The final way to install the Chicco KeyFit 30 is without the base. This method is particularly beneficial when traveling! To install the KeyFit 30 without the base, place the carrier portion on the seat with the foot end facing the rear of the vehicle.
Can a carseat be used without the base?
Clearly it’s preferred to use your infant car seat with the base, but if you’re traveling with baby, it’s much safer to use your seat without the base than to not use a car seat at all. Do ensure that your seat CAN actually be installed without a base.
Which infant car seats can be used without a base?
Every infant seat in the US (except the Nuna Pipa LITE & LITE LX) can be installed without the base. The vehicle’s seat belt will take one of two paths around the infant seat – an American or European belt path.
Can you use Evenflo car seat without base?
Some autobase-type models, such as the Evenflo Port About™, can be used without their base, making it easy to use the car seat in more than one car.
Do all infant car seats need a base?
No. Safety 1st infant car seat bases are a convenience accessory, not a safety requirement for installation of the car seat. … Please see your model-specific car seat owner’s manual for proper installation without the base.
Can you buy car seat bases separately?
You can buy extra bases.
If your little one will be a regular rider in more than one vehicle (your partner’s car, or a caregiver’s or grandparent’s car), you can buy additional bases — which is much less expensive than having to buy a whole extra car seat.