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    Quote Originally Posted by HollyGolightly81 View Post
    Fairly certain the States has the same five-point harness requirements as Australia. The UK doesn't though.
    American seats and aus seats have a few differences including the top tether straps and chest clips. If a seat doesn't meet the aus/nz standards it's not legal to use here.

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    Quote Originally Posted by amyd View Post
    American seats and aus seats have a few differences including the top tether straps and chest clips. If a seat doesn't meet the aus/nz standards it's not legal to use here.
    Thanks for the info, I was just going by that 3-point harnesses are legal here the UK but we needed a 5-point if we wanted to be able to use it in the states and OZ so we bought a capsule that was authorized for both countries.

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    If you know what you're having buy as many clothes in diff sizes as your luggage allowances will allow.
    Baby clothes are sooooo much cheaper in the US. So are bottles, other feeding things

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    Definitely prams, we bought our Baby Jogger online from the US and it was significantly cheaper than here including shipping. Also clothes. I'm pretty sure most things would be cheaper there; I would definitely get an idea of the things you like here and get prices then compare them when you get there.

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    Everything!!!!!!!

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    Two words: Baby Gap

    Best clothes! And not very expensive during sales.

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    Quote Originally Posted by lemonpancakes View Post
    Two words: Baby Gap

    Best clothes! And not very expensive during sales.
    Agree!

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    Quote Originally Posted by HollyGolightly81 View Post
    Fairly certain the States has the same five-point harness requirements as Australia. The UK doesn't though.
    There's more requirements to meet Aus standards than just a 5 point harness (ours are 6 point anyways). All US/EU child restraints are illegal in Australia.
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    I would be cautious re prams too. Aside from safety aspect you're also looking at no warranty

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