10 of the best strollers for less than £50

Cheap, lightweight, easy-to-use buggies that are perfect for holidays and days out. We've found 10 of the best strollers at bargain prices


Best budget umbrella fold strollers

Cheap buggies can be the perfect solution for holidays, day trips or for older toddlers who occasionally need a place to sit when their legs get tired.  


While these pushchairs may not have the same frills as the mid to high-end buggies or the more premium lightweights, they do offer fantastic value for money plus reliability.

When you don’t want to blow your budget there are plenty of affordable strollers on the market, and it’s worth remembering that most are designed to be used from 6 months.

Here are the best strollers for under £50  


Red Kite Push Me 2U, £36.95 – suitable from 6 months

Baby manufacturing brand Red Kite have always offered good quality products at reasonable prices. 

Suitable from 6 months this stroller features a 5-point safety harness, 2 recline positions, a basket and a rain cover, making it great value for money.

What’s great about this buggy is that it’s sold at loads of high-street retailers, for the times you want to pop to the shops quickly and pick up a cheap buggy.

You can buy this stroller from Argos, Amazon or Asda and many more retailers 


Hauck Sport, £47.95 – suitable from birth

Weighing only 6kg and easy to fold, the Hauck Sport has a multi-position recline with a lie-flat seat, meaning Hauck says it’s suitable from birth, however, it’s best newborns lie-flat, so will probably be best used from around 3 months.  

Its features are also excellent for the price; it comes with a 5-point safety harness, extra large shopping basket, adjustable footrest,and bumper bar. as well as a very large hood.

However, it’s worth noting that manufactures Hauck haven’t sold Sport strollers since 2009, but you can still get your hands on new Sport buggies, as Hauck does make them (by the tanker) for supermarket brands like Lidl, Aldi and Asda.

And you can still buy used ones on eBay, Amazon and Gumtree for varying but still reasonable prices, from around £19-£45. 

Our MFM reviewer loved how easy it was to fold and unfold too.

Buy the Hauck Sport from Aldi


Mothercare Jive, £34.99 – suitable from 6 months

Mothercare may have entered the high-end pushchair market with its Orb travel system and new Roam travel system, but the high-street retailer still produces a series of basic buggies to suit all budgets.

And the funky-looking Jive is one of them. You get a lightweight, umbrella-fold stroller with a 5-point safety buckle, multi-recline seat position and the all-essential shopping basket, all for under £35. 

You can buy the Jive here.


Cuggl Hazel, £49.99 – suitable from birth

Cuggl claim their products are designed to work hard in real life, and this certainly seems to be true of the Hazel. With a larger frame so your baby has room to grow, an extendable hood for extra long naps – even during those light summer days, and the fact that it’s easy to fold, this pushchair ticks all the boxes. 

You’re also likely to get more for your money. The reclining system means it can be used from birth. However, it’s best newborns lie-flat, so will probably be best used from around 3 months, and it’s ideal as a second stroller.


You can buy the Cuggl Hazel from Argos

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