We ended up with the Steelcraft Acclaim reverse handle stroller. Got it on special for $279 at My Baby Warehouse. I can't remember what the original price was but it was definitely a good discount. All 4 double wheels swivel, so you just set whichever ones are closest to your feet in the straight position and it can steer smoothly either with the baby facing towards or away from you.
Also comes with a boot cover, rain cover and insect net. Fairly lightweight- I can easily lift it into my boot and it doesn't take up all the space. Most of the fabric comes off so it's easy to clean and has a removable insert for newborns
For the carseat we've got the Infasecure Kompressor Caprice. It had really good reviews, great cushioning, removable fabric for washing and importantly a slimline base so it will fit well in my car with teens either side That was also reduced to $279.
I did have a look at some of the more expensive prams, but honestly, the one we ended up with suits our needs and considering we've spent far less on a cot, change table, carseat and pram than it would have cost to get something like a bugaboo, I just can't justify the price! If some people are happy to pay for those sorts of things then that's fine (and they do have some great features), but for us it really comes down to what is essential and practical.
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