Never Leave Home without these Kid Travel Beds

The Lotus Crib packs easily into its carry case that turns into a backpack so you can carry it while still carrying your babe and the diaper bag.

Planning upcoming traveling with the kiddos and searching for an ideal sleep solution?

We have tried, tested and love, love, love these two products and now we never travel without them.

Indoor Tuckaire Toddler Travel Bed

The Indoor Tuckaire Toddler Travel Bed by The Shrunks for your toddler or big kid is genius. It includes an air mattress, carry bag and electric pump. This toddler travel bed is perfect for sleepovers, travel, and for kids transitioning to a big bed. Kids feel secure and cozy, and right at home, thanks to the portable air bed’s unique design – standard sized crib sheets and blankets tuck into the inner air mattress. Constructed with the safest materials, The Shrunks Travel Beds are Phthalates-safe, BpA-safe and Lead-safe. Big kid options too. Visit to choose the perfect bed.

$79 – The Shrunks Toddler Travel Bed

Stash your travel bed in your stroller bag and check it to your final destination without a fee.

Lotus Everywhere Travel Crib

$189.95 Plus $15 OFF on

For your infant or young toddler we highly recommend this portable, lightweight, easy set-up mesh crib by Guava Family. It is perfect for traveling but you will likely also end up using it at home once you see how convenient this is. The Lotus Crib packs easily into its carry case that turns into a backpack so you can carry it while still carrying your babe and the diaper bag. Our favorite features are:

  • Zippered Side Door
  • Backpack Portability
  • Safety Certified
  • 15 Second set-up
  • Breathable ClearView Mesh
  • No Flame Retardants
  • Lightweight – Just 13 lbs (including crib, mattress and backpack)

Guava Family also offers a bassinet kit for your smallest bundle (up to 18 lbs.). Once she outgrows the bassinet convert it to the Lotus Travel Crib. Visit for free shipping (and returns, though highly unlikely that you would ever send this crib back).

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