Car Seats & Travel / 22 March, 2023 / Christina Walter
If you’re busy researching the best infant car seats for your new arrival, take a look at our carefully selected collection.
The Pebble 360 can be used from birth up to approx. 15 months. It rotates super-smoothly and easily on the FamilyFix 360 base (sold separately) and can be turned around using only one hand.
To ensure your baby’s safety and comfort, the Maxi-Cosi Pebble 360 has ClimaFlow to help regulate your baby’s temperature and G-CELL Side Impact Technology keeps your baby protected from the forces of a side-on collision.
The ergonomic carrying handle makes it easy for you to carry your baby wherever you go. So right from day one, the Pebble 360 provides you and your baby with maximum comfort, i-Size safety and convenience.
Designed for convenience: At only 3.9 kg, the BABY-SAFE 5Z is extremely light and comfortable to carry. The extra-large sun canopy can be easily adjusted to provide an optimal cover and protection for your baby.
Not only the release from the base is very easy, but also the switch in and out of the Ergo Recline can be done with just one hand, offering additional flexibility on the go.
The BABY-SAFE 5Z can also be used on pushchairs from Britax Römer and other leading brands.
The BABY-SAFE 3 i-SIZE is with you and your baby from birth up to 15 months. The removable newborn insert and lie-flat technology ensure ultimate levels of ergonomic comfort. The infant carrier is compatible with the FLEX BASE iSENSE, which allows for an easy and quick installation to the car, plus provides an optimised and more ergonomic lying position for your baby.
Incorporating several high-end safety features, the BABY-SAFE 3 i-SIZE will protect your baby in all situations whilst providing convenience and comfort, so you and your little one can enjoy every upcoming journey.
As featured in our main image, The PIPA urbn is a rearward-facing car seat suitable for newborns and babies up to 13 kg. A super-comfy, premium infant carrier compatible with all Nuna premium pushchairs, the PIPA urbn has raised the bar in the car seat category, delivering a new standard of safety, ease and luxury for family travel.
Weighing in at an ultralight 3.3kg, it’s super easy to carry and lift even with your baby in situ. And thanks to its built-in ISOFIX system, it installs into taxis and cars within seconds. The portable infant car seat has a one-handed vehicle and pushchair release, so you won’t ever have to worry about any panicky moments at the end of a cab ride or mid-transition from stroller to car.
The CLOUD G LUX ‘s Comfort Mode recline offers a more comfortable and ergonomic near-flat reclining position when used outside the vehicle – offering 45% more recline than comparable infant car seats andit can be adjusted easily with just one hand. A 12-position height-adjustable headrest with integrated harness guide allows the child and car seat shell to grow together.
Enabled with Bluetooth SENSORSAFE™ TECHNOLOGY, the CLOUD G LUX’s chest clip even sends mobile app alerts if a child unbuckles the chest clip, becomes too warm or too cold, or if the driver unintentionally leaves the child behind.
Created with the highest level of safety standards on the market, the CLOUD G product line continues to provide elegant and innovative designs concealing state-of-the-art technology and new features. The seat follows the company’s D.S.F. Innovation Principle, meeting the highest standards of design, safety and functionality.
A brilliant solution for Bugaboo stroller fans. The Bugaboo Turtle Air by Nuna is an ultralight car seat solution for safely transporting your newborn from day one. Designed in collaboration with premium car seat brand Nuna, it offers top comfort for your baby on the road and seamless integration with your Bugaboo pushchair.
The Bugaboo Turtle Air by Nuna boasts a sun canopy with UPF 50+ sun protection rate and a peekaboo window to let you keep an eye on your child. The seat’s 220-degree swivel with the Bugaboo 360 ISOFIX Base (sold separately) lets you access your baby with ease.
The Graco Turn2Me offers extended rearward facing from 0-18kg (approximately birth to 4 years), and forward-facing from 9-18kg (up to 4 years), growing with your little one from baby to child.
The car seat’s high-spec safety features and superb comfort makes the Turn2Me an excellent choice for new parents. For peace of mind, the one-click Isofix with an intuitive rearward/forward-facing locking system means the car seat installs easily and instantly. There’s also the added benefit of an integrated colour-coded indicator and a no re-thread harness, so you can always be sure your little one is buckled up correctly.
The seat’s side impact protection ensures the child has powerful head and body protection at every stage of use.
The Maxi Cosi Mica Pro Eco is built to the highest i-Size safety standards, offering best-in-class comfort with planet-friendly innovation. Suitable from birth, the car seat provides a super comfy rearward-facing seat for children up to 4 years old, with a forward-facing option if necessary.
The padded seat and newborn insert are made from 100% recycled fabrics known as Eco Care. The soft and breathable fabrics offer optimum air circulation to maintain your baby’s ideal temperature, so you can travel long distances in comfort. Maxi Cosi’s ClimaFlow panels provide increased ventilation for your child’s head and neck.
In the flesh, the fabrics look and feel luxurious. The seat offers a generous recline angle in both forward and rearward-facing modes, making those all-important naps on the go safe and comfortable.
Awarded the best-ever rating when used with the Dream i-Size base by independent car seat testing body ADAC.
The Dream i-Size offers unrivalled safety protection for your child. Super-soft, anti-bacterial bamboo fabrics provide the best in baby comfort, while the unique car seat installation app from Silver Cross offer added peace of mind for parents.
A brilliant choice for Stokke fans looking for a seat to attach to any one of their pushchairs without any need for adaptors. Weighing in at only 4.2 kg, the lightweight Stokke iZi Go Modular X1 by BeSafe baby car seat is easy to install and carry and will be there for your baby from day one.
The seat features advanced force absorbers and side impact protection, an ergonomically designed seat, an adjustable fit headrest, and an integrated canopy with built-in ventilation and plush padding for exceptional comfort and protection.
Rest assured that your baby is safely and comfortably seated for your journeys together; the car seat is developed by trusted Norwegian car seat manufacturer, BeSafe, which has provided Scandinavian safety since 1963.
All-round flexibility and comfort for up to approx. 24 months with the Cloud Z2 i-Size baby car seat. Featuring an all-new in-car recline for the comfiest rides and 180° rotation for easy boarding.
Truly the perfect companion for every stage of your journey. When combined with the Base Z2, the Cloud Z2 i-Size can be reclined in the car, assuring blissful rest throughout your drive. When it is time to continue the journey on foot, the seat clicks onto your CYBEX pushchair and reclines to a full lie-flat position, making it a comfortable travel system.
An ergonomic and adjustable car seat shell lets children ride comfortably from birth up to 24 months. When your child finally outgrows the Cloud Z2 i-Size, you have the choice between continued rear-facing travel with the Sirona Z2 i-Size or the comfort of forward-facing with our test-winning Anoris T i-Size car seat featuring an integrated airbag.
Built for adventure, the Bugaboo Owl by Nuna is designed to grow with your child from birth up to 4 years (or 18kg), so it’ll be there from the very first day you bring them home from the hospital. The Bugaboo Owl by Nuna offers a full 360-degree rotation with the base so you can easily get your child in and out. The seats soft-touch bamboo and merino wool fabrics combined with ventilation slots in the seat will regulate your baby’s body temperature so they’re kept cool and calm on every trip.
The Bugaboo Owl can be used in a rear-facing position from birth to 4 years, providing greater protection for the baby’s head, neck and spine than a forward-facing seat.
Engineered for security and crafted for comfort, the Joie i-Prodigi offers little ones a rear-facing seat from birth all the way up to 7 years of age, or 22.5kg.
The i-Prodigi is designed to be completely accessible and while it may be big on safety, it’s not a bulky seat. In fact, it’s one of the lightest ERF i-Size car seats on the market, using more aluminum and less plastic, so you don’t need to be a heavyweight wrestler to install it successfully. What’s more, the seat’s sleek frame measures only 44cm wide, which means it’ll fit easily on the back seat of your car.
Named best baby, toddler and child car seat in ADAC’s 2022 Autumn Test, Motion All Size 360 will keep your child safe and comfortable from birth to approx. 12 years old. Motion All Size 360 offers 360° rotation for easy accessibility and adapts as your child grows with easy-to-remove inserts and a stow-away harness.
With a full 360 swivel, Motion All Size 360 offers both rearward and forward-facing modes, as well as side loading – giving parents easy access when putting little ones in and out with minimal fuss.
The super comfortable CARI next allows baby to lay peacefully at a full recline – the best position for a developing spine. This NEXT system-compatible carrycot features an organic jersey mattress, infant inserts that add comfort, and a three-point harness that adds security. You can travel from home to car, to pushchair or wherever life takes you while they head off to dreamland.
Doubling as a car seat and a carrycot, their snuggly sleep won’t be interrupted as they lie flat in the CARI next.
When it comes to infant car seat safety, you can rest assured: the BeSafe Stretch B has passed the world’s toughest crash test, the PLUS test. A rear-facing 2-in-1 car seat that fits your child from birth to 125 cm and 36 kg, the Stretch B is not dependent on ISOfix, so you can mount the seat in any position in your car.
The Stretch is able to both bear the weight of 36 kg and enough leg space for older children to be rear-facing and comfortable for much longer.