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Clek Fllo Blogiversary Giveway

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It’s our 7th Blogiversary and this week’s giveaway is from our generous sponsor, Clek! It’s a great convertible carseat in a pattern of your choices, subject to availability of fashions at the time the prize is awarded.  Also, be sure to check out Clek’s great back to school sale!  15% off at the Clek store through August 16th:

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Clek Fllo Specs:

Rear-Facing: 14-50 lbs; 25”- 44” tall

Forward-Facing: 22-65 lbs; 30”-49 and at least 1 year old, though Clek recommends a minimum of age 2 before ff

This promotion is now closed. Thank you for participating – a winner will be announced soon!

Clek Fllo Features:

  • 5 sets of harness slots
  • 2 crotch strap/buckle positions
  • Energy-absorbing EPP foam
  • Steel substructure
  • EACT: Energy Absorbing Crumple Technology transfers force away from the child to a honeycomb deformable core in the base
  • Anti-rebound bar: optional, for a more upright install for older and bigger rear-facers
  • Built-in lockoffs for easier seat belt installation
  • FAA certified for use on aircraft
  • Very narrow: great for side-by-side installations
  • All fabrics, except Drift, made of Crypton Super Fabric, a truly wipe-away-the-mess fabric
  • 9 year expiration

Giveaway:

  • To enter, you MUST reply to this blog and leave a comment below (only 1 entry per household).
  • For extra entries, be sure follow the Rafflecopter instructions to visit our Facebook page, visit the Clek Facebook page, and tweet about the giveaway!
  • You also get additional entries for each time a friend enters our giveaway using the unique URL you receive from Rafflecopter when you enter. Share it on facebook and social media for up to 10 additional entries!

Winner must have a U.S. or Canadian shipping address.  Hawaii and Alaska are also included (though may incur extra shipping fees)! :)

a Rafflecopter giveaway

Now for the fine print (these may be in addition to the rules listed in the Rafflecopter terms)

Winner must have a USA or Canadian shipping address to claim the prize. Only one prize will be awarded, in a fashion subject to in-stock fabrics at the time the prize is awarded.  Winner may choose one fashion and two alternate choices in case their preferred option is not available.

You are not eligible if you have previously won a carseat or any sponsored giveaway at CarseatBlog.com during 2014 or 2015 (our own giveaways of goody bags and such don’t count if no sponsor was mentioned). Carseatblog writers and editors are also not eligible. Only one entry per household/family, please. If you leave more than one comment, only the first one will count.

We reserve the right to deem any entry as ineligible for any reason, though this would normally only be done in the case of a violation of the spirit of the rules above. We also reserve the right to edit/update the rules for any reason.

The contest will close on August 16, 2015, and one random winner will be chosen shortly thereafter. If a winner is deemed ineligible based on shipping restrictions or other issues or does not respond to accept the prize within 7 days, a new winner will be selected.

Good luck!

Please note: If this is your first comment at CarseatBlog, or if you are using a different computer/device or a new email address, your comment may not appear immediately. It will not be lost; it may just take a few hours for it to be approved. Thank you for your understanding and patience as this is the only way we have to reduce comment spam.

Britax Boulevard G4.1 USA & Canada *Giveaway* – The Blogiversary Celebration Continues!

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Britax Boulevard G4.1 - laguna sideIt’s week 3 of our Blogiversary Celebration! We’re thanking our loyal readers and followers for supporting us throughout the last 7 years and we know the best way to say “thanks” is with awesome giveaways!

This week we’ve partnered with our generous friends at Britax to give away one Britax G4.1 Boulevard Convertible plus optional Anti-Rebound Bar accessory to a lucky winner in the USA. And we’re giving away a second Britax G4.1 Boulevard convertible to one lucky winner in Canada (Canadian G4.1 convertible models come standard with ARB). I hope that makes everyone happy! We love our Canadian friends as much as we love our friends in the States and we apologize that many of our giveaways are USA only. We do try to include Canada whenever possible but we are limited by our sponsors as to the terms of our giveaways. In some cases the seats we are giving away are not available in Canada so it isn’t even an option. But this week it’s all good on both sides of the border so let’s get this party started!

This promotion has ended. Thanks for participating – a winner will be announced soon!

Britax Boulevard G4.1 Giveaway – USA

To enter you MUST leave a comment on this blog and then click on Rafflecopter to qualify yourself. For extra entries, follow the Rafflecopter instructions and visit our Facebook page, visit the Britax Facebook page and tweet about our giveaway! You also get additional entries for each time a friend enters our giveaway using the unique URL you receive from Rafflecopter when you enter. Share it on facebook and social media for up to 10 additional entries!

a Rafflecopter giveaway
Now for the fine print (these may be in addition to the rules listed in the Rafflecopter terms) – Winner must have a USA shipping address to claim the prize. Only one prize will be awarded; fashion will be subject to availability. Ultimate Comfort Series and retail-specific fabrics are excluded. Ship date can/will be 4-8 weeks. You are not eligible if you have previously won a carseat or any sponsored giveaway at CarseatBlog.com during 2014 or 2015 (our own giveaways of goody bags and such don’t count if no sponsor was mentioned).  Blog writers and editors are also not eligible. Only one entry per household/family, please. If you leave more than one comment, only the first one will count. We reserve the right to deem any entry as ineligible for any reason, though this would normally only be done in the case of a violation of the spirit of the rules above. We also reserve the right to edit/update the rules for any reason. The contest will close on August 9, 2015, and one random winner will be chosen shortly thereafter. If a winner is deemed ineligible based on shipping restrictions or other issues or does not respond to accept the prize within 7 days, a new winner will be selected. Good luck!

 

Britax Boulevard G4.1 Giveaway – Canada

To enter you MUST leave a comment on this blog and then click on Rafflecopter to qualify yourself. For extra entries, follow the Rafflecopter instructions and visit our Facebook page, visit the Britax Facebook page and tweet about our giveaway! You also get additional entries for each time a friend enters our giveaway using the unique URL you receive from Rafflecopter when you enter. Share it on facebook and social media for up to 10 additional entries!

a Rafflecopter giveaway

Now for the fine print (these may be in addition to the rules listed in the Rafflecopter terms) – Winner must have a Canadian shipping address to claim the prize. Only one prize will be awarded; fashion will be subject to availability. Ultimate Comfort Series and retail-specific fabrics are excluded. Ship date can/will be 4-8 weeks. You are not eligible if you have previously won a carseat or any sponsored giveaway at CarseatBlog.com during 2014 or 2015 (our own giveaways of goody bags and such don’t count if no sponsor was mentioned).  Blog writers and editors are also not eligible. Only one entry per household/family, please. If you leave more than one comment, only the first one will count. We reserve the right to deem any entry as ineligible for any reason, though this would normally only be done in the case of a violation of the spirit of the rules above. We also reserve the right to edit/update the rules for any reason.

The contest will close on August 9, 2015, and one random winner will be chosen shortly thereafter. If a winner is deemed ineligible based on shipping restrictions or other issues or does not respond to accept the prize within 7 days, a new winner will be selected.

Good luck!

Please note: If this is your first comment at CarseatBlog, or if you are using a different computer/device or a new email address, your comment may not appear immediately. It will not be lost; it may just take a few hours for it to be approved. Thank you for your understanding and patience as this is the only way we have to reduce comment spam.

Graco Nautilus 2015 Updates & Nautilus 65 LX *Giveaway* – The Blogiversary Celebration Continues!

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Graco NautilusGraco updates their popular “Nautilus” Combination Harnessed Booster Seats

Exciting news! Graco has just updated their popular Nautilus platform. The newest Nautilus models (Nautilus 65, Nautilus 65 LX, Nautilus 65 DLX, Nautilus 65 with Safety Surround and Nautilus 80 Elite) will all feature a no-rethread harness and the coveted 3rd crotch strap/buckle position currently only found on the Graco Argos 80 Elite model. Nautilus 65 DLX & Nautilus 80 Elite will also feature a lockoff for simplified installations with seatbelt. In addition, Graco has added “Fuss Free” harness storage on several of the new Nautilus models that will hold the buckle tongues out of the way during loading and unloading! This is all great news for parents in the market for a (Stage 3) Combination Harness/Booster Seat!

This promotion is now closed. Thank you for your participation – a winner will be announced soon!

Updated Nautilus Measurements:

  • Lowest harness height setting:  12″
  • Tallest harness height setting:  18″
  • 3 Crotch strap/buckle positions:  5.5″, 7″, 8.5″
  • Booster height:  20″ to bottom of shoulder belt guide with headrest in max height position

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Now, even though it’s our Blogiversary Celebration, we know this really isn’t about us – it’s about YOU. We realize how lucky we are to have so many amazing readers and followers who all care deeply about keeping kids safe in motor vehicles. We want to reward you for supporting us throughout these past 7 years and the best reward we could think of was another fabulous giveaway promotion!

So, this week we’ve partnered with our generous friends at Graco to offer one brand new Nautilus 65 LX in the winner’s choice of available LX fashions. As promised, this new model will have a no-rethread harness and 3 positions for the crotch strap/buckle. This LX model also features Graco’s new “Fuss Free” harness holders.

Nautilus 65 LX Specs & Features:

  • 5-point harness: Forward-facing only for kids 20-65 lbs, at least 1 year old, height 27- 49″ tall (shoulders must be at or below top harness position)
  • Highback booster with vehicle lap/shoulder belt: 30-100 lbs., approximately 3-10 years old, height 38 – 57″ (top of ears must be below the top of the head support)
  • Backless booster with vehicle lap/shoulder belt: 40-120 lbs., approximately 4-10 years old, height 40 – 57″ (must have adequate head support from the vehicle)
  • No-rethread harness
  • 5-position headrest
  • 3 crotch strap/buckle positions
  • Standard hook-style lower LATCH anchor connectors
  • Energy-absorbing EPS foam
  • Steel reinforced frame
  • 3 Recline positions on base
  • Integrated cup holder and storage cubby
  • FAA approved for use in aircraft (with 5-pt harness)
  • 10 year lifespan before expiration

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Giveaway:

To enter you MUST leave a comment on this blog and then click on Rafflecopter to qualify yourself. For extra entries, follow the Rafflecopter instructions and visit our Facebook page, visit Graco’s Facebook page and tweet about our giveaway! You can also get additional entries for each time a friend enters our giveaway using the unique URL you receive from Rafflecopter when you enter. Be sure to share it on facebook and social media for up to 10 additional entries!

a Rafflecopter giveaway

Contest open to all residents of the USA, including those residing in Alaska and Hawaii.  

Now for the fine print (these may be in addition to the rules listed in the Rafflecopter terms) – Winner must have a USA shipping address to claim the prize. Only one prize will be awarded, choice of fashions will be limited to those in stock at Graco Baby at the time the contest closes. You are not eligible if you have previously won a carseat or any sponsored giveaway at CarseatBlog.com during 2014 or 2015 (our own giveaways of goody bags and such don’t count if no sponsor was mentioned). Blog writers and editors are also not eligible. Only one entry per household/family, please. If you leave more than one comment, only the first one will count. We reserve the right to deem any entry as ineligible for any reason, though this would normally only be done in the case of a violation of the spirit of the rules above. We also reserve the right to edit/update the rules for any reason. The contest will close on August 2, 2015, and one random winner will be chosen shortly thereafter. If a winner is deemed ineligible based on shipping restrictions or other issues or does not respond to accept the prize within 7 days, a new winner will be selected.

Please note: If this is your first comment at CarseatBlog, or if you are using a different computer/device or a new email address, your comment may not appear immediately. It will not be lost; it may just take a few hours for it to be approved. Thank you for your understanding and patience as this is the only way we have to reduce comment spam.

Good luck!

Maxi-Cosi Pria 85 Convertible Carseat *Giveaway* – The Blogiversary Celebration Begins!

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7th birthday cakeJuly 2015 marks 7 full years of CarseatBlog.com! Can you believe it?!? In some ways it seems like not so long ago that we began blogging about carseats, child passenger safety and vehicle safety. And in other ways it feels like we’ve been doing this forever… Lol!

Along the way we’ve shared some laughs, made some great friends, written about 1,245 blog posts and oh, yeah – reviewed over 100 carseats and boosters!

Whether you’re new to CarseatBlog.com or have been with us since the start in 2008 – we’d like to share our celebration (and our cake!) with you. You are the reason we’re still here 7 years later, still blogging away, always looking for ways to improve our content and better serve our readers.

The field of Child Passenger Safety is just starting to heat up and take off, and we have a lot of great things planned for the near future. We can’t wait to see all the awesome advances in safety, technology and innovation that the next 7 years is going to bring us. We hope you stick around and enjoy the ride with us!

Blog Team ABC 2014During the next 7 weeks we’re going to be celebrating by giving away some really great carseats so stay tuned! Each week will feature a new giveaway promotion and your odds of winning something are pretty darn good. Consider it a personal “thank you” from Darren, Heather, Kecia, Jennie, Alicia, Andrea and all of our guest bloggers at CarseatBlog!

 

To kickoff our Blogiversary Celebration we’ve partnered with our generous sponsor, Maxi-Cosi, to offer one beautiful, new Pria 85 Convertible. The winner will have their choice of available Pria 85 fashions – Devoted Black, Passionate Pink or Brilliant Navy!

This promotion is now closed. Thank you for participating – a winner will be announced shortly!

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Maxi-Cosi Pria 85 - Devoted Black Maxi-Cosi Pria 85 - Passionate Pink Maxi-Cosi Pria 85 - Brilliant Navy

The Maxi-Cosi Pria 85 is an excellent convertible seat for older babies (who weigh at least 14 lbs.) and for extended rear-facing. It offers good rear-facing leg room, great padding, Air Protect® Side Impact Technology and a cover that you can toss in the washer and dryer! In the forward-facing position, it’s a tall seat with great leg support that will last many kids until they’re old enough and mature enough to safely transition to a belt-positioning booster. Our complete review of the Maxi-Cosi Pria 85 can be found HERE. We think highly of the Pria 85 and it’s on our list of Recommended Seats!

Pria 85 Specs:

  • Rear-facing: 14-40 lbs., 40″ or less, top of child’s head must be below top of the headrest
  • Forward-facing:  22-85 lbs., at least 1 year old, up to 52″ tall

Pria 85 Features:

  • Maxi-Cosi Pria 85 - RF seatbeltNo-rethread harness with 9 height positions
  • Air Protect® technology for enhanced side-impact protection
  • 3-position base
  • Premium push-on LATCH connectors
  • Harness holder clips (hold harness out of the way while loading and unloading)
  • Easy to remove cover is both machine washable & dryer safe
  • Premium fabrics
  • Separate harness strap covers for kids over 65 lbs. (only required if seat is NOT tethered)
  • Integrated cup holder
  • FAA approved for use in aircraft
  • 10 year lifespan before expiration

Giveaway:

To enter you MUST leave a comment on this blog and then click on Rafflecopter to qualify yourself. For extra entries, follow the Rafflecopter instructions and visit our Facebook page and/or tweet about our giveaway!

Winner must have a shipping address in the Continental U.S. (Canada, Alaska and Hawaii are excluded – sorry!)

a Rafflecopter giveaway

The contest will close on Sunday night, 7/26, and a winner will be chosen within 72 hours. If a winner is deemed ineligible based on shipping restrictions or other issues or does not respond to accept the prize within 7 days, a new winner will be selected.

Now for the fine print (these may be in addition to the rules listed in the Rafflecopter terms): Winner must have a continental U.S. shipping address to claim the prize. Only one prize will be awarded. Winner will have their choice of available Pria 85 fashions. You are not eligible if you have previously won a carseat or any sponsored giveaway at CarseatBlog.com during 2014 or 2015 (our own giveaways of goody bags and such don’t count if no sponsor was mentioned). Our blog writers and editors are also not eligible. Only one entry per household/family, please. If you leave more than one comment, only the first one will count. We reserve the right to deem any entry as ineligible for any reason, though this would normally only be done in the case of a violation of the spirit of the rules above. We also reserve the right to edit/update the rules for any reason. The contest will close on July 26, 2015, and one random winner will be chosen shortly thereafter.

Please note: If this is your first comment at CarseatBlog, or if you are using a different computer/device or a new email address, your comment may not appear immediately. It will not be lost; it may just take a few hours for it to be approved. Thank you for your understanding and patience as this is the only way we have to reduce comment spam.

Good luck!