:

  • Oversize caddy designed to organize the car, nursery, or a weekender bag
  • Four large sections and two side pockets to hold necessities of varying sizes
  • Zippered mesh top keeps items contained, but visible for quick access
  • Two outer pockets, with 1 situated to hold mesh top when not in use
  • Wide side handles for hand transport
  • Easy-to-clean, water-resistant, wipeable interior and exterior
  • Compatible with many Petunia Pickle Bottom accessories, including the Cool Pixel, Cool Pixel Plus, Pump Kit, Travel Train Case, and Max Pixel (each sold separately)


Lugabug Travel Seat

lugabug traveling with baby through airport

Lugabug® secures to your luggage – creating fun, safe and efficient airport transport for kids.

It’s the easiest, hands-free way to carry your child while traveling. Kids love the ride without falling behind or getting tired feet. 

FUN FOR KIDS – hammock-like fit, ride sans stroller.

EASY TO USE – secures to luggage in seconds.

LIGHTWEIGHT – compact, weighs just 19 ounces.

DURABLE – made with strong, high quality material.

CONVENIENT– stores easily, folds into slim pocket or stand-alone seat when not in use. 

SAFE – keeps child within reach, lap strap included.

Use this link for $10 off your purchase. 


Engraved Travel Rings by Vagabond Life

Collect your travels with country, city or continent rings by Vagabond Life. Collect a ring for each country you have visited and add them to your Vagabond key-chain or necklace. The stainless steel country rings are engraved with the full name of every countries in the world (and a few territories). They are the perfect gift for travel lovers! Plus, Every purchase helps to save our planet. Part of our profits are donated to organizations such as Sea Shepherd, Rainforest Trust and Defenders of Wildlife.

Here’s a great offer we found for you:


Open Your Heart Necklace

Bébé isn’t the only one that deserves nice things! Love is Project has just the thing! Get mama an Open Your Heart Necklace which features a natural color heart pendant carved and polished by our talented artisans based in Kibera, Kenya. The hearts are hand carved from upcycled cow horns as a beautiful example of their no waste motto. Everything is reused and repurposed. A great gift for mom on which she can have her baby’s name engraved. You can also add on bracelets that all have the word LOVE integrated into them.

Here’s a great deal we found for you: 


Lily Jade

We love that Lily Jade diaper bags are made of rich leather, plush materials, and a well organized design. That they will last (and look good!) beyond your diaper changing years. They work for toting baby essentials AND a laptop on a flight! They work for play dates AND dinner dates. You won’t need a different bag for everything you do. Lily Jade bags were created to be the one bag that could do it all and look good doing it.



Bébé Voyage Travel Kit

This baby travel essentials list would not be complete with the Limited Edition Travel Kit from yours truly. Make sure to grab one before it’s too late!

What’s included in the Limited Edition Bébé Voyage Travel Kit:
– 1 laundry bag (made with recycled poly)
– 1 large packing cube (made with recycled poly)
– 1 small packing cube (made with recycled poly)
– 1 zip document pouch (made with recycled poly)
– 1 pacifier/ valuables keychain pouch (made with recycled poly)
– 1 children’s eye mask (made with recycled poly)
– 1 organic cotton onesie (XS or S onesie) or t-shirt for child (2T, 3T, 4T, 5T or 6T)


For staying warm and cozy by the fire


We love Mori‘s super soft organic baby clothes sourced from sustainable materials including organic cotton and bamboo from viscose. The collection is versatile and covers all the basics. Their fabric is so soft that mamas wanted to get in on the action too, so they added a mama collection in which the garments are designed for both pregnancy and maternity, for longer use. Such a great way to limit environmental impact and keep things sustainable!


Little Rocker by Lily River

Little Rocker is the rocker/arch designed and built to entertain your entire family. Climb, rock, rest, hide, and play. But don’t stop there! From forts and obstacle courses to lemonade stands – we encourage you to get creative and find new ways to play and use your Little Rocker. The Little Rocker is the smart home playground designed to enhance your children’s motor skill development, balance control, creativity, and so much more! Little Rocker grows with your Little one and is made for children ages 18 months to 12 years. Talk about long lasting!



Build and play inside incredible forts, mazes, tunnels, and more with Make-a-Fort. Get kids off screens and engaged in creative real-world play. Spend quality time building and playing with the whole family. Endless play building and playing inside really big forts. Made from a heavy duty corrugated cardboard that is strong, durable, and eco-friendly.

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