If you’re in the market for a new set of wheels for your baby, we’ve done the hard work for you. We’ve rounded up the best prams of 2018 concentrating on quality, durability and excellent design to ensure you don’t have a lemon parked in your hallway!
If the range and features of prams on offer had you befuddled and not sure where to begin, here’s a helpful cheat sheet to inform your shopping – and help you make your choice.
The best prams of 2018
- Bugaboo Bee5
- iCandy Peach
- Cybex Priam
- Bugaboo Fox
- Stokke Trailz
- Phil and Teds Mod Stroller
- Bugaboo Cameleon 3 Plus
- Joolz Day2
- Maclaren M-01 Stroller
- RedsBaby Jive
These prams top the list for quality, durability, features and good looks. They’ll take your baby from their very early weeks and months, right through to preschool age – and do it in practical and on-trend style!
Brilliant prams for Australian babies
In no particular order, our favourite prams and strollers of the year (so far!) are …
1. Bugaboo Bee 5
The stylish and compact Bugaboo Bee 5 squeezes into tight spots and is a brilliant choice for on-the-go families. Easy to manoeuvre and light-weight it will take your baby from the playground to city streets seamlessly. It’s easy to fold and stow and is as practical as it is good looking. Prices for this pram start at $1079 and it’s available across the globe.
2. iCandy Peach
The iCandy Peach is the super stylish preference of the likes of Victoria and David Beckham, Sir Richard Branson, and Bradley Cooper. It can transform from a single to a double as your family grows, has super-smooth suspension and is easy to manoeuvre. You can slot a car seat or the Peach bassinet into the frame making it a versatile choice for on-the-go families. Parents can also customise the frame and fabric to suit their style. It retails from $1200.
3. Cybex Priam
The Cybex Priam combines gorgeous design with trusty practicality, resulting in some of the prettiest and most luxe prams on the market. The Priam comes in a variety of different styles and price points, but it’s hard not to put the Cybex by Jeremy Scott incarnation at the top of the Wishlist! The Priam features a generous canopy to keep your baby out of the weather, one hand seat recline and fantastic manoeuvrability which makes pushing it a total breeze. It retails from around $1500.
4. Bugaboo Fox
Another brilliant Bugaboo appearance on the best prams of 2018, this time the Bugaboo Fox. This fantastic Fox is built to give parents the easiest pushing experience ever, while keeping little ones cosy and comfortable. Bugaboo designed the Fox to provide a smooth ride and wriggle into tight spots. It boasts an easy to use braking system, simple fold and brilliant accessories, too. The very nice-looking Bugaboo Fox retails from $1799.
5. Stokke Trailz
Stokke’s Trailz stroller is ready for any adventures you and your baby can serve up! Its rubber tyres ensure a brilliant ride and its premium suspension keeps things nice and smooth for you both. Did we mention it’s gorgeous to look at, too?! This built-to-last pram retails from approx $1600.
6. Phil and Teds Mod Stroller
The brilliant Phil and Ted’s Mod Stroller is built to last, designed to adapt and grow with your, child as it keeps parent and child extra comfy. The Mod pops kerbs like a pro, features an easy foot fold mechanism and navigates tight spots easily. It retails for $699.99 and will have you and your kiddo adventuring stylishly from bush to beach to babycino … and beyond. No wonder it made our Best Prams of 2018 list!
7. Bugaboo Cameleon 3 Plus
The original Cameleon is over a decade old and this new incarnation – The Bugaboo Cameleon 3 Plus – combines all the best bits of a trusty favourite, with some new features to make it even better. It has reversible and reclinable seating, can navigate all kinds of terrain, is super easy to steer (even with one hand) and is durable enough to carry kids from newborn right through to preschool age. The Cameleon 3 sells for around $1200.
8. Joolz Day 2
The Joolz Day 2 is designed and manufactured in the Netherlands with practicality and style top of mind. It’s compact, easy to manoeuvre and easy to fold, too. The carry basket underneath allows for plenty of shopping and its ergonomic design keeps babies of all ages comfortable and secure. The Joolz Day 2 retails around the $1800 mark.
9. Maclaren M-01 stroller
Maclaren’s strollers are always wildly popular and this M-01 model brings more of the same. It offers full recline – making it suitable for babies of all ages – and its oversized wheels make most terrain a total breeze. This stroller features a brilliant 5 second, one hand fold making it perfect to sling in the car. It’s compact size and light weight add to its on-the-go appeal. The Maclaren M-01 retails for around $300.
10. Redsbaby Jive
The Redsbaby Jive 2 features an easy to clip in and out bassinet, a simple fold-up mechanism, brilliant good looks and a smooth ride. It’s really easy to push and this premium quality pram is also a breeze to get in and out of the car. The Redsbaby Jive 2 retails at $849.
Of course, we’re only just over halfway through the year, so there may be other brilliant contenders on the horizon. Stay tuned for further updates and happy shopping, mums and dads!