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A compact travel stroller for my 3 year old that has a tall seat back and is not too flimsy

Aimee • 18 Feb 2023

Hi, I’m hoping you can help.

I’m looking for a compact travel stroller for my 3 year old. Ideally something with a tall backrest. I need something that isn’t flimsy and will hold up to 22kg. I’ve spent hours searching, and there’s so many mixed reviews about all strollers. Thank you!

Eli • 18 Feb 2023

Hey, Aimee,

It is very very hard to find a comfy enough travel stroller for a larger toddler. Especially that tall backrest and the flimsiness - I mean, these are the smallest buggies in the world, so all got smaller on them, and it' hard to find a sturdy one (they are usually the more expensive ones). I will, thus, suggest the Joolz Aer and the Bugaboo Butterfly as the tallest-seatbacked options, and also check the Recaro Lexa (nice enough space) or the Ergobaby Metro+ sturdy.

Also check my newest top ultracompacts 2023 article just to inspire yourself. All of the suggested strollers are in it, heh :-)

Your -very berry- Eli.

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