Out’n’About in Adelaide

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Jan 052015


When it comes to pram shopping it is generally the mothers who have first say, after all they tend to do most of the pram walks so it is important that they feel happy with their baby’s ride. Unfortunately what’s right for mum is not always comfortable for dad, especially when you differ a lot in size like hip daddy and I who are 30cm apart.

Out'n'About Nipper

A few weeks ago I had a hospital appointment so my lovely hubby took the two littlest girls out for a walk in the city. The Out’n’About Nipper V4 has an adjustable handle that can sit high for tall dads and nice and low for petite mamas, to adjust it you simply push the buttons on either side of the handle bar. We change the handle height all the time when we’re out depending on who is pushing, easy as pie!

Out'n'About Nipper V4

Hubby has been a big fan of the Nipper since we first got ours, he just loves the sporty look and all terrain design. During our European holiday he did a lot of the walking with it without ending up with back pain which is very rare for him!

Out'n'About Nipper Single

The Nipper V4 is light to push even with older children in it, easy to lift (just 9.8kg), small to fold and sturdy to drive on bumpy roads. When we go out for the day and the boot of the car is packed (it usually is, 6 people need a lot of stuff) you can take off the wheels in a flash for an even more compact fold.

Out'n'About Nipper Mojito

As our daughter gets older and cheekier she does sometimes pull/push on the hood so I love that the hood frame is strong and rigid, it keeps the sun hood nicely in place and prevents it from going all floppy and collapse when you hang a muslin shade on it or even temporarily put a spare jacket on top.

If you want to see some more pictures of the Out’n’About Nipper in action or read up on the specs check out our previous Out’n’About posts here and here.

For more information about Out’n’About, to browse the range and to locate a stockist near you visit www.outnabout.com.

Dec 152014


With just a few days of school left most families will be gearing up for a busy two months of holidaying. Whether you are exploring your own town, hitting the beach, camping in the outback, visiting the zoo or a theme park, the Out’n’About Nipper is the perfect smooth ride for your little traveller.

Especially for Hip Little One readers Out’n’About Australia has slashed prices across range, grab a bargain in the ‘Christmas Has Come Early’ Sale

  • Nipper Single Hip Little One Price $449.99 (RRP $649.99, save $200)
  • Nipper Double Hip Little One Price $599.99 (RRP $899.99, save $300)
  • Nipper Sport Hip Little One Price $399.99 (RRP $699.99, save $300)
  • Little Nipper Hip Little One Price $389.99 (RRP $589.99, save $200)

To take advantage of this exclusive offer contact Out’n’About Australia on (02) 8002 3726 to select model/colour of your choice and make payment. Shipping is $30 Australia wide and offer is valid until December 31, 2014.

Out'n'About Nipper

As you know our Out’n’About Nipper was the ideal companion on our European holiday and the new Nipper V4 is turning out to be a fabulous buddy at home too.

Out'n'About Nipper V4

We recently took it on a day out to our local wildlife park where it proved to be worth its weight in gold, it took us up hill, down the paths, across the kangaroo field, on the sandy tracks and over the bumpy footpaths without any effort.

Out'n'About V4

For more information about Out’n’About, to browse the range and to locate a stockist near you visit www.outnabout.com.

Don’t forget about our Out’n’About giveaway, there are only two days left for your chance to win an Out’n’About pram of your choice. If you’re in a hurry you can take a shortcut and enter below:

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Nov 162014


If you are a regular Hip Little One reader you probably read about our 5-week European holiday back in August. We had an amazing time and I posted plenty of hip holiday snaps on the Hip Little One Facebook page sharing our adventures, outfits and our ways of getting around with four young children. Several people asked me how we managed to bring a full size pram on our trip, the answer is simple: Out’n’About.

Nipper V4

Designed in the UK the Out’n’About Nipper Single V4 (RRP $649) is an award-winning all terrain pram that is huge in luxury, quality, comfort and features and small in weight and (folded) size, it is amazing. Weighing in at less than 10kg the Out’n’About Nipper is one of the lightest full size prams available making it the perfect travel companion.

Nipper V4 Mojito GreenThe Out’n’About Nipper Single features a sturdy and lightweight aluminium frame that feels solid and safe, it folds without any effort and all components fit and click in easily showing excellent engineering and high quality materials. I am not usually a big fan of three wheel prams but the Nipper has won me over, in my opinion the best word to describe the Nipper feeling is ‘reliable’ which is exactly what I want from a pram carrying my precious cargo.

Nipper V4 Pedal BrakeThe Nipper has a 5-point safety harness, one pedal break and a comfortable, wipe clean, padded seat that can be adjusted from sitting up to full recline to suit a newborn or a sleeping child. I love that you can recline it slowly (as opposed to ‘clicking’ it into position like many other prams) so your baby will stay asleep, we often took miss Sybbie out for a walk in the pram at night to get her to sleep (horrible jet lag!).

Nipper V4 FoldCompared to other full size prams the Out’n’About Nipper folds down to a surprisingly compact package and when you take off the quick release wheels it’s even smaller, measuring just 48cm x 29cm x 86cm. We travelled to Paris with one week of luggage for six people and a pram in the boot, not bad if you ask me! Unfolded the Nipper V4 is long enough to accommodate older children and slim enough to fit through doorways and shopping aisles.

suspensionThanks to the strong pneumatic tyres and independent rear suspension the Nipper V4 is not to only light to push and gentle on your back, it’s also more comfortable for your little passenger who won’t feel every tiny rock and bump. On our previous holiday we brought a simple umbrella stroller which does the job but it’s nothing compared to the solid, luxurious feel of the Nipper. From the beach to the forest, from the zoo to Disneyland, from the centre of Paris to airports across the globe, it drives smoothly everywhere.

Nipper V4 Handle BarOther important reasons we chose the Nipper Single as our holiday ride is the adjustable handle bar (hubby is 30cm taller than I am) and generous 22kg weight limit. With four children under six there is always someone with tired legs so at times we were swapping pram passengers like it was a game of musical chairs. From our baby to the the oldest two, everyone sat really comfortably and even slept so it’s a perfect buggy for families with  children of different ages.

There are several Out’n’About Accessories available to help create the perfect package for your child and your adventures, e.g. Out’n’About Carrycot, Sun Mesh, Travel Bag, Foot Muff, Car Seat Adapters and more.

The Out’n’About Nipper V4 series has just arrived in Australia in a range of exciting new colours: Purple Punch, Mojito Green, Lagoon Blue, Raven Black and Carnival Red. Which colour do you like most?

For more information about Out’n’About, to browse the range and to locate a stockist near you visit www.outnabout.com.

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