How to travel with car seats

Traveling with a car seat: what you need to know

Resources for how to travel with car seats

Are you looking for all the nitty gritty details of how to travel with car seats, flying with car seats, when you do (and don’t) need to bring a car seat and much more? This is the place to be!

For options that don’t require a stroller (or if your car seat doesn’t fit properly on your airport stroller), you can use a car seat travel belt to attach your lightweight car seat to your carry on luggage and roll it that way, or buy a small car seat travel bag with backpack straps or a travel cart with wheels.

We’ve been there, done that and lived to tell the tale so that you can learn from our stuggles and avoid our mistakes.

Read these articles before your next trip so that your family can travel confidently and easily:

Flying with a lap infant: pros & cons

Flying with a car seat: 10 MUST-READ rules

Checking your car seat: risks to consider + the best ways to do it

Taking a booster seat on an airplane

Car seats and airlines

Can you use a car seat on Spirit Airlines?

Airline-approved car seats

First class and business class with car seats

Getting around on the ground with car seats

Renting a car seat: should you or shouldn’t you?

What is a locking clip? Why you need one and how to use it

Taxis and car seats: the most important information

Uber and car seats: what you NEED to know

Lyft and car seats: how to ride

How to install your car seat properly and fast

Region- and country-specific car seat info

Car seat laws by US state

Can you bring your car seat to Mexico?

Do you bring your car seat to Europe?

Should you bring your car seat to Australia?

Is it possible to bring your car seat to Costa Rica?

Traveling with car seats in the developing world

While you’re at it, you can learn all about how to choose the right travel car seat for your family.