ARTICLE by Sophie Peterson

The Solution to Safe Sleep While Travelling

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If you’re a parent who’s often on the move, it’s important to make sure you have a reliable travel cot to ensure your little one can have the safest and sweetest dreams, wherever you may go.

The best travel cots should be light, compact, and easy to fold down into a carry case to help with transport. You can bring your travel cot with you on all kinds of adventures, from family holidays to days out, to a trip to the Grandparent’s. Having a travel cot will give you peace of mind as a parent that whatever the destination, there will always be somewhere safe and cosy for your little one to get some sleep.

To celebrate our Safe Sleep Week at NBS, let us introduce you to a few of our favourite road-trip travel cot companions.

Four Favourite Travel Cots for 2024

Nuna SENA Aire Travel Cot

The Nuna SENA Aire Travel Cot is a great option for parents who are often out and about, staying over at their friends and family’s houses, and jetting off on holidays.

This travel cot has excellent breathability thanks to the 360-mesh material, and an extra breathable mattress – this makes it the perfect choice all year round.

When thinking about how to put up this travel cot, the intelligent zig-zag design pops open easily into a soft and sturdy space for your little one to soundly snooze away. Because of the design, the Nuna Sena Aire Travel Cot can be enjoyed by newborns right up into toddlerhood and can even double up as a play space.

Top three features:

  • Sets up and folds down easily with one hand
  • Mesh sides for increased breathability
  • Travel bag included

Nuna SENA Aire Travel Cot

BabyBjorn Travel Cot Light

The BabyBjorn Travel Cot is designed to make sleeping away from home feel like a dream. It is simple to both pop out, and pop back into the carry bag so you’re always ready to get back on the road.

The travel cot is durable and stands firmly on the floor, and the soft and squishy mattress keeps your little dreamer snug as a bug wherever you are.

The airy design and breathable material allows you to keep an eye on your baby while they sleep, giving you peace of mind that they are safe and snuggly. The BabyBjorn Travel Cot can be used from newborn to around three years, or until they are old and curious enough to climb out.

Top three features:

  • Airy design for supervision
  • Simple to assemble in one movement
  • Complies with the EN 716 safety standards for folding cots

BabyBjorn Travel Cot Light

Silver Cross Slumber Travel Cot

The Silver Cross Slumber Travel Cot is out to make travelling with a baby effortless and stress free, when it comes to naptime, playtime or nighttime, this cot has you covered.

The lightweight cot pops up and down in seconds with just a couple of clicks, while its compact design means you can bring it on every journey, knowing it won’t take too much space in your car boot. The Silver Cross Slumber truly does it all, doubling up as a playpen, a travel cot, and when coupled with the infant insert, a co-sleeper.

Weighing well under 10kg when fully assembled, and light as a feather when folded, this stylish cot is the perfect travel companion, made to keep your little dreamer safe, snuggly and secure wherever the journey takes you.

Top three features:

  • Lightweight and compact design
  • 3 in 1 travel cot, co-sleeper and playpen
  • Sustainable fabrics crafted from recycled plastic bottles

Silver Cross Slumber Travel Cot

Bugaboo Stardust Travel Cot

The Bugaboo Stardust Travel Cot combines unique aerospace technology with a smart design to offer an all-in-one, super comfortable and cosy travel cot that you can trust at home and on the go.

The travel cot can be opened easily in seconds so it’s ready to go for every nap and playtime, then folded pack up neatly and put away so you can get back on the go.

Bugaboo Stardust’s clever design means it always stays in one piece, even when it has the mattress in. The lightweight multi-layered mattress provides complete comfort and support for your little one, giving them a more restful sleep, and giving you more time to yourself wherever you may be.

Surrounded by a lightweight mesh, the Stardust creates optimal airflow and breathability. This cot can be used from newborns to children up to two years old.

Top three features:

  • Easy one second unfold and simple storage
  • Carry bag and mattress included
  • Compliant with the latest safety standards

Bugaboo Stardust Travel Cot

Wherever life or the journey takes you, a comfy and compact travel cot will ensure that your precious cargo will always have a familiar and safe space to sleep, leaving you and the family to make the most of your trips.

We hope this handy guide will help you decide on the best travel cot for you, so you can find the perfect safe sleep solution for your little snoozer.

Shop travel cots now so you’re ready for your next adventure.