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High back booster with isofix?

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Shootingstar2289 Sun 23-Oct-16 17:29:57

Hi, my son is five and he is a Joie high back booster. Sometimes I feel like the seat isn't stable so have been looking at alternatives. I've noticed you can buy high back boosters with isofix fittings.

Are they worth the money? I would of thought they were safer but have read isofix doesn't make much difference with high backs.

Any advice?

BertieBotts Sun 23-Oct-16 17:33:42

The main reason to use isofix with a HBB is to stop the booster moving around inside the car both when the child is getting in/out and when the booster is empty (you're supposed to strap the seat in, even when your child isn't in it, as if you had a crash it would become a projectile. But hardly anyone does.)

It won't make any difference at all to safety, it's just convenience.

Cheerybigbottom Sun 23-Oct-16 17:38:32

We have a high back booster with isofix tethers. I was delighted thinking it was an extra safety feature but I've been told it's to keep the seat still when empty.

Used the seat in a different car without isofix tethers and he was going 'woaaaaah' on the corners lol as the seat shifted.

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