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    travel with 4 kids

    We are heading to FL next month which is a cross country plane ride for us. Which seats would you bring for ease of use, hauling, etc...

    DD1 is 9, she rides in a backless graco. I'm thinking of getting a BubbleBum for her, if might work well in our Audi wagon here as well...

    DD2 is 5.5, very tall, huge torso but 40lbs. She is in a highback TB. I generally take it apart, stow the back in the luggage, and carry the bottom on to the plane.

    DS1 will be days shy from 3, 35 lbs and now FF in a Truefit.

    DS2 will be 8 months and just got switched to a Recaro Como.

    For the boys I also have a Scenera that either one will fit into. DS1 has a very short torso but is stocky. As well as a Signo. DS2 still fits into his Keyfit30, barely, but he hates it. It might be easier to travel with though... We all have seats on the planes, and are renting a van for our 3 week trip.
    DD1-13y, DD2-9y, DS1-7y, DS2-4y

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    Re: travel with 4 kids

    BubbleBums work great in Audi wagons.

    The split up Turbo sounds great for the five year old. Then I'd do the Scenera and Keyfit for the two youngers.

    So yeah, your plan sounds great.

    Wendy
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    laine 9/16/09, 54", 96#, Nuna Aaces, Diono Solana 2
    in my husband's 2018 Toyota Land Cruiser, my 2017 Volvo XC90, and big sister's 2016 Honda Civic
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    Re: travel with 4 kids

    I think you have a good plan here too. If you want to consider another option, maybe buy a Maestro for the 3yo and use the Scenera for the baby.

    Melanie

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