What are the best travel systems in 2023?
A travel system is practically a baby car seat that can attach to a baby stroller so you have a 2 in 1 without buying two separate items.
Travel systems are extremely practical and can save you a lot of money. Not only you don’t need to wake up your baby to transfer her from the stroller to the car seat and vice versa but you also save up on space as you don’t have to carry two different carriers.
Buying a car seat and stroller combo is one of the best choices when it comes to checking off the list with your baby essentials. We have rounded up the best strollers and car seat sets of 2023 so that you can find the perfect one for you.
If you’re looking for travel bassinets, read our buying guide of the top travel bassinets and portable baby cribs of 2023.
Top 5 baby stroller and car seat sets
- Chicco Bravo Trio Travel System
- Evenflo Pivot Modular Travel System
- UPPAbaby Full-Size Cruze Stroller & Car Seat Bundle
- Peg Perego Booklet 50 Travel System
- Maxi-Cosi Zelia 5-in-1 Modular Travel System
- Easy to install car seat
- Complete stroller solution
- High quality materials
- Sturdy and lightweight stroller frame
The Chicco Bravo Trio Travel System is the best stroller and car seat combo in 2023. It’s packed with features, it sturdy and built from high quality materials and it’s designed with your convenience in mind.
You can easily detach and reattach the baby car seat to the stroller in a few seconds and the stroller frame is lightweight and can be folded with one hand. The Bravo Trio Travel System is designed for children up to 50 pounds (or until they outgrow it).
With the Chicco Bravo Trio you don’t need to buy a separate car seat and baby stroller as it offers the best of both worlds.
|Dimensions||35.5 x 43 x 21.8 inches|
|Maximum weight recommendation||50 pounds|
- Modular frame with 6 modes
- Reversible stroller seat
- Large storage basket
- 3-panel canopy
- Blanket boot
- High quality finishing
- No lock feature for the front wheels
Evenflo’s Pivot Modular System is the runner up for the best travel system in 2023. It’s a completely modular system which consists of a 3-piece stroller and a modular frame with 6 different modes.
Its key selling point is how easy it is to transfer the car seat from the stroller into the car and vice versa, quickly and safely.
On top of its modularity, Evenflo’s offering is a complete baby stroller solution packed with features such as a removable snack tray, a large storage basket and cruiser types that make navigating the stroller a breeze. Additionally the stroller seat is reversible and features a safety belt that will keep your baby securely in place.
|Dimensions||19.8 x 21.7 x 34.3 inches|
|Maximum weight recommendation||50 lbs (stroller mode)|
- Narrow frame makes it easy to navigate
- Telescopic handlebar
- Baby seat is reversible
- Can be steered with one hand
- Red/green indicator to show when the seat is properly secured
- Folding is not as easy as some other alternatives
The UPPA Baby Stroller & Mesa Car Seat Combo is on the pricier end of the spectrum by it’s worth its high price tag. It has a modern and sleek design and its build quality is unmatched.
The stroller can be steered with one hand as it’s very lightweight and the sturdy frame is narrow enough which makes turning and navigating a breeze.
The baby seat is reversible when attached to the stroller and the adjustable telescopic handlebar features a leather cover. It also features an expandable SPF 50+ sunshade and a large basket storage.
What we really liked is the red/green indicator on the baby seat that shows when the seat is properly slotted in and secured in place.
The only reason the UPPA Travel System didn’t get first place in our roundup is because it commands a bit of a steep price.
|Dimensions||35 x 25.8 x 21.5 inches|
|Maximum weight recommendation||50 lbs|
- Infant seat is reversible
- High quality materials and finishing
- Modern & sleek design
- Can be steered easily
- Baby seat offers multiple recline settings
The Peg Perego Booklet 50 Travel System is made in Italy and it’s one of the best stroller and car seat combos you can find on the market today.
The Booklet 50 comes with the Primo Vaggio 4-35 baby car seat to create a sophisticated, elegant and high quality stroller and car seat set. The baby seat is reversible, the wheels have suspensions to ensure a smooth and comfortable ride for your baby and you can quickly fold the stroller into a very compact shape.
The backrest has multiple different recline settings, up to full flat and there’s even a front bumper covered in hand shewn, eco-leather to protect your baby from accidents.
|Dimensions||40.2 x 49.2 x 40.8 inches|
|Maximum weight recommendation||55 lbs|
- 5 in 1 modular system
- Lightweight and foldable
- Reversible baby seat
- 5-point safety harness
- Cup holder looks cheap and can fall off without much force
The Maxi Cosy Travel System is a 5 in 1 modular travel system that comes into four different colors for you to choose from.
As with the rest of the stroller and car seat sets of our roundup you can quickly switch detach the baby car seat from the stroller and securely place it in the backseat of your car.
When in stroller mode the baby seat is reversible so that you can turn your baby facing you or the outside and it also allows for reclining the seat to adjust it accordingly. The stroller also features a sunshade canopy and a storage basket underneath the baby seat.
You can effortlessly fold the stroller as it’s lightweight and its compact size makes it ideal for carrying it in the trunk of your car.
|Dimensions||22.5 x 22.5 x 33.8 inches|
|Maximum weight recommendation||50 lbs|