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Buying, borrowing, or renting baby items?

Jun 24, 2021

When starting a family, diverse needs arise, especially those related to the new family as babies and children.

For example, when talking about articles for babies, the most important thing is to find the most efficient solutions that suit this family stage.

That is why at PekeGo we created a new concept of renting baby items to be used if the need arises during family travel.

We feel very proud to offer a solution to all those parents who are concerned about having everything they need when they travel with young children, wondering which would be the best option for their children. And, how to know which articles will adjust to our needs,

Throughout the time in our business, we have received many questions related to this topic, but there are two questions that we always keep in mind because they are the most frequent among our clients.

The first one is: Why pay for baby items for travel when they can be borrowed and used for free? And the second is: what is the benefit of renting instead of buying?

After hearing repeatedly the same questions throughout our business experience, we have decided to end this debate by presenting the differences between buying, renting, and borrowing. From here the decision is yours.

Problems when buying and borrowing baby items.

Traveling with baby items, whether owned or borrowed, will bring several inconveniences. Some of them are:

Discomfort when traveling

A baby has hundreds of needs, especially when traveling. When traveling to a different city with a baby, it is not easy to find all the necessary items to be borrowed, or it is not always easy to move each one of them.

Meaning that you will have to spend part of your vacation time carrying those items, thus affecting your comfort during the trip.

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Therefore, if you decide to rent baby items from Pekego, you can receive the items at your destinations. If you need a car seat or if you need a large item, like a crib that might not fit in your car, it will be a huge plus.

Cleaning

At PekeGo, we manage detailed cleaning policies to guarantee that each of our items is clean and disinfected for your baby.

If you prefer to borrow, you should consider that there is no way to ensure that the items will be in perfect conditions.

In that case, choosing to borrow before renting, you should consider finding a professional or cleaning service to remove all microscopic germs and debris.

Adaptation

Usually, babies do not adapt to any kind of item. There might be a good possibility that your baby does not like the car seat that your best friend lent you, or the car you bought is not the one that corresponds to her age and ends up being too small or too big.

Renting baby items instead of borrowing them will prevent you from having uncomfortable moments with your loved ones. And in the case of purchases, you can forget the discomfort of having spent large amounts of money on the wrong items.

Unnecessary expenses

Babies are beings of habits, so their comfort depends a lot on maintaining them. For example, if your baby is used to sleeping in a crib, carrying this when traveling, in addition to being uncomfortable, can be an almost impossible task.

But, what will you do if you find yourself at your destination without your baby getting to sleep? Again, buying a crib can be unnecessary and extremely expensive.

Therefore, renting baby items is your best option, which will save you money and you will not have to be worried about transportation or to be stressed in case you forget the item anywhere.

Benefits of renting items to travel with babies

Although the concept of buying and borrowing baby items has great disadvantages, it does not mean that your trip would be ruined. The ideal option is renting the items, and if you still don’t believe it, we are here presenting you the advantages.

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  • Depending on your parenting style and the needs of your child, it is common that you will end up traveling with baby items that you will not use. When renting, you will have the items that you need strictly for the trip.
  • You won’t have to worry about forgetting those items or traveling with heavy loads. If you travel by car, items such as cribs, bathtubs, or cars may not fit.  In case that you travel by plane, you must know that traveling with lighter luggage will give you access to better ticket deals.
  • The rental of baby items adapts to your needs, styles, and times. Also, in case you need it, you can consult the experts.
  • You can rent high-end products for very affordable prices; because they are adapted to local suppliers, and for different budgets.

Now that you have learned the differences between renting, buying, and borrowing baby items, which one would you choose?

If you still have doubts about renting, buying, and selling, you can visit our frequently asked questions section, or contact us directly. We are on social media such as Instagram and Facebook.

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