Yes you read that correctly it’s not a typo!

So what is it?

Simply put, the BubbleBum is an inflatable booster seat that is targeted at children between the ages of 4 and 11.   I was sent a BubbleBum to review and this was what the kids (ages 4.5 and 6.5) and I thought.

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 This ingenious device is extremely lightweight, portable and inexpensive.  It comes in its own stretchy carrier bag.

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The BubbleBum booster itself is very simple to fold and fits back into the bag easily after use.

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There is an air valve at the back that twists open and the booster inflates with just a few blows.  Another little twist will seal it so no air escapes.

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Simply place the seat in the car, pop a mini person on top and fasten the seat belt.

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Hook the seatbelt through the clips on either side.

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If like below the child is not tall enough to have the seatbelt sit comfortably over the shoulder then just add the additional strap that is included.

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Weighing just half a kilogram this lightweight, easily transportable car seat is great for travelling as it doesn’t take up much space in a suitcase and it can be used in all vehicles fitted with a three point seat belt.  It also saves space in the car as other car seats are quite bulky and most importantly in a childs perspective it is comfortable.  This is great for car pooling, use in taxis, rental cars abroad, keeping in the car for last minute playdate arrangements and as a spare for use in the grandparents car.

The booster seat has been approved under the United Nations ECE Regulation R44/04 for both safety groups 2 and 3.  Although a child is safer using a BubbleBum than a vehicle seat belt alone it is recommended that they stay in a 5 point harness seat as long as possible.

BubbleBum retails at £29.99 and can be purchased from Halfords, John Lewis, Boots, Argos, Tesco, Heatons, Kiddicare and Amazon.


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