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The Ultimate Packing List For Vacation With Baby / Toddler (Parents Edition)

As we’re packing for our long awaited trip and was doing up a packing list, we thought why not share this ultimate packing list with everyone too!

PSA: For those travelling with infants or toddlers, you’ll be glad to know that you are allowed to bring liquids, juice, UHT milk, food pouches in more than 100ml portions on board for the little ones to keep them happy for the duration of the flight!

We've created this ultimate packing list for parents to help you pack well every time! Hope this list comes in handy for all you fellow parents!

1. What to pack in your carry-on (The Ultimate Packing List - Parents Edition)

  • Credit card, cash

  • 1 set of spare outfit for child(ren) and yourself/partner

  • Jacket / Cardigan for child(ren) and yourself/partner

  • 3-5 diapers / child (for a 4-6 hour flight. Do pack more diapers for longer haul flights)

  • Water / Hot water for baby and child (TIP: You are allowed to bring water/liquids onboard when travelling with infants / toddlers. You are welcome!)

  • Wet wipes / Tissue / Changing Mat

  • Phone, phone charger

  • Passport, travel documents (air tickets, visa, vaccination certs, driver's license + international driver's license)

  • Nursing cover if nursing / breast pump & pump parts

  • Camera & extra SD cards

  • Hand sanitiser / Disinfecting wipes

  • Sunglasses

  • Baby carrier / Sling stowed away in carrier bag

  • A spare wet bag or plastic bag to keep soiled clothes

  • Baby Soother / Comforter aka chou chou

  • Moisturiser / Balm / Ointment

  • 2-3 bibs

  • DIY activity packs, sticker book, book to keep baby/child entertained

  • Baby / Child's favourite blanket to keep warm on the plane

  • UHT milk / food pouch / baby food & snacks

  • Breast milk / Formula / Milk bottle

  • Water bottle / Sippy cup

What to pack in your luggage (for the baby / toddler) (The Ultimate Packing List - Parents Edition)

  • 4-6 diapers / day / child

  • 2-3 sets of day clothes / day

  • 3-4 sets of PJs (in case of accidents)

  • 2-3 Jackets / Cardigan / Raincoat

  • Shoes / Sandals / Slippers

  • 1 pair of socks / day / child

  • Bath Towel

  • Toiletries (soap, shampoo, toothbrush, toothpaste, hairbrush, moisturiser)

  • First Aid Kit (Plaster, Thermometer, Paracetamol)

  • 2-3 sets of underwear/ day if child is toilet trained

  • Formula Milk / UHT milk (we recommend bringing a sufficient amount in the event your destination does not sell the brand your child is used to)

  • Baby bottle detergent, sterilising tablets, bottle brush

  • Baby food & baby utensils (if baby has started solids)

  • Insect repellent

What to pack in your luggage (for the adults) (The Ultimate Packing List - Parents Edition)

  • Day outfits

  • Extra wet bag / vacuum bags for soiled clothes

  • International adaptor / multi-plug / chargers

  • Jackets / Cardigan

  • Shoes / Sandals / Slippers

  • Socks

  • Bath Towel

  • Toiletries (soap, shampoo, toothbrush, toothpaste, hairbrush, make up, make-up remover, moisturiser, shaving supplies)

  • Laundry Bag (if planning to wash clothes)

  • Underwear / Bra

  • Hairdryer (this is a must have for us)

  • Menstrual products

  • Vitamins (you don't want to fall ill during)

  • Foldable umbrella

PS: Let us know if we’ve missed out any must-haves or any travel hacks for parents!


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