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    Default Taxis and car seats in Sydney

    Hi there,
    Just wondering if anyone can give me some advice - we have to travel to Sydney in a few months for my SiL's wedding, with our then 2.5 year old and our yet-to-be-born baby who will be around 4 months.
    We've decided to stay in the city and are pretty comfortable using public transport for the most part with a stroller and an Ergo - however, the wedding venue is not accessible by public transport. We looked at hiring a car just for the day to get us to/from the wedding (10am ceremony followed by lunch), but realistically - the hassle of pick up/drop off plus the cost doesn't seem worth it, so we are looking at taking a taxi.
    What's the go with taxis and car seats? Do they provide one (actually we will need two) if we call and request it? Are they legally obliged to have them?
    I've only ever travelled by taxi overseas with our oldest...and car seats were so rare, most of the time we had him strapped onto us with the Ergo.
    And is there an alternative that I'm not thinking of, to get us to/from the wedding??

    Thanks in advance!

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    If you ring and book you should be fine.
    Ive used taxi's in syd with a baby before and quite a lot (mostly the station wagon ones) have a carseat in the boot that they will put in for you

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    http://bubstaxi.com.au/

    We've used these before, bit more expensive than a regular taxi but worth it.

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    Thanks so much! Will look into both options and see how the prices compare!

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    I would go with bubstaxi, normal taxis are well known for having crap child restraints that aren't fitted properly.

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