The ultimate guide for travel with children from birth to 5 years.

Travel Planning


Destinations - Where to go, what to do, what to know

Important family travel tips for key destinations, hotel and vacation rental reviews, recommended activities for travelers with young children, insider tips from local moms in the know, cultural tips for families and more.


Air travel - Flying tips and advice

Know your rights when flying with a car seat, find out how to bring aboard baby food for your flight, decide what to do with the car seat at the airport, and get tips for keeping toddlers entertained at the airport and on the plane.


Driving - Car seat travel FAQs, tips, and road trip advice

Do you need a car seat in the taxi? Looking for an airport shuttle in New York or Paris that provides car seats or boosters? What can you do if your car seat doesn't fit in the airplane seat? Will your 11-year-old need a booster seat in... Costa Rica?


More family travel FAQs and popular topics

What to do if your child gets sick during travel? Advice for changes in sleeping routines and managing jetlag with a baby? Tips for camping with a baby or toddler? Should you get travel insurance for your next vacation?


Worldwide Directory of Baby Gear Rentals

A worldwide directory of companies created to help parents like you travel light and vacation right. Find baby gear rental agencies (or "baby equipment hire") at destinations across the U.S., in Canada, Mexico, Europe, Asia, Africa, Australia...


Worldwide Directory of Hotel Babysitters and Vacation Nanny Agencies

Need to find a pre-screened babysitter or nanny to help during your family vacation or business trip? Use our directory of agencies offering pre-screened temporary nannies and sitters for event sitting or traveling families.


Hotel & Vacation Property Reviews

Read Shelly's detailed reviews of family-friendly hotels, resorts, and vacation rentals where her family has stayed.


Family Travel Links and Planning Resources

Get more help finding family-friendly lodgings, use handy passport application links, check the latest on liquid restrictions for carry-ons, find out about security warnings, traveler's health information and more.


Airline Phone Numbers

A directory of toll-free phone numbers for major airlines to reference when you're ready to make your special requests, lap child or special seating reservations, and reconfirm your flights.


Learn more about cultures and insights

A passion to better understand our fellow families around the globe continues to drive these ongoing features - great resources for any parent planning international travel with young children!


Travels with Baby Traditions

Explore the world one family tradition or event at a time. Powered by guest bloggers writing in from destinations around the globe.


Moms Around the World

These interviews with moms living in cities around the world shed light on cultural differences and similarities in parenting around the world, while also dishing out helpful insights and travel tips from moms with young children








...with kids?!


Get the 411 on family travel to destinations

around the globe:


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And the list keeps growing!