A simple outing to the park with your baby requires 15 minutes of packing and planning, so a lengthy trip , especially to a foreign country—demands serious preparation. Make a list, check it twice
Don’t Over Pack
Figure out what baby gear you can temporarily do without, and have the rest shipped even with courier .
Pack for playtime. Bring a few favorite toys and books and a few new ones to keep things interesting while you're flying with your baby .
Schedule Flights During Nap Time Whether your flight is a long haul or a quick jaunt, schedule it during your child’s nap time. When your baby’s sleep schedule isn’t disrupted, it’ll be a more pleasant experience for everybody.
Be Your Own Pharmacy Whatever might go wrong often will when traveling with kids. Whether it’s a cold, fever, stomach bug, or just a garden-variety headache, it helps to have your own medicine, prescriptions, and supplies at the ready.
Babysitters are Your Friends
If you feel comfortable leaving your children with a sitter, most five-star hotels have relationships with local babysitting agencies and can arrange a background-checked sitter for you !