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Think before buying. Are you doing justice to your money?

Ever been so conscious about your spendings that you compromise on your likings? If you ask me, there have been several times when I drop the plan just to rebalance my pocket.Not in this blog but almost in all of my blogs I have mentioned that buying is now getting expensive. And do you know why? Because our needs are never satisfied. Those demands are endless and so money is never enough. That makes renting a crucial element to balance between likings and compromising.

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Daily, millions of people spend millions of money on their day to day necessities. Perhaps, which with time keeps on changing. In a rush always as we humans are, we consider buying everything that feels necessary at that particular moment. We are so instant that we fail to consider the life of the same thing that we happen to buy. And then there’s always a storeroom for such a mistake we do. Back then when renting wasn’t an option, buying was a necessary move. Fortunately, times have now changed.

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Testimonial: How we made travelling to United Kingdom effortless for our client Shubham!

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Travelling is probably the healthiest addiction and the greatest experience we all strive for. After all, we live for great adventures and even better stories to tell. This summer my friends came calling with a UK trip plan for 2 weeks toward which we all were genuinely excited for. However not having traveled for quite a while I was naturally short on some travel essentials I would require while also not really requiring them, post my trip. Continue Reading

Online baby stuff, furniture and household rental service by Rent Kar De. Blog by Deexterous

Online Furniture & household rental in Mumbai | Travelling NRI

Mumbai online furniture & household rental

Let me share about my experience in online furniture & household rentals in Mumbai with Rent Kar De. This post was first published on Deexterous and you can find the original post here.

We recently traveled to India from the US with our 1 year old (Read post on surviving long haul flights) One of our major crunch points was luggage space. There was SO much take for baby and me, as well as gifts for friends and family. We also had domestic travel in India so we really had to think about what to carry and what not to (thanks to the Domestic luggage restrictions). We really wished there was basic baby stuff that we could probably rent in Mumbai.

We decided to just let go of the Car seat and stroller! yikeees!! Though these are life savers and a must have, we really needed to travel as light as possible and keep our hands free on board too.

The convenience of renting in association with rentkarde

When we landed in India, I was quite concerned about not having a Car seat and was also missing my stroller in the lovely weather (without him running all around)!

That’s when a friend suggested Rent kar de. They are an online marketplace where one can rent out any products and rent from various renters in a location most convenient to you.

Not only baby-related products but we also rented the game of Catan which clearly requires time to understand but so engaging for hours on end!

Game of catan on Rent Kar De

Here’s how I went about renting:

1) Booked the product on Rent Kar De

2) Contacted the renter

3) Requested for delivery

4) Gave deposit and a photo ID

5) Had it picked up, got my deposit refunded and ID proof back after the tenure!

If you have someone visiting and they require a crib for their baby – NO PROBLEM. Rentkarde!

You want to take your girl out for a ride but have no bike? NO PROBLEM. Rentkarde!

Have that special wedding to attend but don’t want to spend a bomb on a new outfit. NO PROBLEM. Get that Tarun Tahiliani outfit from Renkarde!

Your finally going on that solo trip to Leh? Fantastic! Get that GOPRO from Rentkarde and capture this once in a lifetime experience.

You got all that lovely decorations for your kids birthday party and don’t want to sell it off? Don’t let it rot under the bed. Rentkarde!

Screen Shot from Rentkarde

My family also decided to rent out a lot of things like card games, a foot massager, a handycam etc that are just lying around the house. These are “used less” products lying idle in the house and it may be useful for someone even for a couple of days. The biggest advantage is that instead of purchasing and hoarding products, you can just rent on need basis.

Their simple motto is “why buy or sell when you can rent”!

Rent Karde currently serves the Mumbai market but are steadily growing platform. You can now forget about wasting money on buying. Mumbai’s online furniture & household rental is a one-stop shop for all online rentals in household, furniture, electronics, baby items and much more.

Visit their website and Facebook page for more info.

You can find other travel related posts here.


Deepika Pillai

Deepika is a blogger who writes about travel & parenting. She is an avid traveler and is constantly on the move with her IT hubby and toddler. Originally from India, they have lived in UAE & now in the US. 

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Be it any reason that stopped you from not having your dream bike home, we at Rentkarde are here to free your dreams with these beauties.


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Ducati Scrambler

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Video Games On Rent In Mumbai

Every Generation’s constant- Video Games.

Since time immemorial, a lot of inventions and concepts have come into existence. We are now being well versed to things that were once perceived, to never exist. With each generation’s contribution to the process of thoughts, with each different mindsets and perceptions blending in, we are now experiencing a world full of change. Full of wonders!

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