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We’ve just been introduced to a fantastic new idea that will not only save money in the long run but also keep your children constantly entertained! A website that allows you to pick and choose toys, books, DVDs or computer games for your child, hire them for a certain amount of time and then return them at the end only to then choose new items!
Analot.com is a simple and convenient way to rent toys, books, DVDs and computer games and should come as a much welcome relief to all parents who find their child is always interested in playing with new toys and reading new books all the time. The items on the website are divided up into categories so that you can find age-appropriate toys quickly or you could even search by type of toy or even by English or Spanish books available.
The subscription service on offer allows you to have a rolling supply of new items all year round and with a large selection of items to choose from, you can be sure that your child will always have something new to focus on! And if you ever decide you want to keep on to an item you are welcome to buy that item direct from Analot.
Rent Toys, Books, DVDs & Computer Games with Analot.com
Analot is definitely aimed at making children’s entertainment a great deal easier and with direct shipping at no extra cost, high quality items and no late returns penalties, it’s easy for grandparents in the UK to gift their grandchildren over in Spain and indeed, for anyone to gift any child!
What Do We Think?
I for one never know what to buy nieces and nephews and with 8 of them there’s inevitably going to always be something brought that they already have, are not “in” to or is not age-appropriate etc. etc. By gifting a subscription to rent items instead, you take away any worry that after Christmas you’ll need to return anything and suddenly, buying gifts is an altogether more pleasant and stress-free experience!
Have you taken your baby on holiday abroad with you yet? Or does the idea of having to pack an additional suitcase with items for all eventualities for your little one fill you with dread? Wouldn’t it be really good to have all the home comforts of the baby rocker, walker and buggy ready for you in Spain when you arrive on your holiday?
Now you can with Spain Baby Gear Hire. The simple solution to taking it all with you when you come on holiday to Spain that allows you to hire any items you need on arrival!
Baby Gear Hire Spain is a family-run company based in Marbella that specialises in just this, the short term rental of baby equipment such as buggies, walkers, baby baths, activity mats and more.
Designed to make your life easier and travelling with your baby a whole great deal more enjoyable, Spain Baby Gear Hire was founded by parents who understand that going away on holiday with babies and youn children is not always the simplest thing in the world but with a little preparation and forward planning, by making use of popular top brands and well known names of baby equipment for hire at your destination, there’s no reason why your holiday shouldn’t be every bit as relaxing and fun as you want it.
At the moment Spain Baby Gear Hire baby equipment rental is only available on the Costa del Sol. Get in touch with Paco at Spain Baby Gear Hire today to find out about the various items available for hire and to arrange your next rental. Call on +34 670 803 380 or email on email@example.com or visit the website www.spainbabygearhire.es and say My Baby Spain sent you!
Amazon has been an absolute saving grace when buying absolutely anything and everything baby related, not to mention the fact that certain items are delivered absolutely free and right to the door!
I’m not adverse to going out myself and buying things in the good old traditional way that involves actually leaving the house and going to the shops, but, I am working online pretty much all day every day and Amazon makes ordering items from their website so easy that it’s almost rude not to! However, one of the main reasons for ordering baby products Spain online is that Spanish shops seem to go out of their way to ensure you never buy anything from them by charging absurd amounts for the same items.
For instance, the Tommee Tippee electric breast pump I wanted was 100 euros at the Madrid Baby Show we went to in November. Madness. The average price in any high street store in the UK would be around £80 and on Amazon it’s £56.66 which would work out as 65.91€ on today’s rate. Delivered free a few days later and that’s a saving of over 34€, a no brainer I think. Add all the new things you need for a baby together and you have the difference between bankruptcy and a gorgeous nursery and happy mum-to-be.
Latest Amazon Delivery
The latest Amazon delivery was expected tomorrow as per the delivery notification email I was received but has actually arrived today (another Amazon thumbs up). I’m getting to know Juan the delivery guy pretty well and he’s already been forewarned that I’ll see him again in another few days for the 3rd item from the last order that is being delivered separately (again, free).
Latest Amazon Delivery
Today’s package brings us a Fisher Price Rainforest Gym Activity Mat as well as a Changing Mat.
Fisher-Price Rainforest Gym Activity Mat
Fisher Price Rainforest Activity Mat
Listed in the most popular products, has 60 reviews of which 47 are 5*, has a full product review listed and a manufacturer’s description and 78% of people who visit the product page on Amazon end up buying the product. Good enough for me so I’m sure James will love it too!
Overhead gym with 5 activity toys & spinning butterflies to fascinate baby
Tummy-time play with 5 linkable toys to reposition for new ways to explore
Link toys to mat or giraffe and encourage baby to push up on tummy
Satiny butterflies spin at baby’s touch, activating lights, music or sounds
Plays up to 20 minutes of music or rainforest sounds
We’re a few months away from being able to test it out so I can’t add my own personal review but I can say I can’t wait to try it, looks fab in the packet! Get your own on Amazon and if you drop before me, pass on your feedback!
East Coast In My Garden Changing Mat
The second item to arrive today was the East Coast In My Garden Changing Mat. Our changing unit is being delivered to Manchester today and then shipped (also free of charge) from Manchester to Spain later this week and this changing mat will finish it off perfectly.
I’ve seen various changing mats in several Spanish hypermarkets so far but there’s always the lingering thought that for less money you can usually find something nicer on Amazon and the In My Garden changing mat looks lovely and colourful, will do what it says on the tin and is simply an attractive changing mat and if I’m going to be laying our son down on a changing mat around 10-12+ times per day, then an aesthetically pleasing changing mat is the least I can do to make the process a bit nicer! (There’s also several shades of green towards the bottom of the changing mat and so any spillage will blend in nicely)
East Coast In My Garden Changing Mat
Again, a top seller on Amazon, only £8.95 (or an equivalent 10.41€)
When Will Spain Catch Up?
I love my adopted country but there are simply some aspects that do not make sense. I can easily deal with having to go to 4 supermarkets on rotation to get everything we need just because there is no one supermarket that stocks everything we usually buy, but when it comes down to the fundamental idea of saving yourself time and a LOT of money by shopping online from the UK there is no contest at all.
Working in SEO Spain and Internet Marketing and being online all day means that I have exhausted a range of online searches in order to find the same items for decent prices available in Spain but I usually end up frustrated and empty-handed to the point that I can probably count around 5 items that we have purchased so far from Spanish shops. So for me, online shopping not only makes financial sense, but also means I can get exactly what I want and when I want it and in an online world this is pretty much an acceptable way of life and highly recommended to anyone having a baby in Spain.
I am fast becoming an armchair shopper and as Mr. Amazon-Delivery-Man Juan tells me, it keeps him in work and so in the firm belief that I am not totally ignoring the economy of my adopted country, I know that constant deliveries will help keep Juan in a job. And I’ll continue to tell myself this.