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BabyQuip Quality Providers have made over 420,000 Buckled-Up Vacation Miles Possible. Whether we met you at the airport with a car seat or brought one to your accommodation, chances are you got safely out and around your vacation destination with your baby happily sitting in a squeaky clean, quality seat. That’s the point, right? See the world (safely) with your little ones!

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Seat Pricing: Infant Car Seats, Convertible Car Seats, Booster Seats, and More.

BabyQuip Independent Quality Providers offer safe and insured car seats for traveling families, and local grandparents hosting grandchildren, in hundreds of locations across the US & Canada. From infant car seats to convertible car seats and boosters, prices reasonably range from $6 - $14 per day.

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Car Seats Available to Rent

  • Infant Seats
  • Convertible Car Seats
  • High Back Booster Seats
  • Backless Booster Seats
  • Harness Booster Car Seats
  • Rear-Facing Car Seats
  • Front-Facing Car Seats
  • Car Seat Bases

Types of Car Seats

The American Association of Pediatrics recommends following the guidelines outlined below for the different stages of a child’s growth.

Rear-Facing Car Seats

Infants and babies should be in rear-facing car seats as long as possible or until the child is within 1 inch of the top of the seat. In fact, the AAP recommends that all infants and toddlers should ride in a rear-facing car seat, as long as possible, until they reach the highest weight or height limit allowed by their car seat manufacturers.

Front-Facing Car Seats

Children must be at least 2 years old or have reached the maximum height or weight capacity of the car seat to warrant a ride in a front-facing seat. Refer to the instruction manual for more information or ask your QP which seat would be best for your child and situation!

Booster Seats

Big kids get the booster seats! Don't rush to move your child to a belt-positioning booster seat before they are officially big enough. Children are typically ready for a booster seat when they are between 40 and 65 pounds or have outgrown the weights and heights requirements for their previous car seat.

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Clean, Safe & Insured Baby Equipment:

Quality Providers are required to complete extensive training on equipment safety before they begin renting travel systems. They are taught how to properly clean items to ensure every family is able to experience safe and spotless items. Unlike most baby gear rental companies, BabyQuip carries insurance covering your entire rental experience making us the safest choice for you and your little one. Whether you are renting front or rear-facing car safety seats, our providers have got you covered.

Things to Consider When Renting a Car Safety Seat

When traveling with babies, toddlers and/or children, attempt to rent a car seat or booster seat that is most similar to the one you already own. Keep the following things in mind to ensure you choose the safest and most appropriate seat for your little one.

Be aware of how much space you have - If you are reserving a rental car at your destination location make sure there is enough room in the back seat to install the car seat you plan to rent. A large base may not fit in the back seat of a small car.

You will need to install the car seat yourself - All Quality Providers are required to provide customers with a car seat manual that includes installation instructions but are not allowed (due to liability reasons) to install a safety seat for a customer. Basic instructions are also typically printed on the car seat itself as a reminder/guide. Please always refer to the user manual to make sure the seat you are renting is properly installed. Ensure that the vehicle seat belt fits properly also. You can find a Child Passenger Safety Technician (CPST) at NHTSA or TotSquad should you choose to have someone double check your installation.

Make sure you choose the correct size seat - Choosing the correct safety seat for baby’s height and age can get a bit confusing. In the above section, we outline the three main types of car seats and who they are best used for. Please also refer to your state (or the state you are traveling to) for laws and guidelines. Safe Ride 4 Kids is a great resource.

Car Seat Safety Tips for Babies, Toddlers & Big Kids

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Babies, toddlers and children should always be securely fastened in the back seat of a vehicle.

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Remove bulky clothing and/or coats before buckling to make sure the harness is secure.

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Keep baby safest by pulling the straps snug. A car seat is, in fact, a safety restraint!

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Always use a car seat, even when on vacation. Find your next destination location here.

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Car Seat Manufacturers

We know you have several brands to choose from when it comes to a car safety seat for your infants and toddlers. Here are some seat manufacturers to take a look at.

Baby Trend

Baby Trend has distinguished itself among the worldwide leading manufacturers of juvenile products. Over the years, Baby Trend's Infant Car Seats have continually ranked in the top percentile in the industry in terms of safety, value, and ease of usage.

Britax

Leading the way in child safety technology for more than 70 years, Britax is always innovating, always focusing on what's best for the child and always going beyond 'good enough'.

Chicco

Chicco has become a household name for parents across the United States thanks to products like the #1-rated KeyFit® Infant Car Seat. Chicco is always innovating and working towards the next "big thing" that's going to revolutionize parenting for the next generation.

Clek

The founders at Clek went ahead and built a car seat that they would buy—with the best of everything. Yes, it meant making a more expensive seat, but it also meant making a seat that’s built without compromise.

Dorel (Safety 1st, Cosco, Eddie Bauer, Maxi-Cosi, Quinny)

Established in 1999, Diono offers safety and smiles for the biggest and most exciting journey in life. Available in 54 countries across the globe, Diono is a worldwide name in providing you with everything you need - from a a big day out or a little trip around the corner, they’ve thought of all the things you’ll need.

Evenflo

Dorel Juvenile is the world's leading juvenile products company. Dorel is home to all of the brands you love - Safety 1st, Cosco, Eddie Bauer, Maxi-Cosi, Quinny, and more. Dorel is helping families live carefree lives by providing them with juvenile products that rank highest in consumer reviews. That's what sets Dorel products apart; they are durable, helpful and caring.

Graco

For nearly 100 years it has been Evenflo’s mission to find and provide products that help you throughout your journey as a parent. Evenflo designs and manufactures a complete line of child safety seats.

Nuna

Nuna’s adventures in parenthood have shown us that practical and beautiful is the perfect balance when it comes to gear. There’s nothing they appreciate more than clever design and thoughtful solutions that bring parents a sense of joy.

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