We’ve also been there with taxis that don’t car about little ones not strapped in properly (and then drive line maniacs). All part of the fun of family travel? May be not.
When planning for an upcoming road trip abroad, with plenty of driving and transfers between places, carrying a booster seat around wasn’t going to be an option. Fortunately a number of people recommended to us the ‘BubbleBum‘ – and we’ve been very impressed with it.Self Inflating Mat.
Once inflated it is quite comfortable (better than hard booster seats) and has a fabric cover. Different colour covers are available.
There’s also a shoulder strap to position the upper seat belt correctly for your child.
Update: Well, our road trip is now complete. We used the BubbleBum for over two weeks on this road trip and it worked really well and definitely gets the thumbs up from us as a good bit of family travel gear.
It folded down well into the suit case and was light (so not using much of that valuable baggage allowance!). In the car it was comfortable (no complaints from our little man at all). And despite being left in a hot car – read very hot car as we went to Death Valley which was 120F or 48.888C! – the seat had no problems.
This is such a simple idea that works really well.
If you’re travelling abroad and planning on hiring a car, it’s well worth considering the BubbleBum car booster seat.
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