Britax’s DUALFIX convertible car seat has long been one of the more popular swivelling car seats on the market here in Europe. Now, Britax has updated the old favourite to make it compliant with the new R129 (commonly referred to as i-Size) regulations. Suitable from birth to 105 cm or 18 kg, the new DUALFIX
NUNA’s Pipa Lite LX has been available in the United States for a while, but did you know there is also a European version of this lightweight rear facing only car seat? When NUNA asked if we would like to check out the European Pipa Lite LX we jumped at the chance! Lightweight yet full
We got our first look at the new Nuna Myti at the Kind und Jugend trade show back in September, but now can share even more info about this new harness to booster (aka combination car seat for our friends from the United States) car seat with our readers! Nuna invited us down to their offices
As part of our expansion around the world, we’ve added an EU Recommended Seats tab to our website and sent our EU-based team to Cologne, Germany to attend the Kind + Jugend trade fair in September 2018! This giant temporary city of baby gear is not unlike the ABC Kids Expo and JPMA Shows that
In 2013 European car seat laws were overhauled to ensure safer, easier to use products for caregivers. As part of a 3-phase plan, rear facing only infant seats were the first to benefit from the new rules. The Baby-Safe i-Size is one of Britax Römer’s i-Size compliant infant seats. When paired with the Flex base
The Britax Two Way Elite is a versatile, well loved car seat in Europe. It’s best known for its extended rear facing capacities for tall children and for its ability to fit in small vehicles.
Buckle crunch is not a candy bar. It’s a situation where the vehicle seat belt’s buckle is pulled up into the belt path of a car seat. Instead of the seat belt webbing doing all the work of restraining the car seat, the hard plastic of the buckle is pulled inside the belt path. This makes for an insecure installation because the plastic of the buckle can shatter or the car seat can shift along the plastic portion of the buckle instead of being held back by the webbing.
The Allgemeiner Deutscher Automobil-Club (ADAC) is a German automobile organisation that performs rigorous crash tests on car seats. Twice a year, a selection of car seats are tested and rated on various criteria. Let’s take a look at the results from Spring 2018!
Britax offers a wide range of booster seats that are sold in Europe. With a retail price of around £170, the Kidfix II XP SICT is definitely one of their more expensive models in the lineup. However, for that price, it offers several unique features that set it apart from most other boosters.
Many seats in Europe harness to 18 kg. For bigger littles, though, this can be a problem. Luckily, there are several seats available that harness until 25 kg. A higher limit seat can help you keep your little safely harnessed until they’re ready to move to a booster. Many of these seats are Scandinavian –