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Packing List: 2 week US roadtrip with 16 mth old

Who:  My sister Georgina, her husband and 16 mth old daughter
What:  2 weeks travelling around Boston & New England in September

What I packed in Suitcases

Clothing – Vests, sleepsuits, day clothes, socks, buggy blanket
Buggy – Citi Mini Baby Jogger
Travel Highchair – Baby Polar Gear Booster Seat
Swimming – Swim nappies, UV Swimsuit, inflatable ring
Changing – Nappies, nappy sacks, cotton wool, baby wipes, hand gel, disposable changing mats
Toiletries – Nail scissors, bath thermometer, calpol, teething granules, Karvol, shampoo, bubble bath, hairbrush, toothpaste
Toys – Couple of soft toys, favourite book and stacking cups. The cups are so versatile as you can play with them in the hotel, bath or at the beach
Food & Drink – Bottles, bottle washing up brush, spoons, toddler milk, finger food, sippy cup, bibs. Also an ice pack, tupperware and a small freezer bag.  Most of the places we stayed at had a freezer so I would keep the ice pack in there when we were in the room and used this to pack snacks & meals.
Baby Monitor – BT150 which can play music and displays temperature
Shoes – sandals, jelly shoes (which she refused to wear)
Sleeping – Grobags, travel cot sheets
Reins – Littlelife Toddler Animal Daysack (which we didn’t end up using as she is not yet steady enough on her feet)

What I wished I had packed

– Car Window Sunblind.  We didn’t think of bringing ours and I really wish I had done so to keep the sun out of her eyes on long car journeys.

What I didn’t bother taking

Car Seat – we rented one directly with Hertz
Travel Cot – we booked most of our accommodation in advance and in each case we had a crib (cot) or pack & play (travel cot)

What I packed in Hand Luggage

Travel Documentation – Passport, insurance details, red book
Clothing – Change of clothes for us all.  When she did vomit onboard, my husband was absolutely covered in sick.
Changing – Nappies, nappy sacks, baby wipes, hand gel, disposable changing mats
Food & Drink – Bottles, toddler milk (preordered Boots airside), snacks, sippy cupsGeorgina-Packed-Luggage

 Georgina’s Packed LuggageGeorgina Hand Luggage

Georgina’s Hand Luggage

 

 

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