10 of the best travel system compatible double buggies

Need a travel system for twins? Or a double buggy to take your baby in a car seat and toddler in pushchair mode? Here are the best twin and tandem pushchairs for the job

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travel system (pushchair/s and Group 0+ car seat/s in one)  is useful if you travel in your car a lot, and are constantly getting in and out with your baby (or babies) in tow. 

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With double buggies, there are two travel system options. First is the travel system for twins, where two car seats can be attached to the buggy at once. The second is where the double buggy can have one car seat attached and one buggy seat, so your baby has a travel system while your older child has a buggy.

As a travel system includes an infant car seat, you’ll be able to use it from birth to around 15 months.

However, it’s worth remembering that car seats are for travelling in a car, not a bus or on a train.  And they are not for sleeping in either.  You shouldn’t keep your baby in a car seat for longer than 2 hours, the exception is if you’re using a lie-flat car seat.  

Before you spend any money, swot up with our buyer’s guides, so you know exactly what you need:

We’ve got 10 of the top travel system compatible double buggies right here…

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1. Hauck Duett 2

Pushchair cost: £399.99

Adaptors cost: Included with Zero Plus Comfort car seat

Compatible car seats:

  • Zero Plus Comfort (£84.95)

This tandem buggy from Hauck can be used for a baby and older child, and fits one car seat to make it travel system compatible.

Hauck’s Zero Plus Comfort car seat fits to the chassis using its included adaptors, and can be used to 13kg, or up to 18 months.

With the 2-in-1 convertible carrycot and seat unit, a lower seat unit for a toddler, and the option to use it as a single pushchair as well as a tandem, this is one multifunctional pushchair.

When folded, it is 96cm x 67cm x 40cm, and our mum reviewer found it really easy to fold and stack in her car boot.

Read the full review of the Hauck Duett 2 here.

You can buy the Hauck Duett 2 from Mothercare, Amazon, and Precious Little One.


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2. iCandy Orange

Pushchair cost: £1,040

Adaptors cost: Main car seat adapters included, lower car seat adapters £30

Compatible car seats:

The new iCandy Orange, when purchased with the compatible car seats and adaptors, definitely isn’t a budget option.  

But – as it can makeup to two car seats – it does offer a premium performance as a travel system for twins (£1,175) or a toddler and baby. It’s slimline, with a compact footprint, and handles wonderfully.

There’s also a one-handed seat removal system, the huge 10kg capacity shopping basket, and the integrated ride-on board.

Our reviewer called it an “all-singing, all-dancing buggy” and loved features like the cinema-style seating, the adjustable leatherette handlebar, and how easy it was to push with both her sons on board.

She also found it easy to fit in the boot of her large car, with plenty of space to spare.

Read the full review of the iCandy Orange here.

You can buy the iCandy Orange from iCandyJohn LewisPramworld, and Precious Little One.


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3. MyChild Easy Twin Stroller

Pushchair cost: £449.99

Adaptors cost: £32.99

Compatible car seats:

  • MyChild Easy Twin car seat (£85.99)

This good value side-by-side twin pushchair can fit either one or two car seats on its frame, so is ideal for travelling with twins.

It’s compatible with the MyChild Easy Twin infant car seat (£85.99), which can be used from birth to 13kg (around 15 months), and is attached in either a lower or higher position with MyChild adaptors (£32.99)

Each of the seats reclines independently, and it has a height adjustable handlebar from 100-108cm.

Although it’s not a one-handed fold, it does fold flat, down to a size of 92.5cm x 65cm x 40cm.

You can buy the MyChild Easy Twin pushchair from Argos, Uber Kids, and Precious Little One.


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4. Silver Cross Wave

Pushchair cost: £995

Adaptors cost: Simplicity car seat main and tandem adaptors included, £25 for universal adaptors

Compatible car seats:

Renowned brand Silver Cross launched its new Wave pushchair as an answer for parents wanting comfort and style, as well future proofing for a second child.

Compatible with either one car seat, or with two, the Wave may be pricey but it does come with lots of extras – including two sets of adaptors for the Silver Cross Simplicity car seat.

It also comes with two raincovers and two mosquito nets, for tackling whatever the weather throws out!

And it folds down to a relatively compact 94cm x 60cm x 38cm.

See why the Silver Cross Wave made it into our list of the 14 best new buggies for 2017.

You can buy the Silver Cross Wave from Silver Cross, Mothercare, and Pramworld.


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5. ABC Design Zoom and Zoom Air

Pushchair cost: £700

Adaptors cost: £25

Compatible car seats:

The key feature of the Zoom’s distinctive-looking chassis is that it allows both children to sit at around the same level, so one isn’t tucked below like in most tandems.

Taking one or two car seats, the German-designed Zoom also has a new outdoorsy sibling, the Zoom Air, which adds all-terrain air-filled wheels to the package, for rugged adventures with your little ones.

Like the Zoom, the Zoom Air is suitable for twins or a toddler and newborn, with numerous combinations of seat-facing options, car seats or carrycots (£140 – sold separately).

Plus it’s compatible with car seats from most of the major brands, so you can choose the seat that suits your family.

It is long, at 121cm from front to back, but it’s relatively narrow at 59cm, and it folds down to 85cm x 59cm x 55cm.

Read our full review of the ABC Design Zoom here.

You can buy the ABC Design Zoom from Kiddicare, Amazon, and Argos..


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6. Bugaboo Donkey

Pushchair cost: £1,239

Adaptors cost: Mono adaptor (£42.95), Twin adaptor (£59.95)

Compatible car seats:

The only double buggy in the Bugaboo collection, the Donkey has a unique width expandable chassis that allows it to convert from a single to a double.

There’s loads of configurations to choose from, including using it with one or two car seats, and with pretty much any combination of carrycot and seat unit you can think of.

Our reviewer loved having her little ones ride side-by-side, and found it super easy to manoeuvre, giving the buggy a full 5 stars for ease of pushing and steering.

Read the full review of the Bugaboo Donkey here.

You can buy the Bugaboo Donkey from Bugaboo, Mamas and Papas, and Natural Baby Shower.


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7. Jané Twone

Pushchair cost: £649           

Adaptors cost: Integrated adaptors for Jané car seats

Compatible car seats:

  • Jané Koos (£140)
  • Jané Matrix Light 2 (£270)

A lightweight tandem pushchair that has been designed for families planning on having two children, expecting twins or a second baby. 

Our MadeForMums reviewer gave the buggy a perfect 5 out of 5 stars for its easy steering, lightweight aluminium chassis and versatility. 

It can be paired with one or two car seats using Jane’s integrated Profix system, so no adaptors needed.

Of the compatible car seats, the innovative Jané Matrix Light 2 is a lie-flat car seat, so you have the option of using it with your baby lying flat, which health experts agree is safest for your little one on longer journeys.

Here’s 6 of the best lie-flat car seats

Read the full review of the Jané Twone.

Buy the Jané Twone from Babys-Mart, and Baby and Co.


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8. Graco Stadium Duo  

Pushchair cost: £189.99

Adaptors cost: Integrated

Compatible car seats:

  • Graco Junior Baby (£82.99)
  • Graco Snugride (£122.99)

An affordable tandem option, the Graco Stadium Duo can take one car seat at the rear.

It’s easy to fold, feels sturdy, and comfy for your baby and toddler.

While it may not have all the bells and whistles of the luxury brands, the Stadium is a good all-rounder that ticks the important boxes – for a great price. 

Read the review of the Graco Stadium Duo, tested as a buggy

We’ve also reviewed the two compatible car seats – the Graco Junior Baby and Graco Logico S.

You can buy the Graco Stadium Duo from Boots, Kiddicare, and Amazon.


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9. Mothercare Genie Tandem

Pushchair cost: £474

Adaptors cost: £20

Compatible car seats:

High street nursery brand Mothercare has a track record in designing multi-purpose seat units, and the Genie’s transforms from a carrycot into a toddler seat.

Add a second seat to create a tandem for a toddler and a baby – which can be used with one car seat to create a travel system.

The package includes rain cover and cosy toes, and the Genie is compatible with a range of major car seats, as well as the Mothercare Maine infant car seat (£120), which can be paired with a matching ISOFIX base (£80).

You can buy the Mothercare Genie tandem system from Mothercare.


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10. Babystyle Egg Tandem

Pushchair cost: £1008

Adaptors cost: £29

Compatible car seats:

The stylish BabyStyle Egg pushchair takes either one car seat or two, and has masses of possible combinations of carrycot, seat unit and car seat.

It’s cute, easy to fold and feels luxurious – as you would expect for the price.

Our reviewer called it a “fantastic pushchair for anyone with twins or a toddler and baby”, giving it a full 5 stars for comfort, style and ease of pushing and steering.

You can read the full review of the BabyStyle Egg Tandem pushchair here.

Buy the BabyStyle Egg pushchair from Mothercare and Pramworld

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