Searching for a Stroller? 3 Top Budget Travel Systems

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Graco FastAction Fold Travel System

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The Graco FastAction Fold Travel System (starting at $200) features a stroller that parents can

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Graco FastAction Fold Travel System

Related: Low-priced baby swing reviews
The Graco FastAction Fold Travel System (starting at $200) features a stroller that parents can fold up one-handed and an easy-to-attach SnugRide 30 car seat (there's also a version for infants up to 22 pounds). This system is not only relatively lightweight but also surprisingly compact when the stroller is folded up, consumers say. Reviewers appreciate the addition of two deep cup holders on the stroller for parents.


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Wed, Oct 17, 2012 8:44 AM EDT

Best travel systemsBest travel systemsBy Louis DeNicola, Cheapism.com

Travel systems combine a stroller, a baby seat, and a base that stays put in your car. The best ones are easy to use, keep your child safe, and save you money by combining three necessities into one purchase. Cheapism has researched the most popular inexpensive travel systems and found three top picks that are safe, stylish, and budget-friendly.

All three are compatible with the LATCH system found in all new vehicles, for easy and safe installation of the car seat, and all use a five-point harness to secure a child. Although the seats are suited only for infants who weigh less than 22 or 30 pounds, depending on the make, the strollers can be used until a child reaches 50 pounds. Cheapism's analysis of online reviews generally turned up only minor drawbacks to these budget travel systems, such as storage baskets underneath the strollers that are too small and or hard to access when the stroller seat is fully reclined.


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