A cool family-friendly concept that will find a natural fit in unfriendly and rarely cleaned American airports.
Whaletale is a compact fashionable traveling mat that provides comfortable and relaxing waiting experience at airports for family travelers. It is a traveling accessory that attaches onto any carry-on luggage that unfolds into a semi-private space providing a comfortable seating for a parent and sanitary play environment for children.
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