Tuesday, 16 September 2014

Tips to Cope Air-Travel with Infants

If you are planning a trip to India with family availing the cheap air tickets from San Francisco to Mumbai or to any destination, then surely, you have an quite a huge task at hand. And, in case you are travelling with an infant, then it can get quite overwhelming for you. Here is a list that will help you ensure if you have got all the things in place for your baby's trip to India.

Travel Essentials of the Infant
  • The flight to India can be a long haul flight and there is a need to ensure that you have packed a sufficient number of diapers, wipes and plastic bags in case you have some soiled diapers or clothes. 
  • You must also carry small size travelling bottles of baby lotion, baby wash, diaper rash cream, baby talcum powder, sanitizer etc. 
  • It is also a good idea to carry some washable and waterproof bibs rather than getting all the baby clothes dirty while he/she takes the meal. 
Baby Toys
  • Since the journey is going to be so long and you have to keep your baby busy and entertained, it is a good option to carry some toys which can easily fit in your hand baggage. 
  • Carry the ones that are easily portable and also the child's favorite. 
Baby Food
  • You can carry food in small travel boxes for your baby. 
  • Try to carry thing which will spill the least. 
  • Carry whatever is appropriate according to the age of your child.
  • You can also carry a few prepared feeds for the baby in zip lock pouches. 
Baby Stroller 
  • A baby stroller comes much in handy if there is a halt in the middle of your flight.
  • It is very easy to carry your baby in the stroller during check out at the airport. 
Other Baby Essentials
  • Carry other essential stuff like baby medicines, hat to cover the baby's head if it is too warm, blanket in case it is a little chilly, cover ups for feeding the baby etc. 
  • You must also carry all the medical papers of your baby and the contact number of the baby's doctor in case of an emergency. 
  • You can also carry books for your baby, rhymes and any other thing that you feel will keep your baby entertained. 
  • You can also carry a car seat but ensure that it is approved for use in the aircraft. 
  • If your baby is big enough to sit on the seat, then you can put the seat belt also. 
Thus, keeping the above points in mind, you definitely can have an enjoyable trip from USA to India with infants. 

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