Nuna now has two infant car seat options that can be installed without the base using the vehicle’s seat belt: the PIPA and PIPA RX. … This is a helpful feature if you frequently fly or travel by taxi, since you can leave the base at home if needed and still safely secure the car seat in the vehicle or airplane!
Can you put a car seat in without the base?
Typically, you don’t need the base to properly use your car seat — it’s just a convenience. To install without the base, just thread the seat belt through the grooves on the side of the seat and tighten in the same manner as above.
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.
When should I install the car seat during pregnancy?
Plan to have the car seat at least 3 weeks before your due date so you will have time to install it correctly and learn how to buckle the baby in safely.
Is the Nuna PIPA worth it?
They unanimously gave the car seat very good ratings for quality and ease of use. While it’s on the higher end of price points for infant car seats, our editors and parent testers felt the lightweight, durable Nuna Pipa is worth it given the quality, ease of installation and use, and comfort for little ones.
Which Nuna Pipa does not need a base?
The Nuna PIPA, PIPA RX and PIPA Lite RX can be installed without the base. Three of the four Lite models—the PIPA Lite, PIPA Lite R and PIPA Lite LX—always require the base for installation, as the car seats do not include guides for installing with a seatbelt.
Will the Nuna PIPA fit in my car?
Yes. The PIPA base fits in most vehicles without issue. … If it becomes too difficult to install with Lower Anchor, we recommend using the vehicle’s seat belt to achieve a secure install.
How long can I use Nuna PIPA?
As an infant car seat, the Nuna PIPA is designed to be used until your child is approximately age 1. If you plan to keep this infant car seat for other children as well, the PIPA will last 7 years before reaching its expiration.