Some Advice When Buying A Travel Cot

by Samantha Clark - Date: 2006-12-11 - Word Count: 328 Share This!

A cot is a piece of furniture that is used for babies, infants, campers and travelers. Baby cots are used for babies while travel cots and camping cots are for travelers and campers.
Baby cots usually come with elevated sides to prevent the baby from falling from the cot. With a baby cot, you will also have to buy some cot baby bedding and a baby blanket for use in the cot.

If you intend to use the baby cot when traveling, it is better to use a baby travel cot. This is because these travel baby cots can be folded in seconds to be stored away in a carrying case. It is not always necessary to buy a travel baby cot as most hotels and B & Bs have baby cots for your use.

However, if you intend to use your own travel baby cot for your baby for sanitary reasons, mothers prefer sharing a common baby travel cot amongst them instead of individually investing in a baby travel cot. This is because mothers seldom travel regularly with babies; so investing in baby travel cots for occasional travel seems a waste.

Camping, or travel cots are naturally longer and stronger and meant for use by adults. Camping or tent cots are not that heavy and can be taken when camping, fishing or hunting. It can also be used as an extra bed at home for unexpected guests. Camping cots are made of rugged and heavy bound material that last a lifetime. Its tough steel legs and aluminum wall makes it possible to support a maximum of 350 pounds.

When buying travel cots, make sure that it is light, portable, convenient for storage and can easily be set up and dismantled. Today, some travel cots come with wheels for easy transportation. A piece of advice for camping cots; it is better to have some padding placed on the legs of the tent cot, so that its legs don't tear the tent when in use.

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