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Mamas & Papas Armadillo Flip XT2 Pushchair

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  • Easy to fold
  • Built to last
  • 5.00/5
    • Strengths:

      Easy to fold, can be used parent facing and world facing

    • Built to last
    • Easy to fold
    • Easy to steer
    • Value for money
    This pram was bought as a bundle with carrycot and car seat, nearly one year on it is still in amazing condition and still works like the first day we bought it. It is really easy to steer and can be done easily with one hand. The pram folds down really easy and small, the seat also folds with it so no need to take apart first like most others. The seat has 3 recline positions with a lie flat position perfect for on the go nap times and for younger babies. My son loves being in it, it is well cushioned and comfortable and is still like new. Really happy with my purchase and would definitely buy again and would recommend it!
  • 4.75/5
    • Strengths:

      Has a big seat, massive hood and folds compactly as one

    • Built to last
    • Easy to fold
    • Easy to steer
    • Value for money
    I love this pram, we brought it as a spare for our holiday as I wanted a pram that folded as one when parent facing and something with a big hood. I have not been disappointed and much prefer this to our original travel system.
    The seat unit is really big so accommodates our tall child with lots of room to grow. The hood comes down to more or less completely cover the pram, this was really important when on holiday and in the sun at home as I knew he was covered. It seems really comfortable and my son is very happy in it.
    It can also be parent or world facing, this is handy as they get older. The other thing that sold this pram to me is that it folds as one when the seat is facing either way. It is a very easy fold and it is really compact when folded, unlike most others.
    I would highly recommend this pram.
  • 4.63/5
    • Strengths:

      Easy to fold one handed

    • Weaknesses:

      A little heavy

    • Built to last
    • Easy to fold
    • Easy to steer
    • Value for money
    I have been using this buggy for the last 11 months and it has been great. Easy to steer and I can fold away and open one handed whilst holding baby. We have had the carrycot attachment and attaching and removing this is extremely easy also. It’s still a little heavy after a c section but was still one of the lightest buggies I tested out. Would definitely recommend.
  • 4.50/5
    • Strengths:

      Comfort for baby, easy to use

    • Weaknesses:

      Not easy to set up, and breaks are not the best

    • Built to last
    • Easy to fold
    • Easy to steer
    • Value for money
    We used this pram for the first 8 weeks after baby was born, there is nothing wrong with this pram you do need a bigger boot for the carry cot and chassis, and the breaks aren't the best, also it is not the easiest pram to set up. But the comfort and ease of this product to steer make this an amazing buy for the price. We still use this product as a back up/spare for when baby is with other family and will be used when baby can stay around family members homes for the night. Also, my sister loved it so much she will be using it when she finally gets to have the baby she so wants!
  • 4.50/5
    • Strengths:

      Adaptable for all journeys.

    • Weaknesses:

      6 month plus stroller quite bulky

    • Built to last
    • Easy to fold
    • Easy to steer
    • Value for money
    We purchased this as a bundle deal which worked out amazing value for money direct from mamas and papas. I loved how easy it was to fold one handed and that you could put the car sea directly onto the frame with adaptors if baby was asleep in the car. The carry cot was such a fantastic accessory with the hard bottom meaning that you didn’t need to disturb baby if they fell asleep around peoples houses. However we did find that our son grew out of the carry cot quite quickly.
    We have just started using the next stage seat unit which when forward facing can be folded still attached to the frame. This seemed so much easier compared to taking all the components off the frame before folding and storing in the car. The seat unit lies completely flat for sleeping and the hood is extra big which was perfect for the sunny weather. The only negative point is the system felt quite bulky and heavy when all together which can be inconvenient when trying to get the pushchair in and out of the car with a clingy baby. However it has been perfect for what we needed it for and I wouldn’t strongly recommend this system to any of my friends or family.
  • 5.00/5
    • Strengths:

      Easy to fold, lightweight, compact, attractive design

    • Weaknesses:

      None

    • Built to last
    • Easy to fold
    • Easy to steer
    • Value for money
    I absolutely love this pram.
    Incrediblely easy to fold and very compact. Would fit in most car boots easily (unsure about cars like fiat500, classic mini though).
    Ligntweight to lift and easy to steer. I am a self confessed weakling and have had no issues with this pram at all.
    Beautiful classic design with matching accessories available.
    Built quality and engineering is exceptional.
    Huge basket- can fit a weekly shop in it much to the annoyance of everyone behind me at the checkout.
    In my eyes very little to be negative about.
  • 5.00/5
    • Strengths:

      Easy to fold can do one handed

    • Weaknesses:

      Yet to find one

    • Built to last
    • Easy to fold
    • Easy to steer
    • Value for money
    This pushchair is amazing I really enjoy using this for my little one! Very easy to use!
    Easy to push can push one handed! Lightweight and can fit I. The boot of any car! Very practical
  • 5.00/5
    • Strengths:

      Love every part about it

    • Weaknesses:

      Leather on handle part catches on floor on folding

    • Built to last
    • Easy to fold
    • Easy to steer
    • Value for money
    I’ve had two of these one for my second and one for my third and love it. For me it tickles every box, easy fold, compact, large basket, world and parent facing, lightweight and stylish. Honestly love every part of it! As mentioned above occasionally I do catch the leather handle on the floor when folding however I’ve just learnt to tAke more care. Don’t hesitate to buy it’s amazing.
  • 4.38/5
    • Strengths:

      The pram is great value for the price you pay, my son has lasted in it for up to 2 and a half years

    • Weaknesses:

      Not the best suspension to it and wears in very easy

    • Built to last
    • Easy to fold
    • Easy to steer
    • Value for money
    I bought this pram for my son and has lasted him up to 2 and a half years, due to the size of the seat. Although it has lasted to fit him, it does have some flaws. I do not use the pram an awful lot as my son walks a lot, however the leather handle has started to come away and has a few rips in. For the price of the pram it could be sustainable for long periods of use. Also, having looked at other prams I noticed there isn't a lot of support for when they are a little younger and I always found my son was slouching or slipping down whilst being in the seat. Apart from a few flaws, the pram is easy to fold, fits well in the car, is pretty easy to push with the exception of good suspension, if you want a pram to last for a long period of time it is definitely worth researching more about them.
  • 4.63/5
    • Strengths:

      Easy to fold down compact and can last the child a good few years

    • Weaknesses:

      Basket not easy to get into with the bassinet attached

    • Built to last
    • Easy to fold
    • Easy to steer
    • Value for money
    We purchased the full travel system in the Black Friday sales last year as it was half price so the value for us was excellent as it can go from newborn until she is old enough to not need the pushchair anymore. The actual frame itself is very easy to fold down and lies flat for the car boot. We especially like the easy attachments for the bassinet and the car chair it makes life so much easier. The basket underneath is ver big however when you have the bassinet on it is quite difficult to get larger items in. It is very easy to steer and has a fixed wheel lock making it easy to push back and forth when rocking a baby to sleep. The only downside is there isn’t much suspension on the frame but if you are just going along normal pavements it isn’t an issue.
  • 4.38/5
    • Strengths:

      Luxury details

    • Weaknesses:

      Plastic feel

    • Built to last
    • Easy to fold
    • Easy to steer
    • Value for money
    I bought this as a replacement for an icandy strawberry but it’s got a very plastic and unsturdy feel to it. I sent it back to the shop and got another pushchair. I think it’s good for it’s price range but I felt that it would easily break if used daily
  • 4.75/5
    • Strengths:

      Versitile, suitable from birth to walking, solid, easy to steer, manages well off road, easy to fold

    • Weaknesses:

      It's expensive

    • Built to last
    • Easy to fold
    • Easy to steer
    • Value for money
    I absolutely love this pram. It ticks all the boxes for us. It's relatively lightweight and compact when folded, fits in my small car boot. There is a knack to folding and unfolding but once practiced this becomes easy and it can be done one handed whilst holding your baby when necessary.

    It's lie flat and suitable for use from birth, we got it as part of an offer which included the carycot however I've only ever used this on the pram a handful of times as I find it much easier to take out in the car in pushchair form, I wouldn't pay extra for the carycot as you really don't need it, the pushchair itself is so good. My baby finds it comfortable and is happy in it too. The seat can be parent facing or world facing and it can be folded in either set up unlike some other prams we looked at.

    The pram is solid and the wheels are chunky and handle off road surfaces such as grass and tracks well so far, the only time my daughter has seemed to find it uncomfortable was on cobbles.

    The brake is flip flop friendly too, which is great.

    It was an expensive item even in the sale, however it looks like it will be the only pram/pushchair we need and looks solid enough to last subsequent children too.

    We have it it chestnut, which I think is a nice practical colour and looks very smart.
  • 5.00/5
    • Strengths:

      Easy to fold, spacious for baby, reasonable price

    • Weaknesses:

      Basket difficult to get into when baby is lying flat

    • Built to last
    • Easy to fold
    • Easy to steer
    • Value for money
    I love this pushchair, easy to attach all the different parts. Very comfy for baby. It's a bit of a faff to change the straps position. Easy to get on and off public transport.
  • 4.75/5
    • Strengths:

      Easy to put up and fold away. Small enough for the car boot.

    • Weaknesses:

      A little flimsy after using for a while

    • Built to last
    • Easy to fold
    • Easy to steer
    • Value for money
    I walk miles each day woh mu baby in his pram. Both the carry cot and the car seat
    are fantastic. I've not yet tried the bigger seat as my baby is only 12 weeks old.
    Love this pram!!!
  • 5.00/5
    • Strengths:

      Folds away easily, can fit in my boot easily

    • Weaknesses:

      The brake can sometimes get stuck on for a minute or so

    • Built to last
    • Easy to fold
    • Easy to steer
    • Value for money
    Really easy to put up and put down. It also fits in the boot easily. Looks good and easy to steer. Leather handle looks smart and the pram looks good.
  • 4.50/5
    • Strengths:

      Can use for years and easy to fold

    • Weaknesses:

      The brake can be a bit flimsy to use but works perfectly.

    • Built to last
    • Easy to fold
    • Easy to steer
    • Value for money
    Great purchase. Been using from birth - 3 years. The handle feels lush (leather) and not that horrible texture some pram handles are made from.
    Its so easy to put up and down. Like SO EASY.
    And when it's folded it's really small and can get in the boot of a Toyota Aygo!!
  • 4.25/5
    • Strengths:

      Compact when folded. XL hood, large basket

    • Weaknesses:

      Heavy, can be a little stiff on steering

    • Built to last
    • Easy to fold
    • Easy to steer
    • Value for money
    We bought this pram For our holiday to save us taking our bulky travel system away. It is perfect for this as folds to take up minimal space, has a brilliant extra large hood and as our daughter will still only be 5/6 months old we lived that it lays flat and can parent face! Feels sturdy to push and the one hand fold system is really handy. Our daughter seems very comfortable in it and it is great for using on the tube/train extra as isnt bulky like some prams!
  • 4.75/5
    • Strengths:

      Stylish and smooth

    • Weaknesses:

      A little bulky when collapsed

    • Built to last
    • Easy to fold
    • Easy to steer
    • Value for money
    I loved this pram!
    I brought this for my first born and it is great. So easy to steer and super smooth. I can easily collapse it one handed now, although it did take some getting used to. The design means you can easily dismantle the carry cot or collapse the whole thing whilst holding your baby.
    I love that it was so easy to steer (even with one hand) and if you live in the countryside like myself the wheels can easily be switched to improve the ease of going over any terrain such as through the woods.
    Over all I would definitely recommend this pram to any parent whether first time or experienced
  • 4.50/5
    • Strengths:

      Stylish, light, comfortable for my little baby, easy to store. Goes with every colour ?????

    • Weaknesses:

      Stain will be visible.

    • Built to last
    • Easy to fold
    • Easy to steer
    • Value for money
    I purchased this pushchairs for my 6 months old baby, as I was tired of using the bulky pushchairs I was given as a gift.

    It is stylish, very easy to manoeuvre even for a novice like me! Different positions and the padding makes it comfortable for baby.
    I love the colour, although it can be stained if not careful.

    My walks are now an absolute pleasure, and traveling it no longer a bulky affair!!
  • 5.00/5
    • Strengths:

      Easy to fold fits my small car boot one handed fold

    • Weaknesses:

      Front wheels can be noisy

    • Built to last
    • Easy to fold
    • Easy to steer
    • Value for money
    Love this pram and so does the little one. It folds easy and fits in my small boot. Pretty big seat means it should last a long while with a growing little one.
  • 4.50/5
    • Strengths:

      Not too heavy, good price

    • Weaknesses:

      Stiff movements when folding/removing seat

    • Built to last
    • Easy to fold
    • Easy to steer
    • Value for money
    Got a great deal when I bought this pram and I was really pleased with it!
    Carrycot very light and easy to use, easy to flip car seat on and off.
    Only problem came when I was using the seat unit more and it would get stuck on the pram and be nearly impossible to remove!! The seat would also be very stiff to fold and I would have to push it really hard and it would snap down! (I think I had a faulty seat unit)
    If you do not have any problems with the seat it’s a really lovely pram!
  • 5.00/5
    • Strengths:

      All around great pram

    • Weaknesses:

      No cons

    • Built to last
    • Easy to fold
    • Easy to steer
    • Value for money
    I recently picked this pushchair for my baby, after watching many reviews on YouTube and the staff advice I felt this was best one for us as a family. It has everything we need and will last us a long while. It's lightweight and easy to fold up and put back up, an be used on hard terrain. I wanted a pram that I could add accessories and it has plenty I can add to it VERY IMPRESSED
  • 5.00/5
    • Built to last
    • Easy to fold
    • Easy to steer
    • Value for money
    Absolutely love this pushchair!! So stylish and is also so comfy for your wee one to sit in! Everyone always compliments how gorgeous my pram is when I’m out and about it and it’s easy to push!
    Weekness would be is it’s hard to flip it down but once you get the hang of it it’s fine!
  • 4.25/5
    • Strengths:

      Small and compact

    • Weaknesses:

      Wheels

    • Built to last
    • Easy to fold
    • Easy to steer
    • Value for money
    I love this pram it’s my first pram and super easy to use. I have a small car and it’s so easy to fold down and fits perfectly in my small boot.
  • 5.00/5
    • Strengths:

      Seat in lovely and padded. Easy to fold and unfold. Can be both facing away and towards you

    • Weaknesses:

      Slightly heavier than some other pushchairs

    • Built to last
    • Easy to fold
    • Easy to steer
    • Value for money
    I love the quality of this pushchair. It is so luxurious. The seat is really nice and padded. It is so easy to fold and unfold. It is so easy to steer. I love the fact it can face me or away from me as my daughter is so nosey and like to look around but when she is asleep I like to be able to face her. It is slightly heavier than some other pushchairs however I can easily lift it in and out of the boot. The price is very competitive and there are always deals on this pushchair with bundles. I would highly recommend.
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The Mamas & Papas Flip XT2 Pushchair has been designed to specially fit your baby, no matter at what stage of their development. Features a dual-position seat, with lie-flat option, so your baby can take up their seat as soon as they are ready to move on from their carry cot. No matter which way the seat faces, you can fold up your Flip XT² with one hand and no fuss. So it's down and away in no time.

Designed to grow with your little one, the Flip XT² pushchair will see them through to their toddler years, with exclusive tweed-inspired cloud grey fabric and quilted lining - the Flip XT² is available in a pushchair only option or as a 4, 5 or 6 piece bundle.

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