How to Rent Your Baby Gear to Travelers to Earn Money with Babierge

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When you have a baby, you buy a whole bunch of stuff: car seats, strollers, high chairs, bouncy seats, and activity centers. You name it, you probably bought it! But what to do when your children outgrow all of that gear? Rent your baby gear to travelers to make money, that's what. Using products you already own, you can launch an entrepreneurial venture, set your own hours and earn extra income. BabyQuip, Formerly Babierge, makes starting your own baby gear equipment rental company easy. Read on to learn more about launching your own baby gear rental company as an Independent Trusted Partner with BabyQuip.

How and why to rent out your baby gear to earn money

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What is a baby gear rental company?

Baby equipment rental companies make travels easier and more comfortable for traveling families. “Our baby gear rental company, BabyQuip, aims to take the hassle out of either traveling with, or hosting, young children by renting out baby gear – like strollers, pack ’n plays, cribs, bassinets, stools, toys and more – at a constantly growing number of vacation destinations. Once visitors have chosen baby equipment that fits their specific needs from the Babierge website, an Independent Trusted Associate delivers the items to the customers' locations: hotels, homes or vacation rentals.”

Have your kids outgrown their baby gear? Rent your baby gear to earn income!

Have your kids outgrown their baby gear? Rent it out to earn income! (Photo credit: Halfpoint,

How can parents earn income from renting out baby gear they already own?

Similar to Uber or Lyft, Airbnb, DogVacay and other sharing economy businesses, baby gear rental companies like Babierge use peer-to-peer sharing of goods and services to meet a need. “The Babierge platform creates a marketplace at which Independent Trusted Partners can build their own business, where they deliver, set up, and pick up the gear. Our compensation works like this: We pay Independent Trusted Partners 80 percent of the rental fee and they also keep all of the delivery fee.”

How & why to rent baby gear you already own with Babierge

Put your baby gear to good use by renting it out (Photo credit: Sashkinw,

What was the motivation to start Babierge?

“Founder Kerri Couillard stumbled upon the idea in 2011 when she realized her children, separated in age by only 19 months, were no longer toddlers. After her husband pleaded with her to get rid of the unused high chairs, strollers, step stools and cribs cluttering the family garage, Kerri decided on a whim to put an ad on Craigslist itemizing the gear and offering it for rent. She realized she had struck gold when within three days after the initial posting she had made $300 in orders for baby gear she already owned.”

Rent your baby gear to help other traveling families

Rent your baby gear to help other traveling families (Photo credit: Nadezhda Prokudina,

What are the benefits of joining the Babierge brand?

“We at Babierge are committed to creating an atmosphere of loving community around our business, and naturally, with that comes a bevy of benefits and resources for our Independent Trusted Partners to take advantage of.” Below is a list of the many reasons to join the Babierge brand:

• Learn to/be entrepreneurial

• Design the business that works for you and your family

• Do simple, wholehearted work

• Be appreciated and be called a ‘life saver' by your customers

• Have a flexible, low-stress schedule

• Do business while having your kids around

• Stay-at-home job

• Add additional income or grow to make this a full-time job – most Babierge Independent Trusted Partners have more than five orders per month (over $100 per order) and you keep most of the income

• Rent what you already own, stay committed to the brands you already love

• Join a community of other Babierge Independent Trusted Associates

• Gain support and knowledge from those who have worked in this business for over five years

• Have access to lawyer-approved documents

• We support you by driving qualified leads and industry experience

• Make use of your used baby gear 

• Babierge supports your business by driving qualified leads and orders 

• Leverage your social media networks including the mom blogs and organizations of which you are already a part

• Help other families have a better vacation experience

• Meet new people

How to rent your baby gear to earn money with Babierge

What are the steps to becoming a Babierge Independent Trusted Partner?

“Becoming a Trusted Independent Partner is super easy. After a potential partner fills out our survey there’s a quick evaluation and interview process we use to determine if a candidate is the right fit. Once that’s done we set up our new partners with a Babierge account. Then, when they feel they’ve gathered the necessary inventory, we go live!” 

Sounds like a pretty sweet way to make some extra dough to me! Want to rent your baby gear? Learn more about joining Babierge here.

Would you ever rent your baby gear to travelers to earn extra income? Let us know in the comments below!

A Note from The Travel Mama: This story is sponsored by Babierge. All opinions are mine, as always.

About Colleen Lanin, The Travel Mama

Colleen Lanin is the founder/editor-in-chief of As the author of her book, "The Travel Mamas' Guide," she teaches parents not only how to survive a trip with children, but also how to love exploring the world with their offspring. Her stories have appeared online and in print for such outlets as the "Today" show,, Parenting Magazine, Orlando Sentinel, Chicago Tribune, Expedia, San Diego Family Magazine, and more. Colleen gives tips on television, radio, and as a public speaker. She has a master’s degree in business administration with a background in marketing. She lives in Arizona with her husband and two kids.


  1. Sounds interesting, I would totally do this, are you in San Francisco?

    • Colleen Lanin, The Travel Mama says:

      Katy – It looks like Babierge does have someone in San Francisco. It’s worth reaching out to them, though! Here’s more info about their partnership program:

    • Hi Katy,
      I’m Joan Pashon from I am the Community Manager and would like to set-up a call with you to discuss Babierge. We do have a couple of Trusted Partners in San Francisco and can have more partners.. If you could submit an application, online on the site.

      Look forward to talking to you.
      Joan Pashon

    • Yes we are. I would like to discuss opportunities we may have. Let me know if you have time to discuss.

  2. Hello, Your blog is really cool. There are loads of women who think that traveling with children is absolutely impossible. Your amazing travel blog proves an absolutely opposite thing. Travel with children is possible, and moreover, it might be very enjoyable! I hope that your awesome blog will become a great inspiration for millions of moms around the world!
    Thanks for your writing! I wish you new levels of success!

  3. What a cool idea! I love this so much more than just selling it outright. If you have new gear, you could rent it out over and over again for a really long time!

    • Colleen Lanin, The Travel Mama says:

      So true. Babierge does a good job of thoroughly cleaning the equipment between each rental, too.

  4. It usually is such a hassle to carry around all that baby gear! This is a great idea!

  5. This is such a smart idea. Our kids are older and we’ve donated all our baby gear but I know for people hosting families with young kids this would be a lifesaver for all!

  6. I’ve never thought of this! Such a cool money-making idea. Unfortunately, we don’t have any baby items from when our kids were babies. The joys of family….pass alongs!

    • Colleen Lanin, The Travel Mama says:

      I suppose you could invest in some new baby equipment if you’re looking for a way to earn some side cash!

  7. Babierge is an awesome business opportunity. I love the way mothers can still make use and earn money from baby gear. If this company had been around earlier, I would have joined it instead of selling my kids’ baby gear.

  8. robin rue says:

    Now I wish I had kept mine. This is such a great idea!!!

  9. Love this idea. I recall traveling with toddlers back in the day and wishing for a service like this, especially with twins. Needing two of things was often a challenge when traveling. Great idea.

  10. What a great way to put old baby items to use and make a little side cash from it too. I would have hopped on this when my girls were little. Since they are now teens, I’m probably not the target audience, but my cousin just had a baby so I’ll be sure to send this link to her so she can check it out.

  11. I could see this being a really great idea. Any way to make money works for me.

  12. Wow this is serious innovation. Look its the uber services for parents that is really cool!

  13. Lauren Aleixo says:

    I am very interested in this!. I live 15 minutes from Newport RI, a destination area. Do you think this would be a good place to have a local partner?

    • Colleen Lanin, The Travel Mama says:

      Lauren – Great! My suggestion would be to reach out to Babierge to discuss opening a location in Newport. Take a look here:

    • Hi Lauren, My name is Nicole and I am the Community Manager at Babierge. Yes, we think that’s a great location and actually most cities and towns across the country are. Even if you don’t live in a typically touristy town, everyone brings their babies home to visit grandma and grandpa. Please reach out to me at or start your process at

  14. LaTanya C. says:

    This is totally an awesome idea. I’m a ftm due in June and am looking for ways to make money while staying at home with baby. I live in DC. However, my question is “is it ever too early for a mom/parent to sign up for babierge?”

    Thank you so much.

    • Colleen Lanin, The Travel Mama says:

      Hi LaTanya – Congratulations on your new baby! That’s really a question you’d need to answer for yourself. If you’re looking for a flexible job so you can focus on your newborn, Babierge may be be a fabulous option for you! I’d suggest giving it a try to see how it works for you. 🙂

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