Can a small child travel without a child seat?
At Cabify we always respect the law. Most countries’ laws state that if a child is under a certain height (usually 1.35cm), they must ride in a Child Retention System placed in the rear of the vehicle.
Don’t worry, you’ll just need to select a Cabify Baby (available in Chile and Portugal) or Cabify Kids (Spain only) when you order your car, and message the driver specifying what type of child seat you need.
- In Cabify we have Child Retention Systems according to the size and weight of the minor (groups 0, 1, 2 or 3). Request it in your message to the driver (see "Can I send a message to the driver?")
- Remember that the first chair is FREE, and that there will be a cost for each additional Child Restraint System (check specific country info below). The additional system amount will be added to your trip invoice once it has been made and verified by our team.
- In the case of requesting a retention system in immediate requests, Cabify, Cabify can not guarantee that the vehicle has a chair, or that if it does, that it will be of the requested Group.
- To request more than one retention system or Maxicosi (Group 0), the request must be made at least 6 hours in advance, up to a maximum of 3 seats per journey.
- Finally, don’t forget that seats in Group 0 or Group 0 + have to be placed in the opposite direction of travel.
Follow these tips and all the family can enjoy the ride with Cabify.
Additional regional information
- In Argentina law requires that children under 12 or under 1.20 metres should travel in the rear seats of the vehicle and should always be accompanied by a responsible adult.
- In Colombia we do not currently provide a child seat service.
- We do not currently offer this service in Panama.
- You will be charged a 4€ supplement for a second seat or for a Group 0 seat.
- All Cabify Kids vehicles include Group 1-2-3 child seats free of charge. Unfortunately, it's no longer possible to request a Group 0 (Maxicosi) or a second child seat.
- In Chile, Cabify Baby drivers carry 2 child seats, one for 0-7 years/0-25kg, and another 6-12 years/9-39 kgs. However, it depends on the capacity of the vehicle as to whether two child seats can be used at once. This service is without additional cost.