Sunday, June 28, 2015

Travelling gear for your (almost) stress free family holiday

School is out and traveling season is on… Looking forward to your summer adventures? Make sure to  pack some practical on functional baby/toddler gear. To help you, we asked Miranda Hilton, CEO and Chief mum of Family Souk Ventures the official distributors for Phil & Teds and Mountain Buggy in the GCC, her must-have for traveling with babies and toddlers this summer. Here's her practical buy for (almost) stress free summer  travel with the little ones.


Phil & Teds Car Seat, If you’re travelling with a baby, travelling to and from the airport with baby safe and comfortable will get you off to a good start. Enter the phil&teds Alpha infant capsule – attachable onto any stroller with a maxi-cosi adaptor fixing, and perfect on a phil&teds stroller, this infant capsule weighs only 3KG so it’s super light, and is a perfect stage 1 car seat from 0-13KG. AED599 available at


Mountain Buggy Nano A truly lightweight, compact folding travel stroller that offers an authentic Mountain Buggy experience. The nano travel stroller provides dual functionality of car seat compatibility to easily transform into a fuss free urban stroller - perfect for today's busy, travelling modern families. ultra compact size - 22" wide with a compact fold. Custom fit travel bag for travel convenience and ultra light at 13 lbs, nano meets the standard weight restriction for carry on planes, trains and automobiles DHS 1399 available at DB Babies, Bumblebee and Check out Kaya from SassyMamaDubai strolling along Dubai airport… read more here!


Phil & Teds Nest Taking a baby to a brand new environment and time zone, and then hoping they’ll sleep soundly in a new cot is a pretty unlikely scenario that can lead to a number of sleepless nights at the beginning of your holiday. The phil&teds Nest is a pop-up, super lightweight baby bed that you can put your infant into a home before they travel to get them used to it, and then take with you on holiday. It unfolds in seconds and can be packed away in it’s own convenient travel bag, which is roomy enough to carry all your baby accessories too. Dhs499 available at

Phil & Teds Traveller! (for toddlers, from 0-3 years, we have the phil&teds Traveller at 3.2KG.This genius product again is super easy to assemble and comes in a very compact bag too – the only travel cot in the world lighter than a baby. AED 899 available a


Phil & Teds Navigator- the world’s first auto stop™ inline™ You don’t think about it when you have your first child but when you closely have your second little one, all of a sudden a stroller for one no longer works! Enter phil&teds who INVENTED the in-line stroller concept – one child in front of the other, to allow you to navigate narrow doorframes with ease. Navigator is the world’s first auto stop™ inline™ set to revolutionise the way parents think about safety & convenience. auto stop™ allows parents hands free moments whether an older child pauses to take in an interesting sight, a mobile phone starts to ring or simply needing to rub a smudge off their glasses. With 26 riding options on a super slim frame, you can take one or two children anywhere with refreshing ease. Navigator - the world’s first auto stop™ inline™ is leading the way in safety & convenience. AED 2700 and AED 3399 for double kit (2 seats) available at Mamas and Papas Dubai Mall

Phil & Teds Airlight Baby Carrier
Travel baby carrier - Unbelievably compact, airlight gives you the freedom to travel light with baby on board. Weighing less than 400g, airlight packs down to the size of a water bottle, perfect for your handbag, car or suitcase - wherever space is at a premium! AED 215 We are currently using the Airlight Baby Carrier for our summer travel. Super light and convenient, it fits in our baby bag for easy hand free on the go emergency. Thumbs up!

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