Besides the warm clothes that baby needs and the snuggly baby blankets, the rain cover for the stroller will give you the best protection from the elements when you are out and about.
Some strollers come with a rain cover specifically designed for it, for example Baby Jogger has a rain cover for the Summit X3 jogging stroller and Britax has a rain cover specifically for the Britax B Agile stroller. However there are also universal rain cover strollers that are designed to fit most strollers.
Rain Cover For Stroller
Jeep has a universal rain cover which is cheap and gets the job done. It fits most strollers however it does not fit the Bob jogging stroller. It comes with netting on both sides that have snap closures for ventilation. This cover does not come with zippers, it has snappers. If they are snapped closed then the rain, wind and snow do not get in. It also comes with a very handy essentials pocket with flap and velcro closure. A storage bag is also included. Click here for the best price.
Manito Elegance Plus Stroller Weather Shield / Rain Cover. This is a rather funky rain cover and comes in 5 different vibrant colors. It can be used on the standard upright small, medium and full-size strollers as well as on rear or forward facing strollers It fits canopied 4 wheel strollers such as Maclaren, Zippy, Peg Perego, Silver Cross, InStep, Graco, Chicco, Eddie Bauer and ANY other stroller with a canopy measuring between 15″ – 19″.
The main benefit of this rain cover over the cheaper ones is that the fabric is non toxic, eco friendly and provides baby with a clear vision without any optical distortions. Optical distortions occur when the vinyl cover doesn’t stay flat which can cause dizziness and fatigue in the eyes.
This cover provides protection from the rain, snow, wind and dust. It fully wraps around the whole stroller including the foot rest. It has 2 side ventilation systems and comes with an easy pull up and down sun screen curtain. The rain cover comes with two storage pockets at the back and a portable pouch for storage.
Baby can easily be placed in or taken out of the stroller via the large two way zipper entry door. The cover can be cleaned by using a damp cloth or paper towel.
Double Jogging Stroller Rain Cover
As with the single strollers you can get the universal double jogging rain cover or get the specific manufactures one. When you are out jogging in the winter or autumn weather you will need to protect your little ones. The universal double jogging stroller rain cover will do the job for most jogging strollers. It comes with perforated vents for air circulation and wipes clean with damp cloth. It does fit the Bob Duallie however it’s not a snug fit. If you want a perfect fit then you will need to buy the rain cover to fit the Bob Duallie you can get it here.
Rain Cover for Tandem & Travel Systems
This rain cover has air holes for ventilation and uses vinyl so baby can see out of cover. The rain cover also provides 94% protection from harmful UV rays. It protects from rain, wind, sleet and snow and is compatible with the following strollers; Joovy Caboose Ultralight, baby jogger city select double, Graco Modes, Chicco Cortina, Baby Trend sit n stand
Whichever rain cover you choose I’m sure it will do the job of keep your baby or toddler dry and snug. Now you just need to worry about yourself staying dry! Let us know in the comments below which your best rain cover for the stroller.