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Family Travel Holiday Gift Guide 2012

2012 Trekaroo Family Travel Holiday Gift Guide

Gifts for the On the Go Mom | Gifts for Gadget Lovin’ Dad

Gifts for the Wee Wanderers | Gifts for the Road Trippin’ Tyke

Gifts for the Lil’ Jet Setter | Gifts for Snow Bunnies

Gifts for the Giving Family

Our Favorites:



    Kwei and Mya Dolls for Refugee Children

    Bring joy and comfort to the refugee children of the Karen community living in camps at the Burmese-Thai border by donating 2 dolls for 2 children.  Your gift will also help artisan women in the camps make a living wage.   This Gift that Gives More through is 100% tax-deductible in the US and benefits WEAVE (Women’s Education for Advancement and Empowerment)

    Gift Dolls for Refugee Children $20

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    Photo by: & WEAVE



    Timbuk2 Laptop Bag

    Struggling with an ugly, you-ain’t-got-no-alibi laptop bag?  Fit your laptop and a myriad of other devices into this svelte backpack.  It even has a side zip to easily pull out your computer when clearing airport security.

    Buy the Timbak2 Swig



    Hammerhead Pro X Snow Sled

    When a snow sled goes high tech, you get the the Hammerhead ProX Snow Sled.  Its lightweight, shock absorbing design and steering capacities will make your little speed demons feel like they are driving a go kart rather than sliding down a hill.

    Buy Snow Sled $289.99




    Keens Kootenay Winter Boot

    This easy-on and easy-off pair of winter Keens is perfect for little ones ready for some active snow play.  The water resistant leather keeps toes dry while the lugged sole provides a firm grip. The rubber toe kick makes this a great boot to kick around.

    Buy Keen Winter Boots $55

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    CARES Airplane Safety Harness

    Kids Fly Safe – CARES Airplane Safety Harness makes flying with young children safe and simple. It’s easy to carry the 1 lb. FAA certified CARES airplane safety harness in your pocket or purse, installs in 1 minute, and approved for all phases of flight:  taxiing, take-off, and landing. Kids love it too as it’s just like what the pilots use.

    Buy CARES Airplane Harness $74.99




    This is series by Miroslav Sasek

    Miroslav Sasek  brings alive cities around the world through his fun and whimsical illustrations.   He captures the essence of little neighborhoods, the neck bending height of New York’s skyscrapers, and the serene beauty of the San Francisco Bay.  This series is simply delightful and a must for every jet-setting family.

    Buy This is series – $12.21



    Bubblebum Travel Car Booster

    With a booster seat this small and compact, you can finally fly and ride without worry about renting a booster for your kid.  Inflating it takes just a minute.  Packed up, this booster is small enough to fit in your handbag or backpack.  Bubble Bum was recently named a “Best Bet” by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety!

    Read Trekaroo’s Review of the Bubblebum

    Buy Bubblebum



    Kidz Gear® Volume Limiting Headphones

    The award-winning Kidz Gear Volume Limited Headphones for Kids are now available in pink, orange, blue, green and purple!  All Kidz Gear Headphones feature the patent-pending KidzControl™ Volume Limit Technology, making them the safest headphones available for children and great to take on the road or plane.

    One-time 15% discount off any order.  Use code: TREKAROO at checkout

    Buy Kidz Gear Headphones $19.99

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    The Scuttlebug

    What’s got three on the floor and produces tons of giggles?  With three in-line skate-style wheels and a narrower profile for little legs, the ScuttleBug is as fun for 1 to 3 year olds as it is cute!  Its compact design makes it a great take along toy for road trips.

    Buy the Scuttlebug $49.99

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    The Shrunks Indoor Travel Toddler Bed

    This toddler travel bed is perfect for sleepovers, travel, and for kids transitioning to a big bed. Kids feel secure, cozy, and right at home thanks to the bed’s unique design. Standard-sized crib sheets and blankets tuck into the inner mattress. Constructed with the safest materials, The Shrunks Travel Beds contain zero phthalates, BPA, and lead. Includes air-mattress, carry bag, and electric pump. Pillows, blankets, and sheets sold separately.

    Buy The Shrunks Bed $79
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    The Travel Feeding Booster

    The Travel Chair Feeding Booster makes dining out with a little one a happy experience for everyone.  Compact at only 1.5 lbs, you can check it with your luggage.  The 5-point restraint and wipe-clean seat means you’ll never have to worry that there isn’t a clean high chair available.  

    Buy the Travel Chair Booster $39.99

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    Dolphin Organics Deluxe Travel Set

    Dolphin Organics™ offers the perfect travel or gift set for family and friends.  It is certified organic and natural, completely biodegradable, and certified cruelty-free and vegan by PETA.  

    Receive 20% off your order.  Use code: TREK20 at checkout. Expires: 12/31/12.

    Buy Dolphin Organics Travel Set $34.99


    Magna Tabs by Kid O

    The Kid O Magna Tabs are a tactile way to learn how to form letters and perfect for preschoolers and kindergarteners on long car trips. It’s surprisingly addicting  to pull the beads up to create solid lines using the magnetic stylus and erasing the beads with the push of your finger.

    Buy Magna Tab $24.02


    Soft Cities Personalized Map Blankets

    Been on some cool trips this year?  Immortalize your child’s travel experiences with this unique blanket personalized with a map of places you mark on the map. It’s soft and the map designs are cute as can be.  

    Read Trekaroo’s Review of the Soft Cities Blanket.

    Buy Soft Cities Blanket


    The Mommyhook


    The Mommy Hook

    The Mommy Hook is the stocking stuffer for mom.  This versatile stroller accessory turns a stroller into mom’s shopping cart and can make it easy to carry many bags in one hand.  It’s a simple solution for simplifying mom’s life!   Practical, built to last, and lightweight–this is a must have for every multitasking mom.

    The Mommy Hook $7


  • Bucky's 40Blinks Sleep Mask


    The Bucky 40 Blinks Eye Mask

    Bucky 40 Blinks sleep masks are contoured for pressure-free, smudge-free eye comfort. Relax or sleep anywhere, anytime. Arrive rested and refreshed after your next flight.

    FREE Shipping: Use code Buckyship
  • Photojojo iPhone Camera Lenses

    The mom who is inseparable from her iPhone will love these iPhone camera lenses by Photojojo.  With them, she can now zoom, go wide angle, or fishbowl.  Super lightweight, it’s easy to carry around in your purse and capture every precious moment..

    Buy Photojojo Camera Lenses $18.99

  • Petunia Pickle Bottom Cross Town Clutch

    Minimalistic design meets chic feminine style with the this Cross Town Clutch that looks like a purse more than a diaper changing kit. A changing pad unrolls from the inside leaving enough space for a couple of diapers and wipes. Now, Mom can slip away from the dinner table feeling like a Diva.

    Buy the Cross Town Clutch $89