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simplest way to get car seat on hols?

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ginmakesitallok Thu 23-Jun-11 20:56:38

This has probably been asked loads before - so apologies but I did search honest!! We're going across to N Ireland later in the summer with DDs- flying easyjet. DD2 is only 21 months, so needs a proper car seat. Options a) take her own with us, is this even possible or will easy jet charge us a fortune? It'll be a bit of a hassle carrying it at either end. b) get one with the hire car - but will cost us £11 a day (!) Would be cheaper buying one or c) getting DB to meet us at airport and borrow one (which is a bit of a hassle for him) is there a d??? Which option would you go for.

As DP has just said - if anyone will know MN will...

SarkySpanner Thu 23-Jun-11 20:59:59

We find it easier to take our seats with us. They do charge but it is not too bad. We had a couple a bad experiences with being given weird ones with no instructions by hire companies and so take the low hassle option now.

ginmakesitallok Thu 23-Jun-11 21:04:01

even when they are great big hassly to carry seats??

SarkySpanner Thu 23-Jun-11 21:09:56

Buy you only have to take them from the car to the luggage place and vice versa. Airports helpfully have those nice big trolleys smile

ginmakesitallok Thu 23-Jun-11 21:16:37

LOL (sorry!) at take a trolley!!! DP seems to think that using a trolley would somehow make us all spontaneously combust! I'd forgotten they even had them! Might not be such a hassle to take ours - do you know how much eayjet charge?? Would it just be an additional piece of luggage?

nancy75 Thu 23-Jun-11 21:20:30

last time we took at car seat was a couple of years ago & it was free, as is a buggy or pram.

ginmakesitallok Fri 24-Jun-11 07:20:48

Have checked and car seat would be carried free - thanks to all x

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