Tips for Air Travel with Babies or Toddlers


When it comes to travelling with a baby or a toddler (whether by land, sea, or air), remember the cardinal rule in parenting: CREATE A HOME AWAY FROM HOME.

To date, Kara (our 19 month old daughter) has set foot on 3 other countries and she's about to visit her 4th and 5th come August this year.


We've been to short and long haul flights with her and have learned many lessons based from our experience.

To make your air travel somewhat pleasant (I can't guarantee that there won't be any tears -- from you or your baby), have come up with a checklist (on what to prepare).

But first, here are the main tips:

  • Pack a few days before your travel. Keep a running list to make sure you don't forget anything (refer to the infographics).