FAQ Taxi with car seats

The most common Questions we get and Answers

Athens, Greece

Q:Do I need a car seat in a taxi in Greece?

A:Greece's car seat law makes it mandatory for a child under 12 years of age and 135 cm in height to use a car seat which may be a booster cushion, booster, rear-facing, or forward-facing car seat. 

Taxis are not obligated to have or provide a baby car seat, so to keep your child safe, make sure that you travel in a ride that has a car seat.

You can find taxis with car seats in Athens, Greece, on Taxi Bambino.

 

Q:Can you put a baby car seat in a taxi?

A:Yes, you can put a baby car seat in a taxi just as you would have done if you were to ride in your car. 

Note that in Greece, taxi drivers are not required to have or provide a baby car seat, but some taxi companies can provide one upon request. 

When you book a ride, ensure that you order a taxi that has a baby car seat available for use or find one that can safely accommodate a car seat for the safety and comfort of your child.

 

Q:How do you travel with a baby in a taxi?

A:In Athens, Greece, it is essential to note that taxis are not obligated to have or provide a baby car seat. So, to keep your baby safe, follow these guidelines:

  •  Be aware of the car seat law, which requires toddlers younger than 12 years old or 135 cm tall to use an appropriate child safety seat while riding in a car.

  • Book a taxi with a baby car seat available for use, or find one that can safely accommodate a car seat.

  • Finally, keep your child occupied during the ride. This will help to keep them calm and safe.

 

Q:What is the law on child seats in taxis?

A:The law in Athens, Greece, requires children under 135 cm in height and 12 years or younger to use a car seat which may be a booster cushion, booster, rear-facing or forward-facing car seat.

Taking children younger than the age of 12 on a trip in the front seat or in the back seat without an accepted child seat can attract a fine as high as 350 Euros.

You can find more information on the law on child seats in Greece right here.

 

Dublin, Ireland

Q:Do Dublin taxis have car seats?

A:Some taxis do have child safety seats installed. However, there are taxis driving in Dublin that do not have car seats. And this is because the law on car seats in Ireland does not make it a legal requirement for taxis to have car seats.

 

Q:Can you put a baby car seat in a taxi?

A:Yes, you can.

The law in Ireland requires babies to travel in an approved baby car seat. However, taxis don't need to have baby car seats in Dublin. 

Taxis in Dublin that don't have a baby car seat can allow you to install a booster seat if you provide one that is suitable for your child's age and weight.

Nevertheless, this does not imply that you should bring your child's car seats to Dublin. You can find taxis with car seats in Dublin, Ireland, on Taxi Bambino.

Q:What is the law on child seats in taxis?

A:The law on child seats in Dublin, Ireland, requires children under 150 cm in height and 36kg or lower in weight to use an approved child safety seat while traveling in a vehicle.

This same law does not apply to taxis in Dublin, Ireland. So when you travel with your kids, ensure that you book a ride with a child seat.

A child younger than the age of three can be carried in the back seat of a taxi by an adult wearing a seatbelt. Children older than age three do not require a car seat, but must be buckled up in the back seat.

 

Brussels, Belgium

Q:Can you put a baby car seat in a taxi?

A:Yes, you can.

In Brussels, Belgium, the law requires babies to travel in an approved baby car seat.

However, taxis don't need to have baby car seats.

As a parent with a child, you may need to bring your own, or instead, you can free yourself from the hassle and find taxis with a baby car seat on Taxi Bambino.

 

Q:What is the law on child seats in taxis?

A:The law on child seats in Brussels, Belgium, requires children under 135 cm in height, 18 years or younger, and weighing between 29 pounds and 79 pounds to sit in the back or front seat of a vehicle and be secured in an appropriate child safety seat.

Taxis generally are exempted from the law on child seats.

Children can commute in the front seat of a taxi using a rear-facing child restraint with the airbag deactivated.

It is the child's parent/guardian's responsibility to fit the child seat in a car. Traveling with children 18 years or younger and weighing between 29 and 79 pounds without putting the kid in a child seat or booster will result in a fine of 174 Euros.

You can find more information on the law on child seats in Brussels, Belgium right here.

 

Munich, Germany

Q:Can you put a baby car seat in a taxi?

A:Sure, you can. 

German laws require taxis to have a baby car seat available. However, not every taxi in Munich would have one.

As a parent with a child, you should have a car seat available to use in a taxi for your child's safety and comfort, especially if you are in Germany on vacation.

 

Q:What is the law on child seats in taxis?

A:German law on child seats requires children under 150 cm in height, 12 years or younger, and weighing between 20 and 79 pounds to use an approved child safety seat or booster when riding in a car.

This same law does apply to taxis riding within the city of Munich. So when you travel with your kids, ensure that the taxi has an approved child seat.

You can also carry little children in the front seat in taxis as long as the child uses a child restraint with the airbag deactivated.

Traveling with children in the front seat or the back seat without a child seat or booster can attract a fine of 30 Euros.

 

Q:Are car seats required in Germany?

A:Yes, they are.

German law on car seats requires children under 150cm in height, 12 years or younger, and weighing between 20 pounds and 79 pounds to use an approved child safety seat or booster when riding in a car.

Traveling with children in the front seat or the back seat without an approved child restraint will result in a 30 Euro fine.

Q:Are taxis safe in Munich?

A:Yes, they are.

However, you can't always be sure of the kind of driver whose cab you may enter with your child. It is best to book from a taxi booking company with drivers that are reliable, safe, and keep to speed limits.

You can find professional and courteous taxi drivers that have baby car seats on Taxi Bambino.

 

Budapest, Hungary

Q:Do you need a car seat in Budapest?

A:Yes, you do, if you have kids in your company.

The car seat law in Budapest, Hungary, requires children under 150cm in height, 12 years or younger, and weighing between 29 pounds and 79 pounds to sit in the back or front seat of a vehicle and be secured in an appropriate child safety seat whether traveling in a private or public vehicle.

Q:Can you put a baby car seat in a taxi?

A:Sure, you can. Although taxis in Budapest are not mandated to carry car seats, and many of them do not.

You should have a car seat available to use in a taxi for your child's safety and comfort. 

Also, suppose you are caught traveling with an infant without using an appropriate baby car seat. In that case, it will result in a fine of HUF 10,000 within residential areas and HUF 20,000 if outside of residential areas. If you are caught on the motorways and expressways, this will incur a fine of HUF 30,000.

You can avoid such uncomfortable situations by using taxis from Taxi Bambino.

 

Q:How do you travel with a baby in a taxi?

A:The best way to travel with a baby in a taxi is to use a car seat. This way, the baby is safe and secure, and you can still enjoy the ride.

Car law in Budapest, Hungary requires that babies travel in the back seat using an approved car seat if they are under 150 cm in height, 12 years or younger, and weighing between 29 pounds and 79 pounds. 

When commuting with a baby in a taxi, there are a few things to note for child safety and comfort:

  • Babies up to 15 months old and weighing 29 lbs. must ride in rear-facing car seats.

  • Children up to 4 years and weighing 40 lbs. must ride in forward-facing car seats.

  • Children up to 12 years and weighing 79 lbs. and 150 cm in height must use a booster seat or a booster Cushion.

 

Q:What is the law on child seats in taxis?

A:The law in Budapest, Hungary, requires children under 150cm in height, 12 years or younger, and weighing between 29 pounds and 79 pounds to sit in the back using an approved child safety seat when riding in a car. 

A child may sit in the front seat however the child must use a UN R44/R129 approved child restraint.

Children younger than three can travel in a taxi without a child seat or seat belt, but the child must be seated only on the back seat, while children aged 3 years or older can travel without a child seat if they wear an adult seat belt.

Taxis generally are exempted from the law on child seats.

You can find more information on the law on child seats in Budapest, Hungary right here.

Copenhagen, Denmark

Q:Can you put a baby car seat in a taxi?

A:Yes, you can.

Car seat laws in Denmark do not make it mandatory for taxis to have a baby car seat. If you intend to ride a taxi with a toddler, and a child seat is not available, your child can be allowed to travel but will be seated in the back seat.

However, it is not safe and not recommended to ride with an infant without using a baby car seat.

You can put a baby car seat in a taxi that does not have it installed or use Taxi Bambino instead. The taxi service can provide you with a taxi with car seats for the safety of your children.

 

Q:Is child seat mandatory in Denmark?

A:Danish law on child seats is straightforward and rational. When traveling in a car, children must be secured in an approved child safety seat or booster cushion. The booster or booster cushion must be appropriate for the child's age, height, and weight.

Although child seats are mandatory in Denmark, taxis are not required by law to have child seats.

Q:What is the law on child seats in taxis?

A:Danish law on child seats requires children under 135 cm in height, 12 years or younger, and

weighing between 29 pounds and 79 pounds to travel in the back seat using an appropriate child safety seat when riding in a car.

This same law does not apply to taxis riding within the city of Copenhagen, Denmark. So when you travel with your kids, ensure that you book a ride with a child seat.

Children can sit in the front as long as the approved child restraint is used with the airbag deactivated.

Traveling with children in the back of a car without using a child seat will attract a fine of DKK 2,000 + clip. If the child is in a rear-facing car seat with an active front airbag the fine is DK 1,000.

It is the driver's duty to make sure that every child below the age of 15 in their car uses a car seat or seat belt.

 

Q:Is there Uber in Copenhagen?

A:Uber does not operate in Copenhagen due to the new law requiring ride-sharing app drivers to convert their vehicles to taxis in Denmark. 

Thankfully there is Taxi Bambino, a taxi booking service that can provide parents and their kids with a safe ride with car seats in Copenhagen.

Kraków, Poland

Q:Can you put a baby car seat in a taxi?

A:Yes, you can.

The law on car seats in Kraków, Poland requires children under 150 cm and 12 years or younger to sit only in the back using an approved baby car seat when riding in a car.

But the same law does not make it mandatory for taxis to use car seats in Kraków, Poland.

For your child's safety, it is recommended that you bring a child seat or book a taxi that has a baby car seat available for use.

You can find taxis with car seats on Taxi Bambino.

 

Q:How do you travel with a baby in a taxi?

A:Car laws in Kraków, Poland, require that babies travel in the back seat using an approved car seat. 

When commuting with a baby in a taxi, there are things that you need to consider for the safety of your child:

  • Babies up to 12 months old and weighing 29 lbs. must ride in rear-facing car seats.

  • Children up to 4 years and weighing 40 lbs. must ride in forward-facing car seats.

  • Children up to 12 years, 79 lbs. in weight and 150 cm in height must use a Booster or Booster Cushion.

 

Q:What is the law on child seats in taxis?

A:The law on child seats in Kraków, Poland requires children under 150 cm in height, 12 years or younger, and weighing between 29 pounds and 79 pounds to sit in the back and be secured in a seat belt adapted to their size or use an appropriate child safety seat when riding in a taxi.

Children can be allowed to commute in the front seat of a taxi provided the child uses a rear-facing child restraint system and the airbag of the front seat is deactivated.

Traveling with children who are not secured in a child seat or booster will attract a fine of PLN 150, plus 6 penalty points. 

The driver will also be penalized if the child is in a rear-facing car seat with an active front airbag.

Warsaw, Poland

Q:Can you put a baby car seat in a taxi?

A:Yes, you can.

The law on car seats in Poland requires children under 150 cm in height and 12 years or younger to sit only in the back using an approved baby car seat when riding in a car.

But the same law does not make it mandatory for taxis to use car seats in Warsaw, Poland.

For your child's safety, it is recommended that you bring a child seat or book a taxi that has a baby car seat available for use.

You can find taxis with car seats on Taxi Bambino.

 

Q:What is the law on child seats in taxis?

A:According to Polish law on child seats, a child under 12 and less than 150 cm in height must have an appropriate car seat or car restraint.

The law on seat belts is not for children alone, as long as you are a passenger traveling by car, you are obligated to fasten your seat belts whether you are sitting in front or at the back. 

Although it is not mandatory for taxis to have a child seat, transporting a passenger with a child without using a booster cushion or seat belts adapted for the child's size will attract a fine of PLN 150. 

Also, 6 penalty points will be given. The driver will also be penalized If the child is in a rear-facing car seat with an active front airbag.

How much is taxi from Warsaw airport to city center?

Airport transfer by taxi is the most comfortable, and fastest way to get to the city center. It takes about 20-30 minutes and the taxi fare from Warsaw Airport to the city center is around €10-12€. 

Please note that the prices and travel time aren't fixed and they will depend on traffic and your final destination.

 

Frankfurt, Germany

Q:Do German taxis have car seats?

A:Some taxis in Frankfurt, Germany do have child safety seats installed. But some taxis riding in this city do not have car seats. And so it is advisable to book a taxi that has a child seat available or bring one to use in a taxi for the safety of your child.

Drivers who don't have a car seat will not allow you to ride in their taxis if you have a toddler with you.

Can you put a baby car seat in a taxi?

Yes, you can.

German law does not permit traveling in cars with kids without using an approved child safety seat when riding in a car.

The only way to travel with your kid in Frankfurt is to put a car seat in a taxi.

However, this does not mean you should travel to Frankfurt with your baby car seats. Some taxis in Frankfurt have car seats, and Taxi Bambino can help you arrange such taxis to make the trip safe for your little ones.

Q:How do you travel with a baby in a taxi?

A:German law on child seats requires children under 150cm in height, 12 years or younger, and weighing between 20 pounds and 79 pounds to use an approved child safety seat or booster when riding in a car. 

When traveling with a baby in a taxi, there are a few things to keep in mind.

  • Make sure that the taxi has an approved baby car seat or bring yours.

  • Make sure that the taxi has a mirror so that you can monitor your child from the front seat.

 

Q:What is the law on child seats in taxis?

A:According to German law, children up to 12 years of age or younger who are less than 1.5 meters (59 inches) and weighing between 20 pounds and 79 pounds are required to ride in an accepted car seat or booster.

These laws apply to riding in taxis with children in them as well, so therefore, if you plan to visit Frankfurt, Germany on vacation, it would be wise to bring your own seat for a very young child.

Traveling with children in the front seat or in the back seat without a child seat or booster can attract a fine of 30 Euros in Frankfurt, Germany.

 

Stockholm, Sweden

Q:Can you put a baby car seat in a taxi?

A:Yes, you can.

The law on car seats in Stockholm, Sweden, requires taxis to have car seats, and children under 135 cm in height, 12 years or younger, weighing between 29 pounds and 79 pounds, can only ride using an approved baby car seat.

Some taxis in Stockholm, Sweden, do not have baby car seats and so such taxis will not transport you to avoid being fined.

As a parent with a child in Stockholm, you can bring your baby car seat or use taxis with seat belts in the back seats, such as those in the taxi fleet in Taxi Bambino.

Q:What is the law on child seats in taxis?

A:Swedish law on child seats requires children under 135 cm in height and 12 years or younger to travel only using a baby car seat, child car seat, booster seat, or booster cushion when riding in a car.

This same law applies to taxis riding within the city of Stockholm. So when you travel with your kids, ensure that you book a ride with a child seat.

Children younger than three years old are not allowed to travel if they do not have child safety seats, with the exception of short-distance taxi riding and in this case, the child must not travel in the front seat.

Children aged three or older who are shorter than 135 centimeters are not permitted to travel in vehicles without using a child safety seat. Short-distance rides are allowed, but the toddler must wear a seatbelt whenever possible and not ride in the front seat of a passenger automobile or light truck.

Q:Are there taxis in Stockholm?

A:Yes, there are more than 5,500 taxis to select from in Stockholm, including ride-sharing apps. However, prices are not regulated and could be quite expensive compared to other means of moving around. 

Prices range between 290 – 390 SEK (€28-38). 

You can find safe, reliable, and affordable taxis on Taxi Bambino.