You haven't been on holiday since the baby was born and deserve
need a break but it's not as easy as just stepping on the plane. Before you book that family holiday abroad you have been looking forward to for months you need to consider the following:
1. Passport - Ensure you order your baby's passport before you book the holiday. Things go unexpectedly wrong and you may have to wait longer than usual for it to arrive. Allow yourselves time by ordering the passport first.
2. Vaccinations - It is vital your baby has had their vaccinations before taking them abroad. You are taking them to a foreign country you have no idea what illnesses other people on the plane, in the country. It is recommended that you wait until they have had their first lot of vaccinations.
3. Insurance - You never know what may happen, it's always best to ensure you have bought travel insurance. Your bags may go missing with all your babies clothes/essentials, you will need to claim those back.
4. Ensure you have the correct clothing and essentials - It is vital that you pack the correct clothing for the climate you are visiting. If you are going somewhere hot you will need plenty of cool clothing, hats. sunscreen, swim suits, if you are going somewhere cool ensure you pack enough layers of clothing for your baby. Same with food and milk, ensure you have stocked up on enough. Don't forget sunscreen and hats!
5. Pack a first aid bag - Include the most essential items you think your baby will need. You never know how they make take to being in a foriegn country so it is always best to pack everything you have.
- Mosquito repellent
- antihistamine cream
- Sunscreen (factor SPF 30) and soothing Aftersun cream
- Anti colic or gripe water
Now you have looked at what to consider before taking your baby abroad why not take a look at some tips on taking your baby abroad. Once you are fully prepared on what to expect get booking that holiday! Ice Lolly Holidays are a great place to start looking for fantastic family holidays!
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