There are so many buggies to choose from, but which one is right for you? Here are the main styles you'll see on shelves and online...
A tandem buggy has one seat in front of the other, or one seat stacked below the other. A tandem can usually carry two toddlers or a toddler and a newborn (one seat usually reclines fully so that a newborn can lie flat). There are 4-wheeler and 3-wheeler versions and even travel system tandems on the market that can be used with car seats and carrycots.The tandem style is popular because it is easier to fit through narrow spaces, which takes the headache out of life around town. The seats are also wider than on a twin buggy. However, a tandem can be very long (around 130cm) making it hard to steer. Weight can also be an issue and it can require a large storage space – some are bulky even when folded. And if your children are a similar age, using a tandem might provoke jealousy when it comes to who sits up front!
If you're unsure whether to buy a twin or tandem, here are the pros and cons of each, and our buyer's guide to double buggies will take you step by step through buying the right one.
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