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Leave the crib at home

Submitted by on October 28, 2009 – 8:01 am2 Comments

ikea-cribIf you’re relocating with small children, you’ve got to worry about a lot of gear. Cribs. Car seats. Strollers. High chairs.

But if you’re living somewhere temporarily or if you’ve arrived ahead of your moving truck, dealing with this gear can be a big hassle.

That’s where equipment rental companies come in. Across Canada, there are numerous companies that specialize in renting the things you need for babies and toddlers — a lifesaver when the crib is still in the moving van.

In Calgary and Edmonton, One Tiny Suitcase rents all types of gear for the little ones. Their website also has a list of useful links for traveling with kids in Canada and around the world. Baby On The Move is another Calgary-based equipment rental company.

Baby Getaway, gogoBaby, Kiddie Travel, and Wee Travel can help you out with equipment rentals in Toronto. Wee Travel does baby equipment rentals in Vancouver and Victoria, too, and Kiddie Travel arranges rentals in both Vancouver and Calgary as well.

In the Vancouver area, also try Bambino Baby Rentals or Petite Passengers Baby Equipment Rentals. Baby’s On The Go handles rentals in Vancouver and in Whistler. In British Columbia’s Okanagan Valley, contact The Tiny Tourist.

In Montreal, you can arrange rentals through Travel Buggy. In Ottawa, contact Precious Travellers or Traveling Toddlers.

And for rental angencies in other Canadian locations, check the New Parents’ Guide.

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  • BebeGoGo says:

    BebeGoGo is a great rental service in Montreal that rents top of the line equipment such as cribs with organic linens as well as custom toy boxes and high end strollers.