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MEDesign Backfriend Car

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Product Code / MPN BFSCar
FREE UK delivery on orders over £87 † Some exceptions apply
Price: £56.15 (£67.38 Inc. VAT)
Most customers (80%) prefer the single padded seatbase model. Less padding means better and more controlled support to the pelvis and spine from the formed, shaped frame of the Backfriend. We do not (as a general rule) recommend using the double padded models in cars. With the extra height, some users can lock themselves against the roof! If you find the single padded version a little firm then a set of the real wool fleece covers make a world of difference offering optimum pressure dispersion without reducing the support from the frame of the backrest and seatbase parts.
  • Description
  • Reviews
  • The Backfriend is a combined backrest and seatbase which can be used in any seat in any vehicle** - cars, vans, lorries, trains, trams, buses or aeroplanes.
  • A few words of advice when deciding which model of Backfriend to buy - Most customers (80%) prefer the single padded seatbase model and this is the version we recommend for use in the car.
  • What Car magazine stated “the MEDesign Backfriend is the only one we recommend. It can make a bad seat good.”
  • Light and portable to carry and use anywhere - car, home, office, leisure, travel.
  • Get the same degree of support and comfort wherever you sit.
  • Single (SP) or double-padded (DP)* seatbase options available.
  • 8 upholstered fabric colour options.
  • MEDesign offers a 14 day home trial and money back guarantee.
  • Manufactured in Britain and exported to 35 countries worldwide.
Width: 29½cm (11½”)
Height: 48cm (19”)
Padding: 2½cm (1")
Width: 41cm (16”)
Depth: 36½cm (14½”)
Padding: SP - 2½cm (1") or DP - 5cm (2")
Total Product Weight: 1.6kg (3½lb)
EAN: Dependent on model - see Backfriend brochure

Brochure Download:

Link to PDF MEDesign Backfriend Brochure
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Link to PDF MEDesign Backfriend Reviews Brochure
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Also available:
link to MEDesign Backfriened Accessories PageBackfriend Accessories Page

* We do not (as a general rule) recommend using the double padded models in cars. Because of the extra height, some users can end up with restricted head room. For optimum pressure dispersion and luxurious comfort (unmatched by any synthetic fibre) we recommend the use of the real wool fleece covers.
** Not recommended for use in scooters or power wheelchairs
*** Bundle Offers Terms and Conditions. Price quoted inclusive of UK VAT @ 20%. Offer only applies where all products ordered as part of a discounted bundle are retained by the end user i.e. subsequently returning one or more products from a bundle for refund will mean that any refund due will be adjusted to reflect the undiscounted mail order prices of the individual products in the bundle.

125 Product Reviews - Average rating 4.9 / 5 (Show All)
- 10/12/2021
Excellent service. Very prompt delivery and delighted with product. Highly recommend MEDesign
- 04/11/2021
I bought my original backfriend in 1995, following spinal surgery. It enabled me to visit a friend in Paris later that year. 26 years later I am treating myself to a new one!! It is wonderful in the car, and anywhere with soggy seats!
back friend indeed
- 22/09/2021
I have just received my 3rd backfriend and this time also bought the carrying case. These products are all very well made and the backfriend is a lifesaver. I use it in my car, in the office and take one when I need to sit on uncomfortable church seats. Iread more
very comfy backfriend
- 20/09/2021
I envied my friend for a number of years, but couldn't consider a backfriend a high priority. However, having tried one for a few hours in one sitting whilst recently on holiday with family, I decided there's no better time to get one than now! Very speread more
Customer service above and beyond
- 08/09/2021
Parcelforce delivery at first attempt went wrong - what you want from customer service then becomes extra important! Parcelforce didn't leave a card meaning I was denied their auto phone system options so I contacted ME Design and Neil was brilliant in fread more
Spare parts
- 01/07/2021
I recently needed spare hinges for my backfriend of 15 years.
The service I received was impeccable.
Looking forward to many more years of relief from my Backfriend.
Many Thanks
Michael Bayliss.
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