Best prams for travelling with babies in Singapore: Lightweight, compact strollers

compact prams in Singapore for kids
Whether you’ve got to hop in a taxi or on a plane, here are the best travel-friendly foldable strollers that’ll make it a cinch...

With the high cost of car ownership in Singapore, many of us use public transport and taxis to get around with our children. Kid wrangling can be hard at the best of times, let alone when you have to get on a bus with a baby or toddler – or wake a sleeping baby and fold up your pushchair with one hand. And don’t even get us started on flying with kids, that’s a whole other ball game. 

Choosing the perfect pram to ease your travelling woes is a parenting challenge that’s as hard as making sure your child is safe in a taxi. We’re here to take some of the sweat out of the buggy selection process, to get you zipping about sooner. Here’s our top lightweight, foldable travel strollers perfect for your newborn or toddler!

Travel luxe baby-chic

Bugaboo Ant

 

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Weight: 7.2kg
Measurements:
55 x 38 x 23 cm when folded
Price: From $799, buy from Mothercare
Storage basket: Enough to store essentials
Suitable from birth onwards? Yes

Weighing in at a mere 7.2kg, the Bugaboo Ant is one of the lightest and most compact travel strollers in the market. Of course, it helps that it’s a really pretty stroller – leave it up to the folks at Bugaboo to design such a cool looking buggy! It’s got lots of thoughtful features to make travelling with li’l ones a lot easier, including a height-adjustable handlebar, integrated all-wheel suspension and a super cushy five-position reclining backrest.
Price: From $799, buy from Mothercare

Fits into a tote, perfect for adventures with a toddler

GB Pockit+ Stroller

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The GB Pockit Stroller is so compact it will fit in your tote. We like!

Weight: 5.6kg
Measurements: 
32 x 20 x 38 cm when folded
Price: From $399, buy from Pupsik Studio
Storage basket: Holds up to 4kg
Suitable from birth onwards? No

The most compact and feather-light stroller in the world is the aptly named GB Pockit+ Stroller. It’s a lightweight 5.6kg and only measures 32 x 20 x 38 cm when folded! When in action on city streets, you can push with one hand while holding your latte (we all know coffee holders are one of the baby items you don’t need to buy). When you’re ready to go on that next family holiday, this pram can be folded in two easy steps and popped in your handbag. It’s also self-standing when folded, making it easy to prop next to the table when out at your local cafe. We love this stroller!
Price: From $399, buy from Pupsik Studio

Zen mode from birth onwards

Babyzen YoYo+

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From newborn to toddler to neat compact package, the Babyzen Yoyo’s giving us plenty of reasons to smile.

Weight: 6.2kg
Measurements:52 x 44 x 18 cm
 when folded
Price: From $809, buy from First Few Years
Storage basket: Holds up to 2kg
Suitable from birth onwards?
 Yes

Another stellar super-light pram we’ve got our eyes on is the Babyzen Yoyo+. Weighing 6.2kg and measuring 52 x 44 x 18 cm when folded, it’s small enough to fit snugly into an overhead cabin locker. Thanks to its reclining function, it’s suitable for use from birth. It can also be parent-facing and machine-washable for the inevitable baby and toddler spills. Here’s the best part: push and fold with one hand! Now if that won’t have you channeling Zen vibes, nothing will. We also love that this pram comes with options for a bassinet attachment and car seat adaptors!
Price: From $809, buy from First Few Years

The classic, affordable umbrella stroller

Maclaren

Weight: 5kg
Measurements: 
26 x 25 x 104 cm when folded
Price: From $490, buy from Little Baby
Storage basket: Oversized shopping basket
Suitable from birth onwards?
 Yes

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The Maclaren is the quintessential British buggy. Just perfect for all terrains…

We know from personal experience that the Maclaren Quest is the perfect buggy to keep in the car for that quick trip to the shops. We’re always travelling with a kid entourage, and this pram wins points for being super-easy to open, close and use (my five-year-old is chief pram-pusher). Recline the seat with one click of the hand when your kiddo needs some shut-eye. The only downside to mention is that the dual handles means the Maclaren can’t be pushed single handedly. But, this is outweighed by the fact it is 5kg light.
Price: From $490, buy from Little Baby

A sturdy stroller for mini-jetsetters

Baby Jogger City Tour

 

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Weight: 7.55kg
Measurements: 45 x 22 x 56 cm
Price: From $299, buy from Pupsik
Storage basket: 7kg
Suitable from birth onwards?
 Yes

Towards the bigger end of the compact pram market (at 7.55kg) is the Baby Jogger City Tour. The BEST feature of this nimble pram is the one-hand, quick-fold technology – all you have to do is pull a strap with one hand and it folds itself. Voila! We’re also fans of the quick-flick brake and the auto-lock for easy storage. It’s also a great choice for taller parents, with the adjustable handle. Despite the name, it’s not a jogging pram, but it does have a robust set of wheels for more rugged tracks.
Price: From $299, buy from Pupsik

Li’l lightweight wonders

Aprica Magical Air

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The Aprica is both light and does it all, what more could you ask?

Weight: 2.9kg
Measurements: 44.5 x 31.5 x 95 cm when folded
Price: From $359, buy from Little Baby
Storage basket: smaller storage basket space
Suitable from birth onwards? Yes

Don’t be fooled by the Aprica Magical Air’s small frame. It may only weigh 2.9kg, but can carry up to five times its weight (15kg). Suitable for little ones from seven months up to three years old, the Magical Air is a no frills, no-fuss stroller with multi reclining positions and a one-hand fold.
Price: From $359, buy from Little Baby

Combi F2 Plus

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At only 3.9kg, the Combi F2 Plus is almost lighter than a feather!

Weight: 3.9kg
Measurements: 49 x 38 x 89 cm when folded
Price: From $229, buy from Isetan
Storage basket: smaller storage basket space
Suitable from birth onwards? Yes

Weighing 3.9kg, this sleek stroller from Combi is aptly named the featherlight and can hold up to 15kg. The breathable mesh seat, reclining backrest and stroller canopy will ensure your little one has a comfy ride. While it may not be the most spacious stroller in the market, its lightweight, one-hand compact fold and one-handed steering definitely makes for easy travelling.
Price: From $229, buy from Isetan

Joie PACT LITE

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Joie is a pram you can carry on the plane and still have room for the diaper bag.

Weight: 5.5kg
Measurements: 54 x 26 cm when folded
Price: From $279, buy from Aprisin
Storage basket: roomy storage basket space
Suitable from birth onwards? Yes

Equipped with a handy shoulder strap, the Pact Lite (5.5kg) is suitable for newborns up to 15kg. Its flat reclining seat and bumper bar allows little ones to catch some zzz’s in a comfy and safe ride. Frequent fliers will love the one-hand compact trifold (54 x 26cm when folded), plus it comes with a full-size shopping basket under the seat. Score!
Price: From $279, buy from Aprisin

Best for snoozing

Iris M-Air Cybex

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Being stylish, manoeuvrable and lightweight isn’t the only 3-in-1 system the Iris Cybex supports.

Weight: 3.9kg
Measurements: 97 x 58 x 1060 mm
Price: From $799 (infant car seat and carrycot not included), buy from Mothercare
Storage basket: large storage basket space
Suitable from birth onwards? Yes

The Iris M-Air Cybex is a 3-in-1 system that can fit an infant car seat, toddler seat or carrycot, plus it has plenty of space below to stash extra stuff. The little one can snooze on-the-go with the reversible and reclinable seat (that all can happen with one hand!), and the pram can be folded to half its size and left in a free-standing position for easy transport or storage. Smaller and thinner wheels make it easy to manoeuvre through narrow streets, while the all-wheel suspension ensures a smooth ride. It’s also made from high-quality rubber wheels which promise to never puncture or flatten.
Price: From $799 (infant car seat and carrycot not included), buy from Mothercare

Compact size, big buggy features

Mountain Buggy Nano Travel Stroller v2

The Mountain Buggy Nano is a sturdy, yet compact option for us city dwellers. Photography: @agnessgal via Instagram

Weight: 5.9kg
Measurements:
56 x 31 x 52 cm
Price:From $429, buy from Pupsik Studio
Storage basket: small storage basket space
Suitable from birth onwards? Yes

Mountain Buggy prams are synonymous with longevity and safety. The compact Mountain Buggy Nano is no exception. Measuring a compact 56cm x 31cm x 52cm when closed, this little pocket rocket is perfect for times when you want a compact stroller with the functionality of a big pram. It’s got a one-handed fold feature, a shoulder strap for easy carrying and car seat adaptors mean that this is the perfect pram to go from taxi to pavement.
Price: From $429, buy from Pupsik Studio

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