Guava Family Backpack Portable Certified Baby Safe Lotus Crib Pack and Play

Last updated: March 1, 2023

If you plan to travel a lot, this is the pack and play for you. It doesn't have a large frame like others in this space; instead, it's like an open-top tent that rests on the floor and provides an enclosed space for baby to safely sleep or play. When it's time to move, you can fold up the whole crib into a small backpack.

Guava Family Backpack Portable Certified Baby Safe Lotus Crib Pack and Play

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Product Details

Key Takeaway: Perfect for everything from the airport to the babysitter, this pack and play is for the heavily mobile family.

In our analysis of 27 expert reviews, the Guava Family Backpack Portable Certified Baby Safe Lotus Crib Pack and Play placed 3rd when we looked at the top 10 products in the category. For the full ranking, see below.

From The Manufacturer

WORRY-FREE AIRPORT TRAVEL – Designed to be easy to fly with the compact, light backpack carrying case. Set up is simple in 15 seconds and only weighs 15 lbs packed.

Expert Reviews

What reviewers liked

A unique, lightweight model that folds up into a large backpack for easy transport.
The Lotus travel crib packs into a backpack instead of an ordinary carrying bag. Actually, it can be carried as a carry-on bag or as a convenient backpack. I appreciate that it allows me to have my hands free for my baby and other luggage.
I’m happy to report that after four years of continuous use and abuse, the Guava Lotus Travel Crib surpassed our expectations. Even with the current offerings here in 2022, we think we’d still be hard pressed to find a better travel crib at any price point.

What reviewers didn't like

Some find the side zipper is loud enough to wake a sleeping child, and it is a bit deep to place a sleeping child from above. Challenging to get back into the bag.
Some parents reported problems with the insertion of Velcro strips through the slits. They’ve claimed that strips didn’t stay in place when they tried to secure the Playard’s mattress.
While the Lotus travel crib folds up to a pretty compact size, you probably won’t get away with putting it in the overhead bin in today’s airliners.
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