Written on: 06/09/2013
My Kurvi lasted me 11 weeks the mechanism that you would use to fold the frame down has broken. I called Petite Star and was told they offer a 6 month guarantee from date of purchase ( not from the birth of your child) they would only repair at my cost including the courier. When I complained on their Facebook pages (petite star and nursery value) they delete the comments they only appear to like positive feedback. My friends have commented and they have deleted these too. Their customer... (read more)
Written on: 24/05/2013
Pushchair is very easy to assemble and folds down and pops up easily. Gorgeous design. (I have the pink fizz zia) Very light to carry which is a bonus for lifting in and out the car. It also folds quite small. Has adjustable handle height. Feels sturdy when my daughter is in the stroller and is very light to push.Just and alrounder really. Cant fault at all :) (read more)
Written on: 27/01/2013
I have just bought the zia4x and am so pleased with it. However I can not comment on durability as it is new. It feels much sturdier than I anticipated based on its weight And following the reviews of children tipping the buggies I have gone for More stable zia 4 rather than just Zia as the front wheels are a bit more spaced Out, all the tipping complaints are from the Zia, it is a light weight Triangular shaped buggy that needs its main weight at the back, if the heavy child leans... (read more)
Written on: 21/10/2012
I've bought the new model the Zia X and we are very pleased with the Zia. The suspension is amazing for a lightweight stroller! My daughter really enjoys sitting in the stroller, she looks very comfortable. The adjustable handles are amazing too! Dad can push the stroller too with a straight back. My baby can look out when the canopy is closed but I do find it hard to look in from above so the see through mesh doesn't function very well as a peek a boo window in my opinion. I was surprised... (read more)
Written on: 11/06/2012
I love this stroller i cudnt find one i liked untill i seen my blue spotted hood zia 4 on the argos website!its amazingly light weight, colour full and plenty of room for toys wrn my baby boy gets bigger!as i ordered it in to argos store to look at it a lady who was there as a customer had the black vertion and she told me its the best one by far shed found as her frirnds who hadnt got one had abt 3 strollers in 2yrs but shes still got her petitr zia n kt still lookd new! Best purchase ive... (read more)
Written on: 12/05/2012
I have searched high and low for a stroller that was compact, easy to handle like my Bugaboo was but more convenient and compact when folded. After much searching I decided to go for the Petite Zia X. When I got the pram home I loved it, the colour was bright and the spotted hood and liner really set the pram off. After having this stroller for only 4days, my 21month old daughter was sat in it and leaned forward, to my horror the whole stroller tipped up and came down on top of her with her... (read more)
Written on: 27/04/2012 by sassy5069 (1 review written)
I have a petite star zia 2 in black initially the buggy looks lovely i think it comes in black blue pink and green , nice size when folded fits in the footwell of a zafira, its very easy to push with 1 hand and it lays flat and has adjustable height handles and a small basket that cant be used when buggy is laying down, the straps are a bit flimsy and the liner does not stay in place But really just look at it !!!! do not put a child in it, i had one for 2 days and i was in the supermarket i... (read more)
Written on: 15/02/2012 by bugwig
Petite Star Zia 3 wheeler - best stroller. I bought this stroller over a year and a half ago and its still going strong. I was a bit worried when I saw the many and varied negative comments about it, but can honestly say that my daughter has never tipped it up, the wheels have never come off and it is pretty sturdy for a stoller certainly much better then maclarens or other such four wheeled umbrella fold strollers which all of my friends have. My daughter is now just over two and average... (read more)
Written on: 13/01/2012 by Amy-CC
I have just brought this pushchair for my just turning 2 year old little girl. She is quite tall for her age and has now outgrown her pram so needed a little, easy to manage pushchair to get around. As she likes to walk but still gets tired. This pushchair is great, she has plenty of room in it, not squashed at all like she was in your simple fold away buggies/pushchairs (cheap and cheerful I know) but would much rather pay the extra money for her comfort and safety. Iv been able to fit her... (read more)
Written on: 08/08/2011 by pinkpoppins
I decided to write this review as I had been through a number of pushchairs. I am a nanny and take my daughter to work with me, as she likes to sleep alot in the day I needed a pram that was light, lay flat, was easy to get in and out of the car in seconds with other children around and that a raincover fit over fast and easily in a rain storm. I have to say, my list of prams are, a 10 year old silver cross, Phil and Teds sport, Britax B Smart, Maclaren XT, A Nipper 360 single and double... (read more)
Written on: 10/05/2011
Nightmare product and customer service: bought this Monday - found it had a broken clip - emailed customer services and after two weeks it finally arrived but there was NO way this could be just swapped without breaking the rest of the clip. Took it back today to where we bought it and they convinced us to replace like for like: guess what? Broken clip. Words fail me. (read more)
Written on: 26/04/2011
I was given this for my 2 yr old after her 3 yr old grew out of it. Got to say I'm not impressed with the very low handle bars or the tiny basket underneath!
It's not very sturdy and I don't feel safe pushing it.
The only good points I have are the size, the seat is deep enough for my toddler to sit in it comfortably and it's easy to manoeuvre without taking too much room up in shops/on public transport. (read more)
Written on: 30/03/2011
We purchased the Zia Plus in January for our 15 month old daughter. I have had several other makes of buggy in the past and this is the best by far. It is very light and small which leaves room in the boot. It collapses very simply. The raincover is extremely easy to fit (especially if it's pouring down on you!). It has a good size seat and reclines nicely if she goes to sleep. The Zia Plus also boasts handles that can be extended (handy for my 6ft husband). The ONLY negative is that if... (read more)
Written on: 24/01/2011
I bought this pram after a mothercare pram similar to it cut into my babies head while he was sleeping! This pram is tiny when folded up, easy to clean, and we have had it for over a year now and it still doesn't have a mark on it after constant use! My son is now 22 months and I've found it doesn't quite sit up far enough for him any more, but he does walk most places now and only really uses this pram for a nap anyway so it isn't really a problem. This pram takes seconds to put or and put... (read more)
Written on: 10/01/2011
Petit Star Zia 4: I LOVE this pram. I wanted something really small and light and this is perfect. It easily slips into the boot of my micra, slots neatly into my tiny hall cupboard and is easy to collapse and assemble. It's very easy to maneuverer and I never worry about how much space I'm taking up in shops, cafes or on the street. The cocoon is easy to attach for my newborn and she seems very comfortable in it. The only minor complaint and the reason it didn't get 5 stars is that the... (read more)
Written on: 07/01/2011
We bought this pram as our 3rd pushchair for our 21 month old! Most prams had a con( too big, badly designed or not big enough). This zia in our opinion has no cons. Our little boy has room to grow in it, folds up very small, is really easy to push and is very nice looking. Only had it for 1 week so can't comment on the durability of it, but so far so good. would highly recommend to anyone.... (read more)
Written on: 25/11/2010
Bought the zia from petite star, and i have to say it was one of the most realiable and stable push chairs i have ever used, definetlty reccomend this to all the mothers that are looking to keep their babies safe and comfortable. (read more)
Written on: 23/11/2010
we brought this for our son as having a large family of 4 children we had to get a small pushchair in the car as well as 4 children ... it seamed great to start from birth to now hes 21 months and then yesterday we were feeding the birds as they do at that age this pushchair flipped up as our baby lent over and on the one wheel at the front this pushchair flipped on its front with our baby attached to it.. it smashed his head and body to the ground with the pushchair on top of him ...what a... (read more)
Written on: 09/09/2010
i love this pushchair, fits nicely in my small boot, my son loves it. it's easy to pull out and easy to fold down! love it. like all pushchairs dont load with shopping as it will fall over! common sense tells u that! have also owned a loola and obaby stroller but this is best by far!! (read more)
Written on: 06/08/2010 by BENLOVES HISDAUGHTERS (1 review written)
i bought this push chair from toysrus tamworth i asked the sales assistant for a light weight stroller to use round the shops when out alone after 2 weeks of having this push chair the straps became that twisted they irritated my babies neck who is 6 months one day out shopping my daughter leaned to one side of the pushchair and it tipped luckily i had one hand one the stroller2 days later whilst getting out of a taxi the front wheel fell off as the release catch is placed on the carry... (read more)
Written on: 30/07/2010
I bought this pushchair when my son was 18 months, as our previous pushchair had to be retired. It was recommended to me by a friend, and I wasn't disappointed.
It's extremely light, with excellent suspension, there is plenty of space for my now two year old son, who is very tall. It seems comfortable, it's very easy to fold and it's easy to clean.
The handles are a little low, the shopping basket is quite small, and the raincover is a bit annoying, but those are minor flaws.
I use... (read more)
Written on: 29/07/2010
I have had the Petite Star Zia for about 18 months and am happy with it on the whole. My son seems to be comfortable in it and falls asleep quite happily. The recline mechanism is a bit fiddly but fine once you get used to it and better than the quinny zapp which doesn't recline at all. My main problem with the buggy is the rain cover which is totally useless. I don't know if it has been improved since I bought it but my son kicks it off as soon as I put it on. Oh, and the wheels have fallen... (read more)
Written on: 25/07/2010
I have used this for a week now and it has now developed a clicking noise on the wheels when you are pushing it i have the latest model with the new handles so this problem hasnt been put right on these newer models as well yet. My son seems to fall down the seat and is hanging from the straps the thing i hate the most you cannot lie the seat back when they are sitting in it as the back strap is very hard to use. I have had many pushchairs bugaboos,quinny you name it and this has to be one... (read more)
Written on: 23/06/2010 by lindsey2010 (2 reviews written)
I have been through many prams over the last 8 years and this on I have to say i really love. The suspention is great, there is so much room for my son to grow that he'll still be in it at the age of 4. It is so easy to fold away and compact. After reading other reviews about it tipping over I have not had a problem with it, it seems sturdy enough. The only downside is that the handles are very low, (measurments are given before sale) (read more)
Written on: 22/06/2010
When I bought this pushchair I thought I was getting good value for money. After only 5 weeks of use the wheels are making a scratchy sound, the brake has to constantly be fixed and the "cosytoes" cover has started to fall apart at the seems...literally. After a full week of trying I cannot get any response via telephone from Petite Star whatsoever. My advice would be spend your money elsewhere. :( And you may notice that I have given this product a 1 star rating on both counts, this is... (read more)
Written on: 21/06/2010
just used my new petit star zia 4, today for the first time and was a little disappointed. My 7 month old was slipping all over the place the straps did not hold her in place no matter how i adjusted them, she is a big baby and she still has heaps of room. it was ok for laying down in but the up right position was not ideal for her. So would not recommend for younger babies. Although i did find the five point harness very easy to open but its the height to which the straps start from the... (read more)
Written on: 10/06/2010
I've bought a Petite Star Zia as it fits in the boot of my Mazda MX-5 and it is fantastic! It is so easy to fold up and down, is compact and fairly light, easy to steer and has quick-release wheels (should you need this). My son seems to enjoy it as he goes to sleep quite quickly (a good sign) as it reclines nicely which a lot of the smaller pushchairs/strollers do not do. The only warning I would give is that you have to be careful if you put a bag on the handles (which I know you shouldn't... (read more)
Written on: 05/06/2010
I absolutely love this pushchair!! i bought the petite star zia after having a bebe confort loola which was also a good pushchair but just too big and bulky. I got the petite star in sky blue which is a gorgeous turquoise colour and is perfect for my little boy. It is a dream to push and the suspension gives a really smooth ride. I've read reviews saying it topples over with just a changing bag on or going up curbs which is rubbish!! I hang a changing bag on the handles with bottles, nappies... (read more)
Written on: 04/06/2010
i have given the zia 4 stars for the following reasons...
1. the rubbish shopping basket, they could have extended it buy at least 3 inches each way without affecting the folding mechanism or folded size!
2. it doesn't have a "lifty-uppy" (technical term ;) ) footrest for when my girlie falls asleep so her legs hang down!
3. the handle could have easily been made to adjust like the maclaren xt and also could do with some foam grip as (and i know this is gross to say) my hands tend to sweat... (read more)
Written on: 05/05/2010
My baby and I both love this pram. I think that the faults that people have described must have been rectified by now. It is so easy to put down and up and I am able to push it with one hand. I bought the chicco for me which is a lot more expensive but proved to be just too bulky. I wish i bought this one originally as it is so compfy and everything about it is alot simpler. I am 5ft 8" and have no problem with the handle height, footmuff or raincover. I have also had no problem with... (read more)
Written on: 29/04/2010
I bought the Petite Star Zia as everybody recommended it and I saw them everywhere - my son absolustely loves it and is very comfortable - I really dont think that it is very suitable for newborn babies though - my son went in it from 3 months and even though I adjusted the straps they seemed too big for him.
It is very easy to fold down and open and takes up hardly any room in the car which is great. The only problem I have is that it tips back very easily - the only bag I have had on it... (read more)
Written on: 10/04/2010 by gijane (1 review written)
i bought this stroller after i had a quinny which i hate
it was too cumbersome and i wanted something i could always use and also bring on holidays i love it it reclines is very lightweight but very sturdy wide for jnr and plenty of room very very easy to control and folds to next to nothing the only downside is that she faces forward but i can live with that
i wouldnt part with it for the world (read more)
Written on: 04/04/2010
I ordered this from littlewoods recieved yesterday was a bit unsure at first but now im glad i got it.Alot of issues from other reviews were with the raincover mine has velcro so i can secure it the brakes are different i have both on or off on same side the on is not in the way of feet while walking.The seat is very padded and lays flat with out any problems.The only downside is the basket but apart from that i love this pram. (read more)
Written on: 26/03/2010
I was really happ with my PETITE STAR ZIA and have been for the past year. I knew the basket was so ridiculously small before I bought it, so that didnt bother me. The rain cover has since split at either side by the handles which is annoying and today, well, my 15 month old son leaned to one side and the whole thing tipped over!!!!!! I phoned the manufacturer who patronisingly told me that if I read the instructions that you should always have one hand on it at all times.....!!!! any... (read more)
Written on: 26/03/2010 by carli121 (2 reviews written)
Brought the petite star zia as we wanted something similar to the Quinny Zapp and chose this one as it went back.
Well what can I say - A BIG MISTAKE!! the handle height is ridiculous i'm only 5ft 2in and felt like I was bending over to push. The wheels wore down very quick!, usless if your on any uneven surface ie in the woods, off road, sand, snow etc.
Harness is a nightmare, the straps get very twisted and tended to crease making it difficult to straighten out.
Basket is unobtainable when... (read more)
Written on: 13/03/2010
I purchased the petite star zia after having had enough of the mamas and papas luna. The luna was a dream to push, but a nightmare to fold and fit in the car boot, the attached footmuff ended up dirty as when folded it dragged on the ground.
The petite star ticked all the boxes of what we required in a pushchair.
First: safety, which is very important for every child. The petite star zia has the 5 point harness which held my grandaughter in, unlike the lunas floating harness.... (read more)
Written on: 09/03/2010
i've had about 7 or 8 pushchairs in less than 16months and i have to say i loved my zia..it took me a week or 2 to get used to the handles as it is very different feel to the quinny zapp which i've also had and loved. My daughter loved the comfort of the zia and slept really well in it. I haven't had any problems with it tipping over but i dont put many bags onto the handles anyway.. the shopping basket is very difficult to put anything in and i must admit i wouldn't say it was suitable for... (read more)
Written on: 23/02/2010
Its a very good pushchair!!! haven t got any problems with it, but for a very tall ladies and gent its too low! (read more)
Written on: 19/02/2010
We purchased a petite star pram for our son to go on his first holiday abroad, this seemed like the perfect choice because of how compact it was and we also purchased a carry bag to take it on the plane-HOWEVER this is the only positive I cannot count how many times the wheels have come off the back of the pram and the front when crossing the road!! it is useless for going down over pavements. If my son leans to the side it has a tendency to tip over! I deffinately would not recommend to... (read more)
Written on: 15/02/2010 by JoLuJa (2 reviews written)
The Petite Star Zia.....WELL!!!! This pushchair is utter rubbish!!! Do not waste your money on it! Having had 3 children and gone through 2 Maclaren strollers, 2 3 wheelers, a Graco travel system and a Micralite stroller i have to say this is without a doubt the worst buggy i have ever wasted my money on!
I bought a Micralite Stroller for my son at 4 months and decided it was time for a change now he is 16 months. I had a little push of my friends' Zia as her child is the same age and she... (read more)
Written on: 13/02/2010
Bought for my daughter, loved it at 1st, but then all its little imperfections started to really grate on me.
The footmuff is too slippery and slides down ALL the time.
The basket is so far under the frame you cant put anything in it.
The handle gives you blisters on your hands if your out all day pushing it about,
There is no back support, my daughter was never fully upright.
The raincover eventually rips becasue it doesn't fit on the frame properly.
Good points are, how small it... (read more)
Written on: 09/02/2010
I bought my Petite Star Zia including footmuff and change bag for £99, an absolute bargain. I would have paid more than this. I LOVE this buggy. We bought this for a 2nd buggy for me to use on the bus, however, we are packing the old one away into the loft and just using this one now. The only niggles we have is that sometimes when my Husband is pushing his big feet accidentally clip the footbrake but then it's only now and then (he has size 10 feet) It folds very compact and is great for... (read more)
Written on: 01/02/2010
Petite Star Zia 3 wheeler stroller. Bought this pushchair for second child after really regretting spending lots of money on a travel system for my first. It is really compact and folds to fit into my ford Ka. It reclines so that I could use it straight away with a newborn. It handles well around tight bends in shops etc. I can even steer it one handed if needed. The basket is a little difficult to get into if the seat is reclined. I don't like to hang bags on the back of the buggy as I... (read more)
Written on: 26/01/2010
I needed a second buggy for my 13 month old daughter as my silver cross pop had so many faults on it. I had seen people with the petite star Zia and liked the design and wheels on it, but after reading various negative reviews I was unsure if I made the right choice in buying it(to the point where it nearly went back to the shop or to be sold on ebay!)But i got to say Iam very pleased with it only had a week but much prepher it from my silver cross. My daughter is very comfy in it,the... (read more)
Written on: 23/01/2010
DO NOT BUY THIS PRAM.
The pram may be extremely light and easy to use but it does not hold any weight so what is the point?!
I have a Mammas and pappas travel system but purchased the Petite Star Zia pram to run around town while shopping, For convenience really. Not a chance!
You can not get to the basket to put shopping in it. Not even a drinking cup without difficulty. You can not put any shopping on the handles without the pram tipping over, not even a changing bag.( My son was 3 months... (read more)
Written on: 11/01/2010
Petite star's flagship product... and i love it.
I've seen a few people with a similar looking stroller, and i think they're so stylish. I got mine in sky blue, it stands out and looks great.
It was really easy to put together, and is really very light weight. Basically its everything i was looking for in a stroller, at a very competitive price. (read more)
Written on: 15/12/2009
i would never recomend this buggy to anyone. as i think it is the worst buggy that i have ever purchased. It has tipped over 4 times in 1 day.
and has done several times since. i think it is dangerous as my son hit his head when it tipped over, luckily he was not hurt bad but it did scare him and myself. i could never leave the buggy unaided. i think its very back heavy, and not very steady. it also has not alot of room for shopping and is a nightmare to actually get to the basket when your... (read more)
Written on: 26/11/2009 by hawkens (1 review written)
PETITE STAR ZIA WHEEL CAME OFF ON TWO OCCASSIONS WHILE CROSSING BUSY ROAD Bought online from PRECIOUS LITTLE ONEScompany would not exchange-they sent to manufacturer who said WHEN USING KERBSthe bump stops will prevent the clips from being depressed in most instances, but if clips are depressed, the wheel could be released from the frame- which happened to me on two occassions- endangering a childs life, the bump stop should stop the clips being depressed full stop - 100% to prevent a... (read more)
Written on: 18/11/2009
I bought the petite star zia 4 with the carrycot and car seat. At first i loved it.It folds down small, ideal getting on and off buses and really light, so carrying it up and down stairs was bliss. Ive only had the pushchair 4 months and already I have had problems with it. Wheels have fallen off, and washers came off the front wheels making it impossible to turn the pram, raincover has split in 2 different places. The car seat doesnt fit on to the frame no more as the frame seems to have... (read more)
Written on: 14/11/2009 by emmiec85 (1 review written)
Having brought the Petite Zia 6 months ago i wouldnt recommend it to anyone having had to go out and buy my daughter a new buggy today. we only use it as a second buggy to her silver cross
the good pount is it folds easily
There are more bad points than room to mention it tips with only the changing bag on the handles, several times i have been out walking with my daughter when one of the wheels have fallen off once in the road which had it been any busier could have been very dangerous.... (read more)
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