Traveling overseas with 4-year old DD - Mothering Forums

Forum Jump: 
 
Thread Tools
#1 of 3 Old 12-31-2012, 09:27 AM - Thread Starter
 
Montse's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: Phoenix, AZ
Posts: 415
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)

Hi Awesome moms!

 

I hope I am posting in the correct forum.

 

We are traveling to Kuala Lumpur in a couple of weeks and am wondering about the car seat situation. 

 

Has anyone traveled overseas with a child and what did you do about your car seat? 

 

Any suggestions and advice will be very helpful!  Thank you!

 

joy.gif

Montse is offline  
#2 of 3 Old 12-31-2012, 10:14 AM
 
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: USA
Posts: 376
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
I lived abroad in Asia for several years and i have visited Malaysia. It is much easier to have a car seat if you have a private car, and it really sucks to drag around a car seat if you're taking taxis/ public transportation. It might be easier, especially. As your daughter is 4 to bring an easily installed booster instead of a car seat.
prone_to_wander is offline  
#3 of 3 Old 12-31-2012, 10:41 AM
 
DahliaRW's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2005
Location: Near the beautiful Cascades!
Posts: 6,671
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 3 Post(s)

Are you going to be using private cars?  Taxis?  I don't know the public transit situation in Kuala Lumpur, but when we went to Asia (Japan) we just used public transit and busses (like the charter busses, this was for tours).  So we had no need to bring a car seat at all.  If you'll be using a car minimally, I'd bring a bubble bum and just sit by your dd to make sure she is sitting ok.  I don't know if all the cars will have seatbelts either, I know in Thailand they don't always!


Happily married to my dh, mama to ds1 (01/2005), ds2 (07/2007)  and dd (07/2009).
DahliaRW is offline  
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Drag and Drop File Upload
Drag files here to attach!
Upload Progress: 0
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Mothering Forums forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
If you do not want to register, fill this field only and the name will be used as user name for your post.
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



User Tag List

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page


Forum Jump: 

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off