Banff Baby Stroller Rentals

Our stroller rentals seem to be spending more time in Banff these days than I am. Customers are calling in everyday looking for an all-terrain stroller that they can take with them to Banff. One of my favorite stroller recommendations is the VALCO Tri-mode stroller rental.

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This is tough as nails, full of features and comes with so many custom accessories it can battle any kind of weather. Here are 5 reasons why the VALCO stroller is so good for a winter trip to Banff with Baby:

1. The Winter Boot– included with this stroller rentals, this ‘boot’ or ‘foot muff’ as it is sometimes called, protects little one’s feet and never needs a blanket.

2. Recline– most strollers recline but this stroller really reclines (to flat) for nap time. You can also easily reverse the seat if you want baby facing you too.

3. Swivel– like the flexibilty of a front wheel that can swivel? This stroller can do both, easily change the front wheel from fixed to swivel with a flick of the swivel lock located on the handle. A fixed front wheel will be easier for getting through the snow and over curbs but the swivel wheel allows you to turn it on a dime.

4. Generous hood– the hood or sun/rain shade can be pulled down to cover almost the whole seat. Excellent for unpredictable weather!

5. It’s tough!– it’s really durable, agile and easy to drive.

Need a Double Stroller that fits two and is all-terrain? Check out our JOOVY double stroller rentals for your trip to Banff.

Baby Event Rentals: High Chair Rentals

We just finished another very successful event. 100 pieces delivered for a Holiday event!

Our Baby Equipment Rentals are not only used for travelers coming to the city, we provide rentals for weddings, parties and events. We have the largest supply of highchair and booster seat rentals available.

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We provide full service delivery 7 days a week. As an active member of Tourism Calgary, our service is second to none.

Contact us for Event Rentals starting at $8.  www.OneTinySuitcase.ca

Canadream RV rental discounts

Holiday in Canada? Renting an RV?

rv rentals calgaryOn a recent trip to Banff for a weekend of camping, I noticed that the RV park was filling up with Motorhomes and RV’s. As I looked closer I realized that the majority of these were rentals from Canadream RV.

Renting an RV is a great way to see Canada, especially if you are traveling with little ones. RV’s make it easy to have some of the comforts of home with you, be able to cook familiar meal, accommodate nap times, etc.

We provide additional rental items like baby beds, car seats and portable highchairs. Delivered right to the RV rental desk, it makes it super easy to get everything  you need installed in the RV before you embark on your journey!

We have partnered with Canadream and are happy to provide a discount to all Canadadream RV Club members. See the full listing of discounts in their extensive guide.

www.OneTinySuitcase.ca

 

Gearapalooza in Edmonton….in the snow!

The first ever Gearapalooza in Canada on Wednesday, May 6th, was welcomed by a typical Edmonton experience in spring – a snowstorm.   This didn’t stop the sold out crowd of new and expecting parents from coming out to West Coast Kids to learn about new baby gear and to hear from the baby gear expert himself, Jamie Grayson.   I was lucky enough to be amongst them.

For the first hour or so, we mingled with retailers over sandwiches and desserts (the cannoli was amazing!), watching demonstrations of their latest and greatest products.

I was particularly drawn to the Quinny Yezz stroller.  I have never seen a stroller fold so easily and so compact.  I think it would be great for public transport.  Travelling with my son on the bus with a typical stroller has always been somewhat of a struggle.

Quinny Yezz stroller

The My Carry Potty was another interesting product.  It’s a stylish potty that kids can take with them wherever they go.  I will definitely keep this in mind as my little guy nears potty training age.

MY Carry Potty

Also, the Dekor diaper pail works for both disposable and cloth diapers, something I have never seen before with typical diaper disposal systems. You can also lock the top so toddlers can’t open and throw items in.

Dekor Diaper Pail

Next up was a presentation by Jamie Grayson, the Baby Guy.  With many adoring fans in the crowd, his humourous, yet informative presentation on baby item essentials was well received.  His explanation on car seat installations was the best I’ve heard.   His presentation was very interactive, with lots of audience questions answered.

After the presentation, several lucky attendees went home with great prizes, totaling thousands of dollars.  Everyone went home with a swag bag with loads of products worth more than the cost of admission.

All in all, it was a worthwhile event for new and expecting parents, and a great Canadian introduction to Gearapalooza.

Thank you to Monica for this guest post and for attending Edmonton’s first ever Gearapalooza!

Job Opportunity: Edmonton Area Manager

We are looking for an entrepreneurial-minded Edmonton mom to use her professional skills to excel as our Area Manager. One Tiny Suitcase is an Alberta based Baby Equipment Rental company. We have been in business since 2006 and are continuing to grow.

The Edmonton Area Management position is home based and offers lots of flexibility for working around your family’s schedule. Approximately 22 hours per week.  You will get to meet lots of new and expectant moms as well as excited Grandparents, welcoming family to town. This customer service based position is perfect for someone with excellent communication skills, flexibility and an eagerness to help grow the business.

Your tasks will include answering customer inquiries via phone/email, prepping and cleaning equipment, sales and marketing, reporting, processing payments, delivering equipment to customer’s homes, being available for customers to drop equipment off at your home, etc.

Skills/Requirements:

Baby Equipment Rental Business – Customer Service Experience

– Able to work independently

– Detail oriented

– Able to work some evening/weekends

– Reliable transportation/your own vehicle

Please visit our website www.OneTinySuticase.ca to familiarize yourself with the business before applying.

Resumes can be emailed to info@onetinysuitcase.ca

Christmas in Alberta?

December is typically our busiest month of the year and 2014 is no exception. Family and friends visiting Calgary & Edmonton have already started reserving their Baby Equipment Rentals. We are booking Crib rentals, strollers, car seats, baby swing rentals and more.

Remember we are open 7 days a week and offer full service delivery/pick up. Want the items ready when you arrive? That’s easy, just let us know where you want everything set up and we take care of the rest.

We just added some new BRITAX Marathon and PEG PEREGO car seat rentals to our inventory. These seats are plush, comfortable and feature all the latest safety features.

 

Visit our website www.OneTinySuitcase.cacar seat rentals in Edmonton and CalgaryPeg Perego infant car seat rentals

Winnipeg Moms: Location Closed

Are you a smart and sassy mom looking to take your work/life balance to the next level?

Baby Equipment Rental BusinessWe are a Baby Equipment Rental company with offices across Canada. We’ve been open in Winnipeg for 3 years and are looking for someone new to take on this location!

You need to be a self motivated Mom with experience in Customer Service, Marketing or Travel. You are ‘entrepreneurial minded’ and love the challenge of working hard to achieve your dreams.

We provide you with all the training, equipment and support you need to service customers and have a great part time income.

– 15 hours per week
– Flexibility to work on the days/times that work for you
– Excellent compensation package

Contact Stacey if you are interested in learning more about this business info@onetinysuitcase.ca

Fetal Doppler Rentals Calgary & Edmonton

Thinking about renting a fetal doppler for your pregnancy?

Our medical grade fetal dopplers are available now. doppler rental in canada, fetal doppler rental

There is no prescription requirement in Canada to rent a doppler and we have doctors and midwives referring clients to our service for peace of mind.

Here is a quick video showing you just what is included in our Fetal Doppler Rental packages: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L6UTUrL-Sek&feature=plcp

www.OneTinySuitcase.ca

 

Savvy Mom: Resort Report for Family Travel

One of my favorite sites for all things fabulous is Savvy Mom. This Canadian site is always showing us what is new and interesting for families.

Today Savvy Mom put out their Resort Report, a great family travel resource. I was so pleased to see them reference a service that my family  has used frequently when planning trips, VRBO.com.

VRBO or Vacation Rental by Owner is a great website that enables you to seach for private vacation rentals in the destination you will be visiting. We have found vacation rentals to be one of the best ways to enjoy a destination as a family.

Check out the full report at www.Savvymom.ca