The Graco Travel Lite Crib Winslet is our best travel crib and this ultra light and portable travel crib is very light weight in its design and in its build. The travel crib can also be removed of the vibrating rock seat for added convenience and the rocking seat of the travel crib can vibrate for easily lulling your child to sleep when you need it. The travel crib is also very stylish and very comfortable in its entire design and build and you can also use the play yard part to make it a great transition from infant to toddler stage.
Our step-up pick is the BABYBJORN Travel Crib Light Silver and this travel crib is available in seven various designs to choose from and has a very sturdy build. There is also a mattress inside the travel crib that is ultra soft and safe for your child and provides a great level of comfort and there are also absolutely no loose parts that you may need to set up and attach with this travel crib because of it very easy set up and simple folding up mechanism. This travel crib is ideally compact and light weight as the travel crib only weighs 13 pounds so you can use it for camping and other adventures altogether.
The budget pick is the Serta iComfort Infant Sleeper Gray and this travel crib is perfect for infants and newborns due to its very safe design. A bunch of nature sounds can also be played with the electronics module of this travel crib and there is also a unique electronics module that plays lullabies for your baby to fall asleep more soundly. The large design of the travel crib allows your baby to grow more with the extra space to stretch and move around. The travel crib can easily fold in a very compact way with just one hand so it is an excellent crib for travel purposes.
A Little Background
A crib is something that is used for infants or babies to help them sleep and play well without the worry of parents. Cribs are highly protected with high walls yet with great ventilation overall and this is why they are mostly used all over the world as a standard when it comes down to taking good care of babies.
Cribs come in all shapes and sizes and forms. One very helpful kind of crib is the travel crib which is being used for when you want to go out and travel the world with your baby so that your baby stays put and safe playing and sleeping all the time. One of the more important baby products to consider. Often, compared to bulky wood made cribs, as well as travel cribs are very light weight and can be assembled like a tent.
How We Picked
In choosing the best travel crib, we depended on the following factors:
Size – the size and dimensions of the travel crib should be well known if it will fit your intended area.
Portability – the travel crib should be highly portable in every aspect such as features.
Comfort – the travel crib should come with a very comfortable mattress and build.
Safety – the travel crib should be greatly safe for babies and little kids alike.
Graco Travel Lite Crib Winslet
Our best travel crib, the Graco Travel Lite Crib Winslet, is very light weight in its design and in its build and the travel crib is also very stylish and very comfortable in its entire design and build. The rocking seat of the travel crib can vibrate for easily lulling your child to sleep when you need it and the travel crib can also be removed of the vibrating rock seat for added convenience.
The cove style rocking seat for cuddling comes with easy handles for carrying so you can move your baby in a breeze and the fabrics of the travel crib are very soft for easily cuddling your baby with a very luxurious style on its rocking seat part. You can also use the play yard part to make it a great transition from infant to toddler stage. All of the sides of this particular travel crib are equipped with an airy mesh that helps to keep the ventilation just right inside the light weight crib.
The crib is super light weight at less than 20 pounds so it is very convenient for use in traveling and a canopy is also featured and included in this particular travel crib for your convenience in sheltering your baby from the elements or bright lights. The hassle free set up and folding mechanism of this travel crib makes the use of a push button fold so it is super convenient to do it with just one hand and there are also cute toys on the canopy that will greatly interest your baby as he or she stays in the travel crib.
The travel crib is super light weight and small that it is 20 percent smaller than regular play yards so it is very space saving in its design and the travel crib is ideal for babies who weigh 15 pounds or less and have a height of 35 inches and below and are not able to make themselves climb out the crib. There are also wheels on this unique travel crib that make it easier for you transport your baby wherever and whenever. The folding mechanism of this travel crib is so compact so it is great for travel and storage purposes along with the convenient carrying bag that is included. Overall, the travel crib only weighs 19.7 pounds so it is super light weight.
The mattress of this travel crib has been quilted for comfort and the bassinet of this travel crib is also removable for added convenience. When put up, the travel crib measures 33 inches in length and 23 1/2 inches in width. Inside the play and sleep area, the travel crib measures 21 1/2 inches by 31 inches. The design of the travel crib is also very pretty and the size fits through most doors so it is generally convenient for mobility.
Flaws but Not Dealbrakers
With a few cons, the Graco Travel Lite Crib Winslet is still our top pick since the cons are not deal breakers at all. Some of these, however, include the fact that the mattress is not really waterproof but it is just fine because it is not really a must-have and you can always use a sheet.
BABYBJORN Travel Crib Light Silver
The BABYBJORN Travel Crib Light Silver is our step-up pick and this travel crib is available in seven various designs to choose from and has a very sturdy build. This travel crib is ideally compact and light weight as the travel crib only weighs 13 pounds so you can use it for camping and other adventures altogether and there are also absolutely no loose parts that you may need to set up and attach with this travel crib because of it very easy set up and simple folding up mechanism.
Cleaning and maintenance is a breeze with this travel crib due to the very fact that its material can be easily removed and washed for easy care. There is also a mattress inside the travel crib that is ultra soft and safe for your child and provides a great level of comfort and the mesh around the travel crib is also highly breathable and gives a lot of air circulation and ventilation for your child. The travel crib is ideal for children under 3 years old and as long as they cannot climb up and out of the crib.
The travel crib measures 23 1/2 inches by 19 inches and it extends to a height of 5 1/2 inches overall and the base of this travel crib also does not make any wobbling mechanism so it is super safe for your child overall. The travel crib is very easy to store away and carry for travel purposes while the legs of the travel crib can easily unfold in an automatic way so you have less hassle in trying to set it up. The mesh design also allows the parent to easily see the child and likewise, the child sees the world better with the mesh design of the travel crib.
A set of hook and loop attachments on the travel crib’s mattress keeps it very secure in place and the travel crib also passed the Oeko-Tex Standard 100 at class 1 which guarantees that every fabric that you see in this travel crib is hypoallergenic and safe for baby.
Serta iComfort Infant Sleeper Gray
The Serta iComfort Infant Sleeper Gray is our budget pick and this travel crib is perfect for infants and newborns due to its very safe design. The large design of the travel crib allows your baby to grow more with the extra space to stretch and move around and there is also a unique electronics module that plays lullabies for your baby to fall asleep more soundly. A bunch of nature sounds can also be played with the electronics module of this travel crib and there is also a night light feature that is present on the electronics module of the travel crib.
You do not have to do anything to assemble this travel crib as it is fully assembled once it arrives. The travel crib is very sturdy in the design of its entire frame and the travel crib has a bunch of panels with mesh on the sides to give your baby the best kind of air flow, ventilation and breathability overall and also to give your child the best kind of view of the outside world and for parents to easily view their child better from the outside.
The travel crib can easily fold in a very compact way with just one hand so it is an excellent crib for travel purposes. The travel crib measures 34 inches long and 17 inches wide with a total height of 8 inches from the base and you can use this travel crib for babies who weigh 5 pounds up to 14 pounds and can sit up without getting assistance. The electronic module requires only 3 AA batteries to run smoothly and you can also use changing table covers for this travel crib and they will fit well.
Convenient Travel Crib with a 2 in 1 Design
Dream On Me 2-in-1 Portable Folding Crib
The Dream On Me 2-in-1 Portable Folding Crib is highly efficient when it comes down to its structure and design because it is a 2 in 1 system overall for convenience on the go and this crib is highly portable in its design as a travel crib because it has a rail system that has been U.S. patented. The travel crib can also be easily converted to a play pen other than a crib for added convenience and the travel crib can be easily folded down to size for use in traveling.
The rail design of this travel crib is stationary and it does not drop the sides for safety and the travel crib is available in four different designs to choose from. The travel crib comes with all of the needed parts to assemble the crib in a very easy way and solid pine material is used to make the travel crib very sturdy and steady in its overall durability.
The travel crib also comes with a mattress pad that is very comfortable for your baby and the travel crib’s mattress pad measures 1 inch thick. The finish of the travel crib is non-toxic so it is harmless to your baby overall. The travel crib also comes with hinges that have a unique design that can help the travel crib be folded flat as much as possible.
It is very convenient in its design compared to other competitors in the market and the travel crib also comes with folding wheels for added mobility and storage on the go. It measures 40 inches in its length, 26 inches in its width and 38 inches in its height and under the crib, the measurement is 10 3/4 inches so you can fit other baskets and such.
Ideal Travel Crib with One Hand Assembly
Nuna TC05005 Sena Travel Cot Navy
The Nuna TC05005 Sena Travel Cot Navy can be conveniently assembled with just one hand and this crib also has a cot style design as a travel crib which is ideally used for sleeping and playing at the same time. The travel crib is made from high quality and totally skin friendly materials using a good pH level for the fabric that is made out of Oeko-Tex certified fabric material which is very cushioning and plush in its entire build. Moreover, the travel crib is completely free from harmful chemicals and substances that otherwise might harm your baby.
The travel crib comes with an upper cot part which can also be folded alongside with the given frame of the crib structure. In addition, the travel crib is very compact in its entire design and size such that it does not obstruct the family room at all. The legs of this travel crib are made with a zigzag structure which can be used to easily pop up the whole travel crib in a very quick and in a very easy way. With an overall weight of 25.4 pounds, the travel crib is essentially light weight for kids and parents alike to enjoy. The travel crib stands at a height of 30.7 inches and it has a depth of 29 1/2 inches while it has a total width of 41.3 inches overall.
When the travel crib has been folded in place, it measures 10 inches by 38 inches so it is very compact in its entire design and structure as a travel crib. The edges of the travel crib are also padded to keep your child’s fingers as safe as possible. The base of the travel crib keeps the whole structure as draft proof as possible due to being positioned above the ground. The frame structure of the travel crib is made from high quality aluminum which makes it essentially light weight overall.
The travel crib is ideal for children who are aged 3 years old and below and the feet are skid proof so that your travel crib can stay as stable as possible without anything to disturb your child’s sleep. The mattress pad has been quilted for extra comfort on the bed.
Ideal Travel Crib with a Cot Design
BabyHome Dream Multi-Use Portable Travel Cot/Crib
The BabyHome Dream Multi-Use Portable Travel Cot/Crib is super light weight at only 13 pounds of overall weight and you also have a ton of designs to choose from and pick out with this travel crib. The portability of the travel crib is very good and it is very useful for a lot of situations. The travel crib can also be used as a baby bassinet as well as a travel cot for your baby and the travel crib can easily break down due to its mechanism of being collapsible within seconds of time.
A transport bag comes along with this very sturdy and portable travel crib which makes it easy for any parent or person to carry the travel crib around. The size of the travel crib is so compact at only 21 inches by 33 inches so it will definitely fit in the most confined spaces possible and the travel crib is ideal for babies who are 6 months old or younger. There are also a total of 3 various leg positions on the travel crib that you can adjust to your preferences. There are also 4 small wheels that are discreet and hidden that allow you to move the travel crib, bassinet or cot to any room without getting uncomfortable for your baby.
The travel crib is also in a very fixed position so your baby stays as stable as possible while the legs of the travel crib are coated with a silver finish to give it a very unique and clean design. The travel crib makes the use of a Naturalmat Organic mattress which makes your baby sleep in a very comfortable environment. There is also an included travel bag with a large strap for carrying this convenient travel crib to your destination and there are also unique side pockets on the travel crib which are easily accessible for various items.
You can also use it as a changing pad that is highly breathable due to its attachment to the bassinet. The height of the travel crib is 18 inches and when folded, the travel crib measures 33 by 21 by 6 inches. It is an ideal travel crib for those who cannot be moved to a full sized crib just yet. The mattress material is covered with one hundred percent cotton material for a plush and comfortable feel.
Convenient Travel Crib with Nonslip Feet Structures
Chicco Lullago Travel Crib Green
The Chicco Lullago Travel Crib Green is very sturdy in its positioning, size, structure, material and other aspects and the travel crib comes in two different designs to choose from. The top structure of the travel crib is only a one piece structure so it is very easy to assemble overall and the legs of the travel crib are very convenient as they can be snapped on into place for easier set up within seconds of time.
A comfortable environment for your baby is very much ensured thanks to the travel crib’s mesh windows plus a breathable and brushed mattress pad for added comfort for your baby and breathability, ventilation and air circulation. Sliding will not be an option for this travel crib due to the very fact that its feet have an anti-slip feature for safety purposes. The fabric parts of this travel crib are conveniently maintainable and can be washed and remove for sanitary purposes.
A carrying bag comes along with this travel crib for easy storage and for the best travel purposes and the travel crib can also function as a baby bassinet other than a crib. You can also easily assemble or disassemble the whole travel crib in less than a minute due to its simplicity. The weight limit of this travel crib is up to 20 pounds and is ideal for up to 8 months old babies and the included sheet of this convenient travel crib is also waterproof so you can have less hassle in cleaning after your baby.
Convenient Foldable Travel Crib that is Full Size
Foundations Hideaway Full Sized Folding Crib
The Foundations Hideaway Full Sized Folding Crib is what you need to look for if you are absolutely looking for a travel crib with a full size design which can still be folded as much as possible. The natural colors finish and looks of this awesome travel crib will definitely captivate you and will be a good match for homes with a rustic and natural finish in their interior. The travel crib can be easily hidden away due to its very portable design as a travel crib which is available in two different material compositions to choose from for the frame system. Casters or wheels that are included in this travel crib are of heavy duty and can definitely withstand any kind of mobility problem possible.
The travel crib is also highly compliant with the standards of 16CFR1219. A very comfortable and convenient mattress is also included with this travel crib for added convenience. The travel crib can be easily folded for travel purposes and for storage purposes as well. The travel crib is also certified by the standards of JPMA as well as the PEFC for its wood material and the sleeping surface of the travel crib measures 38 inches by 24 inches overall. The foam of the travel crib measures 2 inches in its thickness and you can also compactly fit this travel crib through any door due to its portable size. The travel crib features a mattress which is antimicrobial to keep it safe for your baby to use.
The caster wheels do not mark the surface of your flooring and all measure 4 inches each. The travel crib can also easily fit any SUV such as the Ford Explorer so you can definitely take it to your most needed road trips with your baby. The height from the mattress of this travel crib measures 27 inches and it is a great and dependable travel crib for overnight situations and lengthy vacations with your baby. The travel crib is backed by a full warranty of 1 year.
Reliable Travel Crib with Mesh Sides
SleepFresh Celebrity Graphite 0-36-Months Portable Crib
The SleepFresh Celebrity Graphite 0-36-Months Portable Crib is highly durable and gives a lot of room for your child to play and sleep. The travel crib is ideal for children who are aged 36 months (3 years old) and below and it is also highly portable in its entire design and set up. The mattress that is included in this travel crib measures 3/4 inch thick yet it is very high in its density as a foam type material mattress.
The four mesh sides of this uniquely innovative and convenient travel crib give you up to 360 degrees of vision for your child and for the parent as well. A couple of handles on the storage bag help the person carry this travel crib conveniently in any situation. The travel crib can also be converted into a simple play yard that can be easily transported or stored when not in use and it has a sleeping surface that measures 39 inches by 26 inches overall. The travel crib, when unfolded, measures 40 inches by 29 inches by 28 1/2 inches overall and the reinforcement of the tubing of the frame of the travel crib is made from steel material that adds to the durability and stability of the whole crib. It also greatly supports the mattress in its construction.
Ideal Travel Crib with Wheels for Mobility
Delta Children Cherry Portable Mini Crib
The Delta Children Cherry Portable Mini Crib may look bulky but it is actually small and portable for use with on the go parents. The travel crib comes with casters or wheels for easy mobility from one place to another and it is highly portable in its entire design and you can choose from 3 various materials to choose for its overall frame and railing structure.
The travel crib measures 37 1/2 inches in its height, 25 inches in its depth and 39 inches in its width and the travel crib is also adherent to ASTM and CPSC standards as well as to JPMA standards. The mattress can be positioned in two ways for added convenience and the wood construction of the travel crib is highly sturdy and durable. The back and front rail are both stationary to prevent accidents.
Other travel cribs out there did not meet our expectations so they were not included in our list. Some are too bulky and did not have foldable or movable features which essentially do not qualify them as a travel crib at all.
Other Frequently Asked Questions
Q: What are the pros of owning a cot bed or a travel crib?
A: According to Baby Centre , they are very comfortable and portable and some of them have mesh sidings that can be used to view your baby easier.
Q: Can you give some traveling tips with your baby and children?
A: According to Mother Mag , always get to know the regulations and recommendations in your state or locality regarding safety on the road and in packing things for your child. It is also more ideal to bring a baby to flight compared to toddlers who are more active.
Wrapping It Up
To summarize, the Graco Travel Lite Crib Winslet is our best travel crib for those on the go moms and parents who want only the best safety and comfort for their kids’ convenience.
Jen Miller is a former electrical engineer and product specialist with more than 20 years of product design and testing experience. She has designed more than 200 products for Fortune 500 companies, in fields ranging from home appliances to sports gear and outdoor equipment. She founded Jen Reviews to share her knowledge and critical eye for what makes consumers tick, and adopts a strict no-BS approach to help the reader filter through the maze of products and marketing hype out there. She writes regularly and has been featured on Forbes, Fast Company, The Muse, The Huffington Post, Tiny Buddha and MindBodyGreen.