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    Arrow Spare/travel high back booster?

    I've tried searching but can only seem to find older answers or conflicting information.

    My 7yo is in a Britax Frontier from 2009 (pre-"85" model, so if anyone thinks I should upgrade that, please tell me). I need an extra seat ASAP for her friend(s) AND I need it for her to ride with friends, or to bring on a plane (presumably gate-checked). I prefer a high back for side impact (as does she, remarkably, for comfort). I was about to get a Monterey but saw reviews calling it heavy as a spare, so... HELP??

    I drive a 2006 Odyssey, this seat would go in the third row.

    My daughter is 51" tall and 53lbs. (Skinny!)

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    Re: Spare/travel high back booster?

    Hello! Welcome!

    I would look at backless boosters for your daughter (as long as she can sit properly at all times). At seven years old, 51", and 53 pounds, she more than meets the requirements for a backless booster seat. Backless boosters also fit quite well in luggage or overhead compartments on planes, and are QUITE portable when traveling. The only "issue" is that they must have adequate head support behind them (usually an extendable headrest).

    You *could* look at the Bubble Bum (an inflatable-- but very safe-- backless booster) if you are wanting something very compact, but many other backless boosters might work just as well.

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