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Car seat alternatives for travel?

Baby B'Air flight safety vest for air travel with lap-held infants and toddlers












Advice for travel with car seats

 and road trips with young children


Road trip?

Taxi, shuttle, or rental car? Using car seats in other countries?

We've been there, we've done that, and we'll help you do it with confidence.


Using car seats on airplanes


Car seats in taxis and shuttles


Car seat travel questions - in the U.S., abroad, on airplanes...   


Family road trip planning tips and advice


Helpful products and gear for car trips with your child

Using car seats on airplanes


Will your car seat be allowed on the airplane?


What are YOUR rights when using a car seat on airplanes?


What can you do if your child's car seat doesn't fit in the airplane seat?


FAA-approved car seats and labeling - Be prepared for the car seat police (flying with FAA-approved car seats)


Checking car seats at check in versus checking car seats at the gate



Car seats and travel in taxis or shuttles


Using car seats (or not) in taxis and shuttles -  "Do I have to use a car seat in a taxi?" Car seats and taxis - and "the law"


Paris airport shuttle - My recommended Paris airport shuttle with car seats and boosters


New York City taxis - New York City taxis services with car seats and boosters



Car seats and booster laws


Costa Rica car seat and safety booster laws - Traveler beware: Car seat laws are stricter in Costa Rica than in the United States


Australia car and booster seat lawsImportant tips for using child safety seats (car seats) and boosters during travel in Australia



Road trip tipss

> Road trip diaper changes - Tips for changing diapers on road trips with baby


> Road trip with baby - Three easy ways to help keep baby happy in the back seat


> Carsickness - Ten things you'll be glad you have in the car just in case...


> Carsickness - Three humble tips to help prevent carsickness on your next family road trip


> CHECKLIST - Road trip emergency checklist, with essential items all parents should have in the car


> Fall and winter family road trips - Three favorite family pit stops for road trips in crummy weather


> Family road trip tips - Five easy ways to "green" your next family road trip


> Family road trip sanity savers - Five ways my Take-Along Travels with Baby will help on our next family road trip (and might help yours too!)


> Planning pit stops for your family road trip - Think outside the car seat - Every stop with a toddler doesn't have to be Disneyland


> Tales from the road - How a penguin saved my sanity on a 1730-mile road trip with 2 toddlers


> For recommendations of family-friendly pit stops for your road trip, see our Destinations page.

Helpful products and gear for car trips with your child

> Travel vest feature review - Review of the RideSafer travel vest


> Compatible stroller for Paris? Ask Shelly: Which car seat compatible stroller is best for travel to Paris with a baby?


> Portable GoHybrid feature review - Review of the portable, versatile GoHybrid car seat and booster from Safety 1st for children 1.5 years and older


> Three kids across the back seat? - How to fit three car seats or boosters across the back seat of your small rental car


> Car seat accessories - Recommended car seat accessories to help ease travel with your tot


> Pack this! Sanity-saving snack catchers for road trips with toddlers


> Pack this! Spill-proof, drip-proof travel paints for little kids


> Pack this! Organic baby food pouches for travel by plane, train, or car


Find more help for planning your family road trip in Part 4 of Travels with Baby, and get tips to help keep everyone happy on the road in Take-Along Travels with Baby.


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Stroller travel tips and advice:

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Best stroller for travel to Europe with a toddler


Ask Shelly: Which twin stroller is best for travel to Europe?


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Ask Shelly: Which car seat compatible stroller for travel to Paris with a baby?


Tips for taking the New York City subway with a stroller


Tips for taking the Paris Metro with a stroller


Tips for taking Paris buses with a stroller


How to take a London taxi cab with your stroller (and your child still in it)

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