CarGo Seat Review

Planning a holiday this year and want a handy car seat that doubles as luggage? I have been sent a CarGo Seat to review to see what we thought of this car seat with a difference.

*Disclaimer – I have been sent the CarGo seat in return for an honest review. All words and opinions are my own.

CarGo Seat Cover Image

The CarGo Seat Review

The CarGo seat is a group 3 travel booster with a twist. Designed to make life easier for when you are on holiday or they are having a stayover. With wheels and a handle and will fit in most overhead lockers, it makes it easy to transport and keep entertainment with them Holding their toys or a change of clothes, this car seat will save space as well as being convenient when traveling.

Design:

It has a hard plastic shell with a padded seat for comfort and folding armrests that can be put in place with a press of the button. To help with correct belt-positioning it has a strap that can be adjusted and hooked over the seatbelt. The strap can also be positioned on either side of the seat and stowed away under the arm rests when being wheeled around.

CarGo Seat With arm rests and belt strap

The lock is easy to open and designed well for kids to be able to open and lock easily.

CarGo Seat Lock

The travel handle neatly folds away flat while being used as a car seat.

Handle folded closed

Safety:

The seat sits comfortably in the seat and the fold-flat handle allows for full contact on the seat. The correct positioning of the seatbelt is made easy with the belt strap.

Safety Instructions


The Cargo seat Website states:

  • CarGoSeat is suitable for a child weighing 22kg to 36kg and a height of 125cm or taller.
  • The booster meets the current UK & EU safety standard ECE R44/04 regulation.
  • CarGoSeat has been rigorously crash tested to meet exceed UK safety standards.
  • Easy to use seatbelt positioning guide ensures the belt is at the right place on the child.
  • CarGoSeat fixes in any car using the built in 3-point seatbelt

Storage:

The storage area within the seat has enough room to store a change of clothes, PJ’s and a toothbrush for an overnight stay or their favorite toys for on holiday. Having a 10l capacity and wheels allows them to wheel it along with little effort. Saving space in the car and your handbag.

Storage with books and toy
Easily fits his books, tablet and his teddy in it’s sleeping bag

CarGo Seat Price:

The CarGo Seat can be purchased from their website for £54.99 and comes with a 12 month warrenty. You have a choice of 4 colours to choose from.

Overall

I have always worried about backless boosters because of the seatbelt position, the CarGo Seat puts my mind at ease with the positioning strap. With the seat easy to wheel, and store his things, J really has taken to the seat. ( Even just sitting on it in the house! ) Perfect for holidays to use in taxis and in transit to keep them safe and save on car seat hire.

Then when you no longer have a need for the seat, you can send it back to them for recycling.


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