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    Baby on the run for the bjcs pram in 2012 and then bought the second seat off eBay seller buggies4babies in 2013.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tiggywiggy View Post
    We bought a pram from the states and saved a couple of hundred dollars if we had bought the same model here. Also picked up a few bits and pieces like Skip Hop branded things, nappy bag and of course clothes. We didn't know at the time what we were having or would have bought a lot more clothes! If you can get to a Carters outlet, the savings are usually pretty good.

    I wish I had also bought a travel crib in the states as it's another thing that is easy to transport back. I've been eyeing the Baby Bjorn one and it's just ridiculously expensive here!
    We have the baby Bjorn portacot, I got it in Seattle.
    Saved myself close to $250, and I'm very very pleased with it. We used it a lot and it's very comfy coz it doesn't have the bar along the bottom if it that can hurt their backs. Don't regret buying it, but I would never have paid $400-odd in Australia for it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tattereds View Post
    For the naysayers - it's a maxi-cosi ap and is definitely compatible with Australian requirements just FYI.

    It's all about researching the products before you buy so you know what you're getting.
    Still does not meet Australian standards, Maxi Cosi products that can be bought here are different to those overseas there is no Maxi Cosi ap available here. Unless you bought it in Australia it is illegal.

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    Quote Originally Posted by happygirl1982 View Post
    Doesn't it need to have an Australian standards sticker on it to be legal ?
    Yep.

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    Quote Originally Posted by callmedragon22 View Post
    Still does not meet Australian standards, Maxi Cosi products that can be bought here are different to those overseas there is no Maxi Cosi ap available here. Unless you bought it in Australia it is illegal.
    Checked with the manufacturer and QAS and they were both very reassuring thanks for your concern though.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mandlsmum View Post
    Hi girls, for those who did buy their pushchairs online through American retailers, who did you use, and what was the shipping like?
    I am wanting to get a 2014 Baby Jogger City Select, I currently have one on layby here for just under $1000, 1 seat. I have found so many US sites that have them for $534 AUD, but aren't allowed to ship to Aus. That's not a problem, I use hop shop go, but the estimate on shipping is usually WAY off what it ends up being!

    So, 1, who did you get your pushchair from?
    2. How did you ship it, and what was the price?

    Thanks xx
    I bought my Baby Jogger City Mini GT from Amazon. Pram including shipping came to AUD$514 and I had it within a week of ordering. I even checked the model number and it is the same as the one sold here.

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    Also, just in case you're still concerned: ImageUploadedByThe Bub Hub1402195871.253821.jpg

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tattereds View Post
    Also, just in case you're still concerned: Attachment 56235
    Oh cool !

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tattereds View Post
    Also, just in case you're still concerned: Attachment 56235
    I've never seen a seat with both a us and aus/nz certification. I've seen os models brought in and rebadged but not one you can buy direct from the us that has our sticker.

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    If you're going to NYC, i thoroughly recommend a day at Woodbury Commons for baby shopping. A shuttle bus runs from the Port Authority terminal. I spent about $300 and got a massive haul from Baby Gap, Carter's, Osh Kosh and Gymboree. I got sizes 18m-4 years, and had to buy a new suitcase to get it all back to the hotel :-) This was about 2/3 of what I got...
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