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    Re: anyone rented a carseat with Avis?

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    I didn't know buses were safer than cars. So you guys would prefer a 10 mile ride (each way) without carseats on a bus to rented carseats? The Safe Rider vests look interesting, I haven't seen those before. Those might be a good investment...I have a 6 yo, 5 yo & 1 yo, so they would probably get some use in the next years.
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    As long as it's a real bus and not, like, a van.

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    Re: anyone rented a carseat with Avis?

    When you say "shuttle bus", you mean full-size bus, not a 15-passenger van, right? Bus is definitely safer. Van is not.
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    Re: anyone rented a carseat with Avis?

    Quote Originally Posted by wendytthomas View Post
    Sure. Any day of the week and twice on Sundays.

    Did that make your trip easier?

    When are you sailing? I'll look for your boat. LOL

    Wendy
    Yes, that definitely makes things easier. Just have to verify what kind of "bus" the "bus" is. We're leaving in mid-June, looking forward to some time in Seattle also, we love it there (we live in California).

    Thanks everyone for your help!

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    A city bus, school bus, charter bus. Buses use compartmentalization instead of seatbelts.

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    I would, in a heartbeat, take the kids on a shuttle. Busses are an entirely different beast on the road. The physics of a bus in a crash is totally differnt than a car.

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