Marc and Claire started Tots in Tow keeping in mind the pain every parent go through while on a vacation with their over-excited little ones. While you are out with your kids, it becomes very difficult to manage the supplies and equipment required for a vacation. This article covers how both of them found a better way to travel keeping in mind kids’ needs and turn it into business using their WooCommerce website and how Bookings and Appointments plugin helped them create a perfect WooCommerce equipment rental store.
Marc and Claire’s Tots in Tow provides rental services as well as an option for the customers to buy products on their website. Once the customers select the products they want to buy or rent, they can proceed to checkout where they will get a shipping estimate based on their address. This way Tots in Tow make sure their customers can get the product directly at their door.
Equipment Rental Services Provided by Tots in Tow
Tots in Tow provides mainly two different types of rental services. Based on the duration of the rental, they have products in the following categories:
- Parents & Families Fun
- Reduced Mobility
Tots in Tow provides Weekly Rentals so that the customers can rent the products over the week and send it back to the store. The image below covers some of the products they provide for a weekly rental.
Marc and Claire require a fixed weekly rental cost which they have mentioned on the products as you can see in the above image. Moreover, since the rental is for a fixed period of a week, they have set it up easily using the Bookings Fixed Block of 7 days feature. This way the customer can select a start date for the rental and the end date will be calculated automatically, as shown in the image below.
Apart from Weekly Rentals, Tots in Tow also provides some of their products for a daily rental. Since they require their customers to enter the start and end date of the rental, the plugin allows customers to choose a Booking Enable Calendar Range with Blocks of 1 Day, as shown in the image below.
Shipping Rented Products To Your Customers
Tots in Tow also provide shipping options—one of the best things when you have to expand your business & have the flexibility to ship your products. Thanks to WooCommerce Bookings and Appointment plugin’s compatibility with WooCommerce Shipping, Tots in Tow are able to ship the rented products to nearby locations.
All they need to do is set up a shipping zone and their preferred shipping method, or they can even use a WooCommerce Shipping plugin for real-time shipping rates and order fulfillment directly from their store, and ship the products to their customers.
Do You Want to Set Up An Online WooCommerce Equipment Rental Website..?
In this article, we discussed how Marc and Claire successfully set up Tots in Tow as their Equipment Rental Website with the help of WooCommerce Bookings & Appointments plugin. We saw how they were able to make it easy for their customers to spend quality time with their family without worrying about their luggage.
WooCommerce alone is a great platform for people who want to run their own business. By integrating WooCommerce with a robust and intuitive Online Booking System like WooCommerce Bookings plugin, even you can set up your own business.