Travel with a baby involves extra logistics -- but then, so does life with a baby at home.
Fortunately, new services spring up every day to make travel with a baby easier. More and more resorts offer infant care, and/or special amenities for baby; meanwhile, baby gear rental companies will deliver all that baby stuff to your hotel or to grandma's house. See this and more, below...
whereever you decide to go, you know your baby or toddler is going to explore every inch of your hotel room. See practical tips for keeping tiny travelers safe.
Maybe now's the time to take time off work and do a major odyssey; maybe you just want some family-together time by a beach; maybe you want a resort that provides infant care, or maybe you're a theme-park fan...
More and more resorts are offering parents of babies a bit of help on their family vacation. Check out resorts that offer infant care, including one all inclusive where families get their own vacation nanny during their stay.
About's Guide for Air Travel tells you what you need to think about before you even start your trip. What documents do you need to fly with your baby? What about insurance? Luggage allowance? Is there a bassinet or skycot available?
Should we take a car seat along, or not? Should we buy the baby a seat? About.com's Guide for Baby Products covers all the issues about flying with a baby.
Advice from the Safe Ride News site on using car seats on airplanes.
The CARES seat harness promises to secure your child just as safely as a carseat, while sitting in the regular seat on the plane.
About's Guide for Baby Products covers these popular systems which combine stroller, infant car seat and car seat base; the infant car seat has a handle so it can be used as a baby carrier, too. Very handy for travelers! This site covers all kinds of other gear, too.
Checklist for baby travel essentials, at BabyCenter.com. (Tip: even if your baby wears disposable diapers, use vinyl diaper covers when traveling, as an extra precaution against leakages.)