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"looks great but fails on quality…"
We were delighted when we got the pram as it looked great and everything we needed. it folds well and is easy enough to transport and fits in a small boot.
Unfortunately we have had so many faults with the product that we are trying to resolve the issue with the retailer:
1) The zip on the carrycot constantly gets stuck and we were unable to get the cover closed. We have since had several new carrycots delivered and they all have the same fault.
2) The wheels were pulling badly to the left and the chassis had to be replaced by silvercross. after a few weeks the new wheels developed the same issue and we still dont have a carrycot that works properly.
3) the changing bag we purchased burst after a few weeks and had to be replaced. this was through no fault of ours. we also had the same issue with the raincover. The raincover also lets in water (prior to it bursting)and our carrycot got soaked through in a rain shower with our 11 week daughter inside.
the retailer have said they will provide another pram from a different manufacturer however they will not change the car seat or isofix base. this is no use as we had purchased a travel system. We would not recommend this product.
We have two car seats and one of them is contantly jamming up. the other car seat has been fine and looks very safe.
We would not recommend this product.
We hope silver cross will be able to help us if the retailer cant/wont.Read moreLess
"Great looking, disappointing…"
I love the details of this pram and being a first time mum the look was my initial preference when choosing a pram. Second was reputation and I believed silver cross were a good British traditional company so couldn't think of a better brand. It is a gorgeous pram with chrome trim and leather handle, getting endless compliments everywhere I go. My rating comes from the quality. Firstly I had to replace the change bag twice as the lining kept coming apart, the bag is also quite compact and I now use it just for special occasions. There is a zip tooth missing on my foot muff and sometimes the zip splits which can be very annoying when it's blowing a gale and your hoping for a quick manoeuvre. I also find the foot muff to sit quite close to my babies legs which concerns me when his feet don't have room to sit straight. I had hoped to buy this pram and just change colour packs if I had another baby, I don't think it will last past ralph who is just 19 weeks old which is a shame. It's is compact and lightweight and looks great but if you want an investment piece I would not recommend the wayfarer unfortunately.Read moreLess
1 person found this review helpful.
"Had to replace twice within two weeks. Not sturdy…"
I thought purchasing the Silver Cross Wayfarer would be the ideal travel system for our first baby. I now regret purchasing this pram.
Within five days of using the carrycot the zip teeth on the muff broke. I had to send a video to the shop we purchased from for them to send the video directly to Silver Cross to allow us to have a replacement. This replacement lasted two weeks and the zip in the base went again, so we had to have a new carrycot base. I was so paranoid about the zip breaking again I now slide my baby into the carrycot, so I don't have to use the zip.
The pram pulls to the left and this is annoying when out on a walk.
The chassis doesn't have any suspension and poor baby must feel every bump.
For the price we paid I regret purchasing this pram.Read moreLess
3 people found this review helpful.
hi there, ive just bought the wayfarer system in sand but the problem i have is how to attach the raincover when using it as a carrycot! i think i may of been given the wrong raincover as i cant seem 2 fit it onto the carrycot but its no problem when using it as a pushchair. Can anyone advise me on what the actual raincover should look like and how to attach it to the carrycot please, the manual shows basic black/white pics which doesnt give any clue as to if i've actualy got the correct raincover and been advised they cant be bought seperate?
any help/advice/pics would be much appreciated!
Thanks in advance!
worried mum to be x
"Good quality with a bumpy ride…"
We have been using this stroller for 2 weeks now with the carrycot for our newborn baby.
Pros: We like the usability of the stroller, namely how easy it is to fold and to attach the carrycot.
Cons: We like the big basket but it is somewhat difficult to access it with the carrycot on.
The handle bar does not fix in its lowest setting, which makes it tricky to put the stroller in its upright position.
Very negative: The ride is too bumpy and the wheels are too small. We live in central London and even just by riding on the pavements the stroller shakes too much making it uncomfortable for a sleepy baby. Moreover the wheels are too small and the fact that it does not have treads makes it difficult to go over small heights (as an example the stroller gets "stuck" on the parking yellow lines on the road).
Next time we will buy a stroller with bigger wheels, air tires and specially with suspension for a smoother ride!Read moreLess
2 people found this review helpful.
"A quality product that feels sturdy and safe…"
I was asked by Silver Cross to try out their brand new Wayfarer travel system with our new born. So far we have used the 'Simplicity' car seat, the pram attachment and the iso fix base for the car. The complete system also includes a seat section which we will use when my son is bigger.
Our first impression is that we find the whole system really sturdy. The height of the pram is also great as some other prams feel really low to the ground the handlebar also extends out (very handy as both my husband and I are tall). The pram is also very padded and has a separate mattress included and my son is very comfortable and sleeps really well in it.
The standard package is the chasis with both pram and seat attachments, a raincover, plus the simplicity car seat adapters and even a cup
holder! The Apron and hood pack is additional and comes in 7 different colours, however you do need this to complete the system. We selected the Sky Blue colour and we love it. Having the separate colour packs mean that it will be really easy and affordable to update if you need to change the colour for baby number two.
The car seat and iso fix base are purchased separately and they are both really easy to use. We're happy to say that having driven hundreds of miles already, our son is very comfortable in the car seat. It slots really easily into the iso fix base when it is installed in the car. We have also used the seat in my parents car and using it with just
a set belt is equally nearly as quick and still feels safe. The car seat is very easy to take straight from the car and slot to-and-from the chasis using the adapters that are included it also comes with a handy apron that really keeps my son snug when he is out of he car.
The rain covers for both the pram and car seat have zip access, essential for quick access to your child, without removing the rain cover entirely, a life saver when it is chucking it down with rain. The brake is really effective and easy to use, I am extremely confident the pram won't move when the brake is on. the shopping basket underneath is huge, however with the pram attachment the opening is quite narrow to get things in and out.
Overall the travel system is excellent value for money, it isn't the cheapest on the market but you definitely get what you pay for as its a quality product which feels sturdy and safe, yet still light and maneuverable. It can be collapsed easily with one hand and fits into the boot of our Ford Focus with room to spare.
Simply put, we love it!Read moreLess
2 people found this review helpful.