International Travel: Toddler, Britax

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Best Car Seat for Overseas Travel

My husband and I will be traveling with our nearly 2-year old daughter overseas this October. Regulations require that she be in an FAA approved car seat. But I'm wondering if anyone has suggestions on the best car seat (i.e. easy to carry, lightweight, etc.). Taking one of the seats we use now in our vehicles seems challenging, as they are bulky and heavy.

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Is Birth Certificate Required for Child's Travel??

I'm thinking about taking a trip with my soon to be 2 year old son. He has never been on an airplane before. I noticed on the airline's website that if the child is under 2 y.o. you don't have to purchase their own seat, but rather can have them sit on a parent's lap. However, the dates of our anticipated travel are 2 weeks after he turns 2. Since we are trying to save some money I was really hoping to not have to purchase a seat for my son. I'm wondering what others experience has been regarding Airlines requesting the child's birth...


Britax Car Seats

Can anyone give their advice/experience regarding the Britax carseats? I am...