Kids' Luggage: For Around the Corner or Across the Globe!
Traveling can cause jet lag. But traveling with kids may cause “kid lag,” resulting in pure exhaustion. However, vacation-bound Moms and Dads can breathe a sigh of relief because The Giggle Guide™ has found some products for travel that make getting on-the-go more fun and stylish! For the best in arrivals and departures, we found just the ticket with these baggage handlers: Dante Beatrix, Room It Up, Sassafras, TrendyKid and Faith Knight.
Dante Beatrix: Kid-Style Luggage with Go Power!
Bags are manufactured to withstand the test of travel with tough nylon and a metal frame. Bags are available in three adorably chic designs: Percival the Dinosaur, Esther the Bunny, and Dieter the Monkey. In child friendly colors, including black with green trim, pink with red, and orange with yellow. Great for spotting luggage on the conveyor belt! Wheelie bags retail for $94. www.dantebeatrix.com
Room It Up: Because Kids Always Need More Room!
This oversized duffel is designed to fit as a carry-on and doubles as a rolling suitcase with adjustable handle and wheels. This polyester bag features multiple zippered pockets for easy access storage and a detachable shoulder strap. Each bag is fully lined and comes in chic patterns from funky flowers, stripes, and girly designs to sophisticated black and white. Tweens to teens will fall in love with these fabrics! The Room It Up Roller Duffel Bag retails for $60. www.RoomItUp.com.
Sassafras: Have Animal Pal, Will Travel!
The Pull-Along can be used as a rolling suitcase or backpack for younger children, ages 3-7. The bags each feature a large plush animal face with snouts that double as a front pocket for knick knacks and toys. Pull-alongs are available in loveable characters: Lola the Leopard, Dexter the Dog, Gigi the Giraffe, Morrie the Moose, and Harriet the Horse. Bags retail for $24.95. www.SassafrasStore.com.
TrendyKid Ride-On: Getting There is Half the Fun!
This all-in-one luggaqge and toy features a wide-wheel base, designed for sharp turns, a saddle-shaped back for comfortable riding, stabilizers to keep little ones from toppling over, and grips that steer the Trunki! Trunkis even hook together so parents can tote multiple “train” thier kids! This will help keep kids busy during a lay-over!
Terrance the Trunki’s interior features straps to keep toys and clothes in place. The suitcase also features a lock to protect precious items. When in a hurry, the Trunki has a shoulder strap for easy carrying. Terrance the Trunki retails for $49.99. www.TrendyKid.com.
Faith Knight: Fun and Funky, Mile after Smiles!
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