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Bugaboo Butterfly: Bugaboo Butterfly x Ergobaby Metro x Baby Jogger City Tour - or which tall-seat, good-wheels stroller for plane travel?

Fran • 13 Apr 2023

Hi Eli,

I’m currently torn between the Bugaboo Butterfly (new) or and the Ergobaby Metro (first version, used) or the BJ City Tour 1 (used)… I’m looking for an airplane friendly, tall seat backed stroller with good wheels and a good sunshade - I know the Butterfly kinda ticks all these boxes, but I’m wondering is it really worth that very hefty price tag?

Would love to hear your thoughts. Thanks!

Eli • 13 Apr 2023

Hey, Fran,

The Butterfly truly is the tallest-seatbacked stroller here, and the other two are far from that. The Tour 1 I would not actually get, it is not bad but not that good either, nor it is too spacious. The Metro, if you'd be going for one of the two pre-owned ones, would IMHO be the better choice.

Try checking the Joolz Aer too, also used - it is also on the roomier side, comparable to the Butterfly. And the Recaro Lexa also has a nice space in the seat - and is not as expensive.

Your -very berry- Eli.

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