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    Default Recommend me a portacot

    My old portacot got the axe (literally) during our camping trip on the weekend. It was second hand from a friend that had used if for her three boys, so I'm not terribly sorry to see it go.

    We do a fair bit of camping and travel, so it needs to be light, but most importantly easy to assemble (I loathe those stupid side locks, I can never get them up or down).

    Hit me with your ideas.

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    I use a kinderkot when travelling. It's very light. It's really easy to assemble - the trick is to pack it up afterward.

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    I'm pregnant with my first (due early Dec) but had also been looking for a lightweight, portable and easy to use portacot. The best one I've come across (only from a theory point of view of course) is the Baby Bjorn Travel Cot Light I was lucky to pick one up at a great price at the Baby Expo.

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    Phil and Teds traveller is what we have, it's VERY light and compact. I won't lie, it's a bit of a b*tch to put up the first time you do it, but with a bit of practice becomes much easier.

    My DD sleeps really well in it.

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    LOVE my baby bjorn!

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    Phil & Teds for sure. I looked at the baby bjorn and it didn't look as big.

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    Quote Originally Posted by RedCreamingSoda View Post
    LOVE my baby bjorn!
    Baby Bjorn.

    Very light, easy to assemble.

    Downside is that it costs a fair bit do you need to use it lots to get your money's worth.

    In saying that though I have no regrets about getting mine, it's awesome and all my kids have loved it.

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    Another vote for Phil and Teds, it's very lightweight and DD has always slept well in it. The bonus is that it zips up keeping out bugs and also is a bit darker. Sometimes we will drape something over the top for some extra shade, crucial when camping in daylight savings time!

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    Thanks everyone. The pictures on google make the Phill & Ted and the Baby Bjorn look similar, so why the price difference?

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    You're paying for the brand!

    I love the Phil and Ted too

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