The Best Infant Travel Systems: Strollers, Car Seats, and More

We have pulled together what we believe to be The Best Infant Travel Systems for you and your little one. Heading to the big city? Find out which strollers are lightweight, yet durable, for racing around town. If you’re looking to bring your new baby on an outdoor adventure, you might just want a stroller that is larger with strong tires for the bumpy terrain. See which stroller systems, car seats, and bedding is compact and lightweight enough to bring with you on a plane, or just to Grandma’s house for the weekend.

Check out the complete list of The Best Infant Travel Systems right here, rated on a scale of 1 to 5! (5 being the highest rating.)

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  • UPPAbaby Vista 2 of 10
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    High Style: 4 

    Small Space: 3

    Outdoor Activity: 5

    Baby Comfort: 5

    Ease of Use: 4 

    Compatibility: 5 

     

    The Scoop: The UPPAbaby Vista is the perfect stroller for city traveling. It glides effortlessly and comes with a large storage basket below for those long, sightseeing days. The tires are foam filled too, which means no flat tires stopping you in your tracks. Fold it up easily and set it aside until the next adventure.

     

    Buy the UPPAbaby Vista for $729.99 at a retailer near you on UPPAbaby.

  • Orbit Baby Travel System G2 3 of 10
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    High-Style Score: 5

    Small Space Score: 4

    Outdoor Activity Score: 4

    Baby Comfort Score: 4

    Ease of Use Score: 3

    Compatibility Score: 2

     

    The Scoop: The Orbit Baby Travel System is your high-fashion stroller system for the weekend traveler. The car seat can easily be taken on and off the stroller, and with a twist of a knob it can be safely installed into the car to head to the next destination. The 360 degree disc allows baby to see all the sights on your family adventure. 

     

    Buy the Orbit Baby Travel System for $1,170 at Amazon.

  • Maxi-Cosi Kaia Stroller 4 of 10
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    High-Style Score: 3

    Small Space Score: 4

    Outdoor Activity Score: 5

    Baby Comfort Score: 4

    Ease of Use Score: 5

    Compatibility Score: 3

     

    The Scoop: The Maxi-Cosi Kaia is your lightweight, and easy-to-use traveling stroller for the family on-the-go.  It easily folds up, which makes it great for airplane travel and storage. It is compatible with the Maxi-Cosi Prezi infant car seat and the new Mico AP car seat.

     

    Buy it for $199.99 at Amazon.

  • Britax Chaperone Car Seat and B-Agile Stroller 5 of 10
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    High-Style Score: 3

    Small Space Score: 2

    Outdoor Activity Score: 3

    Baby Comfort Score: 5

    Ease of Use Score: 5

    Compatibility Score: 5

     

    The Scoop: The Britax Chaperone Car Seat with B-Agile Stroller is a travel system that pretty much works for all types of travel.  Whether you're heading to the big city or through a dirt path in the country, this stroller system has got your back. It is compatible with most major infant car seat brands when using the BRITAX infant car seat adapter.

     

    Buy the B-Agile Stroller for $187.49 at Amazon.

    Buy the Britax Chaperone Car Seat for $172.49 at Amazon.

  • Britax B-Safe for BOB and BOB Revolution Stroller 6 of 10
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    High-Style Score: 3

    Small Space Score: 5

    Outdoor Activity Score: 5

    Baby Comfort Score: 4

    Ease of Use Score: 3

    Compatibility Score: 5

     

    The Scoop: The BOB Revolution and Britax B-Safe for BOB create the ultimate travel system for the outdoor adventurer. Whether you are out on a hike or going for a run, this heavy-duty travel system glides with your every step. 

     

    Buy the BOB Revolution SE Stroller for $335.56 at Amazon.

    Buy the Britax B-Safe for BOB for $235. 61 at Amazon.

    Buy the BOB Infant Car Seat Adapter for Britax for $41.29 at Amazon.

  • Quinny Yezz Stroller 7 of 10
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    High-Style Score: 4

    Small Space Score: 5

    Outdoor Activity Score: 4

    Baby Comfort Score: 4

    Ease of Use Score: 4

    Compatibility Score: 3

     

    The Scoop:  This stroller is perfect for quick walks around the neighborhood and for travel.  It folds up so compactly - it's perfect for storage in even the smallest home or in the back of your car.

     

    Buy the Quinny Yezz for $279 at Amazon.

  • Safety 1st Advance 70 Air Convertible Car Seat 8 of 10
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    High-Style Score: 4

    Small Space Score: 2

    Outdoor Activity Score: 3

    Baby Comfort Score: 5

    Ease of Use Score: 2

     

    The Scoop: The Safety 1st Advance 70 Air Convertible Car Seat is perfect for the road tripping family. It is designed with comfort in mind and is made to grow with your baby. As the name says, safety comes first, and this car seat falls nothing short of that. 

     

    Buy it for 189.99 at Target.

  • Mountain Buggy Mini 9 of 10
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    High-Style Score: 4

    Small Space Score: 2

    Outdoor Activity Score: 5

    Baby Comfort Score: 4

    Ease of Use Score: 5

    Compatibility Score:

     

    The Scoop: The Mountain Buggy Mini is just the right combination of weight and durability for the frequent traveler. It is light and easy to maneuver, while still having the strength to hold up through dirt roads or cracked city sidewalks. It is sure to be a stroller that comes with you on all your adventures.

     

    Buy it for 349.99 at Amazon.

  • Phil and Teds Nest 10 of 10
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    High-Style Score: 4

    Small Space Score: 2

    Outdoor Activity Score: 2

    Baby Comfort Score: 5

    Ease of Use Score: 5

     

    The Scoop: The Nest is a portable bed for Baby that could be your lifesaver on the road. Pack it up with clothes while you're traveling and when you get to your destination, empty it out and lay Baby on the mattress inside. Bring it with you outdoors for Baby to nap in while you enjoy the sunshine. 

     

    Buy it for $99.99 at Amazon.

Jaime Morrison Curtis is author of the bestselling book Prudent Advice: Lessons for My Baby Daughter (A Life List for Every Woman), follow up fill-in journal My Prudent Advice, and founding co-editor at Pretty Prudent, the premier design and lifestyle blog providing inspiration and instruction to help anyone create beautiful things, food, and experiences for their friends and family.

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