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Britax 2 way elite on long journey

(6 Posts)
LittleMonkeysMummy2010 Mon 15-Apr-13 11:11:41

Hi

We're off on holiday next week and will be travelling with our 2y 8m old in his Britax 2 way elite. We have always used it in the upright position as we never travel far but wondered if the recline position would be more comfy for him. He fell asleep in car a few weeks back (it was 1am after he'd been rushed to a&e) & looked very uncomfy but he normal stays awake during journeys.

Has anyone used this seat on a long car journey? Do u have it upright or reclined?

13loki Wed 24-Apr-13 17:10:47

We drove from Stoke to Sweden with our then almost 2yo (she turned 2 the day after we finished the trip) in her TWE. She was in the reclined position and was very happy and comfortable the whole trip.

This is the only thing I hate about this car seat, that the reclined position is not all that reclined. We have one for our 10 month old and he has it reclined and still looks uncomfortable when he falls asleep. Worth it for the safety factor though eh!...

No advice, sorry! Just good luck with trying to change position!

LittleMonkeysMummy2010 Sun 28-Apr-13 10:02:47

Thanks, I changed the position fine & my son seemed comfy enough in reclined position. He was abit wriggly on way home but just pulled in services for him to stretch his legs.

Moonstorm Mon 06-May-13 17:19:05

The instructions say reclined position only up to 14 kg

lenats31 Fri 24-May-13 17:16:35

For an 8 month old, reclined position would be a good idea.

It reclines up to 40 degrees independantly on the slope in th back seats. It really depends on the position of the front seat and nothing else.

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