Review - Two Travel Essentials to Keep You One Step Ahead this Holiday Season


One Step AheadOne of the best parts of the holidays is seeing family and friends, though one of the worst parts, in my opinion, is actually traveling far and wide for the visits.  Since almost all of our loved ones live in Texas, we typically get in the car and drive for hours on end.

Now while adults find this type of travel rather boring, children tend to find it excruciatingly dull.  And when a child is bored, believe me, the entire trip suffers.  Thankfully, One Step Ahead has two affordable travel essentials that will keep your kiddos happy and entertained throughout those long car rides.

I reviewed the following two items from One Step Ahead:

Backseat Entertainment Car Organizer, which retails for $19.95

Deluxe Snack & Play Kids Travel Tray, which retails for $19.95

Travel Essentials for a Fun and Enjoyable Family Car Trip

Long car trips don't have to be a pain for everyone involved.  One Step Ahead, makers of some of the most innovative and creative children's products anywhere, have done it again with two amazing backseat additions for your holiday travels.  The Backseat Entertainment Car Organizer literally has a pocket for everything such as video games, crayons and coloring books, diapers, baby wipes, electronics, water bottles and much more.

What's more, their best-selling car organizer has been given an upgrade because now it's bigger than ever!  This backseat organizer stretches across the entire seatback for a ridiculous amount of storage space.  Now you might think that because this organizer is larger, kids' leg room will suffer, but actually the opposite is true.  One Step Ahead has designed this particular organizer to hug even tighter to the seatback itself providing even MORE leg room as well as MORE storage space.

One Step Ahead Travel Essentials

Installation for this piece is quick and easy and it helps keep our truck's backseat so much more organized.  Also, because Riley is only 4-years-old and not able to move about the backseat freely on her own, having the backseat organizer makes it so that we can keep her goodies all in one place and give them to her when she wants certain things.

If you really want to take the stress out of holiday car travel, then be sure to nab the Deluxe Snack & Play Travel Tray from One Step Ahead.  This easy-to-clean lap tray offers endless possibilities for amusement.  Your child can eat a snack or meal on this tray, color, build with LEGOs or other blocks, play board games, etc.  I love the 2" tall border that surrounds this soft padded tray because this guarantees your child's items will stay put.  There are also several mesh pockets on either side of the lap tray for keeping items within easy reach.

Of course, the best part of the Deluxe Snack & Play Travel Tray is that it is completely safe in crash testings.  Because the tray itself is composed of durable foam that cushions and collapses on impact, you won't have to worry about it inadvertently injuring your child in the case of a fender bender.  There's also a handy waist strap included that ensures the tray won't fall to the floor should your child decide to take a quick nap.

For more ideas on creative travel with children, be sure to check out these tips from fellow Facebook fans of One Step Ahead.  There are some real gems of wisdom here to help make any trip with the little ones more enjoyable!

4.5 Star Product Review
Disclosure: I received the two travel items mentioned above from One Step Ahead in order to facilitate my review. No other compensation was received. This product review is based on my own personal experiences with this item and is completely honest and objective.

I'm a former 7th grade Science teacher turned stay-at-home mom that lives in Houston, Texas. I am married to my college sweetheart and have a beautiful daughter named Riley, who definitely keeps me on my toes! I am also involved in starting a small business which would both manufacture and sell an invention that I've patented, called Toothpaste 2 Go. I love interacting with my readers and hope to learn as much about you as you learn about me!

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20 Responses to Two Travel Essentials to Keep You One Step Ahead this Holiday Season

    army76j Says:


    I want one!

    Claire Says:


    Baby & Kids Travel Friends Pillow looks good.

    christine ahmed Says:


    Deluxe Seat Belt Snoozer Car Pillow

    Ellen C. Says:


    The travel easel and artdesk looks like a ton of fun. Thanks for the chance.

    chrissy c Says:


    I would love the family travel organizer!

    Marty Says:


    What great products! We live 12 hours away from my family, and those long trips (we prefer to drive it all at once) can be testy with 3 kids under 5. One thing that is hard is when they fall asleep and their little heads are bobbing all over the place! I would buy the baby and kids animal friends pillow. Or should I say, three of them!

    kelsey house Says:


    I would love to try out the snack and play travel tray

    diana Says:


    Would love to have this, we make trips to see my parents almost monthly and thus would make them so much nicer.

    Louis Says:


    I love the Alphaberry Play Phone

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    Janet W. Says:


    The Baby & Kids Travel Friends Pillow would make my grandson so much more comfortable while sleeping in the car!

    Jennifer Rogers Says:


    Universal Baby Stroller Organizer!

    Donna George Says:


    The car seat protector would be great

    Bethany C. Says:


    I like the Toulouse Lap Trec Magnetic Doodle Board for Toddlers.

    Stephanie Larison Says:


    Universal Baby Stroller Organizer

    Courtney Says:


    I like the Kid’s Tablet and Learning Pad Educational Toy.

    Gina Brickell Says:


    I like the travel organizer that sits on the back seat

    Lauren Says:


    I also really love the SeatPak Diaper Bag

    karen b Says:


    would love the Deluxe Snack & Play Kids Travel Tray, thanks

    rachael simmons Says:


    i just want the back seat organizer. perfect for my daughter. and the rest of the family. id want two. one on each seat. However it be nice to also have the Universal Baby Stroller Organizer

    Karen Medlin Says:


    Kids’ Portable DVD Player/Media Player

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