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Valco Snap

Valco Snap

3.6 from 46 reviews

Reviews

Review distribution

5 star
16
4 star
14
3 star
5
2 star
3
1 star
8

Affordable pram

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Sam

SamSouth East Queensland, QLD

  • 36 reviews
  • 2 likes

Love this stroller

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I was actually given one of these as a gift and I love it.
I have the snap black beauty with bassinet
For newborn up.
So sturdy easy to steer.
Great airflow ventilation
Huge storage pockets and basket.
Easy 1 handed layback great when bub drifts off.
Folds up super compact aswell.

Elena

Elena

  • 2 reviews
  • 5 likes

Amazing stroller

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I bought this stroller as a travel stroller due to its light weight and it didn't disappoint. I have had no problems with this product and ive have it over 4 years. The brakes are simple, it has a massive hood, it is light and it folds easy. Im now using this for my second child, it's just great. It is also great when travelling as it is cheaper and im not so worried if it gets damaged. I would say it is more of a stroller not a pram and probably wouldn't recommend it for a child less then 6 months but that is personal preference.

Teen

TeenAltona meadows

  • 5 reviews

Love it...soo light

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I bought this last year for my first bub and then we travelled overseas.. It was Soo light easy to fold...i think lightest pram in industry only around 5kg...

Highly recommend this one.. Easy to use.. Move easily in shopping centre
So cheap and good resale value...
Best investment
My husband can also easily use it after having back problem.


A.Q

A.QBINNA BURRA

  • 3 reviews

I am a very happy mum

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My husband and I love this pram, easy to fold (can be folded with the use of one hand), very light weight, doesn't take up much space in the boot of our car, can be transported on a plane as carry on, and easy to maneuver around especially clothes racks, I would recommend this pram to all of you mothers, price is good to.


Cindy

CindySydney

Fantastic pram

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I have had my Snap 4 for over 6 years now, and have been so happy with it. It is lightweight, easy to steer, easy to fold. It is comfortable & roomy for baby/toddler, recline function is easy, basket is a good size. We have used the adapter for the baby love snap & go capsule which has been an added bonus.

When our brake cable snapped last week (after 6+ years continuous use, now onto its fourth child) I was reluctantly contemplating retiring the pram and getting a new one but when I called Valco they were helpful & able provide the replacement part for a very reasonable price.

I thoroughly recommend this pram.


Youngy79

Youngy79Sydney

Great lightweight & affordable pram

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I am very happy with the pram, a great affordable price, nice and light making it easy to push and put away in the car, easy to fold, and unfold, folds in 1 click, when folded it doesn't get the seat dirty, easy to clean material, fully reclining so baby can sleep, nice and narrow to fit through places easier. Being 3 wheels it is easier to steer.


Nicholas M

Nicholas MAU

  • 4 reviews

Light and compact

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Is the wheel wobble standard for this pram or a defect?
I just bought this and although everything else seems fine and is what I wanted, the wheel wobble on smooth surfaces (I haven't taken it out of the house because I don't want my baby wobbling around) is out of control.
We have tried reassembling it but having the same issue.
It seems to be the front wheel causing the problem..
Is there a way to fix this as I now don't have a pram.

Thanks

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Valco Baby
Valiant B.Valco Baby

Hi Nicholas, thanks for your review. I am sorry you are having issues, please contact our customer service team they will be able to assist you. Our phone number is 03 9581 8000

Nice n Light Pram

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Happy with Pram although one side of brake system locked on after 2 months. I couldnt push my son halfway through an hour walk from home, extremely annoying trying to get home tilting the pram to one side & trying to push it home. I couldnt find receipt to get fixed under warranty. Also the backrest has a huge crack down leftside forcing my son to sink to that side. Not very good quality materials used i would say

Masha

MashaSydney

Cant adjust footrest, slippery lining

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Although lightweight and easy to maneuver, I am highly disappointed that the footrest is fixed and cannot be adjusted. The lining is quite slippery, no better with a cotton liner that we got and my son keeps sliding or has to sit in an awkward position. After having paid $329 for this, now I am having to look for another stroller. Not worth the money.

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Valco Baby
Valiant B.Valco Baby

Hi Masha, thanks for the review and sorry that you feel this way. It sounds like the Snap Tailormade may have been a better fit for you. It has an adjustable footrest and different fabric. All the best :)


clh

clhredbank plains

  • 5 reviews

Good Product

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I am quite happy with this product. its sturdy easy to move around. I use it walking around the neighborhood and no issues on the footpaths doing this. Definitely for a bigger car, but once you work out how to open and close it is easy to do, just be mindful of your fingers. The one thing I don't like is the basket, with my son reclined I basically can't use this feature as its to hard to get in and out of.


Jae

JaeSydney

Fantastic reliable lightweight pram

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Very lightweight and easy to fold, great for everything day use. Deep storage under the pram. We use it for our weekly groceries shopping. We bought it four years ago and still going strong. Basic looking, no frills. Highly recommended, will buy valco again due to affordability and the quality.


brenton_ta23

brenton_ta23MELBOURNE

  • 2 reviews

Fantastic Pram. Would recommend Valco

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Fantastic Pram. Got it given to us and it is perfect. Light, easy to fold, easy to steer. Can run with as the front wheel locks. Had a brake wire snap so the brakes were stuck on and Valco sent a replacement for free and no tools required to fit it.
for a relatively inexpensive Pram it is good quality.
Would buy Valco again.


Quincy C

Quincy CSydney

  • 4 reviews

Superb after sales service!

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The pram itself is pretty good. Lightweight, easy to manoeuvre, simple to fold. My daughter was happy with it. Totally no complaints about it's usage.

After using it for around 3.5 years, the common brake problem appeared. It was always engaged.

I thought to dump it because it was out of warranty but I had a google about this problem and read other people contacting the manufacturer to get a new brake assembly.

So I contacted valco and I was expecting to have to buy a new one. They offered to post me one fully free and it arrived today! Fantastic!

Wobbly pram even on flat surface

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I've had this pram for 4 months now (purchased Jan 30, 2017) and it has become the most wobbly pram. It is like I'm pushing my baby on a dirt track when in actual fact we are walking on a smooth, flat ground. At first the wobble wasn't that bad but in just 4 months it has become quite bad. I've tested the pram with just my baby (~9kg) in it and nothing in the basket but still wobbles.

I quite like everything else about this pram; it is light weight, it has a large basket, easy to fold and a large sun shade but the wobble it becoming quite frustrating and I'm beginning to think this is the reason why my baby hates sitting in it.

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Valco Baby
Valiant B.Valco Baby
Daizee
Daizee

Thanks I will try that.

BrookeMac

BrookeMacAU

  • 3 reviews

Good hybrid pram/stroller

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This has been a great pram for us over the last 2.5 years - only thing i would change is buy the 4 wheeler as this has tipped over being only 3 wheels(has not been a major issue for us but if I had to buy again). Good quality fittings, easy fold up down mechanism, lightweight but sturdy and just all round easy pesy. I had a buggaboo and sold that for a good 2nd hand price once my child was 9 months (buggaboo is alot more fiddly packing down to put in boot as its a two part system) and bought this pram/stroller hybrid and never looked back. Like i said i would definitely buy this brand again just 4 wheels.


Andy

AndyMelton South

  • 2 reviews

Is it easy to maneuver

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its was very good experience with valco one push button can fold the pram and easy to carry anywhere.very good Quality material they used and baby was very comfortable to ride with it. and easy to turn and move the breaking system also very good. I am very happy with this product.


Danni

Danni

  • 2 reviews

Lightweight and easy to manoeuvre

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Purchased the valco snap to replace a very heavy double pram that I had.
It's very easy to fold, I can fold it one handed and it has a carry handle and strap to help lift and place it in the car.

I had hoped to be able to fit my toddler kickboard to the back but none of the brands on the market allow enough room for my toddler to stand without hitting his head on the handle.

On the whole I'm extremely happy with my purchase, and the girl that served me at baby hunting spent a great deal of time making sure I was happy with it before taking it home!

Would happily recommend for 6 months and upwards.


Cherry20111

Cherry20111AU

  • 3 reviews

Great Pram, traveled with us on 2 continents - not a problem.

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Disappointed from the brakes

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After 3 months I bought my valco baby snap 3, I got already problems with the brakes. I paid a lot because I thought it was meaning of quality. I am on my own, no relatives, no husband,no car. And now , no pram. The brake stops the left wheel and I can't push it anymore. I am very angry.

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Valco Baby
Valco B.Valco Baby

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Questions & Answers

Kate N.

Kate N.asked

My 14mo baby keeps tipping / rocking forward in the valco snap. He thinks its a fun game because the back of the seat doesnt seem to be secured and he is able to lean quite far forward, bringing the entire seat with him. Does anyone else have this problem or have i got a probelm with the set up?

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Sam
Sam

I didn't have this problem but I did see a tip once for strollers that tip to put leg weights you know the valcro ones people strap around their legs.
And put these around the just above the wheels.


Laura

Lauraasked

Can I use the Valco Snap 3 for a new born?

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Sam
Sam

Hi yes they also have bassinets available but the pram itself is fully layback


Alleyah K

Alleyah Kasked

Hi there, is the snap a jogging pram?

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Sam
Sam

Hi no not really
In that it has rubber tyres not inflated.
Hope that helps

Alleyah K
Alleyah K

Thank you :)


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