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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 | 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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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 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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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!

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 with Kids

Plan your Lapland adventure this year with my top tips for visiting Lapland on a family holiday.

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11 things you need to keep the kids occupied when travelling – FREE PRINTABLE

“Are we there yet?!” Traveling with kids can be such a chore, you’ve spent months planning your amazing trip, the last few days packing and your 30 minutes into your journey and the kids start asking “Are we there yet?”. Here at Mini Travellers, we know exactly how you feel, …

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How to Swap the Daily Commute for a Week in the Sun

Can you swap the daily commute for a week in the sun and if you can how much would it cost? NB: This is a collaborative post with Love Holidays Perhaps at this time of year more than any other our thoughts turn to warm seas and blue skies and …

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Cameras for all the Family!

Need to keep the kids entertained on your travels? What about a camera? We are a family who takes photographs. From time to time hubby has done this at a professional level and has been commissioned to take some fabulous photos at weddings.  If you see excellent photos on this …

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10 Educational Apps for Kids aged 4-6

We are huge fans of iPads when we travel. We restrict the use of them during term time, but when we travel in the car, on the aeroplane, or on the ferry we do let the kids play to pass away the time.  Recently I’ve been asked a few times …

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Printing Memories with HP Sprocket Photo Printer Bundle

Do you ever feel like some occasions pass in a blink of an eye and you don’t get chance to remember them? Then you need the HP Sprocket Photo Printer. I’ve tried to get better over the last few years about printing photo books from holidays or actually getting photos …

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Review: BenQ TreVolo S Bluetooth Speakers www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Review: BenQ TreVolo S Bluetooth Speakers

Our review of the BenQ “TreVolo S” Bluetooth Speakers *We were sent the TreVolo S speakers to review. BenQ make Bluetooth speakers. Who knew. And very good ones at that! First things first I like simple things. Before we get to the sound, for me the most important thing for …

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Travel Tips: GoGo squeeZ snacks | Mini Travellers Review www.minitravellers.co.uk
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Travel Tips: GoGo squeeZ snacks | Mini Travellers Review

Find out what we thought of the GoGo squeeZ range of fruit snacks.

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Quick Ferry to France or Slow Ferry to France?

On our trip to Brittany in August we took the slow ferry to France from Portsmouth to Caen and the quick ferry back from Cherbourg to Portsmouth here is what we thought of both options. We haven’t done Ferries since the kids were born. In fairness I haven’t taken a …

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