Graco Booster Seat Lion- Now £5.99 + £3.95 del Was £19.99@ Sainsburys
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Graco Booster Seat Lion- Now £5.99 + £3.95 del Was £19.99@ Sainsburys

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Found 15th Aug 2012
Suitable for children aged 3 years to 12 years, this basic booster seat is comfortable and lightweight. Seat belt guides ensure the belts sit in the correct position, while height adjustable armrests mean it can 'grow' with your child. The padded cover is machine washable, while two retractable cup holders make your life easier.

+ £3.95 del charge if ordered online
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Thanks for posting, unfortunately if ordered online, it cannot be reserved for click & collect, a £3.95 del charge applies, so maybe worth trying instore to see if they have them
wishihadadonkey

Thanks for posting, unfortunately if ordered online, it cannot be … Thanks for posting, unfortunately if ordered online, it cannot be reserved for click & collect, a £3.95 del charge applies, so maybe worth trying instore to see if they have them



How daft that it isnt included in the click and collect service! oO

Great find btw, heat added
markq

How daft that it isnt included in the click and collect service! oOGreat … How daft that it isnt included in the click and collect service! oOGreat find btw, heat added



There are a few like that on sainsbury's, it maybe that they come direct from the manufacturers
These type of backless booster seats are being banned from sale from next month (Sept) because they offer no protection to children in a car crash. COLD from me.
Great price, Can this really be used from 3 years? Some websites say 3 and some say 4, very confusing. Am looking for a cheap car seat to take to Orlando with us which we can leave behind. If anyone has any suggestions that would be great, THANKS
LL2012

Great price, Can this really be used from 3 years? Some websites say 3 … Great price, Can this really be used from 3 years? Some websites say 3 and some say 4, very confusing. Am looking for a cheap car seat to take to Orlando with us which we can leave behind. If anyone has any suggestions that would be great, THANKS


My advice would be to buy one when you get there?
You better of buying a seat from walmart if you are in the USA you will only pay about 30 dollars or less
LL2012

Great price, Can this really be used from 3 years? Some websites say 3 … Great price, Can this really be used from 3 years? Some websites say 3 and some say 4, very confusing. Am looking for a cheap car seat to take to Orlando with us which we can leave behind. If anyone has any suggestions that would be great, THANKS



Imo it all comes down to how big the child is, as all children are not the same size at the ages of 3-4 ex ex .
These are really old style seats. They used to be 'suitable' from 3 (my 13 yr old son had 1 at 3) however they offer little protection and should only be used by much older children. No side impact protection, or head protection. They are 'legal' so I guess it's how you interpret/care.
Often the age is a guide and it is a weight that should be considered. My 3.5yr old, weighs the same as the average 2 yr old. I wouldn't dream of putting her on 1 of these, however for grandparents care, I do allow my 9 and 10 yr olds to use these. However legally my 9 and 10 yr olds are supposedly tall enough to not need boosters!
I paid £22.99 for this, so HOT from me!
hflower

These type of backless booster seats are being banned from sale from next … These type of backless booster seats are being banned from sale from next month (Sept) because they offer no protection to children in a car crash. COLD from me.


So the seatbelt doesn't do anything with these fitted?
Seatbelt will reduce forward movement. backless boosters put children at the right height for the seatbelt to do this but offer no head or side protection so your 3 year old could quite possibly have their head slammed against the inside of the car door. i didn't even realise you could still buy these, thought they had to have high back boosters once they grew out of car seat.
Bargain.

To all of those grumbling about the p&p - £3.95 is cheap for this bulky item! Yes I could drive down to Sainsbury's but I'd probably burn this amount in fuel alone (not to mention my time) - also they may have none when I get there.
Cold from me. Good price but I would not contemplate getting one due to no protection for the child.
speedysnail

Cold from me. Good price but I would not contemplate getting one due to … Cold from me. Good price but I would not contemplate getting one due to no protection for the child.


So by the same logic you would vote it cold if it had been reduced to £1 from £19.99?
Hitcher

So the seatbelt doesn't do anything with these fitted?



Watch the video clip in the link I provided above, and decide for yourself if your happy for your child to use one.
hflower

Watch the video clip in the link I provided above, and decide for … Watch the video clip in the link I provided above, and decide for yourself if your happy for your child to use one.



Is there a video to show what would happen if no booster were used at all?? Surely SOMETHING has to be better than nothing, I frequently see kids with no seatbelt let alone this!? I totally agree with your point and would only ever buy this as a spare for the grandparents to do the school pickup run if we were delayed. BUT we are lucky, we can afford a £100+ seat with side impact protection etc many people aren't nowadays

Edited by: "frakison" 15th Aug 2012
Booster seats like these are useful if you fly and hire a car at the other end. Hire car companies charge an enormous amount for child seats, and airlines often charge lots for extra hold baggage.
ahenry

Booster seats like these are useful if you fly and hire a car at the … Booster seats like these are useful if you fly and hire a car at the other end. Hire car companies charge an enormous amount for child seats, and airlines often charge lots for extra hold baggage.



Alamo offer these for free, or at least ours was last year they didn teven book it out, you just took it off of the shelf
My kids have used booster seats but as I have never crashed they have been a complete waste of money.
So voted cold from me.
rod147

My kids have used booster seats but as I have never crashed they have … My kids have used booster seats but as I have never crashed they have been a complete waste of money. So voted cold from me.



Same here, plus I've paid over £6000 in insurance over the years too, not claimed once!!! I'm going to ring cash4lowlifescumbagswhowillclaimforanything.com and see if I can claim compo or apply for a full refund!!
hflower

These type of backless booster seats are being banned from sale from next … These type of backless booster seats are being banned from sale from next month (Sept) because they offer no protection to children in a car crash. COLD from me.



well , i cant find anything online about this "ban" and since noone else has mentioned it and are buying these up have you got anything to back what you are saying up?
hflower

http://www.which.co.uk/baby-and-child/baby-transport/guides/how-to-fit-a-child-car-seat/backless-booster-seats/



Thanks for posting this, I was about to buy one before seeing that.
Not had any expeirence using a booster seat but I voted hot for the price!
LL2012

Great price, Can this really be used from 3 years? Some websites say 3 … Great price, Can this really be used from 3 years? Some websites say 3 and some say 4, very confusing. Am looking for a cheap car seat to take to Orlando with us which we can leave behind. If anyone has any suggestions that would be great, THANKS



Not sure about the suitable age but we have this seat and it is heavy if you are thinking of packing one in a case.
You would be better off checking Lidl or Aldi as they sometimes sell polystyrene ones which we have used when hiring cars abroad.
littletime

Bargain. To all of those grumbling about the p&p - £3.95 is cheap for … Bargain. To all of those grumbling about the p&p - £3.95 is cheap for this bulky item! Yes I could drive down to Sainsbury's but I'd probably burn this amount in fuel alone (not to mention my time) - also they may have none when I get there.




I don't see anyone moaning about the P & P charge, I did however point it out & edited the title as any post / packing charges should be included, otherwise heat could be given under a false impression, it is still a good price del if you are looking for this type, I would not allow my kids to use one, as previously pointed out, there are far safer ones out there for younger children.
laurieleigh

Seatbelt will reduce forward movement. backless boosters put children at … Seatbelt will reduce forward movement. backless boosters put children at the right height for the seatbelt to do this but offer no head or side protection so your 3 year old could quite possibly have their head slammed against the inside of the car door. i didn't even realise you could still buy these, thought they had to have high back boosters once they grew out of car seat.



Many cars have curtain airbags which would offer protection in this scenario. Failing that, wrapping your child in cotton wool may be a suitable alternative.
There's probably more chance of a child having a head injury in the playground or on the pavement so I wouldn't worry too much. Next we'll have children wearing safety helmets to walk.
Great price
You cannot put a price on your child's safety. I cannot wait for it to become regulation for children to stay in proper car seats until they are too big for them. I work in Mothercare and have done training with all of the leading car seat manufacturer's, I have seen the most horrific videos. I wish parents could see them and maybe drive some sense into them that these seats are almost useless!
heat good find
Looks like they are now out of stock
thefunkygibbon

well , i cant find anything online about this "ban" and since noone else … well , i cant find anything online about this "ban" and since noone else has mentioned it and are buying these up have you got anything to back what you are saying up?



Sorry I remembered reading a thread on netmums about it so have looked back as I couldnt find any info about it either and sadly it looks like it probably isnt true, but hopefully in the not to distant future they will be removed from sale.
netmums.com/cof…tml
hflower

Sorry I remembered reading a thread on netmums about it so have looked … Sorry I remembered reading a thread on netmums about it so have looked back as I couldnt find any info about it either and sadly it looks like it probably isnt true, but hopefully in the not to distant future they will be removed from sale.http://www.netmums.com/coffeehouse/products-reviews-505/buggies-car-seat-reviews-538/782013-law-carseats-changing-september.html



I thought I had read that booster cushions were being banned too, but can't find where I read it either! Britax have stopped making their booster cushions...

britax.co.uk/car…ign
Duvet + kid + boot.

Problem solved.
hot
SuffolkLad222

Many cars have curtain airbags which would offer protection in this … Many cars have curtain airbags which would offer protection in this scenario. Failing that, wrapping your child in cotton wool may be a suitable alternative. There's probably more chance of a child having a head injury in the playground or on the pavement so I wouldn't worry too much. Next we'll have children wearing safety helmets to walk.


Many cars don't have curtain airbags though, so, as I mentioned previously, in the event of a side impact the child's head will come into contact with the car door, normally causing substantial injuries (certainly compared to falling over on the pavement).
Yes, the chance of a side impact may not be high, but why would you take that risk with your child? The chance of any sort of accident is relatively low, so lets not bother with car seats at all - why not just strap your toddler in the front seat with a 3 point harness?!
I just don't see why people would opt for this when a high back booster can be bought for as little as £15 and offer your child more protection.
frakison

Is there a video to show what would happen if no booster were used at … Is there a video to show what would happen if no booster were used at all?? Surely SOMETHING has to be better than nothing,


I'm not sure that's true. Something that didn't add any extra safety wouldn't be better than nothing. Something that gave the user a false sense of security so they drove faster or with less attention would actually be worse than nothing. I'm not saying that's necessarily the case with these booster seats, but 'something must be better than nothing' isn't very convincing to me.

BUT we are lucky, we can afford a £100+ seat with side impact protection … BUT we are lucky, we can afford a £100+ seat with side impact protection etc many people aren't nowadays


They can be expensive, but Which magazine gave several sub-£50 car seats good safety ratings, such as the Hauck Zero Plus for infants and the Nania R-WAY SP for 4-12 year olds.

To be honest, if someone can afford to buy, insure and run a car, a one-off £50 for a decent child car seat is a fairly minor part of their total running costs.
frakison

Is there a video to show what would happen if no booster were used at … Is there a video to show what would happen if no booster were used at all?? Surely SOMETHING has to be better than nothing,

BUT we are lucky, we can afford a £100+ seat with side impact protection … BUT we are lucky, we can afford a £100+ seat with side impact protection etc many people aren't nowadays



Can't argue with your points to be fair as we're saying the same thing ;). I would say that Which said (on the link referred to in the first page) that a booster IS better than nothing, and that the main issues with boosters is only that they offer less SIDE ON protection than a full seat. That to me is common sense, our seat for instance, wraps around the sides of our little uns head like a Formula One cockpit reducing his head movement in a side impact.

What people need to understand is that having NO booster may have little effect in a side impact, but it WILL reduce the chance of them being beheaded or strangled by the belt if they are in a front/rear smash whilst using nothing but a standard seatbelt. With something like this beng so cheap there is NO excuse for not protecting your child!
Edited by: "frakison" 15th Aug 2012
frakison

Can't argue with your points to be fair as we're saying the same thing … Can't argue with your points to be fair as we're saying the same thing ;). I would say that Which said (on the link referred to in the first page) that a booster IS better than nothing, and that the main issues with boosters is only that they offer less SIDE ON protection than a full seat. That to me is common sense, our seat for instance, wraps around the sides of our little uns head like a Formula One cockpit reducing his head movement in a side impact.


Yup, I think we're violently agreeing with each other! I just have an automatic negative reaction to 'something must be better than nothing', because I've seen that argument used to advocate all sorts of bad ideas in different areas, from computer security to medical care to anti-terrorist measures. Sometimes doing something is better than doing nothing, sometimes it's worse.

If this booster seat offers front-impact protection and there are people who would buy it, but not spend the extra £40 on a seat that offers side-impact protection, then I agree they're better buying this than not buying anything. I'm still astonished that with average car insurance costs at over £400 a year and a tank of petrol costing £80 per fill-up, someone can afford to run a car, but not afford a one-off £50 car seat that protects against side impacts.
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