5 travel tips to know if your child has allergies

by Samantha Ball |

A family holiday abroad naturally turns us into a detective that would rival Sherlock Holmes.

Which suncream is best? What's the optimum amount of nappies to pack? What if they don't like the food? How on earth do I keep them occupied on a plane?!

If your child has allergies, then a holiday can begin to feel worrisome.

Good news: your little one doesn't have to feel left out on your holiday and you definitely don't need to worry for the entire trip.

Whether your little one suffers from a nut allergy, milk or wheat allergy, here are five ways to make travelling stress-free...

Read more: The best travel cots for babies and toddlers

How to make travelling easier with a child with allergies:

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1) Plan ahead

Planning your trip is always a good idea so that you can be prepared. Write a list of your little ones dietry requirments and their favourite foods and meals so that you have an idea of what to look for in your holiday.

Research the area you're traveling to and find out what local shops are near where you are staying, that way if you need to pop to the shop you get food or drinks for your little one, you know where to go!

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