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cousins 04-01-2010 07:54 AM

If we take a cab...does it matter that the 2 year old is not in a car seat? How does this work?

macmom111 04-01-2010 10:41 AM

Are you talking about a cab here in America? I think it is law in every state now that a child must be in a car seat.
if it is in another country I dont know what the laws are but if you are going to be in cozumel I would make sure the child is in a safety seat.the taxi drivers in cozumel drive as if traffic laws are only a suggestion.

Dave 04-01-2010 11:38 AM

We would take a car seat when we took our son on cruises when he was little. We used it on the airplanes and in cabs. If the cab didn't have seat belts readily accessible we wouldn't use them.

cousins 04-01-2010 01:42 PM

We're driving to Miami and going to: Key West/Nassau/CocoCay

Dave 04-01-2010 02:11 PM

Bring the car seat along on the ship. It won't hurt, especially since you are driving to Miami. No airline hassles to deal with.

Although cabs are not prevalent in Key West car seats are legally required should you use a cab or any car there. Obviously you won't need it at Coco Cay since there aren't any cars there. I'd use it in Nassau if I took a taxi.

cousins 04-03-2010 08:56 AM

Right Nassau is the only port we would need it for...worried about the room size 3 people in 122 sq ft room...with "crib" and now the car seat?

CindiS 04-06-2010 05:53 AM

I wonder if cabs carry car seats in their trunk or maybe you could let them know you have a small child that would need a car seat,ahead of time and they can bring a car seat. Or you could see if the child's "other" Grandma could assist in driving to the port and taking the car seat back home. I'm sure she wouldn't mind. As far as driving around Nassau...Can't help you there.

cousins 04-09-2010 02:57 PM

Hey CindiS! you are too funny! Have fun this weekend in Orlando....


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