Is it Grab drivers will not accept us if we have infant or toddler unless we have our own car seat?

Is car seat necessary if we don’t own a car? Any recommendations for affordable car seat + stroller?

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Super Mum

Hi there! Recently restrictions have been tightened and rightfully so. Car safety, in my opinion, has long been sidelined here and it is so important to keep baby safe in any vehicle. I know that Taxi Baby Co has some pretty neat stuff for parents on the move. And I think you get a discount when you quote a code off some of the Grab ride vehicles but I can’t remember if the promotion is still valid. Here’s the link to their website: https://sg.taxibaby.com So we had a maxi cosi when our boys were babies. I feel it helps when you have a baby car seat which is compatible with your stroller because baby can stay asleep while you move her from the stroller into the Grab. A lot of the Grab cars are relatively new so they do come with the Isofix system. However, they are old models of cars that don’t too. The regular Grab service insists that you have a car seat. Taxis don’t mandate it so you can hop into a taxi without a car seat. The Grab family option provides car seats but not for infants. I personally don’t favour the Doona because for the price you pay, it doesn’t grow with your child and you end up paying for another stroller within the year as your child grows. I much preferred the option of having a baby seat with the attachments being compatible with the strollers we had (we had a bugaboo bee and then a baby jogger). Others may say that having baby in a carrier is enough but that doesn’t ensure safety as you might already know. When our children got older, the tough part was the in between where they can’t quite fit in a car seat and the maxi cosi anymore. But when they get tall enough, the Ride Safer and Mifold options were godsends. I hope this helps.

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You can use grab taxi. Private hire cars are legally not allowed to drive if the infant or toddler is not in a car seat or booster seat. Only taxi cabs are exempted from this requirement.

normal grab and gojek wont accept toddler or infant is because they got no insurance for them. to play safe go for taxi.

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Yes they won’t accept, there is one option where one need to pay extra few bucks for driver with a baby car seat.

Yes. You can only take taxi. You can actually download the comfort app (sometimes have discount code).

VIP Member

You can book standard taxi thriugh grab app. they dont require car seat. or use comfort delgro app

Yes! Confort cab will accept you though. Grab will need your own car seat or u can take grab family

yes, u can only take taxi, better bring own car seat if take grab as they r strict

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yes, have been rejected by grab eventhough I'm baby wearing my baby

1y ago

you sound like you think baby wearing and car seat are the same thing. the rule is car seat is needed for grab, so if u dont have a car seat, they have the right to reject you. So there should not be ‘even though’, because baby wearing is not equal to having a car seat.

TapFluencer

Grab requires car seat, take taxi instead.