Traveling with babies is no easy feat. Oftentimes, deciding what to pack is the most difficult part. We've rounded up some of the best baby travel gear on the market to ease the process. From trusted brands, these classic essentials and new and improved gadgets will ensure your vacation with baby is a breeze.

Written by Hilarey Wojtowicz

Mountain Buggy Pod High Chair

Be sure baby has a spot at the table with the Mountain Buggy Pod Clip-On High Chair. The lightweight (2.2 pounds!), foldable highchair is outfitted with aluminum clamps and non-slip rubber grip pads that latch on to any table top between 1.8 and 4.5 centimeters thick. The soft seat has a plastic insert with a padded back for comfort and support. Additionally, a T-strap fits around little ones' legs so they can't slide out. The chair folds flat and fits into a carrying case, making it easy to pack for vacation. It is made for infants between 3 months and 3 years who weigh 33 pounds or less.

Approximate Price: $60

Boon Squirt Baby Food Dispensing Spoon

Remove the mess from mealtime with the Boon Squirt Baby Food Dispensing Spoon. The all-in-one feeding utensil allows parents to put baby food into the food-grade silicone tube before connecting it to the plastic spoon where, with just a small squeeze, it dispenses food so baby can eat. The tube holds up to 3 ounces of baby food and is made with BpA-free, Phthalate-free and PVC-free materials. Its size fits easily in carry-on and diaper bags, and comes with a cap for quick storage. The Squirt Baby Food Dispensing Spoon is made for infants ages 4 months and older.

Approximate Price: $8

TinyDiner Portable Placemat

Set up baby"s mealtime almost anywhere with the TinyDiner Portable Placemat. The durable, flexible material is BPA- and PVC-free so little ones can eat snacks right on its surface. An outer rim and built-in bar prevents spills and messes from leaving the placemat, and the suction cups secure it in place on any table. When mealtime is over, the placemat can go right in the dishwasher, and when you're on the road, roll and tuck the placemat into itself for easy storage. The TinyDiner Portable Placemat comes in a variety of colors.

Approximate Price: $13

Skip Hop Pronto! Changing Station

Change baby's diaper anywhere with the Skip Hop Pronto! Changing Station. The foldable changing pad is extra wide with a cushioned head area so baby is extra comfortable. Plus, it comes with a carrying case that can store the essentials: diapers (up to four), creams, wipes and even cell phones, wallets and keys. After folding the changing pad and closing the carrying clutch, hook it onto a stroller or backpack with a clip-on strap. The Skip Hop Pronto! Changing Station comes in a variety of designs, from stripes and polka dots to hearts and triangles.

Approximate Price: $25

Flyebaby Infant Airplane Seat

Keep baby comfortable and secure on your next flight with the Flyebaby Infant Airplane Seat. The top of the hammock-type seat hooks onto a tray table while the bottom is strapped to mom or dad's waist. Baby is then fastened into the seat via a five-point harness. After you've landed, roll the seat up for easy storage in your carry-on. The seat meets all FAA regulations and is machine washable. It is designed for infants weighing 25 pounds or less. Note: The seat should not be used during take-off or landing.

Approximate Price: $40

Boon Naked Collapsible Baby Bathtub

Perfect for both grandma"s house and vacations, the Boon Naked Collapsible Baby Bathtub offers a reclining design with two positions that expand to support your infant as he or she grows. When bath time is done, simply unplug the basin to drain water before wiping it dry. Then, collapse the tub (it has two collapsible feet) into its 3.5-inch-high flat position and pack it in the bottom of your suitcase. Choose from three colors: pink, blue or green. The tub holds babies from newborn to 18 months.

Approximate Price: $40

Doona Infant Car Seat Stroller

The Doona Infant Car Seat Stroller is exactly what its name implies: a car seat and stroller all in one. Upon first glance, this product looks like a normal car seat. However, it has integrated wheels that remain compact until you pop them out, turning it into quickly a stroller. It small, lightweight shape (just 12 pounds!) frees up space in cars and easily fits into airplane seats. It is certified for air travel in the U.S. and Europe. Additionally, the Doona Infant Car Seat Stroller comes with optional accessories like a rain cover, wheel covers, vehicle seat protector, sunshade extension and more. It holds infants who weigh between 4 and 35 pounds and are 32 inches or less in length. It is certified for air travel and weighs about 12 pounds.

Approximate Price: $640

Fisher-Price Ultra-Lite Day & Night Play Yard

The Fisher-Price Ultra-Lite Day & Night Play Yard is half the weight of other play yards, making it the perfect baby gear for travel. The padded square mattress bottom is comfortable for infants to play on before parents convert it to a sleep space. The inclined sleeper has a supportive seat back with a cushioned headrest and a three-point restraint to hold baby securely in place. The play yard is built for infants less than 35 inches in length. It also comes with a vinyl changing pad and travel clutch bag for easy storage.

Approximate Price: $100

BABYBJORN Baby Carrier We

Choose how you carry your child with the BABYBJORN Baby Carrier We. Newborns can fit snuggly against a parent's front while toddlers can feel secure on a parent's back. It can easily be adjusted to firmly support a newborn"s fragile head, and opens up quickly and easily when it's time to take baby out of the carrier. Legs and arms remain free for extra comfort. Plus, shoulder, back and waist straps provide just as much comfort for parents. The carrier is designed for newborns, infants and toddlers who are between 8 and 33 pounds in weight and between 21 and 39 inches in length.

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