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Top Travel-Friendly High Chairs for Solo Mothers by Choice: Ensuring Convenience and Comfort on the Go

Embarking on adventures with little ones can be both thrilling and challenging, especially for solo moms juggling parenthood on their own. One essential item that can make travelling with a baby or toddler easier and more enjoyable is a reliable travel high chair. In this blog post, we’ll explore the Top 5 Travel High Chairs for Solo Moms, highlight key features to consider when choosing the perfect one, and recommend some top picks to ensure hassle-free dining experiences wherever your wanderlust takes you. Whether you’re planning a weekend getaway or a globetrotting adventure, having the right travel high chair can make all the difference in creating unforgettable moments with your little one.

SMBC Approved: All the travel high chairs below come highly recommended by fellow travelling Solo Mothers by Choice ensuring you can trust their quality and reliability!

the top 5 styles of travel high chair:


1. ConverTIble high chairs

These versatile chairs can be used as both traditional high chairs and booster seats, offering flexibility for different stages of a child's development and travel needs.

  • Durability: Sturdy construction to support both high chair and booster seat functions.

  • Adjustability: Highly adjustable, offering multiple seating configurations to accommodate different stages of a child’s development.

  • Portability: Moderate portability, as they are designed to serve as both a high chair and booster seat.

  • Ease to Clean: Easy to clean with removable, washable components.

  • Affordability: Prices vary, but they are often in the mid to high range due to their versatility and durability.

Our Top Pick

SMBC RECOMMENDED: “This versatile baby seat is a breeze to use and incredibly helpful. It wipes clean effortlessly, and our little one loves it. Whether on the floor or as a chair booster, it’s been a game-changer in our campervan. Plus, it’s perfect for beach outings – preventing a curious crawler during lunchtime or serving as a picnic spot under the pram. The best part? It folds down compactly, and we’ve received plenty of compliments on its practicality and adorable design!”



These attach directly to tables, providing a space-saving solution for dining out and travelling. They are highly portable and convenient.

  • Durability: Sturdy construction, designed to withstand regular use.

  • Adjustability: Adjustable clamps or straps accommodate different table sizes.

  • Portability: Highly portable, compact design makes them easy to transport.

  • Ease to Clean: Often feature removable, washable fabric components.

  • Affordability: Prices vary, but generally mid-range to slightly higher due to their convenience and functionality.

Our Top Pick

SMBC RECOMMENDED: "The Surplex Folding Baby Hook On Seat is a practical and safe solution for feeding babies at home, restaurants, or while travelling. The 7-point harness structure keeps your baby secure, while the non-slip soft plastic arms protect tables from scratches. The portable collapsible design makes it convenient to take on the go, and the storage pockets allow you to carry baby essentials. Definitely easier to transport if you have a car!"



These are designed to boost toddlers to the right height for dining at tables. Some models are portable and can be easily transported for travel.

  • Durability: Durable construction, offering stability and support.

  • Adjustability: Some models offer adjustable heights and harnesses for versatility.

  • Portability: Moderate portability, depending on the design. Some models are more compact than others.

  • Ease to Clean: Typically easy to clean with wipeable surfaces.

  • Affordability: Prices vary, but generally mid-range, offering good value for their versatility.

Our Top Pick

SMBC RECOMMENDED: “As a parent, I can’t recommend the Munchkin Travel Booster Seat enough. It’s a game-changer for meals on the go. Not only is it stable and secure, but it also transforms into a handy bag – perfect for busy parents. Plus, the storage compartments hold everything from bottles to nappies. The fact that it’s suitable for both baby boys and baby girls makes it even better!”



These are lightweight and compact, designed to fold down for easy transport, making them ideal for travel.

  • Durability: Generally durable, but may vary depending on the brand and model.

  • Adjustability: Limited adjustability, primarily designed for portability rather than customization.

  • Portability: Excellent portability, lightweight and compact for easy transport.

  • Ease to Clean: Typically easy to clean with wipeable surfaces.

  • Affordability: Prices vary, but generally affordable, providing good value for their portability.

Our Top Pick

SMBC RECOMMENDED: “The Vine Easy Seat: Because High Chairs Shouldn’t Be High Maintenance!” As a busy mom, I’ve mastered the art of juggling—diaper bags, sippy cups, and my sanity. But when it came to high chairs, I needed something that didn’t require a PhD in engineering just to unfold. Enter the Vine Easy Seat—a portable travel high chair that’s more versatile than a Swiss Army knife. It fits in your handbag and goes in the washing machine, and is affordable! This is my pick!



These llightweight and portable chairs inflate to provide a comfortable seating solution for babies and toddlers on the go. They are easy to pack and transport.

  • Durability: Generally less durable compared to other types of high chairs.

  • Adjustability: Limited adjustability, as they are inflatable and lack structural support.

  • Portability: Excellent portability, as they can be deflated and packed into a small space.

  • Ease to Clean: Easy to wipe clean, but may not be as durable as other materials.

  • Affordability: Generally affordable, offering a budget-friendly option for occasional use during travel.

Our Top Pick

SMBC RECOMMENDED: Sure, I felt a bit light-headed blowing it up (cue the superhero theme music), but it’s worth it. Just make sure those deflate valves are shut tight—otherwise, you’ll end up with a mini deflation drama. Trust me; been there, giggled that. The Airtushi deflates to fit in my bag, making it the ultimate travel companion. No more awkward restaurant high chairs or balancing acts on my lap. Just whip out the Airtushi, inflate, and voilà—a mini throne for my little munchkin.

So there you have it,

All in all, there are some great travel highchairs available! The hardest part is deciding which one is right for you. Having personally used both a hook on chair and the Vine - I loved the hook on for when I was travelling round in a car - I could just throw it in the boot or behind my seat. But for me the Vine is the easiest to use as a bus loving mum. It lives in my pram bag so I always have it. As with anything you need to choose what’s right for you and your little one! Good luck and safe travels ✈️


We'd love to hear from you! If you own any of these travel highchairs or have thoughts and feelings to share, please leave a comment below. Your experiences and insights not only add to the richness of our community but also help fellow Single Mothers by Choice (SMBC) navigate the world of solo parenting with confidence. Let's continue supporting and uplifting each other!


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