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Olivia in Brazil • 13 Oct 2022

Hi there,

I am having my first baby and live in Brazil.

I am looking to buy a 4 in 1 travel system in Ireland that I can bring back here with me on a plane (as oversized luggage).

The things we most need are:
- Light and very foldable (for planes and cars)
- Good for hot weather
- minimalistic design
- Lying flat cot for newborn
- Safety

Our budget is about 800 euro but would be happy to pay less for the same set of criteria too.

Eli • 13 Oct 2022

Hi, Olivia,

The best that came to me was the Cybex Mios which is fantastically ventilated, sturdy and compact, and offers a bassinet option as well. I personally loved that stroller and it is comfortable despite the smaller wheels and compact dimensions. I am, however, not sure about the price which will most probably be higher, especially as a 4in1 set (I saw a nice price for a 4in1 set in the UK for about 930 GBP, so a bit more for sure). A pre-owned one would also work, of course, though that choice is up to you.

Apart from that, you might want to consider something simpler, just forward facing, like a Joolz Aer with a cot. I am, however, not sure if that is the best option for an only stroller, I personally would want something that was not meant as a travel = occasional use stroller.

Lastly, I'll mention the Valco baby brand which is simple, light, and with multiple options that usually take on a carrycot. Try think about the options I mentioned, and let me know about more requirement OR what you'd be able to compromise in to get to the right stroller (or amount of money).

Your -very berry- Eli.

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