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Bugaboo vs Redsbaby: prams compared

Choosing the wrong pram for your family could make getting out and about with your baby a challenge (which is the last thing you need). To help with your pram-buying decision, we’ve compared reviews from other Tell Me Baby parents for two popular brands: Bugaboo vs Redsbaby.

Bugaboo vs Redsbaby

Our community of parents have rated the prams they’ve tried and shared their opinions on what has or hasn’t worked for them. Based on their pram reviews, we’ve compared two top-rated products in similar price brackets for Bugaboo and Redsbaby.

Parents can also take a look at our best pram comparisons to find out the most rated products.

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Redsbaby JIVE³ Pram

Features

The Redsbaby JIVE³ Pram grows with your family, converting from a single to a compact tandem pram when you need it; the pram also comes with a 12kg shopping basket, and the seat is reversible and reclines. Weighing in at 8.3kg (chassis, wheels and basket), it’s lightweight and easy to manoeuvre. 

Age suitability

From newborn to toddler.

Price

$899.00

Pros

Tell Me Baby parents love the features this pram comes with, especially the storage basket and seat configuration options. Most importantly, many said it was excellent value for money, and that the customer service at Redsbaby was outstanding. 

Cons

One parent said this pram took up “some room in the boot” but would still recommend it. Redsbaby JIVE³ Pram is also heavier than the Bugaboo – but only just. 

Example review

“If you are looking for a pram with an abundance of features at a really good price you can’t go past the RedsBaby Jive3. So many seat configuration options, for one baby or two. Heaps of good-sized storage spaces. Steers well on all terrains. And folds quickly and easily. The pram itself isn’t too bulky, but does take up some room in the boot. And bub loves a pram nap, which is surely the best feature!”

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Bugaboo Ant

Bugaboo vs Redsbaby

Features

The Bugaboo Ant weighs 7.2kg (chassis, wheels, seat), making it lightweight and easy to carry. Featuring a reversible and reclinable seat, the Bugaboo Ant folds in one piece to a compact size. Available storage includes an under-seat basket (up to 3kg) and rear luggage basket (up to 5kg).

Age suitability

Suitable from birth to toddler.

Price

$849.00

Pros

Tell Me Baby parents say this pram is surprisingly roomy, and it doesn’t take up much boot space. A couple of parents said this pram was perfect for travelling. 

Cons

One reviewer found the folding a little complex at first but said it was easy once they got the hang of it. Despite this, they would still recommend the Bugaboo Ant to other parents. Another con is that the Bugaboo Ant doesn’t have as much storage as the Redsbaby JIVE³ Pram – but only by a couple of kilos.

Example review

“We recently used the ant on a family holiday, and it has me considering buying one for our toddler. It’s surprisingly roomy. I have a tall toddler, and she fit in it with room to spare. It’s so small when it’s folded down, and takes up barely any boot space. For such a lightweight pram, it doesn’t feel flimsy at all. I’m very impressed with it.”

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Summary 

Bugaboo vs Redsbaby? The pram that you choose will depend on your family’s needs. Both of these prams have genuine positive reviews from other parents, and they both come in under the $1000 price point, making them a good option.

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