Baby Car Seat Accessories Guide

Once you’ve found the car seat that’s right for you and your baby it’s time to think about which baby car seat accessories you may need to fit the needs of your family. Whether you’re in need of a car seat adapter to fit your pushchair, a raincover to keep your little one protected or a car seat travel kit for road trips with the family, we’ve got you covered here at Direct4Baby.

Travelling with a baby can be stressful at the best of times, even more so when you have to consider how a car seat will adapt to fit your pushchair, your cars adaptors and more. As a parent, your aim is to have a practical and trustworthy travel system that allows for seamless travelling with your little one - but suitable car seat accessories often go overlooked when it comes to deciding on which car seat is best for your family.

Here at Direct4Baby, we understand how complicated this process can be, so we’ve taken the necessary steps to make it simple for parents to browse through car seats, travel system and car seat accessories. Including quality products from leading baby brands such as, Cybex, Egg, Joie, Maxi Cosi, Bugaboo and many more, you’re sure to find the perfect baby car seats and accessories to make travelling with a baby a breeze at Direct4Baby. Keep reading as we walk you through our guide to reliable, high-quality car seat accessories to invest in.

Silver Cross Car Seat Travel Kit (RRP £65.00)

Silver Cross Car Seat Travel Kit

Travelling with your baby is made easy with the Silver Cross Travel Kit that includes all of your car seat essentials in one convenient bundle. When travelling in the car with your baby, it’s often top priority to ensure your children are as comfortable as they can possibly be throughout their journey, and one way to achieve this is to use invest in a full accessory bundle. Including a stick on sunshade to protect your baby from the harsh sun rays, baby mirrors and more - this bundle is perfect for those looking to invest in products designed to make road trips a breeze.

Better yet, Silver Cross’ range of car seat accessories are easy to use, from the stick on shades that offer UPF 50+ protection and stick firmly onto your car windows to protect your baby from the sun, to an in-car baby mirror that is easy-to-fit to all car models - these accessories give parents the convenience of keeping an eye on your baby when they’re in a rear-facing position and allows you clear visibility of them whilst driving.

Some parents also have worries about how the car seat can affect the interior of the car, which is where the Silver Cross Car Seat Protector comes in handy. This car seat cover, included in the Silver Cross Travel Kit provides an added layer of protection between baby’s car seat and your car's interior in order to prevent any damage from scuffs, spills or general wear and tear.

All three of these car seat travel kit essentials are compatible with all car seat brands so that you can enjoy the benefits of these items no matter which car seat you choose. Browse our full car seat and travel system collection to find the right car seat and car seat accessories for you.

Maxi Cosi Infant Carrier Raincover (£20.80)

Maxi Cosi Infant Carrier Raincover

Stay sheltered from the rain with the Maxi Cosi Infant Carrier Raincover - the perfect solution for adventuring outside on rainy days. The transparent, wipeable plastic cover allows you clear visibility of your baby whilst keeping them protected from the elements. It’s easy to fit to a number of models including the Pebble Plus, Pebble, CabrioFix and Citi infant carriers, which benefit from a compact design, making it the perfect travel accessory for parents so that you’re always prepared for unexpected rain showers.

It features a small opening in the front which can be opened and closed to allow for ventilation and easy access to tend to your child when needed, and overall, is a great addition to your car seat accessory collection to make travelling with your baby a breeze.

Bugaboo Cameleon Car Seat Adaptors (£45.95)

Bugaboo Cameleon Car Seat AdaptorsBugaboo Cameleon Car Seat Adaptors

The Bugaboo Cameleon car seat adaptor allows you to easily transfer your car seat from car to pushchair with one simple click. The Bugaboo adapters provide safe and easy connection between car seat and pushchair to create a handy travel system. Perfect for parents on-the-go who need a quick and hassle free solution to getting your baby from car to stroller with minimum disturbance.

Compatible with many leading brand car seats including, BeSafe, Cybex, Maxi-Cosi, Bebe and more, this adaptor is a great all-round choice for parents. If you’re interested in seeing what other car seat adapters are available, particularly if your existing car seat model doesn’t feature in our list above, shop the full collection on the Direct4Baby website to find the right car seat adapter for you.

Cybex Car Seat Cup Holder (£29.95)


Cybex Car Seat Cup Holder

If you’re looking for a convenient way to quickly access your baby’s bottle on long car journeys, this practical Cybex cup holder allows you to keep drinks close to your little one whilst travelling. The flexible inner lining helps to keep a solid grip on drinks, keeping them safe from spilling and firmly in place whilst driving. This car seat cup holder also allows parents easy access, without having to stop and dig through bags to find what you need.

This cup holder is perfect for when your child is slightly older too, and has more autonomy as it allows them easy access to get the drink themselves without you needing to stop the car and help. Simply attach the cup holder to any Cybex car seat before heading out for peace of mind and a more convenient car journey for all.

Ready to go with your new car seat accessories?

Now that you’re aware of all the handy car seat accessory options you have, you’re ready to start preparing for car journeys with your little one! If you have any questions regarding which car seat, travel system or car seat accessories are right for you, get in touch with our friendly team of professionals here at Direct4Baby and we will be more than happy to help.