These Travel Strollers Will Make Your Family Vacation a Breeze
Vacations with small kids can present plenty of challenges — but your stroller shouldn't be one of them. If you spend even a little time on the road each year, a travel stroller can be a great investment for your family. Having one that is compact and easy to use can make transitions from cars, buses, and planes so much easier, and with 15 options across all price points, you're sure to find one that'll be perfect for your next trip.
The Guinness Book of Records award-winning GB Pockit ($250) stroller folds up to an impressive 11.8 inches by 7 inches by 13.8 inches and weighs less than 10 pounds! If you'll be traveling frequently by air, this stroller is as easy as it gets — the frame is narrow enough to push down the plane aisle, and when folded, it can be stored overhead or under the seat in front of you.
Baby Trend Rocket
You are going to love the price tag on the Baby Trend Rocket ($60). Not only is it easy on your wallet, but it's also easy on your back. The handles sit a bit higher than your average umbrella stroller, which means less hunching over, and the Rocket comes with a small storage basket, sun shade, two cupholders, dual foot brake, and five-point harness.
Possibly the perfect lightweight stroller for Summer travels, the UPPAbaby G-Lite ($180) keeps your little one cool with its SPF 50-plus sunshade and breathable mesh fabric. And at only 11 pounds, it can be carried on your back with its convenient carry strap.
The Maclaren Quest ($295), like all other Maclaren strollers, comes with a lifetime warranty (just make sure to register your stroller within 60 days of purchase), making it a great investment for your family. With a weight limit that goes up to 55 pounds, this compact option will last through all of your stroller-pushing years.
We love a stroller with a removable, machine-washable liner, and you will too! The UPPAbaby G-Luxe ($260) stands out among other umbrella strollers for many reasons. Most umbrella strollers require that your infant be 6 months old before using them, but the G-Luxe is approved for use as early as 3 months. One of the best features is the recliner-style foot rest that extends out so that your little one can lie back more comfortably. When folded, the G-Luxe is easy to carry with a carry strap, and its upright position makes it a breeze to park in tight spaces.
Kolcraft Cloud Plus
Two of the best features of the Kolcraft Cloud Plus ($66) are its price and its huge under-seat storage compartment. If you're looking to get a lot of function for your dollar, this little stroller will deliver! Weighing in at just over 11 pounds, the Cloud Plus can carry your child from 6 months all the way to 50 pounds. The stroller also comes with two very practical snack trays — that's one for your baby and one for you!
Mountain Buggy Nano
The Mountain Buggy Nano ($250) has universal car seat compatibility and weighs only 13 pounds and when folded. It comes with a bag that has both a handle and a strap for an easy carry through airports or hotels. There's also the option of adding a scooter, which can also be used separately, that can attach to the back for a second child.
Baby Jogger City Mini
If your travels will be taking you off the well-beaten paths, you are going to love the Baby Jogger City Mini ($360). It's the most compact all-terrain stroller out there, is easy to maneuver over uneven surfaces, and features a one-hand fold and an adjustable handlebar.
Summer Infant 3D Lite
The Summer Infant 3D Lite ($90) is a sturdy stroller that does well on varied terrain with its antishock front wheels. The cushioned handles are comfortable to push and sit tall for an easy reach. We love the cute, bright canopy colors and the happy price point!
Baby Jogger City Tour
The Baby Jogger City Tour ($200) comes with a handy backpack-style carry bag that meets airline standards for carry-on luggage and helps it fit in an overhead bin. Don't be fooled by it's compact abilities, though — this stroller has the substantial feel of a full-size stroller but with a smaller footprint. Full-size features, such as a padded seat that reaches an almost full recline for napping and a sun canopy made with UV 50-plus material, make it a great choice for all-day outings.
Graco Snugrider Elite
The Graco Snugrider Elite ($100) is an infant car seat carrier frame that allows your infant's car seat to click in and instantly become a stroller. The frame is lightweight, compact, and easy to use — perfect for hopping in and out of the car with ease.
You can fold, unfold, and easily maneuver the Babyzen Yoyo ($420) with one hand! Although the price tag might feel a little high for a travel stroller, its ability to function with ease in tight spaces — and fit on board a plane — is hard to beat.
Zoe XL2 Deluxe
The Zoe XL2 Deluxe ($280) is almost half the weight of most other double travel strollers. The difference between 16 pounds and upwards of 30 pounds for most other double travel strollers really matters when you're on the go. If weight is an issue for you at all, this is definitely the double stroller for you!