Car seat regulations in Italy

*Children less than 1.5m in height have to use an approved child restraint system.

Babies up to and including 9 pounds must be in a rear facing car seat in the back of the car.

Children under 36 pounds (up to 18kg) must use a car seat with a harness. 

At 18kg+ a booster seat may be used.

*source Italian national police site:, March 2010.

See our information on airlines to find out if you can take a car seat on board the aeroplane.