Flying with Kids | Kids Area in Heathrow T5 | Mini Travellers
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Flying with Kids | Kids Area in Heathrow T5 | Mini Travellers

Where is the kids area in Heathrow T5? There are a number of kids areas at Heathrow Airport, in fact each terminal has one but we have flown from T5 a few times and the kids area in Heathrow T5 can be a little tricky to find . The kids …

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4 Ways to Sterilise Bottles when Travelling with a Baby
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4 Ways to Sterilise Bottles when Travelling with a Baby

A simple guide on how to sterilise your bottles when travelling with a baby How do you sterilise your baby’s bottles when you’re travelling? This is a question that keeps coming up and whilst it’s been a while since we travelled with bottles the question is one that was etched …

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British Airways Above & Beyond | Mini Travellers
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British Airways Above & Beyond | Mini Travellers

Yesterday I published a post questioning if  British Airways now a Budget Airline based on an experience on the route between Manchester and London. However it’s only fair to redress the balance with a review of the service on the way home from Pisa to London the same weekend. The whole …

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Is British Airways now a Budget Airline?

Is it fair to say that British Airways is now a Budget Airline? There has been a lot of changes over at British Airway and having taken four flights with British Airways over a long weekend away in Tuscany, I feel like we experienced both the lows and the highs …

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Mia Tui – The Perfect Hand Luggage | Mini Travellers Review

This bag is, in the name of the book that I’m reading,  ‘My Brilliant Friend’. It’s packed as my hand luggage for our 14 nights in Malawi and it not only has room for everything, but it looks super stylish too. Mia Tui means ‘my bag’ in Vietnamese and the range …

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Cuddledry Baby & Me washbag review | Mini Travellers
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Cuddledry Baby & Me washbag review | Mini Travellers

How is it possible that someone so small requires so much ‘stuff’?! So I was delighted when Cuddledry sent us the Baby and Me washbag to test on our trip. We recently travelled to Cape Verde for a week of warm weather (thankfully avoiding the UK snowfall!) and our packing …

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Travel Tips: Solar Buddies roll-on, mess free and reusable sunscreen applicators | Child Friendly Sun Cream

Solar Buddies have been designed as roll-on, mess free and reusable sunscreen applicators.  Top up with a sunscreen of your choice. Child Friendly and invented by two South Wales mothers who were worried about how their children would be able to independently apply sunscreen in school to protect themselves from the …

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6 Exciting New Unique Travel Games To Add To Your List
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6 Exciting Unique New Travel Games To Add To Your List

We’ve all been there, on our way to that long awaited beach holiday, we’re not even off the motorway and the kids are telling us, ‘I’m bored!’. I don’t think as parents that there is ever a way to stop those dreaded words, but there is definitely ways to keep …

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How to Choose the Best Airbnb

When we decided to head to Porto at February half term we decided to use an Airbnb for the first time. I asked on my Mini Travellers Facebook page what tips people had for how to choose the best Airbnb and you all came up with some great ideas so …

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SkyBaby Travel Mattress Review | Mini Travellers

We recently flew for around 6 hours with our 9 month old baby to Cape Verde and were intrigued to test out the SkyBaby as given the length of the flight, keeping him – and us – comfy was a real priority.  The SkyBaby travel mattress is meant to be …

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And our survey said...
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And Our Survey Said | Free Travel Game

As a child I have fond memories of mum playing this game with us. She’d say a letter and we would try to pick something the other didn’t, then we would get to M and she would say ‘best person in the world’ and we’d both put ‘mum’ of course, …

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How to Stretch Your Summer Holiday Budget!

 The summer holidays might seem like a far cry from the wet winter weather we’ve been experiencing recently, but despite this, it’s never too early to start planning for your family’s summer getaway! *NB this is a guest post by icount Recent research has revealed that the cost of summer …

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Travelling with Children | Is it Better by Train? www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Cheap Family Train Tickets to and from London Euston | From £65 for 6 People!

Recently it came to my attention that you can buy Family Train Tickets to get you to and from London Euston! This is not a sponsored post in any way, and I’ve not been asked to write it, it’s just a public service announcement about how to get cheaper Family …

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FREE Printable | Are we there yet? Bingo!
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FREE Printable Travel Game | Are we there yet? Bingo!

Half Term may well be over but Easter will be with you before we know it and a lot of us are thinking about that trip we have planned. With all the packing that needs to be done, sorting something out to keep the kids occupied on the journey can …

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Utah Beach D-Day Museum | Sainte-Marie-du-Mont, France www.minitravellers.co.uk
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10 Things to do with Kids near Cherbourg while waiting for the Ferry

If you find yourself on the afternoon ferry from Cherbourg at 5pm then here are 10 Things to do with Kids near Cherbourg while waiting for the Ferry. Last year we found ourself needing to head back to the ferry at Cherbourg for 5pm to get the last ferry back home …

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FREE Printable | Take a Trip with the Lego Family!

If your kids love Lego then we have the perfect printable for you. Keep them occupied your way to your destination with our Lego printable. Draw the Lego family’s faces, what’s in their cases and design their flight tag, You could even print one out for all your family and …

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Review | Tula Free to Grow Baby Carrier
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Review | Tula Free to Grow Baby Carrier

First Thoughts on a Tula Free to Grow Baby Carrier What is it? Tula Free to Grow is an ergonomic buckle type of baby carrier that can be used from 7-45lbs without adding an infant insert like most carriers. It works by having three width and two height settings to allow …

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Getting back into your own bed after travelling!
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Getting back into your own bed after travelling!

Why there’s nothing better than getting back to your own bed after travelling! *This post is brought to you by Sleepadvisor.org Travel is a great thing. It gives us experiences and memories that others only dream of, without ever taking the necessary steps to make those dreams come true. Those …

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Review | Toddlebike2 the balance bike for the Under 3’s

Wondering whether a balance bike for the Under 3’s is worthwhile? Find out what our reviewer thought of the Toddlebike2. What is the Toddlebike2? Toddlebike2 is a pre balance bike for the under 3’s. It fills a gap between baby ride-on toys and bikes/scooters designed for older children. It has …

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Keeping the kids occupied with this FREE ‘i-spy’ printable

We’ve all been there, up at 5 am, setting off to the airport, everyone is extremely excited even all the way through check-in and then you’ve got half an hour to kill before boarding the plane. What do you do to keep the kids occupied then? You pop out the printables, …

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Review | Keen Waterpoof Boots www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Review | Keen Waterpoof Boots

If you’re wanting Waterproof Warm Boots do take a look at our review of Keen Waterpoof Boots. Packing for our trip to Lapland this Christmas was fairly tricky. What were the kids going to wear, how many layers would they need to take, what coats, scarves and gloves would we …

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Ryanair have changed their cabin bag policy! | January 2018

I received notification this morning that Ryanair have changed their cabin bag policy and at first I was horrified! I have recently booked flights to Porto with Ryanair from Liverpool Airport for a fabulous price of only £220 return for the 5 of us at half term.  I decided to …

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How to keep your home safe when you’re away with the kids

A few tips on how to keep your home safe when you’re away with the kids *Guest Post from Banham Going away with the little ones can be an unforgettable experience, but you can never be too careful. Security experts at Banham have pointed out that thieves can tell if …

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20 Top Tips for Visiting Lapland www.minitravellers.co.uk
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20 Top Tips for Visiting Lapland

20 Top Tips for Visiting Lapland! Christmas treats for kids don’t get much better than going to Lapland and meeting the real Father Christmas – do they?  They don’t but you do need to think about a few things to get the best out of it!  So here are 20 Top Tips …

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