Disney - Plan it! Wing it at your peril!
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Disney with Kids – Plan it! Wing it at your peril!

I planned Disney obsessively before we went. It’s safe to say that I’m not someone that usually ‘wings it’ at the best of times but I knew from experience that Disney was not one of the things to just rock up and enjoy! It should be, it’s the most magical …

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How to Save Money at Disney
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6 Ways to Save Money at Disney with Kids

One of the things I was really conscious of before we travelled to Disney was the fact that we had already spent a lot of money (a lot!).   I had booked some pretty expensive character breakfasts and lunches (best not remind hubby of that!) and I didn’t want to spend …

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Baby Wearing at Disney
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Baby Wearing at Disney

Whilst I’ve been researching touring Walt Disney World I’ve been listening to lots of podcasts and reading lots of tips about travelling with little ones and children.  One tip that comes up time and time again is Baby Wearing. As the parks are busy and lots and lots of people …

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Travel Snugs Perfect for Long Haul
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Long Haul Flight? Get a Travel Snug!

If you are travelling long haul with young children then you need these travel snugs in your life. Don’t debate them, just incorporate them into the cost of your flight tickets: they are fantastic, snuggly, and really helped my kids sleep on our recent flights to Florida. Yes I was …

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Fill n Squeeze
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Travel Tips – The Fill n Squeeze

Alright, I’ll admit it, I sometimes use ready-made baby food pouches… With the best will in the world, despite my best efforts, those pouches are, let’s admit it, invaluable. There are times when you need to give the little one food pretty quick and when you are out and about, …

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Little Life ID Safety Straps
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Travel Tips: Little Life Safety ID Straps

At just £4.99 with free delivery these Little Life Safety ID Straps are a bargain, and mine wore these every day we went to the theme parks.  A simple design that is comfy to wear, with space for your name, your child’s name and a number.  They are adjustable and …

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Lalaloopsy
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Travel Tips: Lalaloopsy Style N Swap

When we go away whether for a weekend or a longer holiday the girls always pack a little bag with books, pens, colouring books etc etc. Recently it has been all about little characters too.  The front pocket of their backpacks is always filled with various characters from Disney to …

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Ultimate Packing List for Travelling Abroad with your Baby
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Ultimate Packing List for Travelling Abroad with your Baby

We love a list here at Mini Travellers but when one of our writers was planning to head off on holiday abroad for the first time with her 6 month old baby, she couldn’t find a Checklist or Packing List that she thought had everything on, so she put a …

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Bobux Blaze
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Bobux Blaze – Perfect for Days Out

One of the things I stressed about in the run up to our 14 days in Orlando was shoes! I have a bit of a thing for shoes but I also know that if you are asking your kids to walk for 8 hours round an enormous park in the …

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Backup Plus Ultra Slim by Seagate
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Why you might need Portable Back Up Storage

Like most people we take loads and loads of photos on holiday. In fairness due to hubby’s love of photography and this blog we probably take significantly more photos than most people and this means that when we are away we need to get those photos off our cameras and …

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Luggage Tags for Kids

Shortly before we left on our holiday we were sent some beautiful personalised Luggage tags by Coconutgrass.com You can currently choose from over ten different designs and have your children’s full name on there or just there first name. At just £9 I think they are a lovely gift or a really nice …

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Jet Lag
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How my Kids coped with an 8 hour Flight and Jetlag

Quite a lot of you have asked me how the kids coped with the 8 hour flight to Florida and back and more specifically whether they coped with the jet lag. My three are 5, 4 and 4 and regular 7pm til 7am sleepers. We are very lucky they sleep …

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Mia Tui - The Perfect Hand Luggage
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Mia Tui – The Perfect Hand Luggage

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 day trip to Orlando and beyond and it not only has room for everything, but it looks super stylish too. Mia Tui means ‘my bag’ in Vietnamese …

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Sea World Orlando Florida One Day Touring Plan for Under 5's
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Sea World Orlando Touring Plan with Under 5’s

This Touring Plan has been designed to take into account the fact that we have small children and we won’t be able to ride the adult rides Kraken and Manta.  We visited on the first day of our holiday as a friend of the family who worked in Florida for years always …

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SpaceCot – The travel cot that assembles in 3 seconds…..

Excited much? Me? I could squeal like a pig in muck over the cool, new SpaceCot. This fabulous product boasts that it can be assembled in three seconds. Yes, you read that right: three seconds! My husband and I once spent over an hour and a half trying to put …

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Hollywood Studios
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One Day Touring Plan for Hollywood Studios with Under 5’s

This Touring Plan has been designed to take into account the fact that we have small children (Under 5’s) and Grandparents with us who will not want to cross the park very often to get from ride to ride. It also takes into account the fact that we will probably have …

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Baby Wearing – How to Ski with a 6 Month Old! 

You took a 6 month old Skiing! Is that possible? Are you crazy? I hear you say. Yes, with the right kit, it’s no different to taking a walk in snowy covered Yorkshire. (Logistically, Mummy & Daddy split ski shifts so one would have the morning and one would have …

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Two Day Touring Plan for Epcot with Under 5’s

This Touring Plan has been designed to take into account the fact that we have small children (Under 5’s) and Grandparents with us who will not want to cross the park very often to get from ride to ride. It also takes into account the fact that we will probably have …

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Making Parking at Heathrow Easier with Kids

Going on a trip with your kids is one of the most pleasant experiences you’ll ever have to go through in life. You check out the best destinations, book flights months in advance, and come up with an itinerary the whole family will enjoy. The world offers a lot of …

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Travel Tips: Kids UV Combi Wetsuits

We recently went to Portugal at February Half Term.  This first place we stayed Martinhal Quinta did not have a heated pool so I knew we needed something to keep my eldest warm in the pool.  I know that sounds a little mean, but my younger two are not quite …

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Travel Tips: The Kiddy Smartfix

The importance of using the right car seats can never be overlooked.  Whether you are using the car for a day trip, a holiday or just a trip to the shops, it is important to keep your children as safe as they can be.  We all know this, but for …

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Magic Kingdom
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Two Day Magic Kingdom Touring Plan for Princess Lovers

This Touring Plan has been designed to take into account the fact that we have small children (Under 5’s) and Grandparents with us who will not want to cross the park very often to get from ride to ride. It also takes into account the fact that we have two days …

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Sunuva
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Life’s Good at the Beach with Sunuva

We were in Portugal over Half Term at Martinhal Quinta and Sagres and we got the opportunity to try out some of Sunuva’s new Spring/Summer 2016 collection. I fell in love with Sunuva’s swimwear last year in Greece when I worked out that I could keep the girls safe in …

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Playtpus
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Fun in the Sun with Platypus Australia

Mini Travellers has teamed up with PLATYPUS AUSTRALIA to offer one lucky reader a chance to win a Bikini and UPF50+ Sun Jacket for girls aged 2-8. The bikini has really fabulous shorts with it and the zip up top ensures they can stay warm if it’s a little chilly, …

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