Great seat- poor service
We bought this seat for our 1 1/2yr six months ago. We actually bought two- one for each car. We wanted the safest. Its a great seat. Easy to install and he looks comfortable in it. However one of the inserts for the seat split. When I contacted the company they were not very helpful, even rude. Once I sent the insert to them, I heard nothing back for months. I had to contact them again to ask what the outcome was. I was then told 'oh we have a spare in the warehouse, we'll send it to you'. On this service alone, I would not use another Britax product again.
Early days but very impressed
For some silly reason we put off getting a new seat to get "value" out of out baby capsule, I wish we would have bought this sooner. The capsule was ok, great for transferring straight to stroller but our boy was always hot in it and outing him in and out of it was a real chore.
We have only had this seat a few weeks and I laboured between this and the maxi cosi one but am happy I've made the right choice.
Ease of use!
The maxi cosi had a harness lever much the same as in our capsule, hidden and difficult to use. The britax has the b...
Very good car seat
Love this car seat. Have had it now for 2 years and haven't had one issue. My son can now press down on the belt buckle and unlock himself. I have had to buy the Houdini Strap as extra protection. Just wish it came with a buckle cover or something but most car seats have this type of buckle.
It is easy to install as we follow the video from youtube. My baby sits in and looks pretty safe as lots of layers of cushion around her. It can be used from day 1 after discharged from hospital. As it is the most expensive carseat in the shop and it has all the features to ensure the baby is safe, I'm happy with the purchase.
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Nice car seat
I bought a second hand one which is in good condition. Easy to install and baby looks comfy in the car seat. The belt can be adjustable and can fit baby well. There is a cover with the seat, but it is big and it takes almost 2 seats at the back. If it is smaller would be good.
Excellent car seat
Easy to install and baby loves being in the car seat. My son is extremely comfortable in the seat. The bamboo material is excellent for maintaining coolness and the shoulder straps are very cushy. The seat is well constructed and comes with a free seat cover although I do recommend getting another one if you have leather seats.
good car seat but design flaws
this is a really good car seat in that it is quite comfortable and very very safe but here's the catch
1. it is really big, takes up 1.5 seats which means that you can only realistically sit only one more person in the back of a camry
2. the flap that protects the child against belt buckle has a tendency to fall out when you take the child out
good car seat but definitely has room for improvement
I bought one of these baby car seat when my little one was born. It has been nearly 3 years now and I found it easy to install or remove for storage. You can actually removed the parts to do a bit of vacuum and cleaning. The only down side I ever come across is it not breathable. It gets really hot in summer and it does become really irritating to baby's skin.
Great car seat!
Installing it was easy but I do recommend getting a professional to do it for you if you're not sure or if it's first time using it, just to ensure safety and peace of mind! Back facing and front facing both comfortable for my baby and it's not hot unlike the velvet lining of the previous model. Cleaning is super easy!
My baby is always safe and comfortable in this seat!
I have been very happy with this car seat since purchasing from Baby Bounce! The seat has isofix so was easy to install and is also very safe for baby. I also like that it has extended rearward facing! The fabric is nice for baby, and she always seems to be very comfortable. I did however need to buy an extender strap to safely install this seat into a SUV, however I imagine this would be the same for any other quality car seat too!
Totally satisifed with purchase - really good quality product
We bought this seat to replace a Maxi Cosi Micro that we were not satisfied with. The Platinum Pro SICT comes with its own seat protector and installation with ISO Fix is very easy and it is clearly a quality product. We are yet to transition to forward facing however in the rear facing configuration we are allot more confident in our little ones safety than our previous capsule. On top of this, the product clearly transitions to larger sizes and forward facing so we feel our return on investment is good. Last week our little one basically cove...red the bottom half of the seat in faeces which leaked upwards (who new that was possible) out of his nappy. The lining/seat cover was easy to remove and I threw it in the wash and dried it in the sun and it seems fine. We were tossing up between this and the top of the line infasecure product and chose this on price and also material finish. Interestingly the infrasecure appears to be a slightly better design (kinda of clever one piece unit) where as this unit is multiple connected plastic pieces. Would recommend.
Overall good seat
I found that my kid sweats a lot after sitting even 30 minutes. Not very good with keeping cool cause of their fabric and have found the tightening strap not as great as the maxi cozy brandsl. Easy to pull fabric apart to cleab.But I got this seat only because only of the eruo fix.
Superior to other seats
Very happy with this product - given 4 stars instead of 5 due to installation issues. Extremely sturdy once installed. Installation was difficult in a dual cab ute - needed an extra strap ($25), but certainly superior to other seats, as it's easy to put the child into/out of restraints. The restraint is easy to use & the release button is quick & easy. The padding/material is very soft & doesn't make the child too hot when in the seat for long periods (unlike the baby capsule that is used - different brand). Great value for money as it caters for ages 0-4 years.
Very easy to install. It is very comfortable for the baby and she falls asleep whenever she travels. We are very happy with the brand and would recommend it to anyone. Cleaning is easy as just a quick wipe all it needs. Unlike other brands, Even after installing we still could fit 2 more people.
Works great, our little one has always been a happy, easy to adjust and transfer
Installation: I mainly use ISOFIX and takes moments for bottom straps. Easily adjustable. I'm sure other brands who have ISOFIX are similar.
How comfortable: Very subjective and it's only the second seat that my little one has ever been in (the other a cheapie from Target which is used for very short journey's in a family members car). My little girl is very hard to settle normally at any other time, but in this car seat she usually nods off 5-10 minutes into drive. She tolerates 2-3 hour trips well (been in this seat since she left hospital...2 days old and is now 13 months and is only ever rear facing). The longest we have been able to keep her happy is 4 hours but she's probably bored and needs a run around. Again I didn't do any other trials of car seats so couldn't use this as a market differentiation or personal recommendation as it's a N=1 trial. When she is awake, she's often happy playing with her feet or toys in the seat for probably an hour or just over. Our little one is sweats in her bed and pram a lot but never seems to be hot in this seat (main car does have a dedicated rear air con unit) and my BMW hatchback has a small area to cool with air-con. Again very subjective, I didn't compare to other seats. Cleaning: Is easy, all parts are removable but it requires the seat to be removed from car to take all the bits off. This is the only car seat I've owned, my little girl manages to smuggle little bits of food under the seat cover which are easily lifted whilst installed to remove. Material is very well made/quality stitching and I see no issue with repeated machine washing. Cons: it's a pretty long seat particularly in rear facing (I'm guessing because of the advertised safety features) and will only fit in middle position of my small BMW if you want to retain use of front passenger seat. Cost - it's the most expensive I could find. I'll admit I fell for perceived safety features, we got a good discount but probably bought on "higher $ = pereceived better safety and probable more comfort". I've got no proof of benefit of the safety features or comfort over other models (see note at bottom). Material doesn't feel stifling but then again I don't sit in it so what would I know. It certainly looks the business.
Wonderful! Easy to install, adjust & clean - love it!
Very happy with this wonderful seat. Purchased 2.5 years ago and it has been comfortable - my son loves it! Easy to install, easy to adjust as your child grows bigger, luxurious fabric that is easy to clean. Simply cannot fault it so I'm buying another for my second little one due soon ❤️
Amazing quality, never seen better.
A fantastic seat, absolutely love this, as does my baby. You can see and feel the quality in the fabric and design. Worth every cent, and love how it grows with the child. I'll never purchase a different brand again - I only wish I'd bought it for my first child 4 years ago, as my second baby sleeps so soundly - he's just so cosy.
Questions & Answers
Would you recommend getting the Millenia or the platinum car seat? I cant decide, I like that the Millenia is not as bulky but is the platinum model that much safer? Thanks
If your car has side/curtain airbags go the milenia as they will work like the platinum pro airbags.
Support C.Britax Safe-n-Sound
Hi AgeC, thanks for your question. The Safe-n-Sound Platinum Pro does have more safety features with SICT in the head and torso section, where as the Safe-n-Sound Millenia has the SICT only in the head section. If you wish to discuss the comparisons between the two seats further, please feel free to contact our consumer support team on 1300 303 330. Kind regards, the Safe-n-Sound team.
Does the platinum pro SICT have the little clips on the side to hold the seat belt buckle when putting the child in? NOWHERE does it show them in product photos anywhere. Yet all other models clearly display them.
Yes. It has them on the side. They are better than the ones on the platinum pro plus in my opinion. The pro plus ones stick out like tags where the pro are flat.
It holds the seatbelt well.
Thanks so much for answering my question. That's great news! I've just bought the Pro SICT and look forward to installing it for our 6 month old to jump into. :-)
Support C.Britax Safe-n-Sound
Hi Richard D. Thanks for your question. Yes, the Safe-n-Sound Platinum Pro SICT does have the harness prong holders on the sides of the seat. If you have any further questions, please feel free to contact our consumer support team on 1300 303 330. Kind regards, the Safe-n-Sound team.
What are the recommended recline angles for the Platinum Pro +? I can’t find it written anywhere in the manual. Does it need to be fully reclined when RF or should I go with the 45 (for newborns) degree angle recommended? Thanks.
Support C.Britax Safe-n-Sound
Hi Janet, thanks for your question. This will depend on your vehicle seat angle, please give us a call on 1300 303 330 so we can point you in the right direction. Kind regards, the Safe-n-Sound team.
Support C.Britax Safe-n-Sound
Thanks Janet, I believe that we've misunderstood your question. The Platinum PRO car seat only has one position in rear facing mode which is the fully reclined position. Kind regards, the Safe-n-Sound team.
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