Overseas travel is here and now! When traveling with children, a little preparation goes a long way. This includes packing for the trip in a way that you would be able to find what you need when you need it. Having a luggage per person would be the first step towards organizing your belongings. After all, looking for an item in one suitcase is much easier than finding it in multiple suitcases. Involving your children in the packing process invites them to accept the responsibility of their own belongings. Read on for the best ride-on, scoot-on, backpack or suitcase-style travel bags for kids!
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Trunki is an iconic travel luggage at airports around the world. Trunki ride-on luggages are known for their secure lockable catches, easily detachable tow straps and horn grips for stability. Built to last, trunkis are made to be handed down from generation to generation. The imagineers at Trunki have proved themselves to be one of the leading child luggage brands with over 100 awards from the nursery, toy, design and business sectors.
Motherswork, #02-118, 1 Kim Seng Promenade Singapore 237994, www.motherswork.com.sg
A ride-on suitcase that turns an economy seat into a mini bed for a restful flight for your child! The sleep on feature of BedBox is approved for use by multiple airlines. Founded by parents that were faced with a problem of putting their young child to sleep on the plane. This ingenious two-in-one solution allows parents to ensure the comfort and safety of their child without sacrificing their own space and comfort on the plane. There is also a backpack option for shorter trips that can be purchased as a travel bundle. Features like water repellent fabric, pull-out seat pad and expansion zippers makes the backpack a complete package.
Pupsik Studio, 2 Bukit Batok Street 23 #07-05 Bukit Batok Connection Singapore 659554, www.pupsikstudio.com/shop-by-brands/stokke
Skiphop carries a range of items including baby gear, educational toys and kid friendly luggages. Parents get to choose between rolling luggages and mini backpacks and kids get to choose from a range of cute animal designs. Skiphop mini backpacks come with a safety harness and a tether that help parents ensure the safety of their child in crowded areas. These mini backpacks are great for facilitating a step towards independence for your young child.
Tangs, 310 Orchard Road Tang Plaza, Singapore 238864. www.tangs.com/productlist/brand/skip-hop
This one stop shop has made its mark amongst young parents in Singapore. Smiggle has grown to an impressive 21 stores across our city state. Each store packed from ceiling to floor with everything a kid could want, including travel luggages. 3D character designs and various compartment design options make it easy for little hands to manage their own bags.
Smiggle, Shp B1-02 Plaza Singapura, 68 Orchard Road Singapore 238839 www.smiggle.sg
Stephen Joseph's luggage are like an adult's wheeled suitcase, but sized just right for little kids! Their rolling luggage is available in a variety of designs that are bright and colorful. It is definitely heard to miss on the luggage belt. Each luggage is designed to be at the perfect height for little travelers and also comes with a huge main compartment that can accommodate their favorite stuffed toys, books, stationery and snacks. Want to make it even more individual? Personalize it with your little travel's initials or name!
Stephen Joseph, www.stephenjosephgifts.com
Teaching your young traveler the importance of green travelling? Perhaps start them off with Olli Ella's See-Ya Suitcase! Aptly name, these suitcases are made from recycled plastic bottles that are free of petrochemicals. The best part is that they are all water resistant, making it perfect to take them out for any beach or rainy weather. The suitcase also comes with a built-in elastic band so that your little one can bring along their favorite plush toy on their holidays!
Have on a hand a young toddler who is a massive Disney fan? Then they would absolutely love American Tourister's Kids Disney Luggage. The luggage features a sleek design with single spinner wheels, a mono tube pull handle, and a top grab handle for easy lifting. The interior of the luggage is fully lined and detailed with crisscross tie-down straps to hold clothing in place and a zip around divider that creates two separate packing compartments. Choose from a selection of Disney-themed luggages such as Frozen or the classic Mickey and Minny Mouse!
If you are intending to embark on an adventurous getaway with the entire family, then Mountaintop's Kids Backpack is the perfect travel bag for those morning or sunset hikes. With a capacity of 8 liter, this backpack is suitable for preschoolers up to those in primary school. Highlights of this backpack includes its weight, at only 0.33kg which is the equivalent of a large apple, as well as its water-resistant materials, protecting all the bag's contents regardless of the weather. The bag's padded adjustable straps and padded back that make it comfortable to carry throughout the family's adventures!
When it comes to summer-themed suitcases, no one does it better than Pottery Barn! Their Lemon Slice Round Hard-Sided Spinner Suitcase & Toiletry Bag Set is definitely hard to miss on the luggage belt or among the crowds! This four spinner wheels and retractable handle are made for long walks to the airline gate. At the same time, the hard exterior of the luggage protects the little ones' contents, such as stuffed toys and snacks. Plus, this suitcase comes with a toiletry bag for you to stow all of the little ones' on-the-go get-ready necessities!
Pottery Barn, www.pbteen.com
Looking for a suitcase that is versatile and can be easily converted? Yodo 3-Way Suitcase checks all these boxes! This versatile suitcase allows you to convert the luggage into a hand bag or backpack, growing along with your toddler throughout their childhood years. Its spacious compartment comes with a zip pocket inside, making packing organized and simple for your little one. The suitcase comes with additional thick padded panel at the back side to hide the stiff trolley handles, ensuring maximum comfort for the little ones when they are using it as a backpack.
Check Out Other Kids Travel Bag Shops Here!
MuuHoo Luggage, www.babyplannersg.com/product/muuhoo-kids-luggage
BenBat GoVinci Trolley, www.baby-central.com.sg
Kid On The Move, www.kidonthemove.com.sg
Pororo Trolley School Bag, www.amazon.sg