Ready for the first long car trip with your baby? Do you already have the chosen holiday destination but do you fear the impatience of your children during the road trip to get there? Well, take note.
And the jokes and familiar games that we already shared in our childhood in family trips, are still inseparable companions.
Luckily, now, we have many more alternatives. So, when the safety requirement is met, we will help you with 17 very practical accessories so that children can be entertained and comfortable on car trips. And with a bit of luck, you may not have to listen to the repetitive phrase “Is it a long way to go?”
Bag-organizer for baby things, from Hinwo
The diapers, the wipes, a change of spare, the bibs … Having everything at hand and at first glance can be very useful. That is why this cloth storage basket with removable separator and 10 invisible pockets around it have provided us with extra storage space.
It will also be very practical for you to leave it in the nursery and to have it handy when you get your baby in the destination place of vacation.
Made of canvas fabric and with polyester lining, measures 44.5 x 33 x 21 cm.
Change-diapers foldable, from CompraFun
Difficult to get rid of diaper changes on a long road trip, either in a service area in the same car or, hopefully in the bathrooms of a roadside bar.
You may already have a cloth changer for your daily strolls with the baby stroller, but if not, this proposal is a great idea. We liked it because closed does not take up much space and thanks to its handle, you can take it with a little bag hanging from the wrist.
But when you open it, you find a padded, waterproof changer and a removable top mat that is easily washed with a pad for greater baby comfort.
It also hides inside a pocket to keep wipes, a mesh pocket to store diapers, creams and bottles and on the outside has another pocket with zipper to put the phone or other personal items. In this way, you have everything you need to change diapers.
Parasols, by Caramaz
Essential to keep our children protected from the sun’s heat, especially on summer trips.
These children’s design, have a dense mesh fabric that offers 98% protection against dangerous UV rays and heat without obstructing the view from inside the car.
Instead of being fixed to the glasses with suction cups, they are held by static fixation, for an easy installation.
Its universal shape and XL cham (52 x 31 cm) fit any car.
Car seat protector, by Gregor
To not have to worry if the baby or children stain the leather or fabric upholstery of the car.
It is a backrest mat that is attached with adjustable straps to the rear headrest in one minute. It is non-slip to keep the child’s car seat firmly in place.
In addition, it incorporates an easy storage bag on the bottom of the mat, where you can place bottles, bibs, diapers … and so have your things organized and on hand.
Its PVC edge allows easy cleaning of food stains or residues from the soles of children’s shoes and can be washed without problems.
Bottle warmer, from Chicco
It has an adapter for the car lighter, so you can use it at home and travel, also at your destination.
It has two different programs that heat bottles and jars quickly and keeps the milk warm for one hour.
It maintains all the properties of milk thanks to its gradual heating.
In addition, it shuts down automatically and does not need surveillance.
Anti-spill bottle, by Philips Avent
They will ask for water during road trips, for sure, and even more in summer. For that reason, having an anti-spillage learning cup will be very useful and thus not having to stop and change your clothes.
This, with a capacity of 340 ml, incorporates a leak-proof valve that conforms to the shape of the lips, which means that you can use the entire edge to drink, just as adults do.
It has a hygienic protective cover always keeps the cup clean and handles so that the baby can hold it more easily.
Made with BPA-free materials.
Baby boon rear view mirror, baby counter-clockwise
Perfect for when the child travels counter-clockwise, as it allows you to maintain eye contact with your baby while driving. In this way, in a matter of seconds, you will know if you have to stop to take care of it or if your little one is calm and happy during the journey.
The mirror adapts to all vehicles and is easily installed with only two clips on the rear headrest.
It is unbreakable and resistant to impact thanks to its tempered shatterproof glass, thus preserving the safety of your baby at all times. In addition, the double anchoring of the fixing straps guarantees the firmness and stability of the rearview mirror during any journey.
For better vision, the convex mirror enlarges the image so that the driver can easily see the entire body of the baby, without trembling with the movement of the car.
Accessories for a baby infant seat, by Enchant
An aid for the smallest of the house, when they can no longer use the reducer that incorporates the 0 and 0+ chairs.
And is that this set of the pad for the head and for the straps of the child’s safety seat is perfect for children from one to four years.
In bright colours, the headrest supports the head and allows more restful sleep, while the strap covers protect them from chafing.
In addition to the car, you can use them in the strollers or even at home.
Clamp heads, from AppUp
What a pity to see our children with their heads hanging or twisted to the side, whenever they fall asleep in the car and, with a bump, wake up.
This simple accessory is made in 2 parts, the headrest that is attached to the car seat and a head strap that connects to the headrest. When the child is awake, the head strap can move up, over the child’s head, without disturbing him.
It complies with all US and EU safety standards and is the only support for the neck that has passed multiple crash tests for head, chest and neck safety at Calspan Laboratories (New York).
It is compatible with seats of all types of cars and with high backrests and, it fits in a simple way to heads of different sizes.
Seat belt pads, from Tangier
Protective shoulder and chest pads, which also serve to support the head when children grow and go on boosters.
Easy to clean, they adapt perfectly to the belt straps of any car and child seat, while the triangular pillow protects the belly.
Easy Meal, by Chicco Easy Meal
A set that includes 350 ml thermos for baby food, 180 ml container and a spoon with a protective case. They are hermetic and fit between them.
The container can be used inside or outside the thermos and is suitable for refrigerators, freezers, dishwashers and microwaves.
It becomes a good ally after six months when it begins to eat solids. It allows you to keep your food at the ideal temperature for six hours, to be able to offer it at any stop on the trip.
Classic set of magnetic games, by JJ Prime
It is clear that watching your favourite drawings or a movie on the tablet will have them very entertaining and never fails. But they will also end up bored with the screens. And it is better to be prepared for everything.
If they have already turned three, the games never fail and those that come with magnetic chips, are a classic in travel. This set includes folding chess boards, snakes and ladders, ladies and parchís. Each set measures 130 mm x 130 mm x 5 mm.
It comes with a zippered canvas bag to transport them. So that they have several options to choose from.
Table for children Snack, by Lenfest
Undoubtedly, an invention 10 for those children who love to draw and can spend hours entertained with paper and crayons.
In addition, this tray, with foldable and waterproof legs, includes a 40×32 cm board and comes with educational drawing paper set and markers. Made of non-toxic material, it can be easily cleaned with a damp cloth and is water resistant.
It incorporates elastic mesh pockets, ideal for storing toys, books, bottles and snacks. The activity tray can be removed with a single click.
It is transported folded, so it can also be used as a centre of activities in the destination, to eat or in air travel.
Movistar Car, Wifi in the car
It can be a good option if we do not want our teenagers not to base their phone data on us and that it should smoke. In addition, they will be entertained while listening to your favourite music.
According to Xataka mobile explains , it is a small device that can be connected to the ODB port of the vehicle (usually under the wheel) and becomes an inspector of the car to which we could connect from a distance, in addition to a repeater with that offer connection to the rest of the occupants of the vehicle.
Up to 5 simultaneous devices can be connected with 3 GB of consumption per month. Now the promotion includes 10 GB.
This service can be contracted from June through 1004 and also through the exclusive website of Movistar for this service.
If it is contracted during 2019, we save 20 euros of registration and one month of monthly payment (3 euros/month). In addition, there is no permanency commitment nor is it necessary to be a Movistar customer.
When we hire Movistar Car, the operator sends the device to our home, with an active SIM card inside it. The installation instructions are included in the service app.
Tablet Galaxy Tab 10.1 “, from Samsung
Even if you are reluctant to the binomial children-screens, in the long run it can end up being a good investment, as long as you control the time of use.
This model with Wi-Fi has a RAM of 2 GB and storage capacity of 32 GB with microSD slot expandable up to 512 GB.
In addition, it offers a very realistic image resolution: 1920 x 1200 pixels on a WUXGA screen with great sharpness, which will immerse children in their movies and games.
Mode 4.0 Children will awaken the creative side of children, with space to draw and sound effects. In addition, it allows adjusting the time of use and block applications.
Another interesting feature when arriving at a destination is that you can connect the tablet via Wi-Fi Direct to the TV to share and watch content without cables.
Car tablet support, from POOPHUNS
And if you want your children to travel more comfortably while watching their movies, you need support to hold the tablet.
There are many possibilities, but we like this one because it is practical and easy to install.
It is a universal hard plastic support and is very resistant, which is fixed to the front headrest with plastic fixing screws, and with non-slip silicone tapes, to protect the car and the tablet from scratches, also preventing it from vibrating.
Organizer for children, by CARTO
While protecting the back of the inevitable kicks of children, offers great storage capacity and is fixed with a click closure at the height of the headrest, so you can put it and remove it whenever you need it.
It is made of polyester and can be easily washed with water and detergent.