Best Travel Bassinets & Portable Cribs of 2023

January 2, 2023

The 10 best travel bassinets and portable baby beds to buy in 2023

Once you start looking for a new bassinet or crib for your newborn, you’ll soon find out that not all of them are practical for travel. Actually most of them are designed for home use only and are not compact enough or light enough to use them for travel.

This is where travel bassinets come into play. They are designed to be lightweight, usually under 10 lbs, and most of them also fold down so that you can stash them in the boot when you don’t need them so that they don’t take up much space.

(Read our guide on the best bassinets for smaller spaces)

What to look for when buying a travel bassinet

When buying a travel bassinet or protable baby crib you want to make sure that they are equipped with mesh netting so that you baby can easily breathe in the car or wherever you put the bassinet, it should also feature a babyproof folding mechanism and removable sheets so that you can quickly and easily replace them and wash them as accidents to happen on the road!

To this end we’ve rounded up and reviewed the most popular travel bassinets on the market in 2023 and came up with the a top 10 selection for you.

If you are interested in bassinets for your home that are not portable, read our guide of the best bassinets of 2023.

You can also find our selection of stroller and car seat combos, and the best baby walkers of 2023 here.

What are the best travel bassinets?

  1. Munchkin Brica Fold N’ Go Travel Bassinet
  2. Mamibaby Baby Travel Bassinet
  3. Beberoad Newmoon Portable Travel Bassinet
  4. Fold N’ Go Travel Bassinet-Folding Portable Bassinet
  5. Beberoad Love Travel Bassinet

1) Munchkin Brica Fold N’ Go Travel Bassinet

The Munchkin Brica Fold N’ Go is the best travel bassinet of our roundup for 2023. It’s very lightweight at only 4.43 pounds, features a slim and compact design making it ideal for traveling.

The travel bassinet can fold down into a very compact size and has a handle on top for easy carry. It can even fit in a suitcase with ease if you travel by plane.

Futhermore it’s equipped with a removable mattress pad and fitted sheets. It’s made from breathable fabric and comes with mesh sides for improved airflow.

What we liked

  • Lighweight
  • Foldable design
  • Handle
  • Fits in a suitcase
  • Removable mattress & fitted sheets
  • Safe lock system
  • Neutrla design

Munchkin Brica Fold N’ Go Travel Bassinet specifications

Product dimensions‎22.1 x 3.8 x 20.2 inches
Weight‎4.43 Pounds

2) Mamibaby Baby Travel Bassinet

The Mamibaby Baby Lounger Travel Bassinet is an all round excellent portable bassinet. This bassinet is a bit different compared the other bassinets of our roundup. Essentially it’s a baby lounger but can easily double up as a foldable/portable bassinet.

It’s made from breathable material and the bottom features some high density padding which is very comfortable for your baby but still it maintains the necessary sturdiness. This baby lounger is also two-sided, one side features a pleasant leaves pattern and the other is solid gray so you can switch it any time you want.

This travel bassinet makes for an excellent co-sleeping baby crib. Thanks to its 360-degree protective pad side guardrail design you can place it next to your bed and sleep next to your baby.

The whole thing is also machine washable for added convenience.

What we liked

  • Lighweight
  • Breathable material
  • Hidden zipper
  • Great as a co-sleeping bassinet

Mamibaby Baby Lounger Baby Nest specifications

Product dimensions‎31.5 x 19.7 x 4.5 inches
Weight‎3.5 Pounds

3) Beberoad Newmoon Portable Travel Bassinet

The Beberoad travel bassinet is one of the most feature-rich portable bassinets in our roundup. It’s lightweight (at 6 pounds) and sturdy thanks to its solid full aluminum frame.

It’s the only travel bassinet that comes with a built-in canopy which makes it an excellent option if you plan on sleeping your baby outside so that he’s protected from mosquitos and other insects. The included sleeping pads feature a 4-layer thick composition and the sides are made from a breathable mesh netting for proper airflow.

The Beberoad travel bassinets folds down into a compact, ultra portable design that can fit in any suitcase or even airplae storage overhead.

What we liked

  • Strong aluminum frame
  • Foldable
  • Built-in canopy
  • Breathable mesh netting on the sides

Beberoad Newmoon Portable Baby Bed specifications

Product dimensions31.5˝ long x 16.5˝ wide x 8.3˝ tall (without the canopy)
31.5˝ long x 16.5˝ wide x 20.47” tall ( with the canopy)
Weight6.14 pounds

4) Fold N’ Go Travel Bassinet-Folding Portable Bassinet

The Fold N’ Go Travel Bassinet is an excellet option if you’re on the budget and trying to save some money without making any sacrifices in terms of features and quality.

It’s made from a breathable mesh material that covers the sides. It weighs under 3 pounds making it the most lightweight travel bassinet of 2023.

The Fold N’ Go also comes with a mosquite mesh net and it folds down into a compact design and you can store it in the included travel bag for extra convenience – it can fit everywhere: suitcases, airplane overhead compartment, under the bed.

What we liked

  • Very lightweight (under 3 pounds)
  • Mosquito net
  • Foldable

Fold N’ Go Travel Bassinet specifications

Product dimensions39.37 x 39.37 x 19.69 inches
Weight‎2.86 Pounds

5) Beberoad Love Travel Bassinet

For the last travel bassinet of our roundup, we’ve selected another product from Beberoad’s lineup – the “love travel bassinet”.

This one is a bit heavier compared to the other alternatives but this is because of the steel alloy frame – which adds to the safety of your baby as it’s extremely sturdy and stable.

It features a breathable mesh netting all around for added breathability and improved airflow, it’s perfevt for newborn babies up to 6 months old (or 10kgs).

It features a 4-layer composite sleeping pad and the bottom is waterproof so even if your baby has an accident, the fabric will stay dry and you can easily wipe it clean with a cloth.

What we liked

  • Sturdy steel alloy frame
  • Foldable design
  • Waterproof bottom

Beberoad Love Travel Bassinet specifications

Product dimensions‎20.2 x 19 x 2.7 inches
Weight6.19 pounds

Sandra McNeil, PhD.
Sandra McNeil, PhD.

Sandra has over 13 years of experience as a child psychologist, both as a practitioner and researcher. She has a Bachelor's in child psychology from the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor and then she did her master's in Psychology in Education (focused on Children & Families) at Columbia University, NY. She has been writing for health and child-related publications for over 5 years now.

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