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January 2017 Carseat Deals, Stroller Sales & Coupon Codes

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Deals Tracker: We find the lowest prices on carseats, strollers and other baby gear in January, 2017. Bookmark us and check back frequently for the latest bargains and promo code offers!

Last Updated: January 20th, 2017.

We’re the deal experts so we know where the really good deals are on the stuff consumers actually want to buy.

This list will be updated anytime we see a great deal or promotion code below recent average prices, so you don’t have to wade through dozens of normally priced models to find the bargains. You can help us (and your fellow shoppers) by leaving us a comment if you find a deal on a carseat, booster or popular stroller that isn’t posted yet. We recommend that you bookmark this post, as we will update it regularly throughout the holiday season! If we see a bargain price on a popular model from our Recommended Carseats List, like the Britax Frontier, Britax Boulevard ClickTight, Chicco NextFit, Graco 4Ever, Diono Radian, Maxi-Cosi Pria, Clek Foonf or Clek Fllo, we’ll update as soon as possible!

What you need to know about Amazon pricing: it’s FICKLE. When a product’s price is reduced we rarely know how long it will remain at that price. Sometimes it’s a few days, sometimes it’s a few hours. The best advice we can offer you is to ACT QUICKLY if you see a great deal on something you really need or just seriously want. Just adding something to your cart does not guarantee you that item at that price – you must complete the checkout process to seal the deal. Most items on our list offer FREE SHIPPING & FREE RETURNS to Prime members but always double check this before you put the item in your cart and checkout. Not a Prime member? There’s a 30-day FREE trial. It’s a no-brainer! Try it out and score some great deals. You can always cancel before the 30 days is up if you’re not sold on the many benefits of an Amazon Prime membership.

Looking for more info on a certain carseat or booster? Check out out REVIEWS page. We have in-depth reviews of over 100 carseats and boosters.

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Select Editors’ Picks:

These carseats may not be on sale right now, but are among our Editor’s Picks and are reader favorites, too. For current deals, please scroll to the next section.

Chicco KeyFit30   Graco SnugRide 40 - Fern

Infant Carseat Deals:

Indicates a CarseatBlog Recommended Carseat

Britax B-Safe 35 in select fashions from $157.00 ☆ (25% Off)

Britax B-Safe 35 Elite in select fashions from $187.00 (25% Off)

Chicco Fit2 Infant & Toddler Seat for $279.99

Cosco Light N Comfy DX in “Rainbow Dots” for $74.99

Graco SnugRide 30 LX in “Banner” for $109.99

Graco SnugRide 30 LX in “Play” for $100.99 

Evenflo Embrace in “Raleigh” for $74.99

Graco Snugride 35 LX in “Studio” or “Harris” for $159.99 ☆ LOW STOCK

Graco SnugRide Click Connect 30/35 LX Infant Car Seat Base in “Black” for $34.99

Safety 1st Onboard 35 AIR in “Estate” for $124.19 ☆

 

 Britax travel system  Graco travel system - soho

Travel System Deals:

(infant carseat + stroller)

Graco Fastaction Fold Jogger with SnugRide 35 Travel System in Chili Red for $250.77 

Britax B-Agile/B-Safe 35 Travel System in all fashions for $349.00

 

Britax Boulevard CT - splash Graco 4Ever -azalea

Convertible & All-in-One Deals:

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Britax Roundabout G4.1 in Luna or Dash for $135.00 

Britax Boulevard ClickTight Anti-Rebound Bar for $307.00 ☆ (25% Off) 

Britax ClickTight Anti-Rebound Bar Accessory for $32.00 (20% Off) 

Clek Fllo in “Noire” for $303.99 ☆

Cosco Apt 50 in “Vibrant Blue” or “Very Berry” for $55.88 

Cosco Scenera NEXT for $44.98 ☆

Diono Radian R100 in “Black Mist” for $219.99 

Diono Radian RXT in “Black Mist” from $259.99 ☆ SOLD OUT

Diono Rainier in select fashions from $261.98 ☆ (30% Off)

Evenflo Momentum in “Lilac” for $98.97

Evenflo Tribute Sport in “Gunther” or “Maxwell” from 42.99

Evenflo Tribute LX in select fashions for $49.99 

Evenflo SureRide in select fashions from $76.99 ☆ 

Evenflo Symphony DLX (with SureLATCH) in “Paramount” for $165.99 ☆ 

Graco 4Ever All-in-One in select fashions from $248.99  (20% Off)

Graco Contender 65 in “Sapphire” or “Glacier” for $111.99 ☆ (20% Off)

Graco Extend2Fit in select fashions from $169.99 ☆

Graco Size4Me 65 in “Matrix” for $140.99 ☆ SOLD OUT

Graco Milestone All-in-One in “Ayla” for $196.99 ☆ SOLD OUT

Graco Milestone All-in-One in “Gotham” for $199.99 ☆ 

Maxi-Cosi Pria 70 in “Total Black” for $149.99 PRIME ONLY (BACK ORDER) 2014 Model

Nuna Rava for $449.95 (Free Shipping and returns)

Safety 1st Continuum in “Hollyhock” for $99.99 

Safety 1st Grow and Go 3-in-1 in “Blue Coral for $124.99  

Safety 1st Guide 65 in select fashions from 80.99

Britax Frontier CT - kaleidoscope Evenflo Maestro - Keller

Combination Seat Deals:

(forward-facing with harness + booster) 

Indicates a CarseatBlog Recommended Carseat

Britax Frontier in all fashions for $255.00 ☆ (25% Off)

Britax Pinnacle in all fashions for $292.00 ☆ (25% Off)

Graco Atlas in “Nyssa” for $100.99  SOLD OUT

Graco Nautilus 65 LX in “Pierce” for $144.99 ☆ SOLD OUT

Graco Nautilus 80 Elite “Chili Red” for $169.99 ☆ 

Evenflo Maestro in “Wesley” for $61.99 ☆ 

Evenflo Securekid LX in “Kohl” or “Raven” for $99.88 ☆ (23% Off) 

Evenflo Transitions in “Legacy” for $129.99 SOLD OUT 

Harmony Defender in “Moonrise” for $99.99  SOLD OUT 

Recaro Performance Sport in select fashions from $199.99 (Discontinued)

Graco Affix Evenflo Amp - blue flames

Booster Deals:

Indicates a CarseatBlog Recommended Carseat

Britax Parkway SGL (with LATCH) in all fashions for $119.99 ☆ (25% Off)

Chicco KidFit (with LATCH) in “Atmosphere” for $99.99 ☆  

Clek Oobr in Drift for $199.99 ☆ (BACKORDER) 

Diono Monterey (with LATCH) in Grey” from $94.99 ☆ (37% Off)

Evenflo Big Kid Amp from 30.88 

Safety 1st Incognito Kid Positioner (for older kids) $19.99 ☆ 

Baby Jogger Vue BOB Duallie

Stroller Deals:

Single strollers

Britax 2016 B-Agile Stroller from $216.00 (20% Off) 

Graco Fastaction Fold Jogger Stroller in “Tangerine” for $129.99 

 

Double Strollers  

* accepts one infant carseat; **accepts two infant carseats

Britax 2016 B-Agile Double Stroller in Black for $360.00 * (20% Off)

Graco Fastaction Fold Double Stroller in Fern for $229.84 ** LOW STOCK

phil&teds Navigator Buggy with Second Seat in Cherry for $499.90 (No free returns from LittleFolks) 

 

Other Baby Gear Deals:

Graco Pack and Play  Fisher Price high chair

Fisher-Price Deluxe Take Along Swing and Seat for $56.11 30% Off

Fisher-Price Deluxe Cradle ‘n Swing Rainforest Friends for $85.99 LOW STOCK 

Graco Slim Snacker High Chair in Stratus for $64.99 20% Off 

Graco Pack ‘n Play with Bassinet in various fashions from $63.99 20% Off

Ingenuity Trio 3-in-1 Ridgedale High Chair in Grey for $73.97 26% Off

Summer Infant Pop N’ Play Portable Playard for $54.70 

Winco Unassembled Wooden High Chair in Mahogany for $40.99

More deals will be posted as they become available. Find a deal that isn’t listed here? Leave us a comment and let us know what you found!   If you found a great deal here and share it with friends and social media, please be courteous and mention us and please consider using and sharing our links to AmazonAlbee Baby, Diapers.comTarget.com, Walmart.com, Kohl’s, BuyBuyBaby and BabiesRUs.

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Last updated 1/20/2017

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Carseat Comparisons: Measurements and Features Data

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Compare Child Restraint Safety Features and Carseat Dimensions

It’s been a very long time in the works, but we’re finally able to make public our database to compare carseat measurements and features, just in time to finish CPS Week, 2015.  The comparison tool uses measurements we take when we review products.  For products we haven’t measured ourselves, we use data contributed by Car-Seat.Org members.

Since measurements can vary from one person to another and even one day to the next, we caution that your own measurements may vary.  Plus, manufacturers update carseats from time to time, so there is absolutely no guarantee that these measurements are accurate or will reflect your own product.  This information is provided simply for rough comparisons among models.  To compare up to four carseats within a category, simply use the “Compare Carseats” pull-down menu option at the top of this page, click the links on the sidebar or click the “Go to” jump menu on mobile devices or click one of the category links below:

Compare Carseat Features ExampleCompare Rear-Facing Carseats

Compare Convertible Carseats

Compare Combination Carseats

Compare All-In-One Carseats

Compare High-Back Boosters

Compare Backless Boosters

Compare Carseats (Main Page)

More information, along with individual Carseat Data Capsules can still be found at Car-Seat.Org.

Among other measurements, we have compiled highest and lowest harness slot heights, crotch buckle depths, seating width and depth, and product weight as well as child age, weight and height ranges.  Where possible, we have also included valuable features like seatbelt lockoffs and product information such as lifespan.

CarseatBlog is not responsible for inaccurate information, omissions or other errors.  Some products have incomplete data and we apologize for any missing information.  We will slowly confirm or replace submitted information with our own measurements, but for many products we rely upon contributors to supply these measurements.  We would like to give a big Thank You to MomToEliEm and everyone from Car-Seat.org who contributed to this project over the years.    It originally was going to be hosted at the now defunct Carseatmoms.com website, but technical hurdles made it too difficult.  The best intentions to create a new website just to host the comparison tool also ran into some challenges, but now it has found a home at CarseatBlog and better late than never!  We hope you find it useful when shopping for carseats or giving advice to friends and family.

This is still a work in progress.  We will be adding new products, filling in missing data and making other improvements regularly, so please check back again when comparing carseats.  We do welcome suggestions for products, comparison categories and general feedback about the appearance and usability of our data.  Please keep in mind that it is a commercial software product so we are limited in how it looks and feels.  Feel free to leave us a comment by replying to this blog!

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Baby, It’s Cold Outside! Winter Coat Suggestions for Kids in Carseats

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snowconePumpkin Spice lattes, falling leaves, Christmas decorations showing up on store shelves even though it isn’t even Halloween… it can only mean one thing: It’s getting cold, and your kids are going to need winter clothes.

Michelin-man-style snowsuits might be fine for sledding, but in the car they can be dangerous. Too much bulk means that the harness won’t tighten properly against the child. In a crash, that extra bulk can compress, leaving a too-loose harness, and leaving the child inadequately protected.

So what can you do?

One option is to have your child take her coat off before she gets in the car. Then after she’s buckled, she can slip her arms into the backwards coat.

But what if your kids don’t want to take off their jackets? No problem–just look for something car-seat-friendly.

What constitutes a good coat for the car seat? Anything that doesn’t add extra bulk to the child will do. That might be a sweater, thin fleece, or a packable down jacket.

To see if your child’s outerwear is ok for the car, put it on your child, put him in his seat, and tighten the harness. Then, WITHOUT LOOSENING THE HARNESS, unbuckle your child and take him out. Take off the jacket, then put him back in the seat and re-buckle. If there’s no extra slack (or just a teeny bit), the jacket is good! If there’s a significant amount of slack, consider another option.

 

Winter Coat Infographic

 

Those two jackets look pretty similar, but you can see how different they really are. In the first photo, my daughter is wearing a Snozu jacket. Without the jacket, the harness had no slack. (In fact, before I took the picture my daughter had been in the seat with no jacket. I didn’t need to loosen the harness at all to buckle her with the jacket on.) The second coat is another story. It’s your typical winter coat, and honestly, it didn’t seem that bulky to me…until I took it off and re-buckled. Wow! There was a lot of slack in that harness!

Here are some good jackets to try:

Last year I got my daughter a Snozu jacket from Costco, pictured above. (There are also some available on Amazon.) They squish down into almost nothing, so they’re perfect for the car. This year’s version has a thin layer of fleece inside, but still works well in the car. They aren’t expensive either, which is a definite bonus!

People at car-seat.org also love the Patagonia Puffball.

Many have also said good things about the North Face Moondoggy.

LL Bean and The Gap both have PrimaLoft jackets that look very squishable.

These Lightweight Packable Jackets from Lands’ End also looks like it would work very well.

Besides working well in car seats, these options will also pack well in a backpack or diaper bag when you don’t need them. Safe AND convenient!

A new option on the market is the Road Coat made by Onekid which looks promising. Its unique construction was designed specifically to be used in a carseat. We haven’t seen one in real life yet but the concept is a good one.

What great car seat coats have you found?