Car seat, booster seat or safety harness? Choosing how to travel safely with your family is a big decision. We look at the best travel car seats and booster seats for car-free and jet-setting families.
If your child isn’t safely buckled up, even a minor accident can prove fatal. That’s why it’s vital that your kids are protected by a car seat or safety device when travelling. We get that it can be hard to know where to start with choosing the best car seat for your needs. So we’ve brought in the car safety experts, Taxi Baby Co. the one-stop shop for safety products as well as expert advice.
Taxi Baby Co. has a wealth of innovative products and services that aim to make travelling with children both safe and convenient (because they believe parents shouldn’t have to compromise on either). These guys don’t just sell safety products, its team of internationally certified child safety experts can advise you on the best fit device, taking into consideration your lifestyle and family’s needs – whether you own your own car, or rely on taxis or rental cars.
The super news for us Hong Kong peeps is that Taxi Baby Co. now serves Hong Kong with free and express shipping options for its portable car seats, booster seats, and plane travel products. Don’t miss the Sassy Mama perk below!
Taxi Baby Co.’s No-nonsense Guide to Portable Car Seats
Urban Kanga: Portable car seat
For: Children 9-18kg (approx 9 months to 4 years old)
Pros: Lightweight (3kg), folds up and fits in a carry bag, installs in under 30 seconds, can fit in the basket of larger strollers, European certified.
Cons: Only forward facing, not airline approved, vehicle must have a lap-and-shoulder seat belt, not legal to use in the US.
Cosco Scenera NEXT: Travel car seat
For: Babies and toddlers, 2.3kg to 18kg (birth to approx 4 years old)
Pros: Lightweight (3kg), officially compatible with Mountain Buggy Nano stroller, can be “hacked’” onto other strollers or carried with a shoulder strap, installs in under 30 seconds, can be used rear facing and forward facing until 18kg, airline approved, can be used with all vehicle seat belts, US certified.
Cons: Some parents consider it bulky, not legal to use in Europe.
RideSafer Delight: Wearable car harness
For: 3 years and up
Price: From $1,299
Pros: Lightweight (700g), children can be wearing it before the taxi arrives, buckles up in under 30 seconds, folds up to fit in a handbag, safest non-car-seat available, US certified, airline attachment accessory soon to be available.
Cons: Vehicle must have a lap-and-shoulder seat belt, not currently legal to use in Europe.
mifold Grab-and-Go booster seat for ages (variants: mifoldONE, mifold Sport)
For: 4 years and up
Price: from $299
Pros: Lightweight (1kg), older children can buckle themselves, folds up to fit in a handbag, buckles up in under 30 seconds, European certified.
Cons: Vehicle must have a lap-and-shoulder seat belt, not legal to use in US, not airline approved.
If you need help deciding which car seat would work best for you, give Taxi Baby Co. a call. Let’s make our kids safer tomorrow than they were yesterday!
Free shipping within Hong Kong until 31 December 2018. Plus, enjoy $50 off storewide using the code “SASSYHK” (cannot be used with other promotions).
Taxi Baby Co., Singapore HQ, 10 Jalan Kilang Timor, #03-04A LTH Building, Singapore, 159306, 8170 3939, or WhatsApp on (+65) 9070 3351, [email protected], www.taxibaby.com