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The RideSafer Travel Vest with Take-Along Travels with Baby guidebook
Win a blue size small RideSafer travel vest with Take-Along Travels with Baby tips guidebook!

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How would a RideSafer travel vest help your family in its upcoming travels?

If you’re not already familiar with the RideSafer travel vest:

The RideSafer Travel Vest meets or exceeds FMVSS 213 for use in motor vehicles (please note it is not certified for use in aircraft). Use size SMALL with children approximately 3 to 6 years old who weigh 30 to 60 lbs. and are 34 to 52 inches tall. You can see more pictures of it in use and read about my experiences using the vest in our families travels here.

Want to win one for yourself? I’m giving away one size small blue RideSafer travel vest (just like the one here) in one week, along with a copy of Take-Along Travels with Baby: Hundreds of Tips to Help During Travel with Your Baby, Toddler, and Preschooler! Both were created to help make travel with kids a whole lot easier. Just share your comment below to enter to win the RideSafer travel vest sweepstakes, sponsored by your good friend, the author. ;-)  

First, be sure to read the guidelines:

No purchase necessary to enter to win. Simply post your comment below saying why you want to win the travel vest and tips guidebook to enter to win the RideSafer travel vest and guidebook sweepstakes.  Must be a legal U.S. resident 18 years or older. Contest closes Tuesday, June 19, 2012, at midnight PST. Winner will be chosen at random from the comments below and contacted via the email address included in the comment form (not public). Winner has until midnight Friday, June 22, 2012 to claim prize via return email or else forfeits, in which case a second winner will be selected. One entry per reader, please. Odds of winning determined by number of entries received. By entering your name, email address, and comment in the form below you agree with these terms and conditions.

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Shelly Rivoli

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37 Responses to Win a RideSafer travel vest and Take-Along Travels with Baby tips pocket guide!

  1. Shelli Johnsom says:

    I would love to win a RideSafer travel vest and tips guide book. We travel several times a year, and this would make life so much easier!

  2. I would like to win this particularly for her grandmother who has been thinking about purchasing a carseat but really cannot afford one. This is a good alternative. I won’t take up a lot of space in her car and will provide us with easier access to use her car as needed. Really hope I win!


  3. Angelique Smith says:

    This vest would be perfect for my family as we’re moving abroad and will spend lots of time on airplanes with two little ones and all the baggage that entails. Thanks for the great blog!

  4. Mariza Kim says:

    I would love to win so I don’t have to take the car seat on our next trip to ensure the safety of my child.

  5. Lyn Sheehan says:

    We would love to win the vest and Travels with Baby guidebook! With a four and two year old in tow, traveling can be pretty crazy and down right stressful! It would make traveling a lot easier if we didn’t have to lug around a car seat! Plus, I could really use some tips for making our travels go more smoothly with the little ones and I’m sure the guidebook would be a lifesaver in that department. I’m crossing my fingers that we will win so I can use both of these for our upcoming summer trip to Oregon!

  6. Michelle says:

    We love to travel and the vest would be such a great alternative to carrying a booster seat with us!

  7. Deanne says:

    I need this for our summer travels!

  8. I would love to use the RideSafer travel vest on our upcoming travels in Asia with our three year old! Traveling safely on the highways is one of my biggest concerns. Plus I would love to read all your tips in the Take Along Travels with Baby book.

  9. Mark says:

    I want to win the travel vest and tips guidebook for our travel needs.

  10. Wendy says:

    Yes, PLEASE! Both would be perfect! We already have your first book – we registered for it when we were pregnant with our first! It’s helped us to travel with her and now our son, too. We’re headed to Austria and Slovakia for three weeks and this would be SO much easier than a car seat!!! Thanks for all the great tips and for inspiring so many to keep on traveling!

  11. Jessica Sawyers says:

    I would love to win a vest. We often have to get rides from other people and the vest helps very much to fit in to tight spaces. We borrowed from a friend a while ago and it was very helpful for fitting a 3-across in whatever car we were borrowing. Thanks for this great giveaway.

  12. Megan says:

    This would make our life so much easier. My fiance and his boys live in England and we travel back and forth a lot. This would make our lives so much easier because we wouldn’t have to buy extra seats or lug seats across the ocean.

  13. Erica Marx says:

    Okay, I may be ahead of myself here because as I write this I am 9.25 months pregnant so future-travelling baby has yet to be BORN, but all I want to do with him is travel! So I love this website and frequently share ideas with other friends with slightly older (ie. out of the womb) children. If we won the vest, it would get some good community use until baby grows into it!

  14. Beth H says:

    I would love to win for my 4 year old because I’m expecting again and don’t want to travel with 2 car seats!

  15. Lacey says:

    I would love to win the Ridesafer travel vest for my son to keep in his backpack. I have health issues that put me in the hospital from time to time. If my son had this with him, it would make a world of difference when it comes to someone else having to pick him up from school in the event of me being in the hospital. This has happened before and the person had no other choice but to pick him up with out anything. That scares me to death because my son is so tiny for his age.

  16. Crystal says:

    I would like to win a RSTV it would make traveling with my 3 small children much easier

  17. Rachael Rensink says:

    This would be fantastic! I’d love to win the travel vest. I work for an airline but don’t get to travel much anymore because I have a 1 yr old and a 3 yr old and Traveling with 2 car seats is just too hard. And to have a toddler travel tips guide would be great since we want to start planning our next family vacation in Italy!

  18. Stefani says:

    I would love to
    Win this as I travel with my 2 year old son alot and Thais would definately make airport travel less hectic!!

  19. Jessica Adams says:

    I would LOVE to win one of these! As a foster parent I have to be ready to fit any age of child, this would be perfect and would take up so much less room in my car!!

  20. Laura Jess says:

    I would love to win this for my youngest son to use during our family vacation to NYC!

  21. Linda says:

    This vest would make our trip to the UK later this Summer a breeze. We’re spending time in multiple cities and the thought of dragging the carseat around on planes and trains between rental cars is daunting.

    We travel a lot and would also welcome the book on tips to make our trips easier – and more fun for our daughter!

  22. Kim says:

    This would be great for my four year old. I would feel better about this than a booster that doesn’t feel secure.

  23. Robin says:

    With a newborn and a 3 year old we are planning a massive trip to India in 3 months. We would find both the rider vest and the tips book useful for the trip and 24 hour journey. Thank you!

  24. Susie says:

    I want one for two reasons:

    1) I’m a car seat tech and have yet to see on in real life and would love to play with it.

    2) I have a friend in the military who gets relocated and this would be awesome for when her daughter gets a little older and will save her the hassle of a full car seat on the plane.

  25. Jessica W says:

    I would love to win this, because we do quite a bit of traveling, and this would come in handy for my 4 year old. We are hoping to go to London this fall for a wedding and this would be perfect for that! I can’t imagine trying to lug our two HUGE seats through the airport, so it would be nice to have something smaller but equally as safe for our sweetie.

  26. Hannah says:

    I would love to win this to keep my son safe in cabs on our vacation this summer (and next!).

  27. Kim Cotton says:

    We are, at this moment, trying to decide between flying direct into a tiny airport on an airline that charges for every single bag, or fly into a major airport with another days drive to get to our destination. Either way, it sounds like the RideSafer vest would help us.

  28. Sarah Phillips says:

    We would love to win a RiderSafe travel vest! We travel frequently and have wanted to test one out with my daughter who is 4. Sounds perfect! And we love your book too!

  29. Suzi says:

    What a fantastic idea! Every time we get in a taxi with our two and a half year old a little nagging voice in the back of my head gives me a bit of a guilt trip about safety – the Ridesafer vest sounds like a brilliant solution, and the book would be an added bonus… who doesn’t need some hints, tips and ideas about travelling with a little one in tow?!

  30. Heidi says:

    I would use this for my 3 yr old for traveling. It would make things much easier.

  31. Sheili G says:

    I’ve love to win the Ridesafer vest because it’s pretty difficult lugging around 2 car seats every time we travel with our two boys (4yo, 1yo) let alone when I go by myself with them. And the guidebook would be wonderful!

  32. Nicole says:

    I would love to win this to keep in the grandparents car. Both sets of grandparents seem to have problems tightening the children properly with the huge car seats we install every time. I’ve even seen the kids not in the harness at all since it was to hard to do. You can imagine my terror when I saw that. The children could do this by themselves with the exception of the buckle. My saving grace!

  33. Abbey says:

    We travel a lot – your book (the “big sister” version) was so helpful when we took our then 10 month old son to Europe. Now, with the birth of our twin girls last fall, things have gotten more complicated! It would be so much simpler to only have to haul the babies’ car seats on our travels this summer…if we could use the vest for our son (who is now 3 1/2), we’d be reducing our car seat load by quite a bit. We can fit 3 across the back seat of our car, but rentals haven’t always worked out as easily. The vest would help us so much!

  34. Nicole says:

    I would love to have a RideSafer vest for traveling–figuring out how to get to and from the airport is often a huge hassle if we can’t take our own car and this would help immensely. Thanks!

  35. Desiree Villanueva says:

    I’d love to win this! We fly often and usually carry two heavy Radians with us. Having one of these would be a great help! It would make traveling by air so much easier!

  36. Beth Beuchotte says:

    With two little ones under 3, this would be a huge help for trips to Grandparents house (via airplane) Always lugging huge cars seats for when we arrive.

  37. Louise Lopez says:

    Hi! We are flying to Italy in a month. This best would be so handy!