View Full Version : Some Stroller but also Car Seat Help for 6 month old travel
01-19-2010, 11:11 AM
I have seen the rental for the double stroller but wasnt sure if that would accomodate a 6 mo old as far as support and such?
Also hoping not to have to travel with an infant car seat thru the airport, and although the DW is against renting a car seat figured I'd ask my disney faithful of carseat rentals theyve had for infants in the same boat
01-19-2010, 11:25 AM
I would definitely bring a stroller if you can...the Disney ones are not meant for babies. You can probably buy a double umbrella stroller for a good price online or on craigslist if you are looking to save money. I think the double Jeep umbrella retails for about 100.00. (Or did about two years ago). It would probably cost you more than that to rent every day anyway.
As for carseats, you can check them with your bags if you aren't looking to bring it on the plane. I would just make sure they put it in a bag so that it doesn't get too banged up. We've done that many times, and then you have it for your car rental when you get there.
01-19-2010, 11:27 AM
Are you talking about renting the double that Disney offers? I wouldn't use that one for a 6 month old. It is made of hard plastic with no recline and no cushion.
Your baby should be riding in her car seat on the plane, just like she does in the car. Yes, it is another seat to pay for, but if something were to happen on your flight, she would be protected by her seat. So unfortunately, you still need to bring her infant seat even if you're only using it on the plane. HTH!
01-19-2010, 11:27 AM
I was referring more to the Orlando rentals who seem to have some really good options of the double and single and stand n sit, just didnt know if they were conducive to infants?
Definitely wouldnt go with the beige or blue monsters that Disney rents those things are huge! and dont fold or anything plus ive heard all about the stories of people grabbing em and turning em in for the deposit money
01-19-2010, 11:36 AM
The stroller rentals for OSR and ABBF have the strollers that recline that is good for 6 month olds. The Disney ones do not recline.
As for carseats, call the company to make sure none of the seats are expired or have been in an accident. I personally wouldn't drag my carseats down with me just because I don't want them getting bounced around more than necessary or having any hidden cracks in the plastic from being jarred around/tossed around in the baggage area.
01-19-2010, 11:38 AM
Thanks for that thought!
01-19-2010, 11:39 AM
I've never used Orlando rentals, but I know that those sit and stands work for babies. I know several people that bought those as their regular stroller when they had babies.
I think, in general, if it's a jogger or double umbrella stroller, then they consider it infant friendly if it has the five point harness on it. Not sure if that helps.
I'm not sure if you know this, so I'll just mention it. We always bring our own stroller as well, and then gate check it right before we board the plane. It's handy to have it when getting to the gate so that we we have some hands free for the carry-ons. It's the last thing you do right before you board, and the stroller is sitting there on the gateway when you get off,
01-19-2010, 11:55 AM
My wife had mentioned that just a little while ago as well and I completely forgot, thats why i love these for all the great feedback from everyone and whats worked and not worked for them!:thumbsup2
01-19-2010, 02:27 PM
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