Explore

WATCH: Adorable Tot Gives Us 7 Tips For Summer Travel

By DeAnna Taylor

Share

Now that school is almost out, parents are planning their travel for the summer. Traveling with little ones can be somewhat of a headache, but this new video is here to help.

Everyone’s favorite tot, Jayde Kamille, is now breaking into the travel scene. The adorable 3-year old recently did a video with American Airlines where she gives parents her tips for traveling with their children over the summer break.

Jayde’s tips go a little something like this:

Pack snacks

In order to keep your tots occupied, always be prepared with snacks. We all know kids love to eat and if you show up on a flight or road trip without something for them to munch on, things can get pretty hectic. According to Jayde, just use your mom’s credit card to purchase snacks on the plane.

Bring your coloring book

What kid doesn’t like to color? Even smaller kids can stay entertained by doodling for a few minutes here and there. Jayde says kids will be able to get their Picasso on with a coloring book.

Don’t forget devices and headphones

Whether it’s an iPad or a general tablet, loading up your kid’s favorite electronic device will allow you to get a few minutes of peace during travel. Jayde reminds us that American Airlines offers inflight entertainment as well as a free trial of Apple Music. Both have kid-friendly options too.

If you don’t want to face a total meltdown, this may be the most important of them all. Don’t forget to pack the headphones. After all, what’s a great movie or video without the sound?

Photo courtesy of American Airlines

Get rest before travel

If kids don’t get the sleep that they need before traveling, someone is bound to have a tantrum. That includes her adorable baby sister, Averi.

Related: 9 Tips For Stress-Free Travel With Children

Stay hydrated

Planes tend to have dry air due to the high altitude. Drinking water during your flight is a smart move.

Arrive early

Giving yourself extra time to get you and your little ones prepared to travel is important. It alleviates the stress of feeling rushed and it allows you to prepare your kid for the journey ahead.

Pack extra clothes

You never know when your child may have an accident. Packing extra outfits in your carry-on will help you stay ready for these moments.

Watch the full video below.



Share
Travel Noire

DeAnna Taylor

DeAnna Taylor is a criminal defense Attorney turned travel blogger, author, and writer. While Charlotte, NC (her hometown) is her base, she's always somewhere on a plane. Catch her on IG: @brokeandabroadlife.

Want more?

Get exclusive, unpublished tips from Travel Noire's CEO to help you get off the beaten path, into the hearts of locals and onto a better, more cultured life.

The Black Expat: ‘If I Can Do It, You Can Do It Too’

The Black Expat: ‘If I Can Do It, You Can Do It Too’

Pittsburgh native Rocco Brown made the leap in 2017 to pack up his life in America and relocate across the globe. In his almost 3 years abroad, he has seen and done things that many travelers only dream of. We spoke with Rocco to see what led him to move abroad and how he is […]

DeAnna Taylor

The Black Expat: ‘Brazil Lead Me To South Korea & I Embraced The Unknown’

The Black Expat: ‘Brazil Lead Me To South Korea & I Embraced The Unknown’

For St. Croix native and former Florida resident Mikyba Cooper, figuring out life post-college was still up in the air. After spending some time living and working in Brazil for an internship, she realized that she wanted to travel and create new experiences for herself. So, after doing some research on her own, she made […]

DeAnna Taylor

The Black Expat: ‘The Loss Of My Mother, Father, And Sister Led Me To Move Abroad’

The Black Expat: ‘The Loss Of My Mother, Father, And Sister Led Me To Move Abroad’

South Carolina native Danielle Kirkland spent over 15 years teaching in schools across Virginia, Tennessee, Georgia, and the Carolinas. After losing several immediate family members, she made the decision to pack up her and her 12-year old son’s lives and start over half way across the world. She is now teaching in Ras al Khaimah, […]

DeAnna Taylor