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Pack This! Mini waterless vaporizer

by Shelly Rivoli
Welcome to the first “Pack This!” Once a month I’ll be featuring something I’ve found to be indispensible in my own travels or that I’d wish I’d known about sooner that you may just want to pack along on your next adventure.


Chances are your suitcase is full enough without packing along your cool mist humidifier from home. But let’s face it, when you have a baby or toddler with a stuffy nose and a cough, you’ll do everything you can to help them get a good night’s rest.

Not to mention, when you find yourselves all sharing the same room during travel—one hacking cough from any member of the family can prove disastrous to your getaway. That’s why I became a big fan of mini waterless vaporizers for travel, like this PediaCare vapor plug which simply plugs into a standard outlet and can be used for babies 3 months to 98 years old.

Just about the size of a golf ball, “vapor plugs” and refills fit easily into a corner of the suitcase, packing lots of relief for the whole family in case a cold strikes during your travels. There are a few brands of vapor plug-ins on the market, though for travel I appreciate that this comes with a built-in night light. (And in case you’re wondering, no one paid me to promote vapor plugs here, and  those I’ve used I’ve purchased myself.)

Related posts, pages, and features:

What to do in case of illness during travel with your child
Tips for protecting your baby from flu during travel
Travels with Baby: Chapter 7: Health “Ensurance”
Take-Along Travels with Baby: Health and Medical Help During Travel

Safe journeys,

Shelly Rivoli
Author of Travels with Baby and the new Take-Along Travels with Baby
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greengirlgret January 11, 2011 - 4:15 pm

These are AMAZING. Congestion always seems worse when you're traveling, especially with little ones. But if you're going abroad, don't forget power converters!!

Kristy Hall January 9, 2011 - 11:56 am

This is great! Love it!

Shelly Rivoli January 7, 2011 - 3:29 am

NP! How ironic that my littlest one developed a terrible fever and cough today! Next time I will write about an excellent "good health" product! 😉

akritical January 7, 2011 - 1:53 am

Great idea! Thanks for sharing!

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