April 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 April, 2017. Bookmark us and check back frequently for the latest bargains and promo code offers!

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.

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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 (Rear-Facing Only) Deals:

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Cosco Light N Comfy DX in “Rainbow Dots” for $63.99  (20% Off) BACK ORDER

Graco SnugRide SnugLock 35 in “Tenley” or “Chili Red” for $135.99 (15% Off)

Graco SnugRide 30/35 LX Click Connect Base (with lockoff) for $35.99 

Graco SnugRide SnugLock Click Connect Base for $48.59

Graco SnugRide 30 LX in “Play” for $99.98 (23% Off) BACK ORDER

Safety 1st Onboard 35 AIR in “Estate” for $101.99 (29% Off)  BACK ORDER

Britax Boulevard CT - splash Graco 4Ever -azalea

Convertible & All-in-One Deals:

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Britax Roundabout G4.1 in Onyx for $134.99 SOLD OUT

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

Cosco Apt 50 in “Kimba Giraffe” for $50.39 BACK ORDER

Cosco Scenera NEXT for $34.88 

Diono Radian RXT in “Shadow” for $251.99  SALE ENDED

Evenflo Sonus in select fashions for $63.99 BACK ORDER

Evenflo SureRide in “Paxton” from $59.97  PRIME ONLY

Evenflo Symphony Elite in Paramountand Modesto $128.52 PRIME ONLY

Graco 4Ever All-in-One in Cougar for $219.99  

Graco 4Ever Extend2Fit in “Clove” or “Jodie” for $269.99  (20% Off)

Graco Extend2Fit in Spire or Solar for $159.99  (20% Off)

Graco MySize 65 in “Addison” for $130.99  (33% Off)

Graco Milestone All-in-One in “Ayla” for $204.99  

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

Maxi-Cosi Pria 85 Special Edition in “Pink” for $199.99  LOW STOCK

Nuna Rava for $449.95 ☆ (Free Shipping and returns)

Safety 1st Continuum in “Hollyhock” for $99.99 (33% Off)

Safety 1st Grow and Go 3-in-1 in select fashions from $140.99 

Safety 1st Guide 65 in “Chambers” from 73.99 

Britax Frontier CT - kaleidoscope Evenflo Maestro - Keller

Combination Seat Deals:

(forward-facing with harness + booster) 

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Evenflo Maestro in “Thunder” or “Taylor” for $63.99  (25% Off) 

Evenflo SecureKid LX in “Kohl” for $75.99 (35% Off) BACK ORDER

Graco Atlas in “Glacier” for $109.99 

Harmony Defender in “Moonrise” for $87.90 SOLD OUT

Graco Affix Evenflo Amp - blue flames

Booster Deals:

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2017 Evenflo Maestro 2-in-1 Combination Harness Booster Review

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Evenflo Maestro Quick Review

The 2017 Evenflo Maestro 2-in-1 Combination Harness Booster is a Stage 3 carseat that is most appropriate for preschool and school-aged children. It is safe, lightweight, budget-friendly and stylish. For all of those reasons, the Maestro has been on our list of Recommended Seats for years. It’s easy to install, easy to use properly and the tall top harness slots combined with the 50 lbs. weight limit means most average-sized kids will fit in the 5-point harness until they are the age and size to safely transition to booster mode. The 2017 Evenflo Maestro is a forward-facing only carseat for kids at least 2 years old. It can also be used as a highback booster for kids over age 4 who weigh more than 40 lbs.

Evenflo Maestro Specs:

With 5-point harness:

  • Weight: 22 – 50 lbs.
  • Height: 28 – 50″
  • Age: At least two years old
  • Fit: Child’s shoulders are at, or below, the top harness slots

As a highback booster:

  • Weight: 40 – 110 lbs.
  • Height: At least 43″
  • Age: At least four years old
  • Fit: Tops of child’s ears are at, or below, the top of the child restraint headrest

Maestro Features:

  • 4 sets of harness slots
  • 2 crotch strap/buckle positions
  • May be installed with LATCH to the full 50 lbs. harnessed limit of the seat
  • Converts to highback booster
  • Can use LATCH in booster mode
  • Energy-absorbing EPS foam
  • Buckle pockets (on certain models) keep harness out of the way while loading and unloading child
  • Cover is machine washable
  • Dual cupholders
  • 6 year lifespan before expiration

Maestro Fashions:

Teens Create Road Safety PSAs

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For the past three years, the National Road Safety Foundation and the Chicago Auto Show have sponsored a contest called Drive Safe Chicago for teenagers to create Public Service Announcements about distracted driving. This year’s winner, 17-year-old Hannah Christy, created a PSA about drowsy driving, something teens pulling all-nighters might be familiar with.

Christy and the other finalists worked with professional film crews to create their spots, and Christy’s will be featured later this year on TV stations around the country.

Christy and the other finalists worked with professional film crews to create their spots, and Christy’s will be featured later this year on TV stations around the country.

Distracted driving kills more than 3,300 people each year. People typically think of “distracted driving” as “cell-phone use,” but it can encompass much more, as Christy demonstrated in her PSA. Last year’s winner focused on a teen driver whose car was packed with loud, distracting friends.

The Drive Safe Chicago campaign allows teens to offer a fresh voice in a field usually dominated by adults, and other teens will likely respond better to messages coming from their peers.

The National Road Safety Foundation has also sponsored a PSA contest in conjunction with the Atlanta Auto Show, and will be teaming with the Los Angeles Auto Show this year. There’s still time to enter the LA contest, so if you live around there and have teenagers interested in safety, see if they want to enter. Maybe your kid can save someone’s life.

2017 Graco Nautilus 80 Elite Combination Carseat Review

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Graco Nautilus 80 Elite Quick Review

The Graco Nautilus 80 Elite is Graco’s top-of-the-line forward-facing combination carseat. It’s the only Nautilus model with the 5-point harness rated up to 80 lbs. (all the other Nautilus models are rated to 65 lbs.) and it has extra bells and whistles like a lockoff for easier installation with seatbelt. This is a forward-facing only seat that can also be used as a highback booster and eventually as a backless booster too. They call it a “3-in-1” which can be a little misleading because many parents think a 3-in-1 carseat always means Rear-Facing/Forward-Facing/Booster. However, in this case it means Forward-Facing/Highback Booster/Backless Booster. This is a Stage 3 carseat that is most appropriate for preschool and school-aged children.

This review will focus on the 2017 Nautilus 80 Elite model. However, there are several different variations of Graco Nautilus models and you can compare their features with our chart below.

Graco Nautilus 80 Elite Specs:

  • 5-point Harness: Forward-facing only for kids 22-80 lbs, at least 1 year old, height 27-52″ tall (shoulders must be at or below top harness slots)
  • Highback Booster: 30-100 lbs., height 38-57″ (top of ears must be below the top of the head support)
  • Backless Booster: 40-120 lbs., height 40-57″ (must have adequate head support from the vehicle)

Nautilus 80 Elite Features:

  • No-rethread harness
  • 3 crotch strap/buckle positions
  • Standard hook-style lower LATCH anchor connectors (LATCH limit is 45 lbs.)
  • Lockoff for installations with seatbelt
  • Energy-absorbing EPS foam
  • Fuss-free harness storage holds buckles out of the way during loading and unloading
  • Steel reinforced frame
  • Height-adjustable head support
  • 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

Nautilus 80 Elite 2017 Fashions: