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Old 03-24-2013, 07:39 PM   #16
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City Mini. I don't have one, we rent it from Orlando Stroller rentals. If I had to buy another stroller, it would be this one. I love it.
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Old 03-24-2013, 08:00 PM   #17
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We have a couple of umbrella ($20) strollers that we used mainly on the long walk back to parking. We just park them during the day with one folded so as not to take too much space but in recent trips to Disneyland cast members have been asking us to leave them unfolded. Our kids seem to loose their energy real quick when its time to go home.

However, during our trips to the World, we used them all the time as the walk is simply too tiring for the kids especially with all the heat and humidity during summer.
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Old 03-24-2013, 08:18 PM   #18
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Another City Mini owner here. First trip to WDW I rented one. By the time we went back I had my own. It's great around here too when I have to go on rough surfaces. It's been to the zoo, regularly takes ds when we go to ball games and walk from the van to the coliseum. I sincerely love it and so does my son.

They do still make the micro. has them on sale right now for $149, which is what I paid for my city mini last year when the 2011 models went on sale. And they are making the shade bigger on the micro now, which is why I went with the mini over the micro when I made my purchase.
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Old 03-24-2013, 08:51 PM   #19
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We love our mountain buggy urban, it's a small jogger type, with a lockable swivel front wheel. We use it for the parks, zoo, geocaching, hikes. As far as when we need every ounce of space we use our Maclaren Volo
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Old 03-24-2013, 09:12 PM   #20
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Have used all of these at some point. I have a very tall little guy, so we now use the Mac XLR.

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Old 03-24-2013, 09:27 PM   #21
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Thanks! I never thought to rent one.
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Old 03-25-2013, 09:39 AM   #22
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Think my favorite has been my Peg Perego Aria. It's very lightweight(9lbs), has decent storage, child tray for cups, reclines for naps, and folds easily for the buses. The only con was the small sun shade, but at least it had one. It was as light as an umbrella stroller but with lots of great features.

We also have taken a citi mini and the sunshade and maneuverablitity were superior, but it was very big, bulky, and heavy for folding and carrying on the buses.
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Old 03-25-2013, 10:14 AM   #23
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We are citi mini owners - love that stroller!!
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Old 03-25-2013, 12:22 PM   #24
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I had a city mini and liked it a lot but I prefer my Valco snap. It's very similar, the sun shade is slightly smaller, but still substantial. The basket is infinitely easier to access though and it's 3 pounds LIGHTER. It also folds with the seat inward so it doesn't get filthy.
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Old 03-25-2013, 02:03 PM   #25
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I already have an Uppababy Vista but wanted to get a lightweight stroller for travel. For me it came down to the Valco Snap4 or BJ City Mini. The City Mini has the most amazing fold but I preferred many of the other features on the Snap4. I've seen the Snap but I prefer 4 wheels so I've preordered the Snap4 which I'll get sometime in April. If we get it before our trip I'll use that. Otherwise I have no problem renting a City Mini.

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Old 03-25-2013, 08:43 PM   #26
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Old 03-25-2013, 08:45 PM   #27
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Originally Posted by Elleshoodat View Post
We use our Britax B-Agile at Disney, the zoo, etc. It's similar to the City Mini, but slightly better IMO.

We also have a Maclaren Quest that we take on trips to the mall.
I wish the B-Agile had been available when I got my first stroller. The second seat option alone makes it so much more versatile than the City Mini.

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I have owned many strollers (it's a problem i have, LOVE them) and think the City Mini is truly the best Disney stroller anyone could use -- best size, great ride, awesome sun shade, good storage, nice full recline for naps, etc.

we rented last time - used a rider board on the back, too ( have 3 boys) -- and this time we're brigning our own (bought it used for less than a rental).
I have the same problem. I was soo tempted to buy the Peg Perego Pliko that I saw at the secondhand baby store the other day. It would have been practically useless for me, since I only have one child...and already have 2 strollers. We should start a support group!

I have 2 strollers, an Uppababy G-Luxe and a Baby Jogger City Mini. I love BOTH!
I started out with the City Mini, and it's a truly great stroller. My biggest issue with it was the weight (at a little under 17lbs, it's still lighter than a lot of strollers...). We lived in South Korea for around 18 months, and it just wasn't light enough for frequent public transportation use...alone...with a non-walking 25lb toddler.

Soo...I got my Uppababy G-Luxe, and it was an excellent choice. It's only 11 lbs and has a very deep recline for such a light stroller.

I'm actually having a hard time deciding which stroller will be coming with us to Disney in a few weeks. It will probably end up being the City Mini. Since it was my first stroller, I purchased many of the accessories - the rain canopy, child tray, parent tray etc.
I think the G-Luxe will be easier (it freestands when folded) but the accessories are nice.
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Old 03-25-2013, 10:26 PM   #28
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We used out Britax B Agile which is pretty much the exact same as the City Mini but has an indented bar between the wheels so DH doesn't kick it when he pushes . We tried out both and why we ended up with this one. Both are great and have a really good sun shade, full recline, and easy fold in half. I will say the basket doesn't fit as much as I would like but we made do as we didn't bring tons with to the park
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Old 03-25-2013, 10:42 PM   #29
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We took our Chicco Cortina last summer when DD was 13mo old; it worked great for naps, storage, maneuverability. This trip, DD will be almost 2, and we are bringing our Baby Trend Expedition jogging stroller. It's more narrow and turns on a dime. Can't wait to try it!

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Old 03-26-2013, 09:28 AM   #30
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We bought The First Years Ignite stroller for our last trip with DS who was almost 2. Great stroller for great price. Now we have 2 babes so I ended up buying a City mini double, and we love it! I'm sure the single is just as great.
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