Family holiday essentials at TRAFFORDCITY

Planning a family holiday and feeling a little overwhelmed with what to pack? Our top five family holiday essentials will help you breeze through the packing and have you relaxing by the pool in no time. And they're all available right here at TRAFFORDCITY.

Main image: Monsoon

1. Cases for kids

Keep travelling tots entertained with Una the Unicorn and her magical powers! Trunki is a hand luggage-sized ride-on suitcase that tots can pack with their favourite belongings whilst parents keep them in tow. This one is £34.99 from John Lewis & Partners and also comes with an adjustable strap , so you can tow your wee one along or use it to sling the case over your shoulder when you’re in a rush.

Plus your tot will receive a passport, which can be filled with fun downloads from the Trunki website.

Trunki pull along case £34.99 from John Lewis & Partners

2. Children's sunglasses

It's incredibly important to protect young eyes from UV glare and these sporty sunglasses £6 from Next are filter category 3 with high protection against sunglare.

Next kids sunglasses £6

3. Sunsafe beachwear

This sunsafe suit from Boots ticks all the boxes for keeping your little adventurers safe in the sun. With a UPF factor of 40+ just zip him into it and he's ready to splash and play. And let's face it, what little boy can resist dinosaurs?

Sunsafe suit from Boots

...and don't forget to keep little heads (and necks) cool and protected with a sunsafe hat, £9 from Monsoon.

Elsa sunsafe hat £9 Monsoo

4. Outdoor games

Take full advantage of precious outdoor family time with a games set £18 from John Lewis. This fun set includes a frisbee, soft football, bat and ball and and boomerang. All in a handy backpack to make it easier to take with you on the go.

John Lewis sports set

5. Trigger sunscreen

Anyone who's had to chase a toddler around with a bottle of sunscreen knows that a bit of strategy is required. Not only is a trigger spray much quicker to get on to your tot's skin, it's fun for little ones to squirt too. Solait SPF50+ Kids' Moisturising Trigger Spray £4.99 from Superdrug is specially formulated with a combination of broad spectrum sunscreens to help protect children's delicate skin.

Solait kids sunscreen trigger sray

* Whilst every effort is made to ensure product availability and price accuracy we recommend you contact stores to confirm.

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