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7 toddler travel accessories that will make any journey easier

Travelling with children in tow is not always easy, so if you're heading off on holiday soon why not invest in some accessories that will make life a lot easier?

From travel snack cups to UV travel centres, give yourself a break and don’t leave home without these essential travel buys!

The best travel accessories you need:

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1) LittleLife toddler backpack, £17.99, Boots

Trying to get your tot to wear safety reins can sometimes be tricky, so an animal shaped backback with a safety rein attachment could be ideal for you. They'll love the different character themes, from Winnie the Pooh, to dinosaurs, unicorns and even Buzz Lightyear! 
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2) Lovebug electronic mosquito deterrent, £9.99, Amazon

Fighting off mosquitoes can be very stressful when you've got little ones, especially since you can't use insect repellent on babies under 6 months. This device is perfect for repelling those annoying bugs, you can clip it anywhere and it emits a high-pitched squeal (that humans can't hear) to deter the dreaded mozzies. 
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3) Deluxe UV travel centre, £59.50, NSA UK

Streamline your holiday packing with this multi-tasking travel cot. As well as being safe and cosy, it also offers UPF 35 UV protection during the day. The light and portable design makes it perfect for the beach.
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4) Bubs baby ear defenders, £17, Kidly

These comfy ear defenders with adjustable straps are ideal for little ones when traveling. Protect those little ears from the loud noises on a flight or evening entertainment. The elastic headband makes it easier to keep on your babies head and are far less tight than traditional ones are on tiny heads. 
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5) Foldable travel toilet seat, £9.99, Amazon

Trying to hold your tot over a toilet seat when they need to go (for the third time in 10 minutes) can be a challenge. This foldable toilet seat will save so much time and let your little one feel indepedent and is ideal for popping in a bag when you're on the go. 
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6) Cotton bedsheet, £9.60, Mothercare

We know accidents happen, so save the stress in the middle of a night and take a few bedsheets for your tots bed! You won't have to wait around for some new ones.
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7) Click lock deluxe snack catcher, £5, Kidly

Snack time can be messy at times, accidentally dropping small snacks on the floor or knocking over a tub, so this click lock snack tub is ideal for when you're on the go and keeping snacks safe! 

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  • Author: Samantha Ball Samantha Ball
  • Job Title: Freelance writer

Samantha is a mum of one, in a house full of boys and became a volunteer at a Hospice at 11 years old, helping to fundraise for 10 years. Her hobbies are long hikes, coffee tasting, and being a bit of an *obsessive* cleaner.

She also runs a blog Student Mum Diaries about what it’s like to be a student mum, offering help and advice, too.

 

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