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Do I need to take a carseat to Germany if we are only going to be using taxis?

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tattycoram Wed 05-Aug-09 11:19:28

We normally take a carseat for our two year old, but I wondered if taxis in Germany are automatically fitted with children's seats (like Addison Lee here). We are going for a long weekend and will be making about four cab journeys. Do I need to take it? Will post in shorthaul travel too

LilianGish Wed 05-Aug-09 11:26:01

Taxis are fitted with car seats in Germany (or at least they are in Berlin).

ZZZenAgain Wed 05-Aug-09 11:29:05

you do not need to take a carseat. IME not every taxi will be carrying a carseat though. If you are taking a taxi at the airport, ask the first taxi driver and if he doesn't happen to have one, they'll find one for you. If you call to order a cab, I was told you have to tell them you need a carseat. (mit Kindersitz bitte). If you're staying in a hotel, ask them to check the taxi will have a carseat.

shouldn't be any problem at all

tattycoram Wed 05-Aug-09 15:40:12

Oh brillant
Thanks so much

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