Baby Bear Rentals on Martha's Vineyard
MV Baby Rent
for all your beach and baby needs on Martha's Vineyard
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MV Baby Rent

MV Baby Rent has been serving Martha’s Vineyard in 1996. We are a family run business and take great pride in employing fantastick folks. We provide super-clean, safe, comfortable and high quality baby and beach gear and furniture delivered to visiting families.

 

Frequently Asked Questions


Cleaning?

Everything is super clean. Guaranteed. Upon return all washable items are laundered and everything else is scrubbed down with a 10% bleach and water solution (what hospitals use).

Please remove any excessive soiling from items before return to avoid additional cleaning /item replacement fees. The minimum cleaning fee is $25 for items returned with excessive soiling. The offending substances may include, but are not limited to: gum, bodily secretions, crayons, ink, stickers, food (except on high chairs), sunscreen, and other difficult to remove stuff TBD.

Safety?

Safety is the number one priority. All our equipment is purchased directly by us for us. We select items based on sturdiness, safety, cleanability and certification by the JPMA. We closely follow all recall information. Every item is checked and re-checked upon delivery and return.

 
Delivery? 

We provide doorstep delivery to all island towns. Free with advance order. Seven days a week. A delivery fee is added to same day orders. It goes directly to the drivers who make these special deliveries, often in their own vehicles.


Delivery and pick up times vary depending on weather, traffic and the route. If you need the items by certain time, or until a certain time, please schedule to deliver or pick the day before or after.

We can’t schedule a specific time but you don't need to be at the home for delivery or pick up. Most deliveries and pick-ups take place between the hours of 9:30 and 3. The driver will leave the items on the porch, deck or in the most sensible area. They will be covered if rain is forecast. If you ordered a crib, it arrives fully assembled. It’s all one piece and sets up in about a minute. No tools needed. The crib will be folded down so it will fit through doorways. It’s not a project. Directions are on the mattress board which is attached to the crib.

If you leave before the driver arrives to pick up, simply leave the items in an accessible area. An FYI, cleaners often handle turnovers very quickly in large teams and lock the house when they leave so please don’t rely on cleaners to allow us access to the home.

If you wish to be at the address to receive delivery or for pick up, please call on the morning of and we will do our best to provide you with an expected window of time for the driver's arrival.

Availability?

If an item is sold out, the dates item is unavailable will be posted on the item.


Minimum Order?

Our minimum length of stay is overnight. There is no minimum dollar amount!


Chappaquiddick?

Chappaquiddick Island residents may have their equipment delivered to and picked up from the Edgartown side of the ferry. If you provide us with a phone number we will call and let you know when we drop off the equipment. It is great if you can do the same for us.


Can I come get the equipment?

No, we do not have a storefront. We are happy to deliver to you.


Cancellation?

Orders cancelled at least 24 hours before delivery date will be fully refunded. June through September, orders cancelled within 24 hours of delivery date will be subject to a 50% cancellation fee. No credit for early returns.


What is Massachusetts Car Seat Law and Who installs the car seat?

Liability prevents us from installing the car seat.

The Bay State requires all children under age 8 to ride in a child seat unless the child is over four feet, nine inches tall. Children ages 8 through 12 should be secured using the vehicle’s seat belt system.


For current guidelines please visit National Highway Traffic Safety Administration or Mass Gov Laws


Pick up?

Orders must be available for pick up at 9:30 on the day of pick up. Of course this does not mean we will be at every pick up location at exactly 9:30; you may continue to use items until the driver arrives as long as you are able to return items to the driver upon arrival. If you leave before pick up occurs, please leave the equipment in an accessible spot. If your rental is unable to be picked up you will incur a missed pick up fee of $25, as well as additional rental charges, so please do not leave the equipment locked away. If you know you would like to use the equipment late on the pick up day, call or email us. We try to be accomodating. Please call us if your plans change to prevent these additional charges and so that we may better accomodate your needs.

 
Is there a seasonal rate? 

Yes! The seasonal rate is 1.5x the 1 month rate. The shopping cart will calculate it for you.


Terms:

The above equipment is received for rental purposes only. Lessee shall keep and maintain this equipment in good repair and shall replace all damaged and/or broken parts immediately. Any parts not returned or returned damaged shall be charged to lessee at present selling price. Lessee shall not loan, sub-let, mortgage or in any other manner dispose of same to any person without written consent of owner. Any personal injuries or property damage suffered by any person using this equipment shall be assumed by the lessee and no liability whatsoever shall attach to lessor. Lessee agrees to indemnify and save harmless the lessor against all loss, damage, expense and penalty arising from any action on account of any inquiry to person or property occasioned by the operation, handling or transportation of the leased property during the rental period or while the property is in the possession or control of the lessee. Hold Harmless: You assume all risks inherent in the operation and use of the Rented Equipment by You and anyone else. You agree to assume the entire responsibility for the defense of, and pay, indemnify, and hold US harmless from, and release US from, any and all claims for damage to property or bodily injury (including death), or for loss of time and inconvenience resulting from the use, operation or possession of Rented Equipment, whether or not it be claimed or found that such damage or injury resulted in whole or in part from Our negligence, from the defective condition of the Rented Equipment or from any cause. Orders must be available for pick up at 9:30 on the day of pick up. If property is vacated before pick up occurs, please leave the equipment in an accessible spot. If rental is unable to be picked up by Lessor, Lessee will incur a missed pick up fee as well as additional rental charges, so please do not leave the equipment locked away. Please call if your plans change to prevent these additional charges and so that we may better accommodate your needs. Food residue found on returned items (other than high chairs) may be charged additional cleaning fees. The minimum cleaning fee is $25 for items returned with excessive soiling. Excessive soiling substances may include, but are not limited to: gum, bodily secretions, crayons, ink, stickers, food (except on high chairs), SUNSCREEN, and other difficult to remove stuff TBD.