We are a family of six, so when we are travelling not only is space a premium in our car but we also have to be aware of how much we pack.
Experience has taught me not to pack everything but the kitchen sink, but I always take an extra few nappies and a changes of clothes for those little emergencies, especially for the little ones but I am not the sort of person who needs a change of clothes and shoes for everyday, I tend to take a mix and match capsule wardrobe. Always pack some travel detergent for those just in case incidents, although some hotels do have laundry facilities if you need them.
On our recent holiday to Turkey we managed with two large suitcases which were almost at the top weight of our baggage allowance as they contained the extra’s you need when travelling with a baby, plus the three little ones had a trunki each which help all their clothes for a weeks holiday as they can use them as sit and ride toys whilst you wait plus they are small enough to class as hand luggage.
Do check an online baggage allowance finder to check the size and weight of your baggage before you travel – you don’t want any nasty surprises and check if your hotel supplies toys for the children as taking a few bits to keep them entertained can really add to the weight of your luggage.
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