mothercare xpedior or quinny zapp xtra?

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mothercare xpedior or quinny zapp xtra?

Postby rebs30000 » Tue Jul 08, 2014 6:49 pm

I am 31 weeks pregnant and really struggling on what buggy to get. My budget is £250. £300 MAX!! I love the fact that the quinny zapp is so compact but Ive read reviews that if you put shopping on the handles then it will most likely tip over. The mothercare xpedior looks good and comes with everything, but is quite big and bulky. I'm only 5 foot tall so dont want to look silly pushing a buggy the same size as me around lol. What are other peoples experiences?
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Re: mothercare xpedior or quinny zapp xtra?

Postby CitySlicker » Mon Jul 14, 2014 9:41 am

Would you consider 2nd hand? If you keep an eye on this website and also facebook pages like SW18 Buying/Selling/Giving, they often pop up on there. I got a Bugaboo Chameleon 2 on here for £200 and it is perfect, I've never told anyone it was second hand.
If you're fixed on new, I know a few people who have the Cosatto Giggle which they rave about and which I always thought looked quite cool for one of the *cheaper* range of buggies
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Re: mothercare xpedior or quinny zapp xtra?

Postby mum2babyboy » Mon Jul 14, 2014 9:42 am

I'm going to throw you a curve ball. If you don't mind buying pre-loved, you can get an iCandy for about £300. I am madly, deeply in love with mine. It's so easy to manoeuvre, push up on to kerbs and spin around. I'm only 5 foot also and love
it because it doesn't look enormous.

There are some on eBay at the moment…

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/ICANDY-STRAWB ... 233d18ff8e

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/icandy-strawb ... 4183bc62be

or there is currently one in Chiswick, 9 months old, for £320 including car seat…

http://www.gumtree.com/p/for-sale/icand ... 1072372524
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Re: mothercare xpedior or quinny zapp xtra?

Postby 2x2 » Mon Jul 14, 2014 10:02 am

Bugaboo Bee!!!
Buy a second hand one, you can wash ALL parts.
We used it from birth till 3 years and it looks like new and it travelled round the world a few times! It's light, folds to nothing and so easy to clean.
One disadvantage- not great off road due to small wheels.
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Re: mothercare xpedior or quinny zapp xtra?

Postby rebs30000 » Mon Jul 14, 2014 10:05 am

Thanks ladies. If anybody knows of anyone selling a bugaboo, icandy or oyster. Please do let me know :) thanks
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Re: mothercare xpedior or quinny zapp xtra?

Postby mum2babyboy » Mon Jul 14, 2014 10:09 am

I know someone in Isington selling a Bugaboo Bee. Let me see if it's still available and I'll drop you a line.
 
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Re: mothercare xpedior or quinny zapp xtra?

Postby rebs30000 » Mon Jul 14, 2014 10:12 am

That's great. Thank you