Our Baby Holiday Packing List for Dubai!

Our Baby Holiday Packing List for Dubai!


Hey All!
A few of you have asked me to post my holiday packing list for Arjun. Remember though that it depends on the age of your child and also the destination and duration.
This packing list is for our holiday to Dubai for ten nights when Arjun will be 7.5 months old.
We didn’t take a car seat as the hotel provided us with one.
Here goes …
Hand Luggage (we use a carry on suit case plus Arjun’s change bag)
Changinghang luggage
· Nappies
· Wipes
· Vaseline (we use this instead of nappy rash cream)/nappy rash cream
· Nappy bags
· Portable change mat
· Change of clothes x 2
Feeding
· Bibs
· Muslins
· Sterilised bottles – we will be taking 4 for a 6.5 hour flight
· Formula – we take ready made for conveniencefeeding
· Gaviscon – Arjun has reflux
· Beaker with water
· Meal pouches – with some extra incase of flight delay/late check in
· Spoons
· Arjun snacks – we will take some biscuits and Organix sweetcorn rings and Organix carrot sticks
· Weaning bibs
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· First aid kit
· Bonjela
· A few Calpol sachets
· A few Nurofen sachets
· Ashton’s and Parsons teething powder
Comforters
· His blanket (that smells like home)hand comferter
· His favourite book – Animal Farm
· His favourite teddy – currently Henry Hugglemonster
· A surprise toy – one that he hasn’t seen yet
· Water filled teether – his favourite at the moment
Other
· Antibacterial hand gel
· A spare plastic bag for keeping dirty clothes/bibs/muslins in
· Tissue
Check in Luggage
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· Gaviscon
· Calpol sachets
· Nurofen sachets
· Baby talc
· Infacol
· Thermometer
· Bonjela
· Ashtons & Parsons teething powder
· Waterproof plasters
Changing
· A change mat – the Poundland ones are brilliant for things like this! (My Golden Little Nuggets)
· Nappies
· Vaseline/change cream
· Nappy bags
· Wipes
Swimmingswimming
· Baby float
· Swim wear
· Swim hat
· Swim nappies
· Sunscreen
· Towelling robes
· Swim toys
Bath time
· Bath wash – we use Simplebathtime
· Hair brush
· Face cream – we use Weleda
· Towels
· Nail cutter
· Cotton buds
· Massage oil
· Toothbrush
· Colgate
Feeding
· Formula cartons feedingin
· Bottles
· Feeding bowls – although with pouches you can feed from directly
· Spoons
· Beakers
· Snack pots
· Wipes
· Muslins
· Bibs
· Weaning bibs
· Ready made pouches – although Arjun is on solids, we will be taking pouches for convenience. For example sometimes Preetam and I don’t have lunch on holiday (after a hefty breakfast) so taking a pouch would be easy as Arjun would still need to eat.
· Baby snacks – biscuits and baby crisps. We will use fresh fruit when there.
· Steriliser – we use a cold water steriliser with Milton sterilising tablets. Hotels are generally happy to provide you with a steriliser provided you ask in advance. I just prefer taking our own.
· Milton sterilising tablets
· Bottle brush
· Fairy liquid to wash bottles and bowls – I take a little in a travel sized bottle
Sleeping
· Sleeping bag
· Blankets – that smell of home
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Travel
· Snooze shade
· A few favourite toys
· Baby carrier
· Travel pushchair – our one is the Baby Zen YoYo
Clothing
· Short sleeve vests – we barely used them last time we went as it was so hot there was no need
· Sleeveless vests – I just love how cute these look with shorts!
· Short rompers – perfect for the heat. I’m taking five this time for ten days. I wish I had more but can’t justify spending more on summer clothes when he’s only going to get to wear them in Dubai!
· Baby grows – we only used these for bed time
· A shirt – he’ll probably only dress semi smart one night for our anniversary!
· T Shirts – plenty to pair up with shorts/trousersbaby clothes
· Polo shirts – for slightly smarter wear
· Dungarees
· Cardigan/Jumper for the breezier nights
· Shorts – taking five pairs
· Joggers – for lounging in the room
· Jeans – for the cooler nights
· Chinos
· Going home outfit
· Pram suit for coming home
· Socks
· Sun hats – I love fisherman hats!
· Shoes – even though he can’t walk, I’m a sucker for cute things!
· Laundry bags
Other bits that you may need (depending on your little one/destination):
· Pacifiers
· Breast pump
· Nipple cream
· Breast pads
· Feeding cover
· Bath support
· Car seat
And, don’t forget baby’s PASSPORT! J
I hope you find this useful! Let me know if I’ve missed anything! x
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  1. 1
    bom hut chan khong

    I am extremely inspired along with your writing talents as smartly as with the layout in your blog. Is that this a paid theme or did you customize it your self? Either way stay up the nice quality writing, it’s rare to see a great blog like this one today..

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    Kiran

    Hi Harps, we are going to Dubai when Simran is 15 months. How will this list change for me? Trying to prep now before March so it’s not too stressful! X

  3. 3
    Harps

    Hey lovely, I’ll be posting a packing list for Singapore Bali as we’re going when Arjun will be 15 months so hopefully that’ll help?xx

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    Shawna Hogan

    Hi! Nice post. Your packing list included exactly the same things like mine. Everything mentioned I am taking for my little one too. I always pack more than the necessary, but just to be sure that my daughter is not gonna run out of clothes or underwear.

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    Husna

    Hi we are going to dubai in few weeks my ds will be 10months what do you recommend for drinking water did you take bottles from uk ie hipp organic spring water or use local water in dubai and boil etc first trip away so need a few ideas.

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