If you're heading for a destination less than 500 kilometres from your home, the car is still the best way to travel. If it's over 1,000 kilometres away, then flying becomes a necessity. Your baby can travel by air from the age of 2 weeks.
To ensure that their eardrums adjust gradually, feed them on take-off and landing. If you're heading for the mountains, take regular breaks so they can get used to the change in altitude gradually.
Whichever destination you choose, plan a preliminary visit to your paediatrician. Ask for a "certificat de vie en collectivité" stating that they are fit enough to take part in community activities, if you want your little one to join a children's club.
Travelling with a newborn can be a real pleasure when you know that they'll be accommodated in the right conditions. That's why Club Med offers you numerous baby-friendly destinations throughout the world.