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A child car seat is not enough

3 - Having a seat - n#39A33    It must be the right stage seat for your child There are many different group stage child car seats available, and quite often, there is a crossover of the weight categories. Children are safest staying in the lower stage seat for as long as possible – don’t be in a rush to move them up a stage.  Our child car seat selector tool can help you work out what stage seat your child should be in. We also see a lot of children at checking events using the wrong stage seat because it’s a short journey, or they’re allowed to use an older siblings booster seat for a treat – the wrong stage seat will not be able to protect your child adequately, and could have fatal consequences.   It must be compatible with your car and every car the seat will be used in Not every child seat fits every......
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Flying with young children (Part 3)

Top 8 tip when bringing a child car seat onto a plane  TUV approved child restraints As of the 21st May 2014, below are the TUV airline approved child car seats.  This list may be updated and if you are in any doubt, phone the manufacturer of your child car seat. Maxi Cosi Pebble   Maxi Cosi Citi   Britax Baby Safe   Britax Baby Safe Plus   Britax Baby Safe Plus SHR   Guardian Pro   Guardian Pro 2   Concord Ion   Kiddy:   Comfort Pro   Discovery Pro   Cruiserfix Pro   Energy Pro   Phoenix Pro   Phoenix fix Pro   Phoenix fix Pro 2   Guardian fix Pro   Guardian fix Pro 2   Britax Eclipse. Remember:  the final decision to allow a child restraint to be used lies with the airline. If you have any questions about flying with young children that our blog didn't address, please ask us and we will do the best ......
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Flying with young children (Part 2)

Subscribe image  When flying with young children, what do you need to know to help you decide if you are going to take a car seat with you for the plane? That is what we are going to explore in this 3 part ‘Flying with young children’ mini blog series.   Using UK seats abroad All child car seats within the European Union (EU) are tested to ECE  R44.04 or R129 i-Size.  Child seats carrying the ECE approval R44.03, R44.04 or R129 (i-Size) may be used within the European Union. If you wish to use your child car seat when you reach your destination, it is worth noting that an EU approved child restraint cannot normally be used in countries outside of the EU.  This is because different countries have different laws and testing that European Union seats may not meet.  The same is true for any seat outside of the EU that is ......
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