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"Worst instructions ever.…"
Thank you GrandpaBeardie for your review. Without it I would have no hair left by now. I was "fortunate" to be given this travel cot as a baby shower gift - I'm 38 weeks at the mo. I say "fortunate" as I did not have to spend a penny of my own money on it, if I had I'd have gotten a refund already. I decided to do a dummy run and have a go at erecting it, which took an age and trying to get it folded again is a complete nightmare. I'm usually great with diy and instructions, but these instructions are appalling and misleading and this whole experience has put me off ever using the thing. Ugh! So so poor!Read moreLess
"Very, very frustrating to put up. Avoid it.…"
We only use this a couple of times a year. It is always a struggle to get it erected. The instructions are come help, and the advice here from other users is helpful. Nevertheless, this is a TERRIBLE piece of design. The instructions on the cot itself are incomplete and misleading and it is a huge effort to get it to work safely.Read moreLess
"Piece of Junk??…"
I thought that initially until I looked more carefully at the instructions. The four rails won't lock unless the base is still unlocked. Once you've sorted that its a piece of cake. For disassembly you need to locate the well-hidden buttons on each joint (under the joint). Hold it down until the joint is FULLY folded (otherwise it locks again halfway.Read moreLess
3 people found this review helpful.
"What a piece of junk - would definitely not recommend…"
My son bought this as we were looking after our grandaughter the next day. Absolutely impossible to erect, even after using foot pressure, couldn't get all top bars to lock into position so not safe to use. To say trying to assemble the dratted thing was very frustrating would be a considerable understatement. Very poor quality.Read moreLess
2 people found this review helpful.
"It's a bit tricky to put up but I think…"
It's a bit tricky to put up but I think its great as a travel cot I use it as a playpen as well. It has wheels on the case so you just pull it instead of carrying itRead moreLess
2 people found this review helpful.
"Very easy to use and our daughter likes sleeping in…"
Very easy to use and our daughter likes sleeping in it. The mattress was very hard and so we splashed out and paidRead moreLess
"Good price, but too heavy and takes up too much…"
Good price, but too heavy and takes up too much space in the car for long breaksRead moreLess
"A no-frills travel cot that does the job well: "My…"
A no-frills travel cot that does the job well: "My daughter sleeps as well in his as she at home and it's probably as compact and portable as you're going to get for a cot of this type", it also "makes a great playpen". The bag makes it easier to store and transport although it's "quite heavy to lug about" and "folding it away takes a little practice and patience". One user raved: "Ours has been all over the world with us and I haven't found any problems with it yet!" Another summed it up: "It's not funky, but it's perfectly functional".Read moreLess
1 person found this review helpful.
"An OK travel cot, my DD has liked it more…"
An OK travel cot, my DD has liked it more as she has got bigger! The mattress is a little thin, but I think they are all like that. I used it as a playpen for awhile and it worked very well. The colour scheme is ok, and it is very easy to put up and take down.Read moreLess
"Really easy to use, big enough to use until yur…"
Really easy to use, big enough to use until yur little one can sleep in a bed by themselves and just a little bit heavy to carry.Read moreLess
"I wouldn't want to use it for long periods, she…"
I wouldn't want to use it for long periods, she doesn't seem very comfy on the mattress, at least I assume that is why she turns round on it all night long.Read moreLess
"really practical but make sure you put it up in…"
really practical but make sure you put it up in advance - can be quite tricky and frustrating when you and baby are tired!Read moreLess
"This would be more portable if it had two little…"
This would be more portable if it had two little wheels at one end of the bag, then weedy mums like me could drag it along! Relatively easy to put together (quite logical really), the only fiddly bit is if you have the mothercare travel cot with the bassinet attachment. As a basic unit, I think it is relatively lacking in the comfort department: the folding based feels hard and unyeilding, and because it folds, it doesn't seem to lie perfectly flat: more of a problem when your baby is tiny. However, invest in the quilted "mattress" that Mothercare also sell and THEN notice the difference! Much improved comfort and just a shame it's not sold with the travel cot itself as part of the package as I think you really do need it. Generally good value for money, but I would have rated it much higher if the mattress was supplied. Having said all of the above, my daughter really gets a good nights sleep in her travel cot and naps well there, too. I think she is still intrigued by the mesh sides!Read moreLess
"So handy and easy to use. sometimes felt the padded…"
So handy and easy to use. sometimes felt the padded matress could do with a bit more padding to make it more comfy but all in all a great buy. It has travelled everywhere with us around the country and never had any problems. Wipes clean quite well too!!!Read moreLess
"it's compact and good for twins we have both babies…"
it's compact and good for twins we have both babies sleeping in it for the first yearRead moreLess