5 Must Have Items To Pack When Travelling With The Kids

December 7, 2023 - 2 mins read

Planning a family holiday? You won't want to forget to bring these five essential items to make the most of your getaway.

Whether you're looking for a range of polaroids to capture every moment of the trip, a waterproof speaker to keep your kids entertained, or even a pair of noise cancelling headphones to give yourself some much-needed quiet time - you'll find exactly what you need at The Good Guys.

A woman listens to music with a portable speaker in the car as she drives.

1. Instax Liplay Camera

Encourage kids to take photos and create lasting memories with cool Instax photos that they can print and enjoy immediately – great for creating a memory board, a photo wall to show friends, cool selfies and fun family photos to commemorate your family get away.

2. Nintendo Switch

Keep kids entertained during long road trips this summer with the Nintendo Switch Console. Simply attach the controllers to play handheld during car journeys, then place the Switch console into the dock to play through the TV at your destination. Connect to the internet to access the Nintendo e-Shop where you can purchase anything from Pokémon and Mario Kart, to Fortnite and Minecraft.

“Keep kids entertained during long road trips this summer with the Nintendo Switch Console”

3. Ultimate Ears Boom 3

Looking for a portable wireless Bluetooth® speaker that can deliver an exceptional listening experience on the go? Look no further than the Ultimate Ears Boom 3, featuring balanced 360° sound, deep bass, and one-touch music control. It's also water, dust, and drop-proof, so you can take it anywhere with you without having to worry about damage and little fingers will have a hard time harming it.

4. Sony Noise Cancelling Headphones

Need a little break from all the chatter? Get yourself a pair of Sony Noise Cancelling Headphones. You can listen to your favourite music and audio books with these headphones that filter away any outside distractions – perfect for those long-haul flights!

5. Apple iPad

With an iPad, kids can watch their favourite shows, listen to music and select from thousands of (paid and free) games and educational apps to keep them entertained for hours and hours. Plus, the iPad has the advantage of helping you navigate your journey, look up great places to visit or eat and book tickets to tourist attractions. It’s a win-win for the kids and adults alike.


Discover more travel essentials for kids at The Good Guys in-store and online including speakers, headphones, game consoles and more. 

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