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The laws in the US are state specific; some states require 'federally approved', others require 'according to technical standards'. So it depends on where you are going. You can check for each state for example under this link: https://saferide4kids.com/car-seat-laws-by-state/ Note that realistically nobody will stop you and investigate your child seat's ...


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If you have money to spare, consider using a "town car service" (also sometimes called a "limousine service", though it will not necessarily use a "stretch" limousine). These are services who will dispatch a car & driver to meet you at the airport at a specified time. They are often used for corporate travel and for ...


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In Australia and New Zealand, AS/NZS 1754 compliant child seats can generally be used without a tether on airplanes. See slide 19 in this presentation from the Australian Civil Aviation Safety Authority, which has an example compliance sticker with this note at the end: The upper anchorage strap is not required to be used onboard aircraft. All child ...


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According to the Vancouver Police Department: Q: I am a visitor to Vancouver. Does my infant / child have to be in a child restraint or booster seat when travelling in a taxi? A: The driver or operator of a taxi is exempt from the Child Seating and Restraint regulations under Section 36.09(b) of the MVAR. So you're allowed to take a taxi without using a ...


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I'll answer my own question: Airport transfers by tour companies can be on either big coaches/buses (not equipped for baby carseat installation) or vans (that might have appropriate seatbelts although this can't be guaranteed) The official tourist "yellow cabs" in Havana (operated using newer cars, typically Chinese/Korean ones) typically do have the proper ...


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Consider British Airways as an example. Their website provides a list of car seats requirements and one of them is: must be designed to be secured by means of a normal aircraft single lap strap ... Therefore, it looks like you need to buy a car seat which meets the requirements or to check rules of your airline (if it is not British Airways). Please ...


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I didn't realize that seat belt laws in Saudi Arabia are nothing close to what they are here. So why would they care about car-seats? Here's what I ended up doing: Mini-Bus: Our travel agent sent us a mini-bus (local school bus), which is somewhat safer (and slower) than a traditional taxi. This covered two trips (to Mecca, and to the airport) Coach Bus: ...


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The main incompatibility is indeed that Australia requires the use of a top tether strap, so all child seats sold in Australia are built with this in mind, and all cars sold in Australia after the mid-1990s will have the attachment hooks for the tether strap. Also, Australian child seats use the adult seatbelt to attach the bottom of the seat to the car. ...


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Perhaps a solution would be to have you (or your husband) rent the car, drive to the Mall of the Americas, as there are stores there that sell baby related products such as a car seat, then come back to the airport and pick you guys up. The Mall is across the highway from Miami International Airport. Or why not buy the car seat while you are in South ...


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Since you have two adults, one of you could drive the rental car from the airport to the hotel, and the other could go with your baby in a taxi or shuttle (or some service that provides a child seat).


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We use foldable car seats for travel. I always take them on a trip in case a taxi doesn't have a child seat or booster. Due to the adjustable seatbelt strap, it is definitely safer than no child seat. Price is not much more than getting a limousine, but you get to keep it.


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Almost exactly a year ago I was in Orlando doing exactly this. We never had any issue requesting cars with car seats anywhere in Orlando, to go anywhere in Orlando. We stayed in town, not at any Disney resorts. Orlando basically survives on the tourism industry and there's enough demand there for Uber drivers to be available at most times.


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Not all countries require (or even allow) the use of infant lap belts in aircraft. Sometimes, the crew is required to provide one and instruct you about its use. Other times, they are available if you ask but are not provided by default. And sometimes there are no infant lap belts available at all.


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(fine, this particular trip is long finished.....) Lets review the key points: You are renting the car for 10 days, but only want a child seat for one day. Hertz doesn't do that. You are renting the car at an airport. Make two reservations: At the airport for one day, with child seat, returning to a non-airport location. At the same non-airport location, ...


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No, there isn't. Taxis tend to be very regional and a few countries have even a nationwide service, never mind an international one. Uber does have a "request car seat" option in a select few cities, but this is nowhere near global. (At time of writing, I believe it's limited to a few large US cities.) https://help.uber.com/h/3abcbae1-132b-42a9-8277-...


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According to the European Aviation Safety Agency, a FAQ on child car seats for flights states the following: Regarding the use of a car seat as an acceptable child restraint device, this is regulated under the Regulation on Air Operations, through Annex IV (Part CAT), specifically CAT.IDE.A.205. The basis for the provision on child restraint devices ...


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Yes, such a product now exists, called Mifold. Instead of raising the child up it holds the safety belt down, achieving the same effect: The company claims that their seats are certified for EU, Canada and US standards for child safety seats. The General German Automobile Club (ADAC) has tested the seats independently and concluded that: The mifold Grab-...


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If you want him to sit in a booster seat you will have to bring one. But you can take the taxi without booster seat. In the Emirates (just as in many other countries) they do not really care about it. The same is true for rental cars. They only have group 1 seats (for up to 18 kilograms).


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There are a lot of cab companies who provide infant / regular / booster seats as per you requirement. Boston ground transporation authority and boston police both have clear rules about the safety of child passengers and a child seat is mandatory. Here are some site that provide child seats in Boston and family transport for upto 7 people. Boston Airport ...


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We have flown with carseats on Virgin America, United, Delta, KLM, Lufthansa, and British Airways. We have NEVER had to pay for carseats and or strollers. I don't know any airline that will make you pay. we have both flown with the seat in the hold and in the cabin. It was very helpful for our youngest (up to about 2.5) to sit in a seat, especially when he ...


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The 'Child Safety' page has some information on this. Mostly it says that child safety restraint systems (CRS) get approved for traffic and/or airline use by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, but that FAA does not control all of the approvals. And stresses to check that the CRS has the label: This restraint is certified for use in motor ...


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The top tether is there to make the seat more safe. That is, "in a car seat restrained only by the lap belt" is not as safe as "in a car seat restrained by both the lap belt and tether." That said, it's still safer than "not in a car seat, just using the seatbelt or held by a parent." You can buy a seat that doesn't have a top tether, to be sure - but such ...


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I know this might not be an answer exactly, but I can't leave a comment: We have taken US car seats to Canada (by car), Mexico and Europe (Denmark) for our kids. We have not have any questioning about them at the border, not even in Canada when the kids were in them. I have not have any one stop and check the seats there. In Denmark we used a private car ...


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Its the law in most Australian states, so yes, you should buy one. No discussion required. Children younger than six months must be secured in a rearward facing restraint Children aged six months to less than four years must be secured in either a rear or forward facing restraint Children aged four years to less than seven years must be secured in forward ...


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According to https://www.busbud.com/blog/travelling-spain-bus-need-know/ your answer depends on what company and class you'll be traveling. The Premium Class Provides Baby Seats. Regardless, I would check with your travel agent to confirm seating for your child, and make sure they know that you are traveling with a baby so preparations can be made. Even ...


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An option to consider is one my son & daughter-in-law came up with for traveling with their small kids: Using a bungee cord, he attaches the car seat to a foldable luggage cart. He straps the kid into the car seat using the normal belts, then drags the combo through the airport. Upon reaching their seats in the plane, he unstraps the car set and puts it ...


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First of all congratulations on your bravery in taking your baby overseas. We did a similar trip except to Europe 9H flight. We slept maybe 2H. You will be first to board after first class and last to disembark due to all the stuff you’re carrying. My recommendation is Do not bring car seat at all. Not worth the hassle. Bring a baby carrier and ask your ...


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CARES Child Aviation Restraint System is designed specifically for aviation use for children age 1 and older who weigh between 22 and 44 pounds. These youngsters are old enough to be in their own seats, but are too small for the seat belt alone to protect them and provide the safety they require during airplane travel. Their bodies cannot withstand ...


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Yes, off course there are lots of Cab companies in Boston and its near about areas which provide a child car seat and also wheelchair accessible cabs. Here i suggest you Cambridge cabs ma company which provide pick-up and drop-off services from Boston airport. You can just call them or book your cab online in advance.


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My experience with Jet Blue that first baggage is free plus they allow to check in a car seat and also a carriage they even let you walk with the baby in the carriage till the flight for your convenience and over there they take it over and you getting it back right when exiting flight. All The Best!


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